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CdA Events Calendar - Holidays

Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall - North Idaho has it all!

MAKE MEMORIES THAT WILL LAST FOREVER WITH THESE FREE SEASONAL EVENTS!

easter  |  memorial day  |  4TH OF JULY  |  HALLOWEEN  |  THANKSGIVING  |  CHRISTMAS

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October Fall Festivals

"NEW LEAF FALL FESTIVAL"

Oct 7 (Fri), noon-5 pm

Oct 8 (Sat), 9 am-5 pm

Oct 9 (Sun), 10 am-4 pm

NEW LEAF NURSERY

12655 N. Government Way, Hayden

208-762-4825

  • FREE admission for family-friendly event featuring artisans!

  • Kids' crafts, petting zoo, bouncy houses

  • Fall maze, pumpkin patch, dried flowers

 

"GREAT PUMPKIN FEST"

Oct 8 & 9 (Sat & Sun), 10 am-4 pm

KOOTENAI COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS

4056 N. Government Way, CdA

  • Two-day event for family - FREE admission!

  • Pick pumpkins, enjoy wagon rides, taste great food, pet farm animals

  • More info HERE.

 

"HAND-CRAFTED CRAFT FESTIVAL"

Oct 8 (Sat), 10 am-6 pm

Oct 9 (Sun), 10 am-3 pm

LOOKOUT PASS SKI & RECREATION AREA

I-90, Exit 0, Mullan

  • 1st craft fair featuring local artists w/hand-crafted items

  • FREE admission - all are invited!

  • Food & snacks

  • More info - 208-744-1234, ext 23 (Donna)

"FALL PUMPKIN FEST"

Oct 8 (Sat), 10 am-6 pm

SILVER LAKE MALL

200 W. Hanley Ave., CdA

  • Community market, craft vendors, pony rides, snow cones, hot cocoa, caramel apples

  • Rusty Jackson & the Spokane River Band for live music

  • Hard cider tasting, 11 am-4 pm

  • FREE admission!

"HAWKTOBERFEST FALL FESTIVAL"

Oct 8 (Sat), noon-4 pm

HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC CHURCH

3005 W. Kathleen Ave., CdA

  • FREE admission!

  • Tickets purchase requiredfor games/activities, treats & drinks. Ages 2 & under play FREE of charge.

  • Beer & wine garden for adults

  • Bounce houses, Fall maze, cake walk, food trucks, live music

  • See more info HERE.

"SPOOKTACULAR NIGHT MARKET

& STREET FAIR"

Oct 14 (Fri), 5-9 pm

PARKING LOT OF RUNGE FURNITURE

303 E. Spokane Ave., CdA

  • FREE presentation by The Wavy Bunch

  • A themed market featuring CdA & Spokane artisans & makers

  • Live music from 5-8 pm

  • Caricature artists, live painting, performance art, belly dancers

  • Immersive art experience

  • Family-friendly; costumes encouraged

"FAMILY FALL FESTIVAL"

Oct 22 (Sat), 10 am-6 pm

Oct 23 (Sun), 11 am-5 pm

RATHDRUM CRAFT MARKET

Rathdrum Lions Club

16114 N. Meyer Rd., Rathdrum

  • Over 50 local crafters/artisans

  • Food trucks on site

  • Vendor info HERE. (Half of vendor fees will be donated to Rathdrum Lions Club).

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Halloween in Post Falls

"ANNUAL STATELINE TRUNK-OR-TREAT"

Oct 29 (Sat), 5 pm

A1 SMOKE SHOP

7200 W. Seltice Way, Post Falls

  • In its 3rd year, go for a spooky good time

  • FREE fun for family w/games, raffles, trunks & treats galore

  • More info on trunk participation or donations (to benefit next year's event & TAILS Foundation) HERE.

"TRICK OR TREAT IN THE HALL"

Oct 31 (Mon), 3-5 pm

CITY OF POST FALLS

City Hall Campus

408 N. Spokane St., Post Falls

  • Cast a vote for your favorite Halloween-decorated city department while trick or treating

  • All can participate - FREE, fun & safe!

  • Costumes encouraged

  • Spooky Mystery Room, Selfie Station, Police Car, Fire Engine

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Halloween in Spirit Lake

"MAINE STREET MAYHEM"

Oct 28 (Fri), 5-8 pm

CITY OF SPIRIT LAKE

Maine Street, downtown Spirit Lake

  • Festive family-friendly FREE event!

  • More info - 208-623-4868 (Spirit Lake Parks & Recreation)

"SPIRIT LAKE HALLOWEEN PARTY"

Oct 29 (Sat), 6 pm

SPIRIT LAKE LIBRARY

32575 N. 5th Ave., Spirit Lake

  • Theme is murder mystery at a movie premiere costume party

  • FREE event w/games, children's storytime, costume contest

  • Photo booth, snacks & a chance to help unmask villain at masquerade

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Halloween in the Silver Valley

"HALLOWEEKENDS AT SILVER MOUNTAIN"

Oct 22 & 29 (Sat), noon-4:30 pm

SILVER MOUNTAIN GONDOLA VILLAGE

610 Bunker Ave., Kellogg

  • FREE family-friendly activities!

  • Face painting, games, hot chocolate, cookie decorating

  • Costume contest - line up at 5:45 pm for trick-or-treating convoy thru the village led by "Mo, the Moose"

"TRUNK OR TREAT"

Oct 31 (Mon), 6-7 pm

SILVER MOUNTAIN

610 Bunker Ave., Kellogg

  • Dress in costume & take bag for lots of candy

  • FREE community event in parking lot!

  • More info on trunk set-up - email gusc@silvermt.com  

"HARVEST FESTIVAL"

Oct 31 (Mon), 6-8 pm

REAL LIFE MINISTRIES

708 N. Division St., Pinehurst

  • Family-friendly community event, sponsored by Real Life Ministries Silver Valley & Pinehurst Lions Club

  • FREE games, hot dogs/chips, candy

  • Costume contests & scavenger hunt w/Little Blue Trucks

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CdA Lighting Ceremony

"COEUR D'ALENE LIGHTING CEREMONY"

Nov 25 (Fri), 5 pm

CITY OF COEUR D'ALENE

Downtown Coeur d'Alene

  • One of the biggest celebrations of the year in downtown CdA - all are invited! It's FREE! 

  • 5 pm - parade begins at 8th & Sherman Ave. Travels west on Sherman to Gov't Way & NW Blvd

  • Marching bands, dancing, music & festive floats

  • Gather on The Coeur d’Alene Resort lawn for carols, then spectacular fireworks, complements of the Hagadone Corporation.

  • At end of show, a switch is flipped on & over 1.5 million lights brighten the downtown area!

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Veterans Day Events

"VETERANS RECOGNITION CEREMONY"

Nov 5 (Sat), 11 am

BETTY KIEFER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

13898 Schooner St., Rathdrum

  • All veterans & families are invited!

  • Doors open at 10 am; ceremony at 11

  • Refreshments & lunch served

  • FREE event to honor veterans is sponsored by American Legion Post 154, NW Guardian Riders & City of Rathdrum

  • More info - 208-687-2399

"VETERANS DAY & 2022 DISTINGUISHED VETERAN CEREMONIES"

Nov 11 (Fri), 11 am

McINTIRE FAMILY PARK (STAGE)

8930 N. Government Way, Hayden

  • FREE event for all to attend!

  • City of Hayden Veterans Commission

  • More info - 208-209-1080

  • "Distinguished Veteran of the Year" will be announced.

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Halloween in Hayden

"FRIDAY NIGHT FRIGHTS"

Oct 28 (Fri), 6-7:30 pm

CITY OF HAYDEN

Hayden Meadows Elem. School

(parking lot)

900 E. Hayden Ave, Hayden

  • A FREE drive-thru treat giveaway!

  • Hayden area businesses & organizations

  • More info - 208-209-1080.

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Halloween in Coeur d'Alene

"HALLOWEEN AT THE CAROUSEL"

Oct 31 (Mon), noon-4 pm

COEUR D'ALENE CAROUSEL

439 W. Fort Grounds Dr., CdA

  • Go in costume for fun rides & treats!

  • Calliope merry-go-round entertainment

"TRUNK OR TREAT"

Oct 31 (Mon), 1:30-4:30 pm

LACROSSE HEALTH

& REHABILITATION CENTER

210 W. LaCrosse Ave., CdA

(front parking lot)

"TRICK OR TREAT

DOWNTOWN COEUR D'ALENE"

Oct 31 (Mon), 4-6 pm

CITY OF COEUR D'ALENE

Downtown CdA

  • Ghosts & goblins can fill buckets with candy in a safe, family-friendly area

  • Downtown businesses participating

  • FREE activity for all!

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Halloween in Priest River

"HALLOWEEN ON MAIN"

Oct 29 (Sat), 4-9 pm

DOWNTOWN PRIEST RIVER

50 Main St., Priest River

  • Last one of the season for Priest River Farmers' Market is Halloween event

  • FREE family event; wear a costume!

  • Haunted house, trunk-or-treat, craft vendors, food, beer, live music & prizes

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November Craft Events

"HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR"

Nov 5 (Sat), 9 am-3:30 pm

TRAILHEAD EVENT CENTER

12361 W. Parkway Dr., Post Falls

Q'EMILN PARK & BLACK BAY DEPOT

1211 E. 3rd Ave., Post Falls

  • Post Falls Parks & Recreation hosts the 5th annual fair at locations (above)

  • FREE event for holiday shoppers!

  • Quality homemade craft vendors

  • More info - 208-773-0539

 

"OSBURN CRAFT FAIR"

Nov 5 (Sat), 9 am-4 pm

Nov 6 (Sun), 10 am-3 pm

SILVER HILLS ELEM. SCHOOL

1246 E. Mullan Ave., Osburn

  • In its 39th year, a great weekend showing love & support for local crafters & small businesses

  • More info - 208-512-0706 (Ashlee), or email ashleemyles@gmail.com

"COUGAR GULCH COMMUNITY

CRAFT FAIR"

Nov 12 (Sat), 9 am-4 pm

MEADOWBROOK HALL

8088 W. Meadowbrook Loop, CdA

  • FREE admission!

  • Food & crafts supporting local artisans & crafters

  • More info - 208-660-0948 (Jonelle)

"2ND ANNUAL SILVER VALLEY SENIOR CENTER CRAFT FAIR"

Nov 19 (Sat), 9 am-5 pm

Nov 20 (Sun), 9 am-3 pm

SILVER VALLEY SENIOR CENTER

726 E. Mullan AVe., Osburn

  • Holiday craft fair & raffle

  • Proceeds go to Meals on Wheel program for the Silver Valley

  • More info - text 530-953-7321

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Christmas in Hayden

"ANNUAL HAYDEN LIGHTS PARADE & CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY"

Dec 3 (Sat), 5 pm

CITY OF HAYDEN

McIntire Family Park

8930 N. Gov't Way, Hayden

  • FREE celebration for families!

  • Parade begins at Hayden Ave. & travels along Gov't Way to Honeysuckle Ave.

  • Tree lighting ceremony immediately after parade

  • Santa visit

  • "2nd Annual Outdoor European Christmas Market", Dec 2-3

  • Questions? Call 208-209-1080

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Halloween in Harrison

"TRUNK OR TREAT"

Oct 31 (Mon), 5 pm

HARRISON CITY PARK

Hwy 97, Harrison

  • Presented by Kootenai School District (Kids' College)

  • FREE fun & treats for all in park!

  • More info - 208-689-3511 (Tara), or email Takin@sd274.com

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Halloween in St. Maries

"HALLOWEEN PARTY"

Oct 31 (Mon), 5 pm

ST. MARIES LIBRARY

822 W. College Ave., St. Maries

208-245-3732

  • Gather for Halloween fun - FREE!

  • More details soon...

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Halloween in Rathdrum

"TRUNK OR TREAT"

Oct 29 (Sat), 5-7 pm

CITY OF RATHDRUM

Main Street, Rathdrum

  • Safely "trick or treat" from decorated trunks of parked cars

  • For toddlers thru grade school students - FREE candy & treats!

  • Best Decorated Trunk Contest

  • Questions? Call 208-687-2399, ext 132; or email Mickael Stevens, Recreation Supervisor at mickael@rathdrum.org 

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December Holiday Events

"NORTH IDAHO CHRISTIAN SCHOOL'S 38TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS MARKET"

9 am-3 pm

ANTHEM CHURCH

251 W. Miles Ave., Hayden

  • Over 55 vendors, cake walk, raffle prizes, food & more

  • FREE admission!

  • More info - 208-772-7546

"MULLAN CHRISTMAS

ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR"

Dec 3 (Sat), 9 am-4 pm

MORNING CLUB

117 Hunter, Mullan

  • In its 2nd year, see handmade holiday decor

  • Use side ramp to enter

  • FREE admission!

  • More info - 208-512-5643

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Christmas Concerts

"SOUNDS OF CHRISTMAS"

Dec 10 (Sat), 7:30-9 pm

Dec 11 (Sun), 2-3:30 pm

NORTH IDAHO COLLEGE

Schuler Performing Arts Center

880 W. Garden Ave., CdA

  • Presented by NIC Music Department's Wind Symphony, Cardinal Chorale & Chamber Singers

  • FREE & open to the public!