January 2020

The holidays are now over and we’re in the middle of what feels like a long winter. That doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do in our amazing area. We’re never short on fun & exciting things around here. Check out what can be done keep yourself busy until the warmth of spring comes along. 


Polar Bear Plunge – Sander’s Beach in Coeur d’Alene on Jan. 1st from 12-2pm

~ Bring Donations for the St. Vincent de Paul Warming Centers ~  Great Cause! ~ AND it’s Loads of Freezing Fun ~

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Polar Bear Plunge – Sandpoint City Beach on Jan. 1st from 9-11:30am

~ Just For Fun ~ Men & Women Warming/Changing Tents ~


Hangover Handicap Fun Run 2020 – Race Starts on Cd’A Lake Drive on Jan. 1st from 9:30am-12:30pm

~ Early Registration Available ~ 5 Mile Run ~


Scenic Hot Cocoa Lake Cruise – The Resort Plaza Shops in Coeur d’Alene, Varying Dates & Times Starting Jan. 3rd

~ 90 min Tour of the Lake ~ Hot Cocoa Bar on Board ~ Great Family Event ~


TedxCoeurdalene 2020 “Completely Uncomfortable” – The Kroc Center in Coeur d’Alene on Jan. 11th at 8:30am

~ Enjoy a TED-Like Experience with Leaders From Diverse Industries & Backgrounds ~ Talks About Big Ideas and How

to Change the World ~ 15 Talks and Several Exciting Like Experiences ~


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Winter Carnival – Lookout Pass in Mullan on Jan. 12th

~ Wife Carrying Contest With Cash Prices ~ 3 Legged Race ~ Egg Carrying Contest ~ Day Of Family Fun ~




Tales Of Silver Valley – Coeur d’Alene Public Library on Jan. 12th from 2-4pm

~45 Min. Musical About Stories From North Idaho Gold Rush in the 1880s ~ Free To Public ~


Banff Mountain Film Festival – The Panida Theater in Sandpoint on Jan. 17th-19th

~ 3 Nights With 3 Different Films ~ Raises Money for Local and International Good Deeds ~


Theatre: Fun Home – Lake City Playhouse in Cd’A, Shows from Jan. 17th-Feb 2nd at Varying Times

~ Musical About Seeing Your Parents in Grownup Eyes ~ Winner of 4 Awards ~


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Mac & Cheese Festival – Coeur d’Alene Resort on Jan. 18th 12:30-5pm

~ Day full of Mac & Cheese ~ Beer Tasting ~ Dinner Cruises ~ Great Family Event ~



Theatre: The Marvelous Wonderettes – Cd’A Summer Theatre, Shows on Jan. 24th-26th at 7pm

~  Smash Off-Broadway Hit About 4 Girls with Big Dreams ~ Tickets Include Dinner & Dessert with No Host Bar ~


4th Annual Brewfest 2020!!!Jan. 25th from 10am – 5pm

~ Beer, Cider & Wine Tasting ~ 16 Different Breweries & Creators ~ BBQ ~ Live Music ~


Winter Trails Day – Schweitzer Mountain on Jan. 25th 9am-3:30pm

~ Free Access To Snowshoeing and Cross Country Skiing Trails ~


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Mountain BrewFest & Kids Snowbowling – Lookout Pass in Mullan on Jan. 26th starting at 11am

~ Push A Child 12 Or Under On A Sled Into Inflatable Pins ~ Prices For Winners ~ Brews & Brats Available From 11-2 ~