Spring Events

Every spring Spokane is in full bloom! While the Spokane Falls roar from the winter runoff, the city shakes off winter and wakes up for a fresh season filled with festivals and events. It’s one of the best times to explore the Spokane region and be a part of the events and festivals that bring our community together.


One of the largest races of its kind in the country, Bloomsday is a race for everyone. A Spokane tradition for over 40 years, the 12k road race invites Olympians, elite racers, wheelchair competitors, and runners and walkers of all levels.

Lilac Festival

Culminating in the Armed Forces Torchlight Parade, the Spokane Lilac Festival celebrates the Spokane community and honors our military family. The festival has been a spring highlight for over 80 years.

St. Patrick's Day

Embrace all things Irish in Spokane with Irish Week, the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and more as we celebrate Irish heritage and culture.

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