Hoopfest 2017: Spokane street closures


(STORY:SPOKANECITY.ORG)

It’s that time of year again, time for the biggest 3-on-3 basketball tournament in the world. Hoopfest will be June 24 and 25. Closures for this event will start Friday night, June 23 at 7 p.m. and last through Sunday night, June 25 around 10 p.m. The following streets will be closed:

  • Sprague Avenue from Howard to Lincoln Street
  • Sprague and Riverside Avenue from Lincoln to Monroe Street
  • Riverside and Main Avenue from Bernard to Lincoln Street
  • Main Avenue from Browne to Bernard Street
  • Spokane Falls Boulevard from Washington to Lincoln Street
  • College, Broadway and Mallon Avenue between Lincoln and Monroe Street
  • Broadway Avenue from Post to Lincoln Street
  • Mallon Avenue from Howard to Lincoln Street
  • Dean Avenue from Washington to Howard Street
  • Washington Street from N. River Drive to Sprague Avenue
  • Stevens Street from Spokane Falls Blvd to the alley between Main and Riverside Avenue
  • Howard Street from Spokane Falls Blvd to Riverside Avenue
  • Wall Street from Spokane Falls Blvd to First Avenue
  • Post Street from south of the Post Street Bridge to Spokane Falls Blvd
  • Post Street from Main to First Avenue                                       

Cars must be moved from these streets by 7 p.m. on Friday, June 23 or they will be towed.

The following streets are open:

  • Sprague Avenue from Bernard to Howard Street
  • Bernard open throughout downtown Spokane
  • Lincoln open from First Avenue to Main Avenue

View the official 2017 Hoopfest map here.

Hoopfest players and fans are encouraged to utilize public transportation. Spokane Transit Authority’s Downtown Plaza will be closed to buses. Alternative zones will be within the block radius of First Avenue, Stevens Street, Fourth Avenue and Wall Street. View the map here. STA is providing two shuttle services to the Jefferson Lot under I-90 and the Riverpoint campus/ Gonzaga University’s Patterson Field Lot every 10 minutes. Additional details on STA’s Hoopfest services here. Uber ride locations will be set up at Bernard and Riverside and Howard and Dean.

Multiple parking garages will be open for Hoopfest players and fans to utilize. Open parking garages include:  the River Park Square parking garage, the Davenport Grand Hotel’s parking garage and Parkade Plaza. In order to maintain access to the Davenport Grand’s parking garage, two-way traffic will be allowed on two one-way roads. Spokane Falls Boulevard from Bernard to Washington will allow two-way traffic during Hoopfest weekend. Washington Street from Spokane Falls Boulevard to the garage entrance will also allow two-way traffic. Howard Street will be closed at Riverside Avenue, but access to the Parkade Plaza will be maintained. The Spokane Public Library parking lot and garage will be closed since the portion of Lincoln Street between Spokane Falls Boulevard and Main Avenue is currently a southbound street.

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