Special Events

From Festivals To Fairs, A World of Walla Walla Fun

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WWCC College Rodeo
Community Event
WWCC College Rodeo
Regional Collegiate Rodeo Event | Second Weekend in March

The 35th Annual WWCC College Rodeo Ride Against Child Abuse is March 10th, 11th, & 12th at the Walla Walla County Fairgrounds Indoor Arena.

Walla Walla Holiday Parade of Lights
Community Event
Walla Walla Holiday Parade of Lights
First Saturday in December

The 22st Annual Holiday Parade of Lights at Downtown Walla Walla.

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Holiday Barrel Tasting
Community Event
Holiday Barrel Tasting
Future Release Wine Sampling | First Weekend in December

Amidst the festive atmosphere of the season, winemakers and cellar staff provide samples of  future releases straight from the barrel. The wineries get into the holiday spirit in their own unique way, offering food, art, music and more.

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ArtWalla - Art Tours
Community Event
ArtWalla - Art Tours
Informal Gallery & Tasting Room Walks | Year-Round, Hours Vary

Art Tour is an ArtWalla sponsored event which occurs every first Friday, May-October from 4 PM -7 PM. Featuring Walla Walla's locally owned galleries, wineries, restaurants and businesses.ts.

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Veteran's Day Parade
Community Event
Veteran's Day Parade
November 11th

Join us as we honor our veterans for their service!

Fall Release Weekend
Community Event
Fall Release Weekend
Fall Wine Release | First Weekend in November

Cellar doors are open and new releases are available for tasting during Fall Release Weekend. Come celebrate the end of harvest season with special pours, winemaker dinners, live music and more. Fall is a beautiful time of year to enjoy the valley.

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ArtWalla - Art Tours
Community Event
ArtWalla - Art Tours
Informal Gallery & Tasting Room Walks | Year-Round, Hours Vary

Art Tour is an ArtWalla sponsored event which occurs every first Friday, May-October from 4 PM -7 PM. Featuring Walla Walla's locally owned galleries, wineries, restaurants and businesses.

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Downtown Merchants Trick-or-Treat Children's Costume Walk
Community Event
Downtown Merchants Trick-or-Treat Children's Costume Walk
Halloween

Downtown Merchants Trick-or-Treat Children’s Costume Walk

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Walla Walla Balloon Stampede
Community Event
Walla Walla Balloon Stampede
Third Week of October

The Ballooning World Returns to Walla Walla and it’s iconic home at Howard Tietan Park

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Walla Walla Farmer's Market
Community Event
Walla Walla Farmer's Market
Crawford Park | Month of October | Weekends

Walla Walla’s premier market that operates each Saturday from May 6th to October 29th from 9am-1pm. The market is held at Crawford Park / Market Station at the corner of Main & Fourth Streets in historic Downtown Walla Walla.

 

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ArtWalla - Art Tours
Community Event
ArtWalla - Art Tours
Informal Gallery & Tasting Room Walks | Year-Round, Hours Vary

Art Tour is an ArtWalla sponsored event which occurs every first Friday, May-October from 4 PM -7 PM. Featuring Walla Walla's locally owned galleries, wineries, restaurants and businesses.

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Walla Walla Food Truck Night
Community Event
Walla Walla Food Truck Night
First Monday

Food Truck Night brings 15+ food trucks out to the Airport incubators. This is an event you don’t want to miss!

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Pendleton Round-Up
Regional Event
Pendleton Round-Up
endleton, OR | Second Full Week of September

While the rodeo is the heart of the Round-Up week, the Round-Up refers to all of the excitement that draws thousands to Pendleton in the second full week in September each year.

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Wheelin' Walla Walla Weekend
Community Event
Wheelin' Walla Walla Weekend
Classic Car Show | Weekend After Labor Day

Wheelin’ Walla Walla is held each September, the weekend after Labor Day, in historic downtown. Wheelin’ Walla Walla Weekend is an annual, two-day event, that begins with the Classics Cruise and BBQ on Friday evening. The Show 'n Shine takes center stage on Saturday! Stroll Main Street where over 400 cars and motorcycles are on display and line the street from Palouse to Sixth Street. An awards ceremony cap off this family-friendly event.

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Walla Walla Food Truck Night
Community Event
Walla Walla Food Truck Night
First Monday

Food Truck Night brings 15+ food trucks out to the Airport incubators. This is an event you don’t want to miss!

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Walla Walla Farmer's Market
Community Event
Walla Walla Farmer's Market
Crawford Park | Month of September |Weekends

Walla Walla’s premier market that operates each Saturday from May 6th to October 29th from 9am-1pm. The market is held at Crawford Park / Market Station at the corner of Main & Fourth Streets in historic Downtown Walla Walla.

 

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Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days
Community Event
Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days
Labor Day Weekend

The Walla Walla County Fairgrounds is the ideal venue for reunions, picnics, company parties, wedding receptions, banquets and indoor or outdoor activities. The grounds have shady lawn areas, an outdoor stage, RV camping, picnic tables, benches and more.

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ArtWalla - Art Tours
Community Event
ArtWalla - Art Tours
Informal Gallery & Tasting Room Walks | Year-Round, Hours Vary

Art Tour is an ArtWalla sponsored event which occurs every first Friday, May-October from 4 PM -7 PM. Featuring Walla Walla's locally owned galleries, wineries, restaurants and businesses.

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Walla Walla Food Truck Night
Community Event
Walla Walla Food Truck Night
First Monday

Food Truck Night brings 15+ food trucks out to the Airport incubators. This is an event you don’t want to miss!!

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Peach Basket Classic
Community Event
Peach Basket Classic
3-on-3 Basketball Tourney | First Weekend in August

Peach Basket Classic Tournament Bracket

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Walla Walla Farmer's Market
Community Event
Walla Walla Farmer's Market
Crawford Park | Month of August | Weekends

Walla Walla’s premier market that operates each Saturday from May 6th to October 29th from 9am-1pm. The market is held at Crawford Park / Market Station at the corner of Main & Fourth Streets in historic Downtown Walla Walla.

 

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ArtWalla - Art Tours
Community Event
ArtWalla - Art Tours
Informal Gallery & Tasting Room Walks | Year-Round, Hours Vary

Art Tour is an ArtWalla sponsored event which occurs every first Friday, May-October from 4 PM -7 PM. Featuring Walla Walla's locally owned galleries, wineries, restaurants and businesses.

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Walla Walla Sweets, Summer Collegiate Baseball
Community Event
Walla Walla Sweets, Summer Collegiate Baseball
First Week of August | Dates Vary

Walla Walla Sweets is a professionally operated baseball club in the West Coast League.

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Tri-Cities Water Follies
Regional Event
Tri-Cities Water Follies
Kennewick, WA | Hydroplane Racing & Airshow | Last Weekend of July

Join us for the 2017 Columbia Cup July 28 – 30, 2017

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Walla Walla Dance Festival
Community Event
Walla Walla Dance Festival
Last Week of July

We are passionate about dance. About how people move, what creates movement, its expressive qualities and relationships, and above all - how it all comes together synergistically to create works that are transformative and entertaining; educational and moving in a way that stirs your thoughts and feelings and will want to make you get up and dance yourself.

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Pendleton Bike Week
Regional Event
Pendleton Bike Week
Pendleton, OR | Third Full Week of July

Pendleton Bike Week is the fastest growing motorcycle rally in the Western USA.   Come and join us for a great week of rides, new friends, and entertainment.  Don't miss Grand Funk Railroad performing Saturday Night July 22nd at Happy Canyon Stadium. 

ArtWalla - Art Tours
Community Event
ArtWalla - Art Tours
Informal Gallery & Tasting Room Walks | Year-Round, Hours Vary

Art Tour is an ArtWalla sponsored event which occurs every first Friday, May-October from 4 PM -7 PM. Featuring Walla Walla's locally owned galleries, wineries, restaurants and businesses.

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Fourth of July in The Park
Community Event
Fourth of July in The Park
July 4th | Independence Day

Walla Walla Celebrates 150 Years! Special 4th of July

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Athena Caledonian Games
Regional Event
Athena Caledonian Games
Athena, OR | First Week of July

Our shared vision is to sponsor the Caledonian Games, a Scottish Heritage Festival with games, events, entertainment, music, food and dancing that are founded in the Scottish tradition.

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Walla Walla Food Truck Night
Community Event
Walla Walla Food Truck Night
First Monday

Food Truck Night brings 15+ food trucks out to the Airport incubators. This is an event you don’t want to miss!

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Walla Walla Sweets, Summer Collegiate Baseball
Community Event
Walla Walla Sweets, Summer Collegiate Baseball
Month of July | Dates Vary

Walla Walla Sweets is a professionally operated baseball club in the West Coast League.

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Walla Walla Farmer's Market
Community Event
Walla Walla Farmer's Market
Crawford Park | Month of July | Weekends

Walla Walla’s premier market that operates each Saturday from May 6th to October 29th from 9am-1pm. The market is held at Crawford Park / Market Station at the corner of Main & Fourth Streets in historic Downtown Walla Walla.

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All Wheels Weekend
Regional Event
All Wheels Weekend
Classic Car Show | Dayton, WA | Second or Third Weekend in June

Most Popular Car Show in the Northwest! Classic Show 'n' Shine - Friday Night Cruise - Live Stage Show - Demo Derby - Poker Walk - Drag Races

Celebrate Walla Walla
Community Event
Celebrate Walla Walla
Winemakers Weekend | Third Weekend in June

Join more than 60 Walla Walla Valley winemakers, internationally known guest winemakers, and celebrated chefs in exploring one of the world’s most renowned grape varieties – Syrah.

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Walla Walla University Commencement
Community Event
Walla Walla University Commencement
Second Weekend in June

Graduation weekend June 9th-11th, 2017

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Walla Walla Community College Commencement
Community Event
Walla Walla Community College Commencement
Second Weekend in June

You and your family are encouraged to participate in the special occasion. We hope you will help us celebrate this major accomplishment in your life by attending graduation exercises.

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Fort Walla Walla Days
Community Event
Fort Walla Walla Days
Historic Re-enactor's Weekend | Second Weekend in June

Join us for a family-oriented, two-day event commemorating Walla Walla Valley regional heritage with historic reenactors, live demonstrations, music, dancing, children’s pioneer games, food, and more. 

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Walla Walla Food Truck Night
Community Event
Walla Walla Food Truck Night
First Monday

Food Truck Night brings 15+ food trucks out to the Airport incubators. This is an event you don’t want to miss!

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Walla Walla Farmer's Market
Community Event
Walla Walla Farmer's Market
Crawford Park | Month of June | Weekends

Walla Walla’s premier market that operates each Saturday from May 6th to October 29th from 9am-1pm. The market is held at Crawford Park / Market Station at the corner of Main & Fourth Streets in historic Downtown Walla Walla.

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Walla Walla High School Commencement
Community Event
Walla Walla High School Commencement
First Weekend in June

Friday, June 2, 2017–Graduation Ceremony 7:00 p.m. Wa-Hi Courtyard.

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ArtWalla - Art Tours
Community Event
ArtWalla - Art Tours
Informal Gallery & Tasting Room Walks | Year-Round, Hours Vary

Art Tour is an ArtWalla sponsored event which occurs every first Friday, May-October from 4 PM -7 PM. Featuring Walla Walla's locally owned galleries, wineries, restaurants and businesses.

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Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival
Community Event
Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival
Month of June

Several different events are hosted throughout the festival.  Various classical music concerts are performed in locations such as the Gesa Power House Theatre and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, playing pieces by famous composers such as Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Hayden, Mozart, Handel, and so many others.

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Walla Walla Sweets, Summer Collegiate Baseball
Community Event
Walla Walla Sweets, Summer Collegiate Baseball
Month of June | Dates Vary

Walla Walla Sweets is a professionally operated baseball club in the West Coast League.

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Dayton Days & Mule Mania
Regional Event
Dayton Days & Mule Mania
Dayton, WA | Fourth Week of May

Mule Mania, located in the scenic and historic city of Dayton, Washington is now in its seventh year. It was created to provide a regional show that celebrates both the marvels and beauty of mules as well as the owners who so passionately train and nurture them.

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Whitman College Commencement
Community Event
Whitman College Commencement
Third Weekend in May

The Baccalaureate ceremony, which is held the day before Commencement, offers graduating seniors and their families an opportunity to reflect on their time spent at Whitman and look ahead to new opportunities.

Waitsburg Celebration Days
Regional Event
Waitsburg Celebration Days
Waitsburg, WA | Third Week of May

Family Fun night at the Plaza Theater
-Antique Auto Show & Cruise
-Duck Derby Race on the Touchet River
-Kiddie Parade
-Waitsburg Celebration Days Parade.
-Bruce House Museum open & Carriage Rides
-ATV Poker Ride & Obstacle Course
-Brew Fest/Tasting
-Music/ Frog Hollow Band/Steel drum band
-Fireman Competition
-Cowboy Church
-Burgers, Band, & Brews-The FrogHollow Band

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ArtWalla - Art Tours
Community Event
ArtWalla - Art Tours
Informal Gallery & Tasting Room Walks | Year-Round, Hours Vary

Art Tour is an ArtWalla sponsored event which occurs every first Friday, May-October from 4 PM -7 PM. Featuring Walla Walla's locally owned galleries, wineries, restaurants and businesses.

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Walla Walla Farmer's Market
Community Event
Walla Walla Farmer's Market
Crawford Park | Month of May | Weekends

Walla Walla’s premier market that operates each Saturday from May 6th to October 29th from 9am-1pm. The market is held at Crawford Park / Market Station at the corner of Main & Fourth Streets in historic Downtown Walla Walla.

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Spring Release Weekend
Community Event
Spring Release Weekend
Spring Wine Release | First Weekend in May

During Spring Release Weekend visitors can be among the first to enjoy newly released wines, many of which can only be found by visiting the wineries and tasting rooms themselves.

Walla Walla Food Truck Night
Community Event
Walla Walla Food Truck Night
First Monday

Food Truck Night brings 15+ food trucks out to the Airport incubators. This is an event you don’t want to miss!

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Cayuse Weekend
Community Event
Cayuse Weekend
Early Spring Wine Release | Second Weekend in April

Cayuse began releasing their wines on their own weekend, and many people came to Walla Walla just for that event. Other wineries soon caught on and many wine and food events fill the entire weekend. Cayuse Release Weekend has become the unofficial start of the wine tasting season in the Valley. Come for the Cayuse - stay for everything else!

Feast Walla Walla
Community Event
Feast Walla Walla
Second Weekend in April

Feast Walla Walla is the big party under the tent. Over forty of your favorite local restaurants, wineries and breweries will once again tempt your tongue with their special crafted treats.

VGBRA Barrel Daze
Community Event
VGBRA Barrel Daze
Annual Barrel Racing Event | Second Weekend in April

Valley Girls Barrel Racing Association.

Walla Walla Food Truck Night
Community Event
Walla Walla Food Truck Night
First Monday

Food Truck Night brings 15+ food trucks out to the Airport incubators. This is an event you don’t want to miss!

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Banff Mountain Film Festival
Community Event
Banff Mountain Film Festival
Whitman College | Late January/Early February

The World Tour brings all the excitement of the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival to audiences around the globe!

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