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Idaho Wine Country
Calendar of Events
(Last updated: 02/05/2016 )

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       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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Event

Location

     
Ongoing Events outside official Wine Regions

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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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Event

Location

Fri - Sun
Feb 12 – 15
12 - 5 pm
Sunnyslope Wine Trail Wine and Chocolate Weekend.  What could be more romantic than wine and chocolate?  How about different types and styles of wines to try that chocolate with?  Bring your sweetie out to the slope then take a tour through Wine Country sampling special chocolate and wine pairings with assorted winery specials.  Please check each individual wineries' website for complete information of their offerings during this event. Map of Sunnyslope Wine Trail Wineries
Fri
May 20
5:30 pm (VIP entry)
6 – 9 pm
Wine, Women, and Shoes.  The 3rd annual event, benefiting the Idaho Youth Ranch, offers designer shopping, delicious wine and savory food tastings, a glamorous fashion show, Best in Shoe and Best Dressed contests, drawings and the charming Shoe Guys. Boise Center
1070 Grove Street
Boise, ID
 
Thu
Jun 12
2 – 5 pm
Savor Idaho.  In its eighth 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 giving 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
Fri & Sat
Nov 27 - 28
1 - 5 pm
Thanksgiving Weekend at Pend d'Oreille Winery.  Don't miss Pend d'Oreille's annual holiday barrel tasting at the winery production facility. Live Music Friday and Saturday Night 5 pm -8 pm in their Tasting Room with Old Sap and Truck Mills.  For more information call 208-265-8545. Pend d'Oreille Winery
301 Cedar St.
Sandpoint, ID

Ongoing Events in the Snake River Wine Country

Saturdays
Sep – Dec 19
9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Idaho Wines at Boise Capital City Market.  Come sip on some of your favorite Idaho wines while enjoying local food and artwork.  For more information call 208-345-3499. Boise Capital City Public Market
802 W Bannock St #800
Boise, ID
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
Last Thursday of the month
Year Round
5:30 - 8:30 pm
Open house in Eagle, ID. Stroll through the beautiful town of Eagle, Idaho on the last Thursday evening of the month from 5:30 to 8:30 pm.  Businesses of downtown Eagle will all be open to greet you... galleries, restaurants and other businesses.  Don't miss the Eagle Art Gallery (50 2nd Street N) where the wines of Cellar 616 Winery are also poured. For more information, call 208-939-4222. Downtown Eagle, ID
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
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

Northern Idaho & Panhandle Region Special Events
 

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Date

Event

Location

Sat
Feb 6
5 – 19 pm
Hospice of North Idaho Wine Tasting Event.  This year’s theme is “Viva la Vida!” with wine tastings to benefit Hospice of North Idaho. Hayden Lake Country Club
2362 East Bozanta Drive
Hayden Lake, ID

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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