Summertime in Stanley is truly a glorious experience. Blue sky days and prolonged evenings under a Sawtooth sunset filled with art, music, culture and your best friends will elevate your state of being and make your stay beyond memorable. Stanley’s remarkable events add the flavor and color that make our town unique and are well worth checking out.

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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!

18 Jul 2020 Craft Fair 7/18/2020 - 7/19/2020

Our 44th annual Arts & Crafts Fair will take place July 18th and 19th, 2020. It is scheduled to bring 160 booths full of the creations by artists and craftsmen from throughout the Northwest to Stanley, Idaho. The fair provides a rare opportunity to be able to purchase art directly from the artists.

The Fair will take place on the grass, near the junction of Idaho's Scenic Byways 21 and 75 (just west of the Mountain Village Merc.). This particular location provides spectacular views of the Sawtooth Mountains.

Come join us for a day in the sun with a great selection of arts, crafts, good food, and country music.

Fair Hours:

Saturday, July 18th: 10am to 6pm

Sunday, July 19th: 9am to 4pm

Rules for Fairgrounds: NO DOGS, NO BICYCLES, NO SMOKING.

Special Note About Camping: There is no "camping" (tent, rv, car, truck, van, etc) in the city limits. However, there are camping spots at the Mountain Village and The Valley Creek Lodge. These will fill fast. There are also numerous camp grounds and areas of dispersed camping, which means visitors can park or camp almost anywhere as long as they are outside the city limits. Calling the Ranger Station is the best bet for finding campsites.

Fair Chairpersons:

Adrienne Stark, Chair of Vendors

Judith Graham, Chair of Facilities & Entertainment

For further information email: stanleymountainmamas@gmail.com


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