THE WEEKEND OF JULY 15 AND 16, 2017, marks the third annual
Northwest Winefest held at Schweitzer Village Lawn. Held 11am to 6pm
Saturday and 11am to 5pm Sunday, admission is free to this family friendly
event. Those in attendance will enjoy two days filled with live music, superb
wines, delicious food and fun activities.
Throughout the event, guests will enjoy the sounds of five great live musical
acts. The music lineup for Saturday features Kevin Dorin (11am to 1pm),
Brown Salmon Truck (1:30 to 3:30pm) and Scarlet Parke (4 to 6pm). The
Sunday schedule includes The Hawthorne Roots (11am to 2pm) and Adrian
Xavier (2:30 to 5pm).
To quench your thirst over this sure to be beautiful, warm and sunny
weekend, 20 regional wineries will have 80 wines on hand for tasting
(2-ounce pours) for those 21 and older 11am to 6pm Saturday and 11am to
5pm Sunday at Wine Alley. Tickets for the wine tasting can be purchased at
the sales tent for $25 and include a stemless souvenir wine tasting glass with
six tasting tickets. Additional tasting tickets will be available for $3 each.
After tasting, you’ll have the opportunity to vote on your favorite white and
red wines, and as there are bound to be wines you’ll want to savor after the
event is over, bottles will be available for purchase to take home.
You’re sure to get hungry while up on the mountain. The Barbecue Tent will
feature a tasty menu prepared by Schweitzer’s in-house chefs. Nothing beats
a juicy burger paired with crispy chips and a cold brew on a hot summer’s
Activities abound for kids—and adults—and include the Monkey Motion™
air jumper, zip line, arts and crafts vendors, hiking, biking, chairlift rides,
climbing wall, disc golf and more! Get the most out of the fun by purchasing
the Ultimate Fun Pass for unlimited excitement! Cost is just $35.
Save the date and head to Schweitzer for this summer weekend of family fun.
Schweitzer Mountain Resort is located at 10000 Schweitzer Mountain Road
in Sandpoint. For more information about the event, call 208.263.9555 or