Cultural Unity Fair Celebrates Diverse Yakima Valley
It's time for the 35th annual Annual Cultural Unity Fair at Wapato Middle School Tonight. The celebration will be held 4:30 p.m. -7:00 p.m. at Wapato Middle School. School officials say the event is held to celebrate the diverse and rich cultures of the Yakima Valley. A news release from the school district says the event features foods from the many different cultures that make up our region. Some of the ethnic foods included are Indian Fry Bread, Salmon, Pansit, Lumpia, Tacos, Cinnamon Rolls, Pizza, Baklava and the ALWAYS popular Cheese Zombies. Adult cooks from the various cultures combine to provide this culinary feast. Tickets are available at the door. Tickets are $7.00 for adults and $5.00 for Seniors and children. In exchange for each ticket, participants receive food tokens that can be used to sample the various foods.
In addition to the food there's also a lot of entertainment. Various cultural dances will be performed by Wapato Middle School students and staff.