Annual Events Winter Carnival in Sandpoint, Idaho

The Sandpoint Winter Carnival

FEBRUARY 15-26, 2017!

What a beautiful time of year it is in Sandpoint, Idaho during Winter Carnival. With Schweitzer Mountain Resort just a few minutes away, the area provides a festive location for the Winter Celebration. Every year, many exciting events are planned for all ages to enjoy during Winter Carnival. The Winter Carnival is an annual event sponsored by The Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce. Local restaurants offer delectable tastes to the public of exquisite food items, as well as locally made wines. A favorite to many, “The Original Taste of Sandpoint” brings hundreds of people downtown for a wonderful evening of eat and drink with some of Sandpoint's best. The fun continues all weekend. For a complete listing of Winter Carnival Events, please contact the

Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce at 1-800-800-2106 or (208) 263-2161

In the past, Winter Carnival has included events like the following:

  • DINE AROUND SANDPOINT
  • ABOMINABLE SNOW SALE
  • WINTER CRAFTS
  • SNOWSCHOOL EXPERIENCE
  • BONNER MALL WINTER CARNIVAL CHILI COOK-OFF
  • FUN IN THE KITCHEN
  • SKIJORING
  • LASER LIGHT SHOW
  • SLEIGH RIDE AND DINNER SHOW
  • SCHWEITZER EVENTS
  • FAT BIKE POKER RIDE
  • KPND SKI PARTY – ANNUAL 2/19 PARTY
  • TASTE OF SANDPOINT
  • PARADE OF LIGHTS & CIRQUE DE SANDPOINT
  • SHOWSHOE OR WALK ON THE PEND D’OREILLE BAY TRAIL
  • LET IT GLOW FIREWORKS SHOW! WINTER CARNIVAL FINALE
  • K9 KEG PULL AND FAMILY FUN DAY

You will not want to miss the fun events happening during the days of Sandpoint's Winter Carnival.

Make plans now to join family and friends at this year's event.

The Festival at Sandpoint 

Sandpoint Winter Carnival is presented by the Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce and Schweitzer Mountain.

For more information, contact the
Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce at
208-263-2161 or e-mail annie@sandpointchamber.com.

SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN RESORT - (208) 263-9555

 
 

Winter Carnival Events

CONCERT AT THE HIVE: LOTUS

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14

Jamtronica giants Lotus make their debut visit to The Hive for a special Valentine’s Day performance that is the Sandpoint Winter Carnival opening concert. LiveFromTheHive.com.

TRIVIA AT MICKDUFFS PUB

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14

MickDuff’s, 312 N. First Ave., hosts Trivia Night from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Prizes and bragging rights to the winning team — arrive early as tables fill up fast! 208-255-4351.

 

KPND SKI & BOARD PARTY @ 219

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15

The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts the KPND Ski and Board Party starting at 5:30 p.m. Enjoy great prizes, food and drink specials, and lots of fun! 208-263-5673

 

LIVE MUSIC AT MICKDUFF’S BEERHALL

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16

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PARADE OF LIGHTS      

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17

The wild ‘n’ crazy Parade of Lights arrives in downtown Sandpoint with its legions of zany floats, marching groups, and snow-shovel brigades! Parade starts at 5:30 p.m. at City Parking Lot.

 

“TENNIS” PLAYING AT MICKDUFFS BEERHALL

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17

More information to come.

 

GUMBO FRIDAY WITH LIVE MUSIC

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17

Gumbo Friday at the Pend d’Oreille Winery. More information to come.

 

LIVE MUSIC AT TRINITY AT CITY BEACH

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17

More information to come.

 

SCHWEITZER EVENTS – ACTIVITIES ALL DAY

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18

More information to come.

 

MICKDUFFS BEERHALL ANNUAL CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18

MickDuff’s Brewing Co. Beer Hall & Brewery Tasting Room, 220 Cedar St., hosts and sponsors the King of the Cornhole Tournament. Registration starts at noon.

 

2:19 @ THE 219

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18

The 219 Lounge – Sandpoint’s ‘Five Star Dive Bar!’ – hosts their annual 219 party, beginning at 2:19 p.m. at the 219 Lounge at 219 First Ave. The 219 will have food from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. and live music from 9 p.m. to midnight. All draft beers will be $2.19 a pint and drink specials for $2.19.

 

“LET IT GLOW!” NIGHT PARADE AND FIREWORKS!

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19

Schweitzer Mountain hosts a parade and fireworks in the village from 7-8pm. Sponsored by Coca Cola.

 

LASER LIGHT SHOW AT SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN RESORT

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20

Come watch a spectacular Laser Lights Show at Schweitzer! Set to music from over the decades, lasers are projected over the Schweitzer Village and out onto Jimmie’s Run.

 

TRIVIA AT MICKDUFFS PUB

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21

MickDuff’s, 312 N. First Ave., hosts Trivia Night from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Prizes and bragging rights to the winning team — arrive early as tables fill up fast! 208-255-4351.

 

CONCERT AT THE HIVE: REBELUTION

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22

Making their Hive debut, Rebelution will be bringing some California reggae to Sandpoint, ID. So grab your board, your skis, wax up, get down, have a brew or two and catch some Rebelution at The Hive. We just cannot wait! For more info and tickets, visit LiveFromTheHive.com.

 

KPND SKI PARTY @ TRINITY AT CITY BEACH

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22

Trinity at City Beach, 58 Bridge St., hosts the KPND Ski and Board Party starting at 5:30 p.m. Enjoy great prizes, food and drink specials, and lots of fun! 208-255-7558

 

LIVE MUSIC AT PEND D’OREILLE WINERY

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24

More information to come.

 

LIVE MUSIC AT TRINITY AT CITY BEACH

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24

More information to come.

 

WEIRD WONDERFUL WINTER BEERFEST PUB CRAWL

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25

2-6pm. More information to come.

 

LIP SYNCH COMPETITION

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25

More information to come.

 

 

 

EICHARDT’S K9 KEG PULL

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26

One of Sandpoint’s most endearing and popular events, the Eichardt’s annual K-9 Keg Pull is held at the Granary location to combine with Evans Brothers Coffee’s Neighborhood Coffee Tasting and Family Faire, making for one big event not to be missed! The Keg Pull starts at 10 a.m., with dogs of all sizes racing down a snow-packed course pulling anywhere from full-size kegs to beer cans amidst a pandemonium of cheering from the crowd. $5 entry fee goes to the Panhandle Animal Shelter. A free Neighborhood Coffee Tasting takes place at Evans Brothers Coffee from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., with hot chocolate for the kids and live music. Plus, Evans Brothers Coffee is partnering with Waldorf School in sponsoring a Family Faire with felt soap making, face painting, candle making and other crafts and activities. A great time for the entire family, dogs included!

 
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