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Experience the wonder of an old fashioned holiday season Downtown with free holiday horse and carriage rides presented by the Downtown Spokane Business Improvement District and STCU. Riders will receive free candy canes and coupons for coffee and hot chocolate specials at participating Downtown coffeehouses.
proud to be the Downtown Horse and Carriage sponsor since 2000, visit www.stcu.org - celebrating 70 years of service to the community!
Purchase your holiday gifts Downtown at participating retailers and receive a free ice skating coupon (skate rental not included) for the Riverfront Park Ice Palace! November 22th through December 19th.
You can currently pick up your tickets at:
Cruisers Burgers & More - 808 W. Main in River Park Square 3rd floor Food Court
Jos. A. Bank - 811 W. Main Ave.
LeftBank Wine Bar - 108 N. Washington St, Suite 105
Mobius Children's Museum - 808 W. Main Ave.
Mobius Science Center - 811 W. Main Ave.
Motion Auto Supply - 120 S. Cedar St.
Satellite Diner - 425 W. Sprague Ave.
STCU Downtown Branch - 707 W. Main Ave. (skywalk level)
Don't forget, there are plenty of other great Holiday events going on Downtown including Santa Express Gift Shop and Vanessa's Village in Crescent Court, plus enchanting décor and great Holiday entertainment including strolling carolers, lingering carillon music overhead, ice skating in Riverfront Park, and much, much more. Not to mention you’re only minutes from the best restaurants and - of course- incredible shopping.
Experience the magic Downtown this holiday season—creating memories that last a lifetime.
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November 22 – Santa makes his official Downtown arrival to light the tree in River Park Square! Festivities begin at 6:30pm, and Santa arrives at 7pm, 509.363.0304 for more information
HOLIDAY WINE FESTIVAL
November 22-24, 12pm-5pm - 17 area wineries will be open to celebrate the holidays with new releases, barrel tastings, and festive food, drink and entertainment. SpokaneWineries.net
THE TREE OF SHARING
The Tree of Sharing on the first level of River Park Square provides holiday gifts to thousands of low-income children, women and men in the Spokane community. Gifts donated to the Tree of Sharing are distributed to community service agencies that serve a broad cross-section of our community from infants to the disabled to the elderly.
JINGLE BELL RUN & WALK
November 16 - Annual run/walk in Riverfront Park to benefit the Arthritis Foundation. SpokaneJingleBellRun.kintera.org
November 23-December 23 – kids ages 4-12 can shop for affordable Christmas gifts, proceeds benefit the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery, 707 W. Main, 2nd Level of the Crescent Court, VanessaBehan.org or 509.220.5907 for more info
FREE ICE SKATING
November 22 - December 19 – Riverfront Park, with coupon from participating Downtown retailers
FREE HORSE & CARRIAGE RIDES
November 29 – December 24 – Catch a ride on a horse-drawn carriage downtown at Wall and Main, Fridays 3-8pm, Saturdays and Sundays noon-5pm (Christmas Eve noon-3pm), presented by STCU and the Downtown Spokane Business Improvement District. 509.456.0580 or see above for more information
CHRISTMAS TREE ELEGANCE
December 3-15 - Beautifully decorated christmas trees and gifts for raffle at the historic Davenport Hotel. For more information go to SpokaneSymphonyAssociates.org
December 5-8 - Enjoy the magic of dancing toy soldiers, sweets, snowflakes and more! Featuring the acclaimed Ballet Memphis. SpokaneSymphony.org
MOBIUS KIDS SANTA BREAKFAST
December 7 - Come to the 8th Annual Mobius Kids Santa Breakfast fundraiser, 8:30-10:30am at the Davenport Hotel. Tickets are $25 per person which includes breakfast, festive activities and a visit with Santa! (Children 12 months or younger may attend for free) Purchase tickets at Mobius Kids 808 W. Main Ave., mobiusspokane.org or call 509.321.7121 x0
PAWS & CLAUS - PET PHOTOS WITH SANTA
December 8 & 15 - Bring your cat, dog or other domestic pet to tell Santa their Christmas wishes and have their picture taken! 6-7pm, For more information call 509.363.0304
NORTH POLE EXPRESS
December 14, 15, 21 & 22 Climb aboard the North Pole Express for a holiday train ride through Riverfront Park and spend time with Santa. Enjoy hot cocoa and cookies by a warm fire with music and fun for the whole family. For more information go to RiverfrontPark.com
TEDDY BEAR TEA
- Bring your little ones and their favorite teddy to this annual celebration, Downtown Library, 509.444.5300 or SpokaneLibrary.org for details.
SHOP 'N DROP EVENTS AT MOBIUS KIDS
- Get your holiday shopping done while your kids enjoy some holiday fun at Mobius Kids! Drop the kids off at Mobius for a Polar Express evening complete with hot cocoa and holiday snacks, or a craft day with icy science experiments and a healthy snack, all while you finish up your Downtown holiday shopping. Space is limited so register your kiddos today! mobiusspokane.org
FREE HOLIDAY FILM FESTIVAL
December 21-29 (except Christmas day) - FREE Holiday Film Festival at Riverfront Park IMAX Theater, Showing daily: Arthur Christmas, A Christmas Carol, Elf and Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (not shown in IMAX format), for more info go to RiverfrontPark.com
FIRST NIGHT & FIRST DAY
December 31 & January 1 - Celebrate the New Year & First Night Spokane's 12th Anniversary with art, live entertainment, ritual and festivity at the family-friendly First Night Spokane celebration! FirstNightSpokane.org
NEW YEARS SYMPHONY
December 31 - Beethoven's Ninth for New Years Eve, 7:30pm at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, FoxTheaterSpokane.com
Experience the Community Spirit Downtown, and come be a part of it!
Rediscover the traditional holiday season in your city.
For more information on Holiday events, please contact Tammy Pruitt at 509-456-0580 Ext.102 or tpruitt@DowntownSpokane.net
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