Monday, July 11, 2011

Blackfoot Pride Days and Ririe Days

This weekend you can go North or South for some fun events in different cities.

Blackfoot, Idaho is hosting their annual Pride Days Thursday, July 14 - Saturday, July 16.

The Idaho Potato Museum will be doing tours each day of the event, and there will be an open house at the Historical Museum at 190 N Shilling on Friday and Saturday. Friday there is also free swimming at the Blackfoot Pool and free Bouncy Houses at Jensen's Grove.

Events on Saturday are mostly all at Jensen's Grove in Blackfoot. The best schedule we could find listed the events as following:

8:30-9amSprint Boat Races
8-10amFree Breakfast
9am3-on-3 Basketball
9-11amSidewalk Chalk Art Tournament
9am-4pmCar and Bike Show
10am-3pmHelmets and Safety Demo
10:30amPlane Fly-by
11amSnowmachine Races
12-4pmFree Potato Feed
1-4pmMotorcycle Rodeo
4pmSprint Boat Demo

Ririe is hold its third annual Ririe Days this year on Saturday, July 16th. You can sign up for some of the events online at the Ririe Days Festival website.

7:00amKelly Canyon Run
8:00amFamily Bike Ride
8:30amFlag Ceremony
9:00amGolf Scramble
9:00amCar Show
9:00amFamily Breakfast
11:00amCraft Fair
11:00amFood Vendors
11:00amArchery Shootout
11:00amDutch-Oven Cook-Off
11:00amCarnival Games
11:00amPlane Fly-by and Bag Pipes
1:30pmFire Dept. Hose Down
1:45pmBig-Boy Tricycle Races
4:00pmAdult Pitching Machine Tournament

It sounds like the two events will be somewhat similar, so you may just want to go to the closest one to where you live. Unsure as to which we are going to yet, but we hope you enjoy your time!

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