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Winter Garden 6:00 pm
Winter Garden @ Idaho Botanical Garden
Nov 28 2019 @ 6:00 pm – Jan 4 2020 @ 7:00 pm
The 2019 Winter Garden Aglow at the Idaho Botanical Garden in Boise  will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, November 28, and run through Saturday, January 4. Go to idahobotanicalgarden.org for more details.
Saint Alphonsus Festival of Trees
Saint Alphonsus Festival of Trees
Nov 27 – Dec 1 all-day
The 36th anniversary of St. Al’s Festival of Trees is set for November 27 – December 1, with a gala on November 26 and a fashion show on December 2. Share in the magic as…
Canyon County Festival of Trees
Canyon County Festival of Trees @ Ford Idaho Center
Nov 29 – Dec 1 all-day
The Canyon County Festival of Trees is set for November 29 – December 1 at Ford Idaho Center. There will be vendor and craft booths, photos with Santa, a breakfast with Santa, and more. Go…
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The Nutcracker Ballet & Nutcracker Jr. 7:00 pm
The Nutcracker Ballet & Nutcracker Jr. @ Jewett Auditorium on the College of Idaho campus
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Eugene Ballet will present The Nutcracker Ballet at 7 p.m. December 3-4 in Jewett Auditorium on the College of Idaho campus in Caldwell. See the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier, fly away to…
The Nutcracker Ballet & Nutcracker Jr. 7:00 pm
The Nutcracker Ballet & Nutcracker Jr.
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Eugene Ballet will present The Nutcracker at 7 p.m. December 3-4 in Jewett Auditorium on the College of Idaho campus in Caldwell. Then, Nutcracker Jr. will be presented at 1 and 6 p.m. Thursday,…
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Winter Solstice Market 6:00 pm
Winter Solstice Market
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 21 @ 10:00 pm
Go to Indian Creek Plaza in Caldwell from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, December 21, and finish (or start) your holiday shopping as vendors show their goods. It’s the shortest day and the longest night…
Unlimited At Wahooz! Sponsored by Idaho Family Magazine!
Unlimited At Wahooz! Sponsored by Idaho Family Magazine!
Dec 4 all-day
Every Wednesday, get $10 off the Ultimate Unlimited or $8 off the Junior Ultimate
Boise Christmas Show 11:00 am
Boise Christmas Show
Dec 4 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
The annual Boise Christmas Show at Expo Idaho is set for December 6-8. Event hours are: Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit…
The Nutcracker Ballet & Nutcracker Jr. 7:00 pm
The Nutcracker Ballet & Nutcracker Jr. @ Jewett Auditorium on the College of Idaho campus
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Eugene Ballet will present The Nutcracker Ballet at 7 p.m. December 3-4 in Jewett Auditorium on the College of Idaho campus in Caldwell. See the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier, fly away to…
The Nutcracker Ballet & Nutcracker Jr. 7:00 pm
The Nutcracker Ballet & Nutcracker Jr.
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Eugene Ballet will present The Nutcracker at 7 p.m. December 3-4 in Jewett Auditorium on the College of Idaho campus in Caldwell. Then, Nutcracker Jr. will be presented at 1 and 6 p.m. Thursday,…
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Buy Idaho Holiday Market 1:00 pm
Buy Idaho Holiday Market
Dec 5 @ 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The 8th Annual Buy Idaho Holiday Market is set for 1 to 10 p.m. Thursday, December 5, at the Linen Building, 1402 W. Grove St. in Boise. There will be holiday festivities and fun, and…
Downtown Boise Santa 6:00 pm
Downtown Boise Santa
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Come tell Santa your Christmas wishes and get your picture taken with Old St. Nick at D.L. Evans Bank, 890 W. Main St. in Boise. The first Santa visits take place from 6 to 8…
Downtown Boise Santa 6:00 pm
Downtown Boise Santa
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Come tell Santa your Christmas wishes and get your picture taken with Old St. Nick at D.L. Evans Bank, 890 W. Main St. in Boise. The first Santa visits take place from 6 to 8…
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Winter Lights Parade & Christmas Tree Lighting in Meridian
Winter Lights Parade & Christmas Tree Lighting in Meridian
Dec 6 all-day
The City of Meridian will launch its celebration of the holiday season with the 7th Annual Winter Lights Parade & Christmas Tree Lighting (Generations Plaza on the corner of Main and Idaho streets) on Friday,…
National Believe Day Letter Drop-Off 4:45 pm
National Believe Day Letter Drop-Off
Dec 6 @ 4:45 pm
Macy’s holds an annual Believe campaign to get community members in the spirit of wishes and the holiday season. Macy’s will donate $1 for every letter written to Santa dropped off in-store — up to…
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Cookie Bear Pancake Breakfast & Gingerbread Festival 9:00 am
Cookie Bear Pancake Breakfast & Gingerbread Festival
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Decorate pancakes, make holiday crafts, and meet the Cookie Bear character for storytime, dancing and photos at his life-sized gingerbread house at the Galaxy Event Center at Wahooz from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, December…
Christmas Train Show 10:00 am
Christmas Train Show
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Everyone is welcome to stop in and see the Christmas Train Show at the main branch of Boise Public Library. The trains may be viewed from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, December 7, and…
Downtown Boise Santa 10:00 am
Downtown Boise Santa
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Come tell Santa your Christmas wishes and get your picture taken with Old St. Nick at D.L. Evans Bank, 890 W. Main St. in Boise. The first Santa visits take place from 6 to 8…
Downtown Boise Santa 10:00 am
Downtown Boise Santa
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Come tell Santa your Christmas wishes and get your picture taken with Old St. Nick at D.L. Evans Bank, 890 W. Main St. in Boise. The first Santa visits take place from 6 to 8…
Holiday Bazaar at the Elks Lodge 10:00 am
Holiday Bazaar at the Elks Lodge
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Stop by anytime from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, December 7, at the Boise Elks Lodge, 6608 W. Fairview Ave., and enjoy a free cup of hot chocolate or coffee and explore a variety…
Boise Christmas Show 11:00 am
Boise Christmas Show
Dec 7 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
The annual Boise Christmas Show at Expo Idaho is set for December 6-8. Event hours are: Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit…
Treasure Valley Night Light Parade 6:00 pm
Treasure Valley Night Light Parade
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The 17th annual Treasure Valley Night Light Parade kicks off at 6 p.m. Saturday, December 7, at O’Conner Field House in Caldwell. The parade will run along Blaine Street and end at 5th Avenue. For…
“Mele Kalikimaka: A World Celebration of Christmas” 7:30 pm
“Mele Kalikimaka: A World Celebration of Christmas”
Dec 7 @ 7:30 pm
Presented by Millennial Choirs & Orchestras, “A World Celebration of Christmas” will feature hundreds of musicians, youth choirs, a Grand Chorus, and a symphony orchestra all beginning at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, December 7, at the…
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Ice Show
Ice Show
Dec 8 all-day
The annual Ice Show co-produced by Idaho IceWorld and the Boise Figure Skating Club will be held Sunday, December 8, at times still to be determined. This show is professionally choreographed and features local youngsters.…
Santa Claws and Paws 10:00 am
Santa Claws and Paws
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Attend Santa Claws and Paws from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, December 8, at Bark n Purr, 1036 S. Vista Ave. in Boise. Get a memorable photo of your pet with Santa for $25…
Boise Christmas Show 11:00 am
Boise Christmas Show
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
The annual Boise Christmas Show at Expo Idaho is set for December 6-8. Event hours are: Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit…
Christmas Train Show 12:00 pm
Christmas Train Show
Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Everyone is welcome to stop in and see the Christmas Train Show at the main branch of Boise Public Library. The trains may be viewed from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, December 7, and…
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Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis 7:00 pm
Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm
A Mannheim Steamroller Christmas program will be presented Tuesday, December 10, at Ford Idaho Center in Nampa, beginning at 7 p.m. For tickets and other information, go to http://www.fordidahocenter.com/events/mannheim-steamroller-by-chip-davis.
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Unlimited At Wahooz! Sponsored by Idaho Family Magazine!
Unlimited At Wahooz! Sponsored by Idaho Family Magazine!
Dec 11 all-day
Every Wednesday, get $10 off the Ultimate Unlimited or $8 off the Junior Ultimate
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Who-Ville Holiday Night 6:00 pm
Who-Ville Holiday Night
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jack’s Urban Meeting Place in downtown Boise will be all decked out like Who-Ville for the holiday presentation of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, December 12. Attend the showing…
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JUMP Flavorful Fairytales 4:30 pm
JUMP Flavorful Fairytales
Dec 13 @ 4:30 pm
The December Flavorful Fairytales program at JUMP will center around the classic book, “The Mitten,” about several woodland creatures who all try to squeeze into one wool mitten to stay warm. The program begins at…
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Downtown Boise Santa 10:00 am
Downtown Boise Santa
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Come tell Santa your Christmas wishes and get your picture taken with Old St. Nick at D.L. Evans Bank, 890 W. Main St. in Boise. The first Santa visits take place from 6 to 8…
Downtown Boise Santa 10:00 am
Downtown Boise Santa
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Come tell Santa your Christmas wishes and get your picture taken with Old St. Nick at D.L. Evans Bank, 890 W. Main St. in Boise. The first Santa visits take place from 6 to 8…
Handmade Holiday 10:00 am
Handmade Holiday
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Meet Santa, sing carols, make wreaths, and create holiday decorations at the free Handmade Holiday event for the entire family from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, December 14, at the Dick Eardley Senior Center,…
Santa’s Rock Shop 12:00 pm
Santa’s Rock Shop
Dec 14 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology, 2455 Old Penitentiary Rd. in Boise, will host Santa’s Rock Shop from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, December 14. Find something for your special rock hound, including books,…
Santa’s Workshop 12:00 pm
Santa’s Workshop
Dec 14 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Children ages 3-12 are invited to spend 2 hours making holiday crafts, playing games and decorating cookies at Santa’s Workshop from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, December 14, at the Nampa Rec Center. Cost is…
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DIY Holiday Gifts: Spice Blends 6:00 pm
DIY Holiday Gifts: Spice Blends
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Finish up your holiday shopping by making four different spice blends in this hands-on program at JUMP in downtown Boise from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, December 17. Blends include mulling spice, ranch, Mexican spice,…
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Unlimited At Wahooz! Sponsored by Idaho Family Magazine!
Unlimited At Wahooz! Sponsored by Idaho Family Magazine!
Dec 18 all-day
Every Wednesday, get $10 off the Ultimate Unlimited or $8 off the Junior Ultimate
The Bell Ringer 7:00 pm
The Bell Ringer
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The new holiday rock opera The Bell Ringer will be performed at the Nampa Civic Center at 7 p.m. Wednesday, December 18. The show combines rock music with storytelling. The Bell Ringer centers around ideas…
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Ballet Idaho – The Nutcracker
Ballet Idaho – The Nutcracker
Dec 19 – Dec 23 all-day
Ballet Idaho’s beloved holiday classic, now with all new sets and costumes, will be perfomed at the Morrison Center December 19-23. More than 100 children from the Ballet Idaho Academy will grace the stage with…
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Christmas Light Tour 5:45 pm
Christmas Light Tour
Dec 20 @ 5:45 pm
Experience the beauty of Christmas through the sparkle of lights, with the Nampa Recreation Center’s Light Tour. The tour will visit spectacular light displays around Nampa and make a stop at Starbucks for warm beverages.…
The Nutcracker Suite 7:00 pm
The Nutcracker Suite
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Boise Ballet Academy will present The Nutcracker Suite at 7 p.m. Friday, December 20, at the Nampa Civic Center. For tickets and other information, go to nampaciviccenter.com.
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Bowling with Santa 10:00 am
Bowling with Santa
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Let the good times roll with the Jolly Old Elf and Mrs. Claus from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, December 21, at Pinz Bowling Center at Wahooz Family Fun Zone in Meridian. Kids will get…
Downtown Boise Santa 10:00 am
Downtown Boise Santa
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Come tell Santa your Christmas wishes and get your picture taken with Old St. Nick at D.L. Evans Bank, 890 W. Main St. in Boise. The first Santa visits take place from 6 to 8…
Downtown Boise Santa 10:00 am
Downtown Boise Santa
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Come tell Santa your Christmas wishes and get your picture taken with Old St. Nick at D.L. Evans Bank, 890 W. Main St. in Boise. The first Santa visits take place from 6 to 8…
Procrastinator’s Dream Christmas at Ford Idaho Center 10:00 am
Procrastinator’s Dream Christmas at Ford Idaho Center
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
This event is set for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, December 21, at Ford Idaho Center in Nampa. Highlights include more than 200 vendors, glass art, stone and woodworking, treats, a scavenger hunt, live…
WaterShed Weekend 10:00 am
WaterShed Weekend @ Boise WaterShed
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Join the Boise WaterShed every third Saturday of the month for nature and art activities the whole family will enjoy. Activities take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is free, and no pre-registration…
Christmas Light Tour 5:45 pm
Christmas Light Tour
Dec 21 @ 5:45 pm
Experience the beauty of Christmas through the sparkle of lights, with the Nampa Recreation Center’s Light Tour. The tour will visit spectacular light displays around Nampa and make a stop at Starbucks for warm beverages.…
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Unlimited At Wahooz! Sponsored by Idaho Family Magazine!
Unlimited At Wahooz! Sponsored by Idaho Family Magazine!
Dec 25 all-day
Every Wednesday, get $10 off the Ultimate Unlimited or $8 off the Junior Ultimate
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Noon Year’s Eve Party 10:00 am
Noon Year’s Eve Party
Dec 31 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The entire family can celebrate New Year’s without staying up late at Wahooz in Meridian from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. December 31. Enjoy all kinds of games, then participate in the countdown at noon,…
Noon Year’s Eve 11:30 am
Noon Year’s Eve
Dec 31 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Can’t stay up until midnight? Come ring in the new year in a kid-friendly way with crafts, treats and a big countdown to noon. Everyone is welcome at the Library! at Cole & Ustick from…
Wahooz New Year’s Eve Party 5:00 pm
Wahooz New Year’s Eve Party
Dec 31 @ 5:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with the whole family from 5 p.m. to midnight December 31, at Wahooz, Pinz, and the Indoor Adventure Park. There will be all kinds of games and an all-you-can-eat pizza buffet.…

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