Things to Do in Boise in May

Friday, May 1, 2015

Here are some events in and around Boise for the month of May:

Boise Co-op Event
May 1, 2015 - Boise Co-op - 4:30 to 7:30 pm
Free live music, tastings and discounted memberships. Tambalka performs.

Cinco de Mayo Celebration at the Art Zone 208
May 1, 2015 - 3313 N. Cole Rd Boise, ID - 6 to 9 pm
Art, Food and Music, FREE


Family Pet Expo, Kids Fun Fest, Experience Idaho
May 2, 2015 - 5610 N. Glenwood St. Garden City, ID
Bouncy houses, Exhibits, Pet Information, Rock Climbing Wall, Petting Zoo, Face Petting, Dance Demos, Admission $5 for 6+, 6 and under free


Serenata Orchestra's KY Derby Pops
May 2, 2015 - 701 E Boise Ave Boise, ID - 2 pm
Enjoy music and wear your favorite Derby outfit. FREE

National Day of Prayer State Rally
May 7, 2015 - Idaho State Capitol 700 W Jefferson St. Boise, ID - 12 to 1 pm
Listen to the State Prayer Proclamation being read and circle the capitol in prayer. FREE

National Public Gardens Day
May 8, 2015 - Idaho Botanical Garden 2355 Old Pententiary Rd, Boise, ID - 9 am to 8 pm
FREE admission to the Botanical Garden

Race for the Cure
May 9, 2015 - 5K and walk, 250 E Park Ctr. Blvd Boise, ID

Kara Richardson Whitely: My Journey Up Kilimanjaro at 300 Pounds
May 11, 2015 - Boise Main Library - 7 pm
Whitely hiked Kilimanjaro three times while weighing 300 pounds. She will share her story and encourage others to move their own mountains.

Boise Philharmonic Woodwind Quintet and Guest Vocalists
May 16, 2015 - St. Michael's Cathedral 518 N 8th St. Boise, ID - 11 am
Admission: $15 for Adults, $10 for 12 and under

Bike Rodeo
May 16, 2015 - Library! at Cole and Ustick - 2 to 3 pm
Come to the Library to learn proper cycling techniques and go through 8 obstacles from two uniformed Boise police officers.

Easy Stargazing
May 20, 2015 - Boise Library at Hillcrest Branch - 7 pm
Learn how to look for star clusters, satellites and meteors.

Black Light Bubble Run
May 23, 2015 - 5k Run

Famous Idaho Potato Marathon 
May, 30, 2015 (varies)

50th Commeration of the Vietnam War
May 30, 2015 - 201 Municipal Dr. Nampa, ID 83687 - 9:30 am to 1 pm
The Warhawk Museum and the Department of Defense created a special event on the Vietnam War. There will be six symposiums to honor veterans and teach visitors about war.

Lions Annual Doxie Stroll n' Show
May 30, 2015 - Winstead Park, 6150 W. Northview St. - Event at 10 am

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