WHAT TO DO: It's all about Dad

Posted at 11:57 AM, Jun 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-15 09:09:48-04

Father’s Day Food Truck Rally
June 16th, 2017 | 4 PM - 8 PM

Treat your dad to an early Father’s Day present by bringing him to the Father’s Day Food Truck Rally! Let him choose from Urban Smoke, Mad Mac, MakyJames Grill, Tacos y Tortas El Paco or The Rusty Dog! With beer by Payette Brewing Co. and sweets by TIKI’S SHAVE ICE. It’s sure to be a great night, and something dad will enjoy! For more info, click here!


Father's Day & Beer Growler Launch at Eureka!
June 18th, 2017 | 10 AM - 11 PM

The ode to the ultimate Father’s Day celebration has to be burgers, bourbon, beer, and golf. Show your dad he’s the man and bring him to Eureka! to enjoy all of the above and then some. This year, they’ll be offering a gift for dads! Treat your dad to a whiskey cocktail and he will receive a complimentary engraved Eureka! whiskey glass! Take him out for a delicious Jalapeño Egg Burger to accompany his Old Fashioned or even a Buffalo Trace neat! Dad jokes not required, but definitely encouraged. For more info, click here!

15th Annual Downtown Boise Father’s Day Car Show
June 18th, 2017 | 9 AM - 3:30 PM

The 15th Annual Downtown Boise Father’s Day Car Show represents the past and future of cars and people. On June 18th from 9 to 3:30, downtown Boise will be filled with live music, classic cars, hot rods, and electric cars for a unique perspective on a traditional event. This event is presented by Radio Boise and the Downtown Boise Association! For more info, click here!


Father’s Day Barbecue & Hike
June 18th, 2017 | 11 AM - 2 PM
Please join us at the Bishops’ House celebrating Father’s Day. Enjoy a self guided hike around the local foothills then return for lunch and drinks on our beautiful lush grounds and historical Victorian porch. We hope you will join us! For more info, click here!


Father's Day Brunch, Football & Beer Tasting

June 18th, 2017 | 10 AM - 2 PM

Bring Dad to Angell’s for a very special Father’s Day Brunch. Former Chicago Bears Super Bowl Champion, Tim Wrightman will be there, come out on the patio for this special day! Meet, get a picture with, and chat with Tim! He’ll have his Super Bowl Trophy and Ring and there will even be some footballs to toss around! Powderhaus Brewing Company will also be out on the Patio with their incredible local craft beers for Beer Tastings for the Dads! Limited Seating. Reservations Required 208-342-4900! For more info, click here!


Free Admission for Dads on Father's Day
June 18th, 2017 | 12 PM - 6 PM

The Aquarium of Boise would like to offer Free Admission for all dads on Father’s Day! Come join us for a great day with your family and play with the stingrays. This is one way that we can say Thank You for all that you do for your family! For more info, click here!


Family Friendly Events:

83rd Cherry Festival
June 14th - 17th, 2017 | Check Page For Times
The Emmett Cherry Festival is the region’s longest continually running festival, ever since the 1930’s. The festival is always held during the second full week of June, happening in the Emmett City Park across from city hall. The festival features traditional events, concerts, and a carnival. Other celebrations and events take place throughout the community during the week of the Cherry Festival. There is an abundance of free and family-friendly activities to enjoy. There is no cost to enter the festival! The daily and nightly concerts are free as well. The contests, including the messy, but delicious, pie eating contest is free to enter. Grab your friends and family and head to Emmett for 3 days of fun! For more info, click here!


Galactic Day at Zoo Boise
June 17th, 2017 | 9 AM - 5 PM
Come experience a zoo in a galaxy far far away. Activities include photo-ops with Star Wars characters with the 501st Legion, Band Wars – Star Wars themed entertainment, Q&A with actors from your favorite movies and TV shows, explore and learn about animal superpowers, Star Wars themed exhibit walk, Galactic themed enrichments for the animals, temporary tattoos and face painting, and much more! For more info, click here!

Treasure Valley YOUTH Theater: Harriet the Spy

June 16th & 17th, 2017 | 7 PM & 2 PM Shows
"Harriet the Spy" is a non-musical featuring 20 Treasure Valley area youth ages 8-14. These students have prepared for over 45 hours to present the non-musical adaptation of this beloved story about a young girl whose curiosity and desire to be the world's greatest spy gets her in a bit of trouble. Concessions and merchandise will be available for purchase. "Harriet the Spy" is presented with special permission from The Pearl Co. Literary Agency and Plays for Young Audiences. For more info, click here!


Learn Spanish: Charlamos y Creamos
June 17th, 2017 | 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Know a little Spanish and want to practice, or want to learn a little Spanish with your family in a casual and creative setting? Join instructors from the Boise Elementary Spanish (BES) organization for fun and interactive activities that build vocabulary and conversation skills. This quarter we’ll be playing chess, having a scavenger hunt, singing and dancing in a no-pressure family friendly setting. All ages with parent. For more info, click here!


Parent’s Day!

June 18th, 2017 | 1 PM - 8:45 PM

Kids, grab your parents and bring them to Lincoln Pool and Lakeview Water Park for Parents’ Day. All parents get in free when accompanied by a paying child. For more info, click here!


Catch The Wave, Tie One On For The Cure BBQ

June 17th, 2017 | 4 PM - 9 PM

This is an incredible fund-raising event for Bustin' Out of Boise. The mission is to “fill the gap” by helping women by providing groceries, customized in home care and transportation while going through their cancer treatment. Your event ticket includes a wonderful BBQ dinner and non-alcoholic beverages. There will be games, incredible prize packages to win, a live auction and a chance to win 2 roundtrip tickets on Alaska Airlines as well as live music by Boise’s own Blaze and Kelly. Every dollar raised goes to Fill the Gap!! Please come out and support this very important event. For more info, click here!


Events for Everyone:

2017 Boise Pride Festival
June 16th & 17th, 2017 | Fri. 6PM - 10PM & Sat. 12PM - 4PM
This year Boise Pride Fest will be hosting their first 2 day festival! Join as they mix local entertainment with National Headlining Acts. This year we will feature amazing names such as TY Herndon, Frenchie Davis, Sam Tolson, Jason CoZmo, Erika Gaga, Rebecca Scott, Blaze & Kelly, Trist Fishman, Minerva Jayne, Poison Waters, Spike Naugahyde and so much more! For more info, click here!


June 17th & 18th, 2017 | Check Page for Times
Motorfest is one of Idaho’s Largest Outdoor Motor Shows! If it has a motor, you will probably see it at this show! It’s more than a Car Show, it is a Automotive Experience! Motorfest is a proud supporter of the Boise Rescue Mission. Bring at least 3 cans of food to donate to the Boise Rescue Mission, June 17th at Expo Idaho and receive $2 off price of 1 $10.00 general admission! Dad gets in FREE with the paid admission of a child on Father’s Day, Sunday the 18th! For more info, click here!


Silver Screen on the Green

June 16th, 2017 | 8:30 PM - 10 PM

Nampa Parks and Recreation is pleased to offer free movies in the 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 at 8:30 PM for fun activities! Movies begin at dusk. For more info, click here!


Boise Hawks Ballpark Brewfest
June 17th, 2017 |  3 PM - 8 PM

It’s almost time to start the Boise Hawks season. And what better way to kick it all off than with Boise Hawks Ballpark Brew Fest? The Brew Fest will include craft beer tasting from various local breweries distributors, including Boise Brewing, Sockeye Brewing, Payette Brewing, and more. Each adult admission ticket will include a Ballpark Brew Fest mug and six beer tasting tickets. Tickets are $5 for designed drivers and attendees under 21, and includes a hot dog and soda. For more info, click here!


Boise Pride Fest Capitol Lighting Concert

June 16th, 2017 |  10 PM - 10:30 PM
Be a part of history as Boise Men’s & Women’s Choruses join forces with Boise Pride Fest to host a concert while the Capitol is lit in rainbow colors to celebrate diversity for ALL! This is a free, family friendly event on the Capitol steps that will begin at 10pm and end around 10:30pm with the capitol lit up in rainbow lights! The performance is bound to be a powerful celebration of love and unity during Boise Pride weekend. If one single voice in the cause can be heard, imagine the power of all our voices lifted together in chorus. Join us for this inaugural event. Pride is just not official until we LIGHT THE CAPITOL! For more info, click here!


Sisters In Songwriting June

June 18th, 2017 | 7 PM - 9:30 PM

SISTERS IN SONGWRITING highlights the creativity of women songwriters in Idaho by putting their talents on stage before an appreciative audience. These concerts support women as they network, collaborate & celebrate through music. Songwriters usually perform original material exclusively. Cinder Winery operates as a listening room for this event. Summer concerts will be staged at Cinder Wines. Food trucks will be on site. Award-winning wines and local beers available. For more info, click here!

For the Treasure Valley Night Owl’s:

Big GAY Disco
June 17th, 2017 | 7 PM - 2 AM
Party like it’s the 70’s! There will be prizes for best outfit, shoes and dance moves, so go all out! Featuring Deejays: Tiger from Stardust Lounge, Fox from Tennis Court Disco, Vinyl Preservation Society of Idaho(DJ IGA The Independent Grocer and DJ Retronaut) and the Psych Sirens. Proceeds to benefit Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawaii. For more info, click here!

June 18th, 2017 | 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

TOOL is an American rock band from Los Angeles and formed in 1990, the group’s line-up includes drummer Danny Carey, guitarist Adam Jones, and vocalist Maynard James Keenan. TOOLl has won three Grammy Awards, performed worldwide tours, and produced albums topping the charts in several countries. Due to TOOL’s incorporation of visual arts and very long and complex releases, the band is generally described as a style-transcending act and part of progressive rock, psychedelic rock, and art rock. For more info, click here!

Nancy Queer Social Music Party: Pride Edition

June 16th, 2017 |  9 PM - 2 AM

Check out this special Pride edition of Boise’s monthly party for everyone to get together and party! You better bring your ID, because this is a 21+ only event. And, get in early. You don’t wanna miss the start of this wild ride! For more info, click here!


Friday Night Surprise!

June 16th, 2017 | 11 PM - 2 AM
Right after the Capital Lighting head on over to The Balcony where Lady Delicious will have special surprises for everyone! Don’t miss out! For more info, click here!


Emma Arnold

June 16th, 2017 | 7 PM - 11:30 PM
Emma Arnold is a comedian, author, and beekeeper. Equal parts outrageous and charming, her comedy is thoughtful, engaging, and comes from the heart. She once followed a eulogy at the Limestone Comedy Festival, after which, Bobcat Goldthwait told her he’d never seen anyone do what she does. She has taken this as a compliment. She is the cofounder and artistic director of the 208 Comedyfest, as well as the co director for Comedyfort (part of the Treefort Festival). For more info, click here!


Ron Gallo with Naked Giants and The Love Bunch

June 18th, 2017 | 7 PM - 11 PM

Ron Gallo is the name of a Philadelphia-bred rock musician whose music embraces elements of both roots rock and garage punk, but with an abundance of smarts and passion. Ron Gallo is also the name of the band he formed when he struck out on his own after years fronting the group Toy Soldiers. Gallo got his start as a musician while still a teenager. Head to the Neurolux and get a glimpse of what Ron Gallo is all about! For more info, click here!