Nestled in the "gap" of two mountains, Union Gap is where old traditions blend with contemporary ideas. Founded more than a century ago, this charming community is actually the original Yakima City until it was renamed in 1917. Now, it is a thriving center of activity, abounding with festivals, museums, restaurants and shops, all conveniently close to the major thoroughfares of the Yakima Valley. Union Gap is also home to the largest collection of antique farm equipment in the Pacific Northwest, as well as the Yakima Valley’s only indoor shopping mall, so you’re sure to find something fun and interesting in Union Gap!
One of Washington State’s biggest Living History Weekends! Acres of history displays and Education Stations, 5 Civil War battle reenactments, talks on history, meet Abraham Lincoln & General Grant, enjoy live music concerts in the park, fireworks display, pancake breakfast, great food, arts/crafts vendors, fun photo backdrops for pictures, tram rides through the Ag Museum, kids area with inflatables and much more! FREE ADMISSION & FREE PARKING!
Union Gap brings history to life with a calendar full of signature events and one of the largest Pacific Northwest collections of vintage agricultural equipment and machinery at the Central Washington Agricultural Museum.
National chains rub shoulders with local favorites, so the whole family is sure to find something that will satisfy their hunger!
Pick any one of the wonderful hotels in Union Gap and you’ll have the perfect spot to explore everything the bountiful Yakima Valley has to offer.
The Valley Mall is the retail hub of the Yakima Valley. With more than 85 merchants, from national retailers to local shops, you’ll find everything from fashion to electronics to sporting goods, all just steps away from each other.
Union Gap is just a short drive from more than 300 miles of trails. It’s the perfect home base for hiking, biking and trail running under sunny skies in Central Washington.
Escape rooms are the hot new craze, and Union Gap has one of the best ones! Grab your friends and see if you can Escape the Maddness!
Escape the Maddness is proud to introduce their new Escape Room - the 'Pharaoh's Tomb' - giving you two great Escape Rooms to choose from.