2017 McCall Winter Carnival presented by

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Dates: January 27, 2017 – February 5, 2017
Theme: 1 Valley, 100 Years

Future Carnival Dates:

  • 2018: January 26, 2018 – February 5, 2018
  • 2019: January 25, 2019 – February 3, 2019
  • 2020: January 24, 2020 – February 2, 2020

Welcome to the McCall Winter Carnival, a celebration of all things winter! The McCall Winter Carnival was inspired by the Payette Lake Winter Games, first held in 1924 when a train from Boise brought 248 visitors to McCall, Idaho. The official McCall Winter Carnival started in the 1960s and over the years, the Carnival has grown into an iconic Idaho event bringing more than 60,000 people to McCall each year!

During Carnival, enjoy our famous snow sculptures, Torchlight and Mardi Gras Parades, live music, daily events spanning everything from comedy shows to art auctions, snowbike races to the Monster Dog Pull and much more.

We invite you to explore our schedule of events – and be sure to check back often as we will be adding new events each week!


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