The sights, sounds and tastes of Coeur d'Alene's grandest traditions: Hot rods shined to show for Car d'Alene, athletes racing in the annual Ironman competition, pyrotechnics over the water over Fourth of July, classic yachts at the Wooden Boat Festival, local craft brews with Bavarian fare to celebrate Oktoberfest, and the magical wonderland of The Coeur d'Alene Resort's magical Holiday Light Show.
2018 Schedule of Events
Live entertainment, wine cellar tours, Sunday brunch, scenic cruises, and the farmer's market are just a few of The Coeur d'Alene Resort and local community reoccurring seasonal events scheduled. See what's happening and plan your stay.
Reoccurring Event Details
Bands on Boats Summer Lake Cruise Concert Series
July 6 - August 31
Rock the boat on Lake Coeur d'Alene this summer! Live band entertainment, featuring several of the Northwest's finest bands, no-host bar and snack food available for purchase. Sponsored by Coors Light, this 90-minute lake cruise departs at 7:00 PM on six select dates.
Coeur d'Alene Triathlon
The Coeur d’Alene Triathlon and Duathlon is one of the most scenic races in the Northwest. Take part in the Olympic Triathlon, Scenic Sprint or Duathlon. Each course takes runners and bikers around Lake Coeur d'Alene and the Spokane River.
Coeur d'Alene Crossing
The third annual charitable swimming event on beautiful Lake Coeur d'Alene! The Coeur d'Alene Crossing is a point to point open water swim across the lake. Participants can choose between 2.4 or 1.2 mile distance. Register now!
Antique & Classic Boat Show
August 25 - 26
The Coeur d'Alene Resort's Floating Boardwalk hosts a weekend of beautiful vintage boats on Lake Coeur d'Alene. With over 60 restored antique, vintage and classic boats on display, the show also features a large selection of vintage Woody Cars. More information will be available soon.
Labor Day Luau on the Lake
Join us Labor Day weekend for a Lakeview Luau to remember! Featuring tasty Hawaiian island cuisine crafted by The Coeur d'Alene Resort's Culinary Team, this family-friendly event is hosted at The Resort's Lakeview Terrace overlooking beautiful Lake Coeur d'Alene. Guests will enjoy hula dancing lessons, live entertainment with fire-eaters, a Ukulele Duo and ROX DJ, complete with a special Tropical Cocktail Bar. Dress for the occasion with a the best-dressed costume contest. Inclusive Overnight Stay Packages are available. Tickets on sale now:
Adults: $79, Children 10-12: $30, Children 9 and under eat free.
A fun outdoor festival celebrating our amazing North Idaho community! Organized by the Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce, this all-day event will be held at McEuen Park, just east of The Coeur d'Alene Resort. The designers of this event want the participants to "Observe, Learn & Do" seven different “experience” areas highlighting the North Idaho lifestyle and what makes the region so special. More information available soon.
Join in the fun every second Friday of each summer month for Art Walk on Sherman Avenue. 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!
Oktoberfest & Coeur d'Fondo
September 21 - 22
The Downtown Coeur d’Alene Oktoberfest is heading into its 9th year and it's bigger than ever! This two-day event will feature 6 live bands, 30+ beers and ciders, three biergarten locations (two outdoors and one indoor) along with kegs scattered throughout downtown businesses. This fun filled weekend is complete with the Gran Fondo bike races on Saturday. Dress up in lederhosen or dirndl and receive a FREE meal on Friday (4:00 pm - 9:00 pm) or Saturday (12:00 pm - 9:00 pm).
Play the award-winning Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course celebrating the autumn festivities of the Bavarian Oktoberfest. Craft harvest beers and ales are featured on select holes for sampling with complimentary hotdogs hot off the grill. Each golfer receives a special souvenir gift to commemorate the day.
Masquerade Charity Ball
North Idaho Life is hosting a seriously classic and epic, one-on-a-kind, old-school-style Hollywood costume party Masquerade Ball at The Coeur d'Alene Resort! Retooled, redesigned and with new atmosphere, surprises and special effects. $175 per person, ages 21+.
Resort Halloween Party - Monster's Ball
Join us for the annual Halloween Party: Monster's Ball! This annual bash is hosted at The Resort Plaza shops and features spooky drink specials, a live DJ, lots of dancing, a costume contest, tons of giveaways and much more. Ages 21+ only. Tickets on sale soon!
2nd Annual Food & Wine Festival
The 2nd Annual Mac & Cheese Festival is back again to celebrate your favorite childhood dish. Featuring variations prepared by local Coeur d'Alene Chefs, competing for the Golden Noodle Award! Attendees will enjoy a comfort-food-filled day tasting different cheesy dishes with perfect craft beer pairings. Vote for a favorite dish to help award the People's Choice Trophy! Tickets & more information available soon.
Inlander Annual Restaurant Week
February 21 - March 2
Ten delicious days of dining on Lake Coeur d'Alene. The Coeur d'Alene Resort Restaurants are beyond excited to participate with 100+ Inland Northwest Restaurants in the Annual Restaurant Week festivities. Enjoy 3-Course meals at a fixed price - you bring the appetite, we'll bring the view! Menus available soon.
March 29 - 31
The 10th Annual Coeur d'Alene Blues Festival, winner of the Inland Empire Blues Society Best Blues Festival each of the past three years, will once again be hosted at The Coeur d'Alene Resort! This fun festival features the best talent in local, regional and national blues artists. The invitation is open to all for a soul swingin' weekend celebrating the best of modern blues. Tickets & more information available soon.
April 12 - 14
This tasty weekend festival is back for a second year of delicious eats and exquisite vino North Idaho style! Join us for three days of wine tasting seminars, cooking classes by award-winning chefs, intimate luncheons with hand-selected wine pairings, unforgettable chef dinners and MORE! We will be announcing our line-up of talented chefs and participating wineries soon - stay tuned!