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Shelley is a town of 4,700 people (2019) in Southeastern Idaho known for its Spud Day festival.
Shelley is 8 miles (13 km) south of Idaho Falls on US 91.
- Spud Day: . A week of events in September culminating in a day of celebration (the Third Saturday in September) honoring the potato. Some of the events include the Tater Trot run, a pancake breakfast, a parade and the "Spud Tug", a tug-of-war over a pit of mashed potatoes poured out of cement mixer. Other attractions are the potato picking contest, craft fair, a demolition derby and lots of potato based foods. Free except for the demolition derby and pancake breakfast. (date needs fixing)
- Mick's Cafe on Main Street has great sandwiches, burgers, milkshakes, pies, and the like - all homemade.
|Routes through Shelley|
|Butte ← Idaho Falls ←||N S||→ Pocatello → Salt Lake City|
|Craters of the Moon ← Arco ←||W E||→ Idaho Falls → Grand Teton N.P.|
|END ← Idaho Falls ←||N S||→ Pocatello → Logan|