Upcoming events

The North Idaho Building Contractors Association provides a wide variety of membership and public events throughout the year. Our most current upcoming events are listed below. Please note that most events require an RSVP. For additional details about each event, and an opportunity to register, contact the NIBCA office.

Events Calender

General Membership Meetings

These opportunities happen 10 times a year. 2022 dates are on the Event Calendar. Your cost is $25 per person and includes your meal. These meetings include a social hour, breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and a special guest speaker. There are opportunities to be the host of the event or to have a table-top and speaking opportunity on the agenda. If you attend, you will be informed about the association’s previous and future activities. 

Home and Garden Show

Join us at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds for the NIBCA Annual Home and Garden Show

The 2023 show will be held March 3rd – 5th at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds.

The March show marks the end of winter and the start of spring with beautiful landscaping, home improvement contractors, crafts, and much more. Be prepared to be awed by a large showcase of beautiful landscape & interior designs, specialty companies, remodeling specialists, manufacturers, retail stores, and contractors. This is the perfect place to be inspired to improve your home.

Meet the experts who have the ideas and solutions you need to make your home your own both inside and out. Touch, see, and feel fully built landscape and water features by local landscapers who will be there ready to turn your backyard into a retreat. Get started on your spring projects. Be inspired and then create the home of your dreams.

Show hours

Friday – March 3rd 12-6pm

Saturday – March 4th 10-6pm

Sunday – March 5th 10-4pm

The first 300 families each day will receive a FREE flower. There are over 100 vendors to visit.  Enter to win a variety of prizes.

The admission price is $7.00 at the door, $6.00 online or If  you bring a can of food for the local food bank, the price is $5.00. Price is for age 10 and older.

Parade of Homes

The NIBCA Parade of Homes showcases new homes for 2 weekends in September. The dates for the 2022 Parade of Homes are September 17th & 18th, and the following weekend September 23rd through 25th. The event allows those in our community a unique opportunity to tour new homes, search for professional builders, and discuss your ideas with experts that can help you build your dream home. Homes are in all price ranges.

Houses are judged prior to the first weekend based on criteria such as quality workmanship, floor plan, and curb appeal. Winners are announced during the Night of Awards event the Friday before the show.

Gone Wild

This is a unique event takes place every year on the first Thursday in November. There are around 400 people in attendance and the event includes dinner, live auctions, silent auctions, raffles, dice games, card games, and more. 60+ guns will be given away to lucky attendees throughout the night.

In 2022 the event will take place at the CDA Best Western Inn on November 10th from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. The event sells out early every year! Contact the NIBCA office for more information.

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