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, 3:00pm – 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 | Click Here for More Information
  • Saturday, March 30th – KHQ Telethon

April

May

  • Friday, May 3rd, Spokane Lilac Festival 2019 Armed Forces Appreciation Golf Tournament, Qualchan Golf Course | Click Here for More Information & Registration
  • Saturday, May 11th, 10:00am – Spokane Jr. Lilac Parade presented by Spokane Rotoract Club, Downtown Spokane
  • Festival Week Events:
    • Monday, May 13th, 6pm – Lilac Legacy Art Show and Awards Party, Paint & Pints | Prospectus & Entry Form Due 4/19/19
    • Tuesday, May 14th, 11:30am – Associated Garden Clubs of Spokane Luncheon | Information & Tickets Call Linda at 747-6821
    • Wednesday, May 15th – Past Presidents Reunion, Historic Davenport Hotel
    • Thursday, May 16th – Let Freedom Ring Breakfast, Historic Davenport Hotel 7:30am | Hosted by GSI & SLFA  Click Here for More Information & Tickets
    • Friday, May 17th:
    • 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.
        • Lilac Food Truck Rally, Howard St. Bridge | More Info to Come!
      • 7:45pm – 81st ANNUAL ARMED FORCES TORCHLIGHT SPOKANE LILAC FESTIVAL PARADE
    • Sunday, May 19th: