About This Series

To help local businesses take full advantage of the influx of visitors to the downtown core, Downtown Spokane staff work closely with event planners and whenever possible will collaborate to create promotions that allow events to directly integrate with downtown retail, dining and nightlife.

There are a variety of opportunities to support your favorite spring event while attracting new customers. Decorate your storefront, display event posters, sign-up to be a vendor, become a sponsor, sell themed merchandise and more.

Decorate

  • Window painting is an easy way spruce up storefronts. Do it yourself or hire a professional.
  • Use a street or walkway facing window to celebrate lilacs, runners, basketball, art, bikes and more.
  • Change external lights to festive colors.
  • For inspiration, visit the Spring in Spokane Pinterest Board

Get involved

  • Become an official vendor or sponsor.
  • Create a costume or coloring contest.
  • Add an event-themed entree or drink to your menu.
  • Provide an interactive opportunity.
  • Provide discounts to event participants.

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Past Events

  • Saturday, Apr 20 / 11:00am

    13th Annual Spring Tea

    Women & Children's Free Restaurant & Community Kitchen will host its annual spring fundraiser on April 20, 2019. Now in its 13th year, this time honored event hosts 500 attendees at the beautiful Davenport Grand Ballroom. The purpose of the event is to raise awareness and vital funding for WCFR's nutrition programs. It's also an opportunity to enjoy time with old friends and make new ones. Please join us! visit: springtea.org for ticket and event information.

    Event Details

    Saturday, April 20, 2019

    11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    The Davenport Grand, 333 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., Spokane, WA 99201

    This event features:

    A lovely four-course tea service

    An exciting silent auction - this event is known for the quality and quantity of its auction items!

    Raffle

    We offer individual tickets and tables of eight.

    Opportunity for Table Hostesses to showcase their creativity by decorating their own tables. There are prizes in three "best of" categories: Most Traditional, Best Celebration of Spring, and Best Theme

    Special Incentive:

    Purchase tickets before March 20th and your name will be entered into a drawing for a beautiful Pandora charm bracelet
    If you sign up to be a Table Hostess, your name will be entered twice!
    To become a Table Hostess:

    Gather 7 friends to fill a table of 8.

    Register online or call Bonni at (509) 324-1995, ext. 303 for personal assistance.

    Table hostesses are encouraged to decorate their tables using all or some of your own items. Have a traditional tea party or create a fun theme! Be as creative as you like - this is what makes our event so special! You'll have access to the loading dock for unloading your items, assistance transporting your items to your table and a place to store your bins and boxes during the event.

  • Friday, Apr 19 / 5:00pm

    Barrels and Brews @ The Spokane Home and Garden Show

    Friday night only at the Spokane Home and Garden Show browse hundreds of booths while enjoying tastings from local microbreweries and wineries. Your Barrels and Brews ticket includes admission into the Home and Garden Show, a tasting glass, 5 tastings, and a chance to win a 12x12 custom-built, AZEK (PVC) deck including permits, tax and labor with $5,000 worth of outdoor furniture.

    Vendors will be located throughout the exhibit hall and will be giving away coupons and swag! Grab your family and friends and make a night of it as you get expert advice and inspiration for your next home project!

    And, don't forget your Barrels and Brews ticket gets you into the home show all weekend! Just get your hand stamped and come back Saturday to see our celebrity guest HGTV and Food Network's Taniya Nayak. Or, bring the kids on Sunday to get their picture with the Easter bunny and participate in our Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt.

  • Friday, Apr 5 / 12:00am

    Spring Break Science

    Spend Spring Break at Mobius Science Center

    Planetarium Shows
    Apr 1 - Monday 10:30am, 12:00pm, 1:30pm, & 3:00pm Mobius Science Center
    Curious about constellations? Interested in meeting our galactic neighbors? Explore the cosmos with us in our mobile Planetarium and embark on a tour of the planets, black holes, and more!

    Details: Show times: 10:30am, 12:00pm, 1:30pm, and 3:00pm. Purchase tickets at the Admissions Desk, Members $2 per person, Nonmembers $3 per person. *Shows are subject to change or cancellation.

    Sail Away
    Apr 2 - Tuesday All Day Mobius Science Center
    Learn about the engineering design process as you design and build our own ship! Test your design to see how far it can sail and how much cargo it can hold before sinking.

    Details: All Day. Free with science center admission.

    Sprout Houses
    Apr 3 - Wednesday All Day Mobius Science Center
    Celebrate spring by planting a seed! Discover what a seed needs to sprout and grow, then build a mini greenhouse to take home.

    Details: All Day. Free with science center admission.

    Tree Microscopy
    Apr 4 - Thursday All Day Mobius Science Center
    What does a pine needle or pine wood look like under a microscope? Zoom in and take a closer look at the microscopic features of its structure in this hands-on biology lab!

    Details: All Day. Free with science center admission.

    Cow Eye Dissections
    Apr 5 - Friday 10:30am, 1:30pm, or 3:30pm Mobius Science Center
    Why do animals' eyes glow at night? How similar are their eyes to ours? We will be dissecting cow eyeballs with Mobius educators in The Lab!

    Details: Dissection times: 10:30am, 1:30pm, or 3:30pm. Members $10, Nonmembers $12 (per eyeball). Children under 6 must have adult supervision in their group to dissect an eyeball. Up to 4 people per eyeball.

  • Thursday, Apr 4 / 12:00am

    Spring Break Science

    Spend Spring Break at Mobius Science Center

    Planetarium Shows
    Apr 1 - Monday 10:30am, 12:00pm, 1:30pm, & 3:00pm Mobius Science Center
    Curious about constellations? Interested in meeting our galactic neighbors? Explore the cosmos with us in our mobile Planetarium and embark on a tour of the planets, black holes, and more!

    Details: Show times: 10:30am, 12:00pm, 1:30pm, and 3:00pm. Purchase tickets at the Admissions Desk, Members $2 per person, Nonmembers $3 per person. *Shows are subject to change or cancellation.

    Sail Away
    Apr 2 - Tuesday All Day Mobius Science Center
    Learn about the engineering design process as you design and build our own ship! Test your design to see how far it can sail and how much cargo it can hold before sinking.

    Details: All Day. Free with science center admission.

    Sprout Houses
    Apr 3 - Wednesday All Day Mobius Science Center
    Celebrate spring by planting a seed! Discover what a seed needs to sprout and grow, then build a mini greenhouse to take home.

    Details: All Day. Free with science center admission.

    Tree Microscopy
    Apr 4 - Thursday All Day Mobius Science Center
    What does a pine needle or pine wood look like under a microscope? Zoom in and take a closer look at the microscopic features of its structure in this hands-on biology lab!

    Details: All Day. Free with science center admission.

    Cow Eye Dissections
    Apr 5 - Friday 10:30am, 1:30pm, or 3:30pm Mobius Science Center
    Why do animals' eyes glow at night? How similar are their eyes to ours? We will be dissecting cow eyeballs with Mobius educators in The Lab!

    Details: Dissection times: 10:30am, 1:30pm, or 3:30pm. Members $10, Nonmembers $12 (per eyeball). Children under 6 must have adult supervision in their group to dissect an eyeball. Up to 4 people per eyeball.