More than 3,000 farms call the Yakima Valley home and Union Gap is perfectly situated in the middle of it all. With a harvest season that spans from April to November, there’s still plenty of time to plan your trip for farm fresh fun and flavors. From apples, pears and peppers to squash, onions, potatoes, pumpkins and more, there’s plenty to harvest from u-pick farms, fruit stands and farmers markets in September and October. Of course, don’t forget about fall in wine country!
Make Union Gap your home base and take home all the flavors of fall!
Union Gap is known for its decades old produce stand, Fruit City. Established in 1966, Fruit City is passionately operated as a second-generation business by a pair of brothers and best friends, the St. Aubin boys. It’s a long-time local favorite stop for a vast array of produce grown and carefully sourced by the St. Aubins. Stop by for fresh produce, as well as specialty food products.
Stay in Union Gap and have an adventure on the farm. Produce tastes even better when you harvest it yourself. It’s a true farm to table experience! There are several u-pick farms within an easy drive from Union Gap. Be sure to call and check for availability. Along the way, tour the Valley farm stands. Check out harvest festivals around the Valley during your visit! Union Gap is home to the Yakima Farmers Market every Sunday through October.
When we think about harvest in the Yakima Valley, we certainly can’t forget about grape harvest! Excitement is in the air throughout the fall as harvest is underway and Valley winemakers get ready to make the next great vintage. Call Union Gap home for a weekend, go sipping in wine country and soak up the excitement. After all, Union Gap truly is the gateway to the Yakima Valley wine country experience. Plan your trip to Union Gap October 12 and 13 for Catch the Crush to celebrate the culmination of harvest.
You don’t want to miss this family-friendly favorite that attracts people from throughout central Washington. It starts with the amazing corn maze and the fun continues with hay rides, apple cannons, perfect pumpkins, tasty treats and more. Children love the hay maze, hay pyramid and slide and s’mores roasted in the fire pits. Capture memories with all the photo ops and cutouts and take home carving and specialty pumpkins, gourds, squash, straw bales and corn stalks.