2017 McCall Winter Carnival presented by

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

View the 2017 Winter Carnival Guide and Sculpture Map

Future Carnival Dates:

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


SCULPTURE-WINNER-BUTTON2017 Mardi Gras Parade Winners:

Best Float 1st Place: Shore Lodge

Best Float 2nd Place: McCall Weddings

Best Float 3rd Place: McCall Golf Club

Best Drill Team/Band 1st Place: Mountain Samba

Best Drill Team/Band 2nd Place: McCall-Donnelly Pep Band

Best Drill Team/Band 3rd Place: Dance, Dance, Dance

Best Children’s Group 1st Place: McCall Public Library

Best Children’s Group 2nd Place: McCallCabins.com/McCall Youth Hockey

Best Children’s Group 3rd Place: Boy Scouts of America

Best Organization: Little Ski Hill

Judge’s Appreciation: ReMax

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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