Things to Do in Boise for May

Monday, May 1, 2017

It's looking like Spring in Boise and there are plenty of things to do. Are you looking for things to do with your family in Boise? Here's a listing of some of the events happening in Boise for May:

  • May 4, 2017 - May the Fourth Be With You from 4 to 9 pm at the Boise Main Library. Come enjoy Star Wars themed arts and crafts, a virtual reality session where you will fight to defend the Millienial Falcon, and more. Click here for more information.
  • May 4, 2017 - Star Wars Day from 3 pm to 5 pm at the Boise Cole & Ustick Library. Come enjoy crafts, food, trivia and prizes. Click here for more information.
  • May 4, 2017 - Fettucine Forum "Singing Their Story - A Tribute to the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes" starting at 5:30 pm at Boise City Hall. FREE. Call 208-608-7041 for more details.
  • May 5, 2017 - Puppet Show: The Crocodile Who Didn't Like the Water at the Boise Main Library at 10:30 am for ages 2-5. Click here for more information.
  • May 6, 2017 - Puppet Show: The Crocodile Who Didn't Like the Water at the Boise Main Library at 2:00 pm for ages 2-5. Click here for more information.
  • May 6, 2017 - FREE Comic Book Day at any Boise Library. Come to any Boise Library from 10 am to 5pm and receive a free comic book (only one per person). For more information, click here
  • May 6, 2017 - Make a Fairy Garden at the Boise Library at Collister from 1 pm. Click here form more information. 
  • May 6, 2017 - Music at the Boise Cole & Ustick Library from 2 pm - 3 pm. Come enjoy some fun accordion music.
  • May 12, 2017 - National Public Gardens Day from 9 am to 7 pm at the Idaho Botanical Garden. FREE admission. Click here for more information.
  • May 12, 2017 - Dig into Idaho Geology from 12 pm to 9 pm at the Idaho Museum, of Mining and Geology. Free mineral for each child, museum mini tours and more. FREE. To find out more information, click here.
  • May 13, 2017 - Foothills Family Day: Sheep in the Foothills from 10 am to 1 pm. A monthy nature program with speakers, crafts and activities. To learn more, click here.
  • May 19-20th, 2017 - Russian Food Festival from 11 am to 8 pm (until 9 pm on Friday) at the St. Seraphim of Sarov Orthodox Church 872 N 29th St. Boise ID. Try traditional homemade Russian dishes and guided tours. FREE. Click here for more information.
  • May 20, 2017 - Famous Idaho Potato Marathon starting at 7 am at Lucky Peak State Park and the 10/5k at 10 am at Albertsons Headquarters. To find out more information and to register, please click here
  • May 20, 2017 - Watershed Weekend: Public Works Celebration from 10 am to 1 pm. Learn about the new curbside composting program, the geothermal system, and Boise River monitoring. Click here to learn more. 
  • May 27th - Bubble Run at the Expo Idaho. To find out more information and to register, please click here.
If you have a family fun event (in Boise area) coming up that you would like added, please click here.
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