5 Things to do in Rexburg This Winter

Looking for things to do in Rexburg but have no where to find them? Here at The Village, we want to provide more than just community housing. We want to provide you with fun and entertainment all year. Although you may not like the cold weather, you know it was bound to happen in Rexburg. So why not make the most of it. Now I know what you may be thinking, winter in Rexburg? How can that be exciting? Well, just sit down and we will tell you some things to do in Rexburg that will have you shouting for joy! Rexburg can be a Winter-land of fun…if you just know the right spots to go to and the right activities to enjoy. No worries, because  The Village has researched, experienced and knows some of the best things to do in Rexburg this winter.


  1. Sledding at the Sand Dunes in St. Anthony: The sand dunes are not just for you to enjoy bonfires or star gazing. In the winter, the half-pipe hills are a prime place for extreme sledding. St. Anthony is just a 15 minutes drive north of Rexburg. All that is left for you to do is grab your sled and let your cares slide away. For more information, check out this link with directions and other awesome Rexburg fun.

Sledding is one of things to do in rexburg
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  1. Ice Fishing at Big Elk on Palisades Reservoir: If you are looking for a thrill, but also want to just relax, then this is your sport! There is great ice fishing just a little over an hour southeast of Rexburg. In the words of Herbert Hoover, “ Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers.” For more information on Palisades Reservoir visit the Angler Guide.

Ice Fishing is one of things to do in Rexburg


  1. Paramount 5 theater is the place to be: If the outdoors are not for you, then just blocks away is Paramount 5 movie theater. With all your favorites movies at a better price, how can you resist this relaxing treat? Pricing is as follows: Adults – $3.50; Adults Matinee (Before 5:30PM) – $2.50; Children – $2.50; Seniors – $2.50; and $2.50 for General Admission on Tuesdays, $1.00 for Children 2D admission on Mondays.

One of the things to do in Rexburg is see a movie at Paramount 5.


  1. Snowshoeing at Mesa Falls is also great.Want to be really adventurous and get a workout that will be thanking you with happy memories? Go check out the beauty that can surround you at Mesa Falls, as you snowshoe you way through many beautiful paths.  There are paths for your young family to paths that you personally can use that will help adults feel the workout days later! For directions and information take a look here.

Snowshoeing is one of things to do in Rexburg


  1. Ice skating in Rigby is fun.Tradition is tradition! This season would not be the same without gliding around on skates. Check out Black Ice Skating in Rigby, located right next to Squealers Fun Park. This outdoor ice skating rink is a perfect way to enjoy the cold weather that comes every year to southeast Idaho. Learn more about Black Ice Skating today.

Ice skating is one of things to do in Rexburg


Now…I know you are shouting for joy because it’s winter in Rexburg! We want to make sure you enjoy the colder months because there is a lot more things to do in Rexburg than you may have thought. For more fun and information, feel free to stop by our office at The Village or give us a call. (208) 356-7786