Sandpoint Idaho’s Annual Winter Carnival

Sandpoint’s 2017 Winter Carnival will be held FEBRUARY 15-26, 2017!

We’re still planning all the events for this year’s winter carnival; our complete schedule will be available here soon.

To get an idea of the fun that’s in store, check the events here from last year’s carnival.

And mark your calendar to come, join us for a true wintertime FLURRY OF FUN in beautiful Sandpoint, Idaho.

Still rockin’ our winters… after 43 years!

Every year in the dead of winter since 1973, Sandpoint, Idaho, cooks up a sure antidote to cabin fever. It’s the Sandpoint Winter Carnival, pure fun celebrating the best of the snowy season.

So many events!

Our annual Winter Carnival includes such favorite events as the K9 Keg Pull, fireworks and fun at Schweitzer, live music concerts, parties galore plus other traditional faves including the Parade of Lights and the always-delicious Dine Around Sandpoint, loaded with great dining deals from Sandpoint’s terrific restaurant community. See all events>

Read about it:

See what the media near and far have to say about Sandpoint Winter Carnival:

There’s a lot going on!

Check these pages to see info on the 2016 Winter Carnival – get all the details!

      • Events. Schweitzer fireworks, Taste of Sandpoint, Parade of Lights, and so much more.
      • Lodging. Get deals at local hotels for your stay during Winter Carnival week.
      • Sponsors. Check out who’s supporting our annual party.
      • Local Links. Navigate the virtual Sandpoint with these links to local resources.

Mark February 10-21, 2016 on your calendar now … for the Sandpoint Winter Carnival!


Take a glimpse back at fun from previous years: