20th Anniversary of Incorporation

All 20th Anniversary celebrations have concluded for the year, but stay tuned for more information about the placement of the time capsule.

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Past  Events


The city celebrated its 20th Anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 23, at Valleyfest on the West Lawn Plaza at CenterPlace, 2426 N Discovery Place

Festivities include historical displays shared by the Spokane Valley Heritage Museum, a time capsule and games!  A photo booth for a selfie was available n front of the mobile anniversary display. Spokane Corn hole provided eight boards. In addition, food trucks, a wine/beer garden and live music was available.

A formal celebration of the city's 20th anniversary was held at 5 p.m. on the Plaza. The program included recognition of current and former elected officials, 20th Anniversary Committee members, birthday cake and other festivities. 

The city sponsored two bands that same evening to keep the party rolling: The Kevin Shay Band at 5:30 p.m. and Nu Jack City at 8 p.m.  Thanks to everyone that joined in the celebration. Learn more about 2023 Valleyfest.

Spokane Indians Baseball Game

The city celebrated the city's 20th anniversary at Avista Stadium on Aug. 16 with $6 tickets and family fun pregame activities like bounce houses, games, and more! Elected officials threw out the first pitch as the Indians took on the Tri-City Dust Devils. The city thanks the Indians Baseball organization for their support of the anniversary.

Open House 

The city recognized 20 years of city history with a special program on March 31 (the actual day of incorporation 20 years ago) from 5-7 p.m. at CenterPlace Regional Event Center. The event included a presentation by the Spokane Valley Heritage Museum and a celebratory toast. It was partly sponsored by The Spokesman-Review.

Sharing of future events

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