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2017 IDAHO - AUGUST 2017 Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events (See also: 2015 - 2012)
August 4-6, 2017 - 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 5, 2017 13th 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 5, 2017 6th 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 6, 2017 25th 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 8-12, 2017 - Bonner County Fair - Schweitzer Mountain Resort, Idaho he Bonner County Fair is a time for fun and education. The fairground is filled with rides, music, rodeos, exhibits, contests, food booths and various activities for all ages. Plus a Demolition Derby on Saturday night.
August 16-19, 2017 - Idaho County Fair - Cottonwood, Idaho 'We've Got a Good Thing Growing at the Idaho County Fair.'
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
August 18-19, 2017 32nd 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 18-27, 2017 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 25-26, 2017 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 4, 2017 - 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
2015 IDAHO - AUGUST 2015 - Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events events still waiting for new dates
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.