Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
1503 South Rustle Road
Spokane, WA 99224
Phone: (509) 747-2021
Fax: (509) 747-5950
The Patsy Clark Mansion is a magnificent residence, that is located in the Spokane region of Washington. Its construction dates back to 1897, and was owned by millionaire Patsy Clark. Through the time, it served as a home, an inn, a restaurant and is currently owned by a law firm.
Originally opened in 1931, the Martin Woldson Theater has recently been restored to its historic beauty. The theater's decor is simple with a hint of art deco. The theater seats around 1600 people and has a wide range of programing.
Knitting Factory Concert House offers some of the best concerts in Spokane. You can hear local bands and even national acclaimed bands have performed at the Knitting Factory and you can rent the location for private events. The Knitting Factory Concert House also encompasses Alterknit Lounge; entrance on West 1st street. The lounge has Karaoke on Wednesday nights and the lounge has great DJs.
Formerly the Metropolitan Performing Arts Center, the theater was renamed in 2006 to legendary performer Bing Crosby. The theater was built in 1915 with a neoclassic design and was renovated in 1988. The renovation preserved its historic elegance while providing the theater with modern technology. The theater can hold up to 750 people and boasts some of the best acoustics in the city. See their website for a calendar of events and showtimes.
Interplayers Theater is a professional theater in Spokane. The theater was founded in 1980 and showcases interesting plays. The actors are usually talented locals and the theater has produced around 50 Pacific Northwest premieres. The theater has produced such plays as Waiting for Godot, Woman in Black and Driving Miss Daisy.
Twenty theaters pack the top floors of Riverpark Square, a newly remodeled downtown mall. The brand new theaters have all the modern conveniences,stadium seating, armrests that either hold cups or fold up for snuggling with your date, SDDS sound systems and most importantly, leg room. Even when every seat is filled, it doesn't feel claustrophobic. The main disappointment here is the parking price even with the AMC discount offer. If you can overlook that, it's fun to go downtown, wander around and then see a film in a clean, comfortable environment.
Near the always popular Riverfront Park, River Park Square is a local hot spot for shopping and entertainment. In addition to department stores like Macy's and Nordstrom, check out some of the more unique stores like Made in Washington, where you can find many locally made products. If you're in the mood for some cinematic entertainment, AMC Riverpark Square 20 plays all of the newest blockbusters.
If you're looking for something cultural to do in Spokane, the Spokane Arts Commission is the place to turn to - it organizes art events of every stripe and color, representing the best of local talent and from abroad. It is responsible for the Spokane International Film Festival and it also hands out annual awards to deserving artists. Check the website for details of upcoming events.
Nike Center Court is located in downtown Spokane. This outdoor court plays host to several tournaments and local sporting events. The big draw here is the annual festival, Hoopfest. One of the largest gatherings for three-on-three basketball, it is a great platform for emerging talent. Grab a court-side seat and witness all the action, and spot a national champion or two.
For alternative music enthusiasts, this underground entertainment venue featuring hardcore, industrial, metal and punk gigs is nirvana. Owned and run by a family of musicians, The Hop welcomes fans of all ages to attend their concerts, though beer is served to only those are of permissible age. Some of their previous line ups are The Ghost Inside, Xibalba, Reign Supreme, The Funeral & the Twilight and The Venture Crew.
One of the main entertainment hubs in Spokane, Riverfront Park provides great family entertainment while still having enough secluded spots for someone who just wants to enjoy nature. Many attractions and landmarks reside within the park, including the Looff Carousel, the historic Clock Tower, and the IMAX Theater. Take a turn around the park on the Spokane Falls Northern Railway, which makes a 40 minute loop around the park, showing off its natural beauty and great river views. Many of the city's popular family festivals take place here, especially in the summer, so make sure to check out their website for a calendar of events as well as hours of operation for all attractions.
Located in Riverfront Park, the IMAX theater shows educational and interesting films. The theater makes it feel as though you could reach out and touch the images being shown. Large groups can schedule a time and a date to view one of IMAX's movies around their schedule, which can be a fun and educational trip.