Downtown Holidays


Wheatland Bank Horse and Carriage Rides | Wheatland Bank Horse and Carriage Rides will clip along starting Friday November 24 through Christmas Eve. Enjoy the sights of downtown from a horse drawn carriage, sing your favorite carols with family and friends, and sit back to enjoy the ride. Fridays 3pm to 8pm, Saturdays and Sundays noon to 5pm, and noon to 3pm on Christmas Eve. Pick-up at 221 N Wall Street, across from the Wheatland Bank ATM. First-come, first-served; reservations are not taken.

Find Rudolph | From November 25 through December 18 look for Rudolph in 25 businesses and organizations in Downtown Spokane. It's an easy and fun way to tour downtown and earn a chance to win cool prizes! Presented by Washington Trust Bank.

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.

Kids Day at Mobius Children’s Museum and Mobius Science Center | On Friday December 8 Washington Trust Bank is hosting FREE admission between 5:00 and 8:00 p.m. for the first 500 attendees at Mobius Children’s Museum and Mobius Science Center. Stop in for family friendly activities including holiday science, crafts and door prizes.

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.

 

Stuff to do

This winter downtown skywalks are painted in the theme of Rudolph’s famous flight. View from below or stay warm as you take a skywalk through downtown’s second level.

From small displays to dancing light shows, nothing cuts through the dark like the warm glow of twinkling lights. Main Ave has never looked more festive. Street trees have been lit along Post, Riverside, Main Ave and Spokane Falls to brighten your holiday nights. Over 75,000 high efficiency, energy saving LED lights installed in 95 trees across 15 block faces in the downtown core. Funded by the Downtown Business Improvement District (BID). Gather around downtown’s official Christmas Tree inside Riverfront Park. Located at the end of Wall Street adjacent to the new Ice Ribbon. Lit by 2,000 multi-colored lights courtesy of Christmas Décor by Senske Services.

In anticipation of a grand return in 2018, stroll by the Historic Davenport Hotel and view a classic Crescent Department Store display.