Monthly Archives: July 2014

August Activities for Summer Fun!

Hi Everyone,
I put together some fun events that some of my family and friends enjoy doing in our wonderful valley. There is SO much to do! Maybe you will find something fun and different to do. I have also attached several links at the end of the blog so you can visit other sites to find even more!

Weekly events:
Alive After Five Summer Concert Series
Every Wednesday, Friday between 06.04.2014 and 08.27.2014
Wednesdays, 5:00pm-8:00pm
Grove Plaza
Listen to live music downtown while enjoying different food from various vendors and playing in the fountain.  Kid friendly and FREE!

Kleiner Park Live!
August 7th and August 14th
Thursdays, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Kleiner Park in Meridian
FREE concert at Kleiner Park in Meridian. Bring your chairs, relax, and listen to some great music!

 Boise Farmers Market
Every Saturday between 04.05.2014 and 12.20.2014
Saturdays, 9:00am-1:00pm
Republic Parking Lot in Boise
Enjoy your Saturday morning checking out local vendors and their produce.

Capital City Public Market
Every Saturday between 04.19.2014 and 12.20.2014
Saturdays, 9:30am-1:30pm
8th Street in downtown Boise
Head downtown Saturday mornings for four blocks of your local producers and the products they sell.

Eagle Farmers Market
Every Saturday between 9:00am and 1:00pm
Heritage Park in downtown Eagle
Enjoy local food, crafts and food from area residents

Rock The Village!
Every Friday Through August 29th
Fridays, 6:00pm-9:30pm
The Village in Meridian
Pack up your family and head to The Village and enjoy FREE live concerts every Friday night through August.


Walk About Boise
August 2nd
Starting on Grove Street Downtown
Admission: $10 per person
Explore 150 years of Boise history and architecture on this 1-hour guided tour.

 First Thursday
August 7th
Downtown Boise
Take a walk through downtown exploring the shops and in-store entertainment.

28th Annual Nampa Festival of the Arts
Saturday, Aug 9 10:00a
Lakeview Park  at Farrity Boulevard and 16th st,
Celebrate the diverse community with art, music and dance.  Over 190 artisan booths, food, music and more!

Great Garden Escape
August 14th
Idaho Botanical Gardens
Enjoy the well-known unique vocalist Rebecca Scott at the Botanical Gardens.

Movies Under the Stars
Saturday, Aug 16:   7:00p to 11:00p
Julia Davis Park in Boise
 August – The Lego Movie

Boise Tour De Fat
Saturday, Aug 16
10am- 5pm
Ann Morrison Park
Dress up in crazy outfits and ride your bike downtown Boise with several hundred other fun crazy people. After the ride finish at the park with drinks, food and music. For more information go to this link:

Color Run!
August 23rd
Park Center
Come support the Girl Scouts of Silver Sage at the color run charity event in Boise. Grab your running shoes for this 5k of color!

Picnic at the Pops
August 23rd
Gates open at 6:00, performance at 8:00
Eagle Island State Park, 4000 W Hatchery Rd, Eagle
Boise Philharmonic concert series featuring music from family films and musicals.
For more information:

Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic
August 27th-August 31st
Ann Morrison Park
This Balloon Classic is a site you definitely don’t want to miss out on. Come watch the mass of air balloons head up into the sky!

Picnic at the Pops
August 29th
Gates open at 6:00, performance at 8:00
Eagle Island State Park, 4000 W Hatchery Rd, Eagle
Boise Philharmonic concert series featuring Patriotic music of all kinds
For more information:


Want to see even more events going on in the valley? Check out the following links!