'Tis the season for family gatherings, gifts, and sparkling lights. As you plan your holiday celebrations this year, consider putting one or more community events on your schedule. Spokane has a lot to offer around the holidays. Here are some of the top celebrations our real estate agents recommend attending to get into the festive spirit.
- The Bing Crosby Holiday Film Festival: 901 W. Sprague Ave., Spokane, WA 99210
Hosted at The Bing Crosby Theater, the Bing Crosby Holiday Film Festival is scheduled for December 10th - 11th this year. The two-day festival is a chance to see some of Bing's biggest holiday movies, including the classic White Christmas. Bing Crosby's nephew, Howard Crosby, will also take the stage for a live performance.
Tickets for the show will be for sale on the Bing Crosby Theater's website. Profits will go to benefit the Bing Crosby Advocates, a charity dedicated to preserving Crosby's legacy and spreading holiday cheer.
- Christmas Tree Elegance: 818 W. Riverside Ave. Mezzanine, Spokane, WA 99210
Christmas Tree Elegance is a 13-day holiday celebration during which you can admire stunning, decorated holiday trees. There will also be a chance to meet Father Christmas, plus public raffle drawings each day. This year, the event lasts from November 29th - December 11th and will be held at the Historic Davenport Hotel.
There's no charge for admission to Christmas Tree Elegance. Raffle tickets will be sold for $1 each, with proceeds benefiting the Spokane Symphony Associates.
- Pops 3: Holiday Pops: 1001 West Sprague Ave., Spokane, WA 99210
If you've been wanting to see the Spokane Symphony in concert, this is your chance. On December 17th and 18th, they'll take the stage for their annual Holiday Pops concert at the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. Listen to popular holiday music performed in a whole new way.
This festive performance will include a few numbers by the Spokane Area Youth Choir. The audience will even be invited to participate in popular carols. Single and multi-day tickets are available on the Spokane Symphony website.
- Northwest Winterfest: 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley, WA 99202
Northwest Winterfest is an annual celebration held at the Spokane Fair & Expo Center. It's open every Friday - Sunday from December 2nd - January 1st. Visitors can walk through the stunning displays, admire hand-painted trees, and enjoy seasonal food from local vendors. Several displays also show how different cultures around the world celebrate the holidays.
Northwest Winterfest offers something for the whole family. Admission is $19.99 for adults and $11.99 for kids. Or, you can buy a Family Pack of tickets for just $49.99.
- Christmas Movie Trivia Night: 315 W. Sprague Ave., Spokane, WA 99201
How much do you know about your favorite Christmas movies? Christmas Movie Trivia Night is your chance to find out. This trivia competition is being held at Spokane Comedy Club. It starts at 7:00 pm on December 20th.
The trivia night will include five rounds of questions about Christmas movies, old and new. While costumes are not required, it could be fun to dress up in your Santa hat or ugly sweater for the occasion. Register on the Spokane Comedy Club website so they know how many participants to expect.
This holiday season, take a break from looking at Spokane homes for sale and attend one or more of these fun events. There truly is something for the whole family. Contact us if you need any help with your house search. Our friendly and knowledgeable agents will be happy to answer your questions along the way.