Links of Interest
- Prosser Memorial Hospital
- Prosser Schools
- Washington Wine
- Prosser Economic Development
- Prosser Chamber of Commerce
- City of Prosser
An integral part of the wine industry
Prosser is a destination for many in the Northwest; it is fast becoming an integral part of the wine industry in the Southeast Washington. Attractive offices, stores, services and residential developments have contributed to a new level of vibrancy, while retaining a small town feel that appeals to residents and visitors alike.
This scenic area is bordered on the north by the Rattlesnake Hills and on the south by the Horse Heaven Hills with the Yakima River running through. This offers great protection from winds. Prosser boasts 300 sunny days annually, lending to a wide range of outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, boating, and golf. Truly perfect weather for taking one of the many winery tours available year around.
Many of Prosser’s residents live or are within walking or biking distance of the quaint downtown area. Strategic public and private investments are creating a true multidimensional cultural center with several new and expanded public amenities; this is a growing community with a unique offering for its residents. Many cultural events take place during the year as pairings of Art, Wine, Food and Music are combined throughout the community.
Prosser is located in the lush Yakima Valley and celebrates its rich agricultural heritage with many world-class wineries and vineyards. Our 19+ local wineries are the heart of Washington Wine Country. They welcome and encourage you to taste the results of the distinctive fruit grown in the Yakima Valley, Horse Heaven Hills and Columbia Valley American Viticulture Areas. Sample local fresh fruits, vegetables, condiments and sweets complimented by the perfect wines.
Prosser is perfectly located to be a home base for wine tours with an abundance of local lodging, and bed & breakfasts, allowing easy freeway access to comfortable day trips throughout Washington's finest wine-growing region. Plan ahead and become a part of the community with events such as the Prosser Wine and Food Fair, The Great Prosser Balloon Rally or the latest success The Prosser Scottish Fest. Downtown thrives as it focuses on retail activity that attracts pedestrians, providing for a distinctive selection of stores, restaurants, cafe, boutiques, wineries and wine bars as well as varied housing opportunities.
Natural resources abound throughout Prosser. The Yakima River challenges anglers for trophy smallmouth bass, spring Chinook salmon and whitefish. The community is sheltered by statuesque historic century plus trees and is surrounded by verdant orchards and vineyards as well as native shrub steppe habitat. A system of parks and gathering places create a sense of the "Promise of the Good Life." A network of walkways, trails, vista points and plazas enables people to enjoy the natural beauty of the Yakima River, views of the surrounding Horse Heaven hillsides and the Rattlesnake Mountain range.
Prosser is a tranquil oasis of green with its peaceful river meandering through the velvet hills that cradle Prosser's tree-lined streets. This clean, attractive town is friendly to all and features old-fashioned light poles and cobbled sidewalks. Prosser has even been dubbed the "Birthplace of the Washington Wine Industry." Almost 300 sunny days annually lend way to a variety of outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, boating and golf. Prosser is indeed a great place to visit or call home.
There are many reasons people are relocating to Prosser, Washington. Visitors and residents will find all the activities and services they would want in a modern community including an athletic club, modern healthcare, entertainment and senior services.