Bear Lake Valley Events

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Bear Lake Rendezvous

Garden City, Utah 500 S Bear Lake Blvd, Garden City

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.

Paris Craft Fair

Paris Elementary School, 10am – 3 pm, for more info call 208-847-0722.

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Bear Lake Cisco Disco & Monster Polar Plunge

Bear Lake State Park Marina 1265-1311 North Bear Lake Boulevard,, Garden City

Cisco Disco: Cisco fishing will start at sunrise at Cisco Beach on the East side of Bear Lake.  Some dip nets will be available for public use (inquire at the entrance station).  Locals will have hot chocolate, fried cisco, and scones available for the public to try.  Donations are always welcome. This will be the […]

Snowball Dance

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 […]

Trivia Night

Enjoy a Night of Food, Fun, and of course TRIVIA! Food is by donation and teams are reserved ahead of time by calling Tracy Park at 208-847-4450. Each team can have up to 10 people with a sponsorship of $250. There will be silent auction items for individuals to bid on. The Education and Health […]

Butch Cassidy Cook Off And Reenactment

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.

Beaver Mountain Music Festival

Beaver Mountain Ski Resort 40000 East Highway 89, Garden City

Amazing line-up of 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 […]

Paris Craft Fair

Paris Elementary School Fielding Road, Paris, ID 83261, USA, Paris

Paris Craft Fair, Paris Elementary School, 10am - 3 pm, for more info call 208-847-0722.

Breakfast With Santa

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

Breakfast With Santa at Cody’s

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.

Bear Lake Parade of Homes

Garden City, Utah 500 S Bear Lake Blvd, Garden City

Homes on display, sponsored by the Bear Lake Home Builders Association. The homes are open 10 am to 8 pm on May 24th, 25th, 27th, 31st & June 1st, 2019. For more info call 435-932-0422.

Adult Mental Health First Aid

Bear Lake Community Health Center 325 W Logan Rd, Garden City

Attend the FREE 8 hour class to become a certified Mental Health First Aider and learn the ALGEE action plan along with other skills to help someone in need when they are experiencing a mental health crisis. Free training for any adult (18+) to learn to make a difference through the steps of ALGEE (Assess, […]

Bear Lake Golf Course Concerts

Bear Lake Golf Course 2176 S Bear Lake Blvd, Garden City

Summer Concerts at the Bear Lake Golf Course include artists Katie Mathews, Mattie June, Yahosh, Lyza Bull, Abraham Thomas and O/B/A. Please visit their website for concert dates and times.

Cody’s Gastro Garage Boat Show

Cody's Gastro Garage 88 S Bear Lake Blvd, Garden City

Come take a look at some great boats and enjoy some awesome food at Cody’s Gastro Garage – you can also take a boat for a test drive in the beautiful Bear Lake! Cody’s Gastro Garage Facebook page.

Meet Me In Paris Heirloom Day

Paris, Idaho 1 N Main St, Paris

“Paint in Paris” – Friday and Saturday July 19th and 20th: Open to everyone all ages, family or individual, plein Aire or photo, all media.  “Meet me in Paris” Heirloom Day – Saturday July 20th: Historic Home Tours of the James Nye Home, Landon Rich home, Fredrick Roger home, Alfred Budge home, and the Joe Price […]

Annie the Musical

Bear Lake High School 330 Boise St, Montpelier

The world’s best-loved musical will be performed in Montpelier Idaho! Annie is a complex, tough, streetwise orphan. She is eleven years old. While she comes across as spunky, she is also very motherly to other orphans. Dates are July 25, 26, 27, 29 and August 2 and 3.

Tyke James and The Moss

‘The Voice’ contestant Tyke James will be performing at Bear Lake Raspberry Days! He reached the top 12 as a contestant on season 15 of The Voice. He sings Modern and Pop songs and his original music. Free Admission. Two shows on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 7 PM – 9 PM and Friday, August […]

Mountain Country Concert

Conestoga Ranch 400 West 300 North, Garden City, UT 84028, USA, Garden City

Mountain Country will provide the LIVE music at Conestoga Ranch Glamping Resort during Raspberry Days on Saturday night! Come on up and enjoy the festival, the food, and the music all on beautiful Bear Lake!

Bear Lake Boat Light Parade & Fireworks

Bear Lake State Park Marina 1265-1311 North Bear Lake Boulevard,, Garden City

Watch a parade of boats decorated with colorful lights beneath an amazing fireworks display at Bear Lake Raspberry Days. The boat parade starts at ends at the Bear Lake Marina. The boats leave at 9 p.m. and then return around 11 p.m.. If you would like to participate in the parade contact Bear Lake State […]

Bear Lake County Fair Rodeo

Bear Lake County Fair Grounds 21558 U.S. 30, Montpelier

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.

Saddle String Christmas Concert

Allinger Community Theatre 320 N 4th, Montpelier

Cindy, Laurie, Brian & Snoose return to The National Oregon/California Trail Center to play your favorite cowboy music for the holidays! Saddle Strings has been a longtime favorite of the Bear Lake valley and some say the official band of the Allinger Community Theatre. Visit their website at http://www.saddlestringscowboyband.com.

Oregon Trail Center Arts & Craft Festival

National Oregon/California Trail Center 320 North 4th Street, Montpelier

Unique arts and crafts, great food and lots of holiday spirit. Hours are Friday from noon to 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Santa and his Mrs. will be here to visit with the kids on Saturday from Noon to 3 p.m.

Bear Lake Christmas

Montpelier Idaho 534 Washington St, Montpelier

Gingerbread Activity - Sat, Nov. 9th 6 pm - 8 pm at the Senior Center. House & frosting provided for $10. Bring candy/decorations. Call to Reserve 208-847-3141. Murder on The Orient Express - Thur, Nov. 14th, Fri, Nov. 15th, Sat, Nov. 16th Bear Lake Arts Council performances at 7 pm. Trail Center Craft Show - Fri, […]

Festival Of Trees

The National Oregon/California Trail Center 320 North 4th Street, Montpelier

Bear Lake Festival of Trees, Wreaths, Nativity and Ginger Bread Houses. $1 entry or $5 for a family.  Local Holiday Entertainment in the Auditorium. Festival of Trees Sponsor Form

Light Up Main Street with Santa

National Oregon/California Trail Center 320 N 4th St, Montpelier

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.

CANCELLED! Bear Lake Classic Weekend

Blue Water Beach 2123 South Bear Lake Boulevard, Garden City, UT 84028, USA, Garden City

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.

Bear Lake Monster Winterfest

Utah Bear Lake State Park Marina 940 N Bear Lake Blvd, Garden City

Don’t miss our Monster Polar Plunge, Monster Cisco Disco, Monster Cisco Tournament, Monster Chili Cook-off, Monster Outdoor Expo and Raffle.

Ski Jouring the Bear

Heritage Park & Garden City Pond 579 Buttercup Blvd, Garden City

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2J7kPDcw6Y   MW Quarter Horses and Beaver Creek Lodge will provide horses and riders for an exhibition event featuring an afternoon of “Ski Jouring”. Horses will pull skiers through a ski course around gates and jumps. This event will have a “demo” or “learn to ride” time that allows new participants to try their skills […]

Oregon Trail Opens

National Oregon/California Trail Center 320 N 4th St, Montpelier

Step back in time without leaving town. Visit their website for hours and details.

Becoming A Bona Fide Bad Guy

Pickleville Playhouse 2049 S Bear Lake Blvd, Garden City

Pickleville is on the search for a brand new bad guy! They find Carl — a middle-aged, sweatpants-wearing, mustache-donning grocery store clerk with subpar confidence and even less social skill. His mission: to do whatever it takes to become the baddest bad guy ever! Enjoy this hilarious, heartwarming love story with lunatic characters. See the […]

Bear Lake Marathon Trifecta

Water’s Edge Resort 88 S Bear Lake Blvd, Garden City

The Bear Lake Marathon Trifecta is fast becoming one of America’s favorite races with amazing scenery. By completing three races in three states in three days runners can check off three states at once. Marathons & Half Marathons in 3 states; Idaho, Wyoming and Utah.

Idaho & Utah Free Fishing Day

Fish Haven, Idaho 2695 US-89, Fish Haven

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 […]

Bear Lake Heritage Photo Show

Paris, Idaho 1 N Main St, Paris

Enjoy photos of the Bear Lake Valley.  A Peoples Choice award will be awarded at 7:30 p.m. Free to the public. Held at the Thomas Nye home 52 East 1st South in Paris Idaho.  

Woodruff Classic Carshow

Woodruff Park 195 S Main St, Woodruff

Charity and Military Appreciation Car Show. Free to the public & Free Registration. 4-H hamburger sale, Charity Auction and Military Appreciation Ceremony.

Peter Pan

Pickleville Playhouse 2049 S Bear Lake Blvd, Garden City

Pickleville Playhouse adds it's famous fun twist to Peter Pan! Don't miss the timeless tale of the boy who refused to grow up. They get into all sorts of mischief, grapple with Neverland-natives, defeat the evil Captain Hook, and learn the importance of never growing up! See the Pickleville Playhouse website for dates and times.

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Alicia Blickfeldt Concert

Paris Tabernacle 190 Main St., Paris

Alicia Blickfeldt has a powerful voice that will transport you. She is an author, actress, creator, a two-time nominee for the Utah Music Awards. Hear her perform her album “Of Light ~ Escape to Another World”.

Cache Bash MTB Race

Beaver Mountain Ski Resort 40000 East Highway 89, Garden City

Annual Cache Bash at Beaver Mountain BJORR Trail. Cross country Mountain Bike race for all ages! Enjoy the day riding the Beautiful Beaver Mountain Ski Resort!

Cody’s Car Show

Cody's Gastro Garage 88 S Bear Lake Blvd, Garden City

Don’t miss Cody’s Gastro Garage’s annual Car Show! Fantastic classic and newer show cars. Meet a celebrity from The Diesel Bros, enjoy live music and food from Cody’s Food Truck. Proceeds will fund Cody’s scholarship fund for Bear Lake High and Rich High School. Free to the public. See their website for auto entry fees […]

Woodruff Days Celebration

Woodruff Arena 335 East Center Street, Woodruff

Celebrate Independence Day in Woodruff Utah! Find details on https://www.facebook.com/WoodruffHomecoming.  

Paris 4th of July Celebration

Paris, Idaho 1 N Main St, Paris

Chuckwagon Breakfast, Paris Tabernacle Patriotic Pageant, Parade and Youth Rodeo. Fun Run from Montpelier to Paris. There will also be country and bluegrass bands on July 2nd. Find details at https://www.facebook.com/parisidaho/. <!-- JULY 3rd EVENING IN PARIS Live Music, Live entertainment on the stage on Main & US 89, Paris City Park on Main Street. […]

Montpelier 4th of July Celebration

Allinger Park 21301 US-30, Montpelier

Celebrate Independence Day with the Chuckwagon Breakfast in the morning and Fireworks at dusk!  Fireworks start at approximately 10 pm. 

Garden City Independence Day

Heritage Park & Garden City Pond 579 Buttercup Blvd, Garden City

Garden City invites you to come experience a great 4th of July weekend with fireworks at Heritage Park! Enjoy live music with one of American Idol's greatest finalist, Bucky Covington at 7:30 pm. Fireworks begin at 10pm. Bring your own blanket and chairs. Find more info about Bucky at https://www.buckycovington.com.

Bear Lake Monster Swim

Garden City, Utah 500 S Bear Lake Blvd, Garden City

The Bear Lake Monster Swim (aka Swim Across Bear Lake) is a 10K point-to-point swim across the width of Bear Lake. The swim is open to solo swimmers and 2 to 6 person relay teams. There is also the Small Monster Swim (1/2 Mile and 1 Mile) and Solo Swimmers. Swim with the Bear Lake […]

Pipes Of Paris Organ Recital Series

Kelvin Smith Recital Hall 48 S. First West Street, Paris

Nine organists have joined with Kelvin Smith to provide a free recital for each Saturday from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day. These will be performed on the four-manual, 83 rank pipe organ in the recital hall attached to the residence of Kelvin Smith. See their website for dates and times. July 17 Kelvin Smith […]

Bear Lake Alaskan Salmon BBQ

St. Charles City Park 45 Center St, St Charles

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 […]

Royal Bliss Concert & Fireworks

Ideal Beach Resort 2176 South Bear Lake Boulevard, Garden City, UT 84028, USA, Garden City

Firefly Powerbikes and The Town of Garden City are hosting this awesome event! You won't want to miss it! Starting with Royal Bliss concert at Heritage Park from 6PM to 8PM. Then a Firework show, Games, Music, and Giveaways at Ideal Beach Resort from 8:30PM to 10:30PM! All free! Make sure you bring your friends and […]

Labor Day Celebration & Fireworks

Ideal Beach Resort 2176 South Bear Lake Boulevard, Garden City, UT 84028, USA, Garden City

Firefly Powerbikes is hosting this awesome event! Enjoy music, games and giveaways starting at 8:30pm. Then a Fireworks show, Games, Music, and Giveaways at Ideal Beach Resort from 8:30PM to 10:30PM! All free! Make sure you bring your friends and families. Also don't forget your lawn chairs and blankets. Call 877-4GO-Bike or 877-446-2453 for more […]

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Alicia Blickfeldt Concert

Paris Tabernacle 190 Main St., Paris

Alicia Blickfeldt has a powerful voice that will transport you. She is an author, actress, creator, a two-time nominee for the Utah Music Awards. Hear her perform her album “Of Light ~ Escape to Another World”.

Bear Lake Car Show

Wells C. Stock Park 344 N 4th St, Montpelier

Hot Rods, Classic Cars, Trucks and Motorcycles welcome. Beautiful restored vintage cars. Awards at 4pm. 

Bear Lake Raspberry Days 2021

Heritage Park & Garden City Pond 579 Buttercup Blvd, Garden City

Come to Garden City to join in the festivities with craft booths, parade, rodeo and fireworks. Treat yourself to a famous Bear Lake raspberry shake all summer long!

The Music Man Play

Bear Lake Middle School 633 Washington Street, Montpelier, ID 83254, USA, Montpelier

Bear Lake Arts Council presents Meredith Wilson's The Music Man! Follow the fast-talking traveling salesman, Harold Hill as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys' band that he vows to organize – despite the fact that he doesn't know a trombone from a treble clef. Visit their […]

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Alicia Blickfeldt Concert

Paris Tabernacle 190 Main St., Paris

Alicia Blickfeldt has a powerful voice that will transport you. She is an author, actress, creator, a two-time nominee for the Utah Music Awards. Hear her perform her album “Of Light ~ Escape to Another World”.

Hollyhock Historic Home Tour

Paris, Idaho 1 N Main St, Paris

Join the Hollyhock Historic Home and Garden Tour in Paris and Bloomington Idaho. Purchase tickets at the historic Joe Price home at 1st West 1st North in Paris, Idaho. Wagon rides, bake sale, box lunches, art, storytelling and  music. This is a fundraiser event for history and preservation projects.

Rich County Fair

Rich County Fair Grounds 30 East Church Street, Randolph

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

Bear Lake County Fair

Bear Lake County Fair Grounds 21558 U.S. 30, Montpelier

Bring the family for some good old fashioned fun! Rodeo, Carnival, Concert, Demolition Derby, Parade, Exhibits and more.  Parade, concerts, horse pulls, hypnotist, rodeo, and truck pulls. Call 208-847-0344 for more […]

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Alicia Blickfeldt Concert

Paris Tabernacle 190 Main St., Paris

Alicia Blickfeldt has a powerful voice that will transport you. She is an author, actress, creator, a two-time nominee for the Utah Music Awards. Hear her perform her album “Of Light ~ Escape to Another World”.

LOTOJA

Please join us for the annual LOTOJA Classic bike ride. Enjoy an epic autumn day bike racing/riding over 200 miles from Logan, UT to Jackson Hole, WY!

Folklore and Apple Cider Social

Paris, Idaho 1 N Main St, Paris

Hear the stories of the early days in Bear Lake in the historic Paris Tabernacle at 109  S. Main in Paris, Idaho. Free to the public.