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10Jun

How to Have a Memorable Father's Day Weekend in Boise

Dad, Papa, Pops, whatever you call them, those fatherly figures in our life earned to be celebrated. Father's day falls on Sunday, June 20th this year with wonderful weather predicted for the weekend. The Treasure Valley is gearing back up to its normal mode of operation with several businesses, events, and locations ready to help you spoil your dad the way he deserves. We have taken on researching all the best ways to celebrate this holiday. Whether your dad loves a nice dinner out, fishing some of Idaho's 93,000 miles of rivers, or enjoying live music, we've got the details on how to make him feel like the World's Best Dad.

Treasure Valley Brewery Map - Locally Owned

Boise loves a good brew. If your dad is the beer equivalent of a wino, treat him to a day filled with pub-hopping around the valley. Many of these spots are within biking distance making for a fun day of activity for him and the whole family. Many of these breweries are owned and operated by your local community members and further support the Treasure Valley's small businesses.

Here's a list of the valleys must sip breweries:

  • Boise Brewing
  • Powderhaus
  • Gem State Brewing
  • Barbarian Brewing
  • Cloud 9
  • Lost Grove
  • Bear Island Brewing
  • Clairvoyant
  • Highlands Hollow Brewing
  • Western Collective
  • Meriweather Cider
  • Bella Brewing
  • Payette Brewing
  • Mad Swede
How to Have a Memorable Father's Day Weekend in Boise

Gifts for Dad

Giving gifts to dad doesn't have to come once a year. With a variety of businesses in the Treasure Valley that can make your dad feel pampered, no matter what his hobbies are. Or, if your dad is looking to try out something new, this list is here to help you find something they've never tried before.

Here's where to get the best dad gifts in town:

  • Beard Styling
  • Provisions Barbering
  • Peanut Shop, Chocolate Shop
  • Overlanding Gear
  • Biking Gear
    • Idaho Mountain Touring
    • World Cycling
    • Boise Gear Collective
  • Board Games
    • All About Games
  • Backyard Games
  • Spa Day
  • Treefort Music Festival Pass
  • Backyard Games
  • Sturman's Smokeshop
How to Have a Memorable Father's Day Weekend in Boise

Weekend Activities for The Whole Fam

If your dad's happy place is outside, it's a good thing you're in Idaho.

Get the gear ready for an adventure with one of these must-do activities.

How to Have a Memorable Father's Day Weekend in Boise

Must-Try Restaurants

You're going to want to come hungry for this one. These amazing Valley restaurants want to help you spoil your dad with the gift of delicious food. Summertime is a wonderful time to enjoy the beautiful Boise weather out on the patio. Several restaurants are hosting dinner and drink specials just for your favorite dad.

  • Tupelo Honey
  • Eureka!
  • Bittercreak Alehouse
  • Sakura
  • Juniper
  • Mad Mac
  • Big Daddy's BBQ
  • Richards
  • Boise Fry Company
  • Bombay Grill
  • Asiagos
How to Have a Memorable Father's Day Weekend in Boise

In-Person Concerts In Boise This Weekend

Live music is back in the Treasure Valley! After a year of social distancing and health concerns, and with the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine, businesses, bars, and concert halls are opening back up and gathering some well-missed musical lineups. The Treasure Valley music scene will only get better as the summer goes on, but we're excited to share some live tunes coming your way this weekend.

Here are some dad-worthy acts coming to Boise on Father's Day weekend.

  • Doug Martsch at The Neurolux 6/16 and 6/18
  • Angela Abaya at Kin 6/19
  • Ryan Curtis at Kin 6/20

Check out tickets and future events! Duck Club

How to Have a Memorable Father's Day Weekend in Boise

Must-See Day Drives From Boise

Idaho is a land with many wonders within a day's driving distance. Pack the snacks, turn up Dad's favorite tunes, and hit the road. The entire family can create some amazing summertime memories. Enjoy quality family time where the cell phone reception is weak and the smell of pine and fresh air is strong. Pick a direction, and one of these Idaho treasures is sure to be found there.

  • Red Fish
  • Silver City
  • Idaho City
  • Twin Falls
  • Discovery Park
  • Sun Valley

Check out this blog on our other day trippin' favs!

5 Getaway Towns Near Boise
How to Have a Memorable Father's Day Weekend in Boise

The Best Camping Spots Near The Treasure Valley

Get lost for the weekend! Tent, RV, Car, or Hammock camping is a great way to spend some quality time with your dad and reconnect with nature together. There are several wild and interesting places to set out and adventure over the Father's Day weekend. With 62% of Idaho's land is federally owned, the public spaces available are almost endless.

  • The Owyhees
  • Grimes Creek
  • Rabbit Creek
  • Bogus Basin
  • Swan Falls
  • Snively Falls
  • Rent a Wandervan and go anywhere!

Check out our previous fav camping spots all within a 3-hour drive!

5 Camping Locations Near Boise
How to Have a Memorable Father's Day Weekend in Boise

Stunning Hikes Near Boise

We're lucky to have such immediate access to the great outdoors in our backyard here in Boise. If dad is a big fan of strapping on his boots and seeing where the trail takes him, you're going to want to look at this list.

  • Bogus Basin
  • Table Rock
  • Cervidae Peak

Check out our list of the top 5 hiking areas within 3 hours of Boise:

Hiking Near Boise
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