Welcome to Yakima Pride, where people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are celebrated!
We are a non-profit organization based in Yakima, Washington that is committed to supporting and empowering the LGBTQIA+ community. Our team of dedicated queer volunteers works tirelessly to create uplifting and educational events, outreach programs, and celebrations of the beautiful diversity within our community.
Some of our signature events include the lively Yakima Pride Parade & Festival, Pride Day at the Fair, and the beloved Rainbow Prom. We aim to make Yakima one of the most welcoming places in Washington State for LGBTQIA+ people to live openly and proudly.
Our funding comes from generous community donations and sponsorships. As a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit, we rely on support from allies and advocates to keep our programs running strong.
We invite everyone to join us in promoting inclusivity, equality, and queer joy across the Yakima Valley. Explore our website to learn more about our work and how you can participate in events, volunteer, or donate. Yakima Pride is for everyone!
ANNUAL EVENT | JUNE 10, 2023
YAKIMA PRIDE FESTIVAL & PARADE
Naches Parkway (Pendleton Way and N Naches Ave)
The Yakima Pride Festival & Parade is one of the most popular events organized by Yakima Pride, a non-profit organization based in Yakima, Washington.
This colorful and lively celebration of diversity and inclusivity takes place in Central Washington, and attracts thousands of visitors from all over the state.
The festival features a variety of live entertainment, food vendors, and family-friendly activities, as well as a vibrant parade that showcases the spirit and energy of the LGBTQ+ community. Join us for a day of fun, excitement, and community as we celebrate love and acceptance for all.
CELEBRATE PRIDE FROM THE HEART OF CENTRAL WASHINGTON!
ANNUAL EVENT | MAY, 2024
For many LGBTQ+ youth, attending prom can be challenging and isolating. That's why Yakima Pride created the annual Rainbow Prom, a glamorous and inclusive event is held in Yakima, WA.
This exciting evening of dancing, music, food, and entertainment is exclusively for attending LGBTQ+ youth in the Yakima Valley. It's the perfect opportunity to celebrate love and acceptance with other members of the LGBTQ+ community, and to create unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.
Join us at the Rainbow Prom presented by Yakima Pride for an unforgettable night of fun and community.
ANNUAL EVENT | SEPTEMBER, 2024
PRIDE DAY AT THE FAIR
This annual event takes place during the Central Washington State Fair.
STATE FAIR PARK, 1301 SOUTH FAIR AVE., YAKIMA, WA 98901
Pride Day At The Fair presented by Yakima Pride is an exciting day of inclusion, diversity, and visibility that celebrates the LGBTQ+ community at the Central Washington State Fair.
Attendees are encouraged to show their support by wearing purple shirts and rainbow swag.
This fun-filled day features a variety of family-friendly activities, including a meet & greet, mid-day lunch gathering for delicious fair food, animal barns and petting zoo, group ride on the Giant Wheel, Pride Day At The Fair group photo, and more!
A complete list and schedule of fun and memorable activities will be made available on the Yakima Pride's website as the event date closes in.
Pride Day At The Fair is a perfect opportunity to showcase the spirit, energy, and visibility of the LGBTQ+ community in a welcoming and safe environment.
Join us for a day of fun, excitement, and community at Pride Day At The Fair presented by Yakima Pride.
WEAR PURPLE FOR AN EXCITING DAY AT THE FAIR!
This monthly event takes place at LGBTQ+ affirming and supportive businesses in the Yakima Valley.
Join the Yakima Pride team and make new connections at our monthly LGBTQ+ meet & greet coffee social! This is a great opportunity to meet our directors and local business owners at the various coffee shops we visit. You can also learn more about volunteering with Yakima Pride and our upcoming events.
If you're a local business or coffee shop interested in hosting an LGBTQ+ Social, feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll be happy to discuss it with you.