Race to Robie Creek
Over 40 years of Racing to Robie Creek solidifies this event as a Boise tradition. Held the third Saturday of each April, Boiseans get the chance to race in what is known as the “toughest half-marathon in the northwest” to support local.
Treefort Music Fest
What started in 2012 as a vision to bring the community together, has grown rapidly into the community’s most beloved festival of the year! Named the cities cultural ambassador for bringing together all things music, comedy, film, art, yoga and beer.
The Boise Goathead Fest has become a downtown tradition to increase awareness about goatheads and the cleanup method surrounding them. The Goathead Festival is utilized to honor and award those who clean up the most goatheads in the area. If you hate goatheads plaguing your bike tires, this one’s for you!
Boise Music Festival
Beginning in 2010, the Boise Music Festival has been a prominent factor in encouraging the visits of various music artists including Vanilla Ice, Jason Derulo and Pitbull. The Boise Music Festival is hosted at Expo Idaho at the end of June- a summer celebration!
Festival of Trees
For over 30 years Saint Alphonsus has brought the community together to celebrate the holidays at the Festival of Trees. The weekend event helps bring the best health care opportunities to the community through a gala, fashion show and hundreds of lavishly decorated Christmas Trees.
Winter Garden aGlow
Taking Christmas light looking to the next level! The Idaho Botanical Gardens cover their land with over 400,000 multi-colored lights. Different nights include Santa visits, princess appearances, the Holiday Express train, and local choirs caroling in the Garden.
Greek Food Festival
Greek Food is an annual labor of love and delicious Greek dishes. Saints Helen and Constantine Greek Orthodox Church host a weekend filled with Greek food, live music and dance performances.
Hyde Park Street Fair
40 years of local vendors, bands and food trucks make the Hyde Park Street Fair a Boise staple. Benefiting the North End Neighborhood Association, visitors get to experience one-of-a-kind artisans and enjoy the presence of the community.
Every year downtown Boise gets turned into a high-speed, high-stakes race course for local and national cyclists. Over the last 33 years, the Twilight Criterium has grown to include a full three-day weekend of cycling events that support the youngest or oldest of riders, pros and amateurs, and bring together the community for one of the most exciting sports on the streets.
Spirit of Boise
For about 30 years, the Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic has been a Boise tradition. Locals and tourists fill Ann Morrison to watch as the Boise sky gets filled with hot air balloons. Recognized every year to celebrate the end of summer, the Spirit of Boise allows families and friends to come together and embrace Boises beauty.