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
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.
New Year's Celebration - A Diamond Soiree
Ring in the New Year with two amazing fireworks shows complete with a grand celebration on the lake at The Coeur d'Alene Resort. The Diamond Soiree features a buffet dinner, live entertainment and a Champagne toast at midnight. New Year's Eve celebrations are also available on the lake with a host of Coeur d'Alene Lake Cruise options for the ultimate views of the fireworks shows.
Mac & Cheese Dinner Cruise
Kick off the Mac & Cheese Festival Weekend right with our Mac & Cheese Dinner Cruise on Lake Coeur d'Alene! Grab your friends, family & kiddos and hop on-board for some cheese-filled fun. The first cruise departs at 5:00 PM and a second cruise departs at 7:30 PM. View Dinner Menu
Scenic Hot Cocoa Lake Cruise
Beginning on January 4th and running on several select dates in January. Warm up this winter on Lake Coeur d'Alene with a toasty hot cup of cocoa in your hands. Sit back and enjoy the 90-minute scenic tour of the lake. A hot cocoa bar will be available on-board for purchases. Hot cocoa for the kiddos, spiked cocoa for the adults. Take photos with your friends and family at our "Cozy Corner". Two cruises depart daily on select dates in January. 11:30 AM %amp; 1:30 PM.
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. Event inclusive Coeur d'Alene Resort overnight stay packages are available.
Inlander Annual Restaurant Week
February 21 - March 2
Ten delicious days of dining on Lake Coeur d'Alene. Our Culinary Team from Beverly's, The Cedars Floating Restaurant, Dockside & Tito's Italian Grill will be cooking up an exquisite line-up for this fun annual event. Enjoy a 3-course meal for only $21 or $31 - menus coming 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!