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Shelley is a town of 4,700 people (2019) in Southeastern Idaho known for its Spud Day festival.

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Shelley is 8 miles (13 km) south of Idaho Falls on US 91.

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  • 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.





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Routes through Shelley
ButteIdaho Falls  N  S  PocatelloSalt Lake City
Craters of the MoonArco  W  E  Idaho FallsGrand Teton N.P.
ENDIdaho Falls  N  S  PocatelloLogan

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