Special Community Events

2019 City of Hayden Calendar of Events

Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors & Supporters listed HERE.

Hayden Kite Festival:

Saturday, April 20, 12:00-2:30 p.m., Broadmoore Park.  Registration runs from 12:00-1:30 p.m. with kite flying from 12:00-2:00 pm. Awards will be announced @ 2:15 p.m. and include Best Flyer, Crash & Burn and much more. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the day with your family!  Brought to you by the City of Hayden, STCU and Hayden Chamber of Commerce. Free admission. For more information please call 208-209-1080.

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Arbor Day:

Wednesday, April 24, 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Atlas Elementary School. Please note location for 2019!  As our weather is very unpredictable in April, the Hayden Schools have graciously agreed to rotate the event each year by hosting at their schools; Atlas, Hayden Meadows and Northwest Expedition Academy.  The event will take place on the Atlas Elementary school grassy field.  In case of inclement weather, the event will be moved into the gymnasium.  The Hayden Christian schools as well as homeschoolers are invited to participate in this program as part of their curriculum.  There will be 6+ stations that teach kids about weather, water, fire, trees, forests, and much more.

Memorial Day Ceremonies:

Monday, May 27, 9:30 a.m., Honeysuckle Beach for Wreath Laying Ceremony and/or 11:00 a.m. McIntire Family Park Stage, behind Hayden City Hall. Join us in remembering our veterans on this very special day. Presented by the City of Hayden Veterans Commission. For more information please contact Hayden Recreation & Community Events at 208-209-1080.

Dog Days of Summer-Fest:

Saturday, June 22, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., located at Pawfoot Dog Park (inside Croffoot Park on Lancaster Ave.) This family friendly event is sponsored by ICCU!  Join us for fun in the sunshine!  Vendors, bouncy houses, food, doggie dash and more!  Additional details to follow.

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Hayden “Movie-in-the Park” Summer Kick-Off:

Sponsored by ICCU: Thursday, June 27, 8:30 p.m. (Dusk), McIntire Family Park. The summer event series will kick-off with an animated superhero movie at McIntire Family Park on June 27 featuring the film “Spider Man-Into the Spider Verse!” Bring the whole family to watch teen Miles Morales become Spiderman of his reality.  This event is free to the public, and concessions will be provided.  For more information, please call 208-209-1080.

Hayden Bike Rodeo:

Wednesday, June 26, 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Hayden Community Library. The annual bike rodeo for ages 5-12 years includes an obstacle course, helmet testing, bike tune-up. Conducted by the Hayden Parks & Recreation Commission in cooperation with the Hayden Community Library.

Hayden Summer Concert Series:

July 11-August 22, 6:00-8:30 p.m., McIntire Family Park. Free to the public! Concerts are held Thursday evenings from July 11-August 22, except July 25 (due to Hayden Days).  For more information please call 208-209-1080. The line-up will be posted as bands are scheduled.

Hayden Days:

Friday, July 26 & Saturday, July 27, McIntire Family Park. Our Event Sponsor is Idaho Central Credit Union!  Beginning on Friday at 2:00 p.m., the community kicks off its festivities with live music, dancing, food and craft vendors, and the Hayden Sr. Center Beer Garden. Saturday features NLFD Pancake Breakfast at 7:00 a.m. at the Northern Lakes Fire Station and the Hayden Days Parade @ 10:00 a.m. along Government Way. The Hayden Days car show takes place on Saturday, July 27 and is sponsored by Hayden Cars. The Hayden's Got Talent Show will also take place on Saturday, July 27th at the stage and will feature local performers. Children's games, food, craft vendors and other activities are planned throughout each day. For further information please call 208-209-1080.

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Missoula Children’s Theater: 

August 19 - 24. Brought to you by the Hayden Arts Commission with support from generous community donors.  More information to follow in the coming months.  Please contact Abbi Sanchez at (208) 772-4411 for more information.

Princess Pedalfest:

Saturday, August 3, 7:30 a.m.-60 miles, 8:00 a.m.-45 miles, 9:00 a.m. -25 miles, Croffoot Park. A women’s-only, non-competitive bike ride, providing three different distances and challenges to promote the opportunity for a broad range of women cyclists.  Proceeds help support a local charity of interest to women and children. For more information please visit http://www.princesspedalfest.com.

National Night Out:

 Tuesday, August 6, 4:00-8:00 p.m., McIntire Family Park. Hosted by the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office and Target.  Help your community become safer and decrease crime by attending the Annual Night Out. Enjoy entertainment, food and drinks, giveaways for the kids and crime prevention/personal safety information.  For more information, please contact Captain Kimberly Edmondson, Kootenai County Sheriff's Office, at (208) 446-1315.

Spokane to Sandpoint Relay:

Friday, August 16-Saturday, August 17, 9:00 p.m.-3:00 a.m., Croffoot Park. In addition to producing exceptional events, the mission of Cascade Relays is to support local non-profits, school groups, and community organizations as well as local businesses in the communities we travel through. For more information visit http://www.spokanetosandpoint.com.

Hayden “Movie-in-the Park” Summer Finale sponsored by P1FCU:

Thursday, August 29, 8:00 p.m. (Dusk), McIntire Family Park. The summer event series will conclude with a family-fun finale at McIntire Family Park on August 29 featuring “Incredibles 2!” Bring the whole family to watch the hero family take on their new mission under the stars. This event is free to the public, and concessions will be provided.  For more information, please call 208-209-1080.

Hope 4.5K Orphan Run:

Saturday, October 5, 9:00 a.m., Finucane Park.  Register online at https://hope45k.org or at Finucane Park on Race Day.

Hayden Lake  Marathon:

Saturday, October 19, Honeysuckle  Beach.  For  registration  and course information, please visit http://www.haydenlakemarathon.org/race_info.html.

Veterans Day & 2019 Distinguished Veteran Ceremonies:

Monday, November 11, 11:00 a.m., McIntire Family Park Stage, behind Hayden City Hall.  Join us in celebrating our veterans on this very special day. Presented by the City of Hayden Veterans Commission. For more information please contact Hayden Recreation & Community Events at 208-209-1080.

Annual Hayden Lights Parade & Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony:

Saturday, December 7, 5:00 p.m., McIntire Family Park, sponsored by P1FCU.  The parade begins at Hayden Avenue and proceeds south along Government Way to Honeysuckle Avenue. The tree lighting ceremony immediately follows the parade in McIntire Family Park, 8930 N. Government Way. Atlas Elementary and Hayden Meadows School Choruses sing, followed by a visit from Santa. Contact Hayden Recreation & Community Events Department @ 208-209-1080  for more information.

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