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White Bird Christmas Celebration

Holiday Vendor Event Saturday December 10th, 2022 10am to 4pm Join us at the White Bird Area Recreation Building. We will have plenty of shopping for everyone to enjoy!! After words enjoy the nightly events happening down town!

Jet Boaters Winter Ball

Come join the Winter Ball fun for the Salmon River Jet Boat Races. December 10th, 2022 6 PM at the Riggins Community Center.

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: 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 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.