(Since 1999)




Home   |   Food_Articles   |   Food_Trivia   |   Today_in_Food_History   |   Food_History_Timeline   |   Recipes   |   Cooking_Tips   |   Food_Videos   |   Food Quotes   |   Who’s Who   |   Culinary_Schools_and_Tours   |   Food_Trivia_Quizzes   |   Food_Poems   |   Free_Magazines   |   FOOD_FESTIVALS_&_EVENTS

United States Food Festival Section:  Listed by State & Month

Submit an Event for Free Listing

You are here > Home > Food Festivals

Idaho >  Idaho: September to Dec

•    U.S. Food Festivals by STATE >>
All U.S. Festivals by MONTH
Food Festivals by COUNTRY
All Countries by Month
· Food Holidays



From Amateur & Basic Cooking Classes to Professional Chef Training & Degrees
More than 1,000 schools & classes listed for all 50 States, Online and Worldwide


See also the Today in Food History Section for Food Holidays, and Special Food Weeks and Months



IDAHO Food Festivals and Shows

January to May  -  June & July  -  August  -  September to December

Check previous year if event is not yet updated to current year

2019 IDAHO - September to December 2019
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
(See also: 2018  -  2014  -  2010)


October 14-18, 2019
National School Lunch Week
School Nutrition Association.

October 15-20, 2019
ADGA Annual Convention
Boise, Idaho
American Dairy Goat Association (ADGA)

November 28, 2019

There are so many events today they are to numerous to list.

December 10, 2019 - Terra Madre Day - Worldwide
A worldwide celebration of local food held every year on December 10. Through hundreds of diverse and unique events across the globe, together we show that a global food revolution grows from local roots.

2018 IDAHO - September to December 2018
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
events still waiting for new dates

September 14, 2018  Annual Zoo Brew - Idaho Falls, Idaho
Tautphaus Park Zoo, 5-9pm.  Enjoy an evening at the Zoo when the animals are active and you can taste some delicious brews. Tickets are $30 in advance.

September 15, 2018  90th Annual Idaho Spud Day - Shelley, Idaho
Shelley Idaho Kiwanis Club.  Annual Idaho Spud Day is a country-style gala celebration of the Idaho potato offering fun for visitors of all ages. Events include a parade, music, demolition derby, free baked potato lunch at noon, Dutch oven cook-off, World championship potato picking, and Spud Tug.

September 20-23, 2018  74th Annual Nez Perce County Fair
Lewiston, Idaho
A Celebration of the special qualities of life in Nez Perce County.  4-H livestock, horticulture, home economics, fine arts, and entertainment. The Nez Perce County Fair presents an opportunity for both young and old to exhibit their special skills and hard work.

October 5-6, 2018  Oktoberfest - Lava Hot Springs, Idaho
Join us in the quaint little village of Lava Hot Springs for a family-friendly Oktoberfest weekend stuffed full of food, activities, and entertainment!


You’ll find a Beer Garden featuring seasonal food and drink, Oktoberfest-Dressed Contest, the Punkin Chunkin’ Event, the Crazy Hampster Race, Duck Race Raffle, Costumed 5k & 10k Fun Run/Walk/Bike, Live Music, Inflatables for the Kids, Bingo, and more!

October 5-6, 2018
26th Annual Harvest Festival Street Fair
Emmett, Idaho
Among the many charms of a rural lifestyle is Harvest Time. This important season marks the rewards of a year of hard work preparing, planting, tending, and more tending.  The reward of months of toil. Harvest is celebrated when the region's crops come in. There is feasting drawn form the crops of the season and a sense of relief, relaxation and lots of social gathering to share in the delights of another year's accomplishment.  Join us again this year for another celebration of our harvest!  This is a FREE event to attend full of wonderful food vendors, arts and craft vendors, and entertainment! Local orchards are available for picking too!

October 10-14, 2018 - 22nd Annual 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.

October 26-November 4, 2018  Dine Out Downtown Boise
Boise, Idaho
The Downtown Boise Association’s annual Restaurant Week(end to Weekend).  Indulge your palate during downtown Boise's Restaurant Week!  Simply choose your favorite participating restaurant or somewhere new throughout the week to enjoy special prix fixe menus. No passes, tickets or coupons are required. We do recommend that you make reservations. Contact the restaurant directly to make reservations.

October 27-28, 2018  Annual Idaho Gourd Festival - Boise, Idaho
Theme for 2018 "Wings, Flowers and Leaves."  Gourd Art Competition; Silent Auction; Demonstrations; Vendore; Make & Take Activities for kids and adults; and much more.


November 8, 2018
Sippin' in the City
Boise, Idaho
Break out from the everyday tasting, step away from the table and prepare yourself for a different type of tasting. Sip your way through Idaho’s best while tasting sweet and savory bites in the city.  Featuring a selection of Idaho wineries, tasty treats from Idaho’s coolest culinary artists and original local music. (also: )

December 31, 2018
New Year’s Eve Bubbly Bash
Sun Valley , Idaho
Presented by Sun Valley Center for the Arts.

December 31, 2018
6th Annual Idaho Potato Drop
Boise, Idaho
This New Year’s Eve in Downtown Boise, the Idaho New Year’s Commission & The Idaho Potato Commission, will be hosting the annual Idaho Potato Drop for thousands of spec-taters in front of the Idaho State Capitol.  The Idaho New Year’s Commission hosts a free community New Year’s Eve celebration to ring in the new year with a lasting tradition that puts Idaho on the map as a world destination for New Year’s Eve. With music, fun, fireworks, games and a true VIP experience, this event promotes community and commerce in Idaho while creating awareness for Idaho’s beloved Potato. A portion of all proceeds will be donated to programs helping Idaho’s homeless population. To help raise money for this effort please purchase VIP tickets, t-shirts, sweaters and gear or be a hero and donate at Potato Drop Shop.

2014 IDAHO - September to December 2014
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

events still waiting for new dates

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.

2010 IDAHO - September to December
2010 - Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

events still waiting for new dates

September 4, 2010  ICHA Wine Tasting & Art Show - Nampa, Idaho
Wine tasting and art show, featuring many of Idaho's exemplary wineries and fabulous artists. Sponsored by the Idaho Cutting Horse Association.



Alabama   |   Alaska   |   Arizona   |   Arkansas   |   California   |   Colorado   |   Connecticut   |   Delaware   |   Florida   |   Georgia   |   Hawaii   |   Idaho   |   Illinois   |   Indiana   |   Iowa   |   Kansas   |   Kentucky   |   Louisiana   |   Maine   |   Maryland   |   Massachusetts   |   Michigan   |   Minnesota   |   Mississippi   |   Missouri   |   Montana   |   Nebraska   |   Nevada  |   New_Hampshire   |   New_Jersey   |   New_Mexico   |   New_York   |   North_Carolina   |   North_Dakota   |   Ohio   |   Oklahoma   |   Oregon   |   Pennsylvania   |   Puerto_Rico   |   Rhode_Island   |   South_Carolina   |   South_Dakota   |   Tennessee   |   Texas   |   Utah   |   Vermont   |   Virgin_Islands   |   Virginia   |   Washington   |   Washington_DC   |   West_Virginia   |   Wisconsin   |   Wyoming  |   ADD_AN_EVENT

  Home   |   About Us & Contact Us   |   Cooking Contests   |   Magazines   |   Food Timeline   |   Food Links  


Please feel free to link to any pages of from your website.
For permission to use any of this content please E-mail: [email protected]
All contents are copyright © 1990 - 2019 James T. Ehler and unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved.   You may copy and use portions of this website for non-commercial, personal use only.
Any other use of these materials without prior written authorization is not very nice and violates the copyright.
Please take the time to request permission.