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2023 Minidoka Pilgrimage Registration

2023 Registration:

Descendant+Family Registration ($275 per attendee)

  • Registration now closed

  • Descendants and family impacted by the history of the Japanese American Incarceration

Senior Fellowship (Free)

General Registration ($275 per attendee)

  • Registration now closed

The 2023 Minidoka Pilgrimage is now at maximum capacity and registration is now closed. Thank you for your interest and support!


Thank you for understanding that we are running at a much smaller capacity this year as well as our desire to give priority to survivors and descendants.

There are a number of other changes this year, including:

  • Priority registration for Survivors, Descendants, and their Families

  • There will be no bus from Seattle this year. Information on transportation will be provided below

General Information

  • For the 2023 Minidoka Pilgrimage, priority registration will open March 15th at noon for Survivors, Descendants, and their Families. General registration will open April 12th.

  • Survivors over 77 years of age may attend at no cost – please select the correct registration!

  • The Pilgrimage will officially begin in Twin Falls on Thursday, July 6th at 6pm (MDT). The Pilgrimage program will end approximately at 11am on Sunday, July 9th

  • Historically, the weather for the Twin Falls, ID during the time of the pilgrimage has been in the mid-80s and sunny. However temperatures have the ability to reach the mid to upper 90s but also as low as the low-70s. A cool breeze can be expected in the evening as well.

  • Pilgrims are advised that personal services and devices such as wheelchairs and oxygen will not be provided. Pilgrims in need of services of a personal nature are responsible for arranging for such services prior to registering for the pilgrimage and are encouraged to travel with a companion.

  • More information and additional details for the pilgrimage will be sent to participants as soon as registration forms and fees are received and confirmed.


Registration Details

  • Pilgrims will meet at KOTO Brewing Co. (156 Main Ave W, Twin Falls, ID 83301) at 6pm MDT on Thursday, July 6th

  • Travelers will need to make their own arrangements for transportation to Twin Falls, Idaho. Transportation will be provided ONLY within the Twin Falls, ID area on Friday and Saturday.

What to Bring

The following items are just a few of the things we suggest you may wish to bring:

  • Comfortable shoes and long pants for walking around Minidoka.

  • Sun hat and sunglasses

  • Sunscreen

  • Light weight jacket for cool evenings

  • Minidoka family stories and poems to share

  • Camera


  • Lodging is not included and accommodations need to be arranged in Twin Falls, ID on your own. Lodging information will be provided upon registration confirmation.

  • For any Senior Fellowship recipients, please coordinate lodging directly with Minidoka Pilgrimage by contacting


  • This year there is no bus from Seattle. Therefore, you are required to arrange your own transportation to and from Twin Falls, Idaho. Transportation will be provided within Twin Falls for Friday and Saturday programming.

  • Twin Falls is a 9.5 hour drive from Seattle, and an 8.5 hour drive from Portland.

  • There are many daily flights in and out of Boise, ID. From there, it is a 2.0 hour drive to Twin Falls.

  • There is also a small airport in Twin Falls that is 15 min. from our base hotels.

  • Please consider rental car sharing with friends and family.

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