Festivals in Idaho take place to suit a wide range of interests. Arts-related, historical and cultural, and seasonal events can all be found in Idaho at various times throughout the year, most especially in the summer. For lovers of classic drama, the Idaho Shakespeare Festival in Boise continues through the entire summer season. Surrounded by scenic waterfalls, the Thousand Springs Festival of the Arts in Bliss is packed with artisan and history booths and is a highlight among Idaho Music Festivals. Horse-drawn wagons are also available for family fun time there.
The Paul Bunyan Days in the city of St. Maries are a series of unique events including logging competitions, water events, Moto-cross races, carnival rides, and food and craft vendors. The city of Orafino also has the Lumberjack Days which celebrate the history and heritage of the Timer Industry. The carnival atmosphere includes parades, horse pulls, a Log Show, and theme- related contests.
Fall Fest takes place in Sandpoint. It includes live music, rides, and many activities for children.The Indian Creek Festival in Caldwell includes cardboard kayak races, a giant tug of war, and great music. Other fall events include the Emmett Harvest Festival in Eagle and the Idaho Gourd Society Festival in Boise.