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Elf On The Shelf

November 24, 2023 @ 10:00 am - December 17, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

Did you hear the great news? Santa is sending a team of “Scout Elves” to Downtown Coeur d’Alene! Presented by STCU, the Coeur d’Alene Scout Elves will land in town to start a fun holiday scavenger hunt on Friday, November 24 and Santa has asked them to scout every Friday -Sunday through December 17. Just like all elves, these ones are sneaky and hideout in cups of hot cocoa, cozy boutique sweaters, and other silly places!  Keep your eyes peeled for one of the dozens of Coeur d’Alene Scout Elves hiding throughout the downtown corridor and you could win prizes from Santa himself!

Pick up your map … or print it at home!

Pick up your map at one of 3 Santa’s Workshop locations or print one online using the link below!

The Elves

Coeur d’Alene Scout Elves will be hiding out in businesses throughout the Downtown Corridor every Friday, Saturday, & Sunday (Nov 24 – Dec 17) during business hours.

What to do when you find an elf…

Find the elf, and get your passport stamped.  The more elves you find the better your chances of winning! Find 10+ elves and be entered into grand prize drawings, find all elves to double your entry! Drop your passport in the Magic Mailbox at one of Santa’s Workshop locations to be entered into the prize drawings!

The Prizes

Over 30 gift cards from participating businesses will be awarded each weekend plus two separate grand prizes! Grand prizes include a $300 Figpickles Shopping Spree and Seahawks Tickets!
Grand prize drawings will take place on December 18.
*Limit one prize per person throughout the promotion.

Participating Locations

All Things Irish
Bear Paw Cookies
Best Life Coeur d Alene
Emerge CDA
Garment District
Gelato by the Lake
Into the Woods

Marketplace Gifts
Migliore Olive Oil in CDA
Mix It Up Gift*
Modern Roots
Mountain Madness Soap Co.
Olive & Arrow

Revival Tea Company
Rustic CDA
Soul Tribe Collective
Sweet Lou’s
T-Blue Boutique
The Burger Dock
Vault Coffee
Woops! Bakeshop*

*Santa’s Workshop Location for Passport pickup and drop off!

Free Photos with Santa @ STCU!

 While on your festive scavenger hunt for hiding elves, live elves and the big guy in red will also be making an appearance on December 2nd! Don’t miss a chance to get a photo with Santa! Join us between 10 am-2 pm at STCU’s Downtown Coeur d’Alene Branch and get your special Santa Stamp that will enter you into a special drawing for a $100 Figpickels Gift Card!

**All components of the event are FREE to participate in.**

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November 24, 2023 @ 10:00 am
December 17, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
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Coeur d’Alene Downtown Association
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Coeur d’Alene Downtown Assoc.
105 N. 1st St
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814 United States
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