June 2018

There’s lots to do in White Bird…year-round.

Rodeo 2017 Ride 'Em Cowboy

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.


 JUNE – 2018

June 02Just for the Hill of It Bike Challenge ~ A Benefit for Syringa Hospice

Saturday, June 2nd; race begins at 9:00 AMEnjoy beautiful scenery as you face the challenging switchbacks (13 mile course) of the Old White Bird Grade!  All ages welcome; picnic lunch after the ride at Hammer Creek Recreational Park (contributions accepted).  More information and a link to registration forms available here.

Riggins Big Water Blowout River Festival

Have you been surfing for the BIGGEST Whitewater Adventure in Idaho this summer?  Then set your calendar for Saturday, June 2, and make your destination “The Big Water Blowout River Festival” on the Salmon River in Riggins Idaho sponsored by the Big Water Blowout Committee.


June 07

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


June 15June 16Announcing the 29th Annual White Bird Rodeo!!!

Friday at 6:30, Saturday at 5Enjoy steer riding, the stick horse race with Smokey the Bear, mutton bustin’, and more!  A small town rodeo for the whole family.  Details available at the Rodeo website.   


June 16

White Bird Days Parade and Celebration – Saturday, June 16th
Celebrating 40 Years!!!

This 2018, family event is organized by the Medical & Relief Fund

  • This Year’s Theme:  “Mardi Gras
  • Horse Pucky ticket sales, before the parade
  • Parade at 11 AM; parade line-up 10 AM
  • Grand Marshals Duane & Sharon Sickels
  • Cowboy Breakfast, IOOF Hall, 7-10 AM; Hotcakes, Ham & Eggs w/drink
  • Pie in the Park” in partnership with the Library Volunteers; Duck Derby at the Library
  • Queen’s Luncheon, IOOF Hall following the parade
  • Annual Salmon River Art Guild Art Show & Sale, IOOF Hall, 8-3
  • Live music downtown on Friday evening and Saturday night, beginning around 8 PM, following the rodeo.
  • Many street vendors
  • Kids’ Games at the new, recreation park (old school), following the parade.  Whether your a kid, or a kid at heart, you will enjoy these games guaranteed to entertain the entire family.  So, come on down for some good, old-fashioned fun!!!
  • Volunteers are needed for set up on Friday morning and take down on Sunday; please help.

June 30Second Annual American Legion/Legion Riders Crawdad Feed

Louisiana style Crawdad boil.  All you can eat til it’s gone.  $20.00 presale tickets.  $25.00 at the door.  DJ music, karaoke, raffle drawings for gear, keg beer by donation, and MORE!  Don’t miss this growing event!  In downtown White Bird starting at 4 PM (PDT).  Tickets are available through Hammer Down River Excursions and the American Legion White Bird Post 152.  Or call  208.839.9993.