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Valleyfest hits its silver anniversary

09/19/2014

By MIKE HUFFMAN
Managing Editor

 

Twenty-five years after debuting at Terrace View Park and a decade after moving to Mirabeau Meadows Park, Valleyfest celebrates its 25th anniversary this weekend.
As per usual, there will be a parade, fun run, pancake breakfast, balloons, a car show, entertainment, over 200 vendor booths, 20 food booths and more.

2014 Schedule of Events
Friday, Sept. 19
CenterPlace Regional Event Center
6:40 a.m. Hot Air Balloon Launch, northwest lawn; launch will occur if weather permits.
Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley
6:30-7:30 p.m. Lions Club Bed Races
7:30-9 p.m. Hearts of Gold Parade, East Sprague Ave. Gillis Road to Pines Road

Saturday, Sept. 20
CenterPlace Regional Event Center
6:40 a.m. Hot Air Balloon Launch, northwest lawn; launch will occur if weather permits.
6:30-9:30 a.m. pancake breakfast
8 a.m. Kids Fun Run
8:30 a.m. 5K/10K Run For A Cause
9 a.m.–4 p.m. Car Show
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Step UP for Down Syndrome Walk starts at Discovery Playground
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Star Gazer Planetarium
11 a.m.-4 p.m. Bloom Fest
11 a.m.-4 p.m. Ladies Oriental Shrine Face Painting
11:30 AM - 9:30 p.m. Patio Beer, Wine & Food Garden
Noon – 9 p.m. CenterPlace Patio Stage Music & Entertainment
3:30-4 p.m. Car Show Awards
4-5:30 p.m. PG Rated Comedy Cup Open
5-8 p.m. Robotics & STEM Demonstrations & Activities
6-7 p.m. Star Gazer Planetarium
8 p.m. Hot Air Balloon Night Glow, Northwest lawn; if weather permits.
Mirabeau Point Park
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Family Stage Entertainment opening ceremony starts at 9:45 a.m.
10 a.m.-6 p.m. All Booths Open
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Value Fest Village
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Fishing at the Falls
10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Meadow Festival Stage Music & Entertainment, opening ceremony starts at 10 a.m.
7- 10 p.m. Astronomy at Night
7:30 p.m. Outdoor “The Lego Movie”

Sunday, Sept. 21st
CenterPlace Regional Event Center
6:40 a.m. Hot Air Balloon Launch, northwest lawn; Launch will occur if weather permits.
Mirabeau Park
8 a.m. Boat, Bike & Run Triathlon
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day
11 a.m. – 4 p.m. All Booths Open
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Family Stage Entertainment
11:30 a.m.- 4:15 p.m. Meadow Festival Stage Music & Entertainment
Noon Centennial Trail Family Bike Ride, check-in at 11 a.m. Starts at North Centennial trailhead
*Balloons launch and Car Show on CenterPlace northwest lawn.

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