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Discover Boise's Must-Visit Food Festivals of 2024: Flavors and Fun Await!

Last updated May 07, 2024 by Totally Boise

Get ready to indulge in a variety of flavors as Boise heats up with several food festivals. Whether you're a local or a visitor, these events are the perfect way to explore the rich culinary diversity and cultural heritage the city offers.

Peruvian Food Festival: A Culinary Journey Through Peru

MAY 12 | 11AM - 6PM | Heroes Park, Meridian

Travel the culinary landscapes of Peru without leaving Boise at the Peruvian Food Festival. Sample a fusion of indigenous, Spanish, African, and Asian flavors with dishes like ceviche and lomo saltado. The festival not only offers food but also cultural performances and interactive experiences such as dance workshops and Pisco making, showcasing the rich heritage of Peru.

Southern Idaho Feastival

MAY 18 | 3PM - 8PM | Memorial Stadium, Garden City

Gear up for another one of Boise’s favorite events, the Southern Idaho Food Truck Feastival! This festival not only hosts Boise’s best food trucks, but also includes beer and wine gardens, live music, and fun activities for the kids. This event is free and a great family friendly way to kick off your Summer in the sun!

Greek Food Festival: Celebrate Greek Culture

MAY 31 + JUN 1 | 11AM - 9PM | N. 27th St + W Bannock St

Join us at the Boise Greek Food Festival to experience the vibrant spirit and flavors of Greece. This festival features a selection of authentic Greek foods such as moussaka and souvlaki, traditional dances, and live music that are sure to enchant. It's a fantastic cultural immersion that promises fun for the whole family.

Food Trucks in the Park: Local Flavors on Wheels

MAY 31 | 5PM - 9PM | Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park

For a more casual dining experience, don't miss the Food Trucks in the Park event. This festival brings together Boise's most popular food trucks in Camel's Back Park, offering a vast array of gourmet and artisanal foods. Enjoy everything from BBQ to vegan treats alongside live music and a range of fun activities, all in a sustainable, eco-friendly environment.

Soul Food Fest: A Taste of Southern Comfort

AUG 10 | 10AM - 8PM | Julia Davis Park, Boise

Delve into the comforting and hearty flavors of the South at Boise's Soul Food Fest. This event is a culinary haven featuring traditional soul food dishes like fried chicken, Jamaican grilling, creamy mac 'n' cheese, and collard greens, complemented by vibrant live entertainment from local DJs and R&B, Funk, and Soul artists. Don't miss the family-friendly activities that bring African American culture to Boise, making it a perfect educational day out for everyone.


Whether you're in the mood for soul-warming dishes, exotic flavors, or just a fun day out with delicious food, Boise's food festivals are the place to be. Each festival offers a unique experience that highlights not just the food but also the culture and community spirit of the city. Mark your calendar and join us for these not-to-be-missed events, and make this summer unforgettable!

Thirsty for more? Quench it at Boise’s Beer and Wine Festivals! Check out our guide for all the bubbly details.

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