October 2016 Staff Pick Events

HOPtober FRESHtival | October 1st - Idaho’s largest fresh hop beer festival is back and fresher than ever! We'll be shutting down the street and throwing an epic block party with 50 different beers from 25 different breweries on tap, focusing on seasonal fresh-hopped beers. Event is 21+ only.

Boise Classic Movies: Poltergeist | October 4th - The Egyptian kicks off their weekly Halloween movies with the 1982, Spielberg-written, Poltergeist!

Andrew W.K. | October 8th - Andrew W.K.'s here for his THE POWER OF PARTYING Speaking Tour. This will be a seated show. Each ticket comes with a slice of Pie Hole. Doors at 7:30PM and show at 8:30PM, this is a 21+ event.

Inaugural Boise Bacon & Beer Benefit | October 8th - Enjoy bacon and beers from some of your favorite local breweries as local restaurants compete to create the most creative bacon-centric dishes. All proceeds benefit Meals on Wheels and Community Outreach Behavioral Services.

Frightened Felons | October 28th & 29th - Frightened Felons invites you to tour the site at night and enter the only haunted cell house in Boise. Family Night will be held the 28th and Adult Night will be held the 29th.

Boise Harvest Festivals & Haunted Houses

Linder Farms - Linder Farms is the official corn maze of the BSU Broncos. There are plenty of things to do, including barrel train rides, lazer tag, a petting zoo, obstacle course, Trail of Terror, and Zombie Acres, where you can take part in defending Idaho against the zombie apocalypse.

The Farmstead - The Farmstead is the home of Idaho's original corn maze. Other attractions include a pumpkin patch, a jumping pillow, pig races, cow train, hayrides, and the terrifying Field of Screams.

Haunted World - Haunted World is the Northwest's largest haunted area with three separate areas, Haunted World, Skullvania, and a corn maze, to explore and have a frighteningly good time.

Requiem Huanted House - Requiem is the newest indoor haunted attraction in the Treasure Valley, packed with scares and an intense story telling experience through a multi-level facility. Certainly not for the squeamish.

Concerts 2016

October Concerts

Atmosphere Atmosphere | Knitting Factory | October 1st
A hip-hop group from Minneapolis, Atmosphere centers around rapper Slug (aka Sean Daley). Atmosphere released their debut album, Overcast!, which quickly became regarded as an underground hip-hop classic thanks to Slug's deeply personal, poetic musings, as well as Ant's bare-bones but inventive production.

Lindsey Stirling Lindsey Stirling | Memorial Stadium | October 3rd
Classically-trained violinist, Lindsey Stirling, mixes the classic sound of violin with the beats of dub-step, and other elements of the electronica music genre. Her unique sound and live performances have captivated audiences worldwide, often selling out venues.

Ani Defranco Ani Defranco | Revolution Concert House | October 14th
Ani DiFranco has never been afraid to take chances. DiFranco's new studio album, Allergic To Water, is another bold accomplishment and its music is her most subtle. Check this songstress out at the Rev!

Safe In Sound Safe In Sound | The Revolution | October 19th
Safe In Sound this year featuring Borgore, Snails, Terravita, Eptic and loads of special guest headliners, support and of course 150,000 watts of PK Sound! Full Lineup: Borgore, Snails, TERRAVITA, & Eptic. Hurry and get your tickets now!

Ben Folds Ben Folds | Knitting Factory | October 24th
Ben Folds has a wide body of work and has collaborated with several artists including Sarah Bareilles and Weird Al Yankovic. He'll be making music at the Knitting Factory on October 24th; humans only, though.


This Month's Events

  • Atmosphere
    October 1st
  • Fall Harvest Festival 2016
    October 1st
  • Grandparents' Day at The Farmstead
    October 1st
  • The Game
    October 5th
  • Squeeze
    October 6th
  • Boise Art Crawl
    October 8th
  • Dapper Doyle and the Revelry Revue present: Bag O' Tricks!
    October 8th
  • Hometown Heroes Day
    October 8th
  • Kids Discovery Expo
    October 8th
  • Boise Beauty Expo
    October 8th & 9th
  • Idaho Health, Beauty, & Fitness Fair
    October 8th & 9th
  • The Boise Flea Market
  • Boise Classic Movies: Psycho
    October 11th
  • DIY Halloween Lanterns
    October 11th
  • Tacocat
    October 11th
  • Cult Horror Night
    October 13th
  • Dog Day at the Farmstead
    October 14th
  • The Blair Witch Project with Daniel Myrick
    October 14th
  • The Blair Witching Hour!
    October 14th
  • Eagle Harvest Festival
    October 15th
  • Eagle Saturday Market
    Every Saturday
  • Touch-a-Tractor
    October 15th
    October 16th
  • Off Center Dance 'Side Effects'
    October 20th
  • Halloween in the Graveyard
    October 22nd
  • Taylor Dayne
    October 21st & 22nd
  • West Boise Saturday Market
    Every Saturday
  • Beer-N-Brats Run
    October 23rd
  • Haunted Gingerbread Houses
    October 24th
  • Girls Night out the Show!
    October 26th
  • Villains in the Village
    October 26th
  • 4th Annual Trunk or Treat & Dance to the Beat!
    October 27th
  • Halloween Themed Winery After Hours
    October 28th
  • Canyon County Co-op Summer Community Market
    Every Saturday
  • Halloween Land Corn Maze
    October 1st - 28th
  • McCleary's Halloween Bash
    October 29th
  • Nampa Farmers' Market
    Every Saturday
  • Queys Maze
    October 1st - 31st
  • The Exotic Erotica Ball at Haunted Hannah's!
    October 29th
  • Boise Depot Masquerade
    October 30th
  • Pickin' Treasure Valley Antique Show
    October 29th & 30th
  • Burley Straw Maze & Pumpkin Patch
    October 1st - 31st
  • FNAF - Halloween with Fatty's
    October 27th - October 31st
  • The 13th Annual CSI Corn Maze
    October 2nd - October 31st

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