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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.

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.

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Travolta Christmas Show

November 26 - December 19
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.

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Christmas Day Dining

December 25
Come celebrate Christmas Day with a chef-curated meals and panoramic views of Lake Coeur d’Alene! Whether you have family visiting from out of town, kids returning home from college or are in search of a welcoming, relaxed atmosphere to celebrate the holiday with friends, The Coeur d'Alene Resort is the perfect place to create new holiday memories with the ones you love. Overnight Thanksgiving feast inclusive packages available.

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New Year’s Eve Party: Midnight Masquerade

December 31
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: Midnight Masquerade! 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.

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2022 Event Schedule

Scenic Hot Cocoa Lake Cruises

January - March
Warm up this Winter on Lake Coeur d’Alene! Join us every Friday - Sunday, from January - March for our Scenic Hot Cocoa Lake Cruises. A delicious hot-cocoa bar will be available on-board for purchase. Classic cocoa for the kiddos, spiked cocoa for the adults. Boarding at The Floating Boardwalk, east of The Coeur d'Alene Resort.

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Hot Winter Nights at The Coeur d'Alene Resort

January - March
Back for the fourth season by popular demand, The Coeur d’Alene Resort delivers what every Pacific Northwest local and traveler didn’t know they wanted during our chilliest winter months: a lakeside infinity-pool-turned-hot-tub! Overnight Stay Resort Guests are invited to out heated lake front infinity pool to enjoy frosted views of a wintery Lake Coeur d’Alene, surrounded by radiant white twinkling lights and toasty warming fires. Family and Adult-Only evening sessions available for resort guests.

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Mac & Cheese Festival

January 15 - 16
The 2022 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 a favorite childhood dish at the 5th annual Mac & Cheese Festival. Attendees will make their way through Downtown Coeur d’Alene, enjoying a comfort-food-filled day tasting over dishes with craft beer pairings. Vote for your favorite dish to help award the People's Choice Trophy!

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Live Well Retreat: Skate & Spa

January 3 - 4
Glide into a new year of health, and wellbeing! The Coeur d'Alene Resort team is excited to partner with our friends at CDA on Ice. Overnight retreat package Guests are invited to enjoy a private, leisurely ice skating session at McEuen Park. Then start the next morning off with a nutritious continental breakfast followed by a relaxing vinyasa yoga session. More information available soon.

Coeur d'Alene Boat Expo

January 26 - February 5
Join us at Hagadone Marine Group for 11 days of boat-filled fun! This annual event will feature brand new boat models at the best prices of the season - including leading brands such as Axis, Barletta, Chris-Craft, Cobalt, Harris, Malibu, Regal, Coeur Custom and more.

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Live Well Retreat: Romance & Relaxation

February 21 - 22
Don’t let stress dull your spark. Rekindle the flames with this romantic couples overnight retreat package on the shores of beautiful Lake Coeur d’Alene. A couples sound healing meditation and morning detox dip is guaranteed to relax and renew the body and soul with that special life partner at your side. More information available soon.

Live Well Retreat: Barre & Bubbles

March 14 - 15
Plié, pulse, pop, clink! We’re excited to team up with our friends at Pure Barre CDA for an exclusive overnight retreat package including a Pure Barre class taught by some of the top instructors in the area. This unique workout technique, inspired by elements of ballet, yoga and Pilates, will help fine tune core muscles and sculpt the body to look your best this Summer. Enjoy a private class at the Pure Barre Studio Sunday evening then, celebrate your hard work with an inclusive breakfast and mimosa bar the next morning. More information available soon.

Coeur d'Alene Blues Festival

March 25 - 27
Don't miss this annual blues-filled weekend featuring the best talent from local, regional and national blues artists. From powerful recognizable classics to soulful acoustic sets, this blues-filled weekend is sure to inspire enthusiasts from near and far to come celebrate the best of modern blues.

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