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Winter Lights

January 26 - February 4

An illuminated outdoor art experience for all ages will take place every evening starting January 26 through February 4. Locals & visitors are invited to downtown Coeur d’Alene to journey through an immersive wonderland of large-scale, light-based artworks, interactive displays and colorfully lit sculptures. The outdoor event is free for patrons to stroll through and celebrate the Northwest winter season as downtown glows from featured works of art from local, national, and international artists. 

FREE FOR ALL SPECTATORS

Light Trail Map!

Hours:
January 26 – February 4, 2024
Friday & Saturday 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday – Thursday 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

*FREE TO ATTEND

Illuminate Launch Event:
Saturday, January 27, 2024
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Winter Lights

Installations 

Stroll through an illuminated outdoor art experience for all ages starting January 26 through February 4. Locals & visitors are invited to downtown Coeur d’Alene to journey through an immersive wonderland of large-scale, light-based artworks, interactive displays, and colorfully lit sculptures. The outdoor event is free for patrons to stroll through and celebrate the Northwest winter season as downtown glows from featured works of art from local, national, and international artists.

From Calgary, Canada, B!G ART installations are built for one purpose – to make more public art. They design, build, and promote interactive, and immersive, works of wonder so they can inspire the next. From fire-shooting portals to code-talking cubes from another dimension, they live for interactive and immersive art installations. Learn more about this artist HERE.

The Doors

The Tunnel

The Beacon

LOCAL LIGHTS

The Coeur d’Alene Downtown Association in partnership with the Coeur d’Alene Arts & Culture Alliance is presenting local artists to work in window displays of Downtown Coeur d’Alene businesses. Selected artists will have a special opportunity to transform downtown area business windows into an enchanting celebration of Winter Lights and help spread cheer in the chilliest season of the year. Here are your 2024 local artists!

2024 Local Art Installations

Flying Pig by Sarah Windisch @ Earthly Beauty Bar

Arctic Winter Scape by Tabitha Wellsandt @ Magpie

UV Coral Reef by Christina Villagomez @ Migliore Olive Oil

Coeur d'Alene Resort

Experience luxury and enchantment with room packages at The Coeur d'Alene Resort, where every stay is a celebration. Indulge in the breathtaking views of Lake Coeur d'Alene and enjoy world-class amenities, all while anticipating an unforgettable evening of lights, music, and magic. This package includes overnight accommodations on January 27th and two tickets to the Exclusive Illuminate Launch Event (21+) in The Resort Convention Center.

BOOK HERE

Glow-in-the-Dark Tips & Toes Special


The Coeur d'Alene Resort Spa is offering a limited-time "Glow-in-the-Dark Tips & Toes" Special - available January 26th through February 4th (2024). This unique spa service features a Gel Manicure with glow-in-the-dark gel nail polish; treat your hands and feet to a seasonal transformation featuring rich Stone Crop Body Oil and a soothing massage that will leave you feeling both refreshed and perfectly polished. 2 Hour Service: Monday-Thursday $100 (reg price $120), Friday-Sunday $110 (reg price $130). Upgrade to Glow-in-the-Dark Gel Polish for $10 extra (manicures only). Find out more: cdaresortspa.com

Winter Lights Workshop

Gizmo is hosting a one-night workshop on January 31 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm on DIY light displays. Learn how to integrate light effects into creative projects by covering basic electrical and safety knowledge, and reviewing different technology and hardware options for artistically displaying and controlling lights.

For ages 16+
The workshop is free for members and $5 for the general public
For more information on the workshop, click HERE.

Family Ceramic Lantern Workshop

On January 30 from 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm, we are inviting families to make their own ceramic lanterns under the instruction of local pottery, Erik Rogers. Erik will walk families through how to make a small three-dimensional lantern, perfect for tea candles! Families will have time during the workshop to make one lantern per person and decorate it with underglaze. Finished lanterns will then be fired, clear glazed, and ready to pick up within 2 - 3 weeks.

This workshop is good for all ages.
Tickets are $55 per person.
For more information. or to purchase a ticket, click HERE.

Coeur d'Alene On Ice

CDA On Ice has extended its season to February 4 for the Winter Lights Festival. Because CDA On Ice loves their locals and all visitors, they are offering $12.00 skate sessions for adults and $8.00 for children, Monday through Thursday.

On Saturday, January 27, Inovia Foundation is hosting a free skate night located at the CDA On Ice rink!

For more information, click HERE!

Magpie

Magpie is introducing their 1980s throwback jelly purses for the Winter Lights Festival! Perfectly themed, they are USA-made and match your jelly shoes perfectly!

Mountain Madness Soap Co.

Mountain Madness Soaps is offering 20% off all candles and their new Fresh Snow Collection! Head to Mountain Madness for the perfect candles for this snowy season! You can also enjoy their "Electric Lights on Ice" installation!

Modern Roots

During Winter Lights, with every purchase made at Modern Roots, you can be entered into a raffle!

Marmalade

Marmalade is hosting select markdowns throughout their store! When you head to Marmalade on Fridays and Saturdays during the Winter Lights Festival, you can also enjoy Illuminated cocktails and mocktails!

COFFEE

Coeur d'Alene Coffee Company

Snowball Hot Coco
Winter Lights Cider
Glowing latte
Icy Redbull

Be entered to win a gift card and a coffee mug!

Woops! Bakeshop

Frostbite Fizz
Icy Redbull
Downtown Dazzler

ADULT BEVERAGES

The Goat Lounge

Winter Blossom: Vodka Hibiscus Tea

The Moose

Coconut Splash: Pineapple and Cranberry Coconut Rum Cocktail

Beacon

Huckleberry Mule: Huckleberry Vodka and Ginge Beer

Sweet Lou's 

Peanut Butter Alexander: Dark Cacoa and Screwball

Collective Kitchen 

Pistachio Pudding: Blue Curacao and Irish Creme Cocktail

Honey Eatery and Social Club 

Rumple Snuggler: Peppermint and Irish Creme Hot Chocolate

Seasons 

Snow Bird: Gin and Lavender Sour

Crickets

The Water Lily: Cucumber and Watermelon Soda

NON-ALCOHOLIC

Inland Kava Bar

Fairy Dust: Kava based beverage

SWEET TREATS

Bear Paw Cookies 

Illuminate Bear Cookie

Raspberry Hot Cocoa

PRESENTING SPONSOR

TOURISM SPONSOR

TUNNEL SPONSOR

THE DOORS SPONSOR

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Details

Start:
January 26
End:
February 4
Event Category:

Organizer

Coeur d’Alene Downtown Association
Phone
208-667-5986
Email
info@cdadowntown.com
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Other

start date
2024-01-26

Venue

Coeur d’Alene Downtown Assoc.
105 N. 1st St
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814 United States
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Phone
2086675986