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Welcome to the South Perry Business & Neighborhood Association (SPBNA). We have been serving the South Perry District since 1999. Our organization is dedicated to helping the South Perry District continue to grow and thrive as a vibrant community and business district. SPBNA works with the neighbors and business owners to put on numerous events each year that make our District a wonderful place to live, work, play, and worship.

We meet on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm. We are currently meeting at Emmaus Church. All are welcome to attend and participate.

About

The South Perry District is one of oldest neighborhoods in Spokane, and was among the first areas of the city to be developed in the late 1800s. While early residents of the neighborhood were of mostly Scandinavian descent, the South Perry District is currently one of the most diverse areas of Spokane.

The South Perry District is conveniently located near the downtown core, the University and Medical Districts, and I-90. While only minutes away from the center of the city, the South Perry District has a small town, community feel. The District is centered around the pedestrian friendly, historic, Perry Street. Most residents enjoy a short walk from their homes to restaurants, pubs, hair salons, coffeeshops, and more.

With a farmer’s market, churches, a community garden, and a beautiful park, the South Perry District is a great place to live for all types of families and backgrounds.

History + Mission

Our History:

Hoxsey Building

The South Perry Business and Neighborhood Association (SPBNA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and was founded in 1999 as a way to strengthen the community and the businesses in our District. Since then we have grown to put on multiple events and we partner with other neighborhood organizations to grow their events as well.

Our Mission:

The mission of the SPBNA is to strengthen the South Perry District and the surrounding community. Our values include: bringing new businesses, residents, and institutions to the District; strengthening and promoting the businesses and institutions that are here; building relationships between the residents and institutions in the area; and helping South Perry continue to be an attractive, healthy, and vibrant community in which to live, work, play, and worship.

Street Fair

The South Perry Street Fair

Since 1999, the South Perry District has celebrated each summer with a street fair. Over the years, the street fair has been held in many different capacities. Currently, the fair covers four blocks of Perry Street with arts and crafts, activities, local businesses, and food vendors. There are two stages, a kid’s fair, and about 4,000-7,000 attendees each year. 

save the date! July 20, 2019 is the 20th annual fair!!

Be a Vendor: Vendor applications are usually available in mid-March to early April, and spots typically fill up by June. Once available, a link to apply will provided here.

Sponsor the Fair: We could not continue to put on this magnificent event without the help of our community sponsors. Every donation has an impact, and we are so thankful to all of our sponsors. Sponsorship slots are currently available. Click here to see our sponsorship levels. For more information, please reach out to president@southperry.org for a donation packet. SPBNA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and all donations may be tax deductible.

Perform at the Fair: We have both a main stage and a side stage at the fair, and there is space for all types of performers. Want to be seen by hundreds or thousands of people at one of the largest street fairs of the summer? Send a link to your work, your rates, and your bio to: streetfair@southperry.org. Please allow 2-3 weeks to hear back.

 

 

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