Join us for the sights, sounds and tastes of this city's grandest traditions: Hot rods shined to perfection for Car d'Alene, athletes racing in Ironman competition, pyrotechnics over the water during Fourth of July, classic yachts at the Wooden Boat Festival, local brews with a gourmet brat for Oktoberfest, and the magical wonderland of the Holiday Light Show.
2016 Schedule of Events
Festival of Trees
November 25 - 28
Located at The Coeur d'Alene Resort Convention Center. Friday d’Lights, Senior Social, Festival Gala, Family Day, Luncheon and Dinner Fashion Show are some of the events taken place.More Details
Christmas Parade & Lighting Ceremony
Join the festivities in downtown Coeur d'Alene. Watch as the parade entries light up the street. Marching bands, floats, music and fun! Pick up your candle at 5:00 PM and then gather on the Resort lawn for carols. The countdown begins, the switch is flipped, lighting more than 1.5 million lights followed by one the largest fireworks displays in the Northwest. Book the best view of the Lighting Ceremony aboard The Coeur d'Alene Resort Lake Cruises.
Holiday Light Show - A Journey to the North Pole
November 26 - January 1
More than 1.5 million lights... a family tradition. Departures are scheduled several times each evening beginning Saturday, November 26th and continue through January 1st. These 40-minute lake cruises offer spectacular views of the holiday light displays. The most memorable point in the journey lies across the lake, as Santa awaits at the North Pole Toy Workshop!
The Christmas Show
November 25 - December 18
The Travolta sisters, Ellen and Margaret, are back together again starring with Jack Bannon, Katherine Strohmaier and Scott Steed. Directed by Troy Nickerson. Don't miss a night filled with music, laughter and stories celebrating the holiday season...
December 1 - 23
Enjoy the Christmas melodies of the Harmonizers and the Sweet Adeline’s strolling through the lobby of the Resort - Wednesday through Sundays from 6 to 9 PM.
5:00-8:00 PM every second Friday of the month, April-December, stroll through beautiful downtown Coeur d'Alene and enjoy local and nationally acclaimed artists. Visit supporting galleries, shops, restaurants and businesses. A free family-friendly event!