October 9 - 13, 2019
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Be a part of another year of stories as we meet our mission to gather, present and preserve the history and culture of sheep ranching and herding in Idaho and the West.

Proud to be ranked as "One of the Top Ten Fall Festivals in the World" by msn.com

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Festival Highlights

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Our thanks to Dark 2 Light Productions and Tyler Hendricks for this video!




The sheep are the center of the Festival. But, the sheep weave together a cultural tapestry and celebration of animals, music, dance and more through events, workshops, presentations and classes.


View our scenic gallery of sheep and shepherds »

For information about registering and tickets for any Festival events, visit the 2019 Schedule page or the web page corresponding to the event of your interest. (Tickets will be on sale and the reservation system open July 1, 2019.) Thank you and see you at the Festival!


Support the Festival
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 Mark Your Calendars!
2020 Festival Dates: October 7-11, 2020
2021 Festival Dates: October 6-10, 2021 - 25th Anniversary! 

The Trailing of the Sheep is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Your gifts are 100% tax deductible.
Thank you for your generous support to preserve our rich history, heritage and culture.
(EIN#: 71-0912585)



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