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Idaho Wine Country
Calendar of Events
(Last updated: 07/26/2015 )

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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Ongoing Events outside official Wine Regions

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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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Summer “Idaho Wine, From Bud to Taste Bud” Movie Release.  The feature length film “Idaho Wine, From Bud to Taste Bud”, premieres for Idaho Wine Month. Click HERE for viewing dates and locations. Click HERE for locations
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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Event

Location

Sat – Mon
Sep 5 – 7
11 am - 5 pm
Schweitzer Mountain's 23rd Annual Fall FestListen to bands play over three days and enjoy regional wines, hard ciders and over 60 regional micro beers on tap.  For the kids, there will be a soda tent where they can mix their own flavors and create wild concoctions.  Arts, crafts and food vendors will be set up throughout the village.  Glassware for the tastings varies, the music is free. Schweitzer Mountain Resort
10000 Schweitzer Mountain Rd
Sandpoint, 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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