January 21-23, 2014
46th Potato Conference and 35th Ag Expo
University of Idaho in cooperation with: The Idaho Potato Commission Idaho Growers-Shippers Association; Idaho State University Association of Commerce and Industry; Spectra Productions Trade Fair Exhibitors; Idaho Center for Potato Research and Education Raw Products Committee of Idaho.
March 25, 2014 'AgDay' National Agriculture Day - Nationwide
National Ag Day is a day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture. Every year, producers, agricultural associations, corporations, universities, government agencies and countless other across America join together to recognize the contributions of agriculture.
April 26, 2014 Wine Extravaganza - Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Start in the Plaza Shops at 210 Sherman Avenue. Then follow the wine map for an afternoon of wine tasting delights!
May 3, 2014 6th Annual Buttermilk Festival - Kamiah, Idaho
Check out what's churning at this fun family event. Attendees will receive a bottle of cream to make their own butter. Buttermilk pancake breakfast, vendors, music and more.
June 7, 2014 20th Annual Mountain Brewers' Beer Fest
Idaho Falls, Idaho
Join over 6500 other thirsty beer lovers at the 20th annual Mountain Brewers Beer Fest. There will be hundreds of beers and proceeds benefit local charities!
June 8, 2014 Savor Idaho - Boise, Idaho
In its 6th year, the Idaho Grape Growers and Wine Producers Commission will be hosting Savor Idaho, Idaho’s premier wine and food event. The event features a vast array of Idaho wineries and restaurants. This is a unique opportunity to savor the best Idaho has to offer in wine and food.
June 11-14, 2014 80th Annual Emmett Cherry Festival - Emmett, Idaho
Held since the 1930's to celebrate the abundance of our valley. Cherry pit spitting contest, pie eating contest, entertainment, food, carnival, parade, orchard tours. Attendance: 40,000.
June 21-22, 2014 Terrace Lakes Resort Wine & Art Festival
Garden Valley, Idaho
20th Annual Wine & Art festival located on the green in the mountains of Garden Valley. Full service restaurant, lounge,pro shop & geothermal pool. Accomodations located throughout the valley and on premise. 75 vendors. Beer, food & wine tasting. Free parking & free admission.
June 26, 2014 Summer Sampler Food Festival - Sandpoint, Idaho
Come "taste" the flavors of our area at a street party you won't want to miss! Enjoy the Litehouse sponsored cooking competition where local chefs battle for the "best of" with spices and ingenuity.
August 1-3, 2014 Taste of the Coeur d'Alene - Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Coeur d'Alene City Park
August 2, 2014 3rd Annual Magic Valley Beer Festival - Twin Falls, Idaho
There will be over 30 craft beers served, 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 2, 2014 10th 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 3, 2014 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!
August 3, 2014 22nd 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 15-24, 2014 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 22-23, 2014 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 and listening to music. Food and beer will be available at a reasonable cost. All other activities are free! The festival will be held at the Stanley Interpretive and Historical Association museum grounds and will open with a presentation about the 50-year anniversary of the Wilderness Act at 5 p.m. on Friday. Main festivities will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m on Saturday. Come and enjoy the prodigious mountains and sparkling waters of the Sawtooth Valley with music, activities and food.
August 29-31, 2014 78th Annual Kamiah BBQ Days - Kamiah, Idaho
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-Sept 6, 2014 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.
September 18-21, 2014 Sun Valley Harvest Festival - Sun Valley , Idaho
Sun Valley, Idaho will host hundreds of foodies traveling far and wide to enjoy unique recipes, learn from the pros and soak in the atmosphere at the premier food event of the season. With a sweet spot for locally grown and harvested products, the Festival features everything from herbs and vegetables to wines and spirits regionally produced in Idaho and the Northwest. The Festival will also highlight Sun Valley's extensive and eclectic restaurant scene of organic cuisine and local culinary delights.
October 9-12, 2014 Trailing of the Sheep Festival
Ketchum & Hailey, Idaho
A cultural heritage festival relating to the history of sheep ranching in Idaho. Includes - Cooking with Lamb workshop; For the Love of Lamb; SheepTales Gathering; Lamb Feast at the Folklife Fair featuring the Valley's best chefs and restaurants; Sheepherding Storytelling Lamb Barbecue; Fiber workshop; Fiber Fest; A Sheepherder's Ball with the Hhot Club of Cowtown; Folklife Fair featuring demonstrations, music, dancers, displays, activities, artisans and shops; Parade, featuring 1,500 sheep down Main St., Ketchum, Idaho.
November 1-2, 2014 16th Annual Idaho Gourd Festival - Boise, Idaho
Learn how to grow gourds and create your own art. See gourd art from whimsical to gallery quality.
November 27, 2014 THANKSGIVING DAY - Nationwide
There are so many events on Thanksgiving Day they are to numerous to list. (4th Thursday in November).