- Dog sled racing, ski racing and jumping, ski joring, a snow shoveling contest and snowshoe races to
- Late January to early February event
- An event for the entire family
Overview: There are so many interesting events at the McCall Winter Carnival, one of them being a ride on the Payette Lake taxi boats. These fantastic boats are set on steel runners and are propelled by aircraft engines that roar with propellers and run at a fast pace. You are sure to love them at the winter carnival at McCall.
When: A late January and early February tradition
Where: Various location throughout McCall
Fees: Most events are Free. some costs may apply
Details: There is also dog sled racing, ski racing and jumping, ski joring, a snow shoveling contest and snowshoe races too. Another event worth mentioning is the colorful parade.
The McCall Winter Carnival was closed during the forties and was revived in 1965 with much fun fare. This has now become an annual event in Idaho.
The McCall Winter Carnival has a long history. It can be dated back to the bright and fun filled day of 1924 when a train arrived at McCall, carrying many distinguished people including the Idaho Governor, Moore. Known at that time as the Payette Lakes Sports Carnival, there have been many changes to the event including its name since then.