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.


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