July 4th, 2017 | 3PM - 11PM
Meridian Parks & Recreation is partnering with Meridian Speedway to bring the Independence Day Festival to the residents of Meridian to celebrate our country's freedom in Storey Park. The festival features inflatable toys, food vendors, kids games, and live music. The evening culminates with a spectacular fireworks display that is visible throughout the Treasure Valley. The Meridian Speedway will also be hosting races!
July 4th, 2017 | 6PM - 11PM
Families are invited to bring family and friends on Independence Day for the annual 4th of July Fireworks Celebration at Expo Idaho. The event will be free to the public, make sure to get there early for the best view! Food and beverages will be available for purchase, including beer and wine. The fireworks display will be synced to the music from 107.1 K-HITS! Please follow the helpful tips menu to keep everyone safe!
Caldwell 4th of July Parade and Celebration
July 4th, 2017 | Check page for more times and dates
Independence Day in Caldwell starts at 9AM with the parade. There will be tons of fun to be had, including bounce houses, an all day car show, patriotic bike contest, and more! The pool will be open from 1PM - 6PM, with no cost to swim! Fireworks start at dusk at Brother's Park, near Caldwell High School.
July 4th, 2017 | Check page for more times and dates
Idaho's Falls has a long history of hosting the largest fireworks celebration this side of the Mississippi River. The Melaleuca Freedom Celebration is a tribute to the soldiers and their families who have sacrificed to secure and preserve our freedoms. This is the 25th year of this event, which has recently moved to the Snake River Landing to allow a larger array of pyrotechnic special effects. Enjoy the day-long festivities and end the evening with 30 minute, orchestrated extravaganza!
Events for Everyone
Idaho Shakespeare Festival: Hunchback of Notre Dame
June 30th - September 1st, 2017 | Check page for more times and dates
This sweeping and unforgettable musical begins as the bells of Notre Dame resound through Paris. Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer who longs to be “Out There,” observes all of Paris. Held captive, he escapes and joins the boisterous crowd, only to be treated cruelly, saved only by the kindness of the gypsy Esmeralda. Quasimodo isn’t the only one captivated by Esmeralda, a competition for her affection ensues as well as a deadly plot to destroy the gypsies. It’s up to Quasimodo to save them all.
July 1st, 2017 | 9:30AM - 2PM
The Eagle Saturday Market is a community market located in the heart of downtown Eagle, at Heritage Park. You can find an array of arts and crafts along with local produce, herbs and flowers, woodwork, specialty food items and freshly prepared food. Every Saturday the park comes alive with the melodious sounds of local musicians and community members coming together to support local micro-producers.
75th Anniversary Summer Kickoff Celebration
July 1st, 2017 | 11AM - 7PM
This year marks the 75th anniversary of Bogus Basin and they’re celebrating in style. Many summer activities will be open including tubing, bungee trampoline, and gem panning station, just to name a few. If you’re someone who enjoys the outdoors hiking and bike trails will be open. There will be live music from 1 - 7PM with DJ LIZZIE and the Pimps of Joytime at the base area amphitheater. It’s going to be a celebration you won’t wanna miss!
July 1st, 2017 | 1PM - 7PM
Check out Pimps of Joytime LIVE at Bogus Basin! Special guest DJ Lizzie from 1PM - 4PM.
Straight out of Brooklyn comes the Pimps of Joytime, a band whose influence come from Brooklyn’s indie music scene, New Orleans Funk, and San Francisco Soul. Their mission: to make you dance! Their latest release, Third Wall Chronicles, centers around uniting the listener around the common bonds of peace, love, and music. Opening for them will be DJ LIZZIE!
Family Friendly Events
June 30th, 2017 | 8:30PM - 11:30PM
Nampa Parks & Recreation is pleased to offer free movies in park throughout the summer! Come out to the park and enjoy the silver screen 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. Each movie night features, concessions, activities and fun for the whole family! Come out for fun activities! Movies begin at dusk.
July 1st, 2017 | 12PM - 4PM
High Desert Harley-Davidson invites you to chill out! Come by and enjoy some free ice cream and a hot dog from noon until it’s all gone! This is a great event to take the kids to!
July 4th, 2017 | 10AM - 5PM
From children to adults, art novices to art history buffs, there’s something for everyone to enjoy! The ARTexperience Gallery, BAM’s interactive space geared specifically toward children age 12 and younger (accompanied by an adult), enables kids to investigate how art is made, who makes it, and the ways in which ideas, feelings, creative approaches and meanings are communicated through visual forms.
July 4th, 2017 | 7AM - 11AM
The Gem State Kiwanis will be back again, and with more pancakes, patriotism and pleasantry than ever before! Join the Gem State Kiwanis for their annual 4th of July Pancake Breakfast! In addition to pancakes with all the usual trimmings and side dishes, you'll also enjoy local entertainment and patriotic music suitable for the whole family. Get advance tickets by calling Karen at (208) 331-1456, or get yours at the door.
Treasure Valley Nightowl’s
Get Your Bars and Stripes On
July 1st, 2017 | 11AM - 6PM
Boise Weekly and Bikes 2 Boards are proud to bring you Bars and Stripes, a boozy bicycle scavenger hunt that will take you through the mean streets of Boise as you compete for a bevy of prizes. Plus, you get an awesome swag bag and can unwind at the after party at the finish line. Day of registration begins at 11AM and costs $25! Don’t miss it!
A Voyage to the Pirate Party
June 30th, 2017 | 8PM - 2AM
Sail on down to the Visual Arts Collective for A Voyage to the Pirate Party, featuring Labrat, Secret Recipe, Drrtywulvz, Team Bidness, and Brainfunk. There will be live painters and a pirate costume contest!
July 1st, 2017 | 9PM - 2AM
Featuring the Rocci Johnson Band with DJ Jazzy Jim. There'll be special tributes to our military throughout the night, and all military and military families receive one free drink per person along with red, white and blue memorabilia. Awesome drink specials! Plus games and prizes!
Celebrate Independence Day with Mad Swede!
July 3rd, 2017 | 4PM - 11PM
Mad Swede invites you to celebrate Independence Day with them and drink like a viking! The festivities begin at 4PM and include a Cornhole tournament with prizes for 1st & 2nd place and door prizes drawn from 5PM - 8PM. The Tens will be performing at the brewery from 8PM - 1PM and delicious food can be purchased from Foxy Franks!
July 4th, 2017 | 2PM - 2AM
Celebrate Independence Day with the Balcony Babes Independance Day Party! From 2PM to 2AM The Balcony will be putting on a daylong celebration that’ll be one for the books! There will be drink specials, adult snow cones, guest performances, and no cover!