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Though Spokane Valley residents won't be able to celebrate the annual Valleyfest fall festival as they normally, they will have several options to celebrate from home or visit participating neighborhoods to see how others are decorating.
Participants have until this weekend to sign up for most events in the 2020 Valleyfest Parade, but will be allowed some flexibility due to smoke danger, COVID-19 restrictions and going back to school.
Instead of gathering along city sidewalks to watch the annual Valleyfest Parade, residents of Spokane Valley will be able to turn their own porches into floats and attractions and Valleyfest will come to them this September.
The Spokane Valley City Council approved more than $180,000 in funds to help more than a dozen nonprofits serve their community or boost business in the city.
It’s always a beautiful day to get to know your neighbors, and this weekend community festivals make that a little bit easier.
This year’s Valleyfest, Friday through Sunday, features a diverse range of activities and entertainment for all ages.
Hundreds flocked to this year’s Valleyfest on Saturday at the CenterPlace Regional Event Center and Maribeau Point Park in Spokane Valley.
This year, Valleyfest takes places Friday through Sunday at CenterPlace Regional Event Center, Mirabeau Point Park and Plantes Ferry Sports Complex.
Organizers of the 29th annual Valleyfest community festival being held this weekend are trying to encourage children to reach for the stars by bringing in a NASA exhibit to inspire them.
Spokane Valley City Council has approved a plan to upgrade and expand the CenterPlace Regional Events Center to enhance community events and increase visitors. The 54,000-square-foot events center – which opened in 2005 – hosts about 1,000 events per year, including weddings, business conferences and larger community events such as Valleyfest, Crave NW and Oktoberfest.
Spokane Valley shut down one of its busiest arterials Friday night for Valleyfest’s annual Hearts of Gold Parade as people lined up along Sprague Avenue in the dark.
The 28th annual Valleyfest celebration kicks off Friday night with the “Hearts of Gold” parade down Sprague Avenue in Spokane Valley.
Young women living in Spokane Valley are invited to an information meeting about Miss Spokane Valley at noon Saturday at Panera Bread, 15716 E. Indiana Ave. Potential contestants must be sophomores or juniors in high school and are encouraged to bring parents or guardians to the meeting.
At Tuesday’s meeting, council received a brief report from city staff outlining that Vallyefest costs Spokane Valley $25,774 in CenterPlace staff time, Mirabeau Park staff time and police department overtime.
The 27th annual Valleyfest kicked off under sunny, blue skies Saturday, though early morning wind and fog cut short hot air balloon flights at dawn.
Valleyfest begins with bed races at 6:15 p.m. Friday followed by the Hearts of Gold Parade at 7:30 p.m. Both start at North Gillis Road and Sprague Avenue.
Spokane Valley discusses eliminating funding for Valleyfest and creating new community event.
FISHING -- Sportsmen are fond of stocking ponds and endorsing events that give kids and other newcomers a chance to try the sport of fishing. To that point, the Spokane Valleyfest fishing pond event at Mirabeau Point pond is praiseworthy. But after that, it gets...
Valleyfest begins Friday night with a bed race and a parade on Sprague Avenue. It continues Saturday and Sunday with dozens of community events, a family bicycle ride and a lineup of music on three stages spanning from Caribbean steel drummers to the Central Valley Strings Orchestra to headliner Men in the Making – replacing Peter Rivera who canceled for health reasons.
Ian Bolen worked the controls, lifting a trash can with the giant arm on the side of the garbage truck. The 6-year-old declared the experience Saturday afternoon at Valleyfest “awesome.”