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July 16, 2022 - July 17, 2022

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Northwest Winefest

Summer Wine Tasting Event

Make plans to join us this summer for our Northwest Winefest on July 16 & 17, 2022! Sample great wines from around the Pacific Northwest while enjoying summer at Schweitzer!

Make sure to book your room so you can be here all weekend! 

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The Schweitzer NW Winefest is back for the sixth year!

Come on up for two days in the Schweitzer Village. Great bands, great wine, great food and great fun! We have 5 bands lined up, 20 regional wineries with 80 wines, barbeque, arts & crafts vendors and activities for the whole family.

To participate in the wine tasting (and drinking) you’ll simply purchase your souvenir wine glass with tasting tickets in the Mountain View patio near the Clocktower. Then head to “Wine Alley” to sample whichever wines interest you. Just hand the server your ticket and they’ll pour the wine of your choice. Each ticket gets you 2 ounces of wine so you can work your way around the village sampling all the great wines. You can purchase additional tickets at the glassware sales area so you can keep sampling all weekend. Vote for your favorite white, red and rose wines, then purchase bottles of your favorites to take home!

We’ll have all our other summer activities available to keep you entertained as well. Take a ride up the Great Escape chairlift and visit the Sky House lodge at the top of the mountain! Check out the Trampoline Jumper, arts & crafts vendors, hiking, biking, chairlift rides, climbing wall, disc golf and more!


Wine Tasting:
12:00pm - 7:00pm Saturday
12:00pm - 5:00pm Sunday

Chairlift open for hiking, biking, and sightseeing 11am-5pm,  Saturday and Sunday.

Food vendor sales:
11:00am - 7:00pm Saturday
11:00am - 5:00pm Sunday 

$35 - Stemless 9oz souvenir wine glass with 6 tasting tickets (2oz each)
$40 - Stemless 15oz souvenir wine glass with 6 tasting tickets (2oz each)
$45 - Insulated Stainless wine glass with 6 tasting tickets (2oz each)
Additional tasting tickets are $3 each
* Tickets can only be used in 2022 NW Winefest glassware * 
Glassware is only available on-site durring the event.

Want to ride the chairlift during the weekend? Lift tickets are only $20 for foot traffic and $35 for mountain bikes when purchased in advance online!

Call 1-877-487-4643 or visit www.schweitzer.com for lodging reservations. 

Saturday, July 16
12:00pm - 2:00pm: Bright Moments
2:30pm - 4:30pm: Runaway Symphony
5:00pm - 7:00pm: Jason Perry Band

Sunday, July 17
12:00pm - 2:00pm: Wes Urbaniak & the Mountain Folk
2:30pm - 5:00pm: Northwest Breeze

The Schweitzer Activity Center at 208-255-3081 or activityinfo@schweitzer.com

Complimentary parking available in the Gateway & Fall Line Lots. Carpooling and Shuttling are highly recommended.
SPOT BUS will run from the Red Barn to The Village every 30 minutes from 11:00am - 7:30pm on Saturday and 11:00am - 5:30pm on Sunday. Downhill shuttles will leave from the new arrival area between the Selkirk Lodge and Humbird. Complimentary RV parking available at the Firestation near the roundabout (no services.)

Contact André Bircher — abircher@schweitzer.com