Annual Events

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Bear Lake Monster Winterfest

The Bear Lake Monster Winterfest is Bear Lake Valley’s biggest winter event! Held every January, this three-day festival includes a chili cook-off, raffle, fishing tournament, polar bear plunge and more!

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Fire & Ice Winterfest

The Fire & Ice Winterfest is held over the first full weekend in February in Lava Hot Springs, Idaho. This event includes a chili cook-off, polar bear river float, fire dancers, and fireworks!

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Skijoring the Bear

Skijoring is a sport where a person on skis is pulled behind a horse, and a competition is held every year in Garden City, Utah. Come watch horses pull skiers around gates and over jumps!

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Cache Valley Cowboy Rendezvous

The Cache Valley Cowboy Rendezvous is usually held the first weekend of March, at the Cache County Event Center in Logan, Utah. A reunion of Cowboy poets, musicians and artisans with featured artists and poets, a Saturday night dance, and a Sunday Cowboy Church, this is an event you don’t want to miss!

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Baby Animal Days at the American West Heritage Center

Baby Animal Days is held at the American West Heritage Center every April. The festival highlights the coming of Spring and the baby animals of all kinds that come with it. There are also train rides, pony rides, wagon rides, and more! This is a perfect activity for the whole family.

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Cache Valley Mountain Man Rendezvous

This rendezvous is held at the American Heritage West Center in Logan, Utah. Featuring skills demonstrations, tomahawk throwing, traders, and so much more!

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May Day Celebration

Held on the first Saturday in May in Mendon, Utah, the May Day Celebration is a community spring celebration. This tradition has been celebrated going back to 1863 and celebrates springtime. It features may poles and the crowning of a May Queen!

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Richmond Black & White Days

Held every May, Black & White Days in Richmond, Utah, is a century old festival focusing on highlighting the dairy industry. The week long celebration hosts the Western Spring National Holstein Show, and includes other events like horse pulls, Highlander games, a parade, and more!

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Smithfield Health Days

Known as “Utah’s Health City,” Smithfield celebrates this title by holding a week long celebration! This event includes a Health Days Fun Run, a horse pull, and a parade!

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Chesterfield Memorial Day Celebration

The Chesterfield Townsite is an old rural village frozen in time near Bancroft, Idaho. A Memorial Day celebration kicks off the beginning of their visitor’s season. There is a marathon, auction, craft fair, blacksmith shop, pioneer games, tours, and a dance.

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Summerfest Arts Faire

Hosted at the Cache County Fairgrounds, the Summerfest Arts Faire features artists of all kinds! Come enjoy live performances, food and art vendors, and a creation station to express your inner artist!

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Nibley Heritage Days

This week-long festival celebrates all things Nibley! Come see the quilt show or participate in the beard and mustache contest!

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Wildflower and Music Festival

The Wildflower and Music Festival is held every June at the Pebble Creek Ski Area in Inkom, Idaho. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the wildflowers and live music!

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Franklin Idaho Days

Held near the end of June, Idaho Days is a celebration of all things Idaho! Hosted in Idaho’s oldest town Franklin, Idaho, this three-day event features fireworks, softball games, a car show, parade, and several historical presentations.

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Malad Valley Welsh Festival

Live music and dancers at the Malad Welsh Festival.

The annual Malad Valley Welsh Festival is held every June. Come learn more about Welsh culture and tradition while also enjoying food and art! This event celebrates Welsh heritage and offers many activities for families and individuals.

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Marsh Valley Pioneer Days Rodeo

This rodeo in McCammon, Idaho, features popular events like mutton busting, bareback riding, novice bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, barrel racing, team roping and bull riding. There is also a parade and craft fair.

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Providence Sauerkraut Days

Held in August, this town’s German roots are reflected in this celebration featuring a week of events. This includes a dinner of homemade sauerkraut and all the trimmings, a parade, entertainment, and games in the park.

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Trout and Berry Days

This festival celebrates the agricultural heritage of Paradise, Utah, for its trout farming and berry growing. It is always held the weekend before Labor Day and includes a rodeo, trout dinner, pie eating contest, and other fun activities.

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Bear Lake Raspberry Days

Held in Garden City, Utah, early August, this event celebrates the harvesting of raspberries in Bear Lake. During the 3-day festival there is a parade, pie eating contest, vendors, and live concerts.

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Wellsville Founders’ Day

This event held in Wellsville, Utah, commemorates the settling of the first white community in Cache Valley in the 1850s. It includes a parade, barbecue, baseball tournament, 5K and 10K races, “buckaroo” rodeo, and a patriotic musical program.

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Peach Days

Established in 1904, this is one of the oldest harvest festivals still going, and it celebrates the products of Utah’s famous Fruit Way. It features a parade, a carnival, fruit displays, entertainment, dancing, a craft fair, and a Dutch oven cook-off featuring peaches. Grab a bowl of fresh peach cobbler and you’ll think you’re in heaven!

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Cache Valley Cheese & Dairy Festival

Cows in a field.

Held every year at the Cache County Event Center, the Cache Valley Cheese & Dairy Festival features free samples, live entertainment, and agricultural demonstrations. This free event allows you to learn about the local farms and businesses that make Cache Valley the Dairy Capital of the West.

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Fall Harvest Festival at the American West Heritage Center

Deanne's Opera House at the American West Heritage Center during the Fall Festival.

An annual occurrence in Wellsville, Utah, the American West Heritage Center’s historic Fall Harvest Festival is an event for the entire family. This festival includes a corn maze, train rides, candle making, and more!

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North Logan Pumpkin Walk

The North Logan Pumpkin Walk features hundreds of lit jack o’ lanterns and curated scenes and displays made from pumpkins. Come on down to Elk Ridge Park in Logan and see why this event has been held for over 40 years!

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Trailing of the Sheep

Sheep being herded by Eph Jensen Livestock through Brigham City, Utah.

The “Trailing of the Sheep” is an over 80-year-old event with Eph Jensen Livestock as they move their sheep herd from their summer range to their winter range in Bear River City. Roads are closed to make way for the sheep, and you can follow along to see this massive migration

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Tremonton Cowboy Christmas Market

The Cowboy Christmas Market at the Box Elder County Fairgrounds in Tremonton, Utah, includes live music and local vendors of all kinds. Come find the perfect holiday gift here!

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Logan Novemberfest

Started in 1984, the Logan Novemberfest is held the weekend after Thanksgiving at the Cache County Event Center. Come browse their high quality and unique vendors while also entering a raffle to win prizes!

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Preston Festival of Lights

The city of Preston, Idaho, goes all out for lighted Christmas decorations in its Festival of Lights, beginning Thanksgiving weekend. Throughout the region, homeowners take delight in decorating their houses and yards with lights and other decorations. Hop in the car and take a drive around the area to help you get into the holiday spirit!

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Parade of Gingerbread Homes

​Every year in Downtown Logan, multiple gingerbread creations are on display in through the month of December. This event is free and open to the public, and you can vote for your favorites!

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Handmade Christmas Market at Box Elder County Fairgrounds

This market showcases the best of the best of the local artisan community! They offer door prizes to the first several people who arrive in addition to multiple food trucks and over 70 vendors to shop from!

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Winter Steam Festival

The Winter Steam Festival at Golden Spike National Historical Park features multiple locomotive demonstrations and special exhibits as well as rides on handcars. The winter weather allows visitors to better see the thick steam from the historic locomotives.

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