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Sometimes, there’s nothing better than deciding to pack your bags and head out on vacation to check out local events. For anyone hoping to combine a summer getaway with visiting local Idaho events, there’s no better place to call home than Dover Bay Resort. Found on the shores of Lake Pend Oreille, our resort puts you close to all the action while providing you with a tranquil escape at the end of the day. To help you decide when to book your trip, we’ve compiled a list of some of the incredible happenings taking place over the summer.

What to Know about 7 Idaho Events and Festivals

  1. Sandpoint Renaissance Faire is a two-day gathering in June known for eclectic merchants, energetic atmosphere, and memorable entertainment. Break out your best medieval outfits and have fun taking in the sights as you walk around the Bonner County Fairgrounds.
  2. At the end of June, some of Sandpoint’s top restaurants and caterers come together for the Summer Sampler. The one-day event is a great way to sample incredible food from talented chefs.
  3. Make your way to the Sandpoint City Boardwalk to see the boats that come from all over for the Sandpoint Antique & Classic Boat Show. The two-day event includes a boat parade on Sand Creek and the boat show at Sandpoint Marina and the boardwalk.
  4. If you’re a wine lover, there’s no better time to stay at Dover Bay Resort than during the Northwest Wine Fest. Taking place at nearby Schweitzer Mountain, the annual event highlights wines from around the Pacific Northwest.
  5. One of the most anticipated events of the year is the Festival at Sandpoint. The event, which stretches from the end of July into August, brings some of the biggest names in music to the banks of Lake Pend Oreille. 
  6. The POAC Annual Arts and Crafts Fair in mid-August is a two-day event that takes over part of downtown Sandpoint. Get a head start on your holiday shopping by browsing the locally-made crafts and works of art.
  7. Say goodbye to summer with Schweitzer’s Fall Fest. The four-day gathering is known for its beer tent, live music, and endless fun. Your kids will love the soda station, where they can mix their own flavors.

Discover the Allure of Dover Bay Resort

People swimming at the pool at Dover Bay Resort between visiting local Idaho events.After a long day at one of the fantastic Idaho events listed above, there’s nothing better than returning to your home away from home at Dover Bay Resort. Our lakefront property was carefully designed to provide visitors with a magnificent natural setting and unmatched amenities.

Within all this incredible scenery are well-appointed vacation rentals in various sizes and rates. By offering everything from lakefront bungalows to spacious condos, we can accommodate everyone from solo travelers to families. No matter when you start planning your visit, be sure to check out our specials for ways to save. To learn more, call 208-263-5493 or email [email protected].

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