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Valleyfest Hearts of Gold Parade

At the Spokane Valley’s annual party, Valleyfest, people lined Sprague Ave. from University to Pines on Friday evening to watch the Hearts of Gold parade. Many of those people will fill Centerplace and Mirabeau Park for festivities Saturday and Sunday as well.


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A military color guard marches the flags down Sprague Ave. Friday evening.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

The West Valley High School Band plays along the parade route.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

The Spokane Valley Fire honor guard, carrying flags, follows their pipe and drum unit in the parade.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

The crew of a hot air balloon shoots a spurt of flame toward the sky during the parade. Balloon crews attempted early morning flights Friday and Saturday in connection to Valleyfest.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

The Filipino-American Association of the Inland Empire brought their jeepney, a traditional type of public transportation from the Philippines, to the parade.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

Robbins Rebels, a fife and drum corps, marches down Sprague Ave.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

A jumprope group passes in front of the flood lights at Sprague and Gillis.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

A group of motorcyclists, on their rumbling machines and surrounded by exhaust fumes, line up to move onto the parade route.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

Classic and high-performance cars were interspersed throughout the parade.

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