Hold on to your sleds … it’s time to celebrate all things snowy and bright during the Sandpoint Winter Carnival, coming to town Feb. 14-23 with non-stop events both in town and on the mountain. First week highlights include the Parade of Lights Friday, Feb. 14, featuring zany floats through downtown, plus there’s Schweitzer’s Let It Glow! Night Parade and Fireworks, Sunday, Feb. 16.
And there’s much more coming up second week, including the Weird & Wonderful Pub Crawl on Saturday, Feb. 22, and what may be the all-time favorite carnival event, the K9 Keg Pull at Eichardt’s Pub on Sunday, Feb. 23. Check out the entire schedule on the event’s official website: SandpointWinterCarnival.com.
Let the trail less traveled lead you to the Western Pleasure Guest Ranch, located just 16 miles NE of Sandpoint. Your hosts Roley and Janice Schoonover, share their love for their family ranch along with the rich history, beauty and traditions of the area. The ranch is open year round and offers lodging in the main lodge and in private log cabins. Ranch activities include horseback riding, horse drawn sleigh rides and cross country skiing. Group rates are available for retreats, reunions and weddings.