The 13th Annual
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(Featuring the two local cool dudes shown above.)


As always, admission to the festival is FREE

 (donations are very welcome)

and will be the 3rd weekend in August, which this year is:

Friday, August 15

&
Saturday, August 16
 2014

Council, Idaho

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FOR INFORMATION, CONTACT DALE FISK: 208-253-4582 OR

Visit dalefisk.com

Location: Veteran's Memorial Peace Park

This park is behind the old Grange Hall--which is now the American Legion Hall--right along the highway at the north end of town

 

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Festival  Schedule

How to get to Council and the Festival Site

RV Parks        Campgrounds    Motels     Vendor information

Things to see and do around Council

CouncilIdaho.org (Everything you could ever want to know about our town!)

Festival Pet Policy

Photos of how we made our portable stage

Photos from the 2008 festival

Click HERE to go to the Facebook page of the Council Heartland Community Improvement Association (HCIA)


RV Parks:

 

Dry camping is usually available at the Fairgrounds right next to the festival park. $10 per day. Possibly limited hookup to power or water.


Council

        Mountain View RV Park & Carwash--full hookups, camp sites   208-739-0101
        Hall's Trailer Park  208-253-6437
        Hodges RV Park (Full hookups) 208-253-6041
        Red Barn RV Park: 208-253-4768
            4 full hookups ($10/day or $50/week). Several partial hookups and dry camps.
Cambridge (22 miles south on Hwy. 95)
        Frontier Motel & RV Park -- 208-257-3851
New Meadows
        Zims Hot Springs (4 miles north of New Meadows and 30 miles north of Council)  208-347-2686
            Hookups with electricity & water = $16.00 ($1 swim discount)
            Self-contained trailer = $$8.00
                Please call to reserve hookups
        Meadows RV Park 208-347-2325       $12 to $17.00/ night
McCall (45 minutes northwest)
        Golden RV Park -- 208-634-5389
Riggins (1 hr. north)
        Prospector's Gold RV Park -- 208-628-3773
Weiser (1hr. south on Hwy. 95)
        Gateway RV Park -- 208-549-2539
        Monroe Creek Campground & RV Park --208-549-2026
Mann Creek (50 minutes south on Hwy. 95)
        Mann Creek Store & RV Park -- 208-549-1868

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Motels / Bed & Breakfasts

 Council
        Starlight Motel -- 208-253-4868

 

Quail Hollow Bed & Breakfast--Phone: 208-253-6875    Fax: 208-741-9053 ---
            P.O. BOX 406   COUNCIL, ID   83612
    Rich & Ty Laine are the owners of this quaint, private bed & continental breakfast getaway. There is a full kitchen stocked with all the cooking utensils, pots & pans, etc. There are 2 bedrooms, 2 hide-a-beds and a futon. It will accommodate up to 10 guests comfortably. For your enjoyment there is badminton, volleyball and horseshoes. If you just want to relax and enjoy the scenery, sit back on the deck and enjoy the pond and watch the deer come in. Please call for reservations.

Elkhorn Bed & Breakfast--South of Council at 1327 Highway 95, Mesa, ID --Contact Debra Buckner: 208-256-4556   dbuckerett@ctcweb.net  

website:  elkhornbnb.com

 

The Elkhorn B&B has added a Jacuzzi to the amenities list!

The Elkhorn offers a cozy and warm log home ambience located in Mesa, Idaho. We are located between the Middle Fork and the Little Weiser River with the awesome views of Cuddy, Hit, Indian and Council Mountains. We are approximately 6 miles south of Council on Highway 95, two hours north of Boise, Idaho.
For our guests, snowmobile parking is available, a non-smoking environment and we are pet friendly offering horse & mule motel.


    Cambridge (22 miles south on Hwy. 95)
        Bucky's Cafe & Motel 208-257-3330
        Frontier Motel & RV Park -- 208-257-3851
        Hunter's Inn -- 208-257-3325  Fax: 208-257-3797

New Meadows (30 minutes north on Hwy. 95)
    Heartland Inn & Motel --208-347-2114   (AAA Approved, 5 B&B rooms, kitchenettes, cable TV, 4 Suites with fireplaces, hot tub, non-smoking rooms, in-room phones)
    Meadows Motel -- 208-347-2175

Cuprum (quaint little burgh 40 miles up in the mountains toward Hells Canyon and the Seven Devils Mountains):
    Hedges Cabin --208-258-4649

McCall (45 minutes northwest):
    Hotel McCall -- 1-866-800-1183 (toll free)  or   208-634-8105
    Scandia Inn Motel -- 1-800-622-2554 (toll free) or 208-634-7394
    Super 8 Motel -- 1-800-800-8000 (toll free) or  208-634-4637
    Woodsman Motel & Restaurant -- 208-634-7671
    Bear Creek Lodge -- 208-634-3551
    Brundage Bungalows -- 208-634-2344
    Best Western --208-634-6300
 

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CAMPGROUNDS:

Dry camping is usually available at the Fairgrounds right next to the festival park. $10 per day. Possibly limited hookup to power or water.


    Primitive camping spots (no water taps, toilets, benches, electricity or hot tubs) can be found around every corner of the area's hundreds of miles of National Forest roads.

    More civilized campgrounds (water, outhouse type toilets, often picnic tables--cost is usually $8.00 per night):
        Council
            --Cold Springs Campground (about a half hour to 45 minutes north...west of Highway 95 near Lost Lake) 30 spots-- trailers up to 22' long
            --Big Flat --12 miles south via Hwy 95, then 14 mi. east on gravel road. $5.00/night     13 spots     trailers up to 45' long
            --Cabin Creek --4 mi. S of Council via Hwy 95, then 10 mi. E on Forest Rd. 186  
            --Evergreen --about 15 miles north on Hwy 95, right off the highway  (Just totally rebuilt with new facilities!)
            --Lafferty -- About 30 minutes up Hornet Creek road (paved), northwest of Council. Outhouses, water, beautiful spot.
        New Meadows
            --Last Chance Campground (4 miles east of New Meadows) 28 spots--trailers up to 45' long

Very civilized camping:
    McCall (45 minutes northwest)
        McCall Campground -- 208-634-5165
    Weiser (1 hr. south on Hwy. 95)
        Monroe Creek Campground & RV Park --208-549-2026
    New Meadows
        Zims Hot Springs (30 miles north of Council)  208-347-2686
            Tents = $8.00 per night
 

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Vendor information

Vendors (craftspeople, food vendors, etc.) are welcome to set up at the performance area.

Vendor Fees:

Food / Drink vendors = $50 for the weekend or $25 for one day. Non-food = $30 for the weekend or $15 for one day

Vendors need to supply their own tables, shade awnings, etc. If you need electricity, please make this known in advance.

Contac Serena: 208-253-4340, e-mail femc@ctcweb.net,

Mailing address: P.O. Box 488, Council, ID 83612

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Pet Policy:

Because of previous problems,

No dogs will be allowed on the Festival site.

"The Dog Park" at the south end of Council if offering free dog boarding 

from 9 a.m.. to 6 p.m.. during the festival - by appointment only

Overnight prices (after 6:00) will be 1/2 price.

For information, call Brandi at 741-9922



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