October Event List for Spokane & Coeur d’Alene 2016

By September 28, 2016Events
Local October Event List

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What: Experience Silverwood this October in a whole new way during Scarywood! They have 5 haunted attractions, 7 scare zones, and most of Silverwoods Signature rides to ride in the dark.

Ticket Prices: Thursdays – $26, Fridays – $33, Saturdays – $40

When: September 30th – October 29th

Time: Thursdays: 6:30 PM -11 PM

Fridays & Saturdays: 7 PM – 1 AM

Where: Silverwood Theme Park –  27843 North Highway 95, Athol, ID 83801

Washington State Chinese Lantern Festival

What: Attend this 6 week celebration of Chinese culture with performances, food, activities, and displays. Come for an afternoon with the family or get a festival pass to come back as often as you want!

Ticket Prices: Adults: $15, Children (under 16) $10, Family Pass: $40, Admit One Festival Pass: $60

When: September 16th – October 30th

Where: Riverfront Park, Spokane WA 


What: Its a season long Festival at a Farm in Meridian Idaho. Full of fun attractions for all ages! From Corn Mazes and pumpkin patches to hay rides and farm pond fishing there is something for everyone at the Farmstead festival!

Tickets: $8.75 Mon- Thurs, $11.75 Fri-Sat, Season Pass $40.00

When: September 23rd – October 29th

Times: Monday – Thursday 4 PM- 9 PM, Friday 4 PM – 11 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 11 PM

Where: The Farmstead – 1020 S. Rackham Way Meridian, ID 83642

Colville Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

What: Its a 12 acre corn maze! Complete with a pumpkin patch and produce for sale you can stop by for a fun night for the whole family.

Price: 4 & Under – Free, 5 to 12 – $5, 13 & up – $7

When: Now – October 29th

Times: Mon-Thurs 4 pm – dark, Friday 4 PM – 7:30 PM, Weekends 11 AM – 7:30 PM

Where: 73 Oakshott Road, Colville WA 99114

4th Annual Spokane Zombie Crawl

What: 4th Annual Zombie Pub Crawl which includes getting to dress like zombies and getting to try lots of themed drinks, along with costume contests, activities, and events at each location! Sign up on their website!

When: October 1st @ 5 PM to 2 AM

Where: Spokane WA

The Spokane Renaissance Fair

What: Its exactly what you are thinking. Live sword fighting, jousting, dancing, music, vendors & turkey legs! Pets are welcome and its full of Vendors & Entertainers! Go back in time for a while at the Renaissance Fair!

Prices: Seniors/Children $7, Adult $12, Family Day Pass $30

When: October 1st & 2nd

Time: 10 AM – 5 PM

Where: Lazy K. Ranch – 5906 E. Woolard Rd. Colbert, WA 99005

Harvest Fest 2016

What: Its the 3rd Annual “Hoedown in Hillyard” street fair. There will be a Kidfest both days along with craft beverages, food, and a pie eating contest! Fun for the whole family!

Tickets: Admission is 100% Free!

When: October 1st & 2nd

Time: 11 AM – 4 PM (both days)

Where: 5102 N Market Street Spokane WA


What: Daanen Family 23rd Annual Octoberfest! German food & beer, with music and activities for the kids! First beer is free with a purchase of a collector’s mug.

Tickets: Admission is Free!

When: October 1 @ 12 PM

Where: 8049 N Wayne Dr, Hayden, Idaho 83853

Penny Carnival

What: Annual Penny Carnival, fun for the whole family! All activities are just a penny and include tons of games, contests, and activities.

When: October 1st @ 12 PM – 4 PM

Where: Lake City Church: 6000 N Ramsey Rd, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83815

Spokane Chiefs vs. Tri-City Americans

What: Spokane Chiefs home opener! Bud Light Opening Night! Spokane won 6-4 last year during the home opener in front of over 8000 fans, don’t miss the action this year!

When: October 1st

Time: 7:05 PM

Where: Spokane Arena – 720 W Mallon Ave, Spokane, Washington 99201

Nightmare on 4th St

What: Post Falls Lions Club Haunted House. Its known to be pretty frighting, so its not recommended for children 12 & under.

Tickets: $7.00 Or $5.00 with a can of food.

When: October 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 25-31

Times: Sun-Thurs 7 PM-10 PM, Friday & Saturday 7 PM to 11 PM

Where: 4th and Post in Post Falls, Idaho

Cruisers End of Season Party

What: A weekend long party starting on Thursday, October 6th, with live music. Continues Friday for more music and a chance to win $1000 cash and prizes. Then on to Saturday for an all day party including the Sun Drag Races followed by Rock-N-Rumble III Live MMA Cage fights w/ more music!

When: October 6-9th

Where: Cruisers Bar & Grill @ 6105 W Seltice Way, State Line Village, Idaho 83854


What: Always on the first Friday on October, Terrain is an annual, one- night only event that showcases the young and emerging artists in the Spokane area. From painting, poetry, interactive art and to film, there is a little bit of everything to come look at and experience.

When: October 7th @ 5 PM

Where: Terrain @ 304 W Pacific Ave, Spokane, Washington 99201

North Idaho Harvest Festival

What: Its a two day family event with vendors from around the area! Complete with locally made food, local brews, music and tons of entertainment for the kids. Part of the proceeds will be donated to the Coeur d’Alene food bank in preparation for Thanksgiving.

When: October 7th – 8th @ 10:30 AM

Where: Kootenai County Fairgrounds @ 4056 N Government Way, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83815

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Lucky Fall Festival

What: 2nd annual Lucky Fall Festival. Complete with a farmers market, vintage goods, pony rides, pumpkins, food, home decor, pie and children’s activities! You don’t want to miss this! 

When: October 8th @ 10 AM – 4 PM

Where: Lucky Vintage and Pretty Things @ 1930 S Inland Empire Way, Spokane, Washington 99224

North Idaho Cider Chili Cook-off

What: Its a fundraiser for Kootenai Humane Society. It starts with a fundraising dog walk that begins @ 10 AM at the Humane Society with registration and ends at the chili cook off that starts @ 11 AM! To register, email info@northidahocider.com

When: October 8th @ 10 AM – 7 PM

Where: North Idaho Cider @ 11100 N Airport ROad, Bays 5&6, Hayden, Idaho 83835

Beyond Pink

What: The night starts with complimentary wine and a silent auction with hors d oeurvres. The signature designer bra fashion show will start at 7 PM, each bra presented is part of a themed package to be auctioned off one by one as the night continues. 100% of proceeds go towards funding women who cannot afford thermography.

Tickets: $50.00 (Buy Now)

When: October 14th @ 5pm

Where: Spokane Convention Center


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Hayden Lake Marathon

What: Marathon, 1/2 marathon, 1/4 marathon around the Hayden Lake through hilly, challenging forest lined roads. Come race in the beautiful terrain! Ticket prices go up the night before the race.

Prices: Marathon : $85.00, 1/2 Marathon: $80.00, 1/4 Marathon $30.00

When: October 15th @ Marathon: 7:30 AM, 1/2 Marathon: 8:30 AM, 1/4 Marathon 9:00 AM

Where: Hayden Lake’s Honeysuckle Beach


What: CDA Resort’s 10th Annual GolfToberFest. Shotgun Start. A golf tournament where you can sample unique harvest seasonal micro-beers throughout the course with complimentary Bavarian style brawts, sausages, and hotdogs. Check out their website for pricing.

When: October 15th @ 11 AM

Where: Coeur d’Alene Resort 

Best of the City

What: Best of the City 2016, Oscar-Esque awards for the best of Spokane voted by the readers of Spokane Coeur d’Alene Living magazine. Complete with an “after” party in Downtown Spokane.

When: October 21 @ 6PM

Where: 522 W Riverside Ave, Spokane, WA

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Halloween Tire Screams

What: Tire Scream in addition to vendors, prizes, live music, beer gardens, and a new burn out competition!

When: October 22 @ 10 AM – 10 PM

Where: Greyhound Park & Event Center @ 5100 W Riverbend Ave, Post Falls, Idaho 83854

4th Annual Spokane Craft Beer and Cookie Fest

What: Breweries pair their brews with Girl Scout cookies to help raise funds and awareness girl scouting scholarships, camperships, and leadership programs! This is a 21 & older event. Come eat some delicious cookies and support your local breweries!

When: October 22nd @ 4 PM – 7 PM

Where: Girl Scouts Program Center @ 1404 North Ash Street, Spokane, WA 99201

Autumn Chili Cook Off

What: Show off your cooking skills at the Autumn Chili Cook Off where all proceeds go towards the Post Falls Food Bank! 

Price: $5

When: October 22nd @ 12 PM – 2 PM

Where: Garden Plaza, 545 N. Garden Plaza Court, Post Falls


What: Its a pet fest! Open to all crowd-friendly pets ages 4 months + current on vaccinations. People are free to enter! Includes costume contests, giveaways, raffles, photo booth & more!

Tickets: $10 per pet

When: October 22nd @ 1 PM – 4 PM

Where: SpokAnimal Event Center 715 N Crestline St, Spokane, WA

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HOWL-o-ween Party

What: Halloween party! Costume contest for child, adult, owner/pet! Winners receive $50.00 Lone Wolf Gift Card. Chili Feed begins at noon. In store trick-or-treating, Halloween games, and events!

When: October 29th @ 12 PM

Where: Lone Wolf Harley-Davidson @ 19011 E Cataldo Ave, Spokane Valley, WA

Trunk Or Treat

What: Let your pup in on the Halloween action at the Spokane Humane Society’s Trunk or Treat event! Bring your family and load your trunk full of goodies for people and your pups! Then trick or treat from car to car. Includes costume contest, bobbing for tennis balls, music & fun! Register by emailing jcarroll@spokanehumanesociety.org

When: October 29th 3 PM-5 PM

Where: Spokane Humane Society @ 6607 N Havana St, Spokane, WA

Monster Dash

What: 5 K & Kids Fun Run complete with prizes for the best costumes along with random prize drawing for all race participants!

When: Sunday, October 30th, Registration starts @ 8:30 AM

Where: Manito Park @ 1702 S Grand Blvd, Spokane, WA

Trunk or Treat

What: Fun & safe place for children to trick or treat, includes free candy, bouncy castles, popcorn, hot chocolate & photo booths for the family! 

When: October 31st @ 5:30 PM – 7PM

Where: ONE* 15601 E 24th Ave, Spokane Valley, WA

Halloween Trick or Treat Event

What: Free Event hosted by Candlelight Christian Fellowship. Family fun activities such as obstacle course, face painting, and more! Complete with indoor trick or treating to the mall tenants.

When: October 31st @ 5 PM – 8 PM

Where: Silver Lake Mall, @ 200 W Hanley Ave, Coeur d’Alene, ID

Trick or Treat the Downtown

What: Annual Trick or Treating in downtown Coeur d’Alene. Participating stores are open for a local and safe trick or treating experience! Details were not expressed yet so keep an eye out for them on their Facebook page & website!

When: October 31st

Where: Downtown Coeur d’Alene