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!

Sheep Town Drag Race (June TBD)

Sheeptown Drag Race in Hailey during Ride Sun Valley. Credit Daniel Dunn Photo

Is this crazy or what?  The warm summer night ignites with the SheepTown Drag Race in Hailey, a comedic battle challenging the brave to race with flaming logs chained behind their bikes. Open to the public, participants gather at twilight outside the Powerhouse Bike Shop and Pub to sign up for a …

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ColorMeFearless 5k (June 2, 2018)

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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 Fearless …

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Monster Truck Insanity Tour (June 16, 2018)

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Big action means big excitement during the Monster Truck Insanity Tour on Saturday evening, June 16, at the Hailey Rodeo Arena in Werthheimer Park. Come check out this awesome line up of MONSTERS as they compete in straight up, tailgate dragging wheelie contests, heads up racing, and insane car crushing, …

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Hailey Skateboard Competition (June 23, 2018)


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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