5 Events & Anniversaries to Celebrate Idaho’s History and Culture

Treefort Music Fest | Boise | March 22-26, 2023

This annual five-day music and arts festival is fueled by a passion for discovery. 2023 brings an expanded footprint and 500+ bands from nearly every genre, along with artists, authors, chefs, brewers and more.

War Bonnet Roundup | Idaho Falls | August 3-5, 2023

Founded in 1911, this event is Idaho’s oldest rodeo. More than 450 cowboys and cowgirls compete in front of 15,000 rodeo enthusiasts.

Shoshone-Bannock Indian Festival | Fort Hall | August 10-13, 2023

One of the largest and most popular Native American gatherings in the Northwest features traditional activities and performances, including a powwow, art show, rodeo, Indian relay races, food and craft vendors, and more.

Trailing of the Sheep Festival | Hailey, Ketchum and Sun Valley | October 4-8, 2023

The annual festival preserves the sheepherding and ranching traditions that welcomed and sustained Basque, Peruvian and other cultures in Central Idaho. Festivities include cultural events, cuisine, art and the parade of sheep.

Upcoming: Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve | Arco | 100th Anniversary in 2024

Celebrate the centennial of this natural wonder and national treasure formed during eight major eruptions over thousands of years.

One of the largest and most popular Native American gatherings in the Northwest, the Shoshone-Bannock Indian Festival features traditional activities and performances, a powwow, Indian relay races and more. Photo courtesy of Mimi Lopez Photography

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