2019 Spokane Lilac Festival Events

Our 2019 year has begun and we are off and running with our planning! We will update the dates below as times and dates are solidified. Dates and times may be subject to change, check back often.

November

  • Royalty Candidate Orientations

December

  • Friday, December 20th – Royalty Candidate Applications Due

January

  • January 18-20th – 2019 NW Festival Hosting Conference
  • January – February – Royalty Candidate Training and Community Service Projects (Large Group)

February

  • January – February – Royalty Candidate Training and Community Service Projects (Large Group)
  • Saturday, February 9th – Royal Court Selection Interviews
  • February – March  – Royalty Court Training and Community Service (Small Group)
  • Thursday, February 28th – Royalty Family Night | West Valley High School

March

  • Sunday, March 3rd – Royalty Coronation, Crowning of the 2019 Lilac Queen | West Valley High School
  • Wednesday, March 27th, 6:30pm – SLFA & BECU Present: “Lilac City’s Got Talent” – Talent Show | More Info Coming Soon!
  • Saturday, March 30th – KHQ Telethon

April

May

  • Friday, May 3rd, Spokane Lilac Festival 2019 Armed Forces Appreciation Golf Tournament, Qualchan Golf Course | Details Coming Soon
  • Saturday, May 11th, 10:00am – Spokane Jr. Lilac Parade, Downtown Spokane
  • Festival Week Events:
    • Date Still To Be Determined
    • Monday, May 13th, 6pm – Lilac Legacy Art Show and Awards Party, Paint & Pints | Prospectus & Entry Form Due 4/19/19
    • Wednesday, May 15th – Past Presidents Reunion, Historic Davenport Hotel
    • Thursday, May 16th – Let Freedom Ring Breakfast, Historic Davenport Hotel 7:30am | Details & Tickets Coming Soon
    • Friday, May 17th:
      • 11:30am – Queen’s Luncheon, Historic Davenport Hotel
      • 5:30pm – Spokane Lilac Festival Gala, Historic Davenport Hotel
    • Saturday, May 18th:
      • 9am-4pm – Float Viewing, 4th Ave. at Jefferson Under the Freeway
      • 10:00am – Rose Planting Ceremony, Manito Park Rose Garden
      • Pre-Parade Events, Riverfront Park
        • Cruizin’ the Falls Car Show, Spokane Falls Blvd.
      • 7:45pm – 80th ANNUAL ARMED FORCES TORCHLIGHT SPOKANE LILAC FESTIVAL PARADE
    • Sunday, May 19th:
      • 8:30am – Farewell Breakfast, Historic Davenport Hotel