Swine Valley is a premier destination in Idaho. Nestled on the banks of the South Fork of the Snake River, the area is widely known for its breathtaking views and scenery. Many outdoor enthusiasts and people looking to escape to the great outdoors, call our city their home away from home. Aside from the many activities and attractions, Swan Valley is home to several exciting events the entire family can enjoy. Check out our guide below to find out the best family-friendly events in Swan Valley that won’t break the bank:
5th Annual Greater Yellowstone Crane Festival
Join us as we celebrate the 5th Annual Greater Yellowstone Crane Festival from September 12 – 17th. This week-long event celebrates the migration of Sandhill Cranes through Teton Valley. People of all ages will enjoy this special event as they learn more about these majestic creatures. During the week, attendees can enjoy tours and special programs. Also on the week’s schedule are special workshops that include poetry and printmaking, drawing, photography, documentary film screening, and more. Workshop registration varies, however, donations are highly encouraged. Learn more about this event here.
Glow Light Party at the Idaho Falls Zoo
Are you looking to explore wildlife with the entire family? On October 7th from 5:30 pm to 8:30, the Idaho Falls Zoo is hosting their iconic Glow Light Party. Gather your friends and family for an evening stroll at the zoo. All attendees will receive a glowstick upon entry but are encouraged to wear glow-in-the-dark outfits. There will be plenty of fun provided, including live music all evening long, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase, food and snacks, and more. The Idaho Falls Zoo is widely known as “The Best Zoo in the West” and features more than 300 animals representing 130 exotic species from all over the world. The 7-acre zoo features six exhibits: Africa, Asia, Australia & New Guinea, the Children’s Zoo, North America, and South America. Uncover the enchantment of species from all over the world at this fun and exciting event hosted by the Idaho Falls Zoo. Tickets are $10 per person. Learn more about the Glow Light Party at the Idaho Falls Zoo here.
Teton Valley Farmers Market
Discover the vibrancy of our Idaho community at the Teton Valley Farmers Market. This family-friendly event takes place from June 4th – October 1st and offers visitors a wide range of local goods. Located in the Driggs City Building, the market features a variety of vendors, spanning local farmers, food purveyors, artisans, and non-profit organizations. For more than ten years, this special event has provided the perfect opportunity for locals and visitors to connect with a common goal – support the community. Children can enjoy collecting flowers and playing in the grass while adults browse fresh vegetables and produce for the evening’s meal. Learn more about the Teton Valley Farmers Market here.
Sky Lantern Festival
Light up the sky on Saturday, September 24th at the Sky Lantern Festival. This special event is held in Idaho Falls and encourages attendees to put down their phones and connect with friends and family. All attendees, aside from children, will receive a lantern they can release into the night sky. The beautiful lanterns represent negativity from everyday life or messages you would like to send to a loved one. Guests can make s’mores, enjoy a photo op as well as digital images, a special gift, and more. Prices vary, but one thing is certain, this magical night is sure to be one the entire family will remember. To learn more about the Sky Lantern Festival in Idaho Falls, visit their website.
Reserve Your Getaway in Time for These Events in Swan Valley
There’s no doubt that you’ll have a hard time leaving Swan Valley, regardless of what time of year you visit. The area provides unmatched views and is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise, offering hiking, hunting, fishing, rafting, and wildlife. After a day of exploration, we invite you to unwind in one of our Swan Valley vacation rentals. Our properties feature both style and comfort and are the perfect oasis after a day of exploring everything that makes our small town so special. Whether you’re visiting the area alone, with a significant other, or with a group of friends or family, we have a property for you. Guests can enjoy charming furnishings, wonderful amenities, and an unbeatable location. At Kabino, we make it our mission to find you a vacation that matches all of your needs and wants. Please contact our team of reservation specialists to book your stay and to learn about the amazing events, activities, and attractions waiting for you in Swan Valley.