Jan 10, 2020

McCall Winter Carnival 2020

Ellie Saunders | Outdoor Recreation | View Counts (3454) | Return|

It’s already that time of year again! The iconic McCall Winter Carnival is here. Over 60,000 people are brought to the little town of McCall for the week-long extravaganza. Lots to do and lots to know about the coming week. Events will be happening all day, every day from January, 24 to February, 2. So, we’ve broken down and highlighted some key events for you. Here’s the 411.

Everyday Events

  • All week long the Yacht Club will be open with deals and specials
  • Snow Tubing, Sleigh Rides, Nordic Trail/Fat Bike. & Snowshoe Rentals @ The Activity Barn 
  • Snow Sculptures open to the public @ Depot Park 
  • Check all local restaurants for their week-long specials

When are the Fireworks?
Friday, Jan. 24: 7 - 7:30 pm
Saturday, Feb. 1: 7 - 7:30 pm

Live Music on the Main Stage:
Jan. 24 - 7:00 pm 
Jan. 25 - 2:00 pm
Jan. 25 - 4:00 pm
Jan. 31 - 5:00 pm
Jan. 31 - 7:00 pm
Feb. 1 - 2:00 pm
Feb. 1 - 6:00 pm
Feb. 1 - 7:00 pm

Highlights Special Events Schedule

Friday, Jan. 24

Public Skate @ Manchester Ice Rink, 1 pm - 4:30 pm
Beer Garden @ Depot Park
Youth Town Ski Race: A Recreational Giant Slalom for ages 6-18, 5:30 pm
Children's Torchlight Parade, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
54th Winter Carnival opening ceremonies @ Depot Park, 6:30pm - 7 pm

Sat. Jan 25

Pre-Parade Pancake Breakfast @ McCall Community Senior Center, 8 am - 11 am
Winter Carnival Craft Fair @ Holiday Inn, 9 am - 6 pm
Flashpoint Snowbike Race @ Riverfront Park, 10 am - 3 pm
Snowshoe Golf @ McCall Golf Course, 10 am - 4 pm
Yacht Club Parade Party: Best Bloody Mary's in McCall, 10 am
Mardi Gras Parade Lineup, 10:30 am -1 pm
Public Skate @ Manchester Ice Rink, 12 pm - 5 pm

Sunday, Jan 26

McPAWS Monster Dog Pull @ Alpine Village, 11 am - 1 pm
Vendor Court @ E. Lake Street across from Legacy Park, 10 am - 5 pm
Cheap Skate @ Manchester Ice Rink, 1:15 pm - 3 pm
Carnival Karaoke Night @ Yacht Club, 8 pm - close

Friday, Jan 31.

ID State Snow Sculpture Judging @ Depot Park, 10 am
Idaho Sled Dog Challenge: Estimated 100 Mile Finish @ Van Wyck State Park, Cascade, All Morning
Beer Garden @ Depot Park: 5 pm - 9 pm
Winter Carnival Ice Show Presents: "Bon Voyage" with World & Olympic Performers @ Manchester Ice Rink, 7:30 pm
Live Music w/ Scott Pemberton Band @ Forester's Club, 9 pm

Saturday, Feb. 1

Snowman Building Competition @ McCall Public Library, 12 pm -2 pm
McCall Area Snowmobilers Annual Fun Run, 9 am
Family Bingo @ McCall Senior Center, 2 pm - 4:30 pm
Closing Ceremonies and Raffle Drawing @ Depot Park, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

2020 McCall Winter Carnival Printable Event Schedule

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