Grangeville Idaho ushers in the warmth and beauty of the summer season with Idaho’s Oldest Rodeo, Grangeville Border Days.
For over 100 years, the western traditions of rodeo, parades, street games and a host of other annual celebrations all happen during the 3 day Border Days over Independence Holiday.
This year, July 4th falls on the calendar right in the middle of the week, on Wednesday. As a result, the Grangeville Border Days Committee scheduled this annual event on the following days:
- Wednesday, July 4th
- Thursday, July 5th
- Friday, July 6th
Border Days Parades Schedule
2018 Parade Theme: “It’s A Country Bling Thing”
For businesses that want to participate in the daily parades: signup online using the Parade Entry Form. Be sure to sign up early!!
- Wednesday, July 4th – 2 pm
- Thursday, July 5th – 2 pm
- Friday, July 6th – 2 pm
July 4th, 2018 at 1:00 pm
Border Days Rodeo Schedule
- Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 at 6:00 pm
- Family Night Thursday, July 5th, 2018 at 6:00 pm
- Friday, July 6th, 2018 at 6:00 pm – Pink Night
- $12, age 12 and over
- $5 under age 12
- under 6 free.
$13,800 added money plus entry fees.
Lee Woods Memorial local team roping, local barrels
Sanctioned by Idaho Cowboys Association, Pro-West, and NPRA. Rodeo stock by Gold Buckle Rodeo, Roosevelt, WA.
Rodeo Slack 10:00 am July 5th, Free Admission.
Other Border Days Events
Marcos Dominguez and American Bonfire – Immediately following July 5th rodeo. Vintage Youth of Grangeville – Immediately following July 6th rodeo.
CHICKEN SCRAMBLE: ALL THREE DAYS:
Three chickens will be released in the arena, each chicken will have a ribbon that will stand for a different money amount, the kid who catches that chicken wins the money amount shown. This is to take the place of the calf scramble. Ages 6 to 12!!
WILD HORSE RACE: ALL THREE DAYS:
Fastest time over all three rodeos wins buckles and added money sponsored by Ray Holes Saddle Company
Masonic Temple Lodge at Main and Hall Streets, July 4th, 5th, and 6th from 6 am to 11 am. Lodges #9 and #87
WILD STICK HORSE RACE: ALL THREE DAYS:
Children ages 6 – 8 years old will ride a stick horse and have a race during the rodeo. Limit to 15 kids over all three days only. The fastest time over all three days will win a buckle sponsored by Farris Transport of Grangeville. The same 15 children will compete all three days at the rodeo. $5 per entry fee. Contact Amy Farris at 208-507-0487 to sign up by June 20, 2018
Scheduled July 4, 5, 6, 2018 Main Street, 9 am, featuring the SUPER EGG TOSS
July 5th following Street Sports for 6 and under sponsored by Grangeville Health and Rehab on Main Street
GENEALOGY OPEN HOUSE:
Idaho County Genealogy Society will have an open house on July 3rd, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. They are located at 111 S. Idaho Street across from the court house.
ART IN THE PARK:
July 4th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and on July 5th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the City Park. Contact Kayle Brown to sign up at Grangeville Centennial Library 208-983-0951
BORDER DAYS FUN RUN BY SYRINGA HOSPITAL FOUNDATION:
July 4th – Pre-register by June 22 by visiting http://syringahospital.org OR Sign up the day of the race from 7:00 am – 7:45 am in Umpqua Bank Parking Lot. Race @ 8:00 am. Contact Kristi Brooks with questions at 208-507-2855 or firstname.lastname@example.org Proceeds will benefit Syringa Hospital Foundation.
Open July 4th, 5th. and 6th from 1 pm to 5 pm.
OLD TIME FIDDLERS:
July 4th – 12:00 am to 2:00 pm in the pavilion at Pioneer Park.
July 4th – 10:00 am in the City Park sponsored by the Trinity Lutheran Church
OLD FASHIONED STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE:
July 4th in the City Park, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, by the United Methodist Church
CAMAS PRAIRIE CRUISERS:
Free car show across from city park on Thursday, July 5th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ALL cars welcome – Call Annell – 208-983-2333 for more info!
BORDER DAYS RAFFLE:
$1000 cash for First
$300 cash for Second, sponsored by Quality Heating, Grangeville
$150 cash for Third, sponsored by LeAnnes Flower and Garden Center
$ 2.00 per ticket, drawn on July 3, 2017 night rodeo
July 4, 10 pm at the Grangeville High School football field
2018 Major Rodeo Sponsors
- Gortsema Motors
- Les Schwab Tire Center
- Asker’s Harvest Foods
- Grangeville Super 8 Motel
- Bud’s Power Sports
- Cody’s Cowboy Hats
ROYALTY EVENTS: 2019 Queen tryouts – June 28 @ 7:00 pm at Border days arena.
Queens luncheon – Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 at the Eagles Hall at 11:00 am. Please be sure to let us know how many will be attending the luncheon when you signup for the parade.