About Us

GENERAL FAQs

Crave! is historically a three-day festival held in July in Spokane Valley, Washington. In 2021, in response to the pandemic, Crave! held smaller one-day events. As we move forward to navigate our ever-changing world, the Crave! 2022 events will be held July 14-16, 2022. Stay tuned for updates via our newsletter and social media.

2426 N Discovery Pl
Spokane Valley, WA 99216

There are over 400 FREE parking spaces available at CenterPlace Regional Event Center during the event.

Overflow Parking
Friday after business hours and all-day Saturday and Sunday in the following business parking lots:

Horizon Credit Union
13224 East Mansfield Avenue
Spokane Valley WA 99216

Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
2315 N Discovery Place
Spokane Valley WA 99216

Crave! is an outdoor event and will happen rain or shine! There are limited tents available in case of rain or excessive heat. All tickets are non-refundable.

No, but as a general guideline, we suggest “smart casual” attire for our Crave! events. We encourage you to wear comfortable shoes when attending our walk-around tasting events.

Prohibited items include but are not limited to, outside food & beverages, chairs, coolers, drugs, weapons, backpacks, and large bags.

At this time purses are not required to be clear. Backpacks and large bags are prohibited.

We cannot guarantee that participating chefs and restaurants will prepare dishes without common allergens, including nuts, dairy, gluten, etc. Additionally, not all events will have vegetarian options. The chefs plate the menu item at the event and may be able to adjust what is included or excluded on the plate if asked nicely!

Crave! is held outdoors and is primarily on level cement surfaces and level grassy areas. The event site may be accessed by wheelchairs and walkers. Crave! does not provide wheelchairs at the event.

NO PETS ALLOWED. ONLY REGISTERED SERVICE ANIMALS ARE PERMITTED. Service animals are defined as dogs that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities. For more information, please refer to the U.S. Department of Justice. https://www.ada.gov/service_animals_2010.htm

Net proceeds from Crave! go towards supporting the JAKT Foundation, a 501©3 non-profit whose mission is the support the JAKT Foundation chef education, enrichment, food systems, and funding.

Sign up for our Crave! e-newsletter here and follow along with #CRAVENW on social media!

TICKET FAQs

In general, tickets range from $49-$179 per person; but ticket prices vary depending on the type of event you choose to attend. Crave! also offers a few different ticket packages. Click Here for more info.

This past year Crave! was sold out and tickets were not available at the door. Events do sell out, so we encourage you to purchase your tickets in advance! If there are any tickets remaining to an event you may purchase a ticket with a credit card. Please check out the website to see if the event has sold out.

Your ticket purchase covers all food and beverage consumed at the event. Just bring your appetite and enjoy!

  • There will be a culinary village with tastemakers and artisans sampling and selling if you are interested in purchasing anything.
  • In addition, there will be a 501©3 non-profit liquor store where some of the alcohol vendors will be selling their products without having to pay WA state liquor taxes. Benefitting the JAKT Foundation, a 501©3 non-profit whose mission is the support the JAKT Foundation chef education, enrichment, food systems, and funding.

Attendees at all Crave! events MUST be 21 or older.

TRAVEL & LODGING

Crave! has multiple lodging partners. Click Here to view our list of hotel offerings and packages.

GETTING INVOLVED

Crave! has a preferred list of vendors in addition to some exclusive sponsorships at our events. If you have a service that you think Crave! would be interested in, please send a brief description of your company and any relevant materials to info@cravenw.com

Yes, absolutely! Press inquiries can be directed to Crave! Public Relations Manager.

Click HERE for press information.

Send an email to tom@jaktfoundation.org with your interest, media company, contact information for approval.

Yes! Crave! is always looking for volunteers to assist in setup, checking in guests, passing out materials, giving directions, ticketing, and other event support tasks. We also look for experienced culinary volunteers to support our participating chefs. Click Here for more information about volunteering.