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Welcome to Sandpoint, Idaho Sandpoint's a place that embraces your every discovery - whether it's hiking a forested trail, chilling in a hammock by the lake, challenging yourself in a competitive event or enjoying the arts with a glass of fine wine. There's a sweet spot in Sandpoint to nurture your nature.

The Festival at Sandpoint

All summer long, Sandpoint touts an impressive lineup of events highlighted by the Festival at Sandpoint concert series, vibrant art fairs, running, biking and swimming events plus much more.

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Nurture your Nature ... in every season When the snow flies, it's time to explore! Sandpoint goes nonstop from opening day at Schweitzer Mountain Resort through the annual Winter Carnival celebration and beyond. A few miles in any direction, you'll find the peace and solitude of winter in the backcountry – whether by ski, snowshoe or snowcat. It's truly a spectacular season to nurture your nature. And Sandpoint's deeper than just the powder, with award-winning wineries and breweries, art galleries, a historic theater, and diverse culinary scene. You'll find lots to love.

Concert scene at The Hive

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Skiing the deep powder at Schweitzer Mountain Resort

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The CHAFE 150 bicycling event in June

January

13 Northern Lights at Schweitzer. Fireworks and a torchlight parade light up the evening over Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Weekend. Festivities wrap up with a party featuring live music in Taps. Schweitzer.com. 18-20 Banff Mountain Film Festival. Mountain films screen at the Panida Theater over three nights; benefits the Satipo Kids Project and NIMSEF. 208-6613857 20 Winter Trails Day. Schweitzer fireworks Enjoy complimentary access to Schweitzer Mountain Resort’s Nordic trails, plus cross-country and skate ski lessons and equipment rentals. 208255-3081 26 Living Voices’ Klondike: The Last Adventure. The Heartwood Center hosts the Pend Oreille Arts Council presentation at 7 p.m. Buy tickets and get more information at ArtinSandpoint.org. 26-27 Death of a Small Town in the West. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts performances of the original play ‘Death of a Small Town in the West’ (also Feb. 2-3). Written by Ben Olson, the play is produced by the Unknown Locals and directed by Madeline Elliott. Panida.org.

February

2-23 Starlight Racing. Schweitzer Mountain Resort hosts four weeks of evening racing on Friday nights, followed by fun and fabulous parties in Taps. Schweitzer.com. 2-3 Death of a Small Town in the West. In the Panida. See Jan. 26-27. 11 Montreal Guitare Trio. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts a performance with Montreal Guitare Trio as part of the POAC’s Performance Series. Tickets and more info at ArtinSandpoint.org.

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16-25 Sandpoint Winter Carnival. Activities galore and family fun during this annual winter celebration. View a schedule of activities at SandpointWinterCarnival.com. 17-19 Presidents Weekend Celebration. Schweitzer Mountain Resort hosts special activities featuring Laser Light Show on Sunday with night skiing. Schweitzer.com.

March

2-3 The Follies. Angels Over Sandpoint’s annual wild ‘n’ wacky fundraiser at the Panida. Tickets go on sale Groundhog Day (Feb. 2). AngelsOverSandpoint.org. 3 Mega Alpine and Snowboard Demo Day. Schweitzer Resort hosts region’s largest demo day event featuring new gear from more than 13 manufacturers, with proceeds benefitting Panhandle Alliance Education. Prize drawings, samples and more! Ticket info at Schweitzer.com. 23-24 24 Hours of Schweitzer. Schweitzer Mountain Resort hosts 9th annual 24-hour charity ski and snowboarding team event for participants of all ages. Proceeds benefit the Cystinosis Research Foundation. 24HoursforHank.org.

April

7-8 Schpring Finale. Closing weekend at Schweitzer Mountain Resort features the Big LeBREWski and Rotary Ducky Derby. Schweitzer. com. 27 Wine Festival. Festival at Sandpoint gala at the Bonner County Fairgrounds with unlimited tastings of 150-plus premier wines, catered dinner, auctions, musical entertainment, and 2018 line-up announcement! FestivalatSandpoint.com. 28 Missoula Children’s Theatre’s “Aladdin.” Missoula Children’s Theatre hosts a weeklong workshop with local children, followed by performances of “Aladdin” on the Panida stage as part of Pend Oreille Arts Council’s Performance Series. ArtinSandpoint.org. 28-May 6 K&K Spring Fishing Derby. Lake Pend Oreille Idaho Club holds 47th annual spring fishing contest. LPOIC.org.

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May

5 Sandpoint Farmers Market Opening Day. Local produce, artisan goods, plus live entertainment; held Wednesdays and Saturdays in Farmin Park through October. SandpointFarmersMarket. com. 5-6 Silverwood Anniversary. Celebrate Silverwood Theme Park’s 30th anniversary during opening weekend. SilverwoodThemePark.com.

Lost in the '50s car parade

17-20 Lost in the ‘50s. Sandpoint’s biggest party of the year! This annual retro celebration includes a downtown car parade and show, music events at the Bonner County Fairgrounds, a fun run, car rally and more. Sandpoint.org/Lostin50s.

June

10 Bay Trail Fun Run. Join the Annual Bay Trail Fun Run 5K and 10K along the shores of Lake Pend Oreille and Sand Creek. Sponsored by Friends of Pend d’Oreille Bay Trail, Idaho Conservation League, and Trinity at City Beach. POBTrail. org. Bay Trail Fun Run 16 CHAFE 150. Sponsored by Sandpoint Rotary, this annual benefit ride takes bicyclists on a 150-mile route through


Idaho and Montana. There’s also a 1/2 Chafe at 80 miles, or the 30-mile fun ride. CHAFE150.org. 16 Challenge of Champions. Annual bull riding and barrel racing contest at the Bonner County Fairgrounds. BonnerCountyFair.com. 24 7B Sunday. Summer season opener at Schweitzer Mountain Resort with chairlift rides, family activities and wine tasting. Schweitzer.com.

August

2-12 Festival at Sandpoint. Sit under the stars and enjoy the 35th annual internationally renowned outdoor concert series on the lawn at Memorial Field. FestivalatSandpoint.com.

28 Summer Sampler. Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual Summer Sampler at Farmin Park. Taste fine cuisine from area restaurants, plus enjoy cook-offs and live music. SandpointChamber.org. 29 ArtWalk Opening Receptions. POAC sponsors the annual revolving art exhibit starting with Friday evening opening receptions from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 20-plus downtown galleries; art exhibits remain on display through Sept. 8. ArtinSandpoint.org.

July

4 Fourth of July Celebration. Sandpoint Lions Club sponsors parades downtown in the morning; stage performances and a raffle follow at City Beach in the afternoon, plus a fireworks show at dusk. 208-263-4118 4 Silverwood Fireworks Extravaganza. Celebrate the 4th of July at Silverwood Theme Park with patriotic music and fireworks at dusk. SilverwoodThemePark.com. 5-8 Idaho Draft Horse and Mule International. The Northwest’s largest draft horse and mule expo at the Bonner County Fairgrounds. IdahoDraftHorseShow.com. 8 Jacey’s Race. Competitive 5k race for runners and walkers, and 1k fun run for kids benefits local children with cancer or life-threatening illnesses. Jaceys-Race.com. 13-15 Sandpoint Antique & Classic Boat Show. Browse along the Sand Creek boardwalk to view wooden boats, plus enjoy activities, contests and more during the 16th annual Sandpoint Antique & Classic Boat Show. Sponsored by Inland Empire Antique & Classic Boat Society. InlandEmpireACBS.net 14 Beerfest. Sample local brews and enjoy a festive block party, sponsored by the Sandpoint Chamber. SandpointChamber.com. 19 Festival at Sandpoint Art Unveiling. Fine art poster for the festival unveiled at Dover Bay. FestivalatSandpoint.com. 20-22 Northwest YogaFeast. Eureka Institute’s 8th annual experience that frees the spirit, feeds the soul, and nurtures the tummy! Eureka-Institute.org. 21-22 Northwest WineFest. Outdoor concerts, wine tasting, plus family activities, at Schweitzer Mountain Resort. Schweitzer.com. 28 Crazy Days. Downtown merchants offer big deals in annual sidewalk sale. DowntownSandpoint.com.

The Festival at Sandpoint

3-4 PRCA Rodeo. Evening action at the Bonner County Fairgrounds. BonnerCountyRodeo.com. 4 Long Bridge Swim. Hundreds compete in a 1.76mile swim across Lake Pend Oreille during this 24th annual event. LongBridgeSwim.org. 5 Schweitzer Huckleberry Color Fun Run. Join the crazy, colorful fun at Schweitzer Mountain Resort -- a perfect outing for the entire family! Schweitzer.com. 8-11 Bonner County Fair. Old-fashioned country event at the Bonner County Fairgrounds, concluding with a Demolition Derby on Saturday night to round out the fun. BonnerCountyFair.com. 10-12, 17-19 Artists’ Studio Tour. Annual selfguided driving tour of working studios through North Idaho. ArtTourDrive.org. 10 Challenge of Champions. Bull riding and barrel racing contest at the Bonner County Fairgrounds, with a dance to follow. BonnerCountyFair.com. 11 Wings Over Sandpoint Fly-in. Regional pilots fly into Sandpoint Airport, or Dover Bay for seaplanes, during the 13th Annual Wings Over Sandpoint Fly-in featuring a breakfast and aircraft display. Sponsored by the Sandpoint EAA Chapter 1441. 208-255-9954 11-12 Arts & Crafts Fair. POAC’s 46th annual juried art exhibit at Sandpoint City Beach, with artists’ booths, kids’ activities and more. ArtinSandpoint. org. 17-18 Spokane-to-Sandpoint Relay Race. 11th annual “Scenic Relay Race” where runners and walkers begin atop Mt. Spokane and make their way 185 miles to the finish line at Sandpoint’s City Beach. It’s one of the Pacific Northwest’s premier running events. SpokanetoSandpoint.com.

September

1-2 Coaster Classic Car Show. Nostalgic cars at Silverwood Theme Park. SilverwoodThemePark.com.

1-3 Schweitzer Fall Fest. Annual outdoor music festival at Schweitzer Mountain Resort with performances, chairlift rides, kids’ activities and microbrews under the tent. Schweitzer.com. 8 Injectors Car Show. The Injectors Car Club hosts the 19th Annual Powered by the Past Injectors Car Show from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. in downtown Sandpoint. SandpointInjectors.com. 10-15 WaCanId Ride. Tour two states and one province on the annual 350-mile/560kilometer WaCanId Ride, presented by the International Selkirk Loop and Rotary International. WaCanId.org. 16 Scenic Half. Presented by the Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce, this 10th annual event features a half marathon and a 10k fun run. ScenicHalf.com.

The Scenic Half

October

Weekends in October - Scarywood. Silverwood Theme Park transforms into Scarywood, weekend evenings in October. SilverwoodThemePark.com. 13 Harvest Fest. Sandpoint Farmers Market closes out the season with entertainment, food booths, activities, displays at Farmin Park. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

November

17-25 K&K Thanksgiving Fishing Derby. Lake Pend Oreille Idaho Club’s annual fall fishing contest. LPOIC.org. 23 Tree Lighting and Santa’s Arrival. Tree lighting ceremony at Jeff Jones Town Square and visit from Santa opens the holiday season in Sandpoint. DowntownSandpoint.com.

December

24 Santa’s Traditional Schweitzer Visit. Santa hits the slopes and then stops off at the Selkirk Lodge on Christmas Eve. Schweitzer.com. 31 New Year’s Eve. Schweitzer hosts festive parties to usher in the new year at Taps and other locations at the resort. Schweitzer.com.

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Activities – Summer A RT / M US I C EV E N T S ArtWorks Gallery Festival at Sandpoint

Corkscrew at Silverwood Theme Park

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Mirror Lake Golf Course Priest Lake Golf Course Ranch Club Golf Course Sandpoint Elks Golf Club

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9-hole course with two sets of tees in Bonners Ferry. 18-hole championship course in the woods. PriestLakeGolfCourse.com 9-hole course in Priest River. RanchClubGolfCourse.com 9-hole community golf course, restaurant. GolfSandpointElks.com

Dover Bay Waterfront Resort Farragut State Park Priest Lake Chamber Priest Lake Ranger District Priest Lake State Park Round Lake State Park Sandpoint Ranger District Schweitzer Mountain Resort Western Pleasure Guest Ranch

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Nine miles of trails through natural preserves. DoverBayIdaho.com More than 40 miles of trails to explore. ParksAndRecreation.idaho.gov Adventure destination in an extraordinary location. PriestLake.org Abundance of trails in the Selkirk Mountains. fs.usda.gov/ipnf Hiking and biking trails, boating and other activities. ParksAndRecreation.idaho.gov Three trails surround 58-acre lake. ParksAndRecreation.idaho.gov 75 trails on over 270 miles of developed routes. fs.usda.gov/ipnf Zip line, chairlifts, hiking, mountain biking and more. Schweitzer.com Trail rides, lessons and more. WesternPleasureRanch.com

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Private tours with chartered captains. ActionWaterSportsLessons.com Guided tours of the powerhouse. nws.usace.army.mil Public cruises and private charters. LakePendOreilleCruises.com Tours and tastings of award-winning wines. POWine.com Backcountry flying tours. Sandpoint.com/seaplane Self-guided tour, interpretive trails on the Pend Oreille River.

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Activities – Winter ICE F IS HING & S K AT I N G

Round Lake State Park Sandpoint City Beach/Sand Creek

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Staff-maintained skating on the lake. ParksAndRecreation.idaho.gov Staff-maintained skating downtown. CityofSandpoint.com

SKIING / SNOWBOARDING / SNOWSHOEING/ SNOWMOBILING / SLEIGH RIDES Farragut State Park Priest Lake Nordic Center Schweitzer Mountain Resort Western Pleasure Guest Ranch

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7.5 miles of groomed ski trails. ParksAndRecreation.idaho.gov Groomed Nordic trail system. PriestLakeGolfCourse.com Skiing and snowboarding, tubing and snowshoeing. Schweitzer.com Horse-drawn sleigh rides, Nordic skiing and snowshoeing. WesternPleasureRanch.com

Activities – Year round CASI NO Best Western Kootenai River Inn Casino

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3 casino rooms, one non-smoking, and 500 gaming machines. KootenaiRiverInn.com

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Honoring America’s inventors and aviators. BirdAviationMuseum.com Showcasing history and development of Bonner County. BonnerCountyHistory.org History of World War II’s Farragut Naval Training Station. ParksAndRecreation.idaho.gov

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Scenic drive through Idaho, Washington and Canada. SelkirkLoop.org 33-mile drive through postcard-quality scenery. SelkirkLoop.org

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Shops, stores and cinemas. BonnerMall.com Vintage and re-purposed home decor, vintage and new women's clothing Downtown Sandpoint variety of unique shops. Facebook.com/SandpointShopping At Schweitzer Mountain. Fine outdoor clothing and gear, artists studio. Schweitzer.com Souvenirs and keepsakes, open seasonally. SilverwoodThemePark.com

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Fully staffed, luxury day spa with a wide variety of treatments. KootenaiRiverInn.com Full service day spa, massage, body wraps, facials, manicure and pedicure. HighlandsNorthDaySpa.com

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First-run movies on six screens. Reel.net Historic, community-owned theater in the heart of Sandpoint. Panida.org

MUS EU MS Bird Aviation Museum & Invention Center Bonner County History Museum Museum at the Brig

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International Selkirk Loop Pend Oreille National Scenic Byway

SHOP P I NG / S T O R E S Bonner Mall Oak Street Mercantile Sandpoint Shopping District Schweitzer Village Silverwood Theme Park and Boulder Beach Water Park

SPA S Best Western Kootenai River Inn Casino & Spa Highlands North Day Spa

THEAT ER S Bonner Mall Cinemas Panida Theater and Little Theater

W INE RIES / BR E W E R I E S / TA S T I N G R O O MS / C O F F E E H O U SE S 219 Lounge Eichardt’s Pub, Grill & Coffee House Evans Brothers Coffee Roasters & Café Mitzy’s Lounge MickDuff’s Brewing Company MickDuff’s Beer Hall & Brewery Tasting Room Pend d’Oreille Winery

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Full-service bar serving award-winning 219er brew, open 365 days a year. On Facebook Relaxing pub with casual dining, game room and frequent live music. On Facebook Top 3 Winner of America's best Coffee House, Coffee Fest. EvansBrothersCoffee.com Full-service, warm, comfortable lounge adjacent to Sandpoint Quality Inn. Brewing ales and root beer and serving pub fare. Mickduffs.com Live music weekends, games and tours available. Mickduffs.com Tasting room, tours, restaurant, special events, live music. POWine.com

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Selkirks-Pend Oreille Transit, known as the SPOT bus, is a free transit system that services Sandpoint, Dover and Ponderay. Buses circle the route once each hour going north or south, and the stops are marked with the SPOT bus sign. During ski season catch a connector to the Schweitzer shuttle. SeeSpotRoll.com. 208.597.7606 The Sandpoint, Idaho Visitor Guide is a publication of the Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce, supported by the Sandpoint B.I.D. and produced by Keokee media + marketing in Sandpoint. Cover photo by Woods Wheatcroft. Other photos by Fiona Hicks, Doug Marshall, courtesy photos from Schweitzer Mountain Resort, Silverwood and Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce members.

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Sandpoint Chamber Visitor Guide 2018  

Visit SandpointSandpoint's a place that embraces your every discovery - whether it's hiking a forested trail, chilling in a hammock by the l...

Sandpoint Chamber Visitor Guide 2018  

Visit SandpointSandpoint's a place that embraces your every discovery - whether it's hiking a forested trail, chilling in a hammock by the l...