April in Spokane : Fun Local Events Around Town



    Spring into fun

    After a long winter’s nap, the Spokane & Coeur d’Alene area wakes up with some amazing activities!

    Hit the ground running

    People from all over the Spokane area (and the world) celebrate the start of spring with Bloomsday. More than a race, it’s a community event. Live music and cheering fans keep you motivated all along the 12K course, and a staggered start ensures everyone from runners to walkers to wheelchair- and stroller-pushers can join the fun. The race takes place the first Sunday in May, but signup (and training) starts now: registration fees go up after April 21.

    Kids in grades 3-7 can enjoy their own Jr. Bloomsday fun run in April.

    Bloomsday | Sun, May 5, 9am — register here

    Jr. Bloomsday | Sat, April 20, 9am — register here

    Warm up for Bloomsday with the Spokane River Run. Enjoy the woods and the rushing Spokane River as you run on trails through Riverside State Park. Courses from 5K to 50K let you set your own challenge level.

    Sun, April 28 — register here


    Easter Celebration

    Easter is April 21st but there are tons of fun local celebrations happening the Saturday before. Check out this list of fun hunts.


    Celebrate spring with wine

    The warming days of April are perfect for exploring new places and flavors. Coeur d’Alene’s Wine Extravaganza doubles the fun by turning downtown shops into pop-up tasting rooms.

    Sat, April 13, 3pm to 8pm — tickets here

    Small-batch, high-quality wineries dot this area like hidden gems. Plot your own trail through Spokane’s Cork District or other area neighborhoods.

    Spokane wineriesmap here


    Amazing entertainment

    In addition to near-sold-out shows from John Mellencamp, Dan + Shay, and Hozier, check out the other unforgettable tours popping up like flowers in our area.

    Score some of the last remaining tickets to hear comedian Jim Gaffigan and his wry observations about food, family, and American life.

    Sun, April 28, 7:30pm — tickets here

    The Illusionists Live from Broadway will astonish audiences, as five unique artists present futuristic magic, death-defying feats, and a good dose of humor.

    Sun, April 7, 6:30pm — tickets here

    Jessie James Decker, country singer and star of reality show Eric and Jessie, gets ready to rock the Fox with hits like “Flip My Hair” and “Lights Down Low.”

    Fri, April 19, 8pm — tickets here

    Pink Martini brings their globe-hopping music to the area. The 12-piece band has been fusing jazz, classical, and pop for more than 20 years.

    Fri-Sat, April 26-27, 8pm — tickets here

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