There are so may options for entertainment in Boise and the surrounding cities and communities. Of course you can always do the "dinner and a movie" routine, but there is such a variety of things to do and see, no matter the season. There are simply no excuses for not getting out and getting entertained!
The Treasure Valley attracts top bands, musicians, plays, and other entertainment throughout the year at its many top-quality venues.
Are you all about history? Southwest Idaho has some fascinating history and a wide variety of museums to in which to explore it. Great for kids and adults of all ages, there are museums from aeronautics to zoology and everything in between.
Nestled against the foothills below Table Rock, adjacent to the Old Idaho State Penitentiary, the Idaho Botanical Gardens provide a peaceful escape into the beauty of native Idaho plants, flowers, trees and shrubs. There are different exhibits of seasonal plants, art and plant sculpture, and special plant collections at different times during the spring and summer. The Botanical Garden Hosts events throughout the year including concerts, classes, workshops, and other public events, as well as private events including weddings and parties.
At the corner of Cole and Franklin, near the Boise Town Square Mall, the Aquarium of Boise is a 10,000 square foot indoor facility with over 300 different species in 30+ major exhibits. The aquarium focuses on educating and inspiring conservation efforts of aquatic species and ecosystems.
Located in scenic Julia Davis park along the banks of the Boise River, Zoo Boise is fun, interactive city zoo housing both native and non-native species. Feed giraffes, growl at the big cats, check out the red panda, and check many other exotic animals -- all easy to see (unlike some larger city zoos).
The treasure valley has a variety of exciting professional and amateur sports venues for those that want to cheer on the home team!
In addition to professional sports teams and organization, we have a vibrant college sports scene in the Treasure Valley.