Stanley, Idaho Special Events

Special Events in Stanley:


DATE: December 13, 2014

TIME: 10:00am

LOCATION: Mountain Village Resort

The Salmon River Snowmobile Club will be sponsoring their Annual Toy & Food Drive on December 13th, in the Mountain Village Resort parking lot. Your unwrapped toys, non-perishable food items and pet food have helped many people and their pets throughout the years. Helping Hands of Custer County receives all proceeds from this drive for distribution to those in need.
A hot dog cook-out and play day follow this drive, with location to be determined by snow level and interest. Those without snowmobiles are welcome to join in the fun. For more information, see contact below.

Contact & Details

TEL: 208-774-2903 (Alison), 208-774-3386 (Dave)

CONTACT: Alison or Dave


DATE: January 23, 2015 - October 25, 2014

TIME: 5:00pm, Friday, January 23, 2015

LOCATION: Stanley Outdoor Ice Rink

Boise Curling Club will once again be hosting the Sawtooth Outdoor Bonspiel from January 23 through January 25, 2015 at the Stanley Outdoor Ice Rink. The 2015 S.O.B. will be a 16-team, 3-day open Bonspiel, with a 3-game guarantee. The S.O.B. will begin at 5:00pm, Friday, January 23rd and end at Noon, January 25th. Specific times for games will be published once they are set.
Spectators can watch the games for free all three days, as well as take a free class in “Learn to Curl” on Saturday, January 24, 2015, Noon (weather permitting).

Contact & Details

TEL: 208-310-1207

CONTACT: Jared Belsher


DATE: February 14, 2015

TIME: 6:00pm

LOCATION: BackCountry Bistro, located in the Stanley High Country Inn

The BackCountry Bistro, located inside the Stanley High Country Inn, will be hosting its fifth annual Valentine Dinner, with live music by classical guitarist Glenn Hugunin. All ladies will receive a complimentary glass of wine and a rose.  Seating is limited and reservations are required for this special evening.

Contact & Details

TEL: 208-774-7000

CONTACT: Melinda


DATE: February 20 - 22, 2015

LOCATION: Multiple locations within the City of Stanley

For information on this event, please see contact below or check back to this website at a later date.

Contact & Details

TEL: 208-774-2265

CONTACT: Jennie Stephenson


DATE: March 7 - 8, 2015

LOCATION: Park Creek Ski Area, Alturas Lake Ski Area, Community Building, Stanley, ID

The Sawtooth Ski Club is hosting their traditional cross-country ski event on Saturday, March 7th and Sunday, March 8th.  Park Creek Ski Area kicks off the festivities on Saturday, from 11:00am to 2:00pm.  Poker run participants, skiers and snowshoers follow a fun course, receive poker cards at checkpoints, and return to the beginning where the best poker hand, called at 1:30pm, wins a new pair of snowshoes.  Come enjoy the homemade chili and treats.  Saturday evening from 5:30pm to 8:30pm at the Stanley Community Building, enjoy the silent auction and more home cooking at the annual Ski Festival dinner, all the while listening to live music.  On Sunday, the final event of this fundraising weekend will take place at the Alturas Lake Ski Trail. Follow the signs from 11:00am to 3:00pm to the Soup Kitchen Social, where hot soups, breads, beverages, and homemade goodies await. Gather your friends and bring a leash for your pooch and your checkbook for this annual Sawtooth Ski Club fundraising weekend.

Contact & Details

TEL: 208-774-3487

CONTACT: David or Karen


DATE: March 14 - 15, 2015


Stanley is hosting its fifth annual Sled Dog Rendezvous on Saturday,March 14th and Sunday, March 15th. Check-in for this event begins at 5:00pm on Friday, March 13th, with a Mushers Meeting at 7:00pm at Mountain Village. On Saturday, race information and check-in are available from 7:30am at the Mountain Village Restaurant, with races starting at 8:30am. This is a two-day event, with mileage split between Saturday and Sunday (8,20,48 total Mileage/4,10,24 miles per heat/per day). Skijoring will take place over both days. Junior races will be held on Saturday only. Come gather around the bonfire and watch these exuberant dogs and trainers under the backdrop of the Sawtooth Mountains.

Contact & Details

TEL: 208-774-2286

CONTACT: City of Stanley