Southeast Idaho Fourth of July Guide









Check out the events across southeast Idaho this 4th of July weekend, there’s something for everyone! A full map with events and directions is located at the bottom of this article.

Celebrate Blackfoot (Blackfoot, Idaho)

Celebrate Blackfoot 2017 is going to be two action packed days of amazing activities for the entire family that wraps up with the biggest, most impressive, on-water fireworks show in Idaho!

Here’s a look at some of the great events coming to this year’s celebration:

Wednesday, June 28

6 P.M. – Golf Scramble Tournament (9 holes) – Blackfoot Golf Course

Friday, June 30

10 A.M. – Vendor Fair Opens – Jensen Grove & Airport Park
10 A.M – 5 P.M. – Free Tours – Bingham County Historical Museum
11 A.M. – 2 P.M. – Free Swim – Blackfoot Swimming Pool
11 A.M. – 8 P.M. – Kid’s Carnival & Petting Zoo – Airport Park & Jensen Grove
12 P.M. – Civil Air Patrol Ribbon Cutting Ceremony – Airport
12 P.M.- 5 P.M. – Free Tours – Idaho Potato Museum
4 P.M. – Blackhawk Landing – Airport Park
5 P.M. – 8 P.M. – Free Fishing – Jensen Grove
6 P.M. – 8 P.M. – Ranch Rodeo – Eastern Idaho State Fairgrounds

Saturday, July 1

8 A.M. – 10 A.M. – Free Airplane Rides – Airport
9 A.M. – Vendor Fair Opens – Jensen Grove & Airport Park
10 A.M. – Military Flyover
11 A.M. – 4 P.M. – Static Military Display – Airport
11 A.M. – 4 P.M. – Classic Car Show – Bingham Memorial Fields
11 A.M. – 8 P.M. – Kid’s Carnival & Petting Zoo – Airport Park & Jensen Grove
12 P.M. – Ceremonial Flag Raising & Music Program – Jensen Grove
1 P.M. – Free Potato Feed – Jensen Grove
3 P.M. – Watermelon Eating Contest – Jensen Grove
5 P.M. – Ping Pong Ball Drop – Jensen Grove
6 P.M. – Military Departure With Coordinated Flyover
6 P.M. – 8 P.M. – Ranch Rodeo – Eastern Idaho State Fairgrounds
6 P.M. – 10 P.M. – Free Stage Entertainment – Amphitheater
10 P.M. – Bingham Memorial Hospital Liberty Fireworks Show – Jensen Grove
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Here’s a map of all the activities: (click image to enlarge)

Whoopee Days Rodeo (Rexburg, Idaho)

Come to Rexburg to watch the Whoopee Days Rodeo at the Madison County Fairgrounds.

Ticket Information:
$8: Adult
$5: Student
$30: Family


This year’s Whoopee Days Rodeo is an Open Rodeo being held on July 1 & 2, 2016 at 7 p.m. at the Madison County Fairgrounds. Events include:

• Breakaway
• Team Ropin‘
• Calf Ropin’
• Barrel Racing
• Steer Wrestling – enter twice in Steer Wrestling only(Information courtesy:

Celebrate America Parade (Pocatello, Idaho)

The annual Pocatello 4th of July Parade is sponsored by Idaho Central Credit Union this year and sports a new route! Check out a full schedule below:

Photo Courtesy: Idaho Central Credit Union

Parade starts promptly at 9 A.M. near the Portneuf Medical Center on Hospital Avenue.

“This route will take advantage of some of the most beautiful streets in Pocatello and will be a nice flat or downhill stroll for all those walking in the parade,” according to Idaho Central Credit Union.

The parade promises new performers and also includes the 25th Army Band from Boise Idaho. Spectators will also see a special flyby in honor of military members.

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Lava Independence Day Fireworks (Lava Hot Springs, Idaho)

Photo Courtesy: Lava Hot Springs

Check out the fireworks show in Downtown Lava Hot Springs on Tuesday, July 4 from 9:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. Fireworks start at dusk and can be seen from anywhere in downtown Lava since the display is set off from the North mountain.



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Below is a map detailing several more events in southeast Idaho.

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