July 2022 Event Calendar

Curious what’s going on in your neck of the woods? Check out this calendar of events throughout the state!

The following was published in the Idaho Magazine.

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Posted on May 1, 2022 by Les Tanner

By Les Tanner

Double-checking with event coordinators about the following locations, dates, and times is recommended.

Northern Idaho

1-3             Bayview Daze: Bayview

2-3             Fourth of July Festival: Coeur d’Alene Convention & Visitor Bureau, Coeur d’Alene

2-4             West Wallace Flea Market: 9 AM – 5 PM, Wallace

2-30           Long Camp Farmer’s Market: SATURDAYS. Kamiah

3                 Wallace Statehood Day Parade:
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM, Wallace

3                 Fishing Trailer: Idaho Dept. Of Fish & Game provides all the equipment, bait and instruction to help new anglers get into the sport. 9:30 AM – 1 PM. Winchester Lake, Winchester

3-4             Grangeville Border Days: Grangeville

5-26           Family Art Nights: TUESDAYS. Come to the Jacklin Arts & Cultural Center for Tuesday art nights in July! Bring the whole family. We supply all the materials. 5:30 PM – 7 PM

           405 N William St. Post Falls

7                 Well~Read Evening Book Club: 6 PM – 7:30 PM, The Well Read Moose, Coeur d’Alene

7-9             Silver Valley Jeep Jamboree: WallaceMullanBurke

7-28           Kooskia Farmer’s Market: THURSDAYS. Kooskia

8-9             Wallace Blues Festival: Wallace

8-9             Lapwai Days: Lapwai

9                 Kiwanis Club 2nd Annual Poker Run & Bike Show: Kamiah

9                 Tensed Days Gun Show: 10 AM – 4 PM, Tensed Community Church, Tensed

9                 Clearwater Valley Aero Club “Kamiah Fly-In”: Kamiah

9-10           Stites Days: Stites

10              Jacey’s Race: A timed 5K running race and 1K fun run/walk. The purpose is to benefit local children (and their families) with cancer or severe illness.  Other festivities include face-painting, balloons, snow-cones, silent auction, a dunk-tank, water-slide, dance and gymnastics demonstrations and expo booths from local vendors.  8:30 AM – 9:15 AM, Sandpoint High School, Sandpoint

14-16         Rendezvous In The Park: East City Park, Moscow

15              Rathdrum Days: Lakeland Senior High School, Rathdrum

16-17         Annual Clearwater to Elk City Wagon Road Days, Clearwater

22              Vintage Market Days: 10 AM – 5 PM, Kootenai County Fairgrounds, Coeur d’Alene

24              Cordelia Summer Music Series, July Concert:
2 PM – 3 PM, Cordelia Lutheran Church, Genesee

27-30         “The Music Man”: A presentation by the Troy Community Theatre. 8 PM, City Park, Troy

30              Crazy Days: Downtown merchants offer big deals in annual sidewalk sale, Sandpoint

Southwestern Idaho

2                 Geico Motorfest: 9 AM – 5 PM, Meridian Speedway, Meridian

2                 Schick-Ostolasa Farmstead: The Farmstead serves as an agricultural history learning
center for the Dry Creek Valley through
exhibits and site tours. 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM, 5006 W. Farm Court, Boise

2-3             Fourth of July Festival: Watch the American Hero’s Parade on Sherman Avenue, and enjoy music, food, a pie-eating contest and children’s activities in City Park and a fireworks display over Lake Coeur d’Alene. Coeur d’Alene

4                 Fun on the Fourth: Noon –  3 PM, Indian Creek Plaza, Caldwell

4                 Demolition Derby: The Homedale Lions Club’s annual 4th of July Demolition Derby takes place at the Owyhee County fairgrounds in Homedale. Fireworks after the derby and a live band will be performing. Homedale

4                 4th of July Music Festival: Enjoy FREE live music in the Brundage base! Spread out on our grassy alpine amphitheater or grab a spot on the plaza on Smoky’s deck to enjoy three festive and fun bands. 10:30 AM – 5 PM, Brundage Mountain Resort Idaho Ski Resort, McCall

4                 Meridian City Independence Day: Spend Independence Day with the family at the Fourth of July Parade and other activities.
4 PM – 11 PM, Storey Park, Meridian

4                 Fireworks Show: The best firework show
on Lake Cascade! Viewable from anywhere
on resort, but best viewed from the
waterfront cabana and marina. This is a
free, family friendly event for all to enjoy.
8:30 PM – 11:30 PM. Tamarack Resort, Tamarack

5-26           Tuesdays at The Terrace: TUESDAYS. A new Summer Concert Series. Take in the view of Payette Lake while enjoying these FREE concerts.  6 PM – 8 PM Ponderosa Center- The Ludwig Terrace, across from Legacy Park,  McCall

5                 Kilroy Coffee Klatch: FREE to any and all veterans! The general public is welcome, but admission rates do apply. 10 AM – Noon, Warhawk Air Museum, Nampa

6                 Alive After 5: Free summer concert series, “The Suffers”, 5 PM – 8 PM, The Grove Plaza, Boise

6                 Meridian Fairytale Faire Camp: 10 AM – Noon, Treasure Valley Children’s Theater,
440 W Pennwood St #100, Meridian

9                 Museum Work Day: 8 AM. Volunteers welcome; Lunchtime Seminar (bring your own lunch): Paul Castrovillo. “Updates on some of my favorite Idaho butterflies”.  The O.J.Smith Museum of Natural History, Boone Hall, The College of Idaho, Caldwell

10              Annual 4J Butterfly Count: Boise

14-16         The Summer Music Festival at Roseberry: Historic Roseberry Townsite, Roseberry Rd., McCall

14-16         Vintage Market Days® of South Idaho Summer 2022: Expo Idaho, Garden City

16              Weiser Truck and Tractor Pull: 7 PM – 9 PM MDT, Rodeo Grounds, Weiser

16-17         Kids Triathalon: 508 Davis Ave., Nampa

20              Alive After 5: Free summer concert series, “Deep Sea Diver”, 5 PM – 8 PM, The Grove Plaza, Boise

23-24         Snake River Stampede: Ford Idaho Center, Nampa

29-31         San Inazio Festival: Basque Museum and Cultural Center, 611 W Grove St., Boise

Southern Idaho

1-4             Junior Livestock Show: Twin Falls County Fairgrounds, Filer

2                 Pepsi Fantastic Fireworks Show:  Mods, Street Stocks, Mini Stocks, Bombers, Hornets, Stingers.  Adults- $18 Senior (62 and over)- $15 Children 6/12 – $9 Children 5 & Under Free; Military Always FREE; 5 PM, Magic Valley Speedway, Twin Falls

3-4             4th of July Street Dance: 36 E Idaho Ave., Glenns Ferry

3-4             Sagebrush Days: Buhl

9                 8th Annual Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Motorcycle Ride and BBQ:  Registration is free and  begins at 8 AM in the Twin Falls City Park. Kick-stands up at 10 AM. Twin Falls

9-10           2022 Shoshone Arts in the Park, Shoshone

16              Fishing Trailer: Idaho Dept. Of Fish & Game provides all the equipment, bait and instruction to help new anglers get into the sport. Burley

Central Idaho

2-5             Days of the Old West: Enjoy the celebration of a classic American parade on Main Street. Visit the Blue Cow Antique Fair, and three days of Sawtooth Rangers Rodeo;, ending with a big fireworks show.  Hailey

6                 Fishing Trailer: Idaho Dept. Of Fish & Game provides all the equipment, bait and instruction to help new anglers get into the sport. Bellevue

7-28           Music in Town Square: THURSDAYS.
5 PM – 7 PM, Town Square, Ketchum

7-10           Rally in the Pines: Challis

8-10           Ketchum Arts Festival: Ketchum

9                 Fishing Trailer: Idaho Dept. Of Fish & Game provides all the equipment, bait and instruction to help new anglers get into the sport. Island Park

22-23         Island Park Festival: Island Park

Eastern Idaho

6/30-7/5   Lava 4th of July 2022: Thursday, June 30 through Tuesday, July 5. Portneuf Bend Campground, Lava Hot Springs

1                 Sippin’ Safari, a Family affair:  Come join us to enjoy music, food, and beautiful wildlife.  Cost: Zoo admission fee.  5:30 PM – 8:30 PM, Idaho Falls Zoo, 2940 Carnival Way, Idaho Falls

1-2             Renaissance Fair: Music, knights tournament, shows, games, rides, demonstrations, family friendly games, vendors, beverages, kings feast, food, and more. 11 AM – 9 PM both days. Rigby

2-3             Hometown 4th of July Celebration: Malad

4                 4th of July Parade: 9:30 AM – Noon,  Pocatello

4                 Independence Day Parade:  9 AM, 65 River Pkwy, Idaho Falls

4                 Lava Independence Day Fireworks:
8 PM – 10 PM, Lava Hot Springs

6                 Revive @ 5 Summer Concert Series: Free event. 5 PM – 8 PM, Historic Downtown Pocatello

8-11           Northwest Chapters Tour: Eagle Rock Indian Motorcycle, Idaho Falls        

Northern Idaho

2                 Family Art Night:. Come to the Jacklin Arts & Cultural Center and bring the whole family. Cost: $8.00.  We supply all the materials.
5:30 PM – 7 PM, 405 N William St.,  Post Falls

5                 54th Annual Art on the Green: 11 AM – 9:30 PM, North Idaho College,  Garden Ave, Coeur d’Alene

5-7             Street Fair: Downtown Coeur d’Alene

5-7             Pierce 1860 Days: Pierce

6                 Long Camp Saturday Farmer’s Market: Kamiah

6                 Art On the Green Festival: 10 AM – 10 PM, North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene

6                 Moscow Farmers Market:  8 AM – 1 PM, Moscow

7                 St. Gertrude Historical Museum Raspberry Festival: Cottonwood

7                 Spokane Symphony: 2 PM – 7:30 PM, Festival at Sandpoint, Sandpoint

Southwestern Idaho

2,9             Preschool Storytime Online with Ms. Barbra:
9:30 AM – 10:15 AM, Meridian Library District, 1326 W Cherry Ln., Meridian

3                 Alive After 5—Joshy Soul: 5 PM – 8 PM, The Grove Plaza, Boise

4                 Field Trip–Intro to Insects for Birders: $15 (Group limit:20). 3 PM, Kathryn Albertson Park, Boise

4-7             Yellow Pine Music & Harmonica Festival: A family-friendly, harmonica-focused festival held outdoors in the Idaho backwoods.  Yellow Pine

10-13         Payette County Fair: Payette County Fairgrounds, New Plymouth

Southern Idaho

1-6             Minidoka County Fair & Rodeo: Minidoka County Fairgrounds, Rupert

Eastern Idaho

1                 Fishing Trailer: Idaho Dept. Of Fish & Game provides all the equipment, bait and instruction to help new anglers get into the sport.
5 PM – 8 PM, Becker Pond, Ryder Park Road (Ryder Park), Idaho Falls

3, 10          Revive @ 5 Summer Concert Series: 5 PM – 8 PM, Historic Downtown Pocatello, Pocatello

4-6             Idaho’s Oldest Rodeo – The War Bonnet Round Up: Sandy Downs Arena, Idaho Falls

6                 Oldies Rod & Custom Car Show:  9 AM – 3 PM, 200 S Main St, Pocatello

11-14         Idaho Mountain Festival 2022: Castle Rocks State Park, 748 E Castle Rock Rd., Almo