Events

SLORA Boat Racing – May 27, 28 & 29, 2022 – Elk Creek Reservoir – Friday, May 27: testing all day – Saturday, May 28: testing in the morning, races should start around noon and go to around 4:30 pm – Sunday, May 29: racing 10 am to 3 pm – The Elk River Fire Department will be selling food on Saturday May 28, 2022 for their fundraiser.

Elk River, Idaho Community Sale Weekend – May 28 & 29, 2022 – Folks in Elk River will be having a sales weekend (garage/yard/craft/products/services) on their own property.  Click here for Elk River Community Sale May 28 & 29 listings & map

Spring Fishing Derby – Hosted by the Elk River Lodge, 208-826-3299, 201 Main Street – June 4, 2022 – EVENT DETAILS: trout tournament, check in is 7 am – 10 am, weigh in by 4 pm, winners & prizes drawn starting at 5 pm, welcome to all ages. $10 entry fee – 100% payout towards 1st, 2nd & 3rd place fish. Fish must be harvested from Elk Creek Reservoir on the day of the tournament only. AMAZING PRIZES:  all the incredible prizes will be donated by local businesses & community members.

Thunder in the Mountains ATV/UTV/Motorcycle Fun Run – June 18, 2022 – Jim Martin Memorial Ride – Check in at the registration table next to Tom’s Tavern from 9-11am.  $10 first hand, $5 each additional hand per person.  Helmets are required for any rider under 16 years of age. All machines require an Idaho ORV sticker. **Potlatch is waiving the $5 daily pass permit fee** Fire extinguishers are required in every vehicle. Hot dogs will be available for purchase at checkpoint #3 by donation.  The Elk River Fire Department will be washing ATV’s on Landing Road and will be cooking hamburgers.  Chainsaw raffle will continue this year.  $5/ticket. You can purchase them on their website, or at Tom’s Tavern, or from any Thunder Run member. Drawing will be at the June 18 fun run.  Pre-registration and chainsaw tickets are available on their website… www.elkriverthunderrun.com

Thunder in the Mountains Fireworks Show – July 2, 2022

Tom’s Tavern – Founder’s Day Celebration – July 23, 2022

Bluegrass Festival – July 30, 2022 – 4:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. – see flyer below

 

 

Elk River Day’s – August 12 & 13, 2022

Tom’s Tavern – Pig Roast – October 1, 2022

Tom’s Tavern – Veteran’s Appreciation Breakfast – November 11, 2022

Tom’s Tavern – Thanksgiving Dinner – November 24, 2022

Tom’s Tavern – Pirate Gift Exchange – December 10, 2022

Tom’s Tavern – Christmas Dinner – December 25, 2022


YEAR AROUND FUN

*Dates and information will be posted when available

WINTER ~ December thru February

  • Tom’s Tavern Pirate Gift Exchange
  • Kids Christmas Fun at the Library
  • Santa comes to town 
  • New Year’s Eve Parties
  • Tom’s Tavern New Year’s Dinner
  • Snowmobile Fun Runs
  • Winterfest
  • Ice Fishing Derby
  • Superbowl Parties

SPRING ~ March thru May

  • Kids Easter Egg Hunt
  • Fire Department Auction
  • ATV/UTV Fun Run
  • Fishing Derby (May or June)
  • SLORA Boat Races

SUMMER ~ June thru August

  • Library Summer Reading Program
  • ATV/UTV Fun Run
  • Fireworks in the Mountains
  • Tom’s Tavern Founder’s Day
  • Elk River Days

FALL ~ September thru November

  • Tom’s Tavern Pig Roast
  • Tom’s Tavern Pool Tournament
  • Kids Halloween Fun at the Library
  • Veteran’s Day Breakfast