Spooktacular Evenings at the Zoo
Evenings throughout October, Zoo Boise hosts Spooktacular the not-scary fun-fest for the whole family! This is your opportunity to see the zoo at night with Halloween displays and kid-friendly activities.
Lowe Family Farmstead Corn Maze and Pumpkin Festival
Leading up to Halloween, the Lowe Family Farmstead brings you a great spot for pumpkin picking, hayrides, a corn maze, and many more fun fall festivities! The farm opens September 16th.
Fall Harvest Festival
The Idaho Botanical Gardens hosts wagon rides, live music, great food, and all you have to do is bring with you some great company! There will even be a local artist market where you can browse and also have the opportunity to purchase. You can't miss it since this event takes place every Saturday through October.
Boo at the Zoo
Zoo Boise throws a fun Halloween event for all! With costume contests, games, photo ops, face painting, Halloween treats, and a whole lot more.
Emmett Harvest Festival and Street Fair
Celebrate the harvest season with food vendors, art vendors, and entertainment. Also, the opportunity to pick local orchards is available at this street fair! This event takes place on Friday, September 29th, from 12pm to 7pm, and Saturday, September 30th, from 10am to 7pm.
Art in the Park
For a three-day weekend full of fun in Julia Davis, the Boise Art Museum brings more than 200 artists, food, and live entertainment for the community. This event takes place on September 8th - 10th.
Boise has been named one of the top culinary spots in the nation. No better time to put that to the test, by having all of the most accredited restaurants put together special menus and deals for everyone to try.
Pray for Snow
10 Barrel’s annual event is the perfect way to get ready for Winter! One of Boise’s favorite breweries doesn’t fall short in pulling out all the stops. From a ski and snowboard waxing station to live music and a costume contest, there is so much to do at this event.
Light the Night Walk
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s walk at Capitol Park is set to build awareness and help raise money for research and the families in our community. Everyone is encouraged to light lanterns to represent the efforts to end cancer.
Idaho Rennaissance Faire
Held not from Boise, but in Kuna, Idaho a weekend full of spectacular shows, games, music is put on for those who love the renaissance age. Everyone is welcome to have the time of their lives!
32nd Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic
This beloved Boise event featuring several hot air balloons over the course of five days is returning for its 31st year. Starting bright and early, you can watch the aircrafts launch and catch them flying through the city. The balloons take off on August 30th, and have this year's final touch down on September 3rd.
Boise Pride Festival 2023
Happening on its new dates, September 8th and 10th at Cecil D. Andrus Park, this annual festival brings together the community to celebrate LGBTQIA+ pride. This event is free to attend and will feature music, inclusive activities, and much more in the spirit of pride.
Fiber Frolic Festival
The 5th Annual Frolic Festival celebrates all things fiber arts. Put together by The Twisted Ewe, visitors can browse educational booths, Idaho wool vendors, and participate in a yarn-bombing installation. The event takes place on September 23rd at the Basque Block in downtown Boise.