Lava Hot Springs Yearly Events
The Lava Hot Springs Foundation hosts several events each year. Events dates and times are subject to change.
Lava Hot Springs Hot Potato Harvest
Saturday, October 9, 2021 - 12pm - 2pm (no open swim)
Bring your kids for Potato Games at the Lava Hot Springs Indoor Aquatic Center!
- Bob for Potatoes 11-under
- Small Fry Race 5yr-under
- Russet Race 11yr-6yr
- Potato Toss 6-under
- Heaviest Potato 11-under
OPEN SWIM 2PM-8PM ONLY
Veterans Appreciation Day
Thursday, November 11, 2021
The Lava Hot Springs Foundation would like to thank all those who have served our country for our freedom. Veterans get FREE admission all day on November 11th to the World Famous Hot Springs at 430 E. Main from 9:00am - 10:00pm.
Toys For Tots & Swimming Event
December 4, 2021
Noon - 8:00pm
The Lava Hot Springs Foundation is proud to help with the Toys for Tots Drive every year! We have 2 drop off locations to drop off New Unwrapped toys: World Famous Hot Springs 430 E. Main or Olympic Swimming Complex 195 N. Center!
Bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate to the US Marine Corps Reserves’ Toy for Tots program (suggested value $5+) and get free admission to the Indoor Aquatic Center 195 N. Center, Lava Hot Springs, Idaho (valid on date only; NOT valid at Hot Pools). You may also choose to bring two (4) cans of food for the Food Bank instead. *General admission fees apply if a toy or food is not donated. Need help? Call 208-251-5230.
Customer Appreciation Day
December 8, 2021
9:00am - 10:00pm All Day
Lava Hot Springs Foundation wants to say a big thank you to their customers with free admission to the Lava Hot Springs Hot Pools all day, Wednesday, December 8, 2021. Relax, get a bite to eat, or spend the night after your soak! Visit our Gift Shop to see new merchandise for Christmas.
February DATE TBA - 11am-2pm
A children’s Water Carnival will be held during Lava Hot Springs Fire & Ice Winter Festival on Saturday at the Lava Hot Springs’ Indoor Aquatic Center. Free Admission for all kids with paid adult admission. Games will begin at 11:30am for prizes, and water fun. Events will be oriented towards a 12 and under crowd but all ages are welcome. Events include floatie relays, wall climb races, diving contests, and a splash event. See Open Swim hours. Open swim on this day will be 2:00pm - 8:00pm.
Saturday, September TBA
Open Swim for Dogs!
$10/per dog at the gate. Humans get in free, humans are not allowed in the pool.
Lava Hot Springs Foundation invites dogs and dog-lovers to Lava Hot Springs! Our goal is to maximize the joy that (somehow) accompanies wet dog smell and a totally exhausted pooch at the end of the day! Fun for the whole family! Contests for chances to win cool prizes and watch your best friend swim. Proceeds will go to ANH Bear Lake non-profit organization.