Spring is creeping its way toward the Treasure Valley this month, and Boise residents are ready to get outside again and enjoy their beautiful city. The City of Trees has some exciting events lined up this month, including the growing Treefort Music Fest, plenty of shows and activities, and some spring-inspired fun, too. There’s something for everyone on the calendar this month, so there’s no reason to be bored!
Idaho Sportsman Show | Expo Idaho
February 28-March 3
Outdoor enthusiasts of all ages should head to Expo Idaho between Friday, February 28th and Sunday, March 3rd for the Idaho Sportsman Show. This gear-filled weekend will give you all the tips, tricks, and tools you need for fishing, hunting, and more. Bring the kids along to enjoy a live trout pond, archery, and more activities. Learn more.
Les Bois Film Festival | Egyptian Theater
The Les Bois Film Festival returns for another year at the historic Egyptian Theater in downtown Boise. This nature-focused film festival screens many Idaho filmmakers and films about western land issues, environmental concerns, and the natural world. This event is family-friendly and homegrown, so don’t miss out. Learn more.
Boise State Basketball Home Games | Taco Bell Arena
March 2, 4, 9
In preparation for March Madness, catch the last few Boise State basketball home games of the season. The men’s team plays Air Force on March 9th at Taco Bell Arena, while the women’s team faces off against UNLV and Mexico at home this month. Men’s schedule & Women’s schedule.
Les Bois 10k | Fort Boise
The annual Les Bois 10k is a popular trail run that utilizes the beautiful trails around Military Reserve Area. This out-and-back course is challenging and a good trail run training course beginning at Fort Boise Park. Learn more.
WICKED | Morrison Center
The Broadway sensation, WICKED, returns to the stage at the Morrison Center for the Performing Arts this month, ready to delight audiences all over again. WICKED tells the story of the witches of Oz, but from a completely different angle. Full of humor, friendship, poignancy, and excitement, the true untold story of the witches of Oz is one you won’t soon forget. Learn more.
Idaho Steelheads Home Games | CenturyLink Arena
March 6, 8, 9, 27, 29, 30
Your Idaho Steelheads hockey team will be playing six home games in March, which means you have six chances for some thrilling entertainment on ice. Invite some friends out to CenturyLink Arena and catch an exciting hockey game this month while the Steelheads face off against teams like the Utah Grizzlies and the Witchita Thunder. Learn more.
First Thursday | Downtown Boise
Downtown Boise comes alive every first Thursday of the month. Downtown merchants offer discounts, shows, live music, specials, tastings, events, and much more on the first Thursday of every month. Experience downtown’s tastes, smells, and sights this March in a new way. Learn more.
St. Patrick’s Day Fun Run | Julia Davis Park
The YMCA of the Treasure Valley has partnered with Idaho Central Credit Union to present the 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Fun Run. Get dressed up in head-to-toe green or don your Leprechaun outfit, because they’ll be awarding prizes to the best-dressed runners. Choose from a 5-mile course, a 5k, or Leprechaun Loop Mile Run. Learn more.
Spring Break Day Camp | Zoo Boise
Spring break is coming up, and what better way for your kids to spend their free time than with the residents of Zoo Boise? There are two separates camps, one for kids grades 2-6 and another for kids grades 7-10. The day camps will include a wide variety of activities including guided tours, crafts, educational talks with zookeepers, and experiments. Secure your spot! Learn more.
Treefort Music Festival | Various Locations
The growing Boise-based music festival, Treefort, is back and it’s better than ever. In its 8th year, Treefort is quickly becoming a mainstay in the music festival world and bringing hundreds of bands to the Boise stage. No matter what your musical preference is, you’ll find it at a Treefort venue. Plus, many non-music events happen throughout the week, including Storyfort, Yogafort, Alefort, Foodfort, and more. Learn more.
Boise Flower and Garden Show | Boise Centre
Kick off spring by getting your hands dirty (in the best way) at the Boise Flower and Garden Show! The 23rd annual Boise Flower and Garden Show will bring you more of the lawn, garden, and outdoor entertaining tips you need to make your landscape beautiful. Learn from garden experts, browse the latest in pest control and watering solutions, and get ready for another year of gardening. Learn more.
Spring BAM Jam 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament | Borah High School
Boise’s BAM Jam 3-on-3 basketball tournament is back this year and the perfect place to vent all your pent-up energy from being indoors the past few months. Participate or watch in various tournaments throughout the weekend, including a slam dunk competition and more. Learn more.