Spokane Attractions Within Walking Distance and Nearby

Here are some great retail, cultural and performance options to check out while you are in Spokane.

Want a new read?

Visit Auntie’s Bookstore.  Our downtown indie bookseller since 1978.  Check out the website and be ready for great things.  Also in the Liberty Building are Uncle’s Games and More, and Pottery Place Plus, an artists’ cooperative.

402 West Main Avenue, Spokane, 509.838.0206



Aunties Bookstore Logo Link



Get your game on at Merlyn’s! 

Warhammer 40K, Warhammer Fantasy, Magic the Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons, Star Wars, Heroclix, hundreds of miniatures, paints, scenery, thousands of comics, graphic novels, weekly tournaments and so much more.  Spokane’s longest running gaming and comic store!  Open daily, 10 am to 9 pm.

15 West Main, Spokane, 99201


Want to Get Real? Visit Wollnicks!

Wollnick’s, our local sponsor, specializes in high-quality, eco-conscious, trusted goods including beauty and wellness products, toys, and home and kitchen supplies. 

Located  just around the corner- a three-minute walk- from the Davenport Grand. 

421 West Main Ave, Spokane, WA 99201



The Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture Presents: 

The Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition (Through May 20, 2018).

Northwest MAC, 2316 West 1st Ave., Spokane

See Cirque Du Soleil at the Spokane Arena

Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena, 720 West Mallon Ave., Spokane, WA 99201


Friday Night? Want to see some local art?

Take advantage of Downtown Spokane’s First Friday!  Take a walking tour of downtown art galleries, meet some artists and sample some refreshments!

Visit the First Friday Website.



Want to hang with hipsters?

Visit the Main Market Co-op for local treats and local eats. Operating on the motto  “Food for People Not Profit” the Co-Op has a full service grocery and deli (see menu here). (You can learn all sorts of things at this place- they host mead tastings, soap making workshops, raw food discussions and more!)

44 West Main Ave, Spokane, 509.458.2667

Spokane Main Market CoOp

Want to see an indie film? 

Sit in the dark at the Magic Lantern Theatre in the Community Building. When Spokanites need a bit extra, they go to the Lantern.  Features the best in foreign, documentary, music and art films.  See what the rest of the world is talking about! (And it’s right across from the Co-op!)

25 West Main, Spokane, 509.209.2383

Link to the Magic Lantern Theatre

While you are at the Community Building, grab a bite and enjoy a beverage at the Saranac Public House. It’s Local. It’s Sustainable. 21 West Main, 509.473.9455

Or purchase that gift for someone at home at  Kizuri Fair Trade Clothing and Gifts.   Get good stuff, while supporting fair trade. 35 West Main, 509.464.7677 

Feeling Quirky?

Visit Boo Radley’s.  Yes, you guessed it library professionals!  Named after the character in “To Kill a Mockingbird,” this stop is near the top of the must do list.

Novelties? Yes.

Bacon Wallets? Yes.

Boxing Nun Puppets? Yes.

Squirrel Underpants?  Yes.

Did I mention the Godzilla Socks?

Please… treat yourself to the unexpected.  (The store next door is Atticus Coffee and Gifts.)

232 N Howard, Spokane, 509.546.7479


A sample of the fine selection of cards and humor at Boo Radley's.
(A sample of the fine selection of cards and humor at Boo’s)

Want to hit the Mall?

River Park Square has seventeen restaurants (from fine dining to grab and go), a large and plush AMC Theatre with IMAX movies, eighteen specialty stores with books, pottery, sunglasses, and most types of shoes imaginable.  The mall also features art in the Kress Art Gallery  on the third floor near the food court.

808 West Main, Spokane


Want to feel like a kid again?

Visit Riverfront Park!  Not just for kids, Riverfront park features the historic Looff Carousel, the Garbage Goat and a SkyRide Gondola across the Spokane Falls!

Want to run a race?

On Sunday, May 6th, Spokane Celebrates the 42nd Running (no pun intended) of Spokane’s annual tradition, the Lilac Bloomsday Run. If you are a runner, this 7.46 mile footrace is not to be missed.  

More info at www.bloomsdayrun.org

Need a local pharmacy?

Downtown Pharmacy- Rite Aid

112 North Howard, Spokane, 509.838.1851


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