Stanley brings more excitement for February in Idaho’s snow country will take place at the Sixth Annual Stanley-Sawtooth Winterfest, Friday, Feb. 20, through Sunday, Feb. 22.
Expect a wide range of new attractions and activities for the entire family from the Winterfest 40 Fatbike Race hosted by the Sawtooth Society to the Wild & Woolley Drag Race as well as an outhouse race and king and queen crowning.
Enjoy an afternoon of live music including all sorts of fun and hilarity on and off the snow in multiple locations throughout Stanley as well as a Kid’s Winterfest Cocoa and Play Area and Winterfest Wine and Art. For those who want a mellower race, a 30K Fatbike Race is also an option. There is a race fee of $30. To register, visit http://winterfest40.athlete360.com/. For information and updates visit www.facebook.com/stanleyfatbike.
Lots of free live music will fill up the Stanley Winterfest weekend beginning with the Pesky Grape Seeds kicking off Winterfest at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 19, at The Stanley Sluice located in the Stanley Town Square. On Friday, Feb. 20, at 9 p.m. a Glow in the Dark Parade will take place along with The Stanley Club at the Mountain Village Resort hosting its traditional and FREE Winterfest kick off Beach Party.
Enjoy live music all day on Saturday, Feb. 21, from 12 to 3 p.m. on Ace of Diamonds Blvd in downtown Stanley for the annual Winterfest celebration featuring music by the Stanley School of Rock, Cheap Yellow Beer and Tony Holiday & the Velvetones.
At 9 p.m., The Kasino Club will host Tony Holiday & the Velvetones, and from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. the The Stanley Club at the Mountain Village Resort presents The Crooks with Cheap Yellow Beer. To purchase tickets for the Stanley Club at the Mountain Village Resort events, call 208-774-7000, or 208-484-3847 and visit www.rightlaneproductions.net.
On Sunday, Feb. 22, the Winterfest weekend finishes with the Winterfest Triathlon and the Winterfest Ski Clinic along with movies and munchies at the Stanley Library.
Offering a plethora of backcountry skiing, trekking, yurt and fishing ventures as well as accessible hot springs, Stanley, Idaho has plenty of other outdoor winter thrills and activities off the beaten snow pack between the Salmon River and the Sawtooth Mountains of central Idaho, making it a “well-worth the trip.” See the latest from CNN at www.cnn.com/interactive/2014/07/travel/50-states-natural-wonders/.
For more details and information on events and accommodations, visit http://stanleycc.org.