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Idaho Wine Country
Calendar of Events
(Last updated: 09/18/2016 )

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 below for event details.


Submit Your Own Event Here
Minimum 2 weeks lead time from submission date required.
Events with less lead time will be ignored.


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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Two to four weeks lead time provides best results.

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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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Two to four weeks lead time provides best results.

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Sat
Sep 24
6 – 9 pm
Eagle Food and Wine Festival.  Great wine and food while supporting great causes, all mixed with music and friendly folk create the annual Eagle Food and Wine Festival. BanBury Golf Course
2626 S Marypost Pl
Eagle, ID
Sat & Sun
Oct 1 & 2
Noon – 6 pm
Fall Harvest Festival.  Celebrate autumn at the Fall Harvest Festival and the Idaho Botanical Garden. The family-friendly event celebrates the changing season with live music, wagon rides, the Scarecrow Stroll, and kids’ activities. Guests can shop in the artist market which features a variety of art from local artisans. The Garden will be closed for general admission before and after the event times. We are sorry for any inconvenience. Event admission Adults $7, Youth (ages 5-12) $5, Children (4 and younger) free, and Garden Members: $5. Afterward visit one of the area wineries or wine shops and restaurants. Idaho Botanical Garden
2355 Old Penitentiary Rd
Boise, ID
Sat
Oct 1
6 – 8:30 pm
Eagle Fall Harvest Wine Community Dinner Table. Sponsored by 3 Horse Ranch Vineyards, Porterhouse Grit and the City of Eagle this harvest wine dinner is the Inaugural Community Dinner Table. This dinner includes four courses each paired with a different 3 Horse Ranch wine served on long banquet tables under the cover of the patio at the North Channel Center. Dress is "outdoor fall party". Cost is $85 per person, must be 21 or older and reservations can be made by clicking HERE or call 208-489-8763. North Channel Center
600 S. Rivershore Lane
Eagle, ID
Fri
Nov 4
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Sippin' in the City. The Idaho Wine Commission’s Sippin' in the City features an array of Idaho wineries, local bites and spectacular views of the city. Mingle with the wine makers and immerse yourself in the tastings. 8th and Main Building
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
Fri – Sun
Nov 25 – 27
Noon – 5 pm
Sunnyslope Wine Trail Thanksgiving Weekend.  Be thankful for Thanksgiving Weekend on the Sunnyslope Wine Trail after the hub-bub of planning, cooking and family gatherings.  Each of the 11 different wineries will be offering something unique and festive for you to enjoy. Sunnyslope Wine Trail Map

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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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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