Things to do in Spokane, Washington | (877) 261-8561

   

While you're waiting for your vehicle to be serviced or new car paperwork to finalize here are a few spots close by that we recommend you visit. Whether you live in Spokane or are visiting us from Pullman, Coeur d'Alene, Spokane Valley, Moses Lake, Tri-Cities or any of the surrounding Spokane cities you'll enjoy these local spots if you've got 30 minutes. All these locations are just a few minutes away from our dealership.

Restaurants
Rocket Bakery
We're a locally owned bakery and coffeehouse with nine neighborhood locations in the Spokane area. We make all our baked goods with the most wholesome scratch ingredients and brewing some of the best joe and specialty drinks around. Great latte's, scones and wholesale items for office parties.



The Elk
Located in the heart of the historic Browne's Addition neighborhood just west of downtown. If anyone needs evidence of how one establishment can change a neighborhood, look no further than The Elk! Featured on Diners, Drive-In's and Dives, The Elk also boasts what is widely considered the best patio dining in the city, a great place to enjoy one of our creative weekly specials, homemade soups and inventive cocktails. People talk about the Roasted Corn Pasta Salad, 74th Street Gumbo and the Moon Burger.
Luigi's
Luigi's has been awarded Restaurant of the Year and the Inland Northwest's Best Italian Restaurant. With recipes published in Bon Appetit and Gourmet and a superb wine/cocktail menu! People talk about the Steamer Clams, Steak Italiano, Spicy Chicken Calabria and Smoked Salmon Lasagna. 




The Wave
Only a short distance from our dealership this restaurant is an Island Sports Bar/Grill and Sushi Kitchen with a clean and buzzing atmosphere. Whether you like Island fusion food, american dishes with a twist or some of the best sushi in town there is a little something for everyone at a good price and a tv every direction you face! A few of their main dishes include Da Big Kahuna Burger, The Portugese Sausage Seafood Steamer, Shrimp Smitty Po' Boy, Ahi Poke, The Ginza Roll and the Kamikaze Roll. 
Churchill's Steakhouse
Spokane's premier fine dining experience. Churchill's is a true "big city steakhouse" serving mid-western, corn-fed, USDA Prime beef exclusively! All of our steaks are dry-aged and hand cut on site plus lobsters, crab & fine wine. People talk about new york strip steak, scottish smoked salmon, the porter house, iceberg lettuce wedge and gulf shrimp cocktail.
The Onion / Area 51 Taphouse
This building was build in 1907 as the elegant St. Regis Hotel. The magnificent oak back bar is an original, built in Chicago by the Brunswick Corporation in 1904 and made its way here in 1910, it is as stunning as when it was first built. This restaurant has 51 local and regional beers on tap that are constantly rotating and they boast a large, eclectic menu that will satiate a large family's varied tastes. Some of their best dishes include Baked Cougar Gold Cheese Dip, The Colossal Onion Ring Sample Platter, Cajun Chicken Fettuccini, Big Daddy Lobster Sandwich, The Grilled Onion Burger, Huckleberry Buffalo Chicken Sandwich and the Seafood Arugula Salad.

Shopping
River Park Square Mall
River Park Square is Spokane's premier destination for shopping, dining, and entertainment in one central downtown location. At this Spokane mall you can visit AMC 20 Theatres with IMAX, explore artwork at the Kress Gallery, reserve the Fan Suite for a private event or meeting, or shop or dine at a variety of national and local stores and restaurants.
Boo Radley's
Named after the character in "To Kill A Mockingbird," who collected unusual and sometimes wacky items, this novelty shop is a one-of-a-kind trip to visit. From new vintage lunch boxes and funky cool t-shirts to off the wall weird stuff, this shop is a wild toy experience for kids as well as adults. 
Auntie's Bookstore
Auntie's mission is "To educate, entertain and enlighten," and they have been doing just that since first opening in 1978! They host live music, book readings and signings, story times and even book groups. It is a bookstore unlike any other with every subject and genre well represented and stocked and even a game store within the building. It's the perfect place to spend time with family indulging in a luxury reading experience. 

Parks & Outdoor Entertainment
Riverfront Park
Riverfront Park is considered one of the most scenic urban parks in the nation! With over 100 acres to explore you are sure to discover the magnificent Spokane Falls and River, the Expo '74 Pavillion, 1902 Clocktower, Looff Carrousel, Gondola Rides over the falls and the Sculpture Walk. There is something to discover around every corner. 
STCU Horse & Carriage Rides
Come sun or snow STCU is there with their trusty steeds to make your stay in Spokane a memorable one! In the summer the carriage rides begin the first friday in July and operate each Friday through the end of August, 5-9pm. Catch the carriage at the corner of Main and Wall and guess what?! They're FREE! In the winter you will be able to enjoy the holiday lights and decorations, sing carols and enjoy hot chocolate on your ride. Fridays, 3-8pm; Saturdays & Sundays, 12-5pm, from the end of November through December.
Manito Park
Manito Park is a public park located in beautiful Spokane Washington's South Hill neighborhood. Manito Park has five gardens, a conservatory and duck pond that are toured by over 150,000 visitors each year. The 90 acre park includes spacious manicured lawns, playgrounds, walking and biking paths, flowers, topiary shrubs, a greenhouse conservatory and multiple picturesque gardens. 
Spokane Party Trolley
An environmentally friendly, pedal-powered pub on wheels, complete with keg tap, that relies on its riders for fuel as it travels between stops. Groups can rent the trolley for two hours or more and map out different bars, pubs and wineries your group wants to stop and enjoy. Up to five people on each side pump the pedals. There's room for five others to sit, plus space for a standing host/bartender in the middle. A company-provided pilot perched up front keeps things under control and on schedule. Contact for more rental information and 

Community Highlights
1st Fridays
You guessed it, this event is the first friday of every month!! You can enjoy an evening of drawings, painting, prints, sculpture, ceramics, photography and other visual art. Take in diverse live performances, including music, dance and theatre and don't forget the exceptional shopping and dining downtown Spokane has to offer! 
Gonzaga University
Founded in 1881, Gonzaga University is a private, four-year institution of higher education. More than 105 buildings dot the 131-acre campus overlooking the Spokane River. Students include both women and men, who can enroll in a multitude of undergraduate or graduate programs. A constant throughout the decades is Gonzaga's educational philosophy, based on the centuries-old Ignation model of educating the whole person - mind, body and spirit and their beloved mascot is a Bulldog. 
Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture
A hub of support for the arts (professional and local) the MAC opens its doors and shares everything from artifacts to sculptures to installations and photographs. It is considered the cultural hub of the Pacific Northwest because it actively engages the Spokane community and its visitors through history, the arts and the Plateau Native Culture. 

Indoor Entertainment
Wild Walls
As a first time climber at our facility, you will either need to have previous belaying experience and pass a belay test or sign up for our vertical introduction class. You will be instructed by one of our professional staff who will guide you through learning the knots, commands and proper belay technique needed to climb safely. We provide the rental equipment needed during the class. 
Mobius Science Center
The Mobius Science Center is dedicated to providing a fun and educating scientific environment for kids in Eastern Washington. With amazing, interactive exhibits that wow and inspire there is a little something for everyone at Mobius. Exhibits change here and there but some of them include subjects like space, physics, flight, engineering, biology lab, human body, fluid dynamics, sound and the experiment lab. 
http://mobiusspokane.org/mobius-science-center
Sky High
Are you ready to bounce off the walls?! Sky High in Spokane is the largest indoor trampoline park in all of Washington! All trampoline floors and all trampoline walls. Basketball hoops, foam pit, rope swing, dodgeball and arcade. It's 360 degrees of fun! 

Nightlife
Monteray Cafe
Monteray Cafe is a unique bar and restaurant located in the heart of Spokane, making us headquarters for downtown and downtown events! We're committed to helping our community and have everything from delicious SoCal inspired pizzas and salads to happy hour specials served on our beautiful patio. People talk about our Karaoke and Power Hour specials everyday from 8-9 pm with $1 pizza slices, beers and shots!! 
Spokane Arena
The arena is the entertainment hub of Spokane and hosts a little bit of something for everyone. The Spokane Chiefs hockey team and Spokane Shock indoor football teams make this their home as well as concerts, basketball tournaments, Disney on Ice shows, rodeos and monster truck rallies. The list is ever changing and constant so check out what is coming up and get your tickets today! 
Ridler Piano Bar
The Ridler provides an intimate, fun-loving atmosphere with dim lighting, good music and drinks that will hit your tastebuds out of the park. The nightly entertainment is like nothing else in this region, featuring Dueling Pianos! Request songs, celebrate special events and sing along with the rest of the crowd. The more drinks you have, the better you and everyone else around you sounds! 
Nyne
When the sun goes down, this is the place to be. Featuring fun events every night like Karaoke, Trivia Night, Live Shows and stellar DJs. The atmosphere is energetic and the dancing is always on point. You can also come to just enjoy the cold brews and a friendly game of pool or cheer on your favorite college or professional sports team on one of their many televisions. Enjoy menu items like Edamame, the Chicken Club Wrap or Tomato & Cucumber Salad.
Zola
This unique venue was voted Spokane's Best Happy Hour and Live Music in Spokane! Find yourself wrapped up in Live performances, craft cocktails, award-winning food and ice cold draft beer! This is also an excellent place to watch NFL and Gonzaga games on their 60" TVs! Some of their menu items include a fantastic Hummas & Tzatziki platter, Rosemary Tavern Fries and the Zola Steak with Mushrooms.

Borracho
Is tequila your thing? How about Tacos? Then this is definitely the place for you! Famous for their house infused tequilas and a 75 tequila challenge that offers prizes and bragging rights forever. 19 HDTV decorate the walls and their swag is off-the-hook! Enjoy a 32 oz. Mondo Margarita, Enchiladas, Nachos, Street Tacos and Fried Ice Cream. There's even a Taco eating challenge for the brave of heart with stomachs of steel. This place is the king of Taco Tuesday in Spokane.

Where to Stay
The Davenport
The Davenport Hotel is a regional landmark and masterpiece in terms of luxury and architecture. From the time it was first opened in 1915 the Davenport Hotel's cutting-edge approach to hospitality hasn't faded over the years. It can be counted as one of the worlds greenest, most energy-efficient buildings. It has hosted many famous names, some of them including Babe Ruth, Demi Moore, Taylor Swift, John F. Kennedy, Tony Hawk and Snoop Dogg.
Montvale Hotel
In the heart of Spokane's vibrant arts and entertainment district, this historic hotel offers an on-site restaurant and pub and blends traditional with contemporary in its decor. Each room includes free Wi-Fi, Cable TV, private bathroom and tea/coffee making facility. Comfortably furnished in rich woods and warm colors we are sure that you will enjoy the Montvale from the moment you step foot in the lobby until the time you depart. 
Davenport Grand
The newest luxury hotel in the Davenport family in Spokane, they're proud to offer premium accommodations in a desirable area. They offer prime access to the city's most beautiful attractions as well as the top businesses, restaurants and entertainment in the downtown area including Riverfront Park, the INB Performing Arts Center, the Spokane Arena and Spokane Falls. They have fantastic restaurants in the hotel and a happenin' bar with amazing craft cocktails! Experience a modern twist when you stay at this grand hotel, it will make you want to return again and again. 

Festivals
Hoopfest
Hoopfest in Spokane is the biggest 3-on-3 basketball tournament in the WORLD! That means over 7,000 teams, 3,000 volunteers, 225,000 fans and 450 courts spanning 42 city blocks! Nike even hosts the Nike Center Court where some of the country's most talented outdoor ballers come to show what makes them the best. Beyond basketball, it is and outdoor festival with shopping, food and interactive entertainment! 
Spokane County Interstate Fair
The Spokane County Interstate Fair is the largest annual event in Spokane with over 180,000 guests attending last year! With livestock, carnival rides, concerts, the rodeo and more food vendors than you can count, this is the place to go for the best family and friends outing. 
Pig Out in the Park
Pig Out in the Park is Spokane's favorite annual six-day food and entertainment festival. Open free to the public in Spokane's beautiful Riverfront Park; Pig Out in the Park features 45 great food booths, three adult beverage gardens and 100 free concerts on three stages! The beginning of September is the time to visit to catch the best food vendors Spokane has to offer and Pig Out like you've never pigged before! 

Local Spirits
Iron Goat Brewing Co.
Our small yet cozy taproom is the perfect place to sample our beers, listen to music or play trivia. Order a taster tray and get the full line-up of our standard brews plus maybe a beer or two you can't get anywhere else. Iron Goat regularly brews test batches to develop recipes for seasonal beers, to test new hop varieties and to generally try out wild ideas. People talk about our Head Butt IPA, The Impaler IPA, the Goatmeal Stout and the Bleating Red Ale.

Barrister Winery
Barrister found its home in 2004 in a historic 100-year-old building in Spokane's Davenport Arts District. Make sure to visit the tasting room and enjoy the atmosphere and activity of full-production winery, the art gallery showcasing local artists, and Barrister's friendly staff as you sample a selection of the current wine releases. 
Manito Tap House
Manito Tap House is a locally-owned, eco-friendly gastropub. We only serve what we think is the best: scratch-made food, 50 tap handles with an emphasis on craft beers, northwest wines and a full bar of spirits. We care about the environment which is why we are proud to be the first Four-Star Certified Green Restaurant in Spokane! Stop by for an ope air ale in the summer on our covered patio and a bowl of homemade soup in the colder months. We're sure you'll stay for another round.

No-Li Brewhouse
The No-Li Brewhouse makes its home on the bank of the Spokane River and has gained stardom over the years. Bringing home several international awards and hosting one of the prettiest outdoor patios in Spokane makes No-Li one of the best places to take a group or enjoy a romantic evening with a special someone. People talk about the Wrecking Ball Imperial Stout, the Amber Ale, the Jet Star Imperial IPA and the samplers.
Arbor Crest Wine Cellars
Arbor Crest is located atop a 450 ft. cliff with exquisite views of Spokane. We have grown into the Inland Northwest's premier winery since opening in 1982 featuring wines that can be found on store shelves around the world. We have a beautiful tasting room on the estate and have opened one in Downtown Spokane's River Park Square Mall.



Patit-Creek Cellars
Located right across the street from The Davenport is this lively and intriguing wine tasting spot. With wine barrel tables and an impressive variety of wine and cheese it's the perfect place to pass the time with friends. There are many ways to enjoy Patit Creek, with a round of wine tasting, a wine and cheese pairing (their artisan cheese is the bomb), or share a bottle of your favorite with friends and chat the afternoon away.

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