SAVE THE DATE! 16th Annual Fresh Hop Ale Festival - Registration and tickets will be available soon! September 29th 2018: Proceeds to benefit Yakima-county based arts and science organizations. The Yakima Valley Grows Your Hops! Voted one of the top ten beer festivals in the nation, the Fresh Hop Ale Festival is the celebration of Yakima Valley hops and the craft beer industry. The Fresh Hop Ale Group is committed to providing grants to benefit Yakima county based arts and science organizations. The Yakima Valley produces 75% of the United States' hop crop, and this festival showcases the unique beers that are produced with our valley's hops. VolunteerFresh Hop is currently seeking volunteers for September 29th, 2018! Receive free admission into the festival, a t-shirt, commemorative glass and beer scrip. ATTENTIONJust a friendly reminder; animals and anyone under the age of 21 are not allowed at this event. ID will be requested at time of entry. Thank you! 2017 Homebrew Winners!Best of Show: Garret Burge Pale Ale: Derry Jeffries IPA: Bryan Pierce Imperial IPA: Ryan Hopkins 2017 Brewery Winners!Best of Show: Fat Head Brewing Pale Ale: Cloudburst Brewing IPA: Shookum Brewery Imperial IPA: Bale Breaker Brewing Company 2018 Sponsors Held at the Millennium Plaza!