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Summer in Walla Walla!

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June to August

Music, MOvies & wine

Magnificent sunsets grace the skies throughout the summer, providing a colorful backdrop to the many musical experiences in the Valley. From the nearly month-long Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival (June 1-24) to the weekly performances in wineries, tasting rooms and new Walawàla Plaza off Main Street, to the second season of Wine Country Concerts – this year hosting the Blue Monsters Tour with Blues Traveler and Big Head Todd and the Monsters on July 18 – that bring in top musical groups, the hills (and streets and barrel rooms and driving ranges) come alive with music.

For those who may rather have a seat in an air-conditioned theater, they may experience an “intoxicating” blend of short films at Walla Walla Movie Crush (July 7-9). And for those seeking the sound of wine bottles opening, they can immerse themselves in social and educational wine festivities at Celebrate Walla Walla Valley Wine (July 13-15) and at the Blood of Gods event, a wine meets rock’n’roll and pop art experience (July 22).

Experience a blend of short films at Walla Walla Movie Crush

July 7-9, 2023

Showcasing the best American short films of the past year, Walla Walla Movie Crush is a weekend long program broken into one-hour thematic blocks; each block may contain a blend of narratives, documentaries, animation, music videos, and more.  The festivities are kicked off with a package about veterans’ issues, in honor of the organizers’ commitment to the Red Badge Project and its work in Walla Walla.

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