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Art, talent, and family all come together for a three-day festival in Spokane Valley. Valleyfest is one of the top cultural events in the region, highlighting Spokane Valley’s visual and performing arts, education, science, and recreation. Join Valleyfest for a free, fun weekend event that celebrates the vibrant and welcoming community of Spokane Valley.
The famed Spokane Valleyfest centers around live entertainment on three stages and activities for the whole family. Admission is free for most events and the booths section features arts and crafts, games for the kids, local businesses, food, political candidates, and social services. Learn more about the featured events happening at this year's event!
Three Live Entertainment Stages
Over 225 Vendors
Hearts of Gold Parade
Fishing at the Falls
Country Swing Dance Competition
AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day
STEM and Robotics Showcase
Step UP for Down Syndrome Walk
Family Bike Ride
Cast your eyes on custom and classic cars, floats, bands, and the Miss Spokane Valley Royalty at the parade. Find a premier viewing spot before the parade begins on Friday, September 22rd at 7:30 p.m. If you need to pick up dinner while you wait, there are 30 restaurants along the parade route. The parade, which begins in front of Appleway Florist and ends at Perrine Road, recognizes Spokane Valley folks with "hearts of gold" who give back to the community.
Hot rods, rat rods, muscle cars, classics, and customs … car lovers dig the show and shine event on the north lawn of the CenterPlace Regional Event Center that has been a part of Valleyfest for well over a decade. There are a lot of new activities this year, including all-ages tricycle drag races, a NASCAR pit stop tire challenge, valve cover car races, and a flag girl competition. Check out each owner's pride and joy while listening to live music near the beer garden. Trophies will be awarded for classes pre-1939 to the present. Car owners can register online at www.valleyfest.org or on the morning of the show at 7 a.m. This year's Spokane Valleyfest Car Show will take place on Sunday, September 24th at 9 am.
When is the 2023 Spokane Valleyfest?
This year's Valleyfest will take place on Saturday, September 23rd.
How do I register for a Spokane Valleyfest event?
To register for any of Valleyfest's amazing events, visit their registration page and select the event you wish to register for.
How do I participate in the Spokane Valleyfest?
If you would like to volunteer at the Spokane Valleyfest, or partner with the event and create your own booth, visit the Valleyfest Get Involved page and choose how you would like to participate at this year's event.
Valleyfest is always made successful by its corps of volunteers. The event annually gets the help of more than 200 super folks who are committed to ensuring the event runs smoothly. If you can help at Valleyfest, call the event office at (509)922-3299 or email email@example.com.