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
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.
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!
Lakeside Yoga Retreat at The Coeur d'Alene
October 19 - 21
Immerse yourself in blissful relaxing lakeside pleasure with our new Lakeside Yoga Retreat. Overnight package packages are available at The Coeur d'Alene Resort and include access to a full weekend line-up of health, wellness and yoga activities.
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+.
Halloween Moonlit Monster Lake Cruise
October 24 - 31
There’s no better way to spend Halloween week than on the spooky waters of Lake Coeur d’Alene! Join us for "Scary Week" from Wednesday, October 24th through Wednesday, October 31st for our Halloween Moonlit Monster Cruises. This fun-filled event is only $10 per person - kids 3 & under are FREE! Featuring music, spooky décor, on-board entertainment, a Grand Prize Photo Contest, Signature Halloween Cocktails and MUCH more! Pre-purchased tickets required
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!
Autumn Weekend Wine Getaway
November 16 - 18
Join us for an Autumn Wine Weekend Getaway on Lake Coeur d'Alene at The coeur d'Alene Resort! Indulge in the distinctive flavors of Beverly’s cuisine paired with Barrister Wines; take an unforgettable tour of Beverly’s 14,000-bottle wine cellar; delight in Sommelier Trevor Treller’s signature wine class, sip on champagne at Dockside’s Signature Brunch; and, of course, enjoy the breathtaking lake views during the entire weekend. Rooms starting at only $179* per night.
Holiday Lights at The Coeur d'Alene Resort
The family traditions of the holiday season in downtown Coeur d'Alene and The Coeur d'Alene Resort kick off with the Lighting Ceremony. A countdown and a flip of the switch ignites the city with more than a million lights and one of the largest holiday firework shows in the Northwest.
Christmas Unwrapped - A Holiday Show
The spirit of Christmas continues to come alive at the annual Coeur d'Alene Resort Christmas Show. New for 2019, Christmas Unwrapped produced by Ellen Travolta, features the talents of Ellen and Margaret Travolta with special guests and friends. Music, laughter and magical Christmas tales come together in an always inspiring theater production at The Coeur d'Alene Resort. Admission inclusive Overnight Stay Packages are available now.
2nd Annual Mac & Cheese 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.
Coeur d'Alene Blues Festival
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.
Food & Wine Festival
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!