Valleyfest is an annual community-wide celebration held each September with live entertainment for the entire family, an opportunity to meet and have fun with friends, and to recognize area youth for their talents. The “Hearts of Gold” Parade kicks off Valleyfest Friday night at 7:30 pm, following the Lions Club Bed Races. See classic cars, floats, school bands, community groups and live animals. On Saturday, start your day off with a Pancake Breakfast at CenterPlace, then Balloons over Valleyfest, Fishing at the Falls, Valleyfest Car Show, Step Up For Down Syndrome Walk and over 200 booths to shop at and enjoy! On Sunday, is the Duathlon, 5k/10k Run for a Cause, and the Family Bike Ride. There is also the AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day, which includes dog-oriented booths and demonstrations, along with more live entertainment and booths throughout the festival.