Yakima Valley Visitors Center Celebrates 10 Years

More than 70 people gathered at the Yakima Valley Visitor Information Center (VIC) May 30th to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the center. Dedicated May 22, 2003, the center was built to be the gateway center to Washington Wine Country. It’s Tuscan themed design and ambiance has earned it the reputation of being one of the most beautiful visitors centers in the Northwest.

Featured speakers were former Yakima Mayor Mary Place and former VCB CEO and current Yakima City Council member Kathy Coffey. Both shared stories and fun moments related to the building and opening of the center. In addition to food and live music, new VCB winery members J. Bell Cellars and Reflections Vineyards were on hand for wine tasting.

The VIC is located of I-82 at 101 North Fair Avenue near Target in Yakima, Washington. For more information call (509) 573-3388 or (800) 221-0751.

Folks celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Yakima Valley VIC

Folks celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Yakima Valley Visitor Information Center

Yakima Valley VCB CEO John Cooper and City of Yakima Council Member Kathy Coffey serve up the cake.

Yakima Valley VCB CEO John Cooper and City of Yakima Council Member Kathy Coffey

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VIC Manager Pam Alamos talks with former Yakima Council Member Bernie Sims

VIC 10 Yr Party

J.Bell Cellars owner and winemaker Wes Teslo pours a sample.

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