Notice: Construction is ongoing in Riverfront Park and may impact some bicycle and pedestrian routes. Before you visit, please see the latest construction map for the best routes around redevelopment zones. Some attractions are currently unavailable due to redevelopment.

Birthday Parties & Special Events

We'd love to be a part of your special celebration on the beautiful new south bank of Riverfront Park! Whether you book a party room in the prized Looff Carrousel or the Skate Ribbon, you’ll have a brag-worthy event and memories to last.

Step 1. Choose a Venue

  1. Looff Carrousel – (3 Rooms & 1 Patio Available) Book individual or adjoining party rooms or reserve the Looff Patio.
  2. Skate Ribbon – (2 Rooms Available) The open-air party room leads directly to the patio where guests will have a rockin' and rollin' good time!

Step 2. Pick a Package

  1. Packages are based upon 15 guests and a two hour rental window that includes 15 minutes before and after your party for setup and cleanup.
  2. Additional guests may be accommodated upon request.
  3. Individual party rooms are limited to 25 guests but may be adjoined to accommodate larger groups.

Our catering team offers a tasty selection of snacks, meals and/or desserts to complement your party. You may bring your own birthday cake or cupcakes and paper products will be provided. Other than the cake, outside food is not permitted, which includes beverages, snacks and candy. Some exceptions may be made in the case of life-threatening allergies.

Simple Fun / $195

  • 15 guests receive unlimited Carrousel rides for the day or complimentary skate rental
  • Complimentary plates, napkins, cups, utensils
  • The guest of honor will receive a birthday button to identify his or her special day

The Party / $275

Includes Simple Fun plus these extras:

  • A free return pass for the birthday guest
  • Buy one get one passes for all paid guests
  • Two 16" Pizzas
  • Unlimited soft drinks or lemonade
  • Complimentary cake cutting kit
  • Balloon Bouquet (15 helium balloons)

The Celebration / $395

Includes The Party & Simple Fun plus these extras:

  • Additional options from our catering menu (pizzas, hot dog bar, taco bar, ice cream sundae bar)
  • One dedicated party attendant for the entirety of your party
  • A reserved parking space with load out assistance by our staff to your vehicle after the event
  • Cotton candy goodie tin for each guest
  • Balloon Bouquet (15 helium balloons)

Catering Menu (PDF 762 KB)

Step 3. Book your Party

Please fill out and submit the Birthday Party Form linked below and an event specialist will be in touch with you shortly. Please note, your party is not confirmed until you have worked with a member of our team and have made the required $100 deposit.

Ask about additional attractions to enhance your party! Talk with your Event Specialist if you would like to add SkyRide tickets, cotton candy party tins or a dedicated party attendant!

Rental Policies

Deposit
A $100 deposit is due upon booking. The balance due must be paid on the day of the event. Reservations are accepted up to two weeks prior to the event.

Cancellations & Refunds
A refund shall be made if written notice of the cancellation is received by Riverfront Park at least sixty (60) days prior to the actual date of the event. Cancellations received fifty nine (59) days or less prior to the actual date of the event shall result in the forfeiture of the deposit paid.

Questions? Please contact RFPgroups@spokanecity.org.

Birthday Party FAQ

The birthday party package includes 15 wristbands but can I purchase more?

Yes, you may purchase additional wristbands.
There are two options:

  1. When confirming your birthday party details prior to the event, please let the event coordinator know that you would like to add additional wristbands to your order.
  2. On the day of your party, please let your party attendant know that you need additional wristbands. They will add them to the final invoice.
What is the definition of guest?

A guest is any member of your party who is wearing a wristband. Each party package includes 15 wristbands. A wristbands allows guests to enjoy attractions (skate ribbon or carrousel ride) without presenting a ticket. If you need additional wristbands, please inform your party attendant. However, you are more than welcome to have other guests attend the party without riding the attractions as long as the total party attendees does not exceed the room capacity.

What are the party room capacities?
  • Looff Carrousel - 24 per room, 72 if using all three rooms
  • Looff Patio - 49
  • Skate Ribbon Party Room - 30
Can we bring our own decorations?

Yes, you may bring your own room decorations. Simple decorations are welcomed but please no confetti or tape/ tacks on walls. Helium balloons are allowed in the party rooms but not in the main carrousel building.

How do I check party room availability?

To check room availability, please complete/submit the birthday party reservation form. An event planner will contact you to review party details and availability.


Contact Information

General Event Inquiries

For general information on public or private events such as fun runs, family reunions and/or event venue rental contact rfpevents@spokanecity.org.
Field Trips, group inquires can contact the Park at rfpgroups@spokanecity.org.

Event Team

Allison Skok, Event Specialist
Birthday Parties
509.625.6612
askok@spokanecity.org

Amy Lindsey, Programming Manager
509.625.6372
alindsey@spokanecity.org

Diana Whaley, Event Manager
Community Engagement
509.625.6624
dwhaley@spokanecity.org

Jon Bockstruck,Event Manager
Licensee and Corporate Events
509.625.6629
jbockstruck@spokanecity.org