Things to Do in Boise for October

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Are you looking for things to do in Boise? Here's a listing of some of the events happening in Boise
(area) for October:
  • October 1-2, 2016 - Idaho Botanical Gardens Fall Harvest Festival from 12 pm-6 pm. Celebrate fall with live music, wagon rides, scarecrow stroll and more. Admission rates apply. Click here for more details.
  • October 1, 2016 - Boise Meets World 5K at Ann Morrison Park. Click here for more information. 
  • October 1, 2016 - Grandparents Day at the Farmstead Corn Maze Grandparents get in free with paid admission of a grandchild. To learn more, click here.
  • October 1, 2016 - Foothills 50k Frenzy. Click here for more information.
  • October 3-4, 2016 - Idaho Youth Barbershop Festival at 6:30 pm at the Morrison Center. FREE. Click here for more information.
  • October 7-8, 2016 Bronco Triathlon at Boise State University. Click here for more information.
  • October 7, 2016 - Bunnicula Puppet Show for children up to 6 years at the Boise Main Library at 10:30 am. FREE event. 
  • October 8, 2016 - Bunnicula Puppet Show for children up to 6 years at the Boise Main Library at 2 pm. FREE event. 
  • October 8, 2016 - Hometown Heroes Day at the Farmstead Corn Maze from 12 pm to 5 pm. Idaho police officers, firemen, paramedics, active or retired military can get in FREE to the corn maze by using one of the limited FREE admission tickets. To learn more, click here
  • October 8, 2016 - Sing Along with Don Ritchey at the Boise Library Main Library at 11 am. 
  • October 8, 2016 - Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k at the Ann Morrison Park. Click here to sign-up and learn more.
  • October 9, 2016 - City of Trees Marathon and Half Marathon at the Parkcenter Park. Click here for more information and to sign-up.
  • October 11, 2016 - DIY Halloween Lanterns at the Boise Library Main Library from 6 to 7 pm. Bring a glass jar and come to the library to make a lantern. Click here for more information.
  • October 13, 2016 - Cult Horror Movie Night at the Boise Library Main Library from 6:30 to 9 pm. 18+. Click here for more information.
  • October 13, 2016 - Harrison Classic Kids Run (from ages 13 and under) at McAuley Park. To learn more, click here.
  • October 14-16, 21-23 - Zoo Boise Spooktacular Enjoy the Zoo dressed up for Halloween with various activities. To learn more, click here.
  • October 18, 2016 - Creatures of the Night at the Boise Library Cole and Ustick from 7 to 8 pm. Come learn about nocturnal animals. Appropriate for preschool to sixth graders. Click here for more information.
  • October 18, 2016 - Creep Week: Food Preparation for the Zombie Apocalypse at the Boise Library Collister Branch from 7 to 9 pm. Learn about food dehydration and preservation. Click here for more information.
  • October 19, 2016 - Medicare 101 at the Boise Library Main Library from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Learn about the steps to enroll in Medicare and the different types. Click here for more information.
  • October 19, 2016 - Creep Week: Self Defense at the Boise Collister Library from 7 to 9 pm. Come and learn the basics of self defense. Click here for more information.
  • October 19, 2016 - Creep Week: Ghost Hunting in Idaho at the Boise Collister Library from 7 to 9 pm. Come and learn about the paranormal in Idaho. Click here for more information.
  • October 25, 2016 - Harvest Fest Week: Cult Movie and Horror Film at the Boise Ustick and Cole Library from 6:30 to 8 pm. Come watch a horror flick. Adults Only. Click here for more information.
  • October 26, 2016 - Harvest Fest Week: Family Craft Night at the Boise Ustick and Cole Library from 6:30 to 8 pm. Come and make a Halloween craft. Click here for more information.
  • October 27, 2016 - Harvest Fest Week: Carving Pumpkins at the Boise Ustick and Cole Library from 6:30 to 8 pm. Come turn a pumpkin into a jack-o-lantern. Pumpkins on a first come served basis. Click here for more information.
  • October 29, 2016 - Halloween Party at the Boise Ustick and Cole Library from 2 to 4 pm. Come dressed in Halloween Costumes for a fun Halloween party. Click here for more information. 
  • October 29, 2016 - Linder Farms Fun Run at Linder Farms. To learn more, click here.
  • October 29, 2016 - Halloween Run at the Ann Morrison Park starting at 5:30 pm. Choose between 1 mile or 5k run. To sign up and register, click here.
  • October 30, 2016 - Onward Shay 1/2 and full marathon. Click here for more information.
Made With Love By The Dutch Lady Designs