Spokane Ag Expo and Pacific Northwest Farm Forum at a glance

Here’s a quick look at the 40th Spokane Ag Expo and 63rd Pacific Northwest Farm Forum.

Published on January 27, 2017 9:37AM

“Dance of the Harvesters” by Jim Heywood of Chattaroy, Wash. It was among the many submissions in this year’s Spokane Ag Expo photo contest.

“Dance of the Harvesters” by Jim Heywood of Chattaroy, Wash. It was among the many submissions in this year’s Spokane Ag Expo photo contest.


The 2017 Spokane Ag Expo and Pacific Northwest Farm Forum


Ticket prices


Adults: $12 ticket price includes the Spokane Ag Expo trade show, Pacific Northwest Farm Forum main session, speakers, seminars and free parking at the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena (main front lot — West 700 block of Boone Avenue).

Youth (12-18 years): $8 each, and children under 12 are free.

The Ag Expo/Farm Forum Ticket is good for all three days of the show.

Tickets can be purchased at the Convention Center Complex in the Exhibit Hall ticket offices at both entrances throughout the week of the show.

Discount tickets for $8 are available at all North 40 Outfitters locations in Washington and Idaho through show week.


Event locations


The Spokane Ag Expo and Pacific Northwest Farm Forum events are all under one roof at the Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.

Spokane Ag Expo: Convention Center Exhibit Halls

Farm Forum Tuesday main session: Convention Center Lower Level Ballroom—300A&B.

Agricultural economic forecast: Convention Center Lower Level Ballroom—300B.

Farm Forum seminars: Convention Center Upper Level Rooms 401A-C, and 402A&B. Lower Level Rooms 302A&B.

FFA program: Convention Center Lower Level Ballroom—300A-C.

Career Fair: Convention Center Lower Level Meeting Rooms 302 A & B.


Free parking


Free parking with Shuttle Bus Service: Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena Main Front Lot — West 700 block of Boone Avenue.


2017 show hours


Tuesday, Feb. 7

Farm Forum Main Session featuring the presentation of the Excellence in Ag Award and weather expert Art Douglas: 9-11 a.m.

Ag Expo: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Exhibitor presentations: Noon, 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m.

Farm Forum seminars: Noon, 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 8

Farm Forum main session featuring Washington State University economist Randy Fortenbery and Washington Grain Commission CEO Glen Squires: 9-10:30 a.m.

Ag Expo: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Exhibitor Presentations: 10:30 a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m.

Farm Forum seminars: 10:30 a.m., Noon, 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 9

FFA program featuring motivational speaker Amberley Snyder: 9-11 a.m.

Ag Expo: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Career Fair: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.



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