Schedule of Events
July 4th, 2019
7:30 – 10:30 AM Pancake Breakfast: The University of Idaho Extension, Blaine County 4 – H Club
Families offer up a hot full breakfast of homemade pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, and more at the Grange Hall in Hailey. It’s the perfect way to fuel up for the long, fun day ahead.
9:00 AM 5K Fun Run -Tutus and Tennis Shoes – a fun run/walk to support the Sun Valley Ballet Foundation. The first 40 participants will receive a free race tutu! Your registration includes a free post-race hot dog, beer (21 and older) or lemonade. Register at www.sunvalleyballet.com.
NOON: Hailey Days of the Old West Parade: Over 80 enthusiastic “Stars & Stripes. Forever”parade entrants march down Hailey’s Main Street to delight the crowd!
Early Entries Members $20.00 Non Members – $25.00 by June 15th.
Entrants registering on or after June 15th will pay $50 (Members & Non Members).
NOON – 1:30 PM Rotary Road Apple Roulette: The Road Apple Roulette is held each year during the 4th of July Parade. Via GPS satellite, the parade route is sectioned off into 10,000 squares that are each designated a number. If, during the parade, a horse happens to drop a “Road Apple” on your ticketed square, your name goes into a drum for the prize drawing at the end of the parade. If you have purchased multiple squares, your name is entered for each square a “Road Apple” happens to hit. The funds raised go to a variety of special causes, events, and charities that Rotary has supported over the years.
1:00 – 5:00 PM Wood River Land Trust’s RiverFest: After the City of Hailey’s July 4th parade, continue your Independence Day celebration with a stroll down to the Wood River Land Trust’s popular Draper Wood River Preserve and Lions Park for some sun and family fun. Enjoy food, music, facee-painting, educational nature programs and more. New for this year will include the Sawtooth Brewery Beer Garden and all kinds of games and activities for kids.
7:30 PM Sawtooth Rangers 4th of July Rodeo: Rodeo is a proud tradition in the West and in Hailey the Sawtooth Rangers have held an exciting professional rodeo, featuring some of the best riders and stock in the country, over the 4th of July every year since 1947. In 2011 the City of Hailey invested over $3 million to build a new state-of-the-art rodeo arena and grounds at the entrance to the city at Werthheimer Park to play host to the Sawtooth Rangers Rodeo as well as other events throughout the year.
- Dates/times: July 2 -July 4, 7:30pm (pre-events start at 6:30)
- Family Night is July 2 – Kids 10 and under are free
Tickets will be on sale at the Hailey Welcome Center and all three Atkinsons’ Market locations.
Dusk – 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza: The City of Hailey and the Valley Chamber proudly present a 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza that is simply spectacular. Watch the show from your favorite spot on July 4, at Dusk (9-9:30pm), in Hailey and celebrate a fitting end to a fabulous 4th of July.
Hailey Antique Fairs: Nothing is more fun than browsing for unique treasures at a well-curated antique show, and the Hailey Antique Fairs have some of the best antique vendors and wares in the region. You will be sure to find that perfect one-of-a-kind something!
- 4th of July Antique Market (Roberta Mc Kercher Park)
Dates/Times: July 4, 5, 6 , 9am to 6pm Friday/Saturday, 9am-4pm Sunday
- Hosted by Dana Cameron and Blue Cow Antiques
Ida-Hoedown with The Weary Boys The Mint keeps the party going on Friday, July 5th when doors open at 7:30 pm for some line dnacing, country swing and coyote ugly dancers.
Hailey’s legendary “Days of the Old West” Fourth of July Celebration makes our town one of the best places in America to enjoy Independence Day. From the festive parade to live music at RiverFest, to the antique show at McKercher Park, Sawtooth Rangers Rodeo and stunning fireworks, the Fourth of July is always an awesome day in Hailey. But it can’t happen without your support. Please donate to these family fun activities by becoming a sponsor today!