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!

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Hailey celebrates Arbor Day each year with ArborFest, honoring “Community, Art, Earth & Trees”.  Activities include free tree seedlings, a visit from Smokey Be … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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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 Gir … Continue reading

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Everyone loves a Farmer’s Market and Hailey has one of the best around. The annual Wood River Farmer’s Market in Hailey features producers selling fruits, vegetables and flowers seasonally availab … Continue reading

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Big action means big excitement during the Monster Truck Insanity Tour at the Hailey Rodeo Arena. The tour includes four of the nation’s biggest and baddest monster trucks, along with the insane Liv … Continue reading


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, mu … Continue reading

Boy watching parade.Hailey 4th of July. Credit Carol Waller

Hailey, Idaho offers up perhaps the most quintessential hometown 4th of July celebration in the west. Each year Hailey Days of the Old West plays host to the exciting Sawtooth Rangers Rodeo, a fun &am … Continue reading

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 we … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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This event showcases over 49 of the best visual artists working in the Wood River Valley via tours of their studios, including many Hailey artists. By showcasing the creative community within the Wood … Continue reading


Celebrate the Harvest Season with a night of dining on mouthwatering local foods during this unique Hailey Restaurant Walk! The best chefs in the Wood River Valley dish up locally grown everything.  … Continue reading


For an authentic, inexpensive cultural heritage travel experience, check out the annual Trailing of the Sheep Festival, held each mid-October in the Wood River Valley of Idaho. Every year the popular … Continue reading


Crosstoberfest happens each October in Hailey and is a festival designed to promote the cyclocross revolution and showcase brewers and hand-crafted beer and microbreweries from the United States and E … Continue reading


A very special trick-or-treat extravaganza happens on Main Street in Hailey! Don your best costumes on and join the throngs of ghosts, goblins and other creative spooksters for this special afternoon … Continue reading

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Held on the morning of Thanksgiving each year, this great community event brings out over 650 participants  to run, walk & stroll the beautiful 5K course through the Draper Preserve in Hailey.  … Continue reading

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