Join us for the 22nd annual Thousand Springs Festival! After 20 years at Ritter Island, the festival moved in 2013 to the breathtaking Malad Gorge State Park. Enjoy easy access from Interstate 84. Follow the links to all the activities for this cultural and fun filled fall event, and explore one of Idaho's natural wonders in the process!
Besides breathtaking scenery and nature walks with scenic overlooks, the large shady park has much to offer. Ease of access was a huge plus for festival goers last fall. Easy to get to; located about 1/2 mile from Interstate 84 via exit 147 near Tuttle. Park and walk a short distance to the entrance. The mostly level grassy lawn of the park make getting around a breeze. Tall shade trees offer comfort and the roomy park means plenty of space for everyone.
The festival offers live entertainment from around the region both days with a tasty variety of food and beverage. Relax in the shady beer and wine garden while listening to some great tunes.
Approximately 70 artisan booths will line the park, with exciting new work comng in from out of state as well as many old favorites. A number of interesting history and info booths along with artisan demonstrators means there’s something of interest for everyone!
Take a break from the festivities and walk one of the scenic pathways to stunning overlooks which include the Devil’s Washbowl, a swirling cauldron of white water plunging through the narrow cliffs of the gorge. If you don’t want to walk, enjoy a ride aboard a horse or mule drawn wagon, an adventure for the whole family!
The festival has something for everyone with a full day of relaxation, beauty and entertainment, Plan to come and spend the day with us at one of fall’s great events!