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.
2019 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.
Reoccurring Event Details
Coeur d'Alene Classic Boat Show
August 24 - 25
Saturday, August 24th, from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM and Sunday, August 25th, from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Two full days of stunning boats and gorgeous lake views on The Coeur d'Alene Resort's Floating Boardwalk. This family-friendly event is a fabulous opportunity for the public to socialize with other classic boat owners and enjoy sunny summer days at beautiful Lake Coeur d’Alene. Vintage Woody Cars will be parked above the docks for your enjoyment as well! Interested in showing off your boat?
Bands on Boats Lake Cruise | Ryan Larsen Band
Rock the boat on lake Coeur d'Alene this summer with Coeur d'Alene Lake Cruise's Summer Concert Series featuring a variety of live entertainment. This cruise features the Ryan Larsen Band. No-host bar and snack food available for purchase. 7:00 PM departure, 21+ years of age.
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. Make it a night on the lake with an inclusive Luau Dinner Package. Tickets on sale now! This event is SOLD OUT.
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.
Whiskey Barrel Weekend
October 4 - 5
Join us as we host an epic weekend of everything whiskey - including the unveiling of a custom single barrel bourbon made exclusively for The Coeur d'Alene Resort in partnership with Maker's Mark Distillery. Taste up to 100 varieties of whiskey, take a whiskey-themed lake cruise, play the world-famous Floating Green at The Resort Golf Course, attend educational whiskey seminars and plan for the Grand Bourbon Dinner at the lakefront Hagadone Event Center! Tickets ∓ resort stay packages available 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.
3rd Annual Mac & Cheese Festival
Save the date for our 2020 Festival! Mac & Cheese Festival celebrates your favorite childhood dish by featuring variations carefully prepared by local Coeur d'Alene Chefs, ready to compete for the Golden Noodle Award. Attendees will enjoy a comfort-food-filled day tasting different cheesy dishes with craft beer pairings. Participants vote for their favorite dish to help award the People's Choice Trophy. Tickets & Overnight Package information will be available soon - stay tuned!