The best way to watch the lighting ceremony — from the lake

The Holiday Lighting Ceremony downtown Coeur d’Alene is one the most magical times of the year. Taking place the Friday after Thanksgiving, the ceremony kicks off the winter season. The entire Resort and floating boardwalk is lit up with hundreds of thousands of holiday lights, depicting different scenes: dragon, an underwater castle, and, of course, Santa Clause and all his reindeer!

The lighting ceremony kicks off with a firework show and music before the annual lights are turned on.

The best way to see this magical sight is from one of Coeur d’Alene Cruises’ vessels, floating on the water under the stars! What better way to take in the full scene and fireworks show, and stay toasty warm with a cup of hot coco! The event is fun for the whole family.

Tickets are limited each year, so purchase yours today. Contact our team for any questions.

It’s the little things: Five things that set Coeur d’Alene Cruises apart

It’s common knowledge that the details can make — or break — any event. For those looking to host a stunning wedding, memorable meetings or any kind of event that will get people excited, everything has to be perfect, and it’s the little things that set a boring event apart from a spectacular one.

We’ve explained in the past why Coeur d’Alene Cruise hosts the best gatherings.  Our fleet is powerful, and can set the mood for any occasion. But our ships can also amp up the experience with five special touches

  1. Catering
    The culinary team at Lake Coeur d’Alene Cruises can create anything our clients can dream up, from cakes to custom cuisines.  Our cuisine director can suggest some excellent options, or you can work with our five-star chef can create a one-of-a-kind menu for your occasion.
  2. Fireworks
    Whether your celebrating a special event or looking for a grand finale, fireworks reflected in the waters of beautiful Lake Coeur d’Alene is sure to be an ending your guests will talk about for years to come.
  3. Decorations
    From music to flowers and a plethora of professional designs, you can create the ideal setting.
  4. Photography
    Let renowned Quicksilver Studios (Link to Quicksilver’s page) capture your event with its award-winning style, capturing the once-in-a-lifetime event.
  5. Transportation
    From a nine-passenger limousine to a horse drawn carriage, you can arrive in style for your event, and end the evening in fairytale style. 

For more information, or to book your special event, contact our team today.