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Long Weekend Ahead!

Plan now to celebrate Labor Day in Idaho at these fun-filled events. Wagon Days in Ketchum August 30-September 1 Since 1958, Ketchum Wagon Days has celebrated the mining heritage of the Wood River Valley with four days of rollicking Old West entertainment including a rodeo, BBQs, live entertainment, antique shows, bareback rider demonstrations, kids carnival and […]

Idaho Huckleberry Time, Farm to Fork Dinners and Foodie Events in August!

Celebrate the final month of summer sipping, dining, picking, and having fun – foodie style! Date: August 1, 2013 Time: 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm Location:  Downtown Boise  Event: First Thursday Enjoy a gallery stroll, entertainment, merchant and restaurant specials, as well as free garage parking (with merchant validation). Trolley rides are available. For more information call […]

Party-Gem State Style on July 4th

Small town parties, steaks on the barbie and Idaho libations – the perfect mix for a July 4th, Ida-Ho-Down!  Travel Idaho’s Scenic Byways and experience our welcoming small towns and opportunities for relaxation and recreation. (Cast yourself and a friend in an Ida-Ho-Down!) The Best Small Town July 4 Celebrations! Crouch:  The village of Crouch is located […]

June is Idaho Wine Month – Drink in the Fun and Celebrate!

In recognition of Idaho Wine Month, many of Idaho’s wineries, restaurants, retail stores and wine shops will be offering specials on  Idaho wine products and apparel throughout the month of June. For a detailed list of promotions, events and activities, please visit the Idaho Wine Commission’s Idaho Wine Month page. We’ve highlighted some of the Idaho’s wine […]

Celebrate American Craft Beer Week in Idaho!

For a state that is one of the country’s leading producers of hops and barley, only 31 beer-making businesses are scattered across Idaho, bringing the count close to its peak in 1888 (pre-prohibition) when there were 33 breweries across the territory.  Today, Idaho  brew masters are brewing a “boutique style” of liquid gold that is becoming […]

Be A Star and Win Prizes!

Idaho’s spring/summer marketing campaign, My ID, showcases Idaho’s beauty and abundant recreation with entertaining, interactive videos.  Go to www.visitidaho.org/my-id and put yourself, family and friends into these amusing Idaho adventure videos. –You Know You’re in Idaho If….(Fun bits about Idaho) –The Adventurers (Be a super hero on an Idaho vacation) –Agent 208 (Spy Adventure) –Are We There Yet? (Family Vacation) […]

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Idaho Wine Country

Throughout Idaho, wineries are offering special Valentine’s Day activities including tastings, chocolates and gourmet cheese. Below is a selection of the wineries open to celebrate Valentine’s Day. For more winery events, information and directions, please visit www.idahowines.org.     44th Street Wineries 107 1/2 E. 44th Street
 Garden City, Idaho 83714 Celebration on February 14th from 6:30-10pm […]

The Spirits of Idaho

Idaho spirit makers are a rare breed. They are industrious, persistent, perfectionistic — and they are few. There are only five in the state. Yet Idaho’s liquors are delightfully fresh and adventurous libations, from the zing of Bardenay gin to the silkiness of Blue Ice potato vodka. Idaho spirits are a small piece of what’s […]

Locavore’s Thanksgiving

Idaho has long been known for its local beef, lamb, pork, trout and elk…but now you can buy locally grown and processed turkey for your holiday feast. Several Idaho Preferred® members are making turkey available for area Locavores.  A+ Turkey Ranch produces organic free range turkeys on the southern slopes of the Picabo hills near […]

Bountiful Beautiful: A 300-mile Culinary Odyssey Through the Inland Northwest. Harvest Idaho, One Bite at a Time

Warren and I have always wanted to visit eastern Washington and northern Idaho. So off we went, on a 300- mile culinary odyssey through “The Inland Northwest.” Our agenda: Exploring, feasting, and wine tasting. Starting in beautiful Spokane, then driving into northern Idaho, golden wheat fields, elegant mountains, and sparkling lakes awed us.   We […]