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Western Idaho Fair Kicks Off For A Weeklong Of Festivities! Here's What You Need To Know

Last updated August 20, 2021 by Totally Boise

Events are slowly coming back, and let's just say we are thrilled the Western Idaho Fair was one of them! Running Friday, August 20 thru Sunday, August 29, 2021 the Western Idaho Fair is back with local favorite rides, carnival foods, and live concerts from big name artists! Totally Boise can't wait to join in on the fair festivities. Take a look at what to expect at this year's Western Idaho Fair.

Concerts & events at the 2021 Western Idaho Fair

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Western Idaho Fair Concerts

Starting Monday, the fair will hold five days of music festivities. All artists are set to take the stage at 7:30 PM and are free concerts with purchase of a fair ticket. Take a peek at the artists that are coming to Boise!

  • Monday: Granger Smith
  • Tuesday: Nelly
  • Wednesday: Chicago
  • Thursday: Jon Pardi
  • Friday: Seether
Family-friendly events and vendors at the 2021 Western Idaho Fair

Image credit: Western Idaho Fair

Western Idaho Events & Vendors

The Western Idaho Fair is packed with events and local vendors. From swing dance competitions to hypnotist shows to carnival rides, there’s a lot you can experience at the fair. Here are just a few of the exciting events and annual vendors to look forward to at the fair!

  • Party Pups
  • Coned
  • Elephant Ears
  • Mango and Dango
  • Jetpack Circus
  • Tractor Driving Contest
  • Rooster Crowing Contest

At the Western Idaho Fair, you'll never find yourself wondering, "what's next?" with the endless amount of vendors, shows, and competitions.

Check out the events schedule here.

Idaho Fair Schedule

Western Idaho Ticket Pricing:

  • Adult Admission: $10
  • Youth Admission: (6-11)
  • Children under 5: FREE
  • Carnival Wristband: $35
  • Carnival Fast Pass: $50
How to get your tickets for the 2021 Western Idaho Fair

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As the weather starts to cool down, what better way to spend it than outside with family and friends eating carnival foods like the infamous elephant ears, listening to live music, riding carnival rides until the park closes, and going to all the fun shows in between! Check out the Western Idaho Fair this year, and be sure to tag us and tell us your favorite part of the fair using #totallyboise.

Purchase tickets here:

Idaho Fair Tickets




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