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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.

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.

Fireside Story Time with Santa's Elves

November 13 - January 3
This holiday season, Santa Claus is sending some of his favorite elves from the North Pole to Lake Coeur d'Alene to help spread some Christmas cheer! Join us daily for Fireside Storytime with Santa’s Elves in The Coeur d'Alene Resort Lobby! Reading begins at 4:30 pm - this family-friendly event is complimentary to all Resort Guests and all ages are welcome!

Thanksgiving at The Coeur d'Alene

November 26
Thanksgiving by the lake brings families together at The Coeur d'Alene. Leave the cooking and clean-up at home and plan reservations early for one of several Thanksgiving dining options offered by The Coeur d'Alene Resort's talented culinary team.

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Holiday Market Place

November 27 - 29
Join us for a festive weekend full of holiday cheer! Our first annual Holiday Marketplace will be held in The Coeur d'Alene Resort Convention Center and will feature local vendors showcasing their hand-crafted goods, entertainment, concessions and a no-host bar. Free admission.

  • Friday, November 27 | 12:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday, November 28 | 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday, November 29 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Holiday Light Show

November 27 - January 1
Over a million lights. A priceless memory. A family tradition. Experience the magic of the holidays aboard the "Journey to the North Pole" Holiday Lights Lake Coeur d'Alene Cruises with daily evening departures to the North Pole, where Santa greets each child by name.

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Coeur d'Alene Resort New Year's Party

December 31
Ring in the New Year in style on Lake Coeur d’Alene! Join us for our Annual New Year’s Eve Party, featuring a gourmet dinner with live music performances, a best-dressed contest, dancing, two fireworks shows and a hosted champagne toast at midnight This is truly an event not to miss! Be sure to come outfitted in your finest formal/cocktail attire – exclusive prize for the best dressed. More information available soon.

Scenic Hot Cocoa Lake Cruises

January - March
A warm winter twist to The Resort's daily scenic lake cruises. Enjoy the on-board hot-cocoa bar with a variety of recommended spiked options for adults. 90-minute cruises available each Friday - Sunday after the new year. Boarding at The Floating Boardwalk to the east of The Coeur d'Alene Resort. 12:30 & 2:30 PM departures.

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