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May 4, 2024, will mark the 50th anniversary of the opening of EXPO '74, and planning is underway for a city-wide celebration honoring its impactful transformation to our community. Events and activations will occur over a nine-week period (May 4 – July 4, 2024) and will highlight Spokane's local, regional, and international community through arts and culture, food, history, recreation, environment, and infrastructure.
Learn more about the EXPO '74 50th Celebration at the official webpage.
The team behind Expo '74’s 50th anniversary celebration is excited to announce the launch of Club '74 -- a group of supporters dedicated to showcasing our community, bringing people together, and creating positive change.
With a donation of $74, members of Club '74 will be central to supporting the free, family-friendly activities and programs that will highlight the nine-week celebration beginning on May 4 and concluding on the weekend of July 4, 2024.
During that time, everyone is invited to participate in an exciting calendar of events, entertainment, fireworks and so much more, as we honor and commemorate the extraordinary vision of our community 50 years ago. Club '74 members can play a main role in supporting these events.
Members will have access to select Club '74 content and events.
To learn more and to join Club '74, please visit the Innovia website.
Pillar Procession and Opening Ceremonies at the Spokane Pavilion - Saturday, May 4, 2024
Complete the online form indicating your interest in the pillar showcase, stage performance, or pillar procession.
Complete the online form indicating your interest in participating in our EXPO 50 Vendor Village.
Complete the online form indicating your interest in participating in our EXPO 50 Community Stage.
If you are a member of an organization, independent organizer, or business owner interested in producing and planning an event or activation to celebrate EXPO '74 50th anniversary, please join us for our community partnership summit where members of the EXPO '74 50th Celebration Planning Committee will be available to provide guidance on the event and activation process.
EXPO's 50th Anniversary Celebration will highlight Spokane's local, regional, and international community through events and activations in the following categories:
Yes. Events and activations must occur between May 4 – July 4, be open to the public, accessible and inclusive. All events and activations should be coordinated through one of the five EXPO planning committees.
Events and activations will occur throughout the city and may take place at your business location, in your neighborhood or at one of our participating venues or locations listed below.
Throughout the nine-week celebration, the community will be invited to participate in the following activities:
EXPO ’74 50th Celebration Signature Events