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2023 IDAHO - AUGUST 2023
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

(See also: 2017  -  2015)


August 4-6, 2023
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, 2023  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.

August 5, 2023  19th Annual, Blues and Brews Fest - Salmon, Idaho
Salmon Arts Council.  This year's festival will include a full day of music, regional brewers, wineries, cider houses, local barbeque, a kids tent, petting zoo, and local artist vendors - there will be something for the whole family to enjoy!

August 6, 2023  Raspberry Social - Cottonwood, Idaho
The Monastery of St. Gertrude and the Historical Museum at St. Gertrude’s are bringing back the summer celebration of raspberries on the first Sunday of August!  After an absence of two years, the celebration now known as the Raspberry Social has been revamped to allow for a more relaxing and safer experience for everyone.

August 12, 2023  Boise Soul Food Festival - Boise, Idaho
Julia Davis Park, 11am to 8 pm.

August 12, 2023  Brews Fest Silver Mountain - Kellogg, Idaho
Come enjoy the craft offerings of breweries and cideries from the budding Inland Northwest craft beer scene. This is your chance to track down some local favorites that are only available in select taprooms, too. Craft beer aficionados and casual fans alike will enjoy the spectacular views, live music, and of course, the beer!

August 16-19, 2023  97th 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 16-19, 2023  Idaho County Fair - Cottonwood, Idaho
The Greatest Show at the Idaho County Fair

August 18, 2023  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.


August 18-27, 2023  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 19-20, 2023  Wallace 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 26, 2023  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 26, 2023  Winefest - Boise, Idaho

August 30-Sept 4, 2023  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

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
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!



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