Latest Parks & Recreation Department News Releases

Dec. 23

New Year’s Eve 2019 Celebration at Riverfront Park

2:18 p.m. - Riverfront invites the community to enjoy fireworks on New Year’s Eve. The 12-minute show begins at 9 p.m. to accommodate families with children.

Nov. 22

Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Riverfront to Be Restored

4:27 p.m. - The project is made possible thanks to contributions from the Spokane Civic Benefit Fund along with county and state grants.

Nov. 19

Mayor, Neighbors Celebrate Opening of Revitalized Dutch Jake’s Park

8:46 a.m. - Dutch Jake’s Park is reopening on November 21, 2019 with new playground equipment, a new walking track, a new amphitheater, and more.

Nov. 14

Numerica Tree Lighting Celebration at Riverfront Park

2:32 p.m. - Riverfront invites you to join this free, activity-packed holiday celebration culminating in the lighting of Spokane’s iconic 60' green spruce.

Oct. 23

Spokane Tribe of Indians to Raise Flag on snx? mene? Island

1:29 p.m. - The Spokane Tribe of Indians will raise the Spokane Tribe flag on snxw mene? Island in Riverfront Park during a ceremony on Friday, October 25

Oct. 18

Riverfront to Host “Adopt a Scarecrow” Event

11:15 a.m. - Now through October 21, organizations, businesses, clubs, and individuals are invited to “Adopt a Scarecrow” at Riverfront Park.

Oct. 8

Unveiling Project Honoring Former West Central CC Director Don Higgins

10:46 a.m. - Plans for Higgins Point Overlook unveiled on October 17, 2019 at 4:00 P.M.

Sept. 11

Pavilion at Riverfront will Honor Patriot Day with Light Display

12:17 p.m. - 8:30 – 10 P.M. tonight will feature red, white, and blue lights from the Pavilion

Sept. 9

Sister Cities “Connections” Garden in Riverfront Park opens

3:37 p.m. - The garden is a space to honor and celebrate the importance of our Sister Cities through nature and art.

Aug. 21

Pavilion Grand Opening at Riverfront Park

10:30 a.m. - Join us for a free two-day celebration September 6 - 7