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.
2020 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
Mac & Cheese Dinner Lake Cruise
Grab your friends, family and kiddos... hop on-board for some cheese-filled fun on the lake. The "Around the World Macaroni & Cheese" menu, features pasta creations from several different countries. Tickets available now.
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. Event tickets, overnight package and Mac & Cheese Dinner Lake Cruise information are now available.
Coeur d'Alene Boat Expo
February 5 - 9
It's an open invitation for boaters and water sports fans to explore and experience one of the largest selections of boats from leading brands at Hagadone Marine. Tours of the new showroom and full service repair and maintenance facilities, along with special daily events, including whiskey and wine tasting. Or take a try at indoor surfing on the Surf Machine. Five full days of fun to prepare for your summer on the lake!
Food & Wine Festival
February 7 - 9
The Coeur d'Alene Resort will once again host the 3rd Annual Food & Wine Festival. Sponsored by Sysco Foods and Allegra Printing, the festival will feature delicious eats artfully crafted by the resort's culinary team and exquisite wines from the best of the Northwest regional Winemakers. Partake in wine-pairing dinners and a variety of culinary classes to learn secret skills and hints from the professionals to take home with you. Overnight Coeur d'Alene Resort event-inclusive stay packages are available.
The Coeur d'Alene Blues Festival
March 20 - 22
Plan now for the 11th Annual Coeur d'Alene Blues Festival, a five-time winner of the Inland Empire Blues Society's "Best Blues Festival". The best local talent from around the Pacific Northwest will converge to electrify blues enthusiasts from around the region. Don't miss a strong, 2020 line up of familiar artists from the past and a few new to the scene. Overnight event-inclusive stay packages are available.