THE 35TH ANNUAL PIG OUT IN THE PARK IS IN THE BOOKS
AND IT WAS A GOOD YEAR FOR FOOD VENDERS AND DOWNTOWN.
KXLY-4'S JOHN HENDRICKS JOINING US NOW IN STUDIO.
JOHN, THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE TURNED OUT IN RIVER FRONT
THEY DID NADINE.
THE EVENT ORGANIZER TOLD ME TONIGHT.
PIG OUT IN THE PARK HAS A 4-POINT-ONE MILLION DOLLAR
ECONOMIC IMPACT ON THE CITY.
AND THIS YEAR DIDN'T DISAPPOINT.
THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE FROM ACROSS THE NORTHWEST HEADED
FOR THE THE ANNUAL PIG OUT IN THE PARK.
Every year we get a longer line and it's just cool.
DANIEL MIRANDA, THE OWNER OF THE BACON WRAPPED HOT
DOG STAND SAYS THEY DID REALLY WELL...
We're all really tired, but it's been a great week
like I said before it's the crowd that kind of keeps
This has been the best pig out ever obviously people
were excited for this one because they showed up in
THAT THEY DID.
EVENT ORGANIZER BILL BURKE SAYS ABOUT 112-THOUSAND
PEOPLE CAME TO EAT.
AN INCREASE OF 20-THOUSAND OVER LAST YEAR.
HE ATTRIBUTES THE GROWTH TO PEOPLE COMING TO SPOKANE
JUST TO EAT.
We saw an increase from Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, from
Oregon, from British Columbia, we saw people out of
Alberta this year.
At the beginning of the week I saw the grass all standing
Now after people walking through it the grass is all
BACK INSIDE THE BACON WRAPPED HOT DOG STAND.
A SURPRISE OF THEIR OWN.
THE POPULARITY OF THEIR BACON WRAPPED CORNDOG.
THROUGH THE ROOF.
It destroyed the hot dog, everyone loves the bacon
wrapped corn dog it's something new to them it's something
they haven't experienced, it's defenitely something
everyone wants to try.
WE WANT TO KNOW WHAT YOUR FAVORITE PART OF PIG OUT
IN THE PARK IS.
HEAD TO THE KXLY-FACEBOOK PAGE AND LET US KNOW.
REPORTING IN STUDIO TONIGHT.