All Spokatopia activities happen at Camp Sekani Park except for watersports demos that take place a short walk away at Boulder Beach. Find directions to all activities here.
Ride Your Bike to Spokatopia & Win Prizes (All Day)
The best and most fun way to get to the festival is to ride the Centennial Trail from your neighborhood or from one of the festival parking areas with family or friends. Use our free, secure bike corral and score a Kate’s Real Food bar (while they last) PLUS be entered to win dozens of sweet prizes, including an inflatable Dorado iSUP paddleboard from HO Sports!
Spokatopia 5K Trail Run (8 AM)
Start your day off right with a 5k run or walk on Camp Sekani singletrack. More info here.
Yoga for Everyone Class (9 AM)
Led by Harmony Yoga in the Spokatopia festival area at Camp Sekani Park (must have a Spokatopia ticket/wristband). All ability levels welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat if you have one.
Bike Demos (9 AM-6 PM)
Thinking about upgrading your ride? Spokatopia is one of the best places to try the latest and greatest bikes from your favorite brands and the Inland Northwest’s best bike shops all in one place at Camp Sekani Park. There will be MOUNTAIN, GRAVEL, ELECTRIC–ASSIST, and ROAD bike demos at Spokatopia PLUS 8 Inland NW bike shops! Check out our bike demo page.
Watersports Demos (10 AM-5 PM)
Try kayaks, paddleboards, and other watercraft in the lake-like waters of the Spokane River behind Upriver Dam at Boulder Beach, a short walk east on the Centennial Trail from the main festival area at Camp Sekani Park (follow the signs). Find directions and parking info here. More watersports info here.
Kids Activities (9 AM-6 PM)
Family activities include games, arts and crafts, a Hoot Show owl and raptor presentation by West Valley Outdoor Learning Center (3:30- 4:30 PM), and other activities. Look for the tents, chairs, and hammocks in the Spokatopia “Campground” area at Camp Sekani Park. Kids can also participate in the Adventure Passport activity where the first 250 kids who complete the passport activities and collect all the stamps in their passport book take home a bag of prizes for the whole family.
Spokatopia Campground (9 AM-6 PM)
The Spokatopia campground is the place to relax in a camp chair or hammock, explore different backpacking and car camping tents and gear, play yard games, and check out Toyota show vehicles. The Campground will also be the place to gather for kids programs and activities and free snacks from Kates Real Food! We will have several large tents, camp chairs and other camping gear set up and on display, including a Zempire EVO VM T2 air tent and Tentsile tree tent. REI will also be there offering games, activities, and information about REI gear and programs.
Self-Guided Beginner MTB Rides at Camp Sekani (9 AM-6 PM)
There are two simple routes available right out of the Spokatopia festival grounds that are less than 1-mile long and have minimal climbing. Come to the Evergreen East booth by the beer garden to see a map of beginner trails.
Slacklining (9 AM-6PM)
We will have a local slacklining expert on hand to help you learn the ropes of this fun activity. A ticket with wristband is required for this activity. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Slacklining happens behind the music stage.
MTB Trail Shuttle (9 AM-5 PM)
Load your bike and hitch a ride in the Mt. Spokane Ski Race Team van for a shuttle to the top of Sekani for a gravity-fueled ride back down the trail of your choice! A Spokatopia Gold Pass/wristband and insurance waiver is required to ride the shuttle.
Kids Bike Demos (9 AM-5:30 PM)
Kids of all ages can try BMX bikes, kids mountain bikes, and Strider bikes with a free kids’ demo pass, liability waiver, and parent monitoring. Head east through the trees a few hundred yards from the main festival to the pump track.
Live Music (9 AM-6PM)
You can find our full music schedule here.
Basic Bike Skills Clinic (10 AM)
This 45-minute mountain bike skills clinic hosted by Evergreen East (must have Spokatopia ticket/wristband) covers body positioning, braking, shifting, balance and cornering. You must bring own MTB and helmet and clinic participation will be limited to 10 riders, with sign-up happening at the Evergreen tent by the beer garden the day of the event on a first-come-first-served basis.
Get to Know Beacon Group Ride (11 AM)
Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance East volunteers will lead two “welcome to beacon rides” at 11 AM and 3 PM (limited to the first 15 riders). Please note that 650 feet of climbing will be required for uphill riding and even the gentle descent will require some bike skills (intermediate level). Meet at the pump track at 11 AM for a guided ride on the Sekani side of Beacon Hill. Explore Bonsai Kitten and Upchuck trails on the way up and Simple Tools Trail on the ride down.
Group Gravel Ride (11 AM)
Mojo Cyclery is leading a group gravel ride from the Mojo booth at Camp Sekani Park. This is a free group ride, just bring your own gravel-worthy bike and helmet. Mojo will be leading riders up to the “Spaghetti Bowl” in Northwood and back over to the top of Beacon. Intermediate riding skills recommended since there will be some good climbing.
MTB Jump Show (1-1:45 PM)
Watch talented local riders fly through the air on bikes, pulling off tricks and launching off huge gap jumps. A short walk a few hundred yards to the east of the main festival grounds.
MTB Cornering Clinic (2 PM)
This 45-minute mountain bike skills clinic hosted by Evergreen East (must have Spokatopia ticket/wristband) will be all about navigating corners on your bike with smooth transitioning into and out of corners to help you feel more comfortable and ride faster. You must bring own MTB and helmet and clinic participation will be limited to 10 riders, with sign-up happening at the Evergreen tent by the beer garden the day of the event on a first-come-first-served basis.
Get to Know Beacon Group Ride (3 PM)
Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance East volunteers will lead two “welcome to beacon rides” at 11 AM and 3 PM (limited to the first 15 riders). Please note that 650 feet of climbing will be required for uphill riding and even the gentle descent will require some bike skills (intermediate level). Meet at the pump track for a guided ride to the towers at the top of Beacon Hill. This route will head up Carousel Trail and then up to the towers. The route down will offer two options. A gentle or more technical descent. Routes may change depending on participant input.
Hoot Show Owl and Raptor Presentation (3:30- 4:30 PM)
Kids and adults can learn about owls and raptors with live birds brought by West Valley Outdoor Learning Center. This presentation will be in the Spokatopia “Campground” area.