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February 14, 2020 - February 23, 2020 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Sandpoint Idaho's Winter Carnival 2020

FEBRUARY 14-23, 2020

EVENTS AT THE SANDPOINT WINTER CARNIVAL
The official Schedule of Events is up & we will have lots of fun for the whole family all over Sandpoint and Schweitzer! Plan on being here for this annual event!

Lodging sells out fast so  book your room now!  


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14

PARADE OF LIGHTS SPONSORED BY TING

Our official kick off to Winter Carnival is the Parade of Lights in downtown Sandpoint!  We’re lighting up the winter night with Love and Light, zany floats, marching groups, dancers and more! Sponsored by Ting, the Parade starts at 5:30 p.m. at City Parking Lot (see Route Map below), with an Awards Ceremony immediately following parade.

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! In celebration of the parade falling on Valentine’s Day, this years theme will be:  Love and Light!  There is no fee to participate in the Parade of Lights, but you must register by Feb. 7th to take part – please download our  2020 Registration Form , fill it out and save and email it to  info@sandpointchamber.com . ***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  info@sandpointchamber.com .  Awards will be given to parade favorites immediately following the parade.

* View Parade Route Here *

PARADE AFTER PARTY

Join the  Pend d’Oreille WineryHendricks ArchitectureTing , and the  Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce  for the Parade of Lights After party! There will be fire pits, s’mores, hot chocolate, and more. Additional details to come.

VALENTINE’S DAY SLEIGH RIDE, DINNER, AND CONCERT

Join  Western Pleasure Guest Ranch  for their annual Valentine’s Day Sleigh Ride, Dinner and Concert evening at the ranch. Sleigh rides can be scheduled at 5:00 or 6:00 and dinner will be served at 6:30. Maria Larson will be singing romantic Jazz classics throughout dinner. Dinner this evening will be Apricot Jalapeno Salmon, Blue Cheese Stuffed Tenderloin, Scalloped Potatoes, Roasted Veggies, and Senegalese Salad. Dessert will be Creme Brulee, Raspberry Tarte, and Cheesecake. Sleigh rides this evening are group sleigh rides. Cost for this event is $75 for adults and $65 for children ages 6-12. A no-host bar will be available for you to purchase beer and wine. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (208) 263-9066.

WINE AND CHEESE PAIRING AT PEND D’OREILLE WINERY

Carefully selected artisan cheeses paired with 2 glasses of L’Oeuvre (Love) wine. Offered from 11:00 am-8:00 pm.  Stop in before or after the Parade of Lights!   powine.com

DESSERT THEATRE- LOVE LETTERS

The Panida Playhouse Players present dessert theatre- LOVE LETTERS by A. R. Gurney, on the Little Theatre stage Feb 13, 14, 15th at 7 p.m. and Feb 16th at 3 pm.  More info:   panida.org

LIVE MUSIC AT THE 219 LOUNGE

Live Music from 9pm to Midnight with The Rub starting at 9:00 PM.   219.bar

STARLIGHT RACE SERIES AT SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN

RACES, PARTIES, PRIZES, MUSIC, BEER…What more could you ask for?
This year’s theme is “The Great GatSKI!” Roaring 20s on skis and snowboards!  REGISTER HERE
Register by January 31 – $40 per person / $200 per team.
Register after January 31 – $50 per person / $250 per team.

LIVE MUSIC AT IDAHO POUR AUTHORITY

Live Music with Mike and Shanna Thompson 5-7pm.  203 Cedar Street, Sandpoint.  www.idahopourauthority.com


SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15

LIVE MUSIC AT IDAHO POUR AUTHORITY

Live Music with Tracy Schornick 5-7pm, 203 Cedar Street, Sandpoint.  www.idahopourauthority.com

LIVE MUSIC AT SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN RESORT

3pm-6pm apres live music with Miah Kohal in Taps!
6pm-9pm The Electric Cole Show at Chimney Rock!
7pm – 10pm enjoy The Rub in Taps!

FAMILY FUN DAY & WINTER GAMES AT THE GRANARY

Join Evans Brothers Coffee and Matchwood Brewing for a Family Fun Day from 10am to 8pm!  This will include music, a magic show, hot chocolate bar, beer and coffee tasting, drink specials, snowman competition (weather permitting), and other fun activities!  524 Church Street, Sandpoint

VALENTINE’S DAY SLEIGH RIDE, DINNER, AND CONCERT

Join  Western Pleasure Guest Ranch  for their annual Valentine’s Day Sleigh Ride, Dinner and Concert evening at the ranch. Sleigh rides can be scheduled at 5:00 or 6:00 and dinner will be served at 6:30. Maria Larson will be singing romantic Jazz classics throughout dinner. Dinner this evening will be Apricot Jalapeno Salmon, Blue Cheese Stuffed Tenderloin, Scalloped Potatoes, Roasted Veggies, and Senegalese Salad. Dessert will be Creme Brulee, Raspberry Tarte, and Cheesecake. Sleigh rides this evening are group sleigh rides. Cost for this event is $75 for adults and $65 for children ages 6-12. A no-host bar will be available for you to purchase beer and wine. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (208) 263-9066.

DESSERT THEATRE- LOVE LETTERS

The Panida Playhouse Players present dessert theatre- LOVE LETTERS by A. R. Gurney, on the Little Theatre stage Feb 13, 14, 15th at 7 p.m. and Feb 16th at 3 pm.  More info:   panida.org

LIVE MUSIC AT 219 LOUNGE

Live Music from 9pm to Midnight with Devon Wade.   219.bar

WINE TASTING EVENT AT THE LONGSHOT

Join  The Longshot   in Sandpoint for a Wine Conversation and Tasting Event from 5pm-8pm.  Wine expert and distributor, Ryan McReynolds will be hosting the event with Longshot owner Brandon Brock. The tasting will be $10.  102 S Boyer Avenue, Sandpoint.


SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16

COCA COLA “LET IT GLOW!” NIGHT PARADE AND FIREWORKS

Schweitzer and Coca Cola are celebrating Sandpoint’s Winter Carnival with the Coca Cola “Let it Glow!” kids parade and fireworks show. We’re handing out free LED battery powered “torches” to all the kids who pre-registered and then leading the whole group down Ridge Run for a nighttime LED parade, followed by the Coca Cola Fireworks Show! It’s going to be super fun! 6-8pm.    www.schweitzer.com

NICE TURNS FREE TRIAL RUN AT SCHWEITZER

Been skiing for years and feel stuck in a rut? Check out a free sample of our Nice Turns Clinic on Sunday, February 16!!Attend one of our FREE trial runs and have an opportunity to meet the coaches, determine your level, and potentially find your own Nice Turns group and coach! Discover what this program could do for you! No registration is needed just meet at the Nice Turns Trial Run tent in the village anytime from 1 – 3pm.

LIVE MUSIC AT SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN

3pm – 6pm enjoy Right Front Burner in Taps!  

DESSERT THEATRE- LOVE LETTERS

The Panida Playhouse Players present dessert theatre- LOVE LETTERS by A. R. Gurney, on the Little Theatre stage Feb 13, 14, 15th at 7 p.m. and Feb 16th at 3 pm.  More info:   panida.org


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17

NICE TURNS FREE TRIAL RUN AT SCHWEITZER

Been skiing for years and feel stuck in a rut? Check out a free sample of our Nice Turns Clinic on Monday, February 17! Attend one of our FREE trial runs and have an opportunity to meet the coaches, determine your level, and potentially find your own Nice Turns group and coach! Discover what this program could do for you! No registration is needed just meet at the Nice Turns Trial Run tent in the village anytime from 9am – 11am on Monday, February 17.  For more details, contact the Schweitzer Snowsports School at 208.255.3070.

SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN TUBING! 

Sessions at 12:00, 1:30 & 3:00pm. Purchase online in advance as sessions often sell out.   schweitzer.com

LIVE MUSIC AT EICHARDT’S

Monday Blues Jam at 7pm.  Host Truck Mills invites local and visiting musicians to join him on the Eichardt’s stage. Come down and play or watch and enjoy micro brew from one of their 13 taps.  212 Cedar Street, Sandpoint   www.eichardtspub.com


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18

KARAOKE AT 219 LOUNGE

Karaoke with DJ Webrix from 9:00PM-Midnight.   219.bar


WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19

WINTERFEST WHISKEY WEDNESDAY

Join A & Ps Bar & Grill on Feb 19th from 5-9pm for Winterfest Whiskey Wednesday.  Whiskey specials benefiting the Panida Theater.

WIND DOWN WEDNESDAY

Join the 219 Lounge for Wind Down Wednesday featuring live music with Truck Mills & Guest.  6-9 PM.   219.bar

KPND SKI & BOARD PARTY AT 219 LOUNGE

Join KPND and Wallace Brewing for their Ski & Board Party at the 219 Lounge from 5-8 pm!  Chances to win concert tickets, passes to Triple Play Family Fun Park, an overnight stay at Hill’s Resort and lots of gift certificates for local restaurants and retail outlets.  You can also win free passes for area local area ski resorts and sign up for our end-of-season prizes at every party. 219 First Avenue in Sandpoint.   www.kpndradio.com .

BOOK SIGNING AT LAUGHING DOG BREWING

Join Laughing Dog Brewing for a brew, book signing and reading event with Charles Vaught, wildland firefighter and author of State Of Fire from 6-8 PM.  805 Schweitzer Plaza Dr, Ponderay.   www.laughingdogbrewing.com

LIVE MUSIC AT EICHARDT’S

Live music with Queen Bonobo, starting at 8pm.  212 Cedar Street, Sandpoint.   www.eichardtspub.com


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20

SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN TUBING

An extra day of Tubing at Schweitzer Mountain! Sessions at 12, 1:30 & 3pm. Purchase online in advance as sessions often sell out.   schweitzer.com

GIRLS PINT OUT AT IPA

Girls Pint Out featuring beer and chocolate pairing at Idaho Pour Authority.  All women welcome. 5-7 pm  203 Cedar Street, Sandpoint.   www.idahopourauthority.com

OPEN TAP NIGHT AT EICHARDT’S

Open Tap Night Thursday 2/20 at 8pm .  Come down and enjoy some good beer and company! 212 Cedar Street, Sandpoint.   www.eichardtspub.com


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21

NORTHERN STARS RISING

Northern Stars Rising is Pend Oreille Arts Council’s showcase performance that exists to further the ability of local performers to pursue their careers. Performers audition and then compete for prizes and professional development opportunities. The line-up of featured performers will be available in early February at  ArtinSandpoint.org .
Date(s): Friday, February 21, 2020
Time: 7:00pm
Doors: 6:00pm for reception, seating opens at 6:30pm
Venue: Heartwood Center
Address: 615 Oak St. Sandpoint, ID 83864
Ticket Prices: $15 Adults, $10 18 & under
# Tickets Available: 150
Ticket Outlets: POAC office, ArtinSandpoint.org, Eve’s Leaves, Winter Ridge, Eichardt’s
Sponsors: Equinox Foundation, Sandpoint Reader, Innovia Foundation, Idaho Commission on the Arts, Edward Jones- David Reseska, KPND
Web Link:  http://artinsandpoint.org/buy-tickets-2/

LIVE MUSIC AT THE 219 LOUNGE

Join the 219 Lounge for Live Music with the Miah Kohal Band, 9PM-Midnight.   219.bar

STARLIGHT RACE SERIES AT SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN RESORT

RACES, PARTIES, PRIZES, MUSIC, BEER…What more could you ask for?
This year’s theme is “The Great GatSKI!” Roaring 20s on skis and snowboards!

REGISTER HERE
Register by January 31 – $40 per person / $200 per team.
Register after January 31 – $50 per person / $250 per team.

LIVE MUSIC AT IDAHO POUR AUTHORITY

Live Music with Harold’s IGA 5-7pm. 203 Cedar Street, Sandpoint.   www.idahopourauthority.com

LIVE MUSIC AT EICHARDT’S

Live Music with Michael Wagoner and Utah John starting at 8pm.   212 Cedar Street, Sandpoint.   www.eichardtspub.com


SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22

WEIRD & WONDERFUL PUB CRAWL

Located in downtown Sandpoint.  Details coming soon!

SNOW FORT BONFIRE

Join Utara Brewing Company and Greasy Fingers Bikes n’ Repairs for a Snow Fort Bonfire!  Come enjoy your favorite Utara beverages around a cozy snow-fort fire courtesy of Brian and Dave’s shovels and creativity.  Dusk to 9 PM.  214 Pine Street, Sandpoint.

NATIONAL MARGARITA DAY CELEBRATION AT THE PANIDA THEATER

Join the Panida Theater and Jalapeno’s Mexican Restaurant in celebrating National Margarita Day!  Doors open at 5pm in the Panida Little Theater with Margarita’s from Jalapenos.
5:30 pm showing of the film: Agave: The Spirit of a Nation – the making of tequila.
8:00 pm Roger Fisher in Concert at 8 pm in the Main theater.
Serving BARRACUDA Margaritas in honor of Roger Fisher of Heart. 
More information at:  panida.org

LIVE MUSIC AT THE 219 LOUNGE

Join the 219 Lounge for live music with Mudslide Charlie, 9PM-Midnight.   219.bar

LIVE MUSIC AT SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN

Join Schweitzer Mountain Resort for apres live music from 3pm – 6pm with Perfect Mess in Taps!   schweitzer.com

LIVE MUSIC AT IDAHO POUR AUTHORITY

Weird and Wonderful Pub Crawl 2-6pm.  Live music with Dustin Drennen 5-7pm.  203 Cedar Street, Sandpoint.   www.idahopourauthority.com

LIVE MUSIC AT EICHARDT’S

Live Music with Fat Lady starting at 8pm. 212 Cedar Street, Sandpoint.   www.eichardtspub.com


SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23

EICHARDT’S K9 KEG PULL

One of Sandpoint’s most endearing and popular events, the Eichardt’s annual K-9 Keg Pull.  The event will be on CEDAR STREET, between 2nd and 3rd Avenue.  Pre Registration at 10:15 AM, races from 11 AM – 1 PM.   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 great time for the entire family, dogs included!  Awards to follow.

GET THE GIRLS OUT AT SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN

GET THE GIRLS OUT PRESENTED BY SHE JUMPS! 8:00AM-5:00PM
It’s the 5th anniversary of Get the Girls Out at Schweitzer Mountain Resort!

Once again they’ll be donning leis, shaking grass skirt tutus, and bringing the spirit of the luau to the mountain. There will be activities for all ages & abilities including crowning a ‘Queen of the Greens,’ hunting for the elusive Golden Girafficorn, runs down the NASTAR course, an over-the-top raffle, and so much more. Come and join in celebrating the joy of gliding on snow, the warmth of each other’s company, and the enormous power of sisterhood. Aloha!

SheJumps welcomes all women and girls (transgender and cisgender) as well as non-binary people who identify with the women’s community.

Each registrant will receive one raffle ticket. Additional 5 tickets can be purchased for $20. And an ‘arms length’ for $40 which will INCLUDE a t-shirt!

For more information visit  www.shejumps.org .

FEES: $10
Your participation helps SheJumps fund low-cost educational and social events for women and for providing free youth programs including Wild Skills, a day camp for girls ages 5-14. Register at Eventbrite!

LEVEL: All ability levels welcome

AGES: All!

Fundraiser Proceeds:
Proceeds from the event will go to SheJumps.org to help to fun low-cost educational and social events for women and providing free youth programs including Wild Skills, a day camp for girls ages 5-14. SheJumps.org is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to increase the participation of girls and women in outdoor activities.
 

HAVE FUN AT WINTER CARNIVAL!! 

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