There are few ventures of the human spirit that manage to retain long-term integrity as they grow in popularity: the once-unconquered peak of Mount Everest is now a tourist trap littered with spent oxygen bottles; comedian/talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres was a judge on season nine of American Idol.
Spokane’s annual food booth bonanza Pig Out in the Park, on the other hand, has held onto the purity of its roots with a firm—albeit slightly greasy—grip.
While the number of vendors has steadily grown since the event’s inception, not much else has changed. A short walk through Pig Out will tell you everything you need to know—this event is about one thing: eating a lot of really good food.
This six-day festival has been stuffing stomachs in Spokane since the Carter Administration and has become a regional favorite for locals and visitors alike. Dozens of food vendors populate a labyrinth of booths in Spokane’s Riverfront Park. Here are some nitty-gritty details about Pig Out in The Park:
Whether you’re a die-hard foodie or a picky eater who only eats chicken strips and ketchup, you’ll find something delicious at Pig Out in the Park.