The 15 Best Small-Town Idaho Festivals You’ve Never Heard Of

Call it a small town community thing, an insatiable desire to be outside, or a love of food, carnival rides, and everything else that one can find at a local festival – Idahoans will celebrate just about anything with a festival! But while our major county fairs and biggest music festivals often get all the attention, nearly every community across the state is host to its own bevy of local festivals, which celebrate anything from dogs, trees, and state foods to the Renaissance. Here are a few you might not have heard of yet, but should definitely check out!

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:

Better start planning now! Does your hometown have an awesome festival worth adding? Share in the comments!