• St Patrick's Day

2016 St. Patrick's Day | Boise, Idaho

St. Patrick's Day is March 17th. Time to head to your favorite watering hole and enjoy an Irish beverage or two. Here are a few places that will have Irish music, entertainment and awesome drink specials.

Irish Pub - Downtown Boise
Ha' Penny Bridge Pub has been hosting the traditional main St. Patrick's Day festivities in downtown Boise for years. This year is no different except its all weekend! Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and the official day Tuesday, March 17th, you can join in the fun by rocking green beers and Irish food favorites. Plan to arrive early as crowds start picking up as early as 4pm!

McCleary's Pub - Orchard and State Street
McCleary's Pub is hosting a four day St. Patrick's Day party March 14th-17th at both of their Orchard and State Street locations in Boise, Idaho. Both locations will be hosting live music, drink specials, free Irish faire food, and giveaways.

Two Men Drinking for St. Patty's

Home and Garden Shows

Boise Flower and Garden Show Boise Flower and Garden Show 2016
It's time to start thinking Spring. Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Boise Flower & Garden Show, March 18-20, 2016 at the Boise Centre. The show is the perfect kick off to Spring with everything you need to make your garden beautiful! Shop for the latest in landscape design, garden art and decor, yard furniture, plants, decks, greenhouse, and more. You will also enjoy spectacular display gardens; educational and fun gardening seminars; orchid and bonsai displays; a silent auction of beautiful and unique container gardens and much, much more!

Boise Spring Home Show
Hop into Spring with the help of the Boise Spring Home Show. Check out Expo Idaho, March 17th - 20th, get inspired with over 250 creative displays and thousands of products for both inside and outside your home. Meet with local business' such as Wood Windows, Treasure Valley Exteriors, and The Screen Door Guy! This is Idaho's BIGGEST Home Show! With inspiration around every corner, there's always something new at the Home Show!

Treasure Valley Easter Egg Hunts

There are Easter Eggs hunts all over Idaho in 2016! From Easter Egg Hunts, Easter Parades, Morning Brunches, and Train Rides the Boise Online Mall has all the fun events for Easter! Don't forget to check our Community Event Page.

Easter EGGstravaganza | March 19th
Join the Easter Bunny for egg-citing activities including egg scrambles for 30,000 pieces of candy! Plus more egg-cellent activities for the whole family, like face painting, special enrichments for the animals, and of course the zoo! Don't forget to invite your friends.

Eagle Trail EggXtravaganza | March 19th
A community Easter egg hunt along the Boise River Greenbelt will be held from 10 AM to 12 PM. The event will start where Eagle Road meets the Boise River at 600 S. Rivershore Lane in Eagle. Trail EggXtravaganza, will allow children and families to find eggs and win prizes. In addition, there will be activities such as coloring, face painting, bean bag toss, and more!

Capital Community Egg Hunt | March 26th
A free family event with thousands of candy-filled eggs, a live kids show, skydiving Easter bunnies, jump houses, food trucks and a mascot dance off with the Easter Bunny! The first show starts at 11 AM, followed by the 1st round of egg hunting. Skydiving Easter Bunnies will get to the park at approximately 12:30 PM. The second kids show starts at 1 PM, followed by the second round of egg hunting.

39th Annual Easter Egg Hunt | March 26th
the Meridian Optimist Club will be holding its 39th Annual Easter Egg Hunt. It will be held at the Meridian Elementary School. The hunt will begin at 11 AM, inviting kids ages toddler through 10 to participate. The field will be divided into four lanes, one for each age group. The hunt will being when the fire truck and police sirens go off!

Pool Easter Egg Hunt| March 26th
Come enjoy a new way of hunting Easter Eggs. You'll have a challenge looking for eggs hidden in the pool. There will be a prize for each egg found. So "hop" on in and don't forget to bring a plastic bag to collect your treasures! The event is for children 12 and under, ages 5 and under at 1 PM, ages 6-8 1:30 PM, ages 9-12 at 2 PM.

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt | March 26th
The race is on! Search for candy filled easter eggs, in the dark! Enjoy live music and super fun entertainment at the Nampa Rec Center! This event is for ages 13-17 and begins at 8 PM and ends at 9:30 PM. Make sure to bring your own bag and flashlight, pay at the event. Who says Easter is only for little kids?

Boise Idaho Spring Concerts 2016

Treefort Music Festival | Boise Idaho
treefort-boise-idaho-music-festival Treefort Music Festival takes place March 23rd-27th, 2016. It is a multi-venue music festival in downtown Boise, Idaho featuring national, regional, and local emerging artists. The festival also includes a variety of other activities celebrating the diversity of Boise and the Pacific Northwest.

Reverend Horton Heat| March 6th | Knitting Factory Boise
This unique band combines country with rock and roll. They are known as the "godfather of modern rockabilly and psychobilly." If you haven't heard them, then you are missing out on something. They are Reverend Horton Heat and they are coming with Unknown Hinson, Legendary Shack Shakers, and Lincoln Durham.

Lewis Black Lewis Black | March 12th | The Egyptian Theatre
The Grammy Award-winning American stand-up comedian, author, playwright and actor is coming to Boise for his "Naked Truth Tour". The Egyptian Theatre will be the venue where Lewis will rant about everyday life trends, political dilemmas, religious insights and historical absurdities while creating a rush of laughter from the audience.

Young Dubliners | March 12th | Knitting Factory Boise
The Young Dubliners are quite possibly Celtic rock's hardest working band, playing hundreds of shows to thousands of fans across the US and Europe every year. Although the Young Dubliners sound is most commonly called 'Celtic Rock', that label, as labels often can be, is misleading. The Irish influence is there!

Slayer Slayer| March 17th | Revolution Concert House
Slayer is a metal rock band, writers of the songs "Eyes of the Insane", "Divine Intervention", "Expendable Youth", "New Faith", and "Stain of Mind", that will be performing on March 17th at the Revolution Concert House. Slayer will be bringing Testament and Carcass!

Boise Baroque Orchestra| March 19th | Jewett Auditorium - The College of Idaho
Experience a Treasure Valley favorite! Under the Direction of Daniel Stern, Boise Baroque Orchestra joins the season with a lovely Saturday matinee featuring the Richard Strauss Horn Concerto #1 and other string favorites. The Boise Baroque Orchestra was formed in 2003, with the goal of bringing the best of the baroque and classical repertoire to the Treasure Valley.

Community Spotlight

DCI Spring Break Camp: Science Myths Busted
Who wants to spend Spring Break on the couch? Get out and learn instead! Spend the week examining popular science subjects that have evolved into popular myths. Explore the new Center. Make new science friends! For grades 1st-3rd, make sure to register!

DCI Spring Break Camp: Hacking Electrical Engineering
Spend the week hacking, tinkering and creating using electrical engineering principles. Explore the new Center. Make new science friends! Take apart simple household items and rebuild them in a different form. Convert a light-up card into a hat with lights or hack a notebook with LEDs and sound. Maybe even make an alarm for your bedroom door! For Grades 6th-8th, register now!

This Month's Events

  • Cannibal Corpse
    March 2nd
  • Carly Rae Jepsen
    March 2nd
  • Cash'd Out
    March 3rd
  • Nonpoint
    March 9th
  • Lewis Black
    March 12th
  • TobyMac
    March 12th
  • Slayer
    March 17th
  • Boise Baroque Orchestra
    March 19th
  • Breaking Benjamin
    March 19th
  • Boise Spring Home Show
    March 17th - 20th
  • Boise Classic Movies: Cool Hand Luke George Kennedy Tribute
    March 22
  • Spring Break Art Party for Kids
    March 22nd
  • Spring Break Art Series for Kids
    March 22nd
  • Color Me Calm
    March 23rd
  • Tree Problems
    March 23rd
  • Boise Blues Society: Johnny Rawls and Smooth Avenue
    March 24th
  • Boise RAW Artists Showcase: Signature
    March 24th
  • Chelsea Wolfe
    March 24th
  • Curious George
    March 24th
  • Habitat for Humanity Pink Hard Hat After Hours
    March 24th
  • Horsemanship Camp and Swimming
    March 22nd - 24th
  • RAW: Local Artists Showcase
    March 24th
  • Teen Jiu-Jitsu Self-Defense
    March 24th
  • The Center Film Screening: The Salt of the Earth
    March 24th
  • AESOP Rock
    March 26th
  • Almost There Presents: The Room
    March 25th & 26th
  • Dave and Buster's Spring Break Weekday Pass
    March 21st - 26th
  • Treefort Music Fest
    March 23rd - 27th
  • Breast and Gynecological Cancer Support Group
    Every other Tuesday

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