A great time to take a holiday trip to Hagerman and visit the stunning outdoor opportunities with no crowds is during the months of November and December!

Hagerman Christmas

Visit the Hagerman City Park on Saturday November 25th, 2023 for a beautiful community Christmas Tree lighting! Enjoy Thanksgiving with your family in Hagerman, and ring in the holiday cheer on Saturday. Stay in the beautiful Hagerman Valley for a holiday season you’ll never forget.

Hagerman Valley Chamber of Commerce Website: https://hagermanvalleychamber.com

Why take a holiday trip to Hagerman? This small community has incredible local businesses and unique nature. Hagerman is home to stunning blue water views such as Box Canyon, Lemmon Falls at Ritter Island, Malad Gorge and even a slot canyon on Kelton Trail! Usually these parks can be busy, but not this time of year. Enjoy any of the Thousand Springs State Park units with next to no people around. Go Idaho hot springing at Miracle Hot Springs. These hot springs are open year round, and November and December are the perfect months to soak.

Miracle’s Website: https://www.miraclehotspring.com

What to Expect at Hagerman’s Lighted Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting

The fun parade will begin at the south end of Hagerman, and travel to the City Park. Here, the Tree Lighting will occur. This event is perfect for your family, where the kids can feel the Christmas cheer. Treat yourself to a cute new sweater, or get some Christmas shopping done at the locally owned and operated Wild Sweet Pea.

Hagerman Wild Sweet Pea Store, Downtown, shopping, retail, Christmas lights, Wilson Club

Fire Pie Pizza and Pasta is located Downtown Hagerman. They have indoor seating as well as a perfect cozy outdoor area where the fires can keep you warm.

Contact Hagerman Valley Chamber of Commerce office for more information (208) 590-1839 or at hagermanchamber@gmail.com. More information can be found on the Hagerman Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/169146699471436/?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[]%7D

Accommodations & Local Businesses

Have dinner at the Snake River Grill after you’ve viewed all the holiday lights and shopped the incredible local businesses. They have a great set up, delicious food, and amazing service. Bullets ‘n Brews can suit your coffee needs to get you energized for the day! Both of these businesses are locally owned treasures. The Hagerman Valley Inn is also a fantastic spot to spend the night. The river is located just minutes from here as well as the restaurants.

Outdoor Recreation & Birding in Hagerman

Many variations of treasure can be found in the Hagerman Valley. Enjoy hikes nearby such as Box Canyon and the Hagerman Fossil Beds. Stop by the Thousand Springs and Hagerman Fossil Bed Visitors Center to discover truly what this area has to uncover. Find the bike path from the Visitor Center all the way to Downtown Hagerman. E-Bikes can be rented at Hydro Hustlers. Rental website here: https://hydrohustlers.com

Hagerman Wildlife Management Area, Ducks, Geese, Migratory Birds, Southern Idaho

Don’t forget to keep an eye out for Ducks and Eagles! This time of year there are thousands and thousands of ducks swimming in the Hagerman Stretch of the Snake River. Winter Birding Information: https://visitsouthidaho.com/the-best-winter-bird-watching-locations/

Support local, have fun, and create lasting memories while staying in Hagerman, Idaho!