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.

April

May

June

Past Events

  • Saturday, Jun 2 / 6:30pm

    Inlander's Volume Music Festival

    Join us June 1st and 2nd for Volume Inlander Music Festival – a once-a-year music extravaganza that showcases bands from all over the Northwest. Volume offers 100 bands at venues all over Downtown Spokane. One wristband gets you into every show, and onto the Spokane Party Bus for a quick ride to your next music destination.

  • Friday, Jun 1 / 6:00pm

    Inlander's Volume Music Festival

    Join us June 1st and 2nd for Volume Inlander Music Festival – a once-a-year music extravaganza that showcases bands from all over the Northwest. Volume offers 100 bands at venues all over Downtown Spokane. One wristband gets you into every show, and onto the Spokane Party Bus for a quick ride to your next music destination.

  • Sunday, Apr 22 / 2:00pm

    Spokane Lilac Festival Royal Tea Party

    The 2018 Royal Tea Parties are quickly approaching and we look forward to seeing you there. This is a wonderful opportunity for local “Lilac Princess’ in Waiting” to meet the 2018 Royalty Court, learn proper “tea” etiquette and participate in a raffle to earn a spot on the Lilac float during the Jr. Lilac Parade, and most importantly, have a wonderful time!

    Raffle tickets are 3 for $5.00 (online or at the door). Deadline to register is April 6th.

  • Sunday, Apr 22 / 10:00am

    Spokane Lilac Festival Royal Tea Party

    The 2018 Royal Tea Parties are quickly approaching and we look forward to seeing you there. This is a wonderful opportunity for local “Lilac Princess’ in Waiting” to meet the 2018 Royalty Court, learn proper “tea” etiquette and participate in a raffle to earn a spot on the Lilac float during the Jr. Lilac Parade, and most importantly, have a wonderful time!

    Raffle tickets are 3 for $5.00 (online or at the door). Deadline to register is April 6th.