Bear Lake Valley Events

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Aug
2
Wed
Bear Lake Rendezvous
Aug 2 – Aug 4 all-day
Bear Lake Rendezvous @ Garden City Utah | Garden City | Utah | United States

Mountain Men, Native American Dancers, Black Powder Shooting, kids games, and much more! Learn about the history of and exciting and dangerous lifestyle of the frontiersman known as mountain men. We try our best to be as accurate as possible to recreate life in the mountains more than 150 years ago. Location will be updated.

Aug
26
Sat
Live Music
Aug 26 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Enjoy live music in a fun atmosphere at Cooper’s Restaurant and Sports Bar. For details on performers and location please call 208-945-2222.

Sep
2
Sat
Live Music
Sep 2 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Enjoy live music in a fun atmosphere at Cooper’s Restaurant and Sports Bar. For details on performers and location please call 208-945-2222.

Sep
9
Sat
Live Music
Sep 9 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Enjoy live music in a fun atmosphere at Cooper’s Restaurant and Sports Bar. For details on performers and location please call 208-945-2222.

Sep
16
Sat
Live Music
Sep 16 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Enjoy live music in a fun atmosphere at Cooper’s Restaurant and Sports Bar. For details on performers and location please call 208-945-2222.

Sep
23
Sat
SEICAA Golf Tournament
Sep 23 all-day
SEICAA Golf Tournament @ Montpelier Golf Course | Montpelier | Idaho | United States

SEICAA Golf Tournament. Please contact the golf course for more information.

Live Music
Sep 23 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Enjoy live music in a fun atmosphere at Cooper’s Restaurant and Sports Bar. For details on performers and location please call 208-945-2222.

Sep
28
Thu
Idaho State University Jazz Band
Sep 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Idaho State University Jazz Band @ Allinger Community Theatre | Montpelier | Idaho | United States

All show tickets are $15. Theatre doors open at 7:00 PM. Show starts at 7:30 PM. A pre-show dinner option at 6:00 PM featuring “New Orleans Cajun Feast” is available at checkout for an additional $18 plus sales tax that includes meal, drink, dessert and tip.
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Coming from Pocatello, Idaho, the Idaho State University Jazz Band is dedicated to the authentic performance of jazz. The band performs a variety of jazz styles including swing, Latin, fusion, and ballads.

If you love jazz, this performance will keep your foot tapping and your ears feeling good!

Oct
26
Thu
Family Friendly Ghost Stories
Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Family Friendly Ghost Stories @ Cody's Gastro Garage | Garden City | Utah | United States

Join us for an evening of haunting family friendly ghost stories by Story Teller Daniel Bishop. Enter into a world of magic, adventure, mystery, history, and a world of ghosts and monsters. $10 adults, $3 kids and under 5 FREE Ghoulish Snacks and beverages will be served. See event details at https://www.facebook.com/events/145327082876308/

Oct
28
Sat
Idaho State University Jazz Band
Oct 28 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Idaho State University Jazz Band @ The National Oregon/California Trail Center | Montpelier | Idaho | United States

The Idaho State University Jazz Band from Pocatello, Idaho performs a variety of jazz styles including swing, Latin, fusion, and ballads. If you love jazz, this performance will keep your foot tapping and your ears feeling good!  Two shows: 4pm and 7:30 pm.

Dec
11
Mon
Santa Visits Cody’s Gastro Garage
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Santa Visits Cody's Gastro Garage @ Cody's Gastro Garage | Garden City | Utah | United States

Bring the kids to Cody’s Gastro Garage to visit with Santa and enjoy complimentary donut holes and hot chocolate!

Dec
13
Wed
Jim Curry presents John Denver’s “A Rocky Mountain Christmas”
Dec 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Jim Curry presents John Denver's "A Rocky Mountain Christmas" @ The National Oregon/California Trail Center | Montpelier | Idaho | United States

A family holiday tradition comes to life in “A Rocky Mountain Christmas” as Jim Curry performs the music from John Denver’s many Christmas music collections. Memorable melodies include “Silver Bells,” “Silent Night,” and “O Holy Night,” along with John’s own “Christmas for Cowboys,” “Noel, Christmas Eve,” “Aspenglow,” and “The Peace Carol.” Two shows: 4pm and 7:30pm.

Jan
6
Sat
Utah Concealed Carry Class
Jan 6 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Utah Concealed Carry Class @ Cody's Gastro Garage | Garden City | Utah | United States

Ladies and Gentlemen this is a great opportunity to have a day out! Come join us at Cody’s Gastro Garage in Bear Lake for a Concealed Carry Class! Good food, good atmosphere and a great gift for loved ones. Tell friends and family and sign up now!

Jan
26
Fri
Winterfest Social by Bear Lake Valley Health Care Foundation
Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Winterfest Social presented by the Bear Lake Valley Health Care Foundation at The Reserve Clubhouse. There will be a hot chocolate bar, auction, games, fun for all ages. Free to public!

Feb
9
Fri
Chocolate & Relationships Date Night
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come and learn how to work with some yummy chocolate while listening to one of Bear Lake’s favorite authors, June Marie Saxton! She will be sharing her secrets in strengthening and reinforcing your most important relationships! We will be making some amazing chocolate treats and you will be able to take home your own pound of chocolates! Call to reserve your spot today, space is limited! Cost is $25 per person.

Feb
23
Fri
Paint Night – Bring out the creative in you!
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Reserve your Seats – Paint Night – Bring out the creative in you! Come join us for a fun night of painting and mingling – $50.00 / person. Join us in Bear Lake for a special class taught by our best artist! Class includes heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages. Don’t miss out on this adventure with us. Register now.

Feb
24
Sat
Blind Coyote DIY Chalk Painting Class
Feb 24 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Blind Coyote DIY Chalk Painting Class @ Blind Coyote Trading Post | Garden City | Utah | United States

Blind Coyote DIY Chalk Painting Class

Bring your furniture, paint and supplies or browse our selection of items for sale. Recycle – Renew – Repurpose. WARNING PARTICIPATION MAY CAUSE HAPPINESS & CURE CABIN FEVER!

May
4
Fri
Bear Lake Cutthroat & Lake Trout Fishing Derby
May 4 – May 12 all-day
Bear Lake Cutthroat & Lake Trout Fishing Derby @  Pugstones Sporting | Garden City | Utah | United States

The ANNUAL Pugstones Sporting Bear Lake Cutthroat Fishing Derby is about to kick off! This is a catch and release derby that showcases the importance of conservation within the Bear Lake waters. This derby is a 100% non-profit, with the top 3 anglers that catch the longest fish will take home all of the money. The top 3 anglers will take home the pot!

May
11
Fri
Bear Lake Classic Weekend
May 11 – May 13 all-day
Bear Lake Classic Weekend @ Garden City Office | Garden City | Utah | United States

Four races in three days. Race them all or just one. Bear Lake Classic Hill Climb, Individual Time Trial, Road Race and Circuit Race. Hill climb challenge on the Bear Lake Summit, followed by a 50 mile UCA Points Race, and 1/2 Century fun ride.

May
21
Mon
Oregon Trail Grand Opening
May 21 – May 20 all-day
Oregon Trail Grand Opening @  The National Oregon/California Trail Center | Montpelier | Idaho | United States

Step back in time without leaving town. Start off the tourist season with a FREE tours for locals and special pricing on food! The Rough Stock band will be live outside at 7pm for the public to enjoy. 

Jun
9
Sat
Idaho & Utah Free Fishing Day
Jun 9 all-day
Idaho & Utah Free Fishing Day @ Bear Lake | Garden City | Utah | United States

All anglers, residents and nonresidents, can celebrate the day by fishing Bear lake without a license! If you’ve never been fishing, this is a great day to learn. All other fishing rules and regulations including creel limits, opening dates and tackle restrictions remain in effect. Check the Idaho Seasons and Rules. Download a copy of the Utah Fishing Guidebook

Jun
16
Sat
Jared Rogerson in Concert
Jun 16 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 pm
Jared Rogerson in Concert @ The National Oregon/California Trail Center | Montpelier | Idaho | United States

Singer/songwriter Jared Rogerson  sings modern themes of love, heartbreak, determination and defiance from the perspective of one living in an ever-changing West. He draws inspiration from countless miles atop broke saddle horses traversing rugged mountains near his home in Pinedale, Wyoming. 

Jun
30
Sat
Cody’s Car Show
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cody's Car Show @ Cody's Gastro Garage | Garden City | Utah | United States

Cody’s Gastro Garage is hosting their first annual Car Show! Car entries are accepted and will include a free Cody’s Car Show T-shirt. There will be a raffle and music from the Bear Lake Dance Place.

Jul
13
Fri
Bear Lake Car Show
Jul 13 – Jul 14 all-day
Bear Lake Car Show @ Stock Park | Montpelier | Idaho | United States

Hot Rods, Classic Cars, Trucks and Motorcycles welcome. Beautiful restored vintage cars. Cruise & Free BBQ for Registered Participants on Friday evening.

Jul
21
Sat
Bear Lake Alaskan Salmon Barbeque and 5K
Jul 21 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Bear Lake Alaskan Salmon Barbeque and 5K @ St. Charles City Park | Saint Charles | Idaho | United States

Come enjoy some of Bear Lake’s finest scenery as you run or stroll from the St. Charles City Park around the Jericho Loop returning to the park to dine on fresh Alaskan Salmon (or BBQ’d hamburgers for the finicky, non-fish folks).

Jul
28
Sat
Idaho Fish & Game Fishing Trailer
Jul 28 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Idaho Fish & Game Fishing Trailer @ Montpelier Pond | Montpelier | Idaho | United States

Bring the kids and learn how to fish the Montpelier Pond! Fishing gear for use by the public for free, fishing instruction, and if you register at the trailer there is no fishing license is necessary!

Aug
7
Tue
Stephanie Quayle Concert
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Stephanie Quayle Concert @ Garden City Park | Garden City | Utah | United States

Country singer Stephanie Quayle will be performing LIVE at the Garden City Park in Garden City! Presented by the Bear Lake / Garden City KOA Holiday. This is a FREE show and open to the public.

Aug
11
Sat
Butch Cassidy Cook Off And Reenactment
Aug 11 all-day
Butch Cassidy Cook Off And Reenactment @ Butch Cassidy Museum | Montpelier | Idaho | United States

Relive the Butch Cassidy’s Montpelier Bank Heist re-enactment in the early 1990’s! Butch Cassidy, Elza Lay and Bob Meeks robbed the bank, August 13, 1896. There will be a BBQ Cook Off, Farmers Market, Kid Zone and drawing for prizes.

Aug
13
Mon
Bear Lake County Fair
Aug 13 – Aug 18 all-day
Bear Lake County Fair @ Bear Lake County Fair Grounds | Montpelier | Idaho | United States

Bring the family for some good old fashioned fun! Rodeo, Carnival, Concert, Demolition Derby, Parade, Exhibits and more. 

Rich County Fair & Rodeo
Aug 13 – Aug 18 all-day
Rich County Fair & Rodeo @ Rich County Fair & Rodeo | Randolph | Utah | United States

Rodeo, Concert, Livestock Show, Parade, and Fireworks! Held at the fairgrounds in Randolph, Utah. 

Aug
16
Thu
Bear Lake County Fair Rodeo
Aug 16 – Aug 17 all-day
Bear Lake County Fair Rodeo @ Bear Lake County Fair Grounds | Montpelier | Idaho | United States

This Intermountain Pro Rodeo includes Bareback, saddle broncs, steer wrestling, roping, barrel racing and bull riding action! Enjoy the fun at Bear Lake County Fair with your family.

Bear Lake Mountain Man Symposium
Aug 16 – Aug 20 all-day
Bear Lake Mountain Man Symposium @ The National Oregon/California Trail Center | Montpelier | Idaho | United States

The Bear Lake Mountain Man Symposium will be held at Wells C. Stock Park next to the Oregon Trail Center. Classes will be taught on Mountain Man Survival Skills. Michael Terry will give 90 minute presentations three times a day on August 18th & 19th in the park. Bring a blanket or camp chair.

Aug
17
Fri
Beaver Mountain Music Festival
Aug 17 – Aug 18 all-day
Beaver Mountain Music Festival @ Beaver Mountain | Garden City | Utah | United States

Amazing line-up of 31 incredible artists bringing you funky jams, indie grooves, booming bass, and blistering bluegrass. There will be an adult playground, mountain bike trails at the ski resort, mini-half pipe and skate competitions and several art installations. The children’s village includes bouncy houses and carnival games, musical petting zoo with hands-on instrument instruction for children, face painting, balloon art, and more.

Aug
27
Mon
Live Bands at Coopers Sports Bar
Aug 27 – Oct 1 all-day
Live Bands at Coopers Sports Bar @ Cooper's Restaurant & Sports Bar | Fish Haven | Idaho | United States

Join us on the deck on Summer weekends for Live Music and Outdoor Dining. All shows begin at 8:00 PM. 
Aug 31 – Sept 1 Skippy & The T-Bone | Sept 8th – The Chops | Sept 15th – Columbia Jones | Sept 22rd – Bill Hilly | Sept 29th – Idaho Muscle.

Sep
21
Fri
AJ & Kelli Swearingen Concert
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
AJ & Kelli Swearingen Concert @ The National Oregon/California Trail Center | Montpelier | Idaho | United States

Rediscover the the music of Simon & Garfunkel! Swearingen & Kelli recreate the music, memories and magic of the most famous folk-rock duo of our time, Simon and Garfunkel. AJ Swearingen has been performing this music for twenty years with mastery of Paul Simon’s intricate guitar playing. His deep baritone blends perfectly against Kelli’s angelic vocals.

Nov
2
Fri
Pugstones Lake Trout Fishing Derby
Nov 2 – Nov 10 all-day
Pugstones Lake Trout Fishing Derby @ Pugstones Sporting | Garden City | Utah | United States

The fishing is going to be HOT and so is the cash back payout! Registration will take place before and through the days of the tournament, pre-registration will take place at Pugstones Sporting. Registration is possible the day of at Pugstones location ONLY.

Nov
23
Fri
Oregon Trail Center Arts & Craft Festival
Nov 23 – Nov 24 all-day
Oregon Trail Center Arts & Craft Festival @ The National Oregon/California Trail Center | Montpelier | Idaho | United States

Unique arts and crafts, great food and lots of holiday spirit. Hours are Friday Nov. 23th from noon to 6 p.m. and Sat. Nov. 24th  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Santa and his Mrs. will be here to visit with the kids Noon  Sat. Nov. 24th from Noon to 3 p.m.

Nov
29
Thu
Bear Lake Christmas
Nov 29 – Dec 15 all-day
Bear Lake Christmas @ Montpelier, Idaho | Montpelier | Idaho | United States

Fri Nov 23rd – Dec 19th Chamber of Commerce – Shop at Home Promo. Look for participating businesses in the News-Examiner. Weekly drawings announced on Friday on KVSI and printed in the paper. 
Thurs, Nov. 29th, & Dec. 1st – Sat, Dec. 8th Festival of Trees, Wreaths, Nativity, and Gingerbread Houses at Trail Center. $1 entry or $5 for a family. Weekdays 4pm-8pm. Saturday, Dec. 1st 10am-8pm. Dec. 8th Noon-8pm. Contact Julie 208-847-0963 or Becky at 208-847-3800.
Thurs, Nov. 29th Trail Center Auditorium Entertainment at 7pm. Free with your Festival of Trees entry fee (see above). JAMIE BARTSCHI & JAY DAVIS! 
Fri, Nov. 30th at Chamber of Commerce Light Up Main Street and Parade. Line up at 5:30pm, Parade starts at 6pm, Santa is available 6:30pm – 8pm. Maddock’s Veterinary Services providing a petting zoo in King’s Parking lot. 
Sat, Dec. 1st Bear Lake Art’s Council Breakfast with Santa at the Trail Center at 10am. Cost is $16 per person. Contact Shanna at 435-881-9397.
Sat, Dec 1st 1:00 pm Getting your house Ready for the Holidays with Rhonda Smith and Cindy Raymond! Holiday centerpieces and wreaths made from nature. Register at 208-847-3141. Prices TBD.
Sat, Dec 1st 10am – 2pm Pet Photo with Santa at Bear Lake Animal Hospital. Benefits ANH.
Mon, Dec 3rd – Fri, Dec 7th Local Holiday Entertainment in Trail Center Auditorium 4pm – 8pm. (Entry included with Festival of Trees).
Thurs – Fri, Dec 6th-7th Bear Lake Arts Council Murder Mystery Dinner at the Trail Center. $25 tickets online at www.OregonTrailCenter.org. Contact Shanna at 435-881-9397 for details or visit www.facebook.com/events/2154657741245822/.
Fri, Dec 7th Trail Center Auditorium live entertainment from the Mario Johnson Family at 7pm. Free with your Festival of Trees entry fee (see above). 
Sat, Dec 8th Brenn Hill Christmas Concert at 7:30pm at the Trail Center $20 for the concert. Dinner starts at 6pm meal costs extra. Tickets available at www.OregonTrailCenter.org.
Sat, Dec 8th Senior/Community Center 1pm Trio of fabulous Homemade Breads! Register at 208-847-3141. Prices TBD
Fri, Dec 14th Live Nativity at Gundersen’s Parking Lot at 2pm.
Sat, Dec 15th Senior/Community Center 1pm Dipping Chocolates taught by Jill Wright Register at 208-847-3141. Prices TBD.

Festival Of Trees
Nov 29 – Dec 8 all-day
Festival Of Trees @ The National Oregon/California Trail Center | Montpelier | Idaho | United States

Bear Lake Festival of Trees, Wreaths, Nativity and Ginger Bread Houses. $1 entry or $5 for a family. Weekdays 4pm – 8pm. Saturday Dec. 1st 10am – 8pm. Saturday Dec. 8th Noon-8pm. Local Holiday Entertainment on Dec. 3 – 7 in the Auditorium from 4pm – 8pm. Festival of Trees 2018 Sponsor Form

Nov
30
Fri
Light Up Main Street with Santa
Nov 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Light Up Main Street with Santa @ Montpelier City | Montpelier | Idaho | United States

Light Parade with Santa coming on the Fire truck. Santa will meet with the kids at the Chamber office on Washington Street. Lighting of the Christmas Tree and Caroling. Wagon Rides, Hot Dogs & Hot Chocolate. Parade begins at 5th Street traveling south to 10th Street On Washington Street.

Dec
1
Sat
Breakfast With Santa
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Breakfast With Santa @ The National Oregon/California Trail Center | Montpelier | Idaho | United States

The Bear Lake Arts Council presents Breakfast with Santa at the Oregon Trail Center.

Dec
6
Thu
Murder Mystery Dinner
Dec 6 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Murder Mystery Dinner @ The National Oregon/California Trail Center | Montpelier | Idaho | United States

The Bear Lake Arts Council Murder Mystery Dinner at the Oregon Trail Center in Montpelier. Two events a day at 5pm and 7pm.

Dec
7
Fri
Murder Mystery Dinner
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Murder Mystery Dinner @ The National Oregon/California Trail Center | Montpelier | Idaho | United States

The Bear Lake Arts Council Murder Mystery Dinner at the Oregon Trail Center in Montpelier. Two events a day at 5pm and 7pm.

Dec
8
Sat
Breakfast With Santa at Cody’s
Dec 8 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Breakfast With Santa at Cody's @ Cody's Gastro Garage | Garden City | Utah | United States

Come join Santa for a pancake breakfast and help him decorate sugar cookies! Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for kids 6-12. Photos with Santa available for $5.00.

Brenn Hill Christmas Concert
Dec 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Brenn Hill Christmas Concert @ The National Oregon/California Trail Center | Montpelier | Idaho | United States

Brenn Hill will perform his magical Christmas Concert. He is a singer/songwriter who doesn’t just sing about the West, he reveals its heart to anyone who will take the time to listen. The cowboy’s trials and tribulations are his raw material. His most recent release is “How You Heal”. www.brennhill.com

Dec
21
Fri
Little Town of Bethlehem
Dec 21 – Dec 23 all-day
Little Town of Bethlehem @ Village Church | Garden City | Utah | United States

Little Town of Bethlehem

Take A Step Back In Time. Back to the night Jesus was born in Bethlehem.

December 21 – 23 from 6pm to 8pm

We will have an authentic “Little Town of Bethlehem” experience fro everyone in the area to participate in and enjoy. Our purpose it to show the REAL reason for the Christmas season. Join Us!

Jan
21
Mon
Ice Skating Rink & Movie Family Night
Jan 21 – Mar 25 all-day
Ice Skating Rink & Movie Family Night @ The Sunrise Resort | Garden City | Utah | United States

Every Monday Night at 6 p.m. during the winter, weather permitting. Bring the family for Ice Skating and a Movie at the Sunrise Resort & Event Center. Adults $10, Kids $7. Hot Chocolate, Cookies and Skate Rentals Included.

Jan
25
Fri
Bear Lake Monster Winterfest
Jan 25 – Jan 26 all-day
Bear Lake Monster Winterfest @ Bear Lake State Park Marina | Garden City | Utah | United States

Don’t miss our Monster Polar Plunge, Monster Cisco Disco, Monster Cisco Tournament, Monster Chili Cook-off, Monster Outdoor Expo and Raffle on Saturday. Locals will have hot chocolate, fried Cisco, and scones available for the public to try. There will also be an Indoor Expo at The Sunrise Resort Event Center and a Winterfest Social Friday night with Karaoke and a hot chocolate bar with donuts! Donations are always welcome. Visit the official Bear Lake Monster Winterfest website and their Facebook Page.

 

Feb
15
Fri
A Lovers night in Bear Lake
Feb 15 – Feb 16 all-day
A Lovers night in Bear Lake @ Pat's Palette & Pinot | Garden City | Utah | United States

A Lovers night in Bear Lake

Join us for a night of DIY painting presented by Pat’s Palette & Pinot. Bring your own wine, beer or beverage of choice. Catered dinner provided by Cooper’s Restaurant & Bar. Lodging provided by The Inn at the Lake & Legacy Beach Resort.
$200 per couple. See lodging options on the Lovers Weekend Flyer.

Feb
16
Sat
Snowball Dance – Once Upon A Time
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Snowball Dance - Once Upon A Time @ Bear Lake Middle School | Montpelier | Idaho | United States

Callin’ all cowboys and cowgirls, We invite you to attend the Hospital Auxiliary Annual Shin Dig. This year’s Wild West Hoedown will help purchase an in-house Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine for the residents and visitors of the Bear Lake Valley. An MRI is a powerful and valuable tool for providers to use to diagnose conditions and prescribe appropriate treatment. Door Prizes, Auction, and Live music from Wasatch Back! Tickets are $5 for students, $10 individuals, $25 families.