Spokane Nightlife

Spokane nightlife may seem small in comparison to Washington’s bigger cities, but in reality, there are dozens of things happening every night across the city. From live music to the best bars in Spokane, there is always something fun to do this weekend. If you’re looking for the best Spokane casino to do a little gambling, Northern Quest or Spokane Tribe Casino have you covered. If grabbing a drink with friends is more your vibe, Bistango or Cease and Desist Book Club are always great choices. No matter what you’re looking to get into tonight, the nightlife in Spokane has something to offer everyone.

Nightlife in Spokane

Live Music in Spokane

Finding the best live music Spokane has to offer can’t be chalked up to one venue. Spokane is home to several venues that thrive on live music, popular bands and local talent. From local bands performing at your favorite bars and breweries to world famous rock stars coming to the Spokane Pavilion or Spokane Arena, there’s always a show to catch somewhere in the city.

The Spokane Pavilion at Riverfront park is undoubtedly the best place to catch live music outdoors on a warm summer night in the city. If you’re looking to see world-famous artists perform everything from rock, rap to edm, they will likely be coming to the Spokane arena. The Knitting Factory is Spokane’s premier concert house and nightclub, regularly hosting top music acts from across the country.

If you’re looking for the best live music in Spokane tonight, look no further than our events calendar or check in local venues and their updated talent calendars.

Cocktails and Drinks in Spokane

No night out in Spokane sampling the city’s nightlife would be complete without a few drinks in hand. And when it comes to craft cocktails, locally brewed beer and fine spirits made in Spokane, we don’t mess around.

The best cocktail bars in Spokane will largely depend on what kind of vibe and atmosphere you’re looking for. The best-all around bars in Spokane are The Viking or Durkins Liquor Bar, where you can find a casual atmosphere with amazing cocktails. If you are looking for the best spot to grab a beer with friends, The Community Pint will be your new go-to spot.

If you are looking for something a little different from your standard food and drinks, check out the lively Karaoke nights at The Monterey Cafe or the Star Restaurant and Lounge. If catching the upcoming big game is more your speed, Poole’s Public House is the best sports bar in Spokane.

No matter what your night out in Spokane looks like, the bars, breweries and lounges in Spokane having something to offer any nightlife enthusiast.

LGBTQIA+ Entertainment

Spokane has been known for years as home to LGBTQIA+ organizations and events like the Spokane Pride Parade and Rainbow Festival. Spokane is home to a lively LGBTQIA+ nightlife scene, from happening gay bars to stellar drag show events, there is always something fun to do this weekend.

Our favorite gay bars in Spokane are Nyne Bar and Bistro, Globe Bar and Kitchen and The Blind Buck, where you can find weekly live music events, great food, friendly staff and guests and an assortment of trendy drink options.

If you’re looking to do some dancing in Spokane, Nyne Bar and Bistro features a lively dance floor regularly hosting artists from across the country. Or if you want to grab a drink with friends while watching the best drag shows Spokane has to offer, swing over to Globe Bar and Kitchen where they regularly host drag nights unlike anything you’ve seen before!

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