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August 2013
Explore Idaho Things To Do Places To Stay

Long Weekend Ahead!

Plan now to celebrate Labor Day in Idaho at these fun-filled events:  Wagon Days, Kamiah BBQ Days, Diamond Cup Hydroplane Races, Idaho Cutting Horse Futurity and Aged Event and Schweitzer Mountain Fall Fest.  Read more.

Make Memories at Idaho’s Drive-Ins

Do you enjoy the movies, but prefer not to spend your summer hours indoors?  Visit one of these theaters and enjoy a fun movie with the family or your sweetheart in the great outdoors from the comfort of your own car.  Idaho has 10 drive-in theaters still in operation, with most located in smaller towns that offer a charm all their own.  Order a milkshake or popcorn and let the summertime memories begin!  Read more.

My ID Summer Sweepstakes Wraps Up Soon

Idaho's My-ID summer sweepstakes runs through August, with the last prize to be awarded September 6th.  The remaining prizes are listed below so pick your favorites and enter each week!  New giveaways are announced every Friday. Enter to win on using an email address. Facebook users have a second chance entry option.  Sample prizes include overnight stays, attraction passes, event tickets and even multi-day packages in popular Idaho destinations.  Read more.

New Hotel, Hot Springs Resort and Kids Water Play Area Add to Idaho’s Offerings

Idaho is vast and diverse, overflowing with spectacular scenery and abundant recreational opportunities.  With the addition of the new LEED certified Springhill Suites by Marriott in Coeur d’Alene, The Springs Resort in Idaho City and water play area for kids at Lava Hot Springs, finding an Idaho experience that's perfect for you is easier than ever.  Read more.

Upcoming Events

Aug 2-3
Northern Rockies Music Festival

2 days jam-packed with local talent from the Wood River Valley and regional and national music scenes. Hailey

Sundays thru Sept 8
Ste. Chapelle Sunday Summer Concert Series

Rebecca Scott Band- Acoustic Light Rock, voted Boise's best 10 years in a row. Caldwell

Aug 4
Huckleberry Festival

Celebrate all things huckleberry:  food, crafts, live music and kids activities. Sandpoint

Aug 4
Raspberry Festival

Pancake breakfast, raspberry shortcake, jam and products, arts & crafts fair, live music, Kids' Carnival, chapel tours and more. Cottonwood

Aug 1-11
Festival at Sandpoint Concert Series

8 nights of eclectic music under the stars on the shores of Lake Pend Oreille. Sandpoint

Aug 2-4
Art on the Green

A celebration of art, creativity and friendship. Coeur d'Alene

Aug 10-11
Pend Oreille Arts & Craft Fair

Arts festival with vendors, live music and more at City Beach. Sandpoint

Aug 10-11
Summer Bam Jam 2013

Three on three basketball tournament. Boise

Aug 10-11
Nampa Festival of the Arts

A celebration of Nampa's culture, featuring local art, music and dance. Nampa

Aug 16-17
Wallace Huckleberry Heritage Festival

Pancake breakfast, kids activities, craft & food vendors and live music. Wallace

Aug 21-25
North Idaho Fair & Rodeo

Rodeo, motocross races, demolition derby, draft horse show, Family Fun Park, live entertainment, and more. Coeur d'Alene

Aug 24-25
Barley Brothers Traveling Beer Show

One of the West's largest craft beer festivals, celebrating the joys of craft beer and helping folks gain an appreciation for it. Meridian

Aug 24-25
Idaho Food & Wine Festival

Celebrate the best in wine and food delights while enjoying live music. Boise


Idaho Department of Commerce,
Division of Tourism Development
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0093

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C.L. “Butch” Otter, Governor
Jeffery Sayer, Director
Karen Ballard, Administrator

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