Celebrate Parks Day in Coeur d'Alene | Community Spirit
This weekend is perfect for being outside, and what better way to spend it than at the newest park in Coeur d'Alene?
Saturday, July 12th marks the 7th annual Parks Day celebration with all-day festivities at McEuen Park and the adjacent Tubbs Hill.
From 9 am to 10 pm, take advantage of free food, activities and entertainment.
The event begins with a free pancake breakfast at 9am cooked by the Panhandle Kiwanis. At 9:15 a.m., there will be a dedication of the Dog Park by the Kootenai County Dog Park Association. There will be many fun dog related activities and information booths to go along with it including free photos with your dog from 29k Productions.
Kids Day in the Park activities will be from 10am-4pm. The North Idaho Association for Education of Young Children (NIAEYC) and the Coeur d’Alene Childcare Commission hosts this part of the event which features many booths with free activities for kids. Mudgy the Moose and Smokey the Bear will also be there. A free bounce house will be available from Jump N 2 Fun during Kids Day events. Coeur d’Alene Kiwanis will provide a free hot dog lunch at noon.
All day entertainment includes the Sorensen Jugglers, The Angela Marie Project, Carli Osika, KOSH, Jazz Northwest, Coeurly Q’s Square Dancing, the Youth Marimba Band and the Rhythm Dawgs.
There will also be a hamburger dinner at 5 p.m. cooked up by the Lion’s Club International. There will be many on-going activities during the day including basketball, tennis and pickleball, educational booths and much more! Stop by the parks booth for a chance to win prizes including a CDA Parasail ride, a Brooks Seaplane ride, Texas Roadhouse giftcards and more!
Parks Day is brought to you courtesy of the Coeur d’Alene Parks Department and the Panhandle Parks Foundation. Sponsors include Avista, CDA Downtown Association, Contractor’s Northwest, Waste Management, Greenstone Homes, Bernadro-Wills Architects, Kootenai Electric Co-op, J.U.B. Engineers, Miller-Stauffer Architects, and the Hallock family.
For more information about this amazing event and a schedule of events, click here or call the Parks Department at 208-769-2252.