The Lilac Festival In Washington That’s Unlike Any Other

If you’ve ever been in Spokane in May, you may have noticed the big, beautiful parade cruising through the downtown streets. If so, you’ve caught a glimpse of the annual Lilac Festival — but those who call Eastern Washington home know there’s so much more to this nonprofit event.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

If you’ve never been to a Lilac Festival, head that way this weekend and check it out. And if you can’t make it this time, here are some other small town festivals you won’t want to miss.