Past Events

  • Monday, Dec 18 / 5:00pm

    Family Skate Day

    Come check-out the new Riverfront Park Ice Ribbon with free ice skating admission for the first 500 attendees on Monday, December 18 between 5:00 and 8:00 p.m. courtesy of Washington Trust Bank. Skate rental additional $4.50.

  • Monday, Dec 11 / 12:00am

    Find Rudolph Scavenger Hunt

    Rudolph is missing and he’s hiding somewhere in downtown Spokane!

    Kids 12 and under, use your Passport to locate Rudolph inside 25 different downtown locations and enter to win! Once you have collected ten stamps, bring your Passport to Auntie’s Bookstore or the Concierge Desk at River Park Square and pick up a prize! Your Passport will be automatically entered into the grand prize drawing for one of three family prize packs that will be held on December 20.

    Print your Passport, or find one inside Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W Main or the River Park Square Concierge Desk, 808 W Main.

    Prize Packs may include some of the following:

    • $100 gift card courtesy The Melting Pot
    • Gift cards courtesy Ben n Jerry’s
    • $50 to River Park Square, courtesy River Park Square
    • $40 in gift cards to Mod Pizza
    • Passes to 2017/18 First Night Spokane
    • Holiday goodies from Boo Radley’s and Atticus Gifts
    • Chickapig board game with 4 free 12oz espresso drink coupons from Thomas Hammer
    • Four ticket vouchers to Spokane Civic Theatre
    • 2 tickets to each of the three 2018 National Geographic Live! shows, courtesy of WestCoast Entertainment.
    • 2 tickets to Jeff Dunham courtesy Spokane Arena
    • 4 tickets to Monster Jam courtesy Spokane Arena
    • 4 tickets to the Harlem Globetrotters courtesy Spokane Arena
    Persons under 18 must have parental permission to enter, one entry per person. Official rules.
  • Saturday, Dec 2 / 4:00pm

    Grand Tree Lighting

    On Saturday December 2 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. stop into Riverfront Park at the corner of Wall and Spokane Falls to dance, sing, craft and meet Santa! Enjoy First Night Spokane Singing in the New Year sing-along at 5:00 p.m. and get ready to light the night with a Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6:00 p.m.

    Presented by Washington Trust Bank, in partnership with Downtown Spokane and Riverfront Park, and help from KISS 98.1, VIP Productions and First Night Spokane.

    Tree lights courtesy of Christmas Décor by Senske Services.

    Appearances by:

    • Mayor David Condon
    • Council Member Breean Beggs
    • Spokane Firefighters Union
    • Salvation Army Brass Band
    • First Night Singing in the New Year
    • Couple of Chefs and Mac Daddys