Annual Events

Depot Day
Dozens of vintage and collectible cars converge on Wallace for this annual event in May.

Gyro Days and Lead Creek Derby
A local tradition that dates back to Wallace's early days.

ATV Jamboree
Hundreds of ATVers come for the trail rides, road-e-o, parade and more.

Historic Wallace Blues Festival

Award-winning Blues Fest is usually in July but may be moved to September for 2021.

Huckleberry Festival and 5K Walk

Enjoy huckleberry delights, a fun run, street vendors and music. Usually held third weekend of August.

Under the Freeway Flea Market
Every Labor Day, dozens of antique dealers and other vendors set up under the freeway for this three-day event

Fall For History

A three-day October event celebrating fall colors and rich history; workshops, dinner-show, historic home tour and more.

Local Attractions

A Comfy Cottage

Nearby Places of Interest

Cataldo Mission
Idaho's oldest building, built by Coeur d'Alene Indians and a Jesuit priest, is an easy 20 minute drive from Walllace.

Hiawatha Trail
This world-famous rails-to-trails bike ride takes you 16 miles, passing through 10 mountain tunnels and over seven railroad trestles. Bring your own bikes and helmets or rent at Lookout Resort. 

Pulaski Trail
This route interprets the story of the disastrous 1910 forest fire and the miraculous survival of a Forest Fire fighting crew. 

Ski areas
Silver Mountain located at Kellogg just 10 minutes west of Wallace offers winter skiing and summer gondola rides and mountain bike trails. Lookout Pass Ski Resort, just 20 minutes east of Wallace, is the summer bike rental spot for riding the Hiawatha Trail, and in winter is a popular designation for skiing, especially with its Ski School for kids. 

Looking for something to do? A Comfy Cottage is close to great attractions, activities, and areas of interest, most within easy walking distance or a short drive. 

Activities and Attractions

Sierra Mine Tour
Take a trolley to an Idaho silver mine. Call 208 752-5151 for reservations of more information.

Barnard-Stockbridge Museum
Wallace's newest museum, featuring one of Idaho's largest historic photo collections. A research facility with options to print photos at reasonable prices. 

Walllace Mining Museum
Interprets the history of the industry that put Wallace on the map. 208 556-1592

Wallace Depot Museum
The railroad was central to the mining development of the area

Silver Streak Zipline Tours

Zip two different courses for fantastic views of mountains and the town.

Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes
This paved bike route stretches 71 miles from the Montana border through North Idaho, following the scenic Coeur d'Alene River