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Experience Summer in the Boise Area 2024

Summer 2024

Summer 2024

Summer 2024 is gearing up to be a great one, filled with events and activities that celebrate the community’s rich culture, vibrant arts scene, and agricultural heritage. Whether you’re a local resident or just visiting, these events highlight the unique charm and spirited community life that make the Treasure Valley a fantastic place to call home. So, mark your calendar, there is SO much fun to be had this summer in Boise!

Weekend Markets – Saturday Mornings | Boise, Meridian, Nampa, Eagle

Start your weekends right with the bustling Farmers and Artisan Markets, a staple in Boise, Meridian, Nampa, and Eagle. Enjoy local crafts, live music, and a variety of food vendors - each market with its own unique variety of vendors and vibe.

Farm to Fork Farmers Market - Thursdays May-September | Indian Creek Plaza

Celebrate the local bounty every Thursday from May to September at the Farm to Fork Farmers Market at Indian Creek Plaza. This market is dedicated to bringing the freshest local produce directly from farmers to your table. It’s an excellent opportunity to enjoy seasonal fruits and vegetables, meet local farmers, and support sustainable agriculture.

Alive After 5 Summer Concert Series – Wednesdays 5 PM | Downtown Boise

Alive After 5 is a beloved tradition in Downtown Boise, offering free concerts every Wednesday evening throughout the summer. This family-friendly event features a variety of musical genres and local bands, transforming the downtown area into a lively gathering spot where you can unwind and enjoy the vibrant music scene.

Idaho Shakespeare Festival – Multiple Dates through September | Boise

The Idaho Shakespeare Festival is a cultural gem, offering performances through September in a beautiful outdoor amphitheater set in a wilderness park!. Nestled against the backdrop of the Boise River, the festival brings Shakespeare’s classics and other compelling works to life. It’s an enchanting experience for theater enthusiasts and a perfect summer evening activity.

Outlaw Field Concert Series - Multiple Dates through Summer | Idaho Botanical Garden

The Outlaw Field Concert Series at the Idaho Botanical Garden presents a fantastic lineup of concerts throughout the summer. Set in the picturesque garden, this series provides an intimate concert experience with top-notch musical acts, making it a must-attend event for music lovers.

Emmett Cherry Festival – June 12-15 | Emmett

Enjoy cherry-themed activities, parades, carnival rides, and more at this fun annual festival. It is a delightful family-friendly event that showcases Emmett’s community spirit and agricultural pride.

Meridian Dairy Days – June 20-22 | Meridian

Meridian Dairy Days, from June 20-22, celebrates the region’s dairy farming heritage. The event features a parade, dairy-themed activities, and plenty of delicious dairy products to sample. It’s a great way to enjoy Meridian’s local culture and history.

Boise Music Festival - June 22 | Expo Idaho

The Boise Music Festival on June 22 at Expo Idaho is one of the city’s largest music events, featuring a diverse lineup of artists across multiple stages. From pop and rock to country and hip-hop, the festival offers something for everyone, making it a highlight of the summer.

Eagle Fun Days – July 12-13| Eagle

Eagle Fun Days, on July 12-13, is a family-friendly festival filled with parades, a fun run, live music, and fireworks. It’s a perfect opportunity to enjoy the community spirit of Eagle and participate in a wide range of entertaining activities.

Snake River Stampede – July 16-20 | Nampa

The Snake River Stampede, taking place from July 16-20 in Nampa, is one of the top 10 rodeos in the nation. This thrilling event features rodeo competitions, a parade, and various family-friendly activities, offering a true taste of Western culture.

Canyon County Fair - July 25-28 | Canyon County Fairgrounds

From July 25-28, the Canyon County Fair brings traditional fair fun to the area with carnival rides, livestock shows, concerts, and fair food. It’s a classic summer event that promises fun for all ages.

Caldwell Night Rodeo - August 13-17 | D&B Supply Arena

The Caldwell Night Rodeo, from August 13-17, is a premier rodeo event held at the D&B Supply Arena. Known for its exciting nighttime events and electrifying atmosphere, it’s a must-visit for rodeo enthusiasts.

Western Idaho Fair - August 16-25 | Boise

The Western Idaho Fair, held from August 16-25, is a massive event featuring amusement rides, concerts, exhibits, and competitions. It’s the perfect way to end the summer with a bang, offering entertainment and fun for the whole family.

Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic – August 28 - September 1 | Boise

From August 28 to September 1, the Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic fills the sky with colorful hot air balloons. This mesmerizing event includes morning balloon launches and evening glow shows, creating a magical experience for attendees.

Art in the Park – September 6-8 | Downtown Boise

Art in the Park, from September 6-8, transforms Downtown Boise into an open-air gallery. This event showcases local and regional artists, offering a variety of artworks for sale. It’s a cultural highlight that art lovers won’t want to miss.

Indian Creek Festival - September 13-14 | Caldwell

The Indian Creek Festival on September 13-14 in Caldwell celebrates the community with a range of activities, including a car show, live music, and a kayak race. It’s a fun-filled event that highlights Caldwell’s vibrant community spirit.

Hyde Park Street Fair - September 13-15 | Boise

From September 13-15, the Hyde Park Street Fair in Boise’s historic North End offers live music, food vendors, and artisan booths. It’s a lively celebration that draws crowds to enjoy the unique charm and culture of Hyde Park.

Boise and its surrounding areas are brimming with events that cater to all interests and ages. Whether you’re exploring the local markets, enjoying live music, or participating in traditional festivals, there’s always something happening in Boise that makes it an exciting and welcoming place to live or visit!

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