Where to Eat and Events in Boise

It's AUGUST! Summer is coming to a close, but that doesn't mean there is any shortage of fun things to do in Boise. Get out and enjoy all that Boise has to offer! If you haven't had the chance to see dozens of hot air balloons over the Boise skyline at sunrise, make sure you're at this event! So mark your calendars and watch balloons take flight from Ann Morrison Park on August 31st, a 5 day festival over Labor Day weekend.  You will also don't miss the preparation for the Best Soul Food in Boise! Spend a day eating lots of food in Boise, spending time with friends and family, and shopping at the different retail vendors.

There is so much to do in Boise in August! So get out and enjoy the fantastic food, music, and more!  

Make sure to dine out at the best local recommendations with https://theeatguide.com/directory/categories/boise-restaurants/.


It's time to Celebrate! The 2022 Boise Soul Food Festival is here!

Boise Soul Food Festival

August 13, Saturday 11 AM - 8 PM at Julia Davis Park-700 South Capitol Blvd. Boise Idaho 83702

Let's talk food! What's your favorite Soul Food Dish? Come and taste some of the best soul food in Boise! Head to Julia Davis Park to enjoy incredible food and live music. Read more.

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What's your favorite Soul Food Dish?

Come hungry, bring friends and family, and prepare for a beautiful sun day!

Come to check out local retail food vendors at the Boise Soul Food Festival, 11-7 at J. Head to Julia Davis Park to enjoy incredible food and live music. 

While you enjoy the festival, check out Madmac, one of the retail food vendors and a proud partner of the Boise Food Festival. Click here for their food truck schedule.


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It's more fun in Boise!

The Spirit of Boise Balloon is Back!

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 -Sunday, September 4, 2022

Ann Morrison Park, Boise

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! The Boise Balloon Classic is returning to the heart of Boise! Watch balloons take flight from Ann Morrison Park on August 31st, a five-day festival over Labor Day weekend.  Balloons take off at sunrise each morning. This is genuinely a Boise classic signaling summer's end and fall transition. More info.

Want to visit and need a place to stay? Check out some short-term rentals in the area available for daily, weekly & monthly stays. Read more.


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Experience First Thursday! Treat yourself to a fun night! Visit Downtown Boise!

First Thursday of May, June, August, September, and October 2022

| Shows run between 5 pm – 9 pm

  On the First Thursday of each month, experience food, art, shopping, dining, live music, family activities, and entertainment in a special and unique way you'll only find Downtown. Visit this link for more activities Downtown.

 Stop into your favorite food establishment or check out someplace new! Check out Bodovino wine bar here.

Bodovino in Downtown Boise is a total wine experience. Guests can take a tasting tour of the world and enjoy a sampling of 144 bottles of wines by the glass through our Wine Emotion machines or choose from over 200 wines by the bottle.

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It’s FIRST THURSDAY in Downtown Boise! This means FREE WINE at Bodovino!

Get $5 free for every $20 you load on your wine card today!! Enjoy and have fun!