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Spokane, Washington Brings Back Riverfront Park Eats Every Tuesday, May Through August

Lefty Graves

Iconic Riverfront State Park Spokane, WashingtonPhoto byTimothy EberlyonUnsplash

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Riverfront Park Eats

Spokane, Washington’s Riverfront Park, is proud to announce that starting Tuesday, May 2nd, they are again offering Riverfront Park Eats. The event will run on Tuesdays, all of May through August of 2023. Food truck offerings are located at the corner of Howard St. Bridge and serve up delicious local fare.

In June through August, they will also have some great music to add to the fare. You’ll be able to support free and affordable events in Riverfront Park when you attend Tuesdays!

When and why was Riverfront Park Built in Spokane, Washington?

Riverfront Park was built in 1974. It was built in Spokane, Washington, in order to create a venue for events and attractions in the city. The city wanted to create a park that would be a place for people to gather with friends and family and to help draw visitors and businesses to the area.

Riverfront Park built as part of the Expo?

Riverfront Park was built as part of Expo '74, the first environmental world fair. Expo '74 was held in Spokane from May 4-November 3, 1974. Riverfront Park was created to be the main venue for the event, and it remains open to the public today.

What are some of the iconic sites in Riverfront Park?

The iconic sites in Riverfront Park include the Spokane Falls Sky Ride, the U.S. Pavilion, the Clock Tower, the Looff Carrousel, the Riverfront Park Pavilion, Human Rights Memorial, and the Centennial Trail. There are also multiple gardens, sculptures, and a variety of other attractions. Who built the red wagon slide in Riverfront Park? The red wagon slide in Riverfront Park was built by the Allan Herschell Company in 1974. The original slide was made of fiberglass, but it was replaced by a metal slide in 2012.

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Lefty has been writing online since 2000 on various topics, including youth mentoring, addiction recovery, parenting, gardening, advocating for seniors, sustainability, farming, and an eclectic mix of other topics. She writes about all things Washington. She resides on a farm with her family in Northeastern Washington State.

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