Coeur d’Alene’s grandest traditions offer sights, sounds, and tastes unlike any other. You simply have to see it to believe it. Each season, our close-knit community celebrates our heritage, craftspeople, artists, chefs, and more with some of the region’s biggest events. The Coeur d’Alene Resort is conveniently located at the heart of it all. Visit us to explore the city’s classic car and yacht shows, wooden boat festivals and Bavarian feasts, blues festivals and magical winter holiday cruises, and so much more.
2021 Event Schedule
Live entertainment, wine cellar tours, Sunday brunch, scenic cruises—we know how to celebrate life at The Coeur d'Alene Resort. Our recurring events calendar will help you plan your stay and make the most out of your time with us.
April 5 - May 28
This April, The Coeur d'Alene Resort will offer complimentary weekday adventures for all Overnight Guests from 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM. These Adventures are built for all fitness levels so Guests can choose their own pace. Get out and explore Lake Coeur d’Alene-- the Playground of the Northwest!
April Live Well Retreat: Spring into Selfcare
April 11 - 12
Self-care means giving yourself permission to pause. Take time to invest in yourself this Spring and join us for a lakeside escape geared toward taking care of the mind, body and soul! Get inspired to learn from the best as a talented Resort mixologist guides you through a low-calorie cocktail class. Then, learn to organize your life's thoughts through a group meditation and self-care journaling workshop with enriching insight from a local specialist.
Downtown Coeur d’Alene Mac & Cheese Festival
April 16 - 17
Come celebrate your favorite childhood dish at the fourth annual Mac & Cheese Festival! The 2021 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! Attendees will make their way through Downtown Coeur d’Alene as they enjoy a comfort-food-filled day tasting cheesy dishes with perfect craft beer pairings and get the chance to vote for their favorite dish to help award the People's Choice Trophy! Event requires walking short distances outdoors from venue to venue. All sites are ADA accessible.
Beverly's Wine Dinner - Featuring Barrister Winery
Beverly's Restaurant at The Coeur d'Alene Resort welcomes attorneys, Greg Lipsker and Michael White, for a special wine-pairing dinner, complete with panoramic views of Lake Coeur d’Alene. A selection of Barrister’s award-winning wines will be artfully paired with an exclusive menu crafted by Beverly's Executive Chef, Jim Barrett. Guests will enjoy insightful knowledge and conversation with Greg and our talented food and beverage team. Seating is limited and promises to fill quickly — purchase your tickets today!
6:00 PM social, 6:30 dinner service.
Tickets: $95 (inclusive).
Mother’s Day Happenings
Treat that special mom in your life to an unforgettable Mother's Day on Lake Coeur d'Alene! With many Resort Specials to choose from, you simply can't go wrong with any of the following ways to show your mom that you love her.
May Live Well Retreat: Spin & Spa
May 16 - 17
Are you ready to Rock Your Ride? We’re excited to team up with our friends at Cyclebar CDA for an exclusive Cyclebar class taught by some of the top instructors in the area! This unique, indoor cycling experience promises to calm your mind, elevate your mood and revive your senses as you ride to the beat of the music! Enjoy a private class at the Cyclebar Studio then celebrate your hard work with complimentary breakfast and mimosa bar.
Taphouse Beer Dinner - Featuring Post Falls Brewing Co.
The best beers are the ones we drink with friends! Grab your pals and join us Thursday, May 20th at 5:30 PM, for our next Beer Dinner with Post Falls Brewing Company! This fun-filled event will feature five craft beer tastings, four chef-curated courses, and knowledge & conversation from brewery representatives.
Beverly's Wine Dinner - Featuring Long Shadows Winery
Beverly's Restaurant at The Coeur d'Alene Resort welcomes winemaker and winery founder, Gilles Nicault, for a special wine-pairing dinner, complete with panoramic views of Lake Coeur d’Alene. A selection of Long Shadows award-winning wines will be artfully paired with an exclusive menu crafted by Beverly's Executive Chef, Jim Barrett. Guests will enjoy insightful knowledge and conversation with Giles and our talented food and beverage team. Seating is limited and promises to fill quickly — purchase your ticket today!
6:00 PM social, 6:30 dinner service.
Tickets: $135 (inclusive).
The Coeur d'Alene Marathon
The Coeur d’Alene Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k run offers one of the most spectacular events in the country resting on the shore of Lake Coeur d'Alene. With our Marathon and Half Marathon being named the number one event in Idaho and one of the largest in-person races to happen in 2020, this year is sure to be an epic event. Take in the trill and scenic beauty of one of the most breathtaking courses in North America.
Clambake on the Lake
Leave the hot dogs & hamburgers at home & join us on Sunday, May 30th for a flavorful Memorial Day Clambake & Beach Barbecue for the entire family to enjoy. Prepared by our talented Resort Chefs, this exclusive all-you-can-eat buffet features fresh Puget Sound Manila Clams, Kumamoto Oysters, Jumbo Prawns, Wild Alaskan Crab, Northwest Alder-Planked Salmon & more! It will truly be a feast for the eyes AND the taste buds! View Menu
Father’s Day Happenings
Award-winning golf, luxury accommodations, good eats and stunning lake views! Treat Dad to an unforgettable Father's Day on Lake Coeur d'Alene with any of these special ways to show him that you love him.
June Live Well Retreat: Views, Brews & Backswings
June 20 - 21
The clear air of beachside North Idaho makes it the ideal place to unwind and fine-tune your golf game! Take in breathtaking views of Lake Coeur d’Alene as you enjoy a group hike on scenic Tubbs Hill and an informative golf clinic led by PGA Golf Professional, Andy Mackimmie. Guests are also welcome to quench their thirst with a complimentary beer flight from our cycling-themed bar, Taphouse Unchained.
Coeur d'Alene Ironman
This is your year, your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join the thousands of athletes who have crossed the historic IRONMAN Triathlon Finish Line in Coeur d’Alene. Escape to the rugged Pacific Northwest and experience Lake City’s charm -- The cool calm waters of stunning Lake Coeur d’Alene, the epic rolling hills of Northern Idaho and the spirit of the historic downtown finish line will leave you craving more.
"Bands on Boats" Summer Lake Cruise Concert Series
July - August
Rock the boat on Lake Coeur d'Alene with a full summer concert line up on Lake Coeur d'Alene Cruises. Live entertainment, featuring a whole lotta good music, good views and good times! Don't miss the talents of the Kelly Hughes Band, Quiet Hollers, Smash Hit Carnival and more! Ages 21 +. Tickets are $35 each (includes taxes & fees).
Fourth of July Activities
July 4 Three cheers for the red, white, and blue! Ring in the Fourth of July with exquisite cuisine, and front row seats to the most magnificent Fireworks Show on beautiful Lake Coeur d'Alene! Join us on Sunday, July 4th for your choice of our 4th Fest Party (Resort Front Lawn) or our VIP Grand Dinner Celebration (Lakeview Terrace)! More information and event ticket sales will be available soon.
July Live Well Retreat: Yoga in the Sand, Mimosa in Your Hand
July 25 - 26
Bask in the summer sun and expansive views of Lake Coeur d’Alene as you experience a relaxing beach yoga class at the Hagadone Event Center’s private beach! Then, enjoy some free time at our Lakeside Infinity Pool complete with complimentary breakfast and mimosa bar.
August Live Well Retreat: Tides & Tranquility
August 15 - 16
Find your inner peace and become one with North Idaho nature! Enjoy a tranquil evening yoga session on Sunday followed by a Monday morning adventure aboard a stand up paddleboard. Take in the view and glide along as you explore the pristine waters of beautiful Lake Coeur d’Alene.
Labor Day Luau
Join us Labor Day Weekend for our third annual 'Labor Day Luau on the Lake'! This family-friendly event will take place on Sunday, September 5th on The Resort's Lakeview Terrace overlooking beautiful Lake Coeur d'Alene and will feature exquisite Hawaiian cuisine, live entertainment, music, dancing, and more
Oktoberfest at The Coeur d'Alene Resort
Prost! Beer and food lovers unite! Join us Saturday, September 10th for Oktoberfest! Sure to fill up your Lederhosen, this festive event will include traditional Bavarian-style food, tasty beer selections, music, and more.
September Live Well Retreat: Lakeside Bike & Hike
September 26 - 27
Take in the natural beauty of Lake Coeur d’Alene and breathe in the fresh, North Idaho air as you set out on a lakeside group bike ride on the Idaho Centennial Trail! Then, start your Monday off right with a nutritious continental breakfast followed by a morning hike at Mineral Ridge overlooking scenic Beauty Bay.
Fall Harvest Festival & Hoedown
Pumpkin painting, festive folk music, fresh apple cider, delicious fall snacks… Join us Saturday, October 9th for our Fall Harvest Festival & Hoedown. This quaint, outdoor event is exclusive to Overnight Resort Guests and is the perfect way to get into the Fall spirit!
Taste the flavors of unique, harvest-crafted seasonal micro-beers and ales throughout the golf course with complimentary Bavarian style Bratwurst, Sausages and Hotdogs grilled to perfection and served all day. The package also includes a special souvenir gift to commemorate the day!
Whiskey Barrel Weekend
October 15 - 16
Sugar, Spice and all things Whiskey! This year, our female lead Resort Team traveled to Kentucky to create a smooth, custom Maker's Mark® blend for our 2021 Whiskey Barrel Weekend! Join us Friday, October 15th and Saturday, October 16th for a chance to try ALL THREE Coeur d’Alene Resort batches including the 2021 Coeur d’Alene Resort ‘Whiskey Women’ batch. We are excited to partner with Maker's Mark® for the third year in a row to celebrate the craftsmanship of one of the finest whiskey distilleries in the world. Experience classes taught by industry insiders, master distillers and lakeside tastings of the finest whiskey, all combined with gorgeous North Idaho views!
October Live Well Retreat: Autumn Renewal
October 17 - 18
A change in season offers the perfect opportunity to reassess, readjust and reset for the months to come and what better place to prepare your mind and body for Fall than beautiful Lake Coeur d’Alene! Evoke your festive spirit with a spooky yoga class and immerse yourself in the changing colors of the season with a guided Tubbs Hill nature walk by the lake.
Calling all ghosts, goblins, witches, and ghouls! Join us Saturday, October 31th for our annual Halloween Bash on Lake Coeur d'Alene: MONSTER'S BALL! Bring your best costume and dancing shoes. This spooky celebration will be located at The Resort Plaza Shops and will feature a costume contest, live DJ, no-host bars, entertainment, and more.
November Live Well Retreat: Soothed by Sound
November 7 - 8
Heal the mind and soothe the soul with a morning Vinyasa yoga class and evening sound healing meditation! Bask in an environment filled with a variety of sound vibrations generated by instruments tuned to a medicinal frequency. A unique marriage of science and spirit, these sonic waves are orchestrated to submerge the body and mind to reduce stress, anxiety and promote deep relaxation.
Santa’s Sneak Peek Week
November 12 - November 24
Experience the wonder before the crowds. It’s the same Journey to the North Pole - same lights, same Santa, same MAGIC - just a sneak peek before others see it! This unforgettable holiday lake cruise takes you across the sparkling waters to view more than 1.5 million twinkling holiday lights and visit Santa Claus and his elves at his waterfront toy workshop, where he magically speaks to each child by name!
Gather your family, friends, and holiday traditions and come celebrate Thanksgiving Day on the edge of beautiful Lake Coeur d'Alene! From casual dining with football on the big screen to our annual Grand Thanksgiving Feast in our Convention Center, you simply can't go wrong with any of these festive ways to give thanks by the Lake!
Join us Friday, November 26th for a Coeur d'Alene tradition that gets bigger and better every year: our Annual Lighting Ceremony on Lake Coeur d'Alene! Experience the magic as we flip the switch and light up the lake with over 1.5 million Christmas lights and the most magnificent holiday fireworks display in the Pacific Northwest.
Holiday Lights Show
November 26 - January 1
Over a million lights. A priceless memory. A family tradition. Gather your loved ones close to celebrate the spirit of the season on your visit to see Santa at the North Pole. Our fleet of merry cruise boats depart every evening through the holiday season to view the magical holiday lights across Lake Coeur d’Alene.
Travolta Christmas Show
November 26 - December 23
Each season, The Coeur d'Alene Resort features a timeless original holiday theater production by Ellen Travolta, capturing the spirit of the Christmas season! More information on this year’s theme coming soon.
December Live Well Retreat: Stride into the Season
December 5 - 6
Make your health and wellbeing a priority this holiday season! Put your best foot forward and stride into the winter months with a guided snowshoe walk and festive wreath making class. Then, fuel your Monday with a delicious holiday-themed continental breakfast and mimosa bar.
New Year’s Eve Party: A Diamond Soiree
So long, 2021! Ring in the New Year in style on shimmering Lake Coeur d’Alene! Join us on Friday, December 31st for our annual New Year’s Dinner: A Diamond Soirée! Featuring a gourmet dinner, LIVE entertainment, fireworks, and a hosted champagne toast at midnight, this is truly an event not to be missed. Be sure to come outfitted in your finest formal/cocktail attire and don't forget a warm jacket for viewing the fireworks.