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.
2019 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
Scenic Hot Cocoa Lake Cruise
Now running on several select dates through March. 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 through March. 12:30 PM & 2:30 PM.
Hot Tub Blues Party at the Lakeside Infinity Pool
Enjoy an evening of rhythm & blues while soaking in the super-heated lakefront infinity pool on Lake Coeur d'Alene. Featuring bluesman singer-songwriter, Bobby Fat Tone Patterson, this 21+ event is only available to resort overnight stay package guests.
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.
13th Annual Scotch Open
The Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course is once again hosting the annual Scotch Open, kicking off the season with a unique themed day of golf to celebrate the land where golf began. Warm up the game with bagpipers and continue with Scotch whiskey sampling on the course. Overnight Package Available.
Miller's Revenge Back Tee Scramble
Play The Coeur d'Alene Resort course from the back tee with challenging pin placements. The one chance each season to play the toughest course set-up all season. This 2nd annual, 2-player all-gross scramble team tournament includes tee prizes and a chance to win much more. 11:00 AM Shotgun Start.
Wine Extravaganza Lake Cruise
Kick off the 2nd Annual Food & Wine Festival with J. Lohr Winery. Enjoy sample wine pairings with light appetizers as you cruise Lake Coeur d’Alene. Cruises depart at 5:00 & 7:30 PM.
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! Overnight stay packages are available.
Easter Brunch Lake Cruise
Take in the lake views this Easter Sunday while dining on a scrumptious Easter Brunch feast. This 90-minute lake cruise departs at 12:00 PM.
Dockside Restaurant Easter Brunch
Experience Easter on the lakefront of beautiful Lake Coeur d'Alene! Dockside's Legendary Easter Brunch will feature a huckleberry, raspberry and orange sorbet champagne bar and don't forget the breathtaking lake views. The Easter Bunny is sure to make an appearance. Adults: $42.95, Seniors (55+): $37.95 Kids 5 - 12: $19.95 Kids under 4: Free! (additional $8 for champagne bar) 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Plan now with reservations. Overnight Package Available.
Beverly's Restaurant Easter Brunch
The 7th floor panoramic Lake Coeur d'Alene views from Beverly's is only the backdrop. The Executive Chef is planning the menu to host a delectable gourmet Easter Brunch Experience. Adults: $59.95, Kids 5 - 12: $30.95, Kids 4 & under: Free! 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. For reservations, call 855-379-5478.
Cedar's Floating Restaurant Easter Lunch
Guests will order off of the Exclusive Easter Lunch Menu! Oh, and did we mention that there will be a $12 Bottomless Mimosa Bar? 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM. More information available soon. For reservations, call 208-664-2922.
Cinco De May Golf Day
Yes, Cinco de Mayo is celebrated on Quatro de May at The Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course, because a Saturday is much better day to take in the festivities. Mexican fare and tequila samples served on the course. Golfers... mark your calendar. Overnight Package Available.
Cupcakes & Cocktails
Join us in the Resort Plaza Shops for a complimentary mimosa bar (21+) and free delicious treats scattered throughout the shops. Grab your friends to sip and shop all Saturday!
Mother's Day Brunch
There's no better way to start off the celebration with mom than a gourmet brunch with lake views at The Coeur d'Alene Resort. Culinary talent at Dockside and Beverly’s Restaurants are crafting delicious menus with mom in mind. Enjoy with loved ones - may we recommend a mimosa? Overnight Package Available.
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Memorial Weekend Clambake on the Lake
The annual Clambake on the Lake, held at the Hagadone Event Center, might just be the most delicious way to welcome in summer! Enjoy a gourmet all-you-can-eat seafood buffet while overlooking beautiful blue Lake Coeur d’Alene. Live music, a no-host bar and dessert buffet combine for a great evening. Overnight Package Available. View Menu
June 14 - 16
Downtown Coeur d'Alene comes to life with classic cars from throughout the Northwest. Friday evening - watch as the classics roll by, shoot flames and sound their horns in the Car d'Alene parade of classics. Get a closer look on Saturday, meet the owners at the Show & Shine and grab a bite to eat from select street food vendors.
Coeur d'Alene has been a favorite host city for the Ironman Triathlon for over a decade. Now, since 2018, the popular Ironman 70.3 triathlon competition takes place throughout the Coeur d'Alene area. Community volunteers and spectators are drawn to the course streets to help and cheer on the athletes.
Steaks N Sparklers
Celebrate the 4th of July (and have a front-row seat to the best fireworks show in the Northwest) at Steaks N Sparklers and our VIP Terrace Event! This family-friendly event features delicious all-American cuisine, live music, lawn games, and of course fireworks! More information coming soon. Ticket information and Resort overnight packages coming soon.
Quench your thirst with a variety of craft beers in downtown McEuen Park. Find your new favorite beer or cider, sample tasty food offerings, and enjoy live music. Ticket information coming soon.
Bands on Boats Concert Series: Hell’s Belles
Spend a warm summer night on Lake Coeur d’Alene with another Bands on Boats Concert. Cruise around the lake, enjoy a no-host bar and jam out to Hell’s Belles on a Lake Coeur d’Alene Cruise boat. Ticket information coming soon.
Taste of CDA | Downtown Street Fair | Art on the Green
August 2 - 4
The Best Arts & Crafts Weekend in the Northwest with over 250 Vendors! A true Street Fair with food, fine art, crafts, clothing, and much, much more! Wander through North Idaho College campus and check out local artists’ creations, then head to the food tents to satisfy your hunger with creative dishes packed full of flavor! Ticket information coming soon.
Bands on Boats Concert Series: Smash Hit Carnival
Spend a summer night on Lake Coeur d’Alene with another Bands on Boats Concert. Cruise around the lake, enjoy a no-host bar and jam out to Smash Hit Carnival on a Lake Coeur d’Alene Cruise boat. Ticket information coming soon.
Antique Wooden Boat Show Festival
August 24 - 25
Join us for two days of stunning boats and gorgeous lake views on The Coeur d'Alene Resort's Floating Boardwalk! This annual event is a great opportunity for vintage boat owners to show off their beautifully restored, rebuilt and preserved classics. Explore beautiful mahogany, fiberglass and aluminum boats, as well as vintage woody cars! Additional event details coming soon.
Labor Day Luau on the Lake
Make the most out of the last days of summer with traditional Luau cuisine, tropical drinks and beautiful lake views. Come dressed in your best Luau attire for a chance at some great best-dressed prizes, play fun Luau games and much more! Tickets available for purchase at a later date. Ticket information and Resort overnight packages coming soon.
Oktoberfest & Coeur d'Fondo Cycling Races
September 20 - 21
Live bands and multiple beer gardens pouring 30+ beers and ciders ensure you’ll have a fun-filled weekend in downtown Coeur d’Alene! Sip, listen and watch the Fondo bike races! Make sure to dress up in your lederhosen or dirndl to really get into the Oktoberfest spirit! Ticket information coming soon.
13th Annual GolfToberFest
Everything you love about fall golf and Octoberfest combine into a favorite annual event! Taste the flavors of unique harvest crafted seasonal micro-beers and ales on select tees throughout the golf course with complimentary Bavarian style Bratwurst, Sausages and Hotdogs grilled to perfection and served all day.
Monster’s Ball Halloween Party
It’s time to get spooky in The Resort Plaza Shops! Grab your friends, show us your best Halloween costume, and get ready for a festive night of drinks, dancing, and games. Dress to impress for the competitive costume contest and document the night in the photo booth! Ticket information coming soon
Thanksgiving Day Feast at Dockside
Spend time with your family this Thanksgiving, not in the kitchen! Dockside Restaurant offers a grand Thanksgiving buffet with all the classics. Fill your plate high with turkey, ham, mashed potatoes and more, then dine with beautiful lake views! Reservations: 855-379-5478
Welcome in the most wonderful time of the year with us! Experience the annual Lighting Ceremony Parade, then watch as we flip the switch on one of the most magical lighting displays in the country! Bundle up and come down to ring in the holiday season the Coeur d’Alene way! Event details coming soon
Holiday Light Show
Over 1.5 million twinkling lights illuminating Lake Coeur d’Alene is an unforgettable site! Take a lake cruise and Journey to the North Pole where Santa reads every child’s name from his Nice List, listen to carolers in The Resort lobby, and story time with elves. Enjoy nightly milk & cookies delivered by elves to your room on overnight stays and more!
Dockside Sunday Brunch with Santa
Enjoy the legendary Dockside Restaurant Sunday Brunch each Sunday through December 22nd. Santa joins the fun to add a holiday twist - make sure to snap a picture with the man of the season after eating all your brunch favorites like Made-To-Order Crepes and Brown Sugar Bacon! Reservations: 855-379-5478.
Christmas Eve at The Coeur d'Alene
Afternoon Story Time with Elves, over 1.5 million twinkling lights illuminating the night sky, milk and cookies delivered to guest rooms, Carolers & more make Christmas Eve a magical family experience at The Resort. Dine in one of our festively-decorated restaurants then take a stroll to see the beautiful lights reflecting on the lake before heading to bed so Santa can come! Resort package information coming soon.
Christmas Day at The Coeur d'Alene
Beverly’s and Dockside Restaurants at The Coeur d’Alene Resort offer special Christmas Day menus! Enjoy chef-created entrees and desserts while spending time with family and friends on the edge of Lake Coeur d’Alene. Reservations: 855-379-5478.
New Year's Eve Party at The Coeur d'Alene
Ring in the New Year on the shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene! A chef-prepared buffet, champagne toast, and two fireworks shows are just a few of the highlights at this annual party. Make sure to dress up- there’s a ‘Best Dressed’ contest with some special prizes! Ticket and additional event information coming soon.