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.
October 4 - 29
The Coeur d'Alene Resort is hosting complimentary weekday adventures for all overnight-stay Guests from 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM. These Autumn Adventures are built for all fitness levels so Guests can choose their own pace. Get out and enjoy Lake Coeur d’Alene— the Playground of the Northwest!
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.
Moonlit Monster Cruises
There’s no better way to spend Halloween than on the spooky waters of Lake Coeur d’Alene! Lake Coeur d'Alene Cruises fright-filled 2-Hour Adult Only Moonlit Monster Cruises with two cruises (5:00 - 7:00 PM & 8:00 - 10:00 PM), featuring spooky décor and a Grand Prize Costume/Photo Contest, Signature Halloween Cocktails 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 Buffet at Dockside Restaurant, 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.
Christmas Day Dining
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.
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.