May

​Bloomsday - Spokane

50,000 people descend upon the Spokane streets to run, walk, stroll, or just celebrate the Lilac Bloomsday 7.5 mile timed run.  It is always the first weekend in May, and Spokane hotels fill and overflow to Coeur d’Alene.  Participants from all over come to celebrate this fun spring run.


Kootenai County Fair Grounds - brings Rodeo, Eurocross, Craft Fairs, Gold Shows, the Farm Fair and so much more. 

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June
Car d'Lane

Coeur d’Alene’s Classic Car Weekend held early June.  Coeur d’Alene’s Sherman Avenue is lined with cars and trucks from 1975 and pre-1975 for the Car d’Lane Friday night parade.  On Saturday, you can stroll through the CDA streets to inspect your favorites at the “Show ‘n’ Shine”.


Hoopfest - Spokane

Hoopfest is another Spokane event that fills hotels in Coeur d'Alene as well.  This 3 on 3 pick up basketball game has become a national treasure, with serious competition!


Ironman Triathlon

Only the fittest athletes participate in this city-wide show of athleticism; biking, running & swimming Lake Coeur d'Alene!

Coeur d'Alene events

While there is so much to do in Coeur d'Alene, many people come to the area to participate in our physical challenges, games, and celebrations.  Here are just a few of the fun things that bring people to town:

July 

​4th of July Parade and Brewfest

After the 4th of July Parade at McEuen Park you can indulge in Coeur d’Alene’s Brewfest! Sample local microbrews while enjoying live music and great food.  Designated drivers enjoy for free!


August
Art on the Green & Street Fair

Coeur d’Alene Street Fair & Art on the Green – This annual August event features over 250 judged vendors provide truly unique crafts and fine art.  Many items are unique to the Pacific Northwest.  The event is handicap and stroller friendly, plus you can shuttle bus for free between the two venues.  A great place to get your Christmas Shopping Done!


Wooden Boat Show

Hand-crafted antique wooden boats parade the lake to show off their equisite craftsmanship!


September​ / October

Coeur d’Alene Oktoberfest and Coeur d’Fondo

Hoopfest is another Spokane event that fills hotels in Coeur d'Alene as well.  This 3 on 3 pick up basketball game has become a national treasure, with serious competition!


November / December

Christmas is a beautiful time on Lake Coeur d’Alene.  Eagle Cruises, Santa Cruises, spectacular Christmas Lights and New Year’s fireworks.  Come enjoy the seasonal celebrations in Coeur d’Alene.