Entries by Lilac Office

2022 Armed Forces Torchlight Parade Winners

Congratulations to the following award honorees of the 84th Annual Spokane Lilac Festival Band awards sponsored by Hoffman Music, Float and thank-you awards sponsored by Les Schwab Tires, Car Show awards sponsored by TDS Fiber. Float Judging Results Lilac Sweepstakes Award (Best Overall Community Float) #94 Davenport Queen’s Award (Best in Population 500-2,000) 1st Place: […]

Spokane Lilac Festival and Parade to Return for 84th Year

[Spokane, WA] After two years of cancellations the Spokane Lilac Festival Association (SLFA) is excited to announce the return of the Armed Forces Torchlight Parade to downtown Spokane on Saturday May 21. Prior to 2020 and 2021, the Lilac Festival has only been cancelled three times due to disruption from World War II from 1943 […]

Spokane Lilac Festival Royal Court Honor Teachers of the Year

Members of the Spokane Lilac Festival “Our Town” Royal Court have selected seven teachers to be honored as a part of the 2022 Armed Forces Torchlight Parade. The Lilac Festival is committed to the continued education of our Royalty Court and celebrates those who helped shape into the young women they have and will become. […]

Spokane Lilac Festival to Host Brewfest

On Saturday May 21, 2022, the Spokane Lilac Festival Association (SLFA) is bringing together 16 local breweries for the First Annual Lilac Festival Brewfest. For more than 80 years, the SLFA has championed the Armed Forces Torchlight Parade, honoring our military, empowering our youth, and showcasing our region. This year, Festival planners are adding the […]

Janna Huber Named 2022 Our Town Lilac Festival Queen

[Spokane, WA] At a coronation held on Saturday March 26 at Spokane First Church the Spokane Lilac Festival Association (SLFA) crowned the 2022 “Our Town” Festival Queen, Queen Janna Huber from Mead High School. Queen Janna is involved in Link Crew, Marching Band, Pep Band, Wind Ensemble, Young Life, Student Council, and co-captains the Tennis […]

2019 Armed Forces Torchlight Parade Winners

Float Winners Lilac Sweepstakes Award (Best Overall Community Float) Connell Community Float – Connell, WA Queen’s Award (Best in Population 100-1,000) 1st Place – Freeman Community Float, Freeman, WA2nd Place – Tekoa Slippery Gulch Float3rd – Rosalia Community Float & Royalty Association – Rosalia, WA Princess’ Award (Best in Population 1,000-2,000) 1st Place – Manson […]