Home to over 250 different species of animals and marine life, including sharks, manta rays, puffins and sea turtles.
Aquarium of Boise
JUNE - AUGUST
Bring the entire family for a fun night of music, entertainment and food. Every Wednesday from 5-8pm near the Basque Block in downtown Boise.
ALIVE AFTER FIVE
Interactive, hands-on exhibits and educational programs that make science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning exciting and tangible for people of all ages and from all walks of life.
Walk thru the stunning gardens that sit at the base of Table Rock. Many times there is a festival going on here. In the summer they host the “Outlaw Concert Series.” Enjoy big name concerts in the great outdoors! Pack a picnic and bring your law chairs or a blanket! Alcohol is also served at the concerts.
MAY - SEPTEMBER
Outlaw Field Summer Concert Series
Bring your own picnic dinner and sip on refreshments while enjoying musical entertainment all summer long.
idaho botanical garden
Why not?! Cozy up in backcountry on a horse drawn sleigh! What could be more festive? You have two options: http://www.boguscreek.com/ (or go a little north to Garden Valley… 45 minutes from Boise)
take a sleigh ride
SHOP. DINE. PLAY.
The Village at Meridian is Meridian, Idaho’s premier dining, shopping and entertainment destination. The center includes a growing roster of sit-down restaurants with abundant patio seating, bars and entertainment venues, along with unparalleled anchors including The Village Cinema, Yard House, Big Al's and many more.
VILLAGE AT MERIDIAN
Roaring Springs Waterpark
Family fun center featuring go-carts, miniature golf, laser tag, bowling, arcade, restaurant and event center.
Wahooz Family Fun Zone and PINZ Bowling Center
See more than 175 animals including tigers, monkeys, lions, zebras, giraffes, penguins and reptiles.
SPEND THE AFTERNOON IN THE NORTH END!
(Once you park on 13th near the restaurants you can walk to all of these options)
lunch in hyde park
Head over to Hyde & Seek… it's an adorable shop with local flavor and gifts. Very cool place just to walk around.
Address: 1521 N. 13th St, Boise
Hyde & Seek
Finish you afternoon with a stop at Goody’s! It’s a local ice cream and candy shop that is reminiscent of the Norman Rockwell era. Yumm!
Address: 1502 N. 13th St., Boise