Mackay is a Custer County
community on the Big Lost River
, just below the Mackay Reservoir
, on US 93 north of Butte City.
It has history as a mining settlement, and today is one of the Wests last real ranching communities, surrounded by Idahos nine highest peaks. Outdoors-oriented tourism is growing there.
Transportation Copper Basin Airport |
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10/16 Coming to The area
Sun Valley Wellness Festival Ketchum ID May23-27 The Sun Valley Wellness Festival is an annual gathering of the top speakers and practitioners of mind-body-spirit and environmental wellness. Presented by the Sun Valley Wellness Institute, our mission is to inspire positive change.
Annual Port-Neuf Muzzleloaders Mountain Man Rendezvous Pocatello ID May31-June2 Enjoy the black powder rifle and pistol shoots, the trailwalks, our knife and hawks throws, the cannons, and the primitive archery shoot. The music at the campfire at the end of the day. Visit the traders of the 1840’s. They are all in canvas of the period as are the Mountain Men and Women of the Primitive Camps. See how they lived and worked daily.
Intermountain Equifest Pocatello ID June20-23 We will have trail riding competition, extreme cowboy race, posse drill presentation, grand entry, horse show, barrel racing, pole bending, bucket races, flag races, and kids games. Horseback and on foot.
Shoshone-Bannock Festival/Powwow Ketchum ID August9-11 This three-day outdoor exhibition of 130 artists from around the country features a wide range of unique handmade fine arts and crafts including painting, photography, fiber, ceramic, metal, jewelry and woodwork.
Eastern Idaho State Fair Blackfoot ID August31-September7 The Eastern Idaho State Fair in Blackfoot begins Labor Day and features horse racing, demolition derby, rodeo, and top name stars along with the excitement of the midway rides and wide range of food booths.
The fair has all the traditional elements of an agricultural fair, including exhibits and 4-H competition.
Stanley-Sawtooth Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering Stanley ID September6-7 Enjoy the Stanley-Sawtooth Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering featuring ten seasoned performers and a Youth Poetry Contest for up and coming buckaroos and buckar-etts.