Stanley, Idaho Special Events

Special Events in Stanley:


DATE: December 12, 2015

TIME: 10:00 am

LOCATION: Mountain Village Resort Restaurant Parking Lot

Salmon River Snowmobile Club will be sponsoring their annual toy and food drive on Saturday, December 12th at 10:00am in the Mountain Village Parking Lot, located at the intersection of Hwy 21 and Hwy 75. Please bring your unwrapped toys and non-perishable food items to donate. Pet food is also greatly appreciated. All proceeds go to Helping Hands of Custer County (208-879-4713) for distribution to families in need.

Contact & Details

TEL: Alison at 208-774-2903 or Dave at 208-774-3386

CONTACT: Alison or Dave


DATE: January 29 - 31, 2016

TIME: 5:00pm, Friday, January 29th to 12:00noon, Sunday, January 31st

LOCATION: Stanley Outdoor Ice Rink

The Boise Curling Club will be hosting the fourth annual Sawtooth Outdoor Bonspiel (the “S.O.B.”) from January 29th through January 31st. The 2016 S.O.B. will be a 16-team, three-day open bonspiel with a three game guarantee. The S.O.B. will begin at 5pm on Friday and end at noon on Sunday.

Games will take place Friday evening, Saturday morning, Saturday evening, and Sunday morning. Specific times for the games will be published once they are set. Along with curling outdoors with and fire barrels to keep curlers warm.

Spectators are welcome to come and watch the bonspiel for free. Curling games will take place Friday evening, Saturday morning, Saturday evening, and Sunday morning. There will be a free “Learn to Curl” class on Saturday for those who want to learn more about curling and play a short game (weather permitting).

Contact & Details

TEL: 208-310-1207

CONTACT: Jared Belsher


DATE: February 13, 2016

LOCATION: Mountain Village Resort

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

Contact & Details

TEL: 208-774-3609

CONTACT: Gary Cvecich


DATE: February 20 - 22, 2016

LOCATION: Multiple locations around Stanley

The 7th Annual Stanley-Sawtooth Winterfest has been scheduled for February 20th through February 22nd with events for everyone.  All events and snowmobile taxi service by Sawtooth Traxx to local events are free.

  • Friday, February 20, 2016
    Glow in the Dark Beach Party Parade
    Beach Party Kickoff – Mountain Village Resort Stanley Club
  • Saturday, February 21, 2016  
    “Winterfest 40” Fatbike 40 kilometer race
    “Howlin’ Wolf” Raft Ride
    Crowning of the Winterfest “King and Queen”
    Coors Light – Sockeye Brewing – Winterfest Music Roundup
    “Wild and Woolley” Drag Race
    Outhouse Race
    Stanley Library’s “Kid’s Cocoa and Play Area”
    Kid’s Play Lot with Ice Castle Maze and Dragon Slide
    Wine Tasting and Art
    Awards Ceremony
    Night Life Music 
    Mountain Village Resort Stanley Club
    Stanley Kasino Club
  • Sunday, February 22, 2016  
    Ski Clinic
    Stanley Library Movie and Munchies

Contact & Details

TEL: 208-774-2265

CONTACT: Jennie Stephenson


DATE: February 27 - 28, 2016


Stanley is hosting its sixth annual Sled Dog Rendezvous on Saturday, February 27th and Sunday, February 28th.  Check-in for this event begins at 5:00pm on Friday, February 26th, with a Mushers Meeting at 7:00pm at Mountain Village.  On Saturday, race information and check-in are available from7:30am 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


DATE: March 5 - 6, 2016

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 5th and Sunday, March 6th.  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

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