Valleyfest 2013 kicks off next week | Events
News release from Valleyfest:
Valleyfest, Spokane Valley's premier community festival, is September 20, 21 and 22, 2013. The events officially begins on Friday, September 20 at 7:30 with the Hearts of Gold Parade down Sprague Ave from University to Pines. Sprague Ave will close at 6:00 p.m. which opens the Avenue for a big street fair. Enjoy local businesses on foot or bike.
Pre-parade entertainment and great deals on shopping and eating are along the route. Thousands will gather to enjoy an evening with over 100 floats that represent the divert talents of the region. The two Parade Grand Marshalls are the Shriners and Mrs. Washington America, Amy Clark.
Representing Shriners International in the parade are the El Katif Shriners and Shriners of B.C. The Shriners exemplify good character leadership, and dedication to family and community. They serve mankind with their work through Shriners Hospital for Children and bring pleasure to all with the Shrine Circus, Duck Race and participation in numerous parades.
Valleyfest is a non-profit organization whose mission is to showcase the talent that enriches our community. By hosting events in Spokane Valley, Valleyfest gives exposure of the visual and performing arts, education, science, and recreation to those children and families who might otherwise not have the means to experience them. Valleyfest produces a 3 day festival in September that showcases the regions assets and brings the community together.