Selah Festivals Committee has organized an Independence Day Festival in Selah at King’s Row for the 4th of July to celebrate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from Great Britain. This is also a time to thank all who have served and give honor to the ones who have given their lives defending our country.
4:00 PM Saturday July 4th 2015
Free or low cost games and activities like; Dunk Tank, Raingutter Regatta, Pie eating contest, kids art, bean bag toss, ring toss.
Selah Chamber of Commerce Apple Pie Baking Contest
The Selah Chamber of Commerce Apple Pie Baking Contest in celebration of Independence Day starts at 4 PM at King’s Row. To enter you must sign up by June 26th 2015. Late entries maybe take if there is room and if approved by contest host. Download rules/entry form here!
At 4 PM on September 6th, 2014 Tree Top opened the gates to their Selah, Washington Campus for the 5th Annual Tree Top Skewered Apple Barbecue Championship. National competitors took on local barbecue masters and the general public got some great entertainment. The event ran until 11 PM Saturday night and then on Sunday it ran from 10:30 AM to 6 PM.
Over the weekend they had a lot of fun things. There was a wine and beer garden near the stage. Food vendors offered a variety of BBQ and other foods. All About Fun had inflatables there for the children. There was live music, a parade, Hog Callin’ Hoedown and apple pie eating contest.
Boy Scout Troop 275 helped people cross the street by being crossing guards. There were tractor pulled wagons transporting people to and from the event parking areas.
Wine Country Q won the Grand Championship for $10,000 and also their Golden Ticket, entry fee and $1000 travel to the World Food Cup in Las Vegas in November, to be aired on A&E. 2nd place was Slow Porkin’, 3rd place was Drummin Up BBQ, 4th place was Lake House BBQ, and 5th place was Sugar’s BBQ. Congratulations to all the competitors.
For more information on this event please visit the Skewered Apple Barbeque Championship web site: www.skeweredapple.com
Here are some photos of the 2014 Tree Top Skewered Apple Barbecue Championship: