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Book Travel with America The Beautiful Top Events in Idaho for 2014! 
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Winter Carnival

January 24 - February 2, 2014   in McCall, Idaho

The 48th Annual -Originally created in 1924 and revived in 1965, this annual event and local tradition has been celebrating the winter season for over 40 years. Favorite parts of the festivities are the Mardi Gras Grand Parade and the snow sculpture contest in which artists from all over the West come to McCall to participate in the 23rd Annual Idaho Snow Sculpting Championship. Other highlights include Grand Bingo and Monte Carlo Night, tubing races, fun run and a beard & sexy leg contest. Visit: mccall winter carnival

Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

February 19 -22, 2014 in Moscow, Idaho

For 47 years the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival at the University of Idaho has combined the skills of jazz greats and the talents of students from all levels from, elementary school to college, to create an event celebrating the magic of jazz. From a one-day event, the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival has grown into a music packed, four-day experience. Visitors and musicians alike boogie with the best at this musical extravaganza. More than 50 of the world's greatest jazz artists conduct workshops and anticipate in concert performances.  Visit: Jazz Fest

Border Days - Idaho's Oldest Rodeo – NW Passage Scenic Byway

July 2- 4, 2014 in Grangeville, ID

Celebrating 102 years in 2013 Always held over July 4th Holiday Oldest rodeo in Idaho. 3 days of parades, rodeos, events. Egg Toss brings in over a thousand people to compete in the event, 3 days of competition.

Caldwell Night Rodeo

August 12-16, 2104    in Caldwell, Idaho

Six times in the past seven years the Caldwell Night Rodeo has been nominated for Large Outdoor Rodeos of the year by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. Originally organized in 1935, the Caldwell Night Rodeo is listed among the top 20 professional rodeos in the nation and attracts more than 40,000 enthusiasts over five nights.The best professional cowboys in the world make the Caldwell Night Rodeo an annual stop in their schedule. It has been featured on nationwide television and is one of the rodeos listed on the professional rodeo tour. Visit:

Shoshone Bannock Indian Festival

August    in Fort Hall, Idaho

Each year, thousands flock to the Shoshone Bannock Indian Festival, and event that has attracted Native Americans from all over the country for over four decades. This celebration of Indian culture features traditional Indian dress, dances, parades, all-Indian rodeo, art show, high stakes bingo, fun run, Indian crafts and traditional hand games. Visit:

Glenns Ferry Days

Second weekend in August  in Glenns Ferry, Idaho

Every year, on the 2nd weekend in August, horses and riders follow parts of the original Oregon Trail to reenact a historic pioneer wagon train crossing of the Snake River.The annual reenactment celebrates the bravery of those early pioneers who made the crossing.Today, thousands attends the event each year, enjoying a variety of activities including pioneer arts and crafts, musical entertainment, pancake breakfast, mountain man rendezvous, parade, ice cream social, BBQ and black powder shoot. Visit:

Festival at Sandpoint

August 7-17, 2014   in Sandpoint, Idaho

Presenting a range of classical symphonic, jazz, blues, folk, world, family and popular music, at affordable prices, the nonprofit Festival at Sandpoint takes place in a casual and relaxed atmosphere at Memorial Field in Sandpoint. A popular attraction since 1983, past artists include Branford Marsalis, Warren Zevon, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and more. Visit:

Ernest Hemingway Festival

October   in Sun Valley, Idaho

The Wood River Valley in Idaho, where legendary author Ernest Hemingway hunted and wrote on and off for 22 years, and where he is laid to rest, celebrates the life of the world-renowned writer with an annual Ernest Hemingway Festival™. Attractions include a talks/lectures, guided tours including the Hemingway Hangouts guided tour, and film. Visit:

Trailing of the Sheep

October  9-12, 2014 in Ketchum & Hailey,  Idaho

The Trailing of the Sheep Festival is a recipient of the Idaho Governor's Award for Outstanding Cultural Heritage Tourism. Events include a variety of cultural activities and programs relating to the history of sheep ranching in Idaho and the Wood River Valley which includes sheep poetry reading and music, sheep folk life fair, story telling and guided walk to view sheepherder tree carvings. Additional activities include workshops on spinning, weaving and cooking with lamb, as well as a focus on the Basque and Scottish heritage of the region.  The three-day event concludes with a parade and a chance to trail with local herders and their sheep through downtown Ketchum.  Visit:

Coeur d'Alene Resort Holiday Light Show

November / December   in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

One of the nations best holiday light shows, the Holiday Light Show at the Coeur d'Alene Resort features over 225 holiday displays ringing the boardwalk plus a memorable "Journey to The North Pole" attraction to visit Santa himself! More than a million lights sparkle across Lake Coeur d'Alene at the largest on-the-water resort holiday light show in America. Cruise boats offer a close-up view of the animated light displays and holiday scenes.  Visit:

Trailing of the Sheep Festival in Ketchum & Hailey 
Our favorite events for 2014! 
Idaho Home The Caldwell Night Rodeo August - 2014!
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Festival - Everybody Loves it.

Our tourism department comes up with the list each year and selects the top 10 based upon significant anniversaries, unique events and those with large attendance. Hundreds  of events are scheduled around the State of Idaho for 2014.   Below are the Top 10 Events of 2014 that are listed in the  annual vacation guide/calendar of events covering  events across the State of Idaho,

including events in Coeur d'Alene, Caldwell, Driggs and Sun Valley.