Hermiston Happenings


July 14, 2018

Join the Chamber of Commerce for Hermiston's Funfest, held annually on the second Saturday in July. This fun-filled event takes place on Main Street and McKenzie Park.

The festival includes children's activities, exhibits, food booths, vendor booths and live music from local entertainers. The Hermiston Classic Car Club has their annual show at McKenzie park.

Follow Funfest at the Chambers website or on Facebook

basketball dunking photo
July 21-22, 2018

Location: Main Street, Hermiston

Come participate or be a spectator of the 13th Annual Takin' it to the Streets 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament in Downtown Hermiston!

With help from the community, this non-city organization and event, has become one of the most popular and largest events in Hermiston that helps raise funds for Hermiston youth sports. 

Various activities will be available for the entire family and include:

  • Slam Dunk Competition
  • 3 Point Shoot-Out
  • And of course, the 3 on 3 tournament

Many food and beverage vendors will be onsite, and as always the downtown merchants will be open for you to explore as well.

Hope to see you all there!




July 4, 2018 - 1:00PM to 10:00PM


The City of Hermiston will host TWO events for this years 4th of July Celebration!


Butte Park Opens at 1:00PM with:

Vendors, Games, Buble Balls, Dunk Tank, Stilt Walkers, Bounce Houses and MORE!!!


Butte Park Events Include:

3:00pm- Hermiston Parks and Recreation Dance
3:30pm- Boby & Faith Unplugged
5:00pm- The Shades
6:00pm- Keith Ramsey (Fired Up Magic)
6:30pm- The Shades
7:30pm- Big Top the Clown
8:00pm- The Shades
8:30pm- Keith Ramsey (Fired Up Magic)
9:00pm- The Shades
10:00pm- FIREWORKS


Pool Events Include (must have purchased tickets to attend):

6:00pm- Jim Basnight Band
7:00pm- Pool Party Begins & Keith Ramsey (Fired Up Magic)
7:15pm- 8:30pm- BBQ Dinner Served
7:30pm- Jim Basnight Band
8:30pm- Big Top the Clown
9:00pm- Jim Basnight Band
10:00pm- FIREWORKS


Summer Movies at the Park
July through August - Dusk

Join us at McKenzie Park for a movie showing on our oversized inflatable movie screen.

Time: Dusk

Cost: Free

Location: McKenzie Park

When: Mid-July through mid-August


Halloween Treats sign
October 31, 2018 - 3-5PM Downtown; 4-7PM Hermiston Community Center

Location: Hermiston Downtown Main Street and Community Center


December 2018 - 9:30am - 11:30am

Pancakes with Santa is sponsored by Rogers Toyota of Hermiston

Come out and enjoy a wonderful holiday breakfast with Santa. Breakfast will be pancakes and sausage with delicious toppings you can use to decorate your pancakes. Included with breakfast will be photos with Santa, and the staff from the Hermiston Library will share a holiday story with everyone.

Tickets must be purchased in advance at City Hall, Parks and Recreation office. Seats limited.

Day/Time: Saturday, 9:30am-11:30am

Ticket Prices: $8 - ages 2-15 years; $10 - 16 + years ; $30 - family of 4

Location: Hermiston Community Center

Christmas Tree with lights
December 7, 2018 - 6PM

Join us for our Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony! We will have music, an appearance from Santa, and campfire. Vendors will be on hand to provide food, hot chocolate and holiday treats.

Downtown Businesses will be open for First Thursday of the month Christmas shopping.