Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel Commits to Idaho Central Spokane Valley Performing Arts Center


Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel Commits to Idaho Central Spokane Valley Performing Arts Center

Purchases Naming Rights to Lobby in Perpetuity; Action Underscores Belief in Value of Arts for Youth


(Worley, Idaho; October 28, 2022) – Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel today announces that it has secured the naming rights in the Main Lobby of the Idaho Central Spokane Valley Performing Arts Center (ICSVPAC).


“The Coeur d’ Tribe and Coeur d’ Casino Resort Hotel look forward to a fruitful partnership that embraces economic development in our region and inspires our youth in the beauty of the performing arts,” said Laura Penney, CEO, Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel.


Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel is North Idaho’s premier destination for relaxation, gaming, and recreation. In addition to an exceptional hotel with picturesque views of the surrounding Palouse hillsides, the resort boasts an array of dining options, acclaimed golf course (ranked the No. 1 public course in Idaho by Golfweek), 15,000-square-foot spa, nearly 1,200 video gaming machines, live entertainment, and much more.


The award-winning resort also features a robust Cultural Tourism Program, enabling guests and visitors to explore Native American foods, activities, experiential history, and the land that the Tribe has called home for thousands of years. ICSVPAC will add its professional productions to the Cultural Tours lineup, starting with its grand opening in 2024.


“ICSVPAC is thrilled that the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel has shown the vision and foresight to invest in the regional community in this way,” said Yvonne A.K. Johnson, ICSVPAC Executive Artistic Director. “We look forward to showcasing their hospitality in our grand front lobby, through which all our patrons will pass. The ICSVPAC will be an economic and cultural legacy gift to our region for generations to come.”


ICSVPAC will sit on five acres in the new Mirabeau Point Place neighborhood along the Spokane River.


About Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel

Since 1993, the Coeur d’Alene Tribe has operated the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel, located where sky greets Mt. Tch’mutpkwe, source of the St. Joe River, 25 miles from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The casino resort is among the largest employers in North Idaho employing between 850-1,100 depending on the season and contributing more than $33.3 million to education in the region since it opened. Additionally, millions more have gone in support of a wide range of public projects, emergency relief, charities and programs in the Pacific Northwest. Named Tribal Destination of the Year in 2019 by AIANTA and winning the silver Distinguished Dozen award from Courier in 2019 and 2020, the property features 300 rooms and suites, seven distinct food and beverage venues and entertainment including live music and comedy as well as hands-on tours and experiences through the casino’s Cultural Tourism Program. Three million-dollar winners have found their luck on 100,000 square feet of gaming space offering nearly 1,200 video gaming machines and high stakes bingo. Additional amenities include a 15,000 square foot spa voted 1st for “Resort Spas that deliver the Ahh Factor” by (2012), 40,000 square feet of meeting space, indoor and outdoor wedding locations and Circling Raven Golf Club, an 18-hole, par 72 course acclaimed as a “Top 100” course by every major golf publication in the U.S. The Gene Bates designed course is home to the Circling Raven Championship, an Epson Tour “Road to the LPGA” event, held annually in August. LIKE Coeur d’Alene Casino on Facebook and Instagram or follow us on Twitter. For more information about Coeur d’Alene Casino, visit


About the Idaho Central Spokane Valley Performing Arts Center

Spokane Valley Summer Theatre is building its own facility with year- round professional performing arts programming and theatre education with the formation of the Idaho Central Spokane Valley Performing Arts Center not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization.



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