Year Round Fun and Entertainment!

Any time of the year you'll find fun and entertainment in our mountain town from craft fairs to sports events and art galleries to museums, McCall has it all.

Manchester Ice and Event Centre

This beautiful facility is the anchor building in downtown McCall. The Richard Sabala Foundation opened this ice rink in July of 2003 to celebrate the memory of a son lost whose passion was sport and giving back to the community. The Richard Sabala Foundation continues to work tirelessly to fund and maintain this state of the art facility that has grown regional and national figure skating and hockey skating champions from the ground up.

The MIEC has an NHL size ice surface and is home to the Idaho Ice Cats (formerly Idaho Jr. Steelheads) and the homegrown McCall Starz on Ice! Holiday and Winter Carnival ice show productions featuring National, World and Olympic skating champions.

Weekly US Figure Skating "Learn to Skate" lessons are offered as well as freestyle, drop-in hockey, stick and puck and daily public skating! Stop by this local gem for a giant, salty pretzel, a casual meal or a cup of hot cocoa on a wintry day and watch the skaters from the warmth of TJ's Cafe`.

Call DoneRight Management Vacation Rentals 877-966-6100 for MIEC event lodging.
Phone: 208-634-3570

Bumper Cars on Ice

Rain or shine, bumper cars on ice really is "a thing!" Visit Manchester Ice and Event Center`s website and ice schedule for days and times.

Location: 200 E. Lake St. McCall, ID 83638
Phone: 208-634-3570

Mountain Monet

So much fun! This little shop is a crafter`s dream. Looking for a unique gift for someone special? Why not make it yourself.

Choose from a large selection of pottery pieces to customize with your own design, make a plaque or bowl of fused glass or fun jewelry from a wide and whimsical array of beads,

Definitely a must for a birthday party, family fun nights or rainy day event.

Glaze setting and glass fusing projects take time and the end result may have to be shipped to your home.

Location: 310 E. Lake St. McCall, ID 83638
Phone: 208-634-7626

The Historic Roseberry Townsite

A must see spot for any visitor to Valley County. The history of this town site celebrating the beginnings of Long Valley and its Finnish heritage is worth spending an afternoon of your time. Step back in history with a tour of the Roseberry general store and museum, the Roseberry church and Nelle Tobias interpretative center. Roseberry hosts family friendly activities May through September from music festivals and barn dances to crafts fairs and the annual Labor Day ice cream social.

Location: Roseberry

Second Sunday Sounds at Six

A real community event sponsored by the McCall Music Society. Classical concerts, jazz quartets, torch singers and more share their musical gifts in an intimate setting.

Hosted by the Community Congregational Church on the second Sunday of each month at 6pm, these concerts are free to the public and all are welcome to share in the joy of music presented by Boise Valley professionals and students as well as musicians touring through the area.

These concerts are a "must hear" event and all are family friendly.

Location: Community Congregational Church 901 1st St. McCall
Phone: 208-634-5430

McCall Fish Hatchery

Opened in 1979 in an effort to mitigate fish population loss resulting from the construction of four dams on the lower Snake River, this hatchery was built to incubate and rear Summer Chinook salmon.

Witness first hand your tax dollars at work at this Idaho Department of Fish and Game facility that is funded through the US Fish and Wildlife Lower Snake River Compensation Program.

Tours Daily Spring through Summer.

Location: 300 Mather Rd. McCall, Idaho
Phone: 208-634-2690

McCall Outdoor Science School - MOSS

Founded in 2001, the McCall Outdoor Science School (MOSS) was the next step development for a University of Idaho Extension campus on Payette Lake.

Surrounded by the Payette National Forest and in such close proximity of the Frank Church Wilderness, MOSS students are exposed to a huge variety of outdoor experiences and opportunities to study the ecology of wilderness and river landscapes up close and personal.

Operated by the UofI College of Natural Resources, one of a few schools in the United States to offer such programs, educators and graduate students pay it forward by sharing their knowledge with Idaho`s youth. Empirical field study for kids in grades K-12 offers STEM learning opportunities to students throughout Idaho. These immersive, outdoor classrooms foster scientific literacy and leadership skills.

Mission Statement
University of Idaho Extension provides unbiased, locally relevant, research-based programs. It aims to keep communities globally competitive and meet local needs.

Keep an eye out in the local news for MOSS sponsored activities.

Location: 1800 University Lane #1025 McCall, Idaho
Phone: 1-208-885-1080

The Alpine Playhouse

Originally built in 1916 as a Catholic Church, "the little theatre that could" converted the building to a 110 seat venue for the performing arts in 1966. With the support of patrons and the local community through the years the playhouse has been host to theatrical productions, concerts and much needed cabin fever relief through the winter months.

During the mid 1990's, the fledgling id Theatre group established its home bases at the Alpine Playhouse in McCall, Idaho and NYC with the goal of nurturing playwrights. For the past eighteen years, the AP has been home to the annual Seven Devils Playwright conference that brings together writers, actors, directors and theatre artists from all over the United States for two weeks each August.

During the 2019 McCall Winter Carnival, The Alpine Playhouse will present Bed Time Stories, a comedy by Norm Foster. This "little big theatre" is a must see!

Location: 1210 Roosevelt Ave. McCall

McCall Ranger' Office

Open Monday through Saturday, the McCall Ranger station at is home base for everything back country. Make sure to stop in at 102 W. Lake St. with any questions you have about the surrounding Payette National Forest.

Kids, don't forget to ask for a colorful poster for your collection! You'll find lots of printed material on trailheads and fishing spots too!.

Check 'em out!

Location: 102 W. Lake St. McCall
Phone: 208-634-0400

McCall Smokejumper Base

Give a shout out to our Wildland Firefighters who make McCall their home base.

Adjacent to six national forests, the McCall base is one of four bases in the US that specialize in smokejumper training and is centrally located to allow for rapid response to wildland fires.

This base is a spring and summer hub for firefighter training. Give 'em a call to set up a tour and be sure to say Thank You for a job well done.

Location: 605 Mission St.
Phone: 208-634-0390

Central Idaho Historical Museum

Celebrate the Civilian Conservation Core legacy for the conservation of natural resources and the care of public lands. McCall is home to "The Worker" statue #35 (of 74 statues across the US) dedicated on 8/5/2006. The CCC Heritage Museum site in McCall is listed with the national register of historical places and consists of 8 out buildings including one of the CCC log outbuildings, The Pumphouse used book store. Make it a trifecta - visit the CCC Museum, the McCall Ranger headquarters and the stop by the old city jail!

Location: 1001 State St, McCall, ID 83638
Phone: 208-634-4497

Nelle Tobias Interpretive Center

Who was Nelle Tobias?

It's not just a pretty wildflower, its Saxifrage Tobiasiae a plant unique to the Payette National Forest and named after Nelle Tobias (1906-2004); an environmentalist, historian, researcher and writer living in McCall from 1938 till her passing in 2004. A local fixture, Nelle spent her life dedicated to preserving the beauty around us and the importance of conservation all the while sharing her enthusiasm and love of nature. Make sure to stop by the Nelle Tobias Interperative Center in Roseberry for her story and history on the beginnings of Valley County, Idaho. Open May through September.

Wildflowers or Weeds?

Brilliant oranges, warm reds, passionate purples and vibrant yellows make for a colorful bouquet but how do you know which are true wildflowers and which are weeds?

In conjunction with the University of Idaho, Valley County has created an informative publication on how to identify noxious weeds so as you take your leisurely stroll and gather a bouquet of blooms, take a copy of your field guide and turn your stroll into an informative nature walk.

Location: Roseberry Historic Townsite