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Idaho Wine Country
Calendar of Events
(Last updated: 05/24/2015 )

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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.

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Overview map of Idaho

Snake River Valley Region       Northern Idaho Area

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

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Ongoing Events outside official Wine Regions

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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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Sun
Jun 14
2 – 6 pm
Savor Idaho.  In its 7th year, the Idaho Grape Growers and Wine Producers Commission will be hosting Savor Idaho, Idaho’s Premier Wine and Food Event.  Savor Idaho gives consumers a unique opportunity to savor the best Idaho has to offer in wine and food.  Each guest will be greeted with a commemorative wine glass as they taste and sip their way through Idaho’s best. With your ticket purchase, you will have access to all food and beverage vendors inside the event. Idaho Botanical Garden
2355 Old Penitentiary Rd
Boise, ID
Sat & Sun
Jun 20 & 21
Times TBA
Terrace Lakes Wine & Art Festival.  During the third weekend in June, Terrace Lakes Resort is home to the annual Wine and Art festival.  Over 75 vendors participate in the event held right on the green of their golf course.  Enjoy wine tasting and food while listening to the music in the beauty of the Boise National Forest. Terrace Lakes Resort
101 Holiday Drive
Garden Valley, ID
Fri & Sat
Jul 24 – 25
Times TBA
34th Annual Sun Valley Center Wine Auction.  For over 30 years the Sun Valley Center Wine Auction has been one of the premier charity wine auctions in the country and a favorite summer event of the resort community of Sun Valley, Idaho, enjoyed by locals and visitors alike.  Partake in a legendary weekend of extraordinary wine experiences, and exceptional food and entertainment all while supporting The Center.  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 auction lots and 40 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 Vine & Dine – with tapas from select local restaurants, grand tasting, and live music – it’s a true community gathering.  Proceeds from all Wine Auction events support The Sun Valley Center for the Arts.
Sun Valley Center for the Arts
191 Fifth Street East
Ketchum, ID
Sat
Aug 15
Time TBA
Idaho Wine Run.  This annual event offers a Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k runs. After the race enjoy wine sampling from over a dozen Idaho wineries while featuring live music from Alturus.  You must be 21 or over to taste wine. Ste. Chapelle Winery
19348 Lowell Rd
Caldwell, ID
Sat & Sun
Oct 3 & 4
Noon - 6 pm
Idaho Fall Harvest Festival.  The family-friendly event celebrates the changing season with live music, wagon rides, the Scarecrow Stroll, and kids’ activities.  Guests can shop in the artesian market which features a variety of art from local artisans, or purchase decorative pumpkins and gourds grown in the Garden for home decorations and displays.  Afterward visit one of the area wineries or wine shops and restaurants. Idaho Botanical Garden
2355 Old Penitentiary Road
Boise, ID
Sat
Oct 3
6 – 9 pm
Eagle Food and Wine Festival.  The annual festival includes wonderful wine and food for a great cause. BanBury Gold Course
2626 S Marypost Pl
Eagle, ID

Ongoing Events in the Snake River Wine Country

Every Wednesday
June through August
5 - 8 pm
Alive After 5.  Enjoy the 28th year of Downtown Boise's free concert series on the Grove Plaza!  Every Wednesday from 5-8 you'll find live music, vendor booths, food, beer and Idaho wine!  Cool off in the fountain, dance or just hang out and chill. Click here for a list of performers Great event for the whole family.

http://www.downtownboise.org/index.cfm/events/dba_events/alive_after_five

(In case of bad weather the party moves indoors to Liquid, 405 S 8th Street.)

Grove Plaza
Downtown Boise
On-going Monthly
3rd Thursday
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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Ongoing Events in Northern Idaho

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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