About This Event

On Saturday March 25, the Spokane Lilac Festival Association (SLFA) will crown the 2023 “Onward” Festival Queen from among the members of the Royal Court at a coronation held at 4:30 p.m. at the Bing Crosby Theater, 909 W. First Avenue. Tickets are available for purchase through TicketsWest starting February 28, $15 or $5 for students 18 and under, service fees apply.

The seven Royal Court members began their journey in late 2022, when area high schools in Spokane County were eligible to present a candidate from among the senior class. Throughout the fall and winter, candidates participated in an eight-week preparation course in character-building and servant-leadership with a strengthened focus on community service, integrity, and teamwork.

The members of the 2023 “Onward” Royal Court are:

  • Kate – West Valley High School
  • Aidyn – Gonzaga Preparatory School
  • Maddie – East Valley High School
  • Mercy – Shadle Park High School
  • Lori – Ferris High School
  • Kaitlyn – Lewis & Clark High School
  • Josephine – Medical Lake High School

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