With the first few weeks of summer behind us, it’s time to kick into full swing. Slap on some SPF, pack a bottle of water, and head out into the warm summer sun to go check out some of the awesome events going on here in Spokane!
The farmer’s market scene is cooking with gas this summer with a different market to check out nearly every day of the week. From Hillyard to Kendall Yards, there’s a market for everyone on every side of Spokane every week this summer.
Hillyard Farmers Market
When: Mondays @ 3-7pm (until October 3rd)
Where: Northeast Community Center @ 4001 N. Cook St.
Get ready to head over to the Northeast Community Center this Monday for the Hillyard Farmer’s Market. Here, you’ll see vendors like Big Daddy’s Honey, Forbidden Fries, Redline Jewelry & so much more! With a wide selection of fresh produce and handmade jewelry for sale, you’ve got to check out the Hillyard Farmer’s Market this summer!
Garland Summer Market
When: Tuesdays @ 3:30-7:30pm (until September 13th)
Where: The Garland District @ 733 W. Garland Ave
Ready for even more market fun? Then head down to the Garland district this Tuesday and get it on the Garland Summer Market fun. They’ll have great food and live entertainment to enjoy as well as plenty of cool vendor’s booths to check out. Don’t miss out, check out the Garland Summer Market!
Kendall Yards Night Market
When: Wednesdays @ 5-8pm (until September 21st)
Where: Kendall Yards @ 1335 W. Summit Parkway
Another day, another market. Now it’s time to head down to Kendall Yards for the Night Market. Not only will there be great vendors, but you can check out nearby eats like Versalia Pizza and enjoy a slice by the beautiful Spokane River. In addition, there will be fantastic live music playing as you walk down the market strip.
Perry Street Thursday Market
When: Thursdays @ 3-7pm (until October)
Where: South Perry District @ 1000 S. Perry St.
The Thursday Market offers fresh, healthy, locally grown foods and hand-crafted products to attendees. This farmers’ market intends to serve as a resource to the community offering affordable and high-quality products while giving small farmers and local artisans a venue to support their quality of life. On top of it all, EBT/SNAP, WIC, and Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program vouchers are all gladly accepted at the market.
Emerson-Garfield Farmers’ Market
When: Fridays @ 3-7pm (until September 30th)
Where: IEL Adult Education Center parking lot @ 2310 N. Monroe St.
Located in the parking lot of the IEL Adult Education Center, the Emerson-Garfield Farmers’ Market is a seasonal weekly marketplace featuring around two dozen regional and neighborhood vendors. In addition to weekly musical entertainment from a variety of bands, this market also features regular events such as cooking demos, book reading for all ages, craft fairs, cider pressing, and more!
Wonder Saturday Market
When: Saturdays @ 9am-1pm (until October)
Where: Wonder Building @ 835 N. Post St.
Head down to the historic Wonder Building this Saturday to experience the Wonder Saturday Market. Try some rich lobster rolls from High Tide Lobster Bar, sip some coffee from Evans Brothers, or chow down on some Victory Burger when you hit this market. You’ll also be able to pick up some locally grown farm produce, enjoy live entertainment, check out work from local artists, and more!
Machine Gun Kelly w/ Avril Lavigne & Willow
When: July 25th @ 7:30pm
Where: Spokane Arena @ 720 West Mallon Ave.
Machine Gun Kelly is bringing his international Mainstream Sellout Tour to the Spokane Arena on July 25th. This is Kelly’s first-ever arena tour and features special guests Avril Lavigne and Willow Smith. So, if you’re ready for a night of pop-punk pandemonium, head over to the link below for tickets to the concert.
When: August 9th @ 7:00pm
Where: Spokane Arena @ 720 West Mallon Ave.
Get ready for a night of gut-busting laughter at The Fun Tour featuring Jim Gaffigan. Gaffigan is known around the world for his unique brand of humor, which largely revolves around his observations on life. So, check out the link below for tickets before it’s too late.
When: August 18th @ 7:00pm
Where: Pavilion at Riverfront @ 574 N Howard St.
Phoebe Bridgers is on a reunion tour with a stop right here in Spokane. Bridgers’ debut studio album, Stranger in the Alps, was released in 2017 to critical acclaim. In 2020, she followed up with her second album, Punisher, to further critical success and mainstream recognition. So, check out the link below for tickets.
The Dope Show
When: July 17th, August 21st, & September 4th @ 4:20pm
Where: Spokane Comedy Club @ 315 W. Sprague Ave.
The Dope Show is a comedy showcase where comedians joke, then toke, then joke some more. Presented by Tyler Smith, this show features nationally touring comedians with various tolerances to weed. With a show every month this summer, you just can’t miss it! Hit the link below for tickets to the event.
Greta Van Fleet
When: September 2nd @ 7:00pm
Where: Spokane Arena @ 720 West Mallon Ave.
Catch Greta Van Fleet on September 2nd as they hit Spokane on their 2022 Dreams in Gold Tour. The group is touring in support of their acclaimed album The Battle at Garden’s Gate. Check out this Grammy Award-winning rock band and get tickets at the link below.
When: September 7th @ 7pm & 9:30pm
Where: First Interstate Center for the Arts @ 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd
Head over to the First Interstate Center for the Arts for a night full of laughs galore at the Berty Boy Relapse Tour featuring Bert Kreischer. Visit the link below for tickets.
When: Tuesdays @ 11am-2pm (until August 23rd)
Where: Orange Howard St. Bridge @ Riverfront Park
Check out Riverfront Eats – Food Truck Series every Tuesday until late August for some tasty local food from food trucks like Toby’s BBQ, Mixed Plate, Ben and Jerry’s, and so much more! There’ll also be live music for your enjoyment featuring artists like Brenden McCoy and Daniel Hall. In addition to great eats and live tunes, a portion of proceeds will go towards free and low-cost programming in Riverfront Park.
Pig Out in the Park
When: August 31st – September 5th
Where: Riverfront Park
Pig Out in the Park is celebrating 41 years here in Spokane from August 31st to September 5th in Riverfront Park. You won’t want to miss Spokane’s favorite food and free music festival featuring 50 food booths, 250 menu items, 35 public market booths, 112 free concerts on four stages, and four adult beverage gardens! Some performances you’ll be able to catch include artists like The Pink Socks, Grand Avenue Band, Sovereign Citizen, and over 100 more!
Spokane County Interstate Fair
When: September 9th – 18th
Where: Fair & Expo Center @ 404 N. Havana Street, Suite 1
Spokane County’s Interstate Fair is a ten-day event beginning the Friday after Labor Day each year. There’ll be thrilling rides, live music, hot food, and more to enjoy with friends and family. Here’s a look at the performance schedule.
Sept.12th: Cole Swindell
Sept.14th: Elle King
Sept. 15th: Nelly
Sept. 17th-18th: Demolition Derby
Riverfront Moves offers various beginner-friendly fitness classes that will be held throughout the summertime. The schedule is as follows.
Yoga at the Pavilion: July 12th @ Sister Cities Garden from 6-7pm
Barre on the Bridge: July 14th @ Blue Howard St. Bridge from 7-8pm
Eclipse Power Yoga: July 16th @ Spokane Pavilion from 10-11am
Pilates in the Park: July 26th and August 2nd, 9th & 16th @ Spokane Pavilion from 6pm-7pm
Shakespeare in the Park
Spokane Shakespeare society presents their inaugural season in Riverfront Park with two productions for you to enjoy! Friends and families are welcome to gather, bring their lawn chairs or blankets, pack a picnic or enjoy food from Riverfront restaurants, and enjoy a night of professional theatre under the stars while reveling in the last of the summer season. Click the link below for all their showtimes of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged).
Historic Walking Tours
When: Saturdays @ 10-11:30am & 12-1:30pm (until August)
Where: Humana Booth by the Rotary Fountain @ Riverfront Park
This free walking tour will take you through Riverfront Park as you learn the rich history of Spokane Falls, Expo ’74 U.S. Pavilion, 1902 Clocktower, 1909 Looff Carrousel, Centennial Trail, and more!
Jason’s Free Mystery Midnight Movie
When: July 16th @ Midnight
Where: The Garland Theatre @ 924 W. Garland Ave.
Head to the Garland Theatre on July 16th for a mystery movie showing put on by Midnight Movie MC Jason Laws. If you like comedy, cult classics, and films from the late ’70s, bring your friends down to the Garland Theatre on July 16th.
Movies at the Pavillion
When: July 20th & 27th and August 3rd @ 8:30pm-10:00pm
Where: Riverfront Pavilion
Lounge under the stars in Riverfront’s Pavilion and enjoy classics, summer favorites, and recent blockbusters. Moviegoers are invited to pack in their own non-alcoholic beverages and snacks. Bring a picnic blanket, lawn chair, or just sit on the cool grass.
Cinder Vendor Days
Stay tuned into our Instagram stories @Cinder509 to hear when our Vendors Days are! On these days you’ll be able to talk to representatives from your favorite farms and brands as well as save on their products in store! We’ll have vendors like Burnwell, Northwest Cannabis Solutions, MFused, and more in-store throughout the summer!
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