Located in northern Idaho, on the shore of Lake Coeur d'Alene, this picturesque downtown is defined by blue skies, streets that lead to sparkling water and pine-forested mountains wrapping the skyline. Coeur d’Alene is known as the lakeside playground of the pacific northwest for five-star amenities in a stunning natural setting. Downtown Coeur d’Alene, founded in 1888, is an entertainment and shopping destination with more than 125 retail stores, restaurants and professional businesses. The Downtown Association hosts many events throughout the year. Please shop around our website and explore our members, events and all there is to do in downtown Coeur d'Alene.