Harvest Idaho ~ One Bite at a Time. September 2013 Foodie Events

See. Hear. Taste. Smell and Touch.  Introduce your five senses to Idaho’s foodie event scene. 

September 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, 2013
Wednesday’s & Friday’s at Noon
Paella on the Patio, Basque Market, Boise
You don’t have to wait for a special occasion to enjoy a generous portion of delicious seafood, chicken and chorizo paella with freshly baked bread. Arrive early to secure a seat and enjoy a glass of wine or a bubbly Spanish soda while watching the paella preparation, or take it to go. The paella disappears quickly so don’t be late!


September 6 – 8, 2013
Harvest Celebration! Pend Oreille Winery, Sandpoint

September 12& 19, 2013 (Thursdays, 6 – 9 pm)
Uncorked in the GardenIt’s Cooler In The Garden! Idaho Botanical Gardens, Boise  
Picnicking in the garden on a long summer evening with live music is a great Idaho tradition. Experience the best of Idaho with local music, food, beer and wine every Thursday evening, June through September. Bring your own low back chairs or blankets and your own picnic basket or enjoy selections from our vendors. Whatever your musical tastes, they have it all – blues, jazz, folk, big band swing, rock, country and more. Tickets are $7 IBG member, $10 non-member, $6 youth (ages 5-12), and children under 5 are free.

September 19-22
Sun Valley Harvest Festival, Sun Valley
Now in its fourth year, the Sun Valley Harvest Festival has become the signature food and wine event of
the region. Focused on quality and how to incorporate it into your kitchen and lifestyle, the weekend
offers attendees an opportunity to learn culinary secrets from the country’s top chefs, taste agricultural
wonders from Idaho and the Northwest, savor Idaho wines, beers and spirits, and learn from nationally
recognized food and health experts.


September 20 – 22, 2013
Sunnyslope Wine Festival, Caldwell
Featuring some of the Northwest’s finest wineries and wines, the Sunnyslope Wine trail includes Snake River Valley’s wineries in a picturesque setting. Wine, food trucks, music, prizes, and more. These wineries will be represented: Bitner Vineyards; Fujishin Family Cellars Winery;  Hat Ranch Winery; Hells Canyon and Zhoo Zhoo; Huston Vineyards;Koenig Vineyards; Sawtooth Winery; Ste Chapelle Winery; Williamson Vineyards and The Orchard House Restaurant.

Sept 20-21, 2013
Tres Bonne Cuisine Oktoberfest – Boise
Tres Bonne Cuisine host its 7th annual Oktoberfest with a two day evening celebration of German food and beer.


Sept 21, 2013
Teton Valley Oktoberfest – Victor
The Grand Teton Brewing Company throws this annual Oktoberfest as a fundraiser for the Teton Valley Foundation. Visit South Idaho has listed the unconfirmed date of this event as September 21, 2013. Victor Idaho

Sept 27 – 28, 2013
Downtown Coeur d’Alene
Fun filled weekend complete with the GranFondo biking event, live entertainment venues, German food, activities for the entire family, and the very best of the harvest brews!

September 28, 2013
“Oktoberfest” in Historic Downtown Priest River

Sept 29, 2013
Idaho Wine Run, Ste. Chapelle Winery, Caldwell
Run in Idaho wine country with your choice of a full marathon, a half marathon, a 10 k or a 5 k race. Walkers are welcome. Entrance fee includes a sampling from over 10 local wineries, live music and a free wine glass.