This Upcoming Fall Festival in Idaho Named One of the Best in USA
It takes about 8 hours to get from Central Washington to Sun Valley, Idaho, but if you love to travel for hours and hours or just need a memorable fall road trip, we think you might enjoy going to the Trailing of the Sheep Festival.
The Trailing of the Sheep Festival event is so impressive that even Oprah Winfrey and MSN.com previously named it as one of the best festivals in the USA. Have you ever heard of it or been to this fall festival in Idaho?
WHAT IS THE TRAILING OF THE SHEEP FESTIVAL IN IDAHO?
The Trailing of the Sheep is a five-day celebration that recognizes the important agricultural connection of sheepherding to Idaho's livestock industry. Sheep are herded throughout the state of Idaho and into Western parts of the United States. Ranchers from all over Idaho join to participate in this event and spectators from around the country love to come and watch. There is also a celebration of lamb cuisine and interactive experiences highlighting Idaho's contribution to American history as well.
WHEN IS THE TRAILING OF THE SHEEP FESTIVAL IN IDAHO?
The Trailing of the Sheep Festival 2022 begins on October 5th and ends on October 9th.
WHERE CAN I BUY ONLINE TICKETS TO THE TRAILING OF THE SHEEP FESTIVAL IN IDAHO?
The best part is that the Trailing of the Sheep Festival has free events like the Folklife Fair https://trailingofthesheep.org/folklife-fair/ and exhibits which are open to the public. https://trailingofthesheep.org/culture/exhibits/There are some VIP experiences, however, that will cost you. Some of the VIP activities include guest speaker presentations, and appetizing Farm-to-Table dinners featuring quality lamb on the menu.
WHAT IS ONE WILD THING ABOUT THE TRAILING OF THE SHEEP FESTIVAL IN IDAHO?
You can sponsor one of the sheep being herded in the festival. If you sponsor a sheep, they will send you a button that says, "ONE of the HERD"
"EWE too can sponsor a sheep in the Big Sheep Parade for just $30.00!" - Trailing of the Sheep
WHAT ABOUT THE SHEEPDOGS? ARE THEY GOING TO BE RECOGNIZED FOR THEIR SHEEP HERDING EFFORTS, TOO, OR WHAT?
Simmer down, the sheep dogs are just as much an integral and loving part of the Trailing of the Sheep Festival, too. You can even sponsor a sheep dog!
DO WE HAVE TO WEAR A FACE MASK AT THE TRAILING OF THE SHEEP FESTIVAL IN IDAHO?
You don't have to be vaccinated or wear a face mask to attend but if you feel more comfortable doing either of those things, you are welcomed to do so. Wood River Valley medical professionals are located nearby if you desire to seek a COVID vaccination whilst traveling to this event in Idaho. The Trailing of the Sheep Board of Directors are encouraging everyone to consider getting vaccinated, social distance, and wear a face mask. The use of hand sanitizers is also highly encouraged by the Board.
BRUH, I'M JUST HERE FOR THE FOOD.
If you are mainly interested in attending the Trailing of the Sheep Festival for the food (and we don't blame you, bruh), click here.
WHAT OTHER EVENTS ARE TAKING PLACE DURING THE FIVE-DAY TRAILING OF THE SHEEP FESTIVAL IN IDAHO?
Click here for a complete list of scheduled daily events.