September 23-25, 2016
Mirabeau Park & CenterPlace, Spokane Valley
Spokane Valley’s biggest event, Valleyfest, takes place September 23-25 and is a celebration of the local businesses and people that make Spokane Valley a great place to live and visit. From live music to bed races, fishing to robotics, this event has it all.
When it comes to deciding which Valleyfest event to attend…think big! Events at Valleyfest include everything from a car show to watching hot air balloons soar across the Valley at sunrise. Whatever you do, don’t miss the Hearts of Gold parade, which takes place Friday at 7:30pm and involves dozens of floats. Get there early for the Bed Races that start at 6:30pm.
For a full list of events, click here.
Music lovers rejoice! There are two different stages that will be featuring local musicians and entertainment groups throughout the festival.
CenterPlace Patio Stage: Saturday only, includes live music, comedy and more.
Family Stage: Saturday and Sunday, includes martial arts, jazzercise, magic and more.
There is no shortage of booths to check out at this event! Take a look at everything from individual artisans to local Spokane Valley businesses. Don’t forget to visit the food vendors for sandwiches, ice cream, pizza and other festival food.
With so many activities to enjoy, you’ll want to make a weekend of it. There are 13 hotels in Spokane Valley, ranging from motels to convention hotels. Click here to plan your stay.
Getting to the festival is a breeze! Just park at Spokane Valley Mall (near Red Robin), walk to the designated STA pick-up location and the STA Valleyfest bus will take you to the event. STA rides are free! The buses will be on a constant loop and will pick up at the mall every 10-15 minutes.
For more information about Valleyfest, visit Valleyfest.org.