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Time for some Winter fun!

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.

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Media Resources

Browse facts and information about Sandpoint in our Press Kit below, provided as PDF documents.

Press Kit – Quick Facts
Looking for just some basic facts about our town or lake? Look here!

Press Kit – Lodging
Whether it’s a vacation rental, a restored cabin, or a hotel room with a lake view, there are lodging choices that are sure to please everyone!

Press Kit – History
Want to know more about how Sandpoint was settled and how it evolved into the charming lakeside community that exists today?

Press Kit – Arts and Culture
Featured in John Villani’s “The 100 Best Small Art Towns in America,” Sandpoint is home to local and nationally renowned artists and crafters; boasts many fine art galleries and a performance theater; and chronicals its history in a museum dedicated to perserving the people and stories of the area.

Press Kit – Dining and Shopping
Sandpoint boasts an eclectic collection of galleries and shops and offers dining options that include ethnic choices, fine dining options, casual outdoor dining, and waterfront patio dining so you can continue enjoying our breathtaking water and mountain views as you dine!

Press Kit – Calendar of Events
What’s there to do in Sandpoint?? How do you possibly choose?? Just a sampling of the many events that take place throughout the year.

Press Kit – Day Trips
Come stay for a day but with so much to do, you’ll want to stay oh so much longer! Ideas for things to do just a short drive from the heart of Sandpoint.

Press Kit – Getting to Sandpoint
Now that you’ve read about Sandpoint (the West’s Best Small Town according to Sunset Magazine), here’s how to get here.