Events

Bear Lake Area Events

For more information visit BearLake.org

June 2014

  • MonthlyQuilt Show at the The Oregon/California Trail Center in Montpelier. 866-847-3800
  • Monthly: Zumba!  Every Tuesday & Thursday 8am-9am and Saturdays 7:30am-8:30am.  $3 per class or punch passes are available.  Located at the Garden City Offices, 69 N. Paradise Parkway.  Call 435-764-0863 for more info. 
  • Saturday Nights: The Bear Lake Dance Place - Teen and Young Adult dance Saturday.
  • Saturdays: Bear Lake Rodeos - bull riding, saddle bronc riding, team roping, calf roping, breakaway roping, barrel racing, mutton bustin (for the kids)!
  • Saturdays: Garden City Farmer’s & Artisan’s Market - 10am – 1pm (June through August- except August 2nd). Located in the parking lot north of the LDS church on US 30 (Bear Lake Blvd.) in Garden City.
  • 7th: Utah Free Fishing Day. For details contact the Utah Department of Fish & Game.
  • 7th: Golf Team Fund Raiser 4-man scramble  at the Montpelier Golf Course. Montpelier. 208-847-1981
  • 7th: Live music performed by Third Strike at Cooper’s Restaurant and Sports Bar at Bear Lake West, Fish Haven, ID.  Show begins at 8:00PM.  Call 208-945-2222 for more information.
  • 13th: Celtic Night!  Leaping Lulu & Inishfre Irish Dance Company performs at the Allinger Community Theatre in Montpelier, Idaho. 208-847-3800
  • 13th -14th:  7th Annual Bear Lake Marathon - Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, 10K, 5K, and 1K.  Race in Idaho on the 13th, and Utah on the 14th!
  • 14thPhotograph a “Day in the life of Montpelier and submit one photo for the Montpelier Sesquicentennial on August 8th and 9th. Prizes will be awarded. For details, contact Ross at 208-847-2075.
  • 14th: Live music performed by Gadget & The Professors at Cooper’s Restaurant and Sports Bar at Bear Lake West, Fish Haven, ID.  Show begins at 8:00PM.  Call 208-945-2222 for more information.
  • 21st: Bear Lake Monster Century bike race. Distances ranging from 25 miles to 100 miles.
  • 21st: 3rd Annual Woodruff Classic Car Show. Located at the park in Woodruff, UT. 10am to 12pm register cars. 1pm Pinewood derby races. For more info call Jared (307) 679-7682
  • 21st: Live music performed by Big Red Judy at Cooper’s Restaurant and Sports Bar at Bear Lake West, Fish Haven, ID.  Show begins at 8:00PM.  Call 208-945-2222 for more information.
  • 27th & 28th: Live music performed by Pilebos at Cooper’s Restaurant and Sports Bar at Bear Lake West, Fish Haven, ID.  Show begins at 8:00PM.  Call 208-945-2222 for more information.

July 2014

  • MonthlyQuilt Show at the The Oregon/California Trail Center in Montpelier. 866-847-3800
  • Monthly: Zumba!  Every Tuesday & Thursday 8am-9am and Saturdays 7:30am-8:30am.  $3 per class or punch passes are available.  Located at the Garden City Offices, 69 N. Paradise Parkway.  Call 435-764-0863 for more info. 
  • Saturdays: Bear Lake Rodeos - bull riding, saddle bronc riding, team roping, calf roping, breakaway roping, barrel racing, mutton bustin (for the kids)!
  • Friday & Saturday Nights: The Bear Lake Dance Place - “All ages dance Friday, Teen and Young Adult dance Saturday.
  • Saturdays: Garden City Farmer’s & Artisan’s Market - 10am – 1pm (June through August, except August 2nd) Located in the parking lot north of the LDS church on US 30 (Bear Lake Blvd.) in Garden City.
  • 3rd:  Woodruff Rodeo at 5 p.m. Dance at the City Park 9:30PM. 435-793-4395
  • TBA: Evening in Paris Western StyleLive Entertainment by Installer and local talent. Will be held at Paris City Park.
  • 4th: Paris 4th of July Celebration, Chuckwagon Breakfast 6:00 a.m., Pageant at Paris Tabernacle 11:00 a.m., Parade 1:00 p.m., Youth Rodeo 3:00 p.m.at the Paris Rodeo Grounds.  Activities for every age! 208-945-2507
  • 4th: Woodruff 4th of July Celebration, Parade 9:00 a.m., Dutch oven dinner at 11:00 a.m., Rodeo 2:00 p.m. 435-793-4395
  • 4th: Montpelier Idaho 4th of July Celebration, Lions Club Chuckwagon Breakfast 6am-11am, Evening Fireworks on “M” Hill after sunset, Montpelier, Idaho.
  • 4th: The 34rd Annual KVSI Fun Run. Call 208-847-1450 for more information. Bear Lake Memorial will be announcing the winners of the Community Weightloss Challenge. Find us on Facebook or visit www.BLMHospital.com
  • 4th & 5th: Live music performed by Easy Street Band at Cooper’s Restaurant and Sports Bar at Bear Lake West, Fish Haven, ID.  Show begins at 8:00PM.  Call 208-945-2222 for more information.
  • 11th & 12th: Bear Lake Car Show at Wells C. Stock Park in Montpelier ID. Cruise and BBQ on the 11th. For more info call (208) 847-0757
  • 12th: Live music performed by Joe Peterson at Cooper’s Restaurant and Sports Bar at Bear Lake West, Fish Haven, ID.  Show begins at 8:00PM.  Call 208-945-2222 for more information.
  • 18th: Concert by Jared Rogerson Band at the Allinger Community Theatre in Montpelier, Idaho. 208-847-3800
  • 19th: Bear Lake County Annual Salmon BBQ- 11:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M. at St. Charles City Park. New this year will be a 5k “Salmon Run” with start times of 10:30, 11:30, and 12:30. The Salmon Run 5k is $45.00 which includes a cool t-shirt, registration AND the salmon barbeque!  We’ll also have craft booths and local entertainment! Dinner: $12.00 (12 years on up) $6.00 (ages 6-11). For more information call 208-221-6897 or to register for the Salmon 5k, visit Active.com.
  • 19th: Bear Lake Monster Swim is a point to point race across the width of Bear Lake.  Solo Swimmers and Relay teams.
  • 19th: Live music performed by Final Mixx at Cooper’s Restaurant and Sports Bar at Bear Lake West, Fish Haven, ID.  Show begins at 8:00PM.  Call 208-945-2222 for more information.
  • 26th: Live music performed by The Kap Brothers at Cooper’s Restaurant and Sports Bar at Bear Lake West, Fish Haven, ID.  Show begins at 8:00PM.  Call 208-945-2222 for more information.
  • TBA: Fund Raiser Celebration held by the Montpelier Fire and Rescue team from 3PM – until dark. Bounce house, water games, giant water slide, music, and firefighter games.  Located at the Allinger Park, Montpelier Idaho.  For more info contact Devin 208-705-4708.
  • TBA: Fireworks at Ideal Beach Resort after dark, 2176 S. Bear Lake Blvd. 435-946-3364 (Fire restrictions will be taken into consideration before event)
  • TBA: Bear Lake West Golf Course / Scramble, 8 AM and 1 PM, (208) 945-2744.

August 2014

  • MonthlyQuilt Show at the The Oregon/California Trail Center in Montpelier. 866-847-3800
  • Monthly: Zumba!  Every Tuesday & Thursday 8am-9am and Saturdays 7:30am-8:30am.  $3 per class or punch passes are available.  Located at the Garden City Offices, 69 N. Paradise Parkway.  Call 435-764-0863 for more info. 
  • Friday & Saturday Nights: The Bear Lake Dance Place - “All ages dance Friday, Teen and Young Adult dance Saturday.
  • Saturdays: Garden City Farmer’s & Artisan’s Market - 10am – 1pm (June through August- except August 2nd)
    Located in the parking lot north of the LDS church on US 30 (Bear Lake Blvd.) in Garden City.
  • Saturdays: Bear Lake Rodeosbull riding, saddle bronc riding, team roping, calf roping, breakaway roping, barrel racing, mutton bustin (for the kids)!
  • Saturdays: Live music at Cooper’s at Bear Lake West Restaurant & Sports Bar through September in Fish Haven, ID.
  • July 31st & Aug. 1st – 2nd: Bear Lake Raspberry Days Festival in Garden City, Utah. Parade, fireworks, craft fair, golf tournament and dances. View Flyer.
  • 1st – 2nd: Laketown Rodeo, Laketown, Utah, for more info call (435) 757-0921 or (435) 881-1411
  • 1st: Messy Rush, 5k Ranch Run  Register online. Contact amanda@messyrush.com
  • 1st & 2nd: Live music performed by Wasatchback Band at Cooper’s Restaurant and Sports Bar at Bear Lake West, Fish Haven, ID.  Show begins at 8:00PM.  Call 208-945-2222 for more information.
  • 2nd: Raspberry Days 5K! Start & finish at the Laketown Park.  Pre-register at www.runnercard.com.  Come participate and get a T-shirt and raspberry ice-cream as you cross the finish line!
  • 2nd: Raspberry Days Scramble at Bear Lake West. 8 am and 2 pm. 208-945-2744
  • 6th-9th: Montpelier, Idaho Sesquicentennial!  Events include a melodrama, discounted tickets to the National Oregon/California Trail Center living history tour, Dutch oven dinner, chuck wagon breakfast, and craft fair.  For ticket information visit www.oregontrailcenter.org
  • 9th: Live music performed by Scotty Haze at Cooper’s Restaurant and Sports Bar at Bear Lake West, Fish Haven, ID.  Show begins at 8:00PM.  Call 208-945-2222 for more information.
  • 11th -16th: Bear Lake County Fair- Montpelier, ID. Parade, concerts, horse pulls, hypnotist, rodeo, and truck pulls.  Call 208-847-0344 for more info.
  • 13th: Concert by Saddle Strings at the Allinger Community Theatre in Montpelier, Idaho. 208-847-3800
  • 13th: Historical Note Butch Cassidy robbed the Bank of Montpelier at 3:13 pm on August 13, 1896.
  • 14th-16th: Rich County Fair in Randolph, UT. Rodeos, fireworks, livestock sale, parade, home art displays, movie in the park, and dutch oven cook-off. 435-881-3184.
  • 16th: Bear Lake Valley Health Care Foundation Annual Golf “Fore” Health Golf Tournament. For more information, contact Bear Lake Memorial Hospital or Craig at 208-847-1630.
  • 16th: Live music performed by Stone Road Band at Cooper’s Restaurant and Sports Bar at Bear Lake West, Fish Haven, ID.  Show begins at 8:00PM.  Call 208-945-2222 for more information.
  • 20th – 24th: Bear Lake Rendezvous! in Laketown, Utah. Native American dancers, black powder shoot, candycannon, kids games, and more! See Flyer.
  • 22nd – 24th: Bear Lake Parade of Homes. Homes on display, sponsored by the Bear Lake Home Builders Association, for more info call 801-725-8941.
  • 23rd: Interlaken 100 is Utah’s newest century bike race.  Riders will start at Pine View Reservoir and end at Bear Lake. You can race as a relay, individual, or team.  801-613-7520
  • 23rdInterlaken 100 is sponsoring a concert at the Garden City Park.  Bring your family and friends and enjoy an evening of entertainment.
  • 23rd: Live music performed by Flew the Coop at Cooper’s Restaurant and Sports Bar at Bear Lake West, Fish Haven, ID.  Show begins at 8:00PM.  Call 208-945-2222 for more information.
  • 29th – Sept 1st: Bear Lake Parade of Homes. Homes on display, sponsored by the Bear Lake Home Builders Association, for more info call 801-725-8941
  • 29th & 30th: Live music performed by The Kap Brothers at Cooper’s Restaurant and Sports Bar at Bear Lake West, Fish Haven, ID.  Show begins at 8:00PM.  Call 208-945-2222 for more information.
  • TBA: Bear Lake Ranch Rodeo, Laketown Arena. Wild cow milking, saddle bronc riding, and events for the kids as well! Contact Bo for more info 435-757 3775.
  • TBA: The Tale of Old Ephraim with Daniel Bishop at Stokes Nature Center. Come relive the epic battle of shepherder Frank Clark and Utah’s last known grizzly bear. 435-755-3239

September 2014

October 2014

  • MonthlyQuilt Show at the The Oregon/California Trail Center in Montpelier. 866-847-3800
  • Monthly: Zumba!  Every Tuesday & Thursday 8am-9am and Saturdays 7:30am-8:30am.  $3 per class or punch passes are available.  Located at the Garden City Offices, 69 N. Paradise Parkway.  Call 435-764-0863 for more info. 
  • 16th – 18th: Quilt trunk show Thurday 7PM.  Quilting class Friday and Saturday taught by Pam Buda of Heart Spun Quilts. Reservations required for quilt class.  Event located at the National Oregon/California Trail Center in Montpelier, ID. 208-847-3800  
  • 17th: 7th Annual “Can you Believe it?! community talent show held at the Allinger Communitee Theatre in Montpelier, Idaho. 208-847-3800
  • TBA: Fall Family Night, movie at the Laketown Park starting at 6:30PM.  Dinner and games $8.  *inclement weather at the NRE gymnasium.
  • TBA: Halloween Party at the KOA campground in Garden City, UT. Starts at 4:30PM. Trick-or-Treating, treats, and games.
  • TBA: Halloween Bash at Kerasma Restaurant.  Costume contest and Spooky Buffett.  801-651-4170

November 2014

  • TBA: Rich Legends and Melodies: stories, poetry, & music! Located in Garden City, UT at Lake View Room, Bldg C, 69 N. Paradise Parkway. Performance starts at 6:30 PM. Free Admission! For more info contact 435-730-6559.
  • TBA: Traditional Thanksgiving Day Dinner at Kerasma Restaurant. Served from noon-6pm. Adults $25 Kids 10 and under $10. Save yourself the hassle and shopping by coming and enjoying a great Feast! Reservations only. 801-651-4170
  • 28th: Performance by Michael ballam, “Prelude to Christmas” at the Allinger Communitee Theatre in Montpelier, Idaho. 208-847-3800
  • 28th-29th: Holiday Craft Fair & Tree Festival at the Oregon Trail Center in Montpelier on Friday from noon to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Santa will visit Saturday at noon. 208-847-3800.
  • 29th: Paris Craft Fair, Paris Elementary School, 10am – 3 pm, for more info call 208-847-0722.
  • Thanksgiving in Bear Lake, bring your family for a great time of year, call 1-800-448-BEAR for activities and services.

December 2014

  • 6th: T minus 5 Christmas concert & Holiday Social at the The Oregon/ California Trail Center in Montpelier. 208-847-3800
  • TBA: 2nd Annual Christmas Expo at Clover Creek Home Furnishings in Montpelier.  Friday hours 3pm-10PM, Saturday hours 9am-2pm.  Call 208-847-1301 for more info.
  • TBA: Garden City Community Christmas Party at 1 p.m. at the Garden City Complex. 69 N. Paradise Parkway. Santa will be here!
  • TBA: Montpelier celebrates “Light up Main Street”. Activities include hay rides, caroling, ugly sweater contest, santa and tree lighting. Activites will go from 5pm-7pm. The tree will be lit at 6pm.  Call Heather for more info 435-535-5448.
  • TBA: Live Nativity presented at Gunderson’s TrueValue in Montpelier.
  • TBA: Dive-in Movie New Year’s Eve at the Garden City Pool.  Starts at 5:30pm, full length feature film.  $3 per person.  Call 385-205-7722 for more information.
  • Christmas in Bear Lake, bring your family for a great time of year, call 1-800-448-BEAR for activities and services

January 2015

February 2015

March 2015

April 2015

  • TBA: Bear Lake Memorial Hospital FREE Senior Health Fair. 8 AM – Noon at the Bear Lake Senior Citizen’s Center in Montpelier. For more information, contact Bear Lake Memorial Hospital at (208) 847-1630. (Seniors Age 60 and older) Visit with physician and numerous vendors on health issues pertaining to Senior Citizens. Come to the Senior Citizen’s Center starting at 9am.
  • TBA: Easter Egg Hunt will start at 11AM so don’t be late!  Kids 0-12 can participate. Garden City Park in Garden City, Utah. 435-946-2901
  • TBA:  Montpelier Parks & Recreation Easter Egg Hunt from noon – 2 pm at Adams Park in Montpelier.
  • TBA: Snowmobile Hill Climbs - RMSHA Sanctioned at Beaver Mountain Ski Resort. 13 miles from Garden City, UT. For more info call (866) 652-4323.
  • TBA: Bar J Wranglers performs at the Allinger Community Theatre in Montpelier, Idaho. 208-847-3800.

 

May 2015

  • MonthlyQuilt Show at the The Oregon/California Trail Center in Montpelier. 866-847-3800
  • Monthly: Zumba!  Every Tuesday & Thursday 8am-9am and Saturdays 7:30am-8:30am.  $3 per class or punch passes are available.  Located at the Garden City Offices, 69 N. Paradise Parkway. Call 435-764-0863 for more info. 
  • TBA: Quilt trunk show Thurday 7PM.  Quilting class Friday and Saturday taught by Jenny Doan of Missouri Star Quilts. Reservations required for quilt class.  Event located at the National Oregon/California Trail Center in Montpelier, ID. 208-847-3800
  • TBA: Ice-breaker Tournament, 2 person scramble at the Montpelier Golf Course.  208-847-1981
  • TBA: Andy Hackbarth and Wayward Tambourine performs at the Allinger Community Theatre in Mondpelier, Idaho.  208-847-3800
  • TBA: Bear Lake Classic Road Race & Fun Ride starting and ending at Blue Water Beach Resort.  See Flyer.
  • TBABear Lake Monster Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K.  Start and Finish in St. Charles, Idaho.
  • TBA: Bear Lake Shake! Located at the State Park marina.  Activities include: Sailboat races, motor boat poker run, dutch-oven cook off, and more!  For more information or to register for an event contact Bear Lake State Park at 435-946-3343.

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