Summertime Events in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

coeur d alene lake in the summer

When you visit Coeur d’Alene, ID be sure to take part in the summer events that include something enjoyable for everyone. By the time summer concludes, you will have experienced amazing, spectacular activities that will create a lasting impression as long as you live.

The stunning city seats at the lake as a dazzling jewel that is always a whirl of events, shows, festivals, outdoor fun, concerts and many more activities throughout summer. Events include iron man, art on the green, and Car d'Alene among other lovely summer events planned for this year...

Cupcakes and cocktails

Starting in May, cupcakes and cocktails kick start the summer's events at the CD'A Resort plaza where the celebration of mother’s day takes place. A variety of free cupcakes and chair massages complemented by orange juice went down as well as the sale of orange juice and champagne mimosa cocktails.

Dog’ Alene took place followed by the CDA marathon, a half marathon run at an elevation of 2200 feet above sea level that includes resting on the shores of the spectacular lake Coeur d’Alene.

Beach Experience

paddle boarding on coeur d alene lakeWith the beautiful lake, guests will not be short of fun summer activities upon in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. To start with, the southern portion of the lake is one of the most beautiful experiences in the world.

This lake serves as a major tourist attraction during the summer due to the public beaches, boat launches, docks, parks, boating, picnicking, scuba diving, swimming and all water related sports.

Guests are likely to enjoy their stroll along the sandy beaches without any interruption and indulge in many water related activities including para-sailing, boating, skiing, paddle boarding, and

more. There is no limit to what visitors can enjoy on this lake.


For sight and scene lovers, the city’s most fabulous scenes are visible through the world’s longest floating boardwalk at the Coeur d’Alene resort. The city park and Tubb’s hill feature a long walking path with multiple swimming beaches that is safeguarded throughout the summer events.

Hiking and camping

cda riverVisitors who are looking for hiking and camping sites in and around Coeur d’Alene during this summer will not be disappointed. There numerous places to hike and camp on CDA Lake, along the Coeur d'Alene river, along the St. Joe river, on Hayden Lake, and more.

The North Idaho mineral club hosts the Rock and Gem at the Kootenai county fairgrounds in June. The first date broadway musical comedy bringing hilarious, witty, new pop musical shows, can be experienced here. The classic car show takes place in the mid week of June as Coeur d’Alene celebrates its 25th anniversary celebration.

Classy car owners display their collection while the last week gives athletes an opportunity to participate in the 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile cycle course and a full marathon known as Ironman.

Summer concert series

art on the green in downtown cdaThe first week of July paves way for a summer concert series followed by the Independence Day parade, singing in the rain, and garden tour. Walk around the world at the art on the green and street fair at the end of July.

August is the month of the Shrek musical, kids drawing architecture, and golden pond at the Kroc center whereby a stage reading is presented by Coeur d’Alene in the summer theater.


Finally, enjoy shopping downtown on Sherman Ave. where an immense selection of goods are sold at an affordable price. Getting a gift from here will serve as a constant reminder of the wonderful experience you had in Coeur d’Alene during the summer events.