Dec 02 Saturday
Welcome to Santa's Workshop! Get ready for a magical experience that will bring out the child in you. Join us on Sat Dec 02 2023 at 9:00 AM in 1920 North Records Way, Meridian, ID 83646 for a day filled with festive activities.Our workshop is the perfect place to kick off your holiday season. You'll get to meet Santa Claus himself and take a picture with him!There will be plenty of holiday treats and hot cocoa to keep you warm and cozy. You can also enjoy Christmas music as you soak up the festive atmosphere. Bring your family and friends and make memories that will last a lifetime.Don't miss out on this festive event. Mark your calendars and join us at Santa's Workshop for a day of holiday cheer!
Idaho's original, largest and oldest outdoor Farmer's Market! Every Saturday, April - December.
Shop local, eat local, and experience Idaho at the Capital City Public Market!
Every Saturday, you can meet the producers themselves and feel confident you are buying from someone who actually knows the product they sell.
We are open from mid-April to mid-December, and are proud to provide locals and tourists alike the chance to eat fresh, shop small, and experience
dynamic Downtown Boise
Boise's Downtown Saturday Market - The Capital City Public Market has been in operation since 1994, our 29th Season OPENS on APRIL 15th and runs till December!
Every Saturday from 9:30am to 1:30pm, you can enjoy the sites and sounds of the public market and shop a large variety of specialty food and ART in all kinds of mediums and styles. All vendors are local Idahoans and you can feel confident you're buying a product made in Idaho, from a local who knows the product they sell. We pride ourselves on connecting customers with the producers themselves!
We are always in The Grove Plaza off 8th & Main St, come downtown to eat fresh, shop small, and experience the LOCAL side of Boise, Idaho.
Visit capitalcitypublicmarket.com for more info or check out our social media.
Join us for WalkAbout Boise — a 1.5-hour guided walking tour through 150 years of history and architecture. Let us introduce you to the built environment that makes downtown Boise like no other place. This tour is great for visitors and for Idaho residents who want to learn more about how Boise's vibrant downtown developed and the people who made it happen.
*Please register online or by phone.
We meet at the bench in front of the Basque Museum. These walking tours will be held rain or shine, so please plan and dress accordingly with comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, an umbrella if needed for sun or rain, and a bottle of water. They will start promptly at 10 am and end around 11:30 pm, beginning and ending in front of the Basque Museum on Grove Street downtown Boise.
Walking Tour highlights include:
-Downtown's evolution from gold rush boomtown, through urban renewal decline, and 21st century revitalization
-The oldest and newest buildings downtown, spanning 150 years of construction
-Buildings associated with Boise’s historic Basque, German, Jewish, and Chinese communities
-The Idaho State Capitol and Boise City Hall
-Buildings designed by early pioneers and nationally known master architects
-The Egyptian Theater
We are open Wednesday - Friday between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. and weekends without tournaments. We offer Ladder chess games and introductory lessons. Our club and Ladder games include Classical Chess, Fischer Random (chess 960), 3D +960, Quadra Chess +960, Bughouse +960, Xiang Qi, and Go. The Annual Ladder offers the following prizes at the end of each calendar year: 1st in: Classical, Fishcer Random, 3D, 3D +960, Quadra, Quadra +960, Bughouse, Bughouse +960, Xiang Qi, and Go will receive a free entry into any weekend Invitational tournament. There is an overall prize of one entry into a USCF or FIDE Open Swiss tournament. Value $25 - $100 depending on the tournament. In addition we offer scholastic team events.
Trim the Trees with Lucky Peak State Park!Drop in for some winter fun at Discovery Unit of Lucky Peak State Park. Help us make pinecone bird feeder garland to hang around the trees and decorate your own special wooden "tree cookie" to take home. The event will be held outside under our middle picnic pavilion, please dress for winter conditions. Bring the whole family and your own mug or thermos. Hot cocoa and craft supplies will be provided.This event will be from 2:00 pm-8:00 pm on November 18th, 19th, 25th, and December 9th. Park Motor Vehicle Entrance Fee is $7.00 per vehicle, this fee is waived if you have a valid Idaho State Parks Passport properly displayed on your windshield. Discovery Park is exact CASH or CHECK only.
Celebrate the wonders of the season at Winter Garden aGlow, a magical event, Wednesdays through Sundays, Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve. Wander through a mesmerizing world of twinkling lights, enchanting displays, and the sweet aroma of nightly cookies and hot chocolate. Let the kids explore this Winter Wonderland, while you enjoy intimate moments by the fire pits and sip holiday drinks at the Snow Globe Bar. Write heartfelt letters to Santa, witness the creativity of our community at the Gingerbread Village, and capture unforgettable memories. Join us and embrace the joy of togetherness in this luminous winter wonderland!
Dec 03 Sunday
Ever wondered how penguins paint? Find out during a special afternoon at Zoo Boise for a paint and sip with Magellanic penguins. Paint a background and enjoy drinks and snacks while being treated to a zookeeper chat and tour. Then watch as the penguins add their personal touch to your art!
Soft drinks, beer, and wine are included. Photo ID is required for alcoholic beverages.
For ages 18+.