WHAT TO DO: A wild sleepover and parking lot carnival

Posted at 7:14 AM, Aug 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-04 13:33:43-04

For Everyone

Carnival Parking Lot Party
August 4th | 6PM - 10PM

Step right up and have some fun with Flying M, while supporting a good cause! All of the proceeds from the Carnival Parking Lot Party will benefit The Salvation Army Nampa Community Family Shelter. Flying M will be selling tickets for games and activities (ring toss, hula hoop contests, cake walk, face painting, to name a few) and will have a community raffle set up to drop tickets in as well. Prizes from local businesses like BANANA ink, Destination112, Nampa Rec Center, Savage Bakery, Messenger, Flying M, and PreFunk Beer Bar Nampa are up for raffle. Kanak Attack Katering and Spoonthumb Ice Cream will be serving up grub! PreFunk will be pouring the brew! More info here!

Rock The Village
Every Friday through August 25th | 5:30PM - 8:30PM
Enjoy music and festivities at the Rock the Village Concert Series brought to you by presenting sponsor Larry Miller Subaru and supporting sponsors Integrity Audio Visual and BOB FM. This week enjoy All New High Street Party Band and Pamela DeMarche Band! More info here!


Eve of Destruction 9 - World Famous Boat Racing and Fireworks
August 5th | See Schedule Here

With so much adrenaline packed fun to be expected you can’t miss out on Eve of Destruction 9! Catch The Hornets vs The Gauntlet, The Beast Jet Dragster Hornet Car Meltdown, Reverse Race, Plus – NWAAS Modifieds, Teleperformance Claimer Stocks, Pepsi Cars/ISRL Super Sixs, Tates Rents Hornets, 6Shooters, Thunderdogs, Auto Bowling & Spectator Drags! Get your tickets now here so you can skip the line! More info here!


Family Friendly

Jacksons Country Stomp
August 4th | Doors at 5PM and Show at 6PM

Check out this boot scootin’ concert featuring headliner Jake Owen and guests Cassadee Pope and Neil McCoy! Presented by KISSIN 92.3 & NASH FM 97-9! More info here!


August 5th | 9AM - 2PM

Kidsfest is a fun-filled event with many free activities of all kinds for kids young and old. Don’t miss out on the fun! Free interactive games: Bubble soccer, water games, bounce houses, arts and crafts. Don’t miss the now famous Mission Impossible game (kids wear your costumes!) held at 10:30AM and 1PM and many more games and activities. Entertainment on the amphitheater stage will be going on throughout the event. This is a FREE event for everyone to attend at Julius Kleiner Park. More info here!

Snooze at the Zoo

August 5th | Starts at 6:30PM

Join Zoo Boise and the animals for an overnight adventure! Families will experience a camp out unlike any other. Sleep under the stars right in the middle of the city! Enjoy programs led by education department staff or explore the zoo on your own after regular zoo hours. Activities include: Hands on animal encounters, after hours tour of the zoo, light snacks and breakfast, games, crafts, and so much more! More info here!


Treasure Valley Nightowls

A Midsummer Night's Dream - Anniversary Party

August 5th | 6PM – 2AM
Calling all nymphs and fairies! Join Amsterdam Lounge for their Midsummer Night’s Dream Anniversary Party! Amsterdam Lounge will be transformed into a mythical forest for all to enjoy the magic and the atmosphere. Featuring their popular craft and coffee cocktails as well as showing appreciation to valued customers with hand passed hors d’oeuvres from 8-11pm. Themed costumes are strongly encouraged. No cover. More info here!

Magic Valley Beer Festival

August 6th | 1PM – 6PM
Spend a hot summer day under the shade trees of City Park. Over 150 cold craft beers to sample. Live music by Famous Undercover, Dirty Johnny and the Barking Owls. A variety of fun-filled silent auction items to bid on. Food for purchase from Big Fatty’s BBQ, Ketchum Burrito, and Pizzeria Antico. We also have a Designated Driver program. Advance tickets are $25, $30 day of event, $10 for designated drivers. View the website for more details. All proceeds help support projects by the Blue Lakes Rotary Club. More info here!

Taking Back Sunday


August 6, 2017 | Doors Open at 7PM
This Sunday get nostalgic with headliner Taking Back Sunday and guests Every Time I Die and All Get Out! This is an all ages concert sure to be fun and a little roudy! Have fun before summer ends! Tickets are available at the Record Exchange, by calling 866-468-7624 and online at or More info here!