Friday, December 11 &
Saturday, December 12
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM both Nights


Free, however donations and/or sponsorship gladly accepted. 

Entertainment Schedule

Friday, December 11

6PM - St. Paul's 5th Gr. Choir

7PM - Ike Choir

8PM - All City Youth Jazz Band

9PM - Selah United Choicr (pending)

Saturday, December 12

6PM - Flute Troupe

7PM - Gone Fiddling Again

8PM - Grace Creek Band


Yakima Area Arboretum



Yakima Area Arboretum - Grounds
1401 Arboretum Drive
Yakima, WA 98901

Driving Directions 

2015 Luminaria - December 11 & 12

Bundle up and head to the Yakima Area Arboretum for one of the grandest Luminaria walks in the Pacific Northwest on December 11 & 12. 

Luminaria features a mile long pathway through the Arboretum's wintery landscape lit by the light over a 1000 candles.  While walking the trail people will enjoy listenening to the musLuminaria Groupic of the Arboretum’s Carillon Bell Tower, see groves of trees strung with 1000's of twinkling lights before heading to the Jewett Interpretive Center to warm up with a cup of Starbuck's coffee, hot Tree Top apple cider, hot chocolate, and/or tasty treats from the kitchens of Zirkle Fruit, live music performed each hour by various local artists, fun children's crafts, and shopping in the Tree House Gift Shop.

Hundreds of families return year after year making the annual Luminaria walk a magical holiday tradition. Luminaria two girls and a tree/Susan Noble phot After 24 years, Luminaria continues to draw over a thousand visitors each night, and new features are added to keep it fresh and interesting.  Children and their parents can’t help but be enchanted by this special event. The trail is relatively flat and designed to be used without a flashlight.  Ample parking.  

 Dress for the weather!

Filling Bags