Dec. 22 at 10:52 a.m. - Free and low-cost Riverfront Park activities will keep your family entertained over the 2016 holiday break.
Dec. 21 at 10:15 a.m. - Enjoy the spectacular lights indoors!
Dec. 20 at 2:22 p.m. - Park Board has approved a Professional Services Contract with Rob Sanders, PGA to serve as new Head Golf Professional at Esmeralda Golf Course.
Dec. 2 at 4:39 p.m. - As Riverfront Park redevelopment progresses, site preparation will start Dec. 5 at the Looff Carrousel. The Carrousel will remain open until Jan. 2.
Nov. 30 at 3:13 p.m. - Park Board accepted a Master Plan prepared by EWU students as a vision for Sky Prairie. The plan will guide development as funds become available.
Nov. 22 at 3:37 p.m. - The SkyRide, Carrousel, and Ice Palace will be open Wednesday, Nov. 23. Attractions will be closed Thanksgiving, and resume normal hours Friday.
Oct. 24 at 5 p.m. - Mission Park Ability Ballfield will open summer 2017
Oct. 20 at 8:25 a.m. - Park Board will consider a resolution to begin the process for renaming Canada Island in Riverfront Park, with the Canadian Government’s blessing.
Oct. 17 at 10:35 a.m. - The Friends of Manito 2017 calendar featuring beautiful pictures of Manito Park is now available, and makes a great gift!
Oct. 14 at 4:06 p.m. - Facing decreased use during construction, Riverfront Park closes Pavilion attractions for summer 2017. Paths, greens space and events remain open.
Oct. 14 at 2:47 p.m. - The trees are lighting up, naturally! Mother Nature is doing her best to paint the Arboretum in anticipation of Spokane’s annual celebration of fall.
Oct. 11 at 4:37 p.m. - After meeting today, the Finance Committee of the City of Spokane Park Board is recommending the 2017 Parks and Recreation budget to the Park Board.
Sept. 23 at 6:18 p.m. - Construction of the recreational ice ribbon will begin a couple months later than anticipated; the new opening timeline is fall 2017 for ice skating.
Sept. 13 at 4:58 p.m. - The Washington State Chinese Lantern Festival, presented by Avista, opens Friday, September 16 in Riverfront Park and runs through Sunday, October 30.
Sept. 13 at 12:47 p.m. - Spokane Parks & Recreation and Spokane Arts are pleased to announce the lead artist has been selected for Riverfront Park Redevelopment: Meejin Yoon
Sept. 9 at 12:06 p.m. - On behalf of the City, Avista plans to draw the Upper Falls Reservoir down 1.25’ beginning September 12 for bridge work.
Sept. 2 at 2:58 p.m. - Downriver celebrates 100 years on Friday, September 16 with $10 rounds, free lessons, games, prizes, live music, food and drinks.
Aug. 11 at 3:22 p.m. - Detours in place for pedestrians and bikes
July 14 at 5:13 p.m. - City of Spokane pools are offering a free swim week, thanks to a sponsorship by the Spokane Fire Fighters Union IAFF Local 29 and Central Lions Club.
July 13 at 4:53 p.m. - Archaeological testing is being conducted beginning Monday, July 18 as part of site preparation for Riverfront Park redevelopment. It lasts 2-4 weeks.
July 6 at 4:31 p.m. - Check out our free summer lunchtime "Take a Break" series, or purchase a Fab 5 ticket for a savings of up to 41% off five awesome activities.
July 5 at 4:56 p.m. - As Riverfront Park redevelopment prepares to break ground with a kickoff event July 8, tree protection and removal will begin soon after on July 11.
June 30 at 3:03 p.m. - Outdoor Activities, Bike and Paddleboard Demos, 40+ Exhibitors, Live Music, a Beer Garden and More at Camp Sekani Park on the Spokane River
June 27 at 5:15 p.m. - Riverfront Park is celebrating the 4th of July with a day of family-friendly activities and a spectacular fireworks show sponsored by A to Z Rental.
June 23 at 9:53 a.m. - Riverfront Park is having a construction kickoff to celebrate groundbreaking for redevelopment on Friday, July 8 from 3-8 p.m.
June 10 at 12:30 p.m. - Riverfront Park’s iconic Rotary Fountain is repaired and running.
June 1 at 4:08 p.m. - The Farmers Market opens, Fountain Café serves breakfast, and in honor of D-Day Monday - a free IMAX showing of the movie
May 12 at 11:58 a.m. - Downriver Golf Course celebrates 100 years in July with a vintage-style tournament using hickory clubs – the kind used when Downriver opened in 1916.
May 6 at 8:30 a.m. - Monday, May 9, Riverfront Park offers $3 train & $5 SkyRide/train tickets. The first 100 kids ages 6 and under receive a free train-themed BNSF gift.
May 5 at 12:20 p.m. - On Sunday, May 8, Riverfront Park will honor mothers with a free day pass, including the SkyRide – a retail value of $26.
April 29 at 9:30 a.m. - On April 29, Mayor Condon will kick off an Arbor Day Celebration by helping plant a tree at a citizen’s home and reading the Arbor Day proclamation.
April 25 at 9:30 a.m. - On Saturday, April 30, Mayor David Condon will celebrate Arbor Day at Finch Arboretum.
April 11 at 3:36 p.m. - The recommendation for the Bearing sculpture placement will be reviewed at the next Park Board meeting, and public comment is welcome.
March 15 at 11:48 a.m. - The Gaiser Conservatory at Spokane’s Manito Park is scheduled to be closed Wednesday and Thursday for repairs to a damaged roof vent.
March 9 at 9:30 a.m. - Manito Park and Manito Boulevard have been officially listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Feb. 10 at 10 a.m. - City of Spokane Parks and Recreation is hosting a Riverfront Park Redevelopment Open House on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016 at City Hall.
Feb. 2 at 10:42 a.m. - Riverfront Park’s 24th Annual Job Fair is Saturday, Feb. 6 in the IMAX Theatre main pavilion area from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Jan. 19 at 2:45 p.m. - The Park Board has approved a Professional Services Contract with Spokane native Doug Phares.