WHAT TO DO: First official weekend of summer

 

Idaho Fun for Everyone!

Meridian Dairy Days

June 20th - 23rd, 2018 | See Schedule Here
For 89 years, Meridian residents have congregated to celebrate Meridian’s dairy industry. Meridian Dairy Days starts June 20th with the 69th annual Meridian Dairy Days Princess Pageant and runs until June 23rd. Highlights of the 89th Meridian Dairy Days include Brown’s Amusement Carnival, the 68th annual Pancake Feed and The ‘Real Dairy’ Parade. Organizers are planning for 100 floats and roughly 25,000 to 30,000 parade attendees. More info here!

 

ISF: Macbeth

June 20th & 23rd, 2018 | See Showtimes Here

It’s closing week for Macbeth, don’t miss out! In a maelstrom of politics and magic, Shakespeare’s towering tragedy melds unforgettable characters and incomparable language in a fascinating drama of corruption and heroism. We invite you to join us for an eerie evening of dazzling darkness, where specters and riddles foretell the futures of kings. But beware: “something wicked this way comes.” More info here!

 

Return of the Red Caboose at Nampa Depot

June 22nd & 23rd, 2018 | See Schedule Here

The Nampa Train Depot is proud to be unveiling the Union Pacific 1942 Caboose. The four year restoration project is complete and a big celebration is in store. Starting Friday night the festivities kick off in a 1940’s themed party with speakeasy atmosphere. A live swing band will be performing Friday night and you can dress up in your best gangster outfits. Saturday events kick off at 8am with the Rotary Pancake Breakfast. Then at 11am the return of the red caboose begins with the ribbon cutting and a brass band. Take a step back in time to 1942 and see how the railroad operated and worked in our fully restored caboose. More info here!

 

World Refugee Day Celebration

June 23rd, 2018 | 9:30AM - 1PM
Join locals for a citizenship ceremony, performances by ethnic community groups and individuals who arrived as refugees, ethnic food, and booths with artisans, non-profits, and other vendors who arrived as or support refugees. Cheer on our newest American citizens at the annual World Refugee Day Citizenship Ceremony, performed by USCIS with a special introduction from Mayor Dave Bieter. More info here!

 

Climb out of Darkness 2018

June 23rd, 2018 | 9AM - 11AM
Climb Out of the Darkness is the world’s largest event raising awareness of pregnancy and postpartum mental health disorders. Women and men who are survivors of postpartum depression, anxiety, OCD, bipolar disorder and psychosis will walk, stroll or climb together to symbolize their collective rise out of the darkness as well as to raise funds for the Idaho State Chapter of Postpartum Support International (PSI). More info here!

 

Meridian Main Street Market - OPENING DAY

Every Saturday - Starting June 23rd, 2018 | 9AM - 2PM
Come pick up fresh produce, meat, eggs, and baked goods! Enjoy shopping several local artisans and pick up handcrafted decor, jewelry, clothing, bath and body products, and more! Check out live music, beer, food, and kids activities! More info here!

 

Boise Farmers Market

Every Saturday - June 23rd, 2018 | 9AM - 1PM

The Boise Farmers Market is the community's source for locally grown foods sold by the farmer. The Market features specialty food products, Idaho goods and a select few artisans, plus a community space to learn about food and sustainability. Saturdays through October. More info here!

 

2018 Eagle Saturday Market

Every Saturday - June 23rd, 2018 | 9:30AM - 2PM
The Eagle Saturday Market is a community market located in the heart of downtown Eagle, in Heritage Park. Managed by the City of Eagle Parks and Recreation Department, one will 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. More info here!

 

Tai Chi in the Garden

June 23rd, 2018 | 9:30AM - 10:30AM

Become centered within the invigorating morning sounds and scents of the Idaho Botanical Garden. Tai Chi, an internal art incorporating meditation, has been described as magical and as poetry in motion. This popular class is suitable for beginners. No registration needed. More info here!

 

Boise Music Festival 2018

June 23rd, 2018 | 10AM - 10PM
Returning to Expo Idaho with live concerts, carnival rides, booths of local art, food and fun in the sun. The lineup this year includes Mat Kearney, Parmalee, Baby Bash, Echosmith, Granger Smith, and Robin Thicke, along with a host of local bands on six different stages - whether audiences prefer hip hop, alternative or country, BMF has something for everyone. More info here!

 

Bogus Basin with a Naturalist

June 23rd, 2018 | 10AM - 1PM
Butterflies & Blooms! Ray Vizgirdas, a local wildlife biologist, and botanist will lead a short forest hike sharing his vast information and expertise about the area. This Saturday, he’ll focus on butterflies and blooms and how they both are important to the area. Come on up and have some fun! More info here!

 

Boise Brewing Anniversary Block Party w/Blues Collective

June 23rd, 2018 | 2PM - 8PM
Boise Brewing is celebrating 4 years of locally owned, locally crafted, locally located beer! They want to give a huge thanks to all of the community support and involvement over the years by throwing a block party for you, the people! They'll have live music, street games, food trucks and non-profit organizations there to help people who are looking for ways to get engaged. Come down and support your community and your beer! More info here!

 

52nd St. Block Party and FUNdraiser

June 23rd, 2018 | 4PM - 9PM
Join Meriwether Cider Company, Barbarian Brewing, and The Gulch Wine Room and Frenchman's Gulch Winery for a fun-filled Saturday! The parking lot will be blocked off, and you'll have your choice of beer, wine, OR cider! There will be a snow cone machine pumping out booze filled snow cones, Wetos Locos taco cart will be there for all your munching needs, a fire engine you can tour, AND the Sawtooth Serenaders will be there playing all original music! More info here!

 

Family Friendly Events!

El Korah Shrine Circus
June 22nd - 24th, 2018 | See Showtimes Here

With three rings of affordable family fun, The Shrine Circus will thrill fans of all ages with death-defying aerial acts and animal attractions, including tigers and elephants. More info here!

 

Silver Screen on the Green - The Lego Ninjago Movie

June 22nd, 2018 | Festivities Start at 8:30PM

Join Nampa Parks & Recreation for FREE Movies in the Park all summer long. Thanks to our sponsors Hubble Homes and Involve Church. Grab a blanket, a lawn chair, family and friends and head to Optimist Park in Nampa. Movies begin a dusk! More info here!

 

WWE Live! Summerslam Heatwave Tour

June 22nd, 2018 | 7:30PM - 10:30PM
Don't miss your chance to see Roman Reigns, Jinder Mahal, Braun Strowman, Bobby Lashley, Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn, plus many more of your favorite WWE superstars. More info here!

 

Capital City Public Market

Every Saturday - June 23rd, 2018 | 9:30AM - 1:30PM

Idaho Street (between 9th and Capitol) will be full of local small businesses, selling all kinds of wonderfully unique art, jewelry, woodwork, glasswork, leatherwork and more! Fresh produce, like lettuce, radishes, spinach, and more! Locally raised beef, elk, buffalo, jerky eggs and plenty of ready to eat deliciousness, like crepes, pies, cookies, fudge, croissants, kettle korn, spicy peanuts, roasted almonds, etc! Locally roasted coffee! Local wine, cider, root beer & soda! There’s something for everyone, great gifts for friends and family, and things for your pets too at the Capital City Public Market! More info here!

 

BBQ Family Fun Day

June 23rd, 2018 | 12PM - 4PM

Join Payette Brewing Company for a BBQ Family Fun Day benefiting Life's Kitchen! Enjoy delicious BBQ from Dickey’s Barbecue Pit and catering from Life’s Kitchen. Fun lawn games, kid activities, raffle prizes, and a bounce house! More info here!

 

World Refugee Day ​Soccer Friendly

June 23rd, 2018 | 12:30PM - 6PM
Bring the whole family to enjoy the Refugee Soccer Friendly Tournament, Nations United games, a youth soccer clinic, free ice cream, a bounce house, and music from DJ Koffi. More info here!

 

Malicious Monster Truck Tour

June 23rd, 2018 | 4:45PM - 9PM
Monster Trucks are coming to the Meridian Speedway! Rock Star, Willy Crash, Pound Hound, Beastmode, & Identity Theft will battle it out in head to head Monster Truck competition. Want to ride in a real Monster Truck? Deogee and Skeletor will be giving rides! Don't miss Major Payne Monster Tank plus Meridian Dairy Days, Big Daddy Hornets, and Bombers. More info here!

 

Music on the Patio

June 23rd & 24th, 2018 | 4PM - 6PM
Enjoy live music from local artists every weekend, while you relax on the Bogus Creek Plaza after a long ride or family fun! More info here!

 

Treasure Valley Night Owls!

Comedian Ron White

June 22nd, 2018 | 8PM
Comedian Ron White first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, but now as a chart-topping Grammy-nominated comedian and a feature film actor, he's established himself as a star in his own right. White has always been a classic storyteller. His stories relay tales from his real life, ranging from growing up in a small town in Texas to sharing stories of his daily life to becoming one of the most successful comedians in America. More info here!

 

3rd Annual Boise Art Crawl

June 23rd, 2018 | 12PM - 10PM
Swell Artist Collective has paired up with 28 local artists and 13 downtown pubs and restaurants in what is sure to be the best Crawl yet! Shop great art at the pop-ups, meet artists, enjoy Crawler only drink and food specials all while exploring what downtown Boise has to offer! More info here!

 

Street Fever, ohbrando, & Melacrusin

June 23rd, 2018 | 9PM - 1AM
Live at the Reef in downtown Boise, Street Fever with ohbrando and Melacrusin! This is a 21+ event, $10 at the door will get you in! More info here!

 

Official BMF After-Party w/ Baby Bash

June 23rd, 2018 | 10PM - 2AM
Join 103.5 KISS FM for the OFFICIAL Boise Music Festival After-Party at The Balcony Club! Hosted by Baby Bash and music by DJ Complex. Cover is just $3 at the door, 21+ up! More info here!

 

Summer Kick off Party w/ DJ Bangarang

June 23rd, 2018 | 9PM - 2AM
If you missed DJ Bangarang last time he was in town, now is your chance! Celebrate the beginning of summer! Fatty’s will be rolling out a brand new summer cocktail menu and brand new drink specials for summer that are sure to WOW you! They’ll have something for every taste! ALSO, they’ll be giving away tons of bar swag and free drink tickets. Celebrate summer time with us! More info here!

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