2020 Spokane Lilac Festival Events

Our 2020 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.


  • Royalty Candidate Orientations
  • Saturday, November 16th, 9am-4pm – Float Barn Cleanup (903 E. Pacific)


  • Royalty Candidate Applications Due – December, 19th (Online & Lilac Office)


  • January – February – Royalty Candidate Training and Community Service Projects (Large Group)


  • January – February – Royalty Candidate Training and Community Service Projects (Large Group)
  • Saturday, February 8th, 1-3pm – Woman’s Club Spokane Vintage Fashion Show & Tea
  • Saturday, February 15th – Royal Court Selection Interviews
  • February – March  – Royalty Court Training and Community Service (Small Group)
  • Saturday, February 29th – KHQ Telethon


  • Thursday, March 19th- Royalty Family Night | Medical Lake High School
  • Sunday, March 22nd, 3:00pm – Royalty Coronation, Crowning of the 2020 Lilac Queen | Medical Lake High School | Click Here for More Information & Tickets



  • TBD – Spokane Lilac Festival 2019 Armed Forces Appreciation Golf Tournament | More Info Coming Soon!
  • Saturday, May 9th, 10:00am – Spokane Jr. Lilac Parade presented by Spokane Rotoract Club, Downtown Spokane  Click Here for More Information
  • Festival Week Events (Some Dates  & Locations TBD):
    • Monday, May 11th, Lilac Legacy Art Show and Awards Party, Paint & Pints | Free to Public
    • Associated Garden Clubs of Spokane Luncheon |Ticket Info Coming Soon
    • Past Presidents Reunion, Historic Davenport Hotel, Hospitality Suite | More Info Coming Soon
    • Past Royalty Reunion | More Info Coming Soon
    • Friday, May 15th:
    • Saturday, May 16th:
      • 9am-4pm – Float Viewing, 4th Ave. at Jefferson Under the Freeway
      • 10:30am – Rose Planting Ceremony, Manito Park Rose Garden
      • Pre-Parade Events, Riverfront Park
        • 9-5:30pm Cruizin’ the Falls Car Show, Spokane Falls Blvd.
        • 11am-8pm Lilac Festival Food Truck Rally, Howard St. Bridge | Click Here for More Information
      • 7:45pm – 82nd ANNUAL SPOKANE LILAC FESTIVAL ARMED FORCES TORCHLIGHT PARADE | Bleacher Ticket Info Coming Soon
  • Sunday, May 17th – Lilac Century Family Fun Bike Ride by Spokane Aurora Northwest Rotary | Click Here for More Information