Boise Festivals & Shows

Boise Festivals & ShowsBoise's big outdoor attitude makes it the perfect city for festivals and festival goers. Celebrate everything from beer to culture, music, art and more at one of our favorite city-wide parties. You won't want to miss these fun festivals and celebrations, so mark your calendar now!

Boise Basque Festival
Celebrate a different culture from your own at the Boise Basque Festival, held at the downtown Boise Basque Center. The city has long been a central location where Basque immigrants first settled after coming to the US from the Spanish Basque Region. Taste Basque foods and dance to Basque music for a day as you experience a unique culture.

Address: 601 Grove Street, Boise, ID 83702 - MAP
Phone: (208) 342-9983
Web: www.basquecenter.com

Boise Music Festival
The hottest music ticket belongs to the Boise Music Festival. Meet your friends at Ann Morrison Park and experience five stages hosting performances by bands in the ranks with artists like Macy Gray, Bret Michaels of Poison, and the Backstreet Boys. While you're there, pick a BBQ contest winner, eat BBQ, drink beer and shop craft vendor booths for unique goods.

Address: 1000 Americana Boulevard, Boise, ID 83706 - MAP
Phone: (208) 344-6363
Web: www.boisemusicfestival.com

Oktoberfest
A wild time is on tap at the Oktoberfest in downtown Boise, held at the Century Link Arena. You'll guzzle bottomless ice cold beers; discover great traditional German music while eating great traditional German foods. Don't forget to dress the part for a chance to enter and win the Oktoberfest Costume Contest!

Address: 233 South Capitol Boulevard, Boise, ID 83702 - MAP
Phone: (208) 387-2001

Art in the Park
Over 236 talented artists converge at Boise's Art in the Park, held in Julia Davis Park. The free sidewalk festival turns the downtown park into an open-air art museum where you can discover colorful original art, live music entertainment, and lots of fun, kid-friendly activities.

Address: 700 South Capitol Boulevard, Boise, ID 83702 - MAP
Phone: (208) 384-4240
Web: www.boiseartmuseum.org

Boise Soul Food Extravaganza Festival
Treat your soul to southern comfort food at the Boise Soul Food Extravaganza Festival held in Julia Davis Park. Join 15,000 festival goers and indulge in barbecue ribs, jambalaya, catfish, pork sandwiches, collard greens and sweet potato pies. If you consider eating a pastime, you won't want to miss out on the largest soul food festival in the Northwest, and second-longest running in the country.

Address: 700 South Capitol Boulevard, Boise, ID 83702 - MAP
Phone: (208) 384-4240
Web: www.boisesoulfoodfestival.com

The Farmstead Corn Maze & Pumpkin Festival
Ah shucks! The Farmstead Corn Maze & Pumpkin Festival welcomes festival goers to wander through an original Idaho corn maze that covers acres of farm land, and take a trip through thousands of pumpkins, gourds and Indian corn at the pumpkin patch. Kids love the antique tractor-driven hayride, cow train, HUGE jumping pillow and so much more!

Address: 5657 Warm Springs Avenue, Boise, ID 83716 - MAP
Phone: (208) 336-9221
Web: www.farmsteadfestival.com