Stanley, Idaho Special Events

Special Events in Stanley:

Stanley Fourth of July Celebration

DATE: July 4, 2016

TIME: Parade Gathering 5:00pm, Parade 5:30pm, Street Dance 6:00pm, Fireworks at dark

LOCATION: Various locations around Stanley

The Stanley Fourth of July Celebration will take place on Monday, July 4th. The gathering of parade participants will take place at 5:00pm (location to be confirmed shortly). Decorating before the gathering is recommended. The parade will begin at 5:30pm, followed by a free Street Dance, with live music, on Ace of Diamonds at 6:00pm. The annual fireworks display will begin at dark at Stanley’s Pioneer Park. For a great evening and an enjoyable end to a special day, bring your blankets, your kids, a picnic and your camera.

Contact & Details

TEL: 208-774-3411


40th Annual Arts & Crafts Fair

DATE: July 16 - 17, 2016

TIME: Saturday, July 16th, 10:00am to 6:00pm; Sunday, July 17th, 9:00am to 4:00pm

LOCATION: Highway 21, grassy area just west of Mountain Village Mercantile

Come celebrate the 40th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair, sponsored by the Mountain Mamas. This Fair brings in over 100 artists and craftsmen from throughout the Northwest to Stanley, providing a rare opportunity to purchase art and craft directly from the artist.  Join in a day of fun in the sun, with a great selection of food and country music.
E-MAIL:  Kay Davies at or Judy Graham at

Contact & Details

TEL: Kay Davies at 386-314-1805 or Judy Graham at 213-494-9297

CONTACT: Kay Davies or Judy Graham

Stanley-Sawtooth Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering

DATE: September 2 - 3, 2016

TIME: 1:00pm

LOCATION: Downtown Stanley

The Sawtooth Mountain Mamas would like to invite you to celebrate the traditions of the American West and the working cowboys through poetry, tales, and music. The Stanley-Sawtooth Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering will take place in downtown Stanley, at the base of the Sawtooth Mountains on Friday, September 2nd, 1:00pm to 6:00pm and on Saturday, September 3rd, 1:00pm to 6:00pm. All events are free – donations are requested. An event schedule will follow at a later date.

Contact & Details


Plein Air Painters of Idaho Paint-Out at Redfish Lake Lodge

DATE: September 6 - 8, 2016

LOCATION: Redfish Lake Lodge

Plein Air Painters of Idaho (PAPI) is a group of artists dedicated to the advancement of on-location painting in Idaho. Details on this event will follow later.

Contact & Details

S.V.R.F.D. Fireman’s Ball

DATE: September 24, 2016

LOCATION: Redfish Lake Lodge

The S.V.R.F.D. and Stanley Ambulance will put on their annual Fireman’s Ball at Redfish Lake Lodge on September 24, 2016. Come dance the night away and bring your checkbook for the silent auction to benefit the Sawtooth Valley men and women fire and ambulance volunteers. A shuttle to and from the event will run continuously throughout the evening, starting at 7:00pm in the Mountain Village parking lot and on Ace of Diamonds. Silent auction donations are welcome and very much appreciated – please call Amanda Matthews for more information.

Contact & Details

TEL: 208-859-7694

CONTACT: Amanda Matthews