Riverfront Park is ready for spring

Debby Dodson, 509.625.6623

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 11:34 a.m.

If you're like our staff you are counting down the days to spring. And despite the snow today, there is still lots to do in the park, so to mark your calendar and note the following:

Ice Palace

The Ice Palace remains open through March 2.

  • Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday & Thursday 7 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Friday & Saturday 7 to 10 p.m.

The Carrousel - opens February 28, Friday-Sunday, 11a.m. to 5 p.m., with additional hours beginning March 21.

Giant Screen IMAX

The IMAX opens March 1, Thursday-Sunday, with new features “Hidden Universe“ and “Kenya: Animal Kingdom,“ and back-by- popular demand, “Rocky Mountain Express“ to begin the 2014 season. Additional new features include “Dolphins and Whales“ and “Titans of the Ice Age“.


The Spokane Falls SkyRide continues to operate, offering the best view of the soon to be “raging with spring runoff“ Spokane River, Friday – Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

About Riverfront Park

The City of Spokane's Riverfront Park is considered one of the most scenic urban parks in the nation. With over 100 acres to explore, much of it located on an island, you are sure to discover the magnificent Spokane Falls and River, the Expo '74 Pavilion, 1902 Clocktower, 1909 Looff Carrousel, the Sculpture Walk which includes the Riverfront Rotary Interactive Fountain, giant Red Wagon, garbage eating goat, Vietnam Memorial, Centennial Trail bike path, Havermale Point and inviting meadows and conservation areas. In addition to the abundant scenery, Riverfront Park offers year round fun and entertaining options for the whole family. The 1909 Looff Carrousel, SkyRide Over the Falls, Giant Screen IMAX Theatre, Pavilion Amusement Rides and outdoor covered Ice Palace will engage guests for a full day of opportunities. Riverfront Park is also the host of the largest regional events including Bloomsday, Hoopfest, Pig Out in the Park, 4th of July Festival, First Night Celebration, Pow Wow and the Armed Forces Torchlight Parade.