Stanley, Idaho Special Events

Special Events in Stanley:

2017 Sawtooth Relay

DATE: June 10, 2017

TIME: Bewtwwen midnight and 9:00 am

LOCATION: Stanley to Ketchum

The 2017 Sawtooth Relay kicks off at Pioneer Park on June 10th; runners will start anywhere between midnight and nine am. Teams, varying from four to six racers, run from Pioneer Park in Stanley to Atkinson Park in Ketchum, roughly 61.9 miles. Entertainment and awards will be held at the end of the event.

Sawtooth Relay raises donations to help support research and finding a cure for polycycistic kidney disease. Join in on encouraging the racers and raising awareness towards a good cause.

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2017 Gold Rush US Orienteering Championships

DATE: June 24 - 25, 2017

TIME: Saturday, June 24, 10:00 am - 11:30 am, Sunday, June 25, 9:00 am - 10:30 am

LOCATION: Trap Creek and Dutch Lake area

Looking for a good old fashioned adventure? Join City of Trees Orienting Club’s Championships and navigate your way through remote locations with only a map and a compass. Starting June 24 at 10 am – 11:30 am and June 25 at 9 am – 10:30 am, individuals will venture into the unknown finding their way to different points on the map. All experience levels are welcome to join as the trails are varied from beginner to pro. To register or for more information, visit the link below.

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Stanley Fourth of July Celebration

DATE: July 4, 2017

TIME: When you get in town

Stanley may be a small town but it does not skimp on celebrations. On July 4th the town will explode with excitement. Explore fishing, camping, boating, swimming, and all the outdoor fun your heart desires throughout the day. In the evening, about 5:30, watch as a parade trumps through town and a street dance at 6 pm on Ace of Diamonds. At night sit down, relax, and enjoy the firework show. Join the celebration!

Contact & Details

TEL: (208)774-3411


Mountain Mamas’ Arts and Crafts Fair

DATE: July 15 - 16, 2017

TIME: Saturday, July 15th 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Sunday, July 16th 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

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

July 15th and 16th marks the 41st annual Arts and Crafts Fair which features paintings, wood work, metal work, and so much more from artists and craftsman.  Event hours are 10 am to 6 pm on the 15th and 9 am to 4 pm on the 16th. Many options for food and beverage will be present and will entice your taste buds the entire weekend. Live music will be playing so feel free to grab your boots and dance away.

Contact & Details

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


Sawtooth Valley Gathering

DATE: July 28 - 29, 2017

TIME: July 28th, 1:00 pm - July 29th, 11:59 pm

LOCATION: Pioneer Park, Stanley, ID

20+ bands will be jamming out at the 3rd annual Sawtooth Valley Gathering on July 28th starting 1 pm and ending the 29th at 11:59 pm. The event will take place at Pioneer Park located at the top of the hill in Stanley. Bring your tent, RV, or just some friends and enjoy live music, dancing, and a great atmosphere. Ticketing information is on the website listed below.

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Awesome Solar Eclipses from Ancient Time Until Tomorrow

DATE: August 20, 2017

TIME: 3:00pm

LOCATION: Community Building

Woody Sullivan, Professor of Astronomy at the University of Washington will present a free lecture “Awesome Solar Eclipses from Ancient Time Until Tomorrow“, on August 20, 2017, from 3:00pm to 4:00pm, in the Community Building, Hwy 21, Stanley.  This lecture is open to the public.

Contact & Details

TEL: (434) 244-6841


Sawtooth Salmon Festival

DATE: August 25 - 26, 2017

TIME: Friday, August 25th 5:00 pm - Saturday, August 26th 9:00 pm

The salmon are returning and it is time to celebrate. Satooth Salmon Festival Friday, August 25th and Saturday the 26th. Live music, food, and vendors will be awaiting your arrival. Festivities start at 5 pm on the 25th and continue until 9 pm on the 26th in the Stanley Museum. There will also be a guest speaker loaded with great information about the salmon and their migration.

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Stanley-Sawtooth Cowboy Gathering

DATE: September 1 - 3, 2017

Are you thirsty for some good old fashioned western fun? Want to know what a day in the life of a cowboy is like? Come join in on the 6th annual Stanley-Sawtooth Cowboy Gathering fun on September 1st through the 3rd. Cowboys will tell share their wild stories and share their poetry about what it is like to be in the wild west. Live music will be playing and dancing is encouraged.



Contact & Details

TEL: Julie Hughes -208-774-2021


S.V.R.F.D. Fireman’s Ball

DATE: September 23, 2017

More details to come.