April 2017

There’s lots to do in White Bird…year-round.

Photo provided by Salmon River Photos

Photo courtesy of Salmon River Photos

An old-fashioned Parade, Celebration, and hometown Rodeo during White Bird Days on Father’s Day weekend in mid-June is always wildly popular. Other fun, family events range from a Sausage Feed in March, to Art Shows & Sales, Chili Cook-Offs, and more. Check this website for contact information about our events and family festivals occurring throughout the year in White Bird, Idaho.

Community events and festivals occur frequently in White Bird, Idaho and in addition to the annual Festival & Parade in mid June, range from trap shoots, to Easter Egg Hunts, bike rides, a Halloween youth party, the Rebekah Turkey Dinner, and Christmas programs….there’s a lot going on in this small town in north central Idaho.

APRIL – 2017


Mobile Food Bank, First Thursday, April 6th , noon , at the school. Call Leah Harvey, 839.2285, if you have any questions or would like to volunteer.


Saturday, April 15th , 10 AM at the School (WBARD building)

Fun for toddlers through 6th grade.  The Easter Bunny will be there!!!
Lots of fun and prizes!!!  Hot dogs available after the hunt.
Our thanks to organizers Cody and Renee Farmer! Donations accepted; volunteers needed .
Call the Farmers, 839.2395 for more information–or to volunteer.  Donation cans at Canyon House, Silver Dollar, and Red’s River Café; help support this wonderful activity.  (You can also mail checks to the Farmers at P.O. Box 89.)

On your way to the Easter Egg Hunt, stop by the IOOF Hall where the Rebekahs will offer pies, cakes, cookies, and more at their annual Bake Sale.  Starts at 9 AM.

Turkey Shoot – Rifle and Pistol

Everyone is welcome on Saturday, April 15th , at the White Bird Gun Club .  Sight-in at 8 AM ; competition at 9 AM .  Lots of categories; prizes in each.   $1 entry fee.  Call Dave Cook, 628.3759, for more details.


Easter “Sonrise” Service at the Battlefield Overlook, April 16, at 7 AM

Join this very special, Easter service at the Overlook.  A free breakfast for all attendees follows at Pleasant View Baptist Church at 8 AM , followed by Worship at 9 AM .  All are most welcome!!!

14th/ 15th/ 16th

33nd Annual Salmon River Jet Boat Races in Riggins, Idaho Photo provided by Salmon River Photos

Enjoy the jet boat races on Friday, April 14th ; Saturday, April 15th ; and Sunday, April 16th .  The most exciting and longest running river Jet Boat Race in the U.S.A.!  Thrill to the speed of the jet boats as they thunder along the River of No Return.  Race teams from the United States and Canada will compete for cash prizes.  Show & Shine “Boat Show”, BBQ, Fireworks, and more!!!  Detailed information is available on the Salmon River website .  (Photo courtesy of Salmon River Photos.)

22nd/ 23rd

Gun Sh ow, Saturday and Sunday, April 22nd and 23rd; Hoot’s Café!

Lots to see at this fine gun show. Hoot’s Café.  Small admission charge.  Starts about 9 AM.  Call 839.2265 for details.