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The City is proud to host hundreds of events each year at some of the most beautiful venues and settings anywhere in Spokane. Are you planning a wedding? Do you need to find a great spot for a company picnic? Whatever you're looking for, check out Parks and Recreation facilities and find the perfect location for your event.

Helpful Planning Information

Cancellation Policy

Receipt of payment obligates the Licensee, even if their signature is not forthcoming, and requirement for written notice of cancellation received at the Park Operations office at least?60 business days prior to initial reservation date still applies. A refund of venue rental fees shall be made only if written notice of cancellation is received by Park Operations a minimum of (60) days prior to the date of the event. Events booked within 60 days are not eligible for refunds. For outdoor events, Park Operations will allow cancellations and a full refund if the air quality index is in the Unhealthy - Hazardous (151-500) range, upon written request. Cancellations and refunds are not allowed due to weather.

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Contact Information

Weddings, Shelter/Gazebo and Picnic Reservations: 509.363.5455

Dawn Frey
Sales & Events Manager

Annual Park Restroom Season

Due to weather limitations, the annual park restroom season runs from the first weekend in May through the third weekend in September. This restroom season includes all parks except Riverfront Park, Manito Park, Finch Arboretum, the SE Sports Complex and the Dwight Merkel Sports Complex.

Please Note: Early spring and later in the fall, portable toilets will be placed at youth sports sites and the more popular locations such as Audubon Park, Comstock Park and Franklin Park.