6 Winter Festivals In Idaho That Are Simply Unforgettable

The tree is up, the shopping is in progress, and you’re making your way through Idaho’s very own Christmas bucket list to help make the most of the spirit of the season. Now what? Get outside and enjoy one of Idaho’s unique winter and Christmas festivals, of course! Just because the weather is cooling off in Idaho doesn’t mean the activities stop. In fact, this is Idaho’s prime season! Beat the winter blues well into the new year with Idaho’s best winter festivities, ice sculpting exhibits, and other annual events; you’re sure to find an event you just can’t miss!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

From towering sculptures and fireworks to laser shows, snow sculptures, and dogsled races, no festival in Idaho is quite the same. So grab some hot cocoa and your favorite fleece blanket and get ready to make your own unique adventure and memories, no matter which festival you choose!

Do you know of any other winter festivals that should be added to the list this year? Let us know!

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