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Idaho Wine Country
Calendar of Events
(Last updated: 04/19/2014 )

Click on one of Idaho's wine regions, reflected on the map below, and explore some wine-country special event possibilities.  If you plan to attend a popular wine country event and want to stay longer than just the day of the event, it is best to make lodging and dining reservations early.  You will find lots of options in our Lodging and Dining sections for each region.

Click on the map region of your choice for event details.

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Overview map of Idaho

Snake River Valley Region       Panhandle Area

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Wine Events Outside Northwest Wine Regions...
or those not yet included on Wines Northwest

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Event

Location

     
Ongoing Events outside official Wine Regions

Date

Event

Location

4th Thursdays
6:30 pm

Food and Wine Pairing Events featuring various Idaho winemakers.  Mountain Café at Silver Mountain Resort, contact 208-783-0562 for more information. Reservation required.

Silver Mountain Resort, Kellogg, ID

Snake River Valley Region Special Events

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Date

Event

Location

Sat & Sun
Apr 19 & 20
Noon – 5 pm
Easter Weekend at Indian Creek Winery.  Celebrate Easter Weekend with Indian Creek Winery where they will have dark chocolate treats hidden on the winery grounds, along with some sweet sales!  For more information call 208-922-4791 or e-mail info@indiancreekwinery.com. Indian Creek Winery
1000 N McDermott
Kuna, ID
Thu
May 8
6 - 9:30 pm
Wine, Women & Shoes Benefitting the Idaho Youth Ranch.  Be there, be giving and be fabulous! Idaho Youth Ranch's Wine Women & Shoes is a wine tasting, shoe-shopping fundraiser to help raise money so that every kid in Idaho has the chance at a promising future.  Join them for a night in white!  General admission tickets are $75 and VIP admission is $125.  For more information call 208-377-2613. Age 21 and up. Boise State University
Stueckle Sky Center
Boise, ID
Fri – Sun
May 9 – 11
Noon - 5 pm
Mother's Day Weekend at Williamson's.  What better way to treat the mothers in your life than a fun trip to wine country!  Bring Mom out to Williamson's to try their 12 different delicious wines and she will receive a complimentary flower and full glass of wine.  Why not take home a bottle home for dinner?  They will offer a buy-one-get-one 1/2 off bottle sale! For more information call 208-459-7333. Williamson Orchards & Vineyards
19692 Williamson Ln
Caldwell, ID
Sun
May 11
Noon – 5 pm
Sawtooth 25th Annual Mother's Day Wine Tasting.  Sawtooth Winery will feature 25 Idaho wineries, local vendors, live music, wine slushies, beer, and Boise food trucks offering food for purchase all on Mother’s Day.  Tickets are $25 presale ($15 Sawtooth wine club members).  For more information call 208-467-1200 or tastingroom@sawtoothwinery.com. Sawtooth
13750 Surrey Lane
Nampa, ID
Sun
May 11
Noon – 5 pm
Mom’s Day at Indian Creek Winery.  Bring mom to Indian Creek Winery for wine tasting and more. In addition to the wine tastings, the $10 per person entrance fee includes a special commemorative glass, a fresh lavender satchel, food trucks (extra fee) and live music.  For more information call 208-922-4791 or e-mail info@indiancreekwinery.com. Indian Creek Winery
1000 N McDermott
Kuna, ID
Thursday
May 15
6 - 8 pm
Basic Wine Appreciation with Marguerite Janes, Owner of Thousand Springs Winery.  Learning to taste wine is no different than learning to really appreciate music or art in that the pleasure you receive is proportionate to the effort you make.  The time and effort invested in palate training can be very rewarding - and a whole lot of fun!  Light snacks included.  Cost:  $39.00.  For more information call: 208-934-8678 or 208-732-6442.  Make a night of it and reserve a night at the winery's B&B. Thousand Springs Winery
18852 Hwy 30
Hagerman, ID
Sun
Jun 8
2 - 6 pm
Savor Idaho 2014.  In its sixth year, the Idaho Grape Growers and Wine Producers Commission will be hosting Savor Idaho, Idaho’s Premier Wine and Food Event.  The event will feature a vast array of Idaho wineries and restaurants.  Savor Idaho gives consumers a unique opportunity to savor the best Idaho has to offer in wine and food.  The tasting will welcome 900 guests who will be greeted with a commemorative wine glass as they taste and sip their way through Idaho’s best. Idaho Botanical Garden
2355 Old Penitentiary Rd
Boise, ID
Sun
Jun 16
Noon – 5 pm
Father’s Day at Indian Creek Winery.  Join Indian Creek Winery at their winery for their annual Happy Pappy’s Day!  What’s a better way to celebrate dad than with live music, wine & barrel tastings, a golf contest, delish food, family-friendly activities and the beautiful setting of their gardens?!  $10 per person (no exceptions), under 21 free.  Outside food ok, no outside alcohol.  For more information call 208-922-4791 or e-mail info@indiancreekwinery.com. Indian Creek Winery
1000 N McDermott
Kuna, ID
Thu - Sat
Jul 17 – 19
Times TBA
Sun Valley Wine Auction.  Sun Valley Center for the Arts cordially invites you to the 33rd Sun Valley Wine Auction, one of the premier charity wine auctions in the country.  Partake in a legendary weekend of extraordinary wine experiences, and exceptional food and entertainment in historic Sun Valley, Idaho. Celebrate Northwest, California, and International wines at a variety of events throughout the weekend.

Unfolding over three glorious days, festivities include exclusive Vintner Dinners and a lively Wine Auction Gala.  With 40 live and 70 silent auction lots, guests will have the opportunity to bid on once-in-a-lifetime experiences and wines that make a wine lover’s heart soar.  The weekend culminates with the Wine Auction Wine & Dine – with tapas from select local restaurants, grand tasting, tapas and music – it’s a true community gathering. 

The Sun Valley Wine Auction is the quintessential summer event with something for everyone.  Proceeds from all Wine Auction events support The Sun Valley Center for the Arts.  The Center provides educational opportunities in the arts, with fine art and music programming, lectures series and arts education in the Blaine County School District.

Sun Valley Resort
1 Sun Valley Rd
Sun Valley, ID
Sat & Sun
Jun 21 & 22
Times TBA
Art and Wine Festival at Terrace Lakes Resort.  The annual Wine and Art Festival is a Terrace Lakes tradition you won’t want to miss.  Only an hour drive from Boise, Idaho traveling along the Payette River Scenic Byway, Idaho Highway 55; this event is perfect for either a day trip or as part of a longer summer stay in the Garden Valley area.  Over 75 vendors participate in this beloved summer festival.  The green is transformed into a playground of fun where local wine, artists, and craftspeople are showcased.  The splendor of the mountains in the Boise National Forest combined with the hospitality of the Terrace Lakes Resort makes this a one of a kind festival that offers something for everyone. Music, food, wine tasting, local artists, and craftspeople make this festival an event to remember. Terraces Lake Resort
101 Holiday Dr
Garden Valley, ID
Sat
Jun 28
10 am - 4 pm
Tenth Annual First of Harvest Party.  Williamson is celebrating the start of another wonderful harvest!  Join them for barrel tasting and new wine releases.  Show them what you've got with our cork spitting contest - you could wine some fabulous fruit and wine prizes.  Don't miss out on their 30% off case sale!  They will be hosting local musicians and food trucks so that you can enjoy some tasty treats while sipping your wine and enjoying the music.  Best of all no admission fee!  For more information call 208-459-7333. Williamson Orchards & Vineyards
19692 Williamson Ln
Caldwell, ID
Sun
Sep 28
7 am start time
Idaho Wine Run.  The annual Idaho Wine Run will offer a full marathon, half marathon, 10k, 5k, and Kids Fun Run.  Wine sampling from over 15 local wineries will be offered after the race along with live music.  All participants will received a custom Idaho Wine Run wine glass and ample free wine sampling or a sweet drink tumbler.  Must be 21 or over for the wine sampling or purchases. Ste. Chapelle Winery
19348 Lowell Rd,
Caldwell, ID
 
Thu
Nov 6
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Sippin’ In the City.  Break out from the everyday tasting, step away from the table and prepare yourself for a different type of tasting.  Sip your way through Idaho’s best while tasting sweet and savory bites in the city.  Featuring all Idaho winemakers, tasty treats from Idaho’s coolest culinary artists and original local music.  Entrance fee is $30. Linen Building
1402 W Grove St
Boise, ID
Fri & Sat
Nov 28 & 29th
10 am - 4 pm
Annual Fall Barrel Tasting Williamson Orchards & Vineyards.  Take a scenic drive into Idaho wine country and join Williamson Orchards & Vineyards for their Fall Barrel Tasting.  Experience the crisp air of fall and the changing colors of the leaves while you sip their delicious wines poured straight from the barrel.  This afternoon of wine will also include music, cheese, chocolate and fun! There will be case and bottle discounts on select wines.  For additional information call 208-459-7333 or e-mail wine@willorch.com. Williamson Orchards & Vineyards
19692 Williamson Ln
Caldwell, ID

Ongoing Events in the Snake River Wine Country

On-going
3rd Thursday  Monthly
6:30 pm
Futures.  3rd Thursday of every month is Futures, where individuals get a chance to taste the wine as it ages in the barrel.  Cost is free, call 208-286-9463 for more information. Woodriver Cellars,
Eagle
Monthly
1st Fridays

First Fridays/Friday Night Express.  In Caldwell, ID, the first Friday night of every month is a night of celebration.  There is live music, food, wine tasting, etc as most downtown stores stay open a bit longer to invite people to enjoy the revitalized downtown area.  Bring the family and your friends!

Downtown Caldwell
Monthly
5:30 - 9:30 pm
First Thursday - This event is held in downtown Boise on the first Thursday of each month.  Enjoy a gallery stroll, entertainment, merchant and restaurant specials, as well as free garage parking (with merchant validation).  Trolley rides are available, for additional information call 208-472-5200 ext. 0, or visit www.downtownboise.org. Downtown Boise

Northern Idaho & Panhandle Region Special Events
 

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Event

Location

Fri - Sun
Apr 25 – 27
3:30 – 7:30 pm Fri
1 – 7 pm Sat
9 am – 6 pm Sun
Coeur d'Alene Wine Extravaganza Weekend.  The 3rd Annual Wine Extravaganza is a weekend celebrating fine wines, food and fun in Coeur d'Alene over three days.


 
Sherman Avenue and along the Plaza Shops
Downtown Coeur d'Alene, ID

Ongoing Events in Idaho's Panhandle Region

Monthly - 2nd Friday of the month April - December Coeur d'Alene Art Walk.  5:00- 8:00 PM.  Participating galleries will be creating special events each month.  Non-gallery businesses and restaurants downtown will also take part in Gallery Walk.  Free.  Call for more info: (208) 664-3194. Downtown Coeur d'Alene
Every third Friday of each month
7:30 pm
Wine TastingsHosted by the North Idaho Enological Association.  Held every third Friday of each month.  7:30 p.m., Lake City Senior Center, 1916 Lakewood Drive, Coeur d’Alene.  $20/members; $28/nonmembers. (208) 772-5401. 

Lake City Senior Center
1916 Lakewood Drive, Coeur d’Alene

 

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