McCall Journals

McCall Winter Carnival

A travel journal to McCall by Wildcat Dianne

Bear Statue at Legacy Park, McCall Photo, McCall, Idaho More Photos
Quote: The McCall Winter Carnival has been a tradition for over 30 years. Besides the many snow sculptures that are built around town, people come from all over to take in many activities that go on during the week-long carnival.

McCall Winter Carnival

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Overview

Bear Statue at Legacy Park, McCall Photo, McCall, Idaho
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The snow sculptures are the highlight of the McCall Winter Carnival. When the Winter Carnival first began, the sculptures were built in front of the residents'' homes. Now, several local businesses like Bryan''s Burger Den and Krahn''s Furniture have snow sculptures ranging from small to tall (over 20 feet). Judging for the best sculpture begins at 8am, Friday, January 25. The Carnival''s opening ceremonies begin at 7pm, and the winners of the Snow Sculpture Contest are announced. In past years, Bryan''s Burger Den and Krahn''s have taken the Grand Prize. There is also a Children''s Neon Light parade on opening night, and a Mardi Gras parade the next morning, January 26, through the town. Neither the ...Read More

Bryan's Burger Den

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Restaurant

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Bryan's Burger Den has been a very popular local hangout in McCall for 20 years. Bryan and Roxanne Hill, the owners, are a big part of the community, and their restaurant is a place where locals and tourists come to eat burgers and fries and other Burger Den specialties. In fact, they are known for their Burger Den Special, which is a double meat burger with cheese, bacon, and other fixings and it comes with fries or tater sticks and a large soft drink. They also have broasted chicken, which comes with potato logs and salad. But if you order the broasted chicken, you better have time to eat it because it takes 15 minutes to cook. They also have great chicken sandwiches and for the vegetarians,...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on December 2, 2002

Bryan's Burger Den
600 N 3rd Street
McCall, Idaho 83638
(208) 634-7964

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The Pancake House and Christmas Tree Shop is McCall's place to go for great pancakes and breakfast food. Since the summer of 2002, it also serves dinner in its new 11,000 square-foot log cabin restaurant on Hwy. 55. Mom and I went to the Pancake House today for breakfast for the first time since the new restaurant opened. It was not very busy at 9:30am, and the hostess seated us immediately in a huge booth near the window. There was an old milk jug of ice water that reminded Mom and I of when we used to have our milk delivered in glass jugs when we were living in Rhode Island. The decor is very rustic, nostalgic, and colorful. We were immediately given tea and coffee by the hostess, ...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on January 6, 2003

The Pancake House and Christmas Shop
209 N. 3rd Street
McCall, Idaho
634-5849

2003 McCall Winter Carnival

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Attraction

2003 McCall Winter Carnival Photo, McCall, Idaho
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The 2003 McCall Winter Carnival will be held from Friday, January 31, to Sunday, February 8. Opening ceremonies will be on January 31 at Legacy Park in the heart of McCall, Idaho, with prizes for the best snow sculptures being awarded to winners. Throughout the week will be many events associated with the Winter Carnival, starting with the opening candelight parade on January 31. On Saturday, February 1, at 10:30am, a big Mardi Gras Parade will go through the main drag of McCall. There will a "Best Beard and Sexiest Leg" contest at the Yacht Club on E. Lake Street, on Tuesday, February 4. Grand Bingo will be held at the McCall Golf Course on Davis Street on Wednesday, February 5, fro...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on January 6, 2003

2003 McCall Winter Carnival
All over town
McCall, Idaho