SPOKANE, Wash. — It's going to be a different kind of summer in the Inland Northwest.
Fairs, concerts and other summer festivities have been canceled or postponed across eastern Washington and North Idaho in 2020.
Here is a list of some major events that you will not be able to attend.
No Spokane fireworks for now
Visit Spokane wrote on its website that, as of right now, cities in Spokane County will not be offering public fireworks displays or large gatherings for Fourth of July due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Coeur d'Alene fireworks canceled
The Coeur d'Alene Chamber of Commerce has decided to cancel this year's Fourth of July fireworks, but move forward with the parade and other festivities in Coeur d'Alene Park.
The Chamber is considering extending the parade route so bystanders can social distance better and would make sure people were social distancing at Coeur d'Alene park.
Canceled fairs in eastern, central WA
- Asotin County Fair
- Castle Rock Community Fair Cancelled
- Central WA Jr. Livestock Show
- Grant County Fair
- Lincoln County Fair
- N. Central WA Jr. Livestock Show
- WA Jr Poultry Expo
- WA State FFA Spring Fair
- WA State Jr. Horse Show
- Annual National Lentil Festival
Note: The Okanogan and Garfield County Fairs are proceeding as scheduled.
The Spokane County Interstate Fair is currently set to run from September 11-20, 2020. It will be held virtually due to the pandemic.
Spokane street fairs canceled
The Garland Business District said in a Facebook post that the Garland Street Fair will be canceled this year due to current social distancing requirements. Organizers say they hope to plan for a street fair in 2021.
The street fair was set to take place on Aug. 15 after it was canceled last year due to a lack of volunteers and rising costs.
The South Perry Business & Neighborhood Association (SPBNA) announced that the 21st annual South Perry Street Fair set for July 18 has also been canceled.
Gorge concerts postponed
The Gorge Amphitheatre has postponed several big acts until 2021 due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Dave Matthews will now be at the Gorge on Sept. 3-5, 2021. Phish will play on July 16, 17 and 18.
Watershed Festival rescheduled
Watershed Festival at the Gorge Amphitheater has been canceled this year and rescheduled to 2021.
The music festival's new dates are July 30-Aug. 1, 2021 in George, Washington.
Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley and Thomas Rhett were set to headline the three-day musical festival this year. Other performers included Kelsea Ballerini, Billy Currington and Jon Pardi.
The festival also announced on Facebook that Tim McGraw has been added to the list of 2021 headliners.