First Annual Cascade Perch Festival

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It’s officially a party. Mark your calendars and make reservations NOW!

The 1st Annual Cascade Idaho Perch Fest dates are set!

Kickoff will be Friday evening January 19th and will run through Sunday evening January 21st 2018. You are also more than welcome to extend your stay in Cascade before or after the event.

Participating in Perch Fest will cost $25 per person. This includes your fish fry meal, entry into our winter shenanigans, Cascade ice fishing seminar, entry to win door prizes, and more. This is NOT a competitive tournament, but Tuned Up Custom Rods is donating a commemorative custom ice rod for the largest perch caught during the 2 day event.

The Birch Glen Lodge & Motel is offering discounted rates for Perch Fest goers only! You must mention “perch fest” to get the special rate. They offer secure parking for trailers, clean rooms, sauna, a place to clean fish, freezer, pools table, and more. This is also the hosting location of the event. These rooms will go fast! Sharon will help direct you to other close by lodging options once they fill up.

If enough people commit, we have the option of a larger venue. Please let us know if you have any questions.

For continued updates, find the event on facebook here.

Snow Golf Tournament

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Let’s have some fun! The first Snow Golf Tournament will take place January 20th, 2018 at 1 pm at the Cascade Golf Course. There is no age requirement and no handicap. Bring a tennis ball and two clubs per person – the options for clubs are open. You could bring a tennis racket, golf club, hockey stick, etc. A portion of the funds generated by this event will go to a fund used to clean up Cascade. To sign up for this fun and community positive event, call 208-382-4653 or email

Teams are made up of 5 people, the entry fee is $10 per person.

Want to join the Cascade Aquatic and Recreation Center’s team “The Weapons of Grass Destruction”? Sign up at the rec center at the front desk!

Perch Assault Tournament – Lake Cascade

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The Annual Perch Assault Tournament will take place on February 9th, 10th, and 11th, 2018. Entry forms can be found online at 

Find their facebook event page here.

For more information on this event, call Mike at (406) 249-0556

  • Two person teams, $150/team
  • Top ten Perch based on weight (x1/100 pound)
  • Cash to top ten daily
  • Daily door prizes
  • Optional Big Fish Pots
  • ADDED cash bonus to top three overall (sponsored by the Cascade Chamber of Commerce)
Ice Fishing, Cascade, Idaho

Youth Ice Fishing Day – Horsethief Reservoir

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The 9th Annual Youth Fishing day is an educational event for the whole family. A fishing license is not required during the hours of the event. Enjoy the fun at Horsethief Reservoir on January 20th, 2018 from 10 am – 3 pm.

For further information on this event, visit the Idaho Youth Outdoor’s webpage here.

If you have further questions regarding the event, please contact Idaho Youth Outdoors by email at

Hardwater Classic Ice Fishing Derby

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This annual Hardwater Classic ice fishing derby is held on Lake Cascade. This year’s derby will be held in January on the 27th and 28th. All proceeds are being donated to Idaho Youth Outdoors, a nonprofit that encourages the youth of Idaho to get outside and become active in the outdoors of Idaho. There will be cash prizes for biggest fish, door prizes, a chili dinner provided, and a raffle at the Cascade American Legion. For more information visit

Howdy’s Fishing Derby

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Bring the kids for a great family time at the annual Howdy’s Fishing Derby every April.

The Fishing Derby will take place on Lake Cascade. Cash prizes for largest trout caught by weight and highest weight of three perch caught on Lake Cascade.

For more info contact Howdy’s at 208-382-6712.

Valley county and cascade centennial

Cascade End-of-Year Centennial Celebration

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Happy Birthday City of Cascade and Valley County! Several events and activities have occured throughout the year in celebration of 100 years of history and culture that makes this such a great place to live! Take a look at the official Centennial Magazine.

Come join us December 30th, 2017, for an end-cap to this wonderful and memorable year!

At 6:30 pm, we will meet at the Roxy Theater to watch a short video highlighting this years centennial celebrations. After, participants should meet up at Van Wyck unit at Lake Cascade State Park for bonfires, s’mores, hot drinks, and entertainment. At 7:30, we will light and launch 100 Chinese Lanterns!

For more info visit