As your summer days come to a close and the kids are getting anxious to go back to school, check out these “end of summer events” around the valley to end your summer with a bang!

Tour of Boise

September 28th @ 1pm in Julia Davis Park. Find the treasures of the Treasure Valley with this family oriented scavenger hunt that includes map reading and searching for clues in the sights, sounds, and history of Boise.

Good luck!

For tickets visit:


23rd annual Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic

Enjoy 5 days of spectacular sights and family fun with hot air balloons in Ann Morrison Park.

Admission is free.

8/27: Inflation day and “Kids Day” @ 7:10 am 15 balloons

8/28: Inflation and lift off! @ 7:10 am 20 balloons

8/29: Nite Glow and VIP day @ dusk. Music, food, activities. 50 balloons

8/30: Inflation and lift off! @ 7:10 am 20 balloons

8/31: The Great Launch. 50 balloons will take off in a 2 minute interval for a marvelous finale!

For more information on the schedule visit:           



Warbird Roundup

At the Warhawk Air Museum August 30-31 @ 9-4 catch a glimpse of history and watch flying shows featuring the p-38 Lightning and F4U-1A Corsair and others!



Slide the City

August 30th 12-5 pm

1000 feet of soapy vinyl is calling your name.

Go slide over 3 football fields of water on an inner tube and enjoy a big water party!

Slide the City is charity partners with The Ronald McDonald House.

Visit: to sign up to slide or to be a volunteer.


Hiking/ horseback riding/ mountain biking/ rafting, etc.

See: for you outdoor adventure seekers

Discover the richness Idaho has to offer in this category to end your summer right.


Western Idaho Fair

August 15-24 enjoy the Fair @ 5610 Glenwood, Boise, ID 83714.

Hours are 8 am-11 pm except closing day (12pm-9 pm).

Monday is Family Day which means alcohol and smoking free on the 18th.

Explore the hundreds of events, rides, concerts, and entertainment available.

Visit: for the schedule and more info!


Enjoy your summer in wonderful Idaho! We love it here!