Parking, Road Closures, and Shuttle Details for a Smooth Race Day
Parking is available at the Spokane Arena and dozens of lots downtown. Organizers urge those driving to carpool to reduce congestion.
Spokane Transit provides special Bloomsday shuttle service from five locations on Sunday morning.
Shuttle pick up/drop off locations:
- Northtown Mall
- Spokane Valley Mall
- Ferris High School
- West Plains Transit Center
Race Day Drop-off is at 1st Avenue between Post and Stevens.
Return Trip begins at 10:30 a.m. and ends at 2:00 p.m., loading on 1st Avenue between Post and Stevens.
Cost: $2.00 (no charge for youth 18 and younger; youth 5 and under must be accompanied). The bus pass may be purchased when you sign-up online for Bloomsday (up until the personalized race bib deadline of April 15), or at the STA booth located at race check-in on Friday, May 3 or Saturday, May 4 at the Spokane Convention Center.
The Spokane Bicycle Club is providing FREE attended bike parking in Riverfront Park- Exact Location TBD. Open 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Sunday, May 5 only). Riders are welcome to bring their packs, picnics, spare clothes and whatever they may need for a relaxing post-race lunch in Riverfront Park. Bring your bike lock for extra security.
Travel through downtown on Sunday morning will be available on Ash, Maple, Division/Browne and Hamilton, which remain open all day on Bloomsday.
Streets near the start (downtown Spokane) and finish (Monroe Street Bridge) are closed beginning at 5:00 a.m. and reopen about 2:00 p.m.
Other streets on the Bloomsday course begin closing at 7:30 a.m. and reopen after the final walkers pass. This will be as early as 11:00 a.m. for Riverside west of Monroe, and as late as 2:00 p.m. for Broadway west of Monroe.