December 2018

Winter Scene

An old-fashioned Parade, Celebration, and hometown 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, Chili Cook-Offs, and more. Check this website 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.

December – 2018

Christmas Decorating Contest – Light up the town!!!

This is a very popular event enjoyed by the community.  It was a beautiful experience to ride around the area and see all the brightly lighted homes and businesses.  So, this year, why not join in the fun?  Decorate the exterior of your home or business.  (Must be within zip code 83554). Prizes for the best decorations to be awarded at the Lighted Parade on December 15th.  Judging will be the night of December 14.  Have your lights on at 6:00 p.m.


December 01

Help Decorate White Bird, Saturday, December 1

 Join others at Veterans’ Park on Saturday, December 1, 11 a.m. to help decorate our town for the holidays (The Bridge, The Park, Businesses).   Volunteers needed!  Turn on the Lights, String the Garland.  Come join the Fun!

December 06

Mobile Food Bank, First Thursday, December 6, noon, at the school.  Call Leah Harvey, 839.2285, if you have any questions or would like to volunteer.

December 08

Riggins Jet Boater’s Winter Ball, Saturday, December 8

Dress up for this special evening and enjoy delicious food, good music, and dancing.  This is a fund raiser for the Salmon River Jet Boat Race Fund.

  • Hors d’oeuvres, Dinner and Dance. $45/person.  Reservation Required.  Seating is limited.
  • No Host Cocktail Hour, 6 p.m.; Dinner at 7 p.m.  Prime Rib and Seven Devil’s Shrimp.
  • Dance from 8:30 to midnight.
  • Riggins Community Center; 628.3322 or 628.3615 to make your reservations.
  • Please note:  Riggins is on Mountain Time.

December 15

White Bird Christmas Parade and Celebration, Saturday, December 15

Fun for everyone.  Kids, come meet Santa.  Enjoy the parade, see the lights, join friends/neighbors.

  • Parade lineup is at 5:30 p.m. at the top of the hill pullout.  Parade comes down the hill at 6 p.m.  Prizes awarded.
  • Contact Danielle, 208. 839.2457, for further information or to join the parade.
  • Chili/Cornbread and Hot Cocoa sponsored by White Bird Chamber.  Downtown White Bird.
  • And new this year!!!  Enjoy “Fireworks Over the Town” sponsored by Hammer Down.  It should be quite a night…