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2016 IDAHO - AUGUST 2016
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
(See also: 2015 - 2012)

August 5-7, 2016  Taste of the Coeur d'Alene - Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
The Taste of the Coeur d'Alene's, The Street Fair, and Art on the Green are three events all held simultaneously in Coeur d'Alene City Park, the downtown area on Sherman Avenue, and on North Idaho Campus. These events are held annually the first weekend in August. Over 250 booths of Food, Fine Arts and Crafts are available, as well as, musical groups throughout the weekend at the City Park Bandstand. Visitors can walk from the Street Fair through the Taste of the Coeur d'Alene's and end up at Art on the Green all at a leisurely stroll.

August 6, 2016  12th Annual Blues, Brews & BBQs - Salmon, Idaho
Salmon Arts Council.  This year's festival will include a full day of music, 15 regional brewers, local barbeque, a kids tent, petting zoo, and local artist vendors - there will be something for the whole family to enjoy!


August 6, 2016  5th Annual Magic Valley Beer Festival
Twin Falls, Idaho
There will be over 60 Brewers this year, music, raffles, food and soda/water for designated drivers. Cost is $25.00 in advance and $30.00 at the door. Designated drivers tickets $10.00.

August 7, 2016  24th Annual Raspberry Festival - Cottonwood, Idaho
This all-day event features fun activities for the whole family, including a pancake breakfast, grilled hamburgers, raspberry shortcake, jam and products, an Arts & Crafts Fair, live music, a Kids' Carnival, Quilt Show, hand-crafting demos, a Fun Run & Walk, Chapel tours, Museum visits and more.

August 17-20, 2016  Idaho County Fair - Cottonwood, Idaho

August 19, 2016  Savor Southern Idaho - Twin Falls, Idaho
Enjoy creative dishes with locally sourced ingredients, Idaho wines, live Jazz and silent auction featuring local products and activities! Tickets are $25/person or $40/couple

August 19-20, 2016  31st Annual Huckleberry Festival - Wallace, Idaho
Traditionally held on the third weekend in August, the festival has gone through a few name changes including Heritage Festival, and Wallace Huckleberry Heritage Festival... and sometimes it is just HuckFest for short. Each year it includes a blend of familiar and new events according to the desires of the unique band of volunteers who step forward in the spring to coordinate this major summer festival. In 2016, there is robust feast of events spread out for the enjoyment of everyone in your family. Festival hours are 11 AM to 5 PM on Friday, and 10 AM to 5 PM on Saturday, with live music both days.

August 19-28, 2016  Western Idaho Fair - Boise, Idaho
The Fair features 4-H and FFA competitive exhibitions, showcasing Idaho crops, livestock, and arts; entertainment; agricultural excellence sholarship program; and much more. Wild Contests include the Bigelow Tea Beverage Throwdown, BOB-e-Que Battle, Cheezapalooza, Cupcake Combat, Fleischmann's Yeast Sensational Sandwich Bread Contest, Giant Pumpkin & Watermelon Contest, Milkshake Madness, Salsa Bowl Contest, Women's Skillet Toss, and World Onion Tour.

August 26-27, 2016 - Sawtooth Salmon Festival - Stanley, Idaho
Join educational tours to witness the miracle of wild salmon spawning in the streams of their birth. Then kick back and have fun perusing information and vendor booths food and live music.  The festival will be held at the Stanley Interpretive and Historical Association museum grounds.  Come and enjoy the prodigious mountains and sparkling waters of the Sawtooth Valley with music, activities and food.


Aug 31-Sept 5, 2016
Twin Falls County Fair & Magic Valley Stampede
Twin Falls County, Idaho
100 Years of Fun!  The Twin Falls County Fair and Magic Valley Stampede is known for its entertaining, educational, and lively activities. This year our goal is to make the Fair as impressive as ever, which means making it grow and prosper, while maintaining  a strong agriculturally-based, family-oriented atmosphere. This year’s mission is to hold on to the enthusiasm and maintain the success experienced with positive press and feedback from patrons.  Attendance: 92,000


2015 IDAHO - AUGUST 2015
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

events still waiting for new dates

August 1, 2015  International Food & Culture Festival - Boise, Idaho
The 2016 event has been postponed to 2017.

August 2, 2015  9th Annual Schweitzer Huckleberry Festival
Sandpoint, Idaho
Schweitzer Mountain Resort.  Free live kids music, hosted huckleberry hikes, huckleberry pancake breakfast, crafts & huckleberry activities, huckleberry wine tasting, and lots of huckleberry fun!


2012 IDAHO - AUGUST 2012
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

events still waiting for new dates

August 4, 2012  Soul Food Extravaganza - Boise, Idaho
Now in its 20th year, the festival is a celebration of our diversity with a fabulous variety of soul food and a profusion of entertainment. Jazz, gospel and hip hop music; kids' activities, arts, vendors, dominos tournament, beer garden. 




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