September is a great month to get outside and enjoy the beautiful fall weather and check out the many activities and festivals throughout the area.
Sep 1, 2022 – Sep 2, 2022
State Capitol Building, 700 West Jefferson Street, Boise, United States
Check out this scavenger hunt adventure in downtown Boise. Learn about the city through a fun game while getting a city tour. Guided from any smartphone, teams can look for gems of the city and solve clues while completing challenges along the way. A fun way to learn about local history and play at your own pace!
Sep 1, 2022 – Sep 6, 2022
Franz Witte, 9770 W State St, Boise
Fall Sale festival! You can shop the nursery and find great deals while listening to music and keeping energized by grazing at the food trucks that will be available.
Sep 4, 2022
Mad Swede Brew Hall, 816 West Bannock Street, Boise, United States
Sunday Funday is a meetup for lovers of all types of games. Come for all kinds of games to energize your Sunday. From Magic the Gathering and Yu-Gi-Oh! to Dungeons & Dragons and Robinson Crusoe. Board Games, Card Games, Role-playing Games, and even a gaming projector for live faceoffs. Come out and mix and mingle OR bring your own crew to play.
September 4 – 5, 2022
Indian Creek Winery, 1000 N McDermott Rd, Kuna, ID
Come on out to the Hermit Music Festival 2022! Enjoy the beautiful location and an amazing weekend of live music and mingling. This is a family friendly event that will also have kids activities.
Sep 10, 2022
403 12th Ave S, Nampa, ID 83651
The Salvation Army of Nampa Fall Craft Fair features local crafters and vendors. There will be food for sale as well as children activities. The event is FREE, but your reserved ticket gets you 10 additional entries for our door prize.
September 10, 2022
33 E Broadway Avenue Meridian, ID 83642
FREE OUTDOOR CONCERT- The High Street Party Band (thehighstreetband.com) will be bringing high-energy danceable hits from across the decades on Saturday, September 10. Bring a folding chair or blanket, your favorite beverages, and your friends & family to enjoy this performance!
September 11, 2022
Kuna Greenbelt, 301 W 2nd St, Kuna, ID 83634
The HomeGrown County Music Festival is back for the 5th year. Come out and listen to Platinum-Certified Singer/Songwriter Matt Stell along with Kuna’s Cody James McKinney and Reckless. Cliff Miller and Dave Nudo will also be entertaining as well as NEW artists. In addition to the great music there will be vendors representing Idaho products, dance exhibitions, and speakers showcasing Idaho’s artists, not-profits, and businesses. Kids area has bouncy houses, crafts and face painting!
Sep 17 2022
Nampa Parks & Recreation/Harward Rec Center, 131 Constitution Way, Nampa,ID
The Harvest Classic Fun Run features an 8K run or wheelchair race, 2-mile run or walk, 1-mile non-competitive race, food, prizes, entertainment, vendor booths and a school competition. All participants receive a t-shirt, free admission to the Harward Rec Center on race day and a chance to win fantastic prizes in the post-race drawings. Prizes are also awarded for top race finishers. Proceeds benefit youth through the purchase of P.E. equipment for local schools and Nampa Parks and Recreation Department Scholarship Fund. This fund provides scholarships for youth, families and individuals to access recreational activities.
September 17 – 18, 2022
Center at the Park, 1920 North Records Way, Meridian,ID
2nd Annual Family Fun Festival! Shop a variety of vendors as the holiday season kicks off. There will also be family friendly games and a pumpkin carving contest and don’t forget the food trucks!
September 17, 2022
Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park, 1900 N Records Ave, Meridian,ID
The Team Hope Walk program is Huntington Disease Society of America’s signature grassroots fundraising campaign designed to provide hope and support for those touched by this devastating disease. All proceeds support HDSA’s mission to improve the lives of people affected by HD and their families. Since their inception in 2007, Team Hope Walks have occurred in over 100 different cities and have raised more $22 million for the cause.
Sep 17 2022
JUMP Boise, 1000 W Myrtle St, Boise
In celebration of National Dance Day, at the JUMP Center you can join a 45 minute community class followed by an optional YouTube video recording session. Fitness should be fun so come on down and bring your dancing feet!
September 22, 2022
Watson’s Mystery House and Spirits, 8001 Fairview Ave,Boise, ID 83704
How well do you know Harry Potter? Come put yourself to the test with this Trivia Challenge!
This trivia challenge gets into the difficult questions, so make sure you’re up-to-date on your “Hogwarts: A History!” Dress as your favorite character, and come win points for your house, along with fabulous prizes. Enjoy a themed cocktail or non-alcoholic drink, fantastic dinner options, and more!
September 24, 2022
Firebird Raceway, 8551 Highway 16, Eagle, ID
The 18th Annual eBay Motors Fall Swap Meet & Drag Races returns Saturday, September 24. The location of the Swap Meet will be at Firebird Raceway located on Hwy 16 (northwest of Eagle on the Emmett Highway).The swap meet takes place in Firebird’s pit area, which is open to a wide variety of automotive parts, cars, trucks, collectibles, toys, tools and more.
September 25, 2022
Dry Creek Historical Society, 5006 West Farm Court,12:00 to 4:00p.m.
Are you looking for a fun, educational activity for kids and parents alike this fall? Come out to the 13th Annual Old Time Farm Day at the Schick-Ostolasa Farmstead. Catch a glimpse of what Idaho life was like in the 1860’s while watching the Idaho Woodcarvers Guild and the Dry Creek Quilters practice their crafts. There is a whole schedule of family friendly interactive events to check out!
Have a great September enjoying the warm weather as we move into fall!
Summer is in full swing and August proves to have many events that you will want to take in and enjoy before fall hits. Below you will find a handful of activities to fill your August days and nights.
August 5 and 6th, 2022
Two days of action and fun will be had in Kuna, Idaho! This event is loaded with activities including a parade, movies, tailgate, food, vendors, baseball games, mud run, pancake feed, carnival, cornhole tournament and more! Check out the link for more information on event times.
Aug 01 – 17 2022
Old Idaho Penitentiary, 2445 Old Penitentiary Rd., Boise, ID, 83712
The yard is calling you… Enjoy the morning sunshine against the sandstone walls of the historic Old Idaho Penitentiary, as we present Yoga in the Yard!
August 2, 16, 30 and September 13, 2022, JUMP (Jack’s Urban Meeting Place), 1000 Myrtle St, Boise, ID 83702
Do you have a special talent? NOW is your chance to shine and step out of your comfort zone! Come share your talents with summer Jumps Got Talent series.
August 5, 2022
Idaho Botanical Garden: 2355 N Old Penitentiary Rd, Boise, ID 83712
Join Sharon Van Etten, Angel Olsen and Julien Baker as they grace Boise with their bands for three very special individual sets of music on The Wild Hearts Tour. This summer time show will be full of music and fun.
Aug 8 – 12, 2022
IGFA – International Gallery of Fine Art (Avianne International), 1883 N Wildwood Street, # M, Boise, ID 83713
Avianne Academy of Arts provides fine art classes for adults. Classes are based on classical and academic level Fine Art instruction, which is focused on the student who is serious about developing technique and studio practice in the traditions of the old and modern masters.
August 13, 2022 11am to 8pm
Julia Davis Park, 670 Julia Davis Dr, Boise ID
Come on down to the Boise Soul Food Festival and enjoy learning about African-American Culture. This festival showcases African-American inspired soul food, music, dancing and businesses. There will be workshops and demonstrations to educate the public.
August 13 – 14, 2022
Lakeview Park, 1304 7th St N,Nampa,ID
The Nampa Festival of the Arts, presented by TDS Fiber, is a celebration of the creative spirit of our diverse community, expressing cultural heritage through art, music and dance. This free 2-day community event is held in beautiful Lakeview Park. With over 200 artisan booths, you will be sure to find a treasure, whether it is jewelry, painting, sculpture, whimsical yard art and more. Discover exceptional talent in the art show. There is also live entertainment, food concessions, and free activities for children.
Aug 16-20, 2022
2301 Blaine St, Caldwell, ID 83605, United States
Every summer, cowboys and cowboy lovers come to Caldwell for the Caldwell Night Rodeo. Whether you want to see cow roping or bull riding, this rodeo has it all, including those courageous rodeo clowns. For great prices, check out the family night. This is a rodeo for the entire family to enjoy.
Boise Fairgrounds (check link for hours)
5610 Glenwood St, Boise, ID 83714
Visit the link above for a full calendar of events for the Western Idaho Fair! You can enjoy the rides, performances, concerts, games, animals, arts and crafts, food and more. There is so much to do and see you will want to plan your activities in advance!
August 20, 2022
Sun Valley Pavilion, 300 Dollar Road, Sun Valley, ID 83353
Is it time for a road trip to beautiful Ketchum, Idaho? Concert for a Cure is a benefit concert to raise awareness and funds for life-saving cancer research and patient care. This year Killebrew Thompson Memorial proudly hosts Rumors ATL: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac!
Rumours prides themselves on being the most authentic Fleetwood Mac Tribute without coming across as a parody or a bore of a show. They will make you dance, sing along at the top of your lungs, and you’ll even learn something new about Fleetwood Mac at each performance.
August 27, 2022
Caldwell Gun Club Shotgun Complex, 21840 Pond Lane, Caldwell, ID 83607
Everyone is welcome for some friendly family fun to support the combat wounded veterans! Goodwood BBQ, raffles, and fun! Join the 1st Annual Battle of the Branches – Sporting Clay Shoot where they bridge the gap between civilians and veterans for friendly competition in support of fundraising for the combat wounded veterans!
August 27, 2022
Lakeview Water Park, 1304 7th St N,Nampa,ID
Join Nampa Parks and Recreation for an afternoon of fun and socializing among people and pets at the Annual Pooch Party Stroll and Splash! Nampa’s Pooch Party-Stroll and Splash began in 2007 as the Pooch Pool Party, a dog-only swimming event that provided funding for the Nampa Dog Park. During the event, dogs and their owners enjoyed hours of play at Lakeview pool.
Aug 26, 2022
Melody and verse have always been instinctive forms of self-expression for Lindzey Autumn. The 25-year-old grew up humming her own melodies or singing with her two younger siblings while their father strummed his guitar. A self taught guitar player, Lindzey uses her foundation in classical violin and choir to write and perform songs.
Enjoy your August!
July 1, 2022
Turn Boise into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Guided from any smartphone, teams make their way among well-known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history.
July 1, 2022
Optimist Park 16680 11th Ave N Ext, Nampa, ID
Nampa Parks and Recreation is offering free movies in the park throughout the summer! Enjoy different movies throughout the summer shown on a large inflatable movie screen. Grab a blanket, a lawn chair, family and friends, and head to Optimist Park in Nampa for a summer of fun.
Jul 3 2022
The Riverside Hotel – Boise, 2900 W Chinden Blvd, Boise,
Come on out to the Sandbar and enjoy the patio, the weather and some great country music by Andy Byron and Friends. It is sure to be entertaining!
July 4, 2022
Ann Morrison Park
Fireworks begin at dusk but Boise is excited to welcome back food and drink vendors back to their celebration this year at 6 p.m. Ann Morrison Park will be closed to non-permitted vehicles all day. Boise Police will close Crescent Rim to through traffic starting at 6 p.m. Residents may access it until 9 p.m. Please see link for tips and rules.
July 4, 2022
Cascade Golf Course
This year’s theme is “Remember the Past to Build the Future” The Thunder Mountain Days Parade will roll down Main street at 11 a.m. Cascade’s famous rubber duck race is scheduled to start at Kelly’s Whitewater Park at 1 p.m. This should be a great event if you are in the mountains and would like a 4th of July celebration!
July 4, 2022
Memorial and Brothers Parks
Caldwell kicks off the Fourth of July bright and early with their Flag Waving costumed 5K and 1K runs at 7 a.m. and 7:15 a.m. The day continues with a parade at 9 a.m., car show, most patriotic bike and dog contests, watermelon contest, live music and more.
July 8,15 & 22, 2022
120 South Kimball Avenue, Caldwell, ID
It’s time to step on the Idaho Central Credit Union Stage and belt out your best rendition of ‘Don’t Stop Believing’ or ‘Harper Valley PTA’. Indian Creek Plaza will host a three-night karaoke competition this summer to highlight the best of Caldwell’s talent.
July 8-9, 2022
Various locations throughout Eagle
Family Fun Night, Market, Wet and Wild Parade, Live Music, Cornhole Tournament, Car Show and more!
July 9-10, 2022
Expo Idaho, 5610 N Glenwood St,Boise,ID
If you’ve done a traditional 5K, you know they can be a bit lackluster. But the BUBBLE RUN™ is like running through Willy Wonka’s factory. Clad in white t-shirts, adults, kids and strollers run, walk, dance and play across 3 miles of absolute fun! At each kilometer, participants will run through the Foam Bogs where there is enough colored foam to cover you from head to toe!
July 11-15, 2022
Idaho State Museum 610 N Julia Davis Dr Boise, ID 83702
Have a blast with camps at the Idaho State Museum. Experience history like never before as you play, explore, and make new friends. Summer camps are offered annually at the Idaho State Museum near the heart of downtown Boise.
July 12, 2022
ExtraMile Arena, ExtraMile Arena, 1401 W Cesar Chavez Ln, Boise
This band has taken the genre of indie folk/folk rock to the next level. The Lumineers, presently made up of members Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites, were heavily influenced by classic rockers including Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen and Bob Dylan. Several of their very well known hit songs include titles Ho Hey, Cleopatra, Ophelia Stubborn Love, and Angela.
Jul 14-16 , 2022
Expo Idaho 5610 North Glenwood Street, Garden City
Vintage Market Days® is an upscale, vintage-inspired, indoor market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry,vintage, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, children’s, consumable yummies, seasonal plantings, and a lot more.
July 16, 2022 12:00 to 3:00
FRANZ WITTE 20005 11th Avenue North, Nampa, ID
Franz Witte Nursery is holding a beginning Bonsai class. Jon White, a member of the Boise Bonsai Society and owner of High Desert Bonsai will be teaching students how to plant and care for your bonsai tree. You will leave with your own tree!
July 21, 2022
2015 Nielsen Point Pl, Twin Falls Visitors Center Twin Falls
Who wants to be in the biggest Squirt Gun Battle of the summer? Take a drive to Twin Falls and enjoy some fun in the sun! BLAST & Dash will be giving out squirt guns to all registered participants! Awesome race shirts, squirt guns and a shot at awards (Overalls, Masters, Grand Masters, Senior Masters, and the Top 3 in all the Age Groups…plus more (6 & Under, 7 & 8, 9 & 10, 11-14, 15-19, through 80+)!
And while in Twin, check out Shoshone Falls!
July 23, 2022
Nampa Civic Center, 311 3rd St S, Nampa, ID
See three great artists in one amazing concert. Featuring The Sly, Slick, & Wicked, The Legendary Eddie Holman and Idaho’s Very own “Smooth Avenue”. Smooth Avenue will be bringing back some of the sounds of Marvin Gay, AL Green and more.
July 23, 2022
Zoo Boise 355 Julia Davis Dr Boise, ID
Run Wild at Zoo Boise is a fun run through the zoo, designed for kids ages 1-10 years, with routes of approximately 1/3 mile, 1/2 mile, and 1 mile. Run Wild is a fun, non-competitive run/walk through Zoo Boise prior to opening.
July 24, 2022
Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park, 1900 N Records Ave,Meridian
Come join the Summer Cosplay Gathering 2022 presented by Gem State Comic Con.
This is a FREE outdoor community event for fans of all ages. Held at the beautiful Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park in Meridian, this is a day to celebrate your favorite fandoms, cosplay, and have fun with family and friends.
The event will feature our popular cosplay contest and more!
July 29, 2022
Knitting Factory Concert House – Boise, Boise
Giovanni spinning the best Reggaeton songs w/music videos all night! Feel free to text DJ Giovanni your song requests before the event starts at(208) 794-8753. !THIS EVENT OFTEN SELLS OUT! Guests can enjoy 2 bars, 2 floors, a large dance floor, music videos, food to order, coat check and a friendly staff.
July 30, 2022
Twin Falls City Park, 400-598 Shoshone St N,Twin Falls
A vendor market run completely by children! Children create a business idea, make the products, then sell them at this public event.
Also check out the following Saturday Markets in the Treasure Valley:
There is so much to do in the summer around Boise! Don’t forget all of the miles of greenbelt paths, rivers to fish in, trails to hike and Lucky Peak Reservoir. Enjoy July!
The month of June is the time schools let out for the summer, the weather is warming up, and summer has officially arrived in the Treasure Valley. With it comes a whole host of events to pack your calendar, including outdoor concerts, family-friendly fun, entertainment, food festivals, and more!
Add these events to your calendar to kickstart your summer fun!
Jun 2 2022
True North Yoga, 1512 N. 10th Street,Boise
Therapy ball techniques apply gentle sustained pressure into connective tissue restrictions to restore motion and eliminate pain. Yoga philosophy talks about how the tolls of our physical and emotional lives are stored in the tissues of the body. Therefore therapy ball will complement your Yoga practice with faster muscle recovery and better management of trauma and pain perception. All levels of experience are welcome!
June 4, 2022
Expo Idaho 5610 N Glenwood St Boise
This event also includes educational displays, food samples, pet clothes, pet demos, face painting, groomers, dog trainers and more! The Family Pet Expo brings together local and national pet industry resources, products and services with the general public.
Friday Night, June 10 to August 19
Settlers Part, 3245 N. Meridian Rd, Meridian ID
Grab your family, friends, and neighbors this summer and join Meridian Parks and Recreation for Sparklight Movie Night in Meridian! Every Friday starting on June 10, Sparklight will inflate a giant outdoor moving screen for a family friendly movie event. They also have a concession stand for treats during the movie!
Thanks to local sponsors, it’s free. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and favorite movie dates and enjoy the fresh summer air with Meridian Parks and Recreation! All movies start at dusk. The screen is set-up at 7:00 pm . There are lots of activities in the park to keep you busy until the movie starts at dusk. See the schedule for a list of movie and links to watch a preview.
Jun 11 2022
Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park, 1900 North Records Avenue, Meridian, United States
The Doctors at PreHab Health and Performance will be performing free chiropractic Adjustments for the community! Don’t miss this opportunity to help improve your quality of life!
June 11, 2022
Bench in front of Basque Museum 611 W Grove St, Boise, ID, 83702
This is a 1.5-hour guided walking tour through 150 years of history and architecture. Your tour guide will introduce you to what makes downtown Boise like no other place. This tour is great for visitors and Idaho residents who want to learn more about how Boise’s vibrant downtown developed and the people who made it happen.
June 15, 2022
Along Jefferson St in front of the Idaho Capitol building between 6th St & 9th St, on 8th St between Bannock St & State St, and Capitol Blvd between Bannock St & Jefferson St.
Downtown Boise is always bustling with people. This show features dozens of beautiful classic cars dating back decades, plus a surprising variety of today’s most modern electric vehicles. Each car has a story, whether it’s the latest in sustainable technology, or the stories of families who have cherished their classic automobile for generations. Come see these beautiful cars, share in their stories, and celebrate the father figure in your life! This is a free event.
June 17-19,2022 and June 24-26,2022
14807 Sunnyslope Road Caldwell, ID 83607
A fun-filled, family event! Check back for details but the Williamson family plans to open up their cherry orchard to the public for a family event of cherry picking. Pricing published soon. Come experience picking cherries and a day outside.
Jun 18 2022
Expo Idaho, 5610 N Glenwood St, Garden City, ID
Summery Market is a handmade + vintage for the sunny days sisters. This is a market where you will find talented entrepreneurs and artists. Come shop handmade items created by the best and the brightest.
June 22 – 25, 2022
Storey Park and other Meridian locations
You won’t want to miss this event filled with games, carnival, animals, pageants, music, food, a parade and more! Check out the link and download you full list of daily activities that will fill your week-end with all kinds of fun.
June 25, 2022
Indian Creek Plaza 120 South Kimball Avenue Caldwell
A tribute to Elvis Presley and Buddy Holly. Joseph Hall, starred on nbc’s America’s got talent in 2006, making 6 t.v. appearances viewed by more than 90 million people and placing as one of the top 10 finalists. Zachary Stevenson, best known for his acclaimed tribute to Buddy Holly, channels the spirit and sounds of the past in a dynamic performance that is uniquely his own. Listen to hits like “that’ll be the day, “peggy sue, “oh boy, and rave on at this fun event.
June 29, 2022
Ford Idaho Center, 16114 N Idaho Center Blvd, Nampa ID
Doors open at 5:30
This event has food vendors and musicians of all kinds Join other Treasure Valley residents on June 29th at the Idaho Center for a night of family-friendly fun, including the Treasure Valley’s largest fireworks show, great Christian bands, military appreciation, civic awards, food and fellowship.
Start your summer off with some June fun!
Spring marks the emergence of flowers and more outdoor activities. With the rain this year let’s hope there is beauty all around us! The chirping of the birds in the early mornings become very soothing and calm after a long winter’s silence. It’s a time for people to get out and about and enjoying all that spring offers, both inside and outside.
Here are some activities you might enjoy:
May 01 – May 02
Rarity Rugs 219 Murray St
Garden City, Idaho United States
This is a Spring Sale Featuring a variety of Artists: JOYA Designs Julie German, Erin Pietsch Ceramics, Arin Arthur Textiles, Reham Aarti Mosaics, Camino Images-Joe Coletti Photos, Rarity Rugs and more…Go check them out for great ideas for the mothers in your life.
If you enjoy hiking like many Idaho residents do, having information about the various peaks around Boise may be of interest to you! Spring is a great time to get in these hikes. Please use caution as the summer goes on, as they are long and hot. Make sure you take plenty of water, snacks, and (of course) friends!
Wednesday, May 4, 2022 5:30 PM
Caldwell Police Department 110 S 5th Ave Caldwell, Idaho
The League of Idaho Cities proudly presents “The Tandem Tour”
This is a program that teaches high school youth in your city to work together and shine light on:
Mental Health Awareness
Drug & Alcohol Abuse Prevention
Thursday, May 5th 5:00pm – 10:00pm
Indian Creek Plaza, 120 South Kimball Avenue, Caldwell
Come over to the Indian Creek Plaza for an evening of spicy food, energetic dancing and bands It’s time for some Cinco de Mayo fun. There will be food, beverages and entertainment along with a taco taste off competition.
May 6 – May 7, 2022
Morrison Center 2201 West Cesar Chavez Lane Boise
Bruce Wells’ Beauty and the Beast arrives in Boise. Be swept away in the magic of this one-act classic fairy tale, then enjoy act two, which will be the world premiere of Ballet Idaho Associate Artistic Director Anne Mueller’s Peter and the Wolf. This features new scenic and costume design and Prokofiev’s famous narrated score.
Sat May 7th 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Nampa Civic Center
311 3rd Street South Nampa, ID 83651
Capital City Ballet presents “Peter Pan and Wendy.” An original story ballet based on the famous novel by J. M. Barrie, this production showcases the dancers from Capital City Youth Ballet and Capital City Ballet Center in a spring recital based on this beloved children’s tale. Local young dancers share their talents, where classical ballet and an adventure to Neverland make great partners in this fun family friendly performance!
Saturday, May 7, 2022 Start Time: 9:00AM
Julius C. Kleiner Park 1900 N Records Ave Meridian, ID 83646
If you want to make an impact and get your heart pumping go on over to the Treasure Valley Heart and Stroke walk. It’s a great time for getting together, getting hearts pumping, honoring survivors, raising lifesaving funds – and having fun along the way.
May 8th, 2022 at 01:00 PM
Ste. Chapelle Winery & Tasting Room 19348 Lowell Rd Caldwell
Annual Mother’s Day Concert featuring 80’s Party Band-Casio Dreams! Best 80’s Themed Costume wins a season pass to the Ste. Chapelle Open Air Summer Concert Series! With ticket purchase, active members receive exclusive access to the designated wine garden located near the main stage and features new release wines, lawn games, and private bar access featuring club exclusive wines for purchase.
Meridian City Hall 33 E Broadway Ave, Meridian, Idaho, 83642
Meridian’s Farmers Market is back. Come down and support local farmers, crafters, youth entrepreneurs, musicians and non profits. This is a family friendly event and also pet friendly (dogs must be leashed and picked up after). Every Saturday starting April 16th 9 am to 2 pm through October 15th. Check out their Facebook page for special events and vendor lists.
May 14-May 15,2022
ABU Games 7211 W Colonial Street Boise
Kids of all ages are welcome to participate in activities off all kinds with LEGO. They can build a tower or bridge with LEGO® bricks in a fun and engaging way under the constraints of time and materials. There will be several rounds of competition for kids ages 7 to 14 throughout each day, with prizes awarded after each round. Younger children are encouraged to post a score, and while they won’t be entered in rounds, there will be a surprise for them! Those 15 and older, including adults, are entered in a Master Class, with a major prize to be awarded at the end of each day.
Sun May 15 2022 at 01:00 pm to 02:00 pm
Hallé St Peter’s | Middleton, EN
Continuing the Hallé’s celebration of Vaughan Williams’s birth 150 years ago, string players from the orchestra perform his Phantasy Quintet, a work of his early maturity demonstrating his indebtedness to the legacy of both English folksong and Tudor and Jacobean sacred choral music. Mozart’s late string quintets represent the apogee of his chamber music achievements: in its ambition of scale, the C major Quintet is worthy of a place among Mozart’s greatest instrumental compositions like his final trio of symphonies.
Tuesday, May 17th 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Indian Creek Plaza, 120 South Kimball Avenue, Caldwell
Come to Caldwell to experience the areas diverse crop base. Get fresh produce, grains, spices as well as shopping for gifts or specialty local craftsman.
Sat May 21st 9:00am – 3:00pm
East side of the Civic Center parking lot Nampa
Come on over to the Trunk Sale. Yes. It is from your car trunk. Anyone can come on over and sell used household and garden goods. There will also be some professional sellers that will be selling new items. FREE to the public.
May 31, 2022 at 76 6th Street N, Nampa ID
The City of Nampa is holding a Memorial Day Ceremony at Veteran’s Loop in Kohlerlawn Cemetery. This is to honor the men and women who served in our country’s military as well as those who gave their lives for our freedom. Keynote speaker will be Reverend Bill Roscoe, President of the Boise Rescue Mission Ministries.
There are so many activities in the area and fun to be had in May! Enjoy.
April Activities around Boise
As a month filled with holidays, historical events, and everyday occasions, April is one of the best months filled with activities! Over the course of April in Boise, the length of the days are rapidly increasing where we can be outside more and everything is fresh and new!
Here are the activities you can enjoy for the month of April:
Friday Apr 8 2022 at 07:00 am to 11:00 am
Downtown Boise, 816 W Bannock St, Boise, ID
Downtown Boise is the place to be to experience first Thursday. First Thursday occurs every month on the first Thursday of the month. It’s a great time to visit art, shopping, dining, live music, family activities and entertainment in our Boise Metro downtown area. You will often find great deals and fun experiences.
Saturday April 9th 2022, 2-4 pm
Morrison Center for the Performing Arts, 2201 W Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise
This is a musical production based on the series by Stephen Hillenburg and the book by Kyle Jarrow Musical Production. All seats are general admission and first come, first serve. THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals.
Fri Apr 8 2022 at 03:00 am to Apr 11 2022 03:00 am
Hayes Auditorium, Boise Public Library, 715 S Capitol Blvd, Boise, ID
Looking for books, DVDs, CDs and more? The Boise Library Spring Sale will have books and select media for sale to support the Boise Public Library.
Sat Apr 9, 2022 at 09:00 am to 10:30 am
The Sapphire Room at The Riverside Hotel, 2900 Chinden Blvd, Boise
Ramblin’ Jack Elliott is considered one of the country’s legendary foundations of folk music. He has over 40 albums under his belt. Several music legends pay homage to Ramblin’ Jack, from Johnny Cash to Tom Waits, Beck to Bonnie Raitt, Ry Cooder to Bruce Springsteen, the Grateful Dead to The Rolling Stones. He’s a two time GRAMMY winner and has won countless other awards. Don’t miss this legend!
Sat Apr 9 2022 at 09:00 am to 11:00 am.
True North Yoga, 1512 N. 10th Street
Many of us suffer from weakness, pain or general tightness in the shoulders and neck. Daily activities, habits, and poor posture can compromise shoulder alignment and exaggerate the curves of the upper back and neck.In this workshop, students will practice poses that address these areas with correct alignment and develop a greater awareness of how to move with proper form, resulting in less discomfort and more freedom in the neck and shoulders.
Sat Apr 9 2022 at 09:30 am to 12:00 pm
Woodland Empire Brewery, 1114 West Front Street, Boise
If you are looking for some laughs this week-end, Comedians Emma Arnold and Sophie Hughes are reviving their beloved semi-monthly show at Woodland Empire. Tickets $15 online, $20 at the door. Vaccinations required, please show your card at the door. With special guests Beth Norton and LJ Sullivan.
Mon Apr 11 2022 at 12:00 am to 02:00 am
Library! at Bown Crossing, 2153 E Riverwalk Dr, Boise
Looking to check out some of the wildlife along the Boise River? Join Golden Eagle Audubon for a beginner-friendly bird walk along the Bethine Church River Trail. This is a great opportunity to learn about riparian habitat as we focus on local birds, plants, and stewardship efforts in the area.
Expect to see songbirds, waterfowl, woodpeckers, herons, and kingfishers. This monthly bird walk is targeted towards beginner birders. If you are new and would like to learn more about birding, they will cover how to use field guides, tips and tricks for bird identification and more.
Mon Apr 11 2022 at 03:00 am to 04:30 am
Esther Simplot Park, 3206 West Pleasanton Avenue, Boise
Trash Club is a Boise, Idaho based nonprofit with the mission of keeping the Treasure Valley litter-free through urban and rural pickups. Anyone is welcome to attend and help with pick up to keep our community beautiful! They will provide volunteers with trash bags, gloves, trash grabbers and hand sanitizers. Check them out for additional dates and times to help keep our community litter free!
Tuesday, April 12 2022 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
UnCorked! Wine Bar, 915 N. 8th Street, Boise
Do you want to grow an abundant kitchen garden but don’t know where to start? Join this herb gardening workshop to take the first step! From a show-stopping herb compound butter to your favorite cocktail, learn to grow your own herbs and level up your at-home chef skills. If you’re someone who doesn’t know where to start when it comes to gardening, this class is a springboard toward growing fresh food that’s sure to impress your family and friends. The class fee includes all materials to create a tabletop herb harden.
Wed Apr 13 2022 at 10:00 pm to Apr 14 2022 07:00 am
Deliberate Directions, 3003 West Main Street, Boise
This in person course will connect you with some of the top leadership and self development books out there. If you let distractions overrun your schedule or you want to take ownership over the small tasks in your life you may want to check this out. This course is offered six separate times for your convenience. On the registration page, you’ll have the opportunity to choose which session is convenient for you and your guests.
Fri Apr 14 2022 at 10:00 am to Apr 16 2022 at 8:00 p.m.
The Lounge at the End of the Universe, 2417 W. Bank Dr., Boise
More comedy if you need a laugh….Gabriel is a past winner of both the Seattle International Comedy Competition and The Laughing Skull Comedy Festival in Atlanta. He has also appeared on many television shows. Check him out at the Lounge at the End of the Universe.
April 16,2022 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Indian Creek Plaza 120 S. Kimball Caldwell, Idaho 83605
Looking for an awesome Easter egg hunt and a great venue? Come to Indian Creek Plaza! Children will enjoy hunting for over 20,000 thousand eggs, meeting the Easter bunny and other children’s activities. The whole family will enjoy the spring market with local crafts and yummy treats as well as handcrafted art.
Monday, Apr 18 2022 from 6-7:30pm (and throughout the summer)
Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 Old Penitentiary Rd, Boise
Bloom is a reading series featuring fiction writers, poets, playwrights, creative nonfiction writers, and podcasters live on stage in the Idaho Botanical Garden Meditation Garden. Bring your picnic blanket, chairs food and drink of choice and enjoy this awesome event.
Sunday, April 24, 2022. Located at the Nampa Senior Center
1 – 4 pm
Open to members and non members alike. This is an opportunity to paint a picture that you can take home that day and hang on your wall!
April 28, 29, 30 2022 from 10:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m.
3644 E Market Rd, Homedale ID
Come out to this FREE event in Homedale, Idaho! You will be able to shop from boutiques in the Treasure Valley along with local makers and small businesses. In addition to that there will be food trucks, drink wagons and giveaways in six different towns in the Treasure Valley. Click on the link for more information.
After a list like this, it’s easy to remember why you decided to call Boise “home” in the first place! It doesn’t matter if you recently moved or have lived here for years now, these events will be a great way to meet your neighbors and find the cherished sense of community that makes life sweeter. So grab your friends, load up the car, and come join in on all these great activities happening in Boise this April!
Sorry for the delay!
March is a great time to get out and check some things out in the Treasure Valley. Here is a handful of activities that you may enjoy in the coming weeks.
Thursdays March 10 through April 21 from 5:30 – 7:30
Would you like to learn and create in a learning environment surrounding fashion? Learn how to design, embellish, crochet, and style clothes. New skills are taught every week in a supportive and fun environment. Create your own wearable art!
March 17th from 5:00p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Boise Centre East
If you are looking for a fun downtown Boise event for St. Patricks day, check out Butte in Boise. There will be a dinner buffet with authentic Irish foods as well as drink cards available for purchase. The Boise Highlanders and Highland Dancers along with the Uptown Chiefs will all be a part of this event so prepare to be entertained. This is a 21 and older event.
March 21 – March 25
Campers will discover and navigate Idaho landscapes, learning about animals, plants and people that live in Idaho. Play games, do crafts, and enjoy activities related to your state in your own backyard.
Wed, March 23 to Sunday March 27, All Day, throughout downtown
Treefort is a festival in downtown Boise that features 500 plus artists who perform on 30 different stages in Boise. Its a cool vibe throughout downtown. The artists are from around the world. In additional to music there are other venues to explore and other forts of the festival throughout downtown. All ages welcome but you do need passes so check them out now!
March 24, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m, Settlers Park Pond, 3245 N Meridian Rd, Meridian
Meridian fish and game experts will be onsite to provide you with a loaner fishing pole, bait and instruction for you to try fishing. All ages welcome and this is a free event. Look for the colorful Take me Fishing trailer.
March 24 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., 311 3rd St, Nampa Idaho
Are you a rose lover? Come to this free workshop on taking care of your roses and promoting beautiful blooms all season long. The City of Nampa Horticulturalist will be putting on this workshop.
March 26, from 7:30 to 9:30, Boise State University SPEC, 1800 W University Dr, Boise ID
This is a one night celebration featuring the professional dancers of tomorrow. They will perform classical and contemporary works. The Ballet Idaho Trainee Program provides skills and knowledge to help advanced students fulfill their dreams of becoming professional dancers.
Have a wonderful March and go out and enjoy something new!
February Activities in Boise
February is usually one of the colder months here in the Treasure Valley, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! From comedy shows to Paint-n-Sips; from Broadway shows to silent auctions, this February is going to be spectacular.
Feb 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,12
Art Source Gallery
In support of people with HIV and AIDS the Art Source Gallery is holding a heart/love-themed silent auction during the first few days of February. It is a wonderful way to both donate to charity and score some great local artwork. You can view the items for sale at the Art Source Gallery until the 12th where you can submit your bid at any point during that time.
Feb 3, 5, 10, 12, 15,17,19, 24
JUMP (Jack’s Urban Meeting Place)
If you love to make and create, then we sure have something for you. Spaning the end of January and the entirety of February you can head down to Jack’s Urban Meeting Place (JUMP) to meet up with other creators just like you. At these meetups, you will join with makers of all kinds to help create art installations for JUMPS March event, Illumibrate.
Feb 6th and 20th
Two Sundays a month from now until April, you can head down to the ‘Spacebar’ for an awesome trivia contest that is sure to entertain you. Ready to show all your friends how much you know? Want to go have fun somewhere outside of home, work, or school? Then this is definitely the place for you. (Entry fee is currently $10.00)
Feb 4th to 6th
Ford Idaho Center
Who can resist a good home show? Be sure to head out to the Ford Idaho Center to enjoy this wonderful conglomeration of all things surrounding home furnishing. Whether you are decorating, remodeling, or just enjoy looking for more ideas for a vision board, this event will be a great place for you to be on the weekend of the 4th.
If you are ready for an evening of art and culture among some of the Earth’s most amazing creatures, then you have to check out the Paint and Sip activity at Zoo Boise this month. Not only do you get to enjoy wine and do art, but you get to see some wonderful animals as well. This session will be led by a local instructor. Entry comes with wine, appetizers, and any needed art supplies.
Feb 11th to 14th
It is hard to go through the month of February without encountering Valentine’s Day in some way shape or form. Well, if this was what you came here to find, you are in luck because we have the 411 on an awesome slew of activities happening in downtown Boise throughout Valentine’s weekend. If you follow the link above it will take you to a list of dozens of activities you can enjoy all weekend long. There will be hockey with the Steelheads, cheese and chocolate pairings at the Meriwether Cider House, and even a charity run. Downtown has it all.
Down at the Morrison Center, Boise will be graced by the talents of none other than Patton Oswalt. This Hollywood great will be here for one night to share laughs with the people of the Treasure Valley. Oswalt is a successful actor and comedian who has appeared in countless movies and TV shows and has even had his own Netflix special. So, be sure to mark your calendars for this awesome event!
If you have been wanting to see the amazing Broadway musical ‘Anastasia’ but have not had the opportunity yet, then you are in luck– they are on tour and coming to Boise! Live at the Morrison Center, from the 25th through the 27th you can take the journey with ‘Anya’ as she seeks answers about her past through Russia and Paris. It is a wonderful story performed expertly by a talented cast.
Take time to enjoy all of the wonderful things to do in the Treasure Valley. Each month look for unique and fun events to try something new!
Events in January 2022:
It is hard to believe that the year 2021 is behind us and a new year is before us. With the new year we have more opportunities to make fun memories with family and friends. Here in Treasure Valley, there are so many ways to not only have fun but to be able to give back to the community. Here is a list of a few events in the community that can help you start the New Year on the right foot.
January 1st at 11:00 AM
Lucky Peak Reservoir
9725 East Highway 21 Boise, ID 83716
For the 19th year Make-A-Wish Idaho is holding this annual fundraising event. Hundreds of people come to take a dip in the frigid reservoir water to help grant children’s wishes. In Idaho, 145 children are waiting for their wishes to be fulfilled. If you are not brave enough to get into the water you can still come and donate money to this worthy cause. There will be hot coffee and fresh donuts at the event. What a great way to start off the new year by giving to those in need.
January 3rd, 6th. 10th, 11th, 13th, 17th, 18th, 20th, 20th. 24th, 25th, and 27th at 6:00-8:00 PM
Indian Creek Plaza
120 South Kimball Avenue Caldwell, ID 83605
Fundraising events will be happening all month long at the Indian Creek Plaza. A portion of the ice skating revenue made during these events will be donated to these various causes. General Admission (which does include skate rental) will cost ten dollars and for kids five and under it will cost five dollars. So if you plan to go ice skating this month make sure to go on a night that will be given to an organization that is trying to help others.
January 7th at 12:00 PM- 9:00 PM and January 8th at 9:00 AM- 6:00 PM
5610 N Glenwood St, Garden City, ID 83714
If you are an avid fly fisherman (or woman) or are just starting out then come out to the 17th annual Western Idaho Fly Fishing Expo. There will be presentations on local fishing, exotic destination fishing and so much more. There will also be demonstrations by experts in casting. In fact, there will even be an indoor casting pond to practice what you have learned. This is a big fundraising event for the Boise Valley Fly Fishers who are hosting this event. This group funds philanthropy and conservation projects in southern Idaho and eastern Oregon. So if you are interested in learning more about fly fishing this is the perfect event for you.
January 14th at 8:00 PM, January 15th at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM, and January 16th at 1:00 PM and 6:30 PM
Morrison Center for the Performing Arts
2201 West Cesar Chavez Lane Boise, ID 83725
For one weekend only, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will be performed. If you like the movie you will love this musical. It will have all your favorite tunes like, “Pure Imagination” and “I’ve got a Golden Ticket.” It is sure to be a treat for the eyes and ears. Tickets will be $49, $69, or $99, depending on which seats you choose to purchase. So, get ready to enjoy this story as you have never heard it before.
January 28th – February 6th at 9 AM-9 PM
McCall, ID 83638
This is a ten day event and it is something you do not want to miss. Every year the winter carnival has a theme and this year’s theme is “Returning to our Roots.” There will be so much to see and do including a Mardi Gras Parade, live music at the Main Stage, and lots of snow sculptures. There will also be fireworks over Payette Lake on the opening and closing night of the carnival. And if that doesn’t sound like fun to you, there will be vendors and plenty of delicious food and drinks. This is a free event that is open to the public.
January 29th at 10:00 AM- 5:00 PM and January 30th at 11:00 AM- 4:00 PM
850 West Front Street Boise, ID 83702
It’s always a great time to learn how to increase the value of your home for future enjoyment or to increase your selling dollar. Whether it is updating the inside of your home or completely gutting it, the Idaho Remodeling & Design Show is the place to go and learn from some of the top professionals in Idaho. This is the place to get amazing discounts on the products you will need for your next project.
These are just a few of the events that are going on here in Treasure Valley. Start off 2022 right by taking your friends and family to a few of these wonderful events. You will not regret it and neither will they.
Events in December 2021
Sorry we are a little late with this! December is such a wonderful month to not only give to those we love but also a special time to spend with your friends and family. Here in Treasure Valley, there are going to be many fun and exciting events to help you enjoy the last month of 2021.
December 2nd, 16th, and 30th at 5-8 PM
Idaho State Museum
610 Julia Davis Dr., Boise, ID, 83702
The Idaho State Museum takes their Pioneer Village and lights it up for the holidays. This is a free outdoor event; so, be sure to dress warm. There will be complimentary hot chocolate, winter crafts, and plenty of lights to brighten anyone’s spirits. Each of these three days will have something unique to offer. On the 16th there will be the M Store pop up and the Old Idaho Penitentiary’s Souvenir Confinement shop will also have a pop-up. You can find that perfectly unique Idaho gift for someone you care for. The 30th is the final day to enjoy the lights, hot chocolate, and crafts. What a way to learn while getting into the holiday spirits.
November 25th – December 31st (Wednesday through Saturday) at 6-9:30 PM
Idaho Botanical Garden
2355 Old Penitentiary Road Boise, Idaho 83712
The Winter Garden Aglow at the Botanical Garden is an event to behold! This is an incredibly popular event that has been enjoyed for 25 years. There will be over 500,000 lights, Santa and Mrs. Claus display, holiday music, free cookies, and hot cocoa and so much more. Tickets will go fast and can be purchased on their website. Adult tickets will cost $15 and children (4-12) will be $12.00. Also, this is another outdoor event, and be sure to dress warm for the chilly nights.
Storytime with Santa’s helpers:
December 6th– 20th at 11:30 AM and Noon
The Village at Meridian in the Village Cinema Lobby
On the corner of N. Eagle Rd. and E. Fairview Ave. Meridian, ID 83642
Every Monday leading up to Christmas, Santa is sending some of his special helpers to read stories to children at The Village. This is a popular free event that children will love. While they enjoy a story you can grab some hot cocoa or food at a nearby restaurant. Everyone will be leaving this event with big smiles on their faces.
Handel’s Messiah performed by the Boise Philharmonics:
December 18th and 19th at 8-9 PM
Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist
707 N 8th Street Boise, ID 83712
The Boise Philharmonics will be performing the classic Handel’s Messiah. This musical masterpiece is simply gorgeous to one’s ears. It is lauded as one of the best classical pieces to listen to this time of year. Tickets for this performance will be $41.34 and $20.67 for students who purchased in advance. The Philharmonics are bringing in some wonderful soloists who will truly bring this music to life.
December 19th at 7 PM
The Egyptian Theater
700 W. MAIN ST Boise, ID 83712
If you like Christmas music with a little country mixed in then this is the show for you. Suzy Bogguss and T. Graham Brown will be performing for one night. They will not only do holiday classics but some of their greatest hits as well. This plans to be an unforgettable evening for all who get to attend. Tickets will range between $45 and $65 depending on what tier of seating you choose. So if you are a country lover this is an event you won’t want to miss.
There are plenty of fun events to help get you and your family into the holiday spirit. So put your favorites on the calendar and get those tickets early.