Hailey might be a small town, but we are very proud to host  big events  that attract visitors from around the county and the world.  There are lots of reasons to come join us this year!    

ArborFest (May 12, 2018)


Hailey celebrates Arbor Day each year with ArborFest, honoring “Community, Art, Earth & Trees”.  Activities include free tree seedlings, a visit from Smokey Bear, a bouncy forest, local art displays, musical performances and the wild and crazy ArborFest MudRun!

ColorMeFearless 5k

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The annual Color Me Fearless 5K combines a run, walk or stroll with the fun of paint throwing stations along the race course.  This fun community wide event will benefit the Wood River Chapter of Girls on the Run. Register today and start training!   FRIDAY, JUNE 1 Color Me …

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Hailey Skateboard Competition (June TBD)


The world-class Hailey Skate Park hosts an important stop of the Wild West Skateboard Contest Series. This national series features Jam format contests, gear and cash prizes, a massive raffle, DJs, music and artists, and lots of high energy. In order to be eligible for the Overall WWSC Series Title, …

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Sawtooth Rangers Rodeo (July 2-4, 2018)

Rodeo Steer Wrestling. Credit Casey McGee

Rodeo is a proud tradition in the West and in Hailey, the Sawtooth Rangers have held an exciting professional rodeo, featuring some of the best riders and stock in the country, over the 4th of July weekend every year since 1947. In 2011 the City of Hailey invested over $3 …

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Draper Preserve River Festival (4th of July)

Draper Preserve River Festival, floating with flags. Credit Carol Waller

After the City of Hailey’s July 4th parade, continue your Independence Day celebration with a stroll down to the Draper Wood River Preserve for some sun and family fun!  Sponsored by the Wood River Land Trust, the Draper Preserve River Festival features food, music, river activities, face-painting, educational nature programs …

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Hailey Antique Fairs (July 2-4 & Sept 1-2, 2018)

Hailey 4th of July Antique Fair Photo: Carol Waller

Nothing is more fun than browsing for unique treasures at a well-curated antique show, and the Hailey Antique Fairs have some of the best antique vendors and wares in the region.  You will be sure to find that perfect one-of-a-kind something!