‘We are all hoping for the best’: Organizers move forward with Pig Out in the Park plans

Pig Out in the Park is coming back to town this week
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SPOKANE, Wash. — Despite current COVID-19 restrictions, organizers are moving forward with plans for Spokane’s 41st annual Pig out in the Park. 

In a release, organizers said they are “hoping for the best” while working with the City of Spokane and Riverfront Park to plan the week-long food festival. 

If event restrictions are lifted, Pig Out in the Park will take place from September 2-7. 

“We are hoping to make Pig Out in The Park that outlet for our community this year, providing a free open space for music lovers to enjoy and a professional stage experience for our area musicians,” it reads in the release. “We realize this isn’t much, or enough to provide economic relief. What we do hope is that it gives us all something to look forward to.”

Washington’s stay-home order is in effect through May 4, but Gov. Inslee has suggested certain restrictions will stay in place past that date. When the economy does begin to reopen, it will be a gradual adjustment, Inslee says.

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