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2017 Sawtooth Salmon Festival

  • Stanley Museum ID-75 Stanley, ID, 83278 United States (map)

The Sawtooth Salmon Festival is an annual tradition in the Sawtooth Valley of stunning central Idaho.

Join us for biologist-led tours of wild salmon spawning in the rivers of their birth during this all-day festival. Starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday we'll have vendor booths, educational presentations, children's activities, pizza for lunch and more. Salmon spawning tours are free and will be every other hour throughout the day.

Spawning tours will leave the museum at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. 

Also enjoy live music by Scott Knickerbocker of the Hokum Hi Flyers and a catered wild salmon dinner on Saturday, Aug. 26 at 6 p.m.

Sponsors and supporters include: salmon by Pride of Bristol Bay, wine from Akinsons' Markets, and key support from Idaho Rivers United, Sawtooth Interpretive and Historical Association, Sawtooth National Recreation Area, Idaho Fish and Game and others.

Please fill out the form below to register for wild salmon dinner tickets, catered by the Redd Restaurant using salmon from Pride of Bristol Bay. Dinner will start at 6 p.m. after the last salmon spawning tour concludes.

As of Saturday morning, a limited number of salmon dinner tickets are still available on site at the Stanley Museum.

Earlier Event: June 16
North Fork Championship
Later Event: September 26
Idaho River Talks