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Women With Bait Fishing Tournament

The annual all Women’s fishing tournament has been providing friendly competition and good times for beginners and experienced fisherwomen since 1996. Round up a crew of 7-10 ladies who are ready to “get their hands wet” and spend the day drifting down the river with an experienced guide and baitboy. Your main objectives are as follows: Have fun, and catch steelhead. From February 1st to the middle of March, we’re on the lookout for the woman who catches the biggest steelhead, the woman who catches the most steelhead. To close out the tournament, our champions will go home with a prize package that will be awarded to them at the annual Fish Dance. Every year Women with Bait manages to be better than the last. The annual Women’s steelhead fishing tournament runs from Feb 1 through the middle of March. * Advanced reservations are required. Booking opens Feb 1st for the FOLLOWING year.

First Responder Bash

Come join us to support our local Riggins First Responders. Dinner and auction! Date TBA however the event is held in March.

Salmon River Jet Boat Races

Salmon River Jet Boat Race Association LLC ANNUAL SALMON RIVER JET BOAT RACE (founded 1984) Date:  April 14, 15 and 16 2023 Sponsored by the Salmon River Jet Boat Race Association LLC Spectacular boats, drivers and navigators put on a terrific show down the Main Salmon River---The River of No Return the third weekend of April each year! Friday April 14: Show n Shine Boat Show and BBQ at Riggins City Park at 6:00 p.m. Saturday April 15: Races start at Island Bar at 10:00 a.m. Fireworks at Riggins City Park at dusk Sunday April 16: Races start at Island Bar at 10:00 a.m. Awards banquet at Riggins Community Center following the race (approximately 3:00) Watch the races along the banks of the Salmon River from Island Bar to Lightening Creek For more information visit us on Facebook at:   Salmon River Jet Boat Race – Riggins, Idaho Or email: salmonriverjbra@gmail.com No one puts on a better show than Riggins the third weekend of April each year! Big horsepower, amazing drivers and navigators, spectacular boats and engines! Events starts with the Show n Shine [...]

Riggins Rodeo

May 6 & 7 2023 – Sponsored by the Salmon River Cowboy Association at the Riggins Rodeo Grounds starting at 1:30 pm each day. Cowboy Breakfast, Sunday, May 7 at 6:00 am to 10:00 am, Riggins Community Center The traditional parade delights those of all ages on Sunday, May 8th  at 11:00 am down our Main Street starting at the Riggins City Park More information at www.rigginsrodeo.com or Facebook

Cowboy Breakfast

You won’t want to miss the call for breakfast Sponsored by the Salmon River Chamber of Commerce. “Yummy Yummy Yummy Pancakes for your tummy!”, Sunday, May 7th at the Riggins Community Center from 6:00 am to 10:00 am.  Followed by the Riggins Rodeo Parade.

Sacred Salmon Ceremony

The Annual, “Sacred Salmon Ceremony & Friendship Pot Luck” is free & open to all.  It is held the 2nd Saturday in May.  May 13, 2023 Noon -3pm (Mountain Time) at Spring Bar (about 12 miles east of Riggins, up the Main Salmon River). This celebration is held in appreciation for the annual return of the Chinook salmon and is conducted by one of our Nez Perce Elders and Hosted by Salmon River rafting with Wapiti River Guides. Two Nations Fish Gathering – communion with Nature & Each Other This Fish Nation commemoration was started by a small group of local river guides from the Riggins community in 2002. From inception, First Nation Nez Perce people were invited to join us to welcome the fish back to their primal waters. It is a sacred, alcohol-free, non-commercial, non-political, pure and simple grassroots get-together to celebrate the Chinook Salmon’s annual return. They are the namesake to the Salmon River and have been returning to these ancestral waters for centuries. We wish to honor their continued gift to all people and celebrate its iconic [...]

Bass Babes Fishing Tournament

This is a fun group! Bass Babes Fishing Tournament May 17th to the 21st. Hosted by Hammer Down Excursions and River Adventures.

Big Water Blowout River Festival

Have you been surfing for the BIGGEST Whitewater Adventure in Idaho this summer? Then set your calendar for the first Saturday in June and make your destination The Big Water Blowout River Festival, Saturday, June 3rd, 2023 on the Salmon River in Riggins Idaho sponsored by the Big Water Blowout Committee. This is an action-packed, family fun event with Riggins outfitters offering discounted raft trips from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Get your thrill-seeking in and come paddle HUGE rapids, with experienced guides and enjoy the magnificent scenery and wildlife in the second deepest river gorge in North America. Arrive at the City Park to listen to great live music entertainment in the evening and soak up the first river day of the summer. More information at www.bigwaterblowout or on Facebook 

White Bird Days!!

White Bird Days! Event schedule will be posted here when the schedule of events is released.

White Bird Rodeo

White Bird Rodeo Event schedule will be posted here when schedule is published by the Rodeo committee.

Rattle the Canyon Music Festival

Riggins City Park CA

Rattle the Canyon Music Fest Saturday, June 24th 2023 Riggins City Park - Riggins, Idaho This line up will Rattle the Canyon & beyond like none before! Our stage is ready along the banks of the Salmon River, Riggins, Idaho. We’re living the dream ----- join us on the grass and let’s make it a HAPPENING! 2022 Lineup American Bonfire       2:00 - 3:00 pm Jeff Crosby        3:15 - 4:30 pm Muzzie Braun     5:00 - 6:00 pm Tylor & the Trainrobbers 6:30 - 7:45 pm Micky & the Motorcars   8:15 - 9:30 pm Reckless Kelly  10:00-11:30pm Tickets available @ ticketbud.com (Limited number of tickets) Non Profit Event: All proceeds benefit: First Responders Salmon River Athletic Dept. Salmon River Jet Boat Races Riggins City Stage Sponsors: City of Riggins Seven Devils Steakhouse & Saloon Idaho Banana Co.

White Bird Crawdad Boil

The White Bird Crawdad Boil is hosted by the White Bird American Legion Post. This is a great time.

Hot Summer Nights

Riggins HOT SUMMER NIGHTS hosted by the Salmon River Chamber of Commerce welcomes you on July 21st & 22nd, 2023! The rockin’ most time of the year in Riggins happens the fourth Friday and Saturday of July. Gates open Friday at 4:00 and Saturday at 9am in the Riggins City Park. www.facebook.com/rigginshotsummernights/ Talent Show Friday, July 22nd Hot Summer Nights kicks off with the local talent show, theme to be announced!  It’s sure to be a family fun good time and a hit for our community!  Everyone is welcome.   As always the three talent categories will include Youth, Non-theme, and Theme.  Contestants will be vying for a whopping $1,500 in prize money! Date: 07/21/2023 (Fri.)Time: 7:00pm Location: Riggins City Park Car Show Don’t miss the Riggins annual Hot Summer Nights Car Show! Classic cars come from far and wide for the event.  Don't miss it! Date: 07/22/2022 (Sat.) Time: 9:00am - 11am same day registration Car Show 11am– 3:00pm Location: Riggins City Park Live Music Date: 07/22/2022 (Sat.) Time: 8:00-11:00 Location: Riggins City Park 2022 $1000 VIP Sponsors   Crime Scene Cleaners Inc. ($2000 Donation) Neal & Lindy [...]

Ride and Raft

This event is hosted by Big Iron Motel. More information to come.

Regional Fine Arts Show

Regional Fine Arts Show by the Salmon River Art Guild in Riggins! You don't want to miss this one. Amazing items. This is held in October. Date is coming soon.

Pinehurst Quilt Club Quilt Auction

You do NOT want to miss the opportunity to purchase one of these BEAUTIFY made quilts from a local non-profit group. They do a great job and give so much to the community.

The Haunted Circus

This Haunted House is a hit! Hosted by Crime Scene Cleaners Inc. They really put on a great Halloween event. Stop by on Halloween to check it out. Funds are raised to benefit the Salmon River Seniors.

Canyon Kids Kraft Fair

The annual Canyon Kids Kraft Fair is hosted at the Riggins Community Center! What an awesome event for our young entrepreneurs. More info to come. Hosted in November but the date is not released at this time.