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Valleyfest perfect start for fall

09/21/2018

By MIKE HUFFMAN
Managing Editor

 

The 29th annual Valleyfest will be staged this weekend, as we say goodbye to summer and usher in the fall season.
Featured attraction for the 2018 edition will be the “Heart of Gold” Parade, 200 booths, three live entertainment stages, bike and foot races, hot air balloons, fishing at the falls, classic cars, canine competitions, food and much, much more.
The lineup for the three day event follows…

Friday, Sept.21
Join the community on Friday along Sprague Avenue between University and Pines. Road closes at 6 p.m. Evening schedule:
6 p.m. Sprague Ave closes – reopens at 10 p.m.
6:15 p.m. Lions Club Bed Races
7:30 p.m. Hearts of Gold Parade – Between North Gillis Road & Perrine Road on East Sprague.

Saturday, Sept. 22
Locations:
CenterPlace Regional Event Center -- 2426 N. Discovery Place
Mirabeau Point Park --13500 E. Mirabeau Parkway
CenterPlace Regional Event Center
7 a.m. – 10 a.m. Pancake Breakfast
7 a.m. – 10 a.m. NASA Exhibit
Step UP for Down Syndrome Walk
8 a.m. Registration
9 a.m. Open Ceremony
9:30 a.m. Walk Begins – Step UP for Down Syndrome Walk
Sponsored by DS Connection Northwest
10 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.
Fishing at the Falls
Sponsored by Cabela’s
11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Car Show
Hosted by LOWCOS Car Club Spokane – Registration opens at 9 a.m.
Noon – 4:30 p.m. Mobius Planetarium
11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Beer, Wine and Food Garden Including Valley Ale Fest
Noon – 5:00 p.m. Robotics, Drones, and STEM Showcase
Live Music and Entertainment at the CenterPlace Patio Stage
Sponsored by Umqua Bank
Noon Sidemen
3:30 p.m. Car Show Awards
4 p.m. Comedy Cup
6 p.m. Sara Brown Band
6-8 p.m. Mobius Planetarium
7:30 p.m. Outdoor Movie –  Incredibles 1 on the North Lawn
8–11 p.m. Country Swing Dance Competition
Events at Mirabeau Point Park
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Booths Open
10 a.m.- 10 p.m. Day and Night Telescopes with Spokane Astronomical Society
11:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Live Music and Entertainment on the
Meadow Festival Stages – Sponsored by Multi Care Valley Hospital
10:30 a.m. Inland Northwest Dance Association
12:45 p.m. TRIBE-olution
2:30 p.m. Justin James Band
5 p.m.  MasterClass Big Band Rhythm & Blues Revue
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Family Stage – Sponsored by Modern Electric Water Company
10 a.m. – Seterra Bell
11 a.m. – Junk Drawer Troubadour
Noon – Eric Herman and the Puppy Dogs
1 p.m. – Jung Kim Elite Demo Team
2 p.m. – Eric Herman and the Puppy Dogs
4 p.m. – Otis Orchard Malleteers
5 p.m.  – Abi & Jacob
7:30 p.m. Outdoor Movie

Sunday, Sept. 23
CenterPlace Regional Event Center
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. TotFest – Sponsored by Molina
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. – NASA Exhibit
Mirabeau Point Park
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day
11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Live Music and Entertainment on Meadow Festival Stage
Sponsored by MultiCare Valley Hospital
11:30 a.m. Jenna Rhys
Noon Redneck Bees
2:30 p.m. Nu Jack City
11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Live Music and Entertainment on Family Stage Line Up
Sponsored by Modern Electric Water Company
11 a.m. Manix
Noon Northwest Hula
1 p.m. Nicebower Daniel
2 p.m. Dance Unlimited
3 p.m. Mariachi Las Aguitas
Noon  – Family Bike Ride
Sponsored by The Bike Hub and Yoke’s Fresh Market
Check-in 11 a.m.
Centennial Trail North Trailhead
Plantes Ferry Sports Complex
8 a.m. 5K/10K Run and Duathlon and Boat/Bike/Run Triathlon
Sponsored by YMCA and Yoke’s Fresh Market
West Pincic Shelter
For more information, visit valleyfest.org.

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