Downtown Boise First Thursday

Experience Downtown Boise and Support the Local Businesses


On the first thursday of every month, downtown Boise celebrates local businesses. First Thursday is a fun event for locals, out-of-towners, friends, and families of all ages. Bring friends and family to help support and promote the small business community! Each month different businesses join in on the fun and host events showcasing art, dining, music and shopping.

This year, on September 2nd, Downtown Boise invites you to Scroll or Stroll First Thursday deals.

Shop Locally on SEPTEMBER 2nd, 2021…

Alaska Center

Where: 1020 W Main St.

Artist and oil painter, Chi E Sheman Westin, is featuring paintings from Eagle Island and other paintings from the intermountain west at The Alaska Center.

Art Source Gallery

Where: 1015 W Main St.

Laurie Ashara, featured artist for September, is holding an opening receptions for "Portraits of the West" with music by JB Duo and wine by Indian Creek Winery. 6PM - 9PM.

Barbarian Brewing

Where: 1022 W Main St.

Barbarian brewing is launching a Triple Beer Release, stop in for in-house drinking and live music from 7PM - 9PM.

The Basque Market

Where: 608 W Grove St.

Starting at 5PM the Basque Market will be featuring fresh produce inspired pintxos, a wine tasting, and croquetas. At 6PM paella begins to be served.

Boise Art Glass

Where: 1124 W. Front St.

Make your very own glass-blown pumpkin during a one-on-one 30-minute class.

Boise Fry Co.

Where: 204 N Captiol Blvd.

Get a sneak peak of Boise Fry Company's upcoming burger, The Jalepeno Popper Burger!

Bright Bank

Where: 802 W. Bannock

Stop by Bright Bank, meet the team and enter a raffle to win Apple Airpods and an iPad.

Broadcast Coffee

Where: 1100 W Idaho St.

All day long enjoy $6 mimosas. Located by the brand new Cherie Buckner-Webb Park downtown.

The Chocolat Bar

Where: 805 W. Bannock St.

M Enjoy a wine and chocolate pairing with Potter Wines. The Liquid Lunch Chardonnay and the Lie Detector Merlot will be paired with two chocolates.

City Hall Plaza

Where: 150 N Capitol Blvd.

Learn what the City of Boise is up to from 5PM - 7PM.

City Peanut Shop

Where: 803 W Bannock St.

Collaborating with Lost Grove Brewing enjoy Nut & Beer pairings.

Clockwise Escape Room

Where: 1020 W Main St.

Can you escape? Use code FIRSTTHURSDAY for 20% off any immersive escape games.

Dawson Taylor

Where: 219 N 8th St.

MA night of art, treats and coffee! Local artist, Christine McLenna will be displaying art and Dawson Taylor will be offering complimentary treats and hand-crafted drinks.

Double Tap Pub

Where: 409 S 8th St.

$3 Thursday. All wells and drafts are $3 all day!

Firenza Pizza

Where: 999 W Main St.

Firenze Pizza and Boise Revival Project are featuring Idaho musician Steve Eaton from 6PM - 8PM. All ages are welcome!

Green Acres Food Truck Park

Where: 1401 Shoreline Dr.

First Thursday means $1 off local beers all day. Green Acres has teamed up with Buy Idaho for Market and Mingle, a pop-up market of local vendors. Live music from 6:30PM - 8:30PM.

Guru Donuts

Where: 928 W. Main St.

Sto Celebrating Idaho Potato month with Bear Island Brewing's Idaho Standoff beer and four flavors of Guru signature donuts.

Hayes Company Boutique

Where: 1020 W. Main St.

Check out the variety of women's apparel and jewelry, plus be the first to see the new baby section. All sale items will be an additional 30% off.

Idaho State Museum

Where: 610 N Julia Davis Dr.

Enjoy free admission to the Idaho State Museum from 5PM - 8PM.


Where: 1000 Mrytle St.

Look at the world through a different lens at JUMP's First Thursday event. Michelle Bliss, local photographer, will be featuring her Porch Story Project: Life During A Pandemic. Also, flow into fall with yoga instructor, Debra Murphy, on the Front Lawn at 6PM.

Liquid Lounge

Where: 405 S 8th St.

SOLID Bar and Grill has live music, free drink tastings, free appetizers and specials for First Thursday.

Lumos Optical

Where: 116 N 5th St

New inventory has arrived at Lumos Optical! Anyone who schedules an appointment from now until end of day Thursday will receive 10% off their first order.

Mala Luna

Where: 624 W Idaho St.

$5 slushies all night. Enjoy First Thursday specials on late night food and drinks, from 10PM - midnight.

The Mixing Bowl

Where: 216 N 9th St.

The Mixing Bowl will have a $2 and $5 final clearance sale table! Plus, get 10% off your purchase if you wear Boise State gear.

Ocho's Wine Bar

Where: 515 W Idaho St.

Live music and happy hour all night long.

Olivin Olive Oil & Vinegar Taproom

Where: 218 N 9th St.

Fall flavors have arrived and the fun runs all day. Enjoy $1 unlimited tastes, fall shrubs for $3 and the Idaho Popcorn Company.


Where: 1290 W Mrytle St.

Join PIVOT for a free dropin class. Stick around for food, drinks, and a chance to win one month of membership for free.

Rediscovered Books

Where: 180 N 8th st.

The First Thursday Silly Sale includes 20% off all books with the Eiffel Tower on the cover.


Where: 119 Broadway Ave.

Come experience a free 15 minute stretch from 5PM - 8PM.

Title Nine

Where: 170 N 8th St.

Entire store is an additional 20% off market price.

Tupelo Honey

Where: 150 N 8th St.

Tupelo Honey will be serving all day happy hour on snacks and drinks.

Woodland Empire Ale Craft

Where: 1114 W Front St.

Treefort launch party at Woodland Empire! DJ Mike Moses will be performing, and the first 200 people over 21 years of age will get a free beer.

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