Calendar of Events

White Bird Idaho EventsAn old-fashioned Parade, Celebration & Rodeo during White Bird Days on Father’s Day weekend in mid-June is always wildly popular. Other fun, family events range from a Sausage Feed in March, to Art Shows & Sales and more.  Check this page for contact information about our events and family festivals occurring throughout the year in White Bird, Idaho.

Community events and festivals occur frequently in White Bird, Idaho and in addition to the annual Festival & Parade in mid June, range from trap shoots, to  Easter Egg Hunts, bike rides, a Halloween youth party, the Rebekah Turkey Dinner, and Christmas programs….there’s a lot going on in this small town in north central Idaho



Annual Salmon River Art Guild open house – January 12


No scheduled events 

MARCH 2014

March Miniature Madness!
Saturday, March 1
The Salmon River Art guild is presenting a collection of miniature art pieces and all priced at less than $50 in celebration of their 50th Anniversary!
Held at Hoots Cafe from 8am to 3pm

7th Annual Joe Wilson St. Paddy’s Day Sausage Feed
Sunday, March 16

      • Time: 7:30am to Noon (Pacific)
      • Where: IOOF Hall, Downtown White Bird
      • Cost: $8 / meal for adults;  $5/ kids
      • Yummy family style breakfast, complete with locally prepared & very delicious sausage, eggs, pancakes, juice & coffee
      • It’s Fun!
      • Hosted by the White Bird Chamber, this event is a major fundraiser with proceeds shared with the local EMTs
    • See our flyer for more information….Sausage Feed Flyer Final 2014..

ATV Hamburger Ride
Sunday, March 16

A ride into Pittsburg Landing! While there is no actual starting time, hamburgers will be served from 1-2:30pm. Start this special day with a family-style breakfast at the Sausage Feed in town, then ride your ATV… or vehicle…. into Hells Canyon. It will be a beautiful day in White Bird.  Interested in joining the Pathfinders?  Call 839.2303 to learn more.

White Bird Rodeo Queen Tryouts
March 22, 2014

The White Bird Rodeo is celebrating their 25th Anniversary this year! Girls, 14-18 years of age living in Idaho, Lewis or Adams counties, are eligible for the Tryouts to be held at the White Bird Arena south of town on Hwy 95.    Call (208) 983-1726 for more information.

APRIL – 2014

  • Easter Egg Hunt  - April 19th, 11am at the White Bird School
  • Sunrise Service at the White Bird Battlefield Overlook.  Enjoy a free breakfast at 8:30am at the Pleasant View Baptist Church.  Easter Worship: 10 am
  • Gun Show!  April 26 & 27 at Hoots Cafe

MAY – 2014

Friday May 2nd and Saturday, May 3   9am – 3:30 pm (Pacific)
Local residents will have their ‘stuff’ for sale throughout the area.  The local Art Guild and some other folks will have their wares for sale on Friday only at Swiftwater RV Park.

Cinco de Mayo Dinner
Saturday, May 3    3pm to 6pm
A fundraiser event hosted by the local Rebekah Royal Gem Lodge #13.  The ladies will be preparing a fabulous Mexican fare, made from scratch, including popular Enchiladas, Burritos, Rice, Beans, plus all the ‘fix’ins’ ….and probably more! Cost for an adult: $7 and youth ages 6 to 12: $4 and for the real young’ins: $2.

High School Rodeo
May 3rd & 4th
White Bird Arena – free admission! Performances & concessions.

Old Time Fiddlers
May 2 & 3rd
Enjoy this annual event at Hoots Cafe! Go & listen, or bring your guitar, fiddle, bass, or voice, and join in. Music is played all day long on both days, and into the evening.

Stew & Soup Cook-Off
Saturday, May 10 (Mothers Day Saturday)
Cook your favorite stew or soup recipe downtown during this fun outdoor fundraising event sponsored by the Medical Relief & Fund.  Local youth will be selling flowers for Mother’s Day.

5th Annual Hells Canyon ATV Ride
May 24, 25 & 26 (Saturday, Sunday & Monday)
Three different rides on 3 different days.  $5/donation per person.  Headquarters are Killgore Adventures and RV campground space is now available at Swiftwater RV Park and Angels Nook.
ATV Ride 2014
Call 839.2255 or 839.2700

JUNE – 2014

“Just For the Hill of It” Bike Race – date to be determined
  • Hammer Creek to the Top of the White Bird Summit – 13 miles!
  • Annual Benefit for Hospice, by Syringa General Hospital

White Bird Days Parade and Celebration – Saturday, June 14
The 2014 family event is organized by the Medical Relief & Fund

  • Theme: “Hi Ho Silver Away – 25 Years of Saddles, Buckles & Spurs
  • Horse and Carriage in Kiddies ParadeParade, Games, Music, Food, and the Annual Salmon River Art Guild Art Show & Sale
  • Live music & street dance on Friday evening and Saturday night, beginning around 8pm: Street Dance with music performed by “to be determined
  • Click this link to enter the Parade: 2014 parade entry
  • Click Here (soon)for 2014 Vendor License Form

White Bird Rodeo – June 13 & 14 – 25th Year Anniversary

  • White Bird Arena (2 miles south of town off Hwy 95 on Rodeo Drive) alongside the Salmon River
  • Friday night rodeo starts at 6pm
  • Saturday afternoon rodeo starts at 4pm

ART SHOW & SALE – Saturday June 14
The Salmon River Art Guild (SRAG) is celebrating 50 years of creating art along the Salmon River (1964-2014)

Celebrate with us at our annual White Bird Days Show & Sale in downtown White Bird at the historic IOOF Hall. We will have silent auction items and beautiful artwork on display, for enjoyment and purchasing. Raffle tickets will be available for an opportunity to win the “Round Robin” painting which will be painted over the course of the day by alternating artists demonstrating the process. Admission is free!

JULY – 2014

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AUGUST – 2014

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OCTOBER – 2014

Regional Art Show & Silent Auction- Salmon River Art Guild
  • October – dates to be determined
  • Best Western Salmon Rapids Lodge, Riggins, Idaho
  • Visit the SRAG Facebook Page for more information.
Annual 6-month Cribbage Tournament
  • Begins late in the month on a Saturday, starting at 2pm
  • Silver Dollar Bar, downtown Whitebird
Halloween Youth Program

Sat. late October – 2014 date to be determined.

  • 6:00 pm at the IOOF Hall, downtown
  • Pumpkin Carving Contest
  • Youth Costume Contest for all ages
  • Tons of games and prizes
  • Free hot dogs


Rebekah’s Turkey Dinner

Sunday, November XXXX, 2014

Bingo starts at 10am

Dinner served starting at Noon, until all gone

Donation cost: $7 per person



Lighted Evening Parade

Annual Christmas Program at IOOF Hall – 2013 Date to be Determined

New Years Dance at Hoots Cafe – 2013 Date to be Determined