2016 Festivals in Historic Wallace and the Silver Valley

Every year sees an amazing range of festivals that help make this the most fascinating small town in America! On this page, I present an enhanced version of the 2015 Wallace Chamber of Commerce Events Calendar. Many Silver Valley events are also included. Several of Wallace's festivals are large enough to warrant their own pages, complete with photos and forms.
Greg Marsh


Last event added on Monday, May 02, 2016.

webwork by Marsh Scientific Services in progress always waiting for more 2016 calendar info
meanwhile reference 2015 calendar for recurring events

Historic Wallace Blues Festival, Hall of Fame winner 2014
Our fourth Blues Festival, July 10-12, 2015, was another blast; check out the Photo Recap under construction
The 71th running of the Lead Creek Derby from Mullan to Wallace, June
   16, 2012
winners at the 71st Lead Creek Derby, June 16, 2012
click to open  2010 Photos and Winners page in separate window
Huckleberry Festival 2010
Photos and Winners
click to open Yuletide Lighting Festival 2014 page in separate window
Yuletide Lighting Festival 2014
Five summers ago we commemorated the Great Fire of 1910 and those who gave their lives to fight it.
click to see pdf poster for 1910 Fireman's Ball, Saturday March 6, 2010
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webwork by Marsh Scientific Services in progress If you know of a Silver Valley Event that is not listed below, or you see an error, please use this form to let me know. Thank You.
Greg Marsh


26, 27, 28
4, 5, 6,
11, 12, 13
The 32nd Season of SPRING MELODRAMA

Written by William Nicholson
Directed by Carol Roberts
Produced by Special Arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
32th season of spring melodrama
Click to to open a letter-sized poster in a separtate window.
(208) 752-8871
Sixth Street Theatre



1 The Sierra Silver Mine miner Sierra Silver Mine Tour
opens for the season at the corner of Fifth and Bank Streets
(208) 752-5151
1 Silver Streak Zipline Tours Silver Streak Zipline Tours
  • opens for the season at 516 Pine Street
  • West Course: $90 for tour of SIX ziplines traveling 5375 feet
  • East Course: $80 for tour of FOUR ziplines, 1800 foot dual zip
(208) 556-1690
2 43nd Sunshine Mine Disaster Memorial Service (208) 784-0821
7 Loyalty Day Parade in Osburn (208) 753-7151
7 31st annual Depot Day
or Northern Pacific Railroad Depot Museum Festival and Classic Car Show 2016
in downtown Wallace
  • Kiwanis Breakfast 7-11 AM at the Elks Lodge
  • Beer Garden with local Micro Brews:
    • North Idaho Mountain Brew
    • Wallace Brewing Company
  • Live Music at the Gazebo:
    One Gun and the Longshots
  • "Brat Boys" and other Food Booths
  • Crafts and Unique Vendor Booths
  • Children's Games
  • Free Depot Museum Tours
  • Model Railroad Display
  • 16 Car Classes plus Motorcycle
  • 65 Trophies
  • Raffles
    • 1st prize: 7 ounces of silver, 7 ounces of copper, beautifully framed, $500 value
    • 2nd prize: $75 gift certificate from Idaho Silver Shop
  • Fun for the Entire Family!
2016 Car Show Registration Form

Depot Day 2010

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Photos and Winners
Dedication of Magnuson Way

click to see Depot Day 2012
Depot Day 2012
photos, video and winners
Depot Day 2011 DEPOT DAY 2011 WINNERS
Depot Day 2002 DEPOT DAY 2002 WINNERS
Northern Pacific Depot Museum
(208) 752-0111


1 Sierra Silver Mine miner Sierra Silver Mine Tour adds a Ghost Town Trolly
that takes visitors back in history up Burke Canyon,
and also leaves from the corner of Fifth and Bank Streets
(208) 752-5151
Sue Halley
8 - 10 Fifth Annual Wallace Idaho Blues Festival new item

This festival has been named Best Blues Festival three consecutive years by the Inland Empire Blues Society. It is one of the largest cultural arts events held in scenic northern Idaho each year.

For our Fifth Annual Blues Festival we have these entertainers lined up

For the first time, we will be selling commemorative “Save Free-Music Friday” pins to help generate revenues to keep this special component of our festival alive. Please consider buying a commemorative Wallace Blues Festival collector’s pin for $5 to support Free-Music Friday.

(208) 512-1260
BluesFest Committee






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