Where To Play In Boise March 4-10: A Week of Cultural Immersion and Entertainment

Boise, a city known for its vibrant culture, scenic beauty, and many events, will host a series of engaging activities this week. There's something for everyone in this bustling Idaho city, from art exhibitions to sports events and musical performances to festivals. Let's dive into the highlights of Boise's event calendar, designed to cater to locals and visitors alike.


40th Annual Capitol Rotunda Art Show

Date: Opens on March 2nd  

Location: Idaho State Capitol (4th Floor Rotunda)

Kicking off the week is the 40th Annual Capitol Rotunda Art Show, where the creativity and talent of local artists complement the grandeur of the Idaho State Capitol. This event is a must-visit for art enthusiasts and those looking to immerse themselves in Boise's rich cultural tapestry.

 Boise State Men's Basketball

Date: March 5, 9:00 pm  

Location: ExtraMile Arena

Sports fans, rejoice! Catch the Boise State Men's Basketball team at the ExtraMile Arena. Experience the thrill of the game and support your team in what promises to be a heart-pounding match.

 First Thursday

Date: March 7, 5:00-9:00 pm  

Location: Downtown Boise

Downtown Boise comes alive on the First Thursday of every month, with local galleries, shops, and restaurants opening their doors for a special evening of exhibitions, shopping, and dining. Explore the heart of Boise and discover unique finds and artworks.

Broadway in Boise: Mean Girls

Date: March 8-10  

Location: Morrison Center

Get ready for a dose of laughter, wit, and nostalgia as "Mean Girls" takes the stage at the Morrison Center. This Broadway hit brings the beloved movie to life with its sharp humor and catchy tunes.

Illumibrate: Dreams (A Light & Color Festival)

Date: March 9, 11:00 am - 11:00 pm  

Location: JUMP (Jack's Urban Meeting Place)

Illumibrate: Dreams is a festival of light and color that promises an unforgettable experience. Hosted at JUMP, this event features interactive installations, performances, and art pieces that explore the theme of dreams.

Big Sky Men’s & Women’s Basketball Championships

Date: March 9-13  

Location: Idaho Central Arena

The excitement continues with the Big Sky Men's & Women's Basketball Championships at the Idaho Central Arena—witness top collegiate teams battle for the championship title in this highly anticipated event.

Family Second Saturday: Flower Power

Date: March 9, 12:00-3:00 pm  

Location: Idaho State Museum

Family Second Saturday at the Idaho State Museum is perfect for families seeking educational fun. This month's theme, "Flower Power," offers interactive activities and learning opportunities centered around flora.

Boise Phil: Night at the (Musical) Museum

Date: March 9, 7:30 pm  

Location: Idaho State Museum

Enjoy a night of exquisite music with the Boise Philharmonic's exceptional performance at the Idaho State Museum. This unique setting promises an evening of cultural enrichment and auditory delight.

Sunset Sessions

Date: March 9, 1:30-4:30 pm  

Location: Bogus Basin (Pioneer Lodge - 3rd floor)

Wrap up the week with Sunset Sessions at Bogus Basin. Enjoy live music, breathtaking views, and a cozy atmosphere at the Pioneer Lodge, making for a perfect Saturday afternoon.