Events at the Sandpoint Winter Carnival

2019 Schedule of Events (Details will be announced in the new year.  Stay tuned!)

Take a look below to see all the fun happenings you can expect this year … and plan on being here for the annual Sandpoint Winter Carnival!

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Friday, February 15

Parade of Lights

The Weird and Wonderful Winter 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, down Church to First, along First to Cedar, up Cedar to Fourth, and back to the City Lot (Awards Ceremony immediately following parade, near staging area). Calling all greater Sandpoint businesses, organizations and groups who want to get out there, show some local pride, have some fun and light up the night! There is no fee to participate in the Parade of Lights, but you must register by Feb. 8th to take part – please download our 2019 Registration Form, fill it out and save and email it to [email protected]. ***If you fill out the form and then download it your information will not save*** For more information, contact the Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce at 208-263-2161 or e-mail [email protected].

After-Parade Party at Pend d’Oreille Winery

Following the Parade of Lights, head over to Pend d’Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., for a Parade after party!  Free and fun!

S’mores and Firepits

Calling all c-c-c-old parade-goers! Understory Coffee, 120 Cedar St., hosts free s’mores at multiple firepits. Stop on by for a festive fun time!

“Drinking Habits” at the Panida

More information.

Live Music at the 219

219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., hosts live music from 9 pm to midnight, TBD.  Free and open to the public.  21 and older.  Non-smoking environment.  More information.


Saturday, February 16

Schweitzer Events – Activities all day

Schweitzer has a full day of fun activities planned – a snowshoe hike, kids crafts, village campfire with complimentary treats, music at Taps, and wine tasting. More information here.

5th Annual Winter Carnival Cornhole Classic Tournament

Cornhole kings and queens will be taking to the three regulation indoor brewery courts set up at MickDuffs Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., to test tossing abilities in the 5th Annual Winter Carnival Cornhole Classic Tournament! Capped at 32 teams, so sign up early by calling 208-209-6700 or show up day of between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. First toss at 1 p.m. Cost is $20/team, $10/person. Cash & prizes; ages 21+ only. Non-smoking, fun & games environment.

Sleigh Ride Dinner and Concert

Come to Western Pleasure Guest Ranch and enjoy a winter Sleigh Ride Dinner and Concert! Sleigh rides can be scheduled at 5 p.m. or 6 p.m., with dinner served at 6:30 p.m. Local artist Maria Larson will perform soft jazz favorites the whole family will enjoy. Dinner features slow-cooked prime rib and salmon. A no-host bar will be available to purchase beer and wine. Reservations required by calling 208-263-9066. Cost is $65 per person and $54 for children ages 6 to 12. Children ages 5 and under are free.

Beer Hall Live Music

TBD – Stay Tuned!

Live Music at the 219

TBD – Stay Tuned!  More information.


Sunday, February 17

“Let It Glow!” Night Parade and Fireworks!

Schweitzer Mountain celebrates over Presidents’ Weekend with the Coca Cola Let it Glow! kids parade and fireworks show, in addition to Sunday night skiing.  Also at Taps, enjoy apres music TBD. Contact the Activity Center for information and to register at 208-255-3081 or e-mail [email protected]!

Schweitzer Events – activities all day

Schweitzer has a full day of fun activities planned – a snowshoe hike, kids crafts, and a village campfire with complimentary treats. More information here.

 

 


Monday, February 18

ANNUAL 219 PARTY

The 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., hosts its annual 219 party on 2/19 starting at 2:19 pm.  There will be $2.19 drink specials all day long.  Prizes and snacks.  Ages 21 and older.  Non-smoking environment.  More information.

Schweitzer Events – activities all day

Schweitzer has a full day of fun activities planned – a snowshoe hike, kids crafts, and a village campfire with complimentary treats. More information.


Tuesday, February 19

 


Wednesday, February 20

KPND Ski Party @ Connie’s Cafe

Connie’s Cafe, 323 Cedar Street, hosts the KPND Ski and Board Party starting at 5:30 p.m. Enjoy great prizes, food and drink specials, and lots of fun!

Wind Down Wednesday at the 219

The 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., hosts Wind Down Wednesday from 4 to 10 p.m. Handcrafted cocktails, unique wines, the most craft beer taps in town and appetizers.  Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older. Non-smoking environment.  More information.


Thursday, February 21

Dine Out for a Cause

Trinity at City Beach, 58 Bridge St., hosts Dine Out for a Cause from 4:30 p.m. ’til close benefitting the Bonner Community Food Bank. All are welcome to join this great event!

 


Friday, February 22

National Margarita Day Celebration

Jalapeno’s Mexican Restaurant, 314 N. Second Ave., hosts a celebration for National Margarita Day!  Sponsored by Patron, stop by for price specials on great margaritas and some really nice prizes!

Beer Hall Live Music

MickDuff’s Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts live music from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  Free and open to the public ages 21+ only. Non-smoking, fun & games environment.

 LIVE MUSIC AT 219

219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., hosts live music (TBD). Free and open to all ages 21 and older; non-smoking environment.

Final Starlight Party

Epic final party at Schweitzer Mountain Resort’s Taps Lounge. Fun gets started at 7 p.m.


Saturday, February 23

Frozen 5K Run

As part of the Sandpoint Winter Carnival, come out and enjoy the Frozen 5K Run at 10 a.m. in Dover. $5 entry fee. Meet up at the Dover Bay Barn and join the fun! Waivers must be signed before participating.

 WEIRD AND WONDERFUL WINTER PUB CRAWL

More information coming soon.

Beer Hall Live Music

MickDuff’s Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts a fun night of live music, cheers and beers from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  Free and open to the public ages 21+ only. Non-smoking, fun & games environment.

 Panida Theater

Live performance at the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., starting at 6:30 p.m. Visit Panida.org for tickets and more information.

CONCERT AT THE HIVE

For more info and tickets, visit LiveFromTheHive.com.

 

 


Sunday, February 24

EICHARDT’S K9 KEG PULL and COFFEE TASTING

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! Registration for the Keg Pull starts at 9 a.m., and races go until noon 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. $10 donation entry fee goes to the Panhandle Animal Shelter. A 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. A great time for the entire family, dogs included!

SCHWEITZER’S “GET THE GIRL’S OUT”

Presented by “She Jumps”, a national community of women of all ages, presents Get The Girls Out. This day is to promote gals to get outside and participate in activities. The SheJumps girafficorn, half unicorn half giraffe founded by Lynsey Dyer, represents “perservering and keeping your head held high above chaos and drama”. Follow your dreams in the outdoors with a hint of magic that helps us to lighten up and play. For more information visit www.schweitzer.com.