Lava Hot Springs, Idaho
For information on lodging, eating, shopping, and soaking, visit: www.lavahotsprings.org
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INTERACTIVE MAP: PIPS (DOTS) LOCATED ON THE LAVA TOWN MAP REPRESENT FIRE & ICE EVENTS. CLICK ON PIP FOR MORE INFORMATION.

WINE TASTING
Riverside Inn 

riverside inn

Start the weekend off with a sampling of Northwest wines and appetizers at the Riverside Inn, located on the banks of the Portneuf River (255 E. Portneuf Ave).

wine tasting

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COMEDY NIGHT
Community Center

Tickle your funnybone with this hilarious improv group! Bring a date and enjoy a show.


CASINO NIGHT
Community Center

casino night

Enjoy a fun night, Vegas style! We'll play Twenty One and Texas Hold 'Em for a chance at the coveted annual winners trophy! All ages are invited. Entry fee buys your set and puts your name in the drawing for some fantastic raffle prizes!

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AMAZING KID RACE—Friday, 12 p.m. (noon)
LAVA CITY PARK

Race registration happens at the baseball diamond. The amazing race is two-person teams (up to 20 teams) competing to navigate a three-obstacle course in the fastest time.

OPEN SLEDDING—Friday, 2 - 4 p.m.
LAVA CITY PARK

Bring your own sled or snow tube.

WATER CARNIVAL
Lava Hot Springs Indoor Aquatic Center

Enjoy events such as float relays, wall climb races, diving contests, and a splash event.

Polar Float Parade
On the Portneuf River

polar float

One of our zaniest events: the Polar Float Parade! For those who dare to jump into the bone chilling Portneuf River, on a float tube, dressed in your craziest costume! All for a chance to win prizes and maybe international fame! In the past, we have seen wonderfully creative costumes, from the Easter Bunny to Santa Claus, to the infamous band KISS floating down the Portneuf. Do you dare jump in with the rest?

Remember, it isn’t a race, it’s a zany costume contest floating parade! No hurry, just fun!


RUBBER PENGUIN RACE
Portneuf River at Pancake House Bridge

Drop your rubber penguin in the Portneuf River. Starting Place: Old Pancake House Bridge. Penguins can be pre-purchased at events throughout the weekend, our Merchandise Hut on Main Street, and from the walking penguins.

NOTE: Pre-Register and get a FREE PENGUIN to drop in the river for prizes! (as well as FREE ADMISSION to the Chili Cookoff). Those who pre-register can pick up their wristband at the Riverside Inn's Wine Tasting Event on Friday.

CHILI TASTING
Lava Community Center

Bring your taste buds to the Lava Community Building (150 N. Center) to try some hot chili samples and bread made by locals, as well as imports.

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SUNDAY BREAKFAST
Lava Community Center

The American Legion crew will be cooking their famous breakfast beginning at 8:00 a.m.

FIRE PERFORMERS & TORCH LIGHT PARADE
L Mountain Above Town & Chuckwagon Gardens

torch skiing

At Dusk Saturday evening and weather permitting, there will be fire on the mountain. Watch local daredevils ski down the L mountain with lit torches. This is amazing to watch.

Saturday evening more fire, when fire performers from Lava Flow Fire will entertain your family.

KING AND QUEEN OF WINTERFEST—Saturday beginning at 10 p.m. (round one)
BLUE MOON BAR

Two King & Queen Winterfest Competitons—if you win one, can you win the other? Grand prize awarded in the event the same King and/or Queen Winterfest are chosen in both competitions! Join us for this zany moment-of-fame contest x 2!.

KING AND QUEEN OF WINTERFEST—Saturday beginning at 12 a.m. (round two)
WAGON WHEEL LOUNGE

Two King & Queen Winterfest Competitons—if you win one, can you win the other? Grand prize awarded in the event the same King and/or Queen Winterfest are chosen in both competitions! Join us for this zany moment-of-fame contest x 2!.

RUNNING OF THE BULLS (KID START)
The starting line is at the Silver Grille for adults and the Chuck Wagon Restaurant for the younger racers. The finish line is at Lava's World Famous Hot Pools.

Run down Main Street in just a swim suit and flip flops. In the middle of winter. In Idaho. We dare you! On top of crossing something crazy off your bucket list, participants receive free admission to the Idaho State Hot Pools.

RUNNING OF THE BULLS (ADULT START)
The starting line is at the Silver Grille for adults and the Chuck Wagon Restaurant for the younger racers. The finish line is at Lava's World Famous Hot Pools.

Lava's Silver Grille Restaurant

Run down Main Street in just a swim suit and flip flops. In the middle of winter. In Idaho. We dare you! On top of crossing something crazy off your bucket list, participants receive free admission to the Idaho State Hot Pools.

RUNNING OF THE BULLS (FINISH)
The starting line is at the Silver Grille for adults and the Chuck Wagon Restaurant for the younger racers. The finish line is at Lava's World Famous Hot Pools.

Lava's World Famous Hot Pools

Run down Main Street in just a swim suit and flip flops. In the middle of winter. In Idaho. We dare you! On top of crossing something crazy off your bucket list, participants receive free admission to the Idaho State Hot Pools.

BINGO—Friday and Saturday 6 p.m.
Lava Community Center

The Bingo package costs $13.00 and includes 15 regular bingo games, and special games cost $2.00 per game. Total cost for all the games is $21.00.

MERCHANDISE CENTER

Fire & Ice Merchandise will be sold at our Merchandise Center Community Center. Merchandise includes Hooded Sweatshirts, Wine Glasses, Penguins, Chinese Lanterns.