EVENTS & ANNUAL FESTIVALS
at The Coeur d'Alene ResortThroughout the year, The Coeur d'Alene Resort brings world class events and festivals to the lake for our Guests to enjoy. From grand holiday traditions to refining your palate at our annual Whiskey Barrel Weekend, visit us to explore the region's best events.
Indulge in frosted lake views and frostier cocktails from the warmth of our Igloos on the Lake! Featuring luxurious interiors and cozy seating, these heated weatherproof Igloos are nestled on Whispers outdoor patio and boast breathtaking views of the Marina and Lake Coeur d’Alene. Guests 21+ years of age are invited to elevate their cocktail hour with this unique dining experience as they enjoy specialty sips & bites from our exclusive Igloo Menu.
Explore secluded bays of Lake Coeur d’Alene to view the North American Bald Eagle in its natural habitat. Each winter hundreds of wintering bald eagles feast on fish spawning in the waters of Lake Coeur d'Alene - creating one of North Idaho's greatest wildlife spectacles. This unique 2-hour Eagle Watching Cruise offers the opportunity to experience nature's finest in the winter months. Cruises run November 2022 - January 2023.
Make it an overnight getaway with the Eagle Cruise Package - featuring Overnight Accommodations, Two Eagle Cruise Tickets & a $30 Dining Credit.
Holiday music, laughter, stories from Christmas’ past - Join us as we welcome Ellen Travolta and family back to The Coeur d’Alene Resort this holiday season for this year’s festive Travolta Christmas Show production: Best of Christmas!
Gather your family, friends, and holiday spirit and come celebrate Christmas Day with breathtaking lake views. From casual dining with football on the big screen to gourmet holiday dinners, you simply can't go wrong with any of these festive options to eat, drink, and be merry!
Did you hear the great news? Santa is sending a team of “Scout Elves” and beloved characters to Downtown Coeur d’Alene presented by STCU. The Coeur d’Alene Scout Elves will land in town to start a fun holiday scavenger hunt on Friday, November 25 and Santa has asked them to scout every Friday -Sunday through December 18. Just like all elves, these ones are sneaky and hideout in cups of hot cocoa, cozy boutique sweaters, and other silly places!
Embark on this unique culinary journey and enjoy a showcase of choice ingredients paired with premium scotch tastings and craft cocktails! Our Team is excited to announce that our next Scotch Dinner will take place on Thursday, December 15th (6:00 PM – 9:00 PM) – Guests are invited to sip and savor their way through the evening’s six course menu crafted by Executive Chef Jim Barrett and Sous Chef Taylor Wolters while they learn about award-winning scotch from various distilleries. Whether you’re a scotch connoisseur, beginner, or somewhere in between, you do not want to miss this exclusive event! Seating is limited and spots will fill up quickly — reserve yours today! Menu
New Year’s Eve is right around the corner and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with a Sparkling Soiree on the edge of Lake Coeur d’Alene! Gather your family and friends and join us for an evening of bubbly wine and chef curated cuisine as we raise a toast to the new year ahead! This festive evening includes a six-course, sparkling wine-paired menu crafted by Executive Chef Jim Barrett and Sous Chef Taylor Wolters. Seating is limited and spots will fill up quickly — reserve yours today! Menu
Ring in the New Year on beautiful Lake Coeur d’Alene! Join us Saturday, December 31st for a celebratory New Year’s Eve Family Cruise featuring a Fireworks Show at 9PM, NYE Party Favors, a no-host bar with drinks and snacks available for purchase, as well as a trip to the North Pole to see Santa.
Ring in the New Year on beautiful Lake Coeur d’Alene! Join us Saturday, December 31st for a celebratory New Year’s Eve Dessert Cruise featuring a Fireworks Show at 12:00AM, a dessert buffet, a champagne toast, NYE Party Favors as well as a trip to the North Pole to see Santa.
Sip, sparkle and celebrate with us at the Midnight Masquerade Celebration in The Resort Convention Center. The invitation includes a festive grand buffet dinner with live entertainment from "Soul Proprietor", private fireworks show, and champagne toast at midnight! Toast to 2023.
Warm up this winter on Lake Coeur d'Alene! Join Lake Coeur d'Alene Cruises every Friday through Sunday in January, February, and March at 12:30 or 2:30PM for a Scenic Hot Cocoa Cruise!
Holy Macaroni! The 2023 Golden Noodle Award is back up for grabs and local Chefs are already dreaming up their latest culinary surprises! But which mouthwatering dish will reign supreme? That’s for YOU to decide. Come celebrate your favorite childhood dish at the fifth annual Mac & Cheese Festival! Join us Saturday, January 14th for this year's tasty event featuring cheesy variations carefully prepared by local Coeur d'Alene Chefs. Attendees will make their way through Downtown Coeur d’Alene as they enjoy a comfort-food-filled day tasting unique dishes with perfect craft beer pairings and get to vote for their favorite dish to help award the People's Choice Trophy!