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2019 IDAHO - AUGUST 2019
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
(See also: 2017 - 2015)
August 2-4, 2019
Taste of the Coeur d'Alene
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
The Taste of Coeur d’Alene has become one of the Inland Northwest’s favorite festivals. Coeur d’Alene City Park on beautiful Lake Coeur d’Alene in the summer is the ideal location for this event, attracting more than 50,000 seasonal and year-round residents and tourists, over three days. The festival’s fine art and crafts are showcased al fresco. The festival also features live professional music and a variety of quality foods and beverages including a beer garden featuring local micro brews. Admission to the festival is free to the public.
August 3, 2019 15th Annual, Blues and Brews Fest - 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 3, 2019 8th 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 $35.00 at the door. Designated drivers tickets $10.00.
August 4, 2019 27th 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. (www.stgertrudes.org/raspberry-festival/ )
August 14-17, 2019 Idaho County Fair - Cottonwood, Idaho
Theme for 201: 'The Idaho County Fair. It's In Our Nature'
August 16-17, 2019 34th 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.
August 16-25, 2019
Western Idaho Fair
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 21-24, 2019 Bonner County Fair - Sandpoint, Idaho
The Bonner County Fair is a time for fun and education. The fairground is filled with rides, music, animals, rodeos, exhibits, contests, food booths and various activities for all ages. Plus a Demolition Derby on Saturday night.
August 28-September 2, 2019 Twin Falls County Fair and 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.
August 30, 2019 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.
August 30-September 1, 2019 83rd Annual Kamiah BBQ Days
In 1936, a group of community minded merchants began to offer a free barbeque dinner as a way of saying thank you to area residents for their patronage. The Kamiah Chamber has carried on the tradition of BBQ Days for more than 70 years, organizing and sponsoring nearly every aspect of the Labor Day weekend event. Today, thousands of residents, former residents, and visitors take part in BBQ Days - and the event continues to grow each year.
August 30-September 2, 2019 27th Annual Fall Fest
Schweitzer Mountain Resort, Idaho
We have 8 bands playing over 3 days and we’ll be serving up several Regional Wines, Hard Ciders and over 60 Regional Micro Beers on tap! For the kids we’ll have the soda tent where they can mix their own flavors and create wild concoctions. We’ll have arts, crafts and food vendors throughout the village and live music playing all 3 days. The ever-popular souvenir mugs, glasses and steins will be on sale all weekend as well as several other Fall Fest souvenirs. This is the final weekend of summer operations and the chairlift will be open for sightseeing, hiking and mountain biking at a discounted rate (full day ticket for the price of a single ride ticket).
August 30-Sept 7, 2019 Eastern Idaho State Fair - Blackfoot, Idaho
Attracting over 200,000 visitors, the fair offers agricultural exhibits, free entertainment, carnival, parade, rodeos, and delicious fair foods. Attendance: 219,000.
2017 IDAHO - AUGUST 2017
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
events waiting for new dates
August 18, 2017 - 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
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
Schweitzer Mountain Resort. Free live kids music, hosted huckleberry hikes, huckleberry pancake breakfast, crafts & huckleberry activities, huckleberry wine tasting, and lots of huckleberry fun!