It’s the most wonderful time of the year… The holiday season is upon us and that’s why we’ve put together a list of holiday events and activities around the Treasure Valley for you and your family to enjoy!

Winter Garden aGlow- Boise

  •  November 22, 2018 – January 1, 2019

Gates open at 5:30pm through 9:30pm (last admission 9:00pm)
More Information: click here
Price: Advanced Tickets: $10 Adult | $8 Member & Youth (5-12) | Free, 4 years old & younger
Tickets at Gate: $12 Adult | $10 Member & Youth (5-12) | Free, 4 years old & younger

You might have seen the garden in full bloom in the summer, but have you seen it lit with over 400,000 lights in the winter? Don’t miss out on an opportunity to see the sparkle and dazzle at the Winter Garden aglow!

Morrison Center: BSU Annual Holiday Concert

When: December 7, 7:30 pm
Where: Morrison Center BSU, Boise
More Information: click here
Price: $10 Adult , $8 Senior 60+, $2.00 Children and Non-BSU Students

Boise State Family holiday concert presented by the Department of Music at Boise State University

Boise Towne Square Mall: Photo with Santa 

When: December 7, 2018
Where: 350 North Milwaukee Boise, ID 83704

Want family Christmas photos? Make your way down to the Boise Townsquare Mall now through December 24th to have pictures with Santa!

 Morrison Center: Ballet Idaho – The Nutcracker

Enjoy this beloved holiday classic. Over 100 children will join the Ballet of Idaho professional company members on stage for the last year before the unveiling of the new production in 2019.

Boise Philharmonic: Holiday Pops

When: December 7, 7:30 pm
Where: NNU Brandt Center, Nampa
More Information: click here
Price: check the seating chart at the link above

Come on down, bring the family and experience a musical adventure with Boise’s oldest and largest performing arts company!

CITY SANTA- Saturdays at D.L Evans Bank

          When: Saturday December 1-15, 10am-2pm

       Where: D.L Evans Bank on the corner of 9th and main street (Boise)

          Bring the kids and come and see Santa! Photos with Santa are free,         and any donations go to the Women’s and Children’s Alliance

Boise Classic Movies- Holiday Showings!

When: December 6 – December 22

Where: Egyptian theatre 700 W. Main St. at 7pm

Movies: Thursday, December 6:  White Christmas
Saturday, December 8: Muppet Christmas Carol
Thursday, December 13:  A Christmas Story (21+)
Friday, December 14: A Christmas Story (All Ages)
Wednesday, December 19: A Wonderful Life
Thursday, December 20: Love Actually
Saturday, December 22: Christmas Vacation

2018 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

When: Friday December 21, 2pm

Where: Albertson’s Stadium, Boise State University


When: Saturday, December 22, 10:15am

Where: Boise High School

Want to start a new holiday tradition with your family? Celebrate this holiday season by running, walking or strolling as a family! Bring your festive cheer with bells, lights, costumes, carolers and Santa! At the end of the race enjoy some hot soup and bagels from local vendors.

Miracle on Idaho Street

       When: Christmas Day, 10am-3pm

Where: Old Chicago Restaurant 730 W. Idaho St.

Tis the season for opening our hearts and giving. Over 1,000 of Boise’s homeless and displaced will arrive at Old Chicago on Christmas day to enjoy a warm and welcoming celebration. Starting with a meal with all the trimmings, a finely dressed table, and generous gifts to open. New gifts like warm clothing, toys, story books, school supplies and blankets will be gifted. Don’t forget that each guest will be able to end their night with a visit and picture from Santa himself.

Idaho Potato Drop

When: New Year’s Eve, 3pm- 1am

Where: Idaho’s State Capital

You won’t want to end your holiday season any other way than by ringing in the New Year at the Idaho Potato Drop. This is Idaho’s signature event and it is best experienced LIVE! This is a free, charitable event so come one come all!! Bring your family and friends and ring in the New Year, Idaho style!

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