There is always something special going on in Sandpoint!
Schweitzer Northern Lights Celebration - Family-friendly events include Torchlight Parade and fireworks show.
USASA Races - Schweitzer hosts two-day United States of America Snowboard Association competition which includes alpine and slopestyle events for both snowboarders and skiers.
Sandpoint Winter Carnival - Annual celebration includes family-friendly winter events including Ski Joring at the fairgrounds, K-9 Keg Pull, Rail Jam and more.
The Follies - Angels over Sandpoint host charitable fundraiser in the Panida, featuring zany acts. The show is not for the easily offended.
K & K Fishing Derby - The end of April to early May, Lake Pend O'reille Idaho Club hosts an annual spring fishing contest. Huge Lake Trout to catch for big prize money; prizes for young and old. Last year's winner was a 35.5" Macinaw Lake Trout weighing 18 lbs!
Lost In The 50's - One of the largest classic car events in North Idaho, kicks off with a parade Friday night, and car viewings on Saturday & Sunday. A dance at the Fairgrounds & more!
Art Walk - hosted by Pend O'reille Art Council (POAC) A revolving art display at different shops downtown from June to September.
Battle of the Bulls - Annual bull riding and barrel racing contest at the Bonner County Fairgrounds.
Summer Sampler - Taste fine cuisine from area restaurants, plus enjoy cook-offs and live music.
Fourth of July Celebration - Sandpoint Lions Club sponsors parades downtown in the morning; stage performances and a raffle follow at City Beach in the afternoon, plus a fireworks show at dusk.
Classic Boat Festival - Classic wooden boats, water-themed activities, contests and more along Sand Creek.
The Festival At Sandpoint – Sit on the lawn at Memorial Field with a cool beverage and enjoy internationally renowned musicians such as Cake, Indigo Girls, Roseanne Cash, The Spokane Symphony, Steve Miller Band just to name a few.
Wings Over Sandpoint Fly-In – Regional pilots fly into Sandpoint Airport and hold a breakfast and aircraft display.
Arts & Crafts Fair – A juried art exhibit at Sandpoint City Beach, with artists’ booths, kids' activities and more.
Bonner County Fair, Rodeo, and Demolition Derby – Rodeo fun for everyone, followed by a week at the Bonner County 4-H fair, ending the following weekend with a smash-m-up car demolition derby.
Idaho Draft Horse and Mule International – The Northwest's largest draft horse and mule expo at the Bonner County Fairgrounds.
Harvest Party – Pend d'Oreille Winery's event with family-friendly activities, food sampling, wine tasting and live music.
Pend O’reille Cup – Annual soccer tournament held at Travers Park and soccer fields with teams from Canada, WA, MT and ID.
Scenic Half – A half marathon, plus 10k and 5k fun runs.
WaCanId Ride – A 340-mile/550-kilometer bicycle loop touring Washington, Idaho and Canada called the WaCanId Ride.
Oktoberfest – Downtown celebration with live music and food
K & K Thanksgiving Fishing Derby – Big $$ prizes for winners.
Holidays in Sandpoint – Tree lighting ceremony and caroling opens the holiday season in Sandpoint.