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Holiday Festivities in the City of Trees

This month, there are many activities and events happening around our city to get you into the spirit. From crafts to concerts, there's something for everyone to enjoy. See what's in store for you and your family.

Santa greeting children



Boise Depot's Holiday Open House

Boise Depot | December 13, 2018, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Join us for Story time with Santa (at 6:30 p.m.), bring a new toy to donate for Toys for Tots, and enjoy the festivities at the historic Boise Depot!

Holiday Parties at Your Public Library!

Come experience what our Library! has in store for you - from holiday socials to sing alongs, the holiday spirit is alive and well at the Library! Click the link below for additional details, including times and locations.


Music for your Travels

Boise Airport | December 8 - 22

The Boise Airport will be hosting carolers and concerts to bring holiday cheer to weary travelers this season. See the schedule below:

  • December 8 - 7:00 p.m. and 8:15 p.m.
  • December 15 - 5:00 p.m.
  • December 21 - 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.
  • December 22 - 1:00 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.
Child looking at soldier



Toys for Tots & The Idaho Foodbank

All Boise Fire Stations | Now - December 20

All Boise City Fire Stations will host Toys for Tots collection boxes for people to drop off new toys for children in need. There will also be boxes to collect food items for the Idaho Foodbank to help families in our community.

Gifts for Art Lovers

James Castle House | Ongoing

Looking for fresh gift ideas? Explore the James Castle House General Store and find a collection of jewelry, home goods, books, and more – all inspired by James Castle and his House. Even better, feel good knowing that every purchase made at the General Store helps fund ongoing programming and conservation work on site. Open Thursday – Saturday, 11-6 p.m.


Holiday Crafts at the Library!

At your local Library throughout December

Bring your creative holiday energy to the Library! where you'll find a variety of classes to teach you how to make everything from ornaments to snowflakes. Click the link for a full calendar of activities at your local Library!


Handmade Holiday

Dick Eardley Senior Center | December 15, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Come join us at the Dick Eardley Senior Center for carols, a visit from Santa and all the crafts your heart can handle! All proceeds benefit Boise Environmental Education programs.

Published: December 06, 2018