Welcome to Tri-Cities Washington Guide
Tri-Cities Washington Guide provides information about local attractions & things to do, festivals, outdoor recreation, farmers' markets, breweries, wineries, live music, museums & interpretive centers, history, social organizations, geology & Ice Age Floods, scenic drives, and more for Tri-Cities Washington (Richland, Kennewick and Pasco) and other nearby communities that include Yakima, Prosser, Moses Lake, Walla Walla, and Pendleton (see List of Cities & Counties and Area Maps).
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Community Events & Things To Do
Art & Music Festivals - Performing & Visual Arts
A directory of non-profit performing & visual arts associations and organizations is provided for the Tri-Cities Washington metropolitan area and other nearby communities including Yakima, Moses Lake, Walla Walla and Pendleton.
These organizations include art, ballet, bluegrass, choral ensembles, community bands, drama & live theatre, folklife, independent films, jazz & blues societies, swing bands, opera, orchestras and symphonies.
In addition, a directory of annual art and music related festivals and fairs is provided.
Attractions & Things to Do
Find activities and things to do for the following communities: Tri-Cities, Benton City, Connell, Dayton, Hermiston, Milton-Freewater, Moses Lake & Grant County, Pendleton, Prosser, Toppenish, Waitsburg, Walla Walla, and Yakima.
Bands, Musicians, Venues, Live Music
Tri-Cities community only
Information about the live music scene in Tri-Cities Washington is provided that includes local bands and musicians, venues, and live music calendars.
Breweries & Brewpubs, Bottle Shops & Taphouses, Beer & Hop Festivals
Information about breweries, brewpubs, bottle shops, taphouses, beer and hop festivals, homebrewer associations and Yakima Valley hops is provided for the Tri-Cities Washington metropolitan area and other nearby communities including Dayton, Prosser, Sunnyside, Waitsburg, Walla Walla, Yakima and Pendleton.
Community Resources, Facts & Demographics - Tri-Cities
Information about community resources, facts & demographics for Tri-Cities Washington is provided that includes education, economic and business development, health and human services, and regional transportation.
Craft Distilleries, Hard Cider Producers & Mead Wineries
Information about craft distilleries, hard cider producers, and mead wineries is provided for the Tri-Cities Washington metropolitan area and other nearby communities including Dayton, Prosser, Walla Walla, and Yakima.
Farmers' Markets and Local Food & Farm Producers
Information about farmers' markets, local food and farm producers, and specialty food & beverage products packaged locally is provided for the Tri-Cities Washington metropolitan area and other nearby communities including Yakima, Moses Lake, Walla Walla and Pendleton.
Geology - Ice Age Floods
Tri-Cities & Southeastern Washington
Information about the geology, Ice Age Floods / Missoula Floods, lava plateaus and flood basalts is provided for southeastern Washington that includes Tri-Cities Washington as part of the greater Columbia Basin.
Hobby, Recreation & Social Organizations
Tri-Cities community only
Looking for social activities? Information about activity, hobby, recreation, and social related groups in Tri-Cities Washington is provided that is targeted more towards the adult community. Membership is open to the public and some require registration and/or fees.
Museums, Interpretive Centers, and History Resources
Information about museums and interpretive centers, historical societies, architectural history, genealogical societies, Hanford history including the B Reactor, historical photo & video collections, and Native American history is provided for the Tri-Cities Washington metropolitan area and other nearby towns & cities in Southeast Washington and Northeast Oregon.
There are a lot of museums and interpretive centers in this region that you can drive to within one hour or so from the Tri-Cities. Plan a day trip and enjoy!
Newspapers, Magazines, Radio & TV Stations
Information about newspapers, magazines, radio and TV stations is provided for the Tri-Cities Washington metropolitan area and other nearby communities including Yakima, Moses Lake, Walla Walla and Pendleton.
Outdoor Recreation & Nature Conservation
Information about outdoor recreation and nature conservancy is provided for the Tri-Cities Washington metropolitan area and other nearby communities including Yakima, Moses Lake, Walla Walla and Pendleton.
Scenic Byway Drives & Photo Collections
Tri-Cities & Southeastern Washington
Information about scenic state byway drives that can be taken as day trips in Eastern Washington is provided for the Coulee Corridor Scenic Byway, Lewis and Clark Trail Scenic Byway, Palouse Scenic Byway, Yakima River Canyon Scenic Byway, and Yakama Scenic Byway. These scenic routes are all accessible within an hour or two drive from the Tri-Cities metropolitan area.
In addition, a guide to scenic photo collections of Southeast Washington, including the Tri-Cities metropolitan area, is provided. These photo collections will show that this region is not just a bunch of brown hills!
Volunteer Opportunities - Tri-Cities
Volunteer opportunities exist with many of the non-profit agencies in the Tri-Cities that offer community services such as counseling, disaster relief, domestic violence, food/clothing/shelter/housing, individual & family services, legal, medical/health services, sexual assault, transportation, etc. So find a local cause that you want to support and help out!
Wineries, Wine Festivals & Winery Tour Services
Information about wineries, wine festivals, winery tour services, wine societies, wine related publications and media, wine education, and specialty wine centers is provided for the Tri-Cities Washington metropolitan area and nearby Yakima Valley and Walla Walla Valley.