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Idaho Wine Country
Calendar of Events
(Last updated: 03/24/2017 )

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

 Submit Your Own Event Here
Two to four weeks lead time provides best results.

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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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Two to four weeks lead time provides best results.

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Date

Event

Location

Sat
Mar 18
Times vary by winery
Luck O' the Leprechaun Poker Run - Sunnyslope Wine Trail. You don't have to be Irish to enjoy the green rolling hills in the Sunnyslope area of Idaho. While touring wineries and restaurants in Sunnyslope, guests can try their hand at a running game of poker. Each player will draw a playing card at five of the participating locations to build their poker hand. The highest hand following standard poker rules will win a gift basket, valued at $100, filled with select wines and gift cards. No purchase necessary to participate or draw a card. The prize will be awarded on March 20th by the Sunnyslope Wine Trail. Participants must be over 21. Designated drivers are encouraged. Sunnyslope Wine Trail map of wineries
Jun 11
2 - 5 pm
9th Annual Savor Idaho. This year's lineup includes more than 24 Idaho wineries and cideries, in addition to about a dozen local restaurants, bakeries, caterers and specialty food producers.  This Idaho premier wine and food event sells out each year in advance. General admission ticket is $45 per person and includes a commemorative wine glass and access to wine tasting and small bites galore. Idaho Botanical Garden
2355 Old PenitentiaryRd
Boise
     

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
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 - First Thursday
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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Two to four weeks lead time provides best results.

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Date

Event

Location

Sat
Feb 4
Time TBA
Hospice of North Idaho Wine Tasting. The Hospice Wine Taste is one of the area’s longest-running fundraisers. In their 32nd year, dedicated volunteers gather donations for a fun, first-class raffle and live auction. Money raised through ticket sales and donations will further the Hospice’s mission for patients in Kootenai, Shoshone and Benewah counties.

The event is truly one-of-a-kind, bringing together major wine-makers and distributors alongside gourmet bites from critically acclaimed North Idaho restaurants and specialty food vendors. This premier wine tasting event is black tie optional.
Hayden Lake Country Club
2362 E Bozanta Dr.
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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