| SPOKANE, Wash. – City officials in both Spokane and Coeur d’Alene are expecting to see an increase in tourism in the coming year.

Over the past few months, Spokane has been named one of the “most-hip” cities in the country, and USA Today ranked a few buildings here as a “must-see” in Washington.

Both qualities, along with our annual events, big-name concerts, and large conference spaces, have made Spokane an attractive destination for new visitors, city officials say.

In 2017, Spokane had quite the year, with the Garth Brooks concert series selling out to about 62,000 country music fans. Even Riverfront Park’s newest attraction, the ice ribbon, has already seen more than 25,000 visitors. Read more…

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