Palouse Empire Mall - Region


Welcome to the Palouse Mall, located in Moscow, Idaho.  The following is a list of events and attractions in the Palouse area.

We hope you enjoy your visit!


Colleges and Universities

University of Idaho – Home of the Vandals, the University of Idaho is the state’s only land grant institution. More than 13,000 students attend the U of I, coming from each state in the nation and 77 countries. The University is well-known for numerous types of research, outreach education, student organizations and the law program. A top choice school for National Merit Scholars, the University of Idaho is ranked among the "77 Best Value Colleges in America" by The Princeton Review.


WSU – Washington State University, located in Pullman, Washington, houses over 25,000 students in 200 areas of study. Renowned for programs in veterinary medicine, plant science and interior design, WSU is also named as one of the top research universities by U.S. News and World Report. The University has received many national awards including the 2009 Institution Achievement Award presented by the National University Telecommunications Network.


Lewis Clark State College - This public undergraduate college is located in Lewiston, Idaho. More than 3,300 students from more than 30 states and 20 countries utilize the educational opportunities at LCSC, in such areas as liberal arts and sciences, as well as in professional and applied technical programs. U.S. News and World Report has ranked LCSC as one of the top public colleges in the West in the Comprehensive-Bachelor's Degree category.



Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival – Beginning in 1967, the University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival is a nationally known educational jazz event. Countless musicians from around the world have traveled to Moscow to perform for thousands of students and spectators alike. This four day event, held in February each year, includes workshops, clinics, student performances and evening concerts featuring world-class jazz musicians.


Lentil Festival – Hosted in Pullman, Washington, the National Lentil Festival is attended by thousands of people each year. Attractions include softball, basketball and golf tournaments, 5k fun run/walk, 100k bike ride, parade, street fair, lentil cook-off and more!


Renaissance Fair – The Renaissance Fair occurs each May at East City Park in Moscow. The two day outdoor celebration includes live entertainment, food and arts and crafts.  


Art Walk – Take this self-guided tour through Moscow during the summer months, to view the work of local and regional artists. All pieces displayed may be purchased.



McConnell Mansion – Located in the Fort Russell Historical District in Moscow, the McConnell Mansion was built in 1886 by Republican State Senator and Governor, William J. McConnell. Stop in and take a tour from a Latah County Historical Society volunteer and visit the museum store.


Palouse Discovery Science Center – This educational center offers hands-on exhibits and activities focusing on science and technology for children of all ages.


Appaloosa Museum – Visit the museum to learn about Appaloosa horses in art and literature, as well as their role in the history of the Nez Perce Indians.



Palouse Ice Rink – Located in the Rotary Veterans Memorial Pavilion at the Latah County Fair Grounds, the Palouse Ice Rink offers adult and youth hockey, figure skating and more!


Moscow Farmer’s Market ­– The market, which is held in Friendship Square in downtown Moscow, features local farmers, artists, craftsmen and live music by local musicians. The market runs each Saturday from 8 am to 12 pm, May – October.


Hamilton-Lowe Aquatic Center – Open during the summer months, the Hamilton-Lowe Aquatic Center is the only water park on the Palouse. Amenities include two giant slides, tumble buckets, mini lazy river, 25 yard Lap Pool, picnic tables and lounge chairs, just to name a few!


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