City Council meetings - 1st and 3rd Monday, unless Monday is a holiday and then it is Tuesday
Planning Commission meetings - 2nd Tuesday at 6:30 pm
Cemetery Board meetings - 2nd Wednesday at 9:00 am
All these meetings are held at City Hall, 205 E Third St, Wapato WA 98951.
Filipino Community Harvest Dinner
Proceeds go to the maintenance and operations of the community hall.
Silent auction, performance by local dance troupe "Batang Wapato". Artifacts, including photos illustrating Filipino history and Filipino-American servicemen, will be on display. For more information, contact (509) 969-8295.
Hosted by the Filipino-American Community of the Yakima Valley
|December||Community Children’s Christmas, City of Wapato - American Legion, TBD|
|February||Wapato Bean Feed Benefits Cancer Research, Wapato School District - last home game of the year.|
|March 2||Sukiyaki Dinner, Yakima Valley Buddhist Church - 1st Sunday in March
53rd Annual Sukiyaki Dinner is March 2, 2014 from 11:30 to 5:00
|March 31 - April 4||Wapato School District Spring Break|
|April 3||Spring Clean-up, 9 am to 4 pm. In gravel area between the railroad tracks near the food bank.|
|May 4||St. Peter Claver Parish Spring event - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm|
|June 7||Bicycle Rodeo, Wapato Police Department|
|June 7||Fire Department Breakfast, Wapato Fire Department|
|June 23 - July 25||USDA Free Summer Meals Program for Kids
Breakfast and Lunch - June 23 - July 25
Kids needing a nutritious meal this summer can find a free meal at Wapato Middle School and Adams Elementary School. The District is again hosting the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Summer Meals Program. All kids 18 years of age and younger qualify. The program starts on Monday, June 23rd. Breakfast and lunch will be available Monday thru Friday each week through July 25th. Breakfast is served from 7:00 to 8:00 a.m. and lunch from 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The program will be closed on Friday, July 4th in recognition of Independence Day.
For more information, contact Mike Balmelli, Community Relations Manager, Wapato School District, 509-877-5019
|July 7 to August 1||Mexico in Wapato
9:45 am to 2:45 pm
Community Center, 1009 S Camas Ave, Wapato
Call for information on what will be happening and the cost:
Angelica Reyes: 509.823.6954
|August 5||National Night Out
Wapato Police Department organizes this annual community event.
The family fun will start at 5:00 pm at Lions Park. We will be serving a free meal of Carne Ascade and participants will enjoy games and prizes.
|August 8||Wapato Health Fair
Free immunizations for children
Sponsored by Farmworker's Clinic and Emerald Care Learn Download the flyer
Filipino Community Harvest Dinner, Yakima Valley Filipino Community Center
$5 adults, Children $3.
The Filipino Youth Activity Group will be performing at 5:00pm as well as on Monday (9/1) at the annual Harvest Festival in Lions Park.
|August 29 - September 1||68th Annual Wapato Harvest Festival
honoring diversity and local agriculture!
Carnival and Entertainment
Open Mike on Friday and Saturday nights - 6:00-10:00pm
Car Show on Monday, September 1st
Food Vendors include traditional barbecue chicken, tacos, hamburgers, hot dogs, chili cheese fries and pie.
A 50-50 raffle will be held; the Miss Wapato royalty will be selling tickets.
A traditional Filipino dance troupe from Seattle will perform Saturday at noon in the park, where a carnival begins at 6:00pm on Saturday and continues through Labor Day
Harvest Festival Parade - September 1st
Vendor space available - Vendor Application
Organized by the Wapato Lion’s Club
|September||Car Show, American Legion|
|September 5-6||National Dragster Challenge - Renegade Raceway, Wapato, WA|
10th Annual Tamale Festival
A Free Family event!
Washington Victory Plaza - Downtown Wapato
Download the Event Flyer
Tamale Cookoff - noon, Lighted Parade - 6pm, Cultural Dancing, Live Music, Car Show, Pumpkin Decorating, Kids games, Fun Run, Wapato High School Band, Food and Craft Vendors.
Crowning of Little Miss Wapato at noon.
Kids get free Halloween bags and glow-sticks!
This event is sponsored by the Greater Wapato Chamber of Commerce.
If you'd like us to add your community event to this calendar, please contact us.
The public is invited and encouraged to all open public meetings of the City Council Regular and Work Session meetings. Both meetings are held at City Hall Council Chambers, 205 E Third Street, Wapato, WA. City Council meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 7:00 pm.Council Work Sessions are informal and informational. They are just before City Council meetings starting as early as 6:00 pm.