Visit Ballet Idaho
Watch one of Ballet Idaho’s festive shows including, “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” and “The Nutcracker”.
Go holiday shopping
Visit JUMP to shop the Wintery Market for local artisan goods or head to get wintry decor at Edwards Greenhouse.
Catch a classic holiday flick at the famous Egyptian Theatre
There are so many fun holiday showings at the Egyptian Theatre downtown Boise. Plus, they have a bar so you can bring your snacks and drink into the theatre.
Attend an Idaho Steelheads Hockey Game
Cheer on the Idaho Steelheads this winter. And remember that Wednesday nights are $2 beer nights.
Scentsy HQ puts on a free light walk with 45-miles of lights all season long. It’s become a fun annual winter event and is a wonderful way to get in the festive spirit!
The Village at Meridian
The Village is decked out for the holidays every year and they have a lot of different winter events including live music, ice skating, tree lightings, and much more!
Christmas in Color
Feel like social distancing? Christmas in Color is a wonderful light show you can drive through. All the lights go to the music on the radio station you have on in your car.
Feel like getting out of town?
Visit the hot springs
Go to the Idaho City Hot Springs and have a nice soak outside the city!
Go to the Indian Creek Plaza Lights
Visit Caldwell for a festive night of lights and ice skating. you can make a reservation and popular Amano for dinner as well.
Attend the McCall Winter Carnival
Make a trip up to McCall for the famous Winter Carnival!
Stay in a Backcountry Yurt
Just north of Boise there are quite a few backcountry yurts in Idaho and near Boise. This is a great option if you feel like getting away for a weekend. Try the yurts in Idaho City or near McCall and Cascade, Idaho.
Go on a sleigh ride
Feel like riding on a sleigh with reindeer? Check out Idaho Sleigh Rides in Garden Valley!
Watch the Idaho Dog Sled Competition
Head up to Cascade, Idaho to see the famous dog sled qualifiers for the Iditarod!
Despite being a great place to visit in the Fall, Spring and Summer, Idaho winters can’t be beaten. Know of any other great activities to do in Boise during the winter? Please let me know in the comments!