August 2023 Events 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.

Idaho magazine has been publishing stories directly from local Idahoans since 2001. These stories illustrate the roots of our state and help connect us all through the history of our communities. You can order a printed copy of Idaho Magazine here, or check them out online to learn more.

Northern Idaho | Southwestern Idaho | Southern Idaho | Central Idaho | Eastern Idaho

Northern Idaho

3-5 Yellow Pine Music & Harmonica Festival: Yellow Pine Lodge, Yellow Pine

3-31     Kooskia Farmers Market: THURS
10 AM – 2 PM, City Park, Kooskia

4-6 Pierce 1860 Days: Pierce 

4-6 North Idaho State Fair Open Horse Show: Kootenai County Fairgrounds, Coeur d’Alene

5     Elk River’s Music in the Mountains:
9 AM – 2:30 PM, Elk River

5     Downtown Street Fair: 10 AM – 8 PM,
Coeur d’Alene

5     CDA Art on The Green – Live Music on the Patio: 1 PM – 5 PM, 523 Sherman Ave,
Coeur d’Alene

5     Walk,Run,Read North Idaho: 8 AM – 11 AM, Black Bay Park, Post Falls

5-26     Long Camp Farmer’s Market: SAT.  Kamiah 

6     St. Gertrude Historical Museum Raspberry Festival: Cottonwood       

12   Moscow Mountain Music Fest: 1 PM – 9 PM, Latah County Fair, Moscow

12-13   Elk City Days: Elk City

16-19   Idaho County Fair: Cottonwood

18-19   North Idaho State Fair: Kootenai County Fairgrounds, Coeur d’Alene

18-20   Molly B’Damn Days and Car Show: Murray 

18-20   Chief Lookingglass Pow Wow: Kamiah

19-20   Huckleberry Festival 5k Walk/Run: This is a family fun event including a 5K race, Rotary Pancake Breakfast, food and craft vendors, live music, kids events, and more. Wallace

19-20   Hog Haven Car Show and Battle of the Bands :1420 S Blaine St, Moscow

20   Monster Trucks: 4 PM, Findlay Arena,
Coeur d’Alene

26   Harrison Summer Concert Series:
2 PM – 5 PM, Harrison City RV Park, Harrison

27   PRCA Rodeo: 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM, Kootenai County Fairgrounds, Coeur d’Alene

27   Summer Music Series, August Concert:
2 PM – 4 PM, Cordelia Lutheran Church, Genesee

27   Demolition Derby: 11:30 AM, Kootenai County Fairgrounds, Coeur d’Alene

Southwestern Idaho

1     Kilroy Coffee Klatch: FREE to any and all veterans! The general public is also welcome; regular admission charges will apply. Coffee and doughnuts will be served. 10 AM, Warhawk Air Museum, Nampa

1     Meridian First Tuesday: 5 PM – 8 PM, downtown Meridian

2     Roseberry Concert Series: 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM, historic Roseberry Townsite, Roseberry Rd, McCall

2     Caldwell Library End of Summer Reading Party: 11 AM – 1 PM, Indian Creek Plaza, Caldwell

5     Museum Work Day: 8 AM.  Volunteers Welcome.  Lunchtime Seminar (bring your own lunch): William H. Clark, OJSMNH and CICESE and Dr. Sara Ceccarelli, CICESE, “Museo de Artropodos de Baja California, Mexico.” O.J. Smith Museum of Natural History, The College of Idaho, Caldwell

5     Schick-Ostolasa Farmstead Tour: Get a glimpse of rural Idaho life in the 1860s through exhibits and site tours. This is an outstanding example of early homesteading in Idaho. 5006 W. Farm Court, Boise

5     Depot & Interpretive Center Open House: Noon, Depot, Caldwell

6     Benefit Idaho Dressage Show II: 9 AM – 5 PM, 3000 N Eagle Rd, Eagle

9     Alive ater Five— Hello Meridian: 3 PM – 6 PM. The Grove Plaza, Boise

12   Nampa Festival of the Arts: 10 AM – 11:15 AM, Lakeview Water Park, Nampa

12   Payette County PRCA Rodeo: 8 PM, 6507 Gulch Rd, New Plymouth

12   Don’s Supreme Auto 4th Annual Show & Shine: 9 AM – 1 PM, Westside Drive In, Boise

12   Boise Soul Food Festival: 11 AM – 8 PM, Julia Davis Park, Boise

12   Warbird Roundup 2023: 9 AM – 2 PM, Warhawk Air Museum, 201 Municipal Dr, Nampa

19   Boise Goathead Fest: 10:30 AM – 5 PM.  A pedal-powered, wonderfully weird, bona fide Boise celebration of Boise’s vibrant bicycle community!, Cecil D. Andrus Park, Boise

23   Neighborhood Concert Series: 5 PM – 9 PM, Helen B. Lowder Park, 3450 S Law Ave, Boise

23   Western Idaho Fair: Expo Idaho, Garden City

25   Street Outlaws: 3 PM – 7 PM, Firebird Raceway, Eagle

26-7     Gowen Thunder Idaho National Guard Air Show: Gowen Field, Boise

8/31-9/4 Hermit Music Festival: 1000 N McDermott Rd, Kuna

Southern Idaho

5     Minidoka County Fair Pull: 7 PM – 9 PM, Rupert

19   Jo mama’s car show: 3 PM – 10 PM,
124 S Lincoln Ave, Jerome

Central Idaho

7/14-9/8  “NEVER NOTHING” Art Exhbit: Artist: Breena Hope. “There is such a beauty in things that have been set in motion to then reflect in a work of art.” MadDog Gallery, Challis

7/30-8/24  Sun Valley Music Festival: Sun Valley Pavilion, 300 Dollar Rd, Sun Valley

10   Music in Town Square: Free concert series.
5 PM – 7 PM, Ketchum Town Square, Ketchum

10   Braun Brothers Reunion: 5 PM –  9 PM,
Challis Golf Course RV Park, Challis

15   KLIM Cow Tag: Challis

Eastern Idaho

8/31-9/5  Caribou County Fair and Rodeo: Caribou County Fairgrounds, Grace

7     Xtreme Ranch Rodeo: 2 PM, Bannock County Event Center, Pocatello

7-12     Bannock County Fair & Rodeo: Rodeos, Live Concerts, Parade, Car Show, Entertainment, Horse Pulls, Motocross, and Exhibits! The Rodeo is held on Thursday and Friday nights. The Parade is on Wednesday. Car Show is usually on Saturday. Bannock County Fairgrounds, Downey

9     Alive After 5 presents Aaron Ball Band: 11 PM, Civitan Plaza, 510 Park Ave, Idaho Falls

10   Rodeo Thursday: 5 PM, Bannock County Event Center, Pocatello

10-11   Free Shows! The Three Musketeers & Measure for…: Idaho State University, Pocatello

10-13   Idaho Mountain Festival 2023: Castle Rocks State Park, 748 E Castle Rock Rd, Almo

12   Trash Car Racing: 5 PM, Bannock County Event Center, 10588 Fairground Dr, Pocatello

12   Chubbuck Days Festival & Parade: Chubbuck

13-19   Oneida County Fair: Music, entertainers, rodeos and MORE, Malad City

14-19   Franklin County Fair: Rodeo, Demolition Derby, Car Show and Exhibits. Hypnotist, Comedian, Concerts, Horse pulls, Motor Cross, Preston

14-19   Bear Lake County Fair: Nothing can compare to a night at the County Fair!  Bear Lake County Fair Grounds, Montpelier

19-20   Gem State Classic & Championship Dressage Show: C & M Farm, 1352 Syphon Rd, Pocatello