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Ustick In Bloom

This neighborhood event is brought to you by Energize Our Neighborhoods and the West Valley Neighborhood Association.

Ustick in Bloom


Energize Our Neighborhoods is a collaboration between Boise’s residents, public and private partners, and the City to keep our neighborhoods unique and desirable. It focuses on aligning community resources to improve livability and make measurable change. And with help from the West Valley Neighborhood Association, together they present Ustick in Bloom - a community celebration in Redwood Park on May 12.

This event will bring together all the elements that make the West Valley Neighborhood vibrant: food, music, artisans and more!


Event Information

  • Date: Saturday, May 12th
  • Location: Redwood Park, 2675 N Shamrock Ave, Boise, ID 83713
  • Event Time: 5pm – 9pm

5:00 p.m. Ustick Beautification Project Dedication
Everyone is invited to join Mayor David Bieter and the West Valley Neighborhood Association board for the dedication of the Ustick Beautification Project in front of the historic mercantile and bank buildings at Mumbarto and Ustick.

5:30 p.m. Neighborhood Celebration
Join the celebration at Redwood Park! The event features live music, food trucks, local artisans and vendors, community resources and kid's activities facilitated by the Parks & Recreation Mobile Rec team. The evening will conclude with a Movie Under the Stars, so plan to bring your family and picnic blankets and join the fun!

In an effort to protect our natural resources and promote sustainability, all attendees are encouraged to bring a re-usable water bottle (filling stations will be available - no bottled water will be sold) and ride bikes, walk or carpool to the event. Bike parking will be provided, and limited on-street parking is available.

Vendor and Performer Information

Are you interested in being a part of the Ustick in Bloom neighborhood event? This exciting event in Boise’s West Valley area will include vendors, resource tables, food, entertainment, activities for children and a movie in the park. 

Application deadline is April 9, 2018.  Those selected to participate will be notified on Friday, April 13, 2018. If selected, you will receive additional information and details about setup and logistics.

Performer Information

  • Come showcase your talents! We’re looking for music, dancing and more. Types and duration of performances can vary and all groups and talents are encouraged to apply.
  • The event will take place outdoors, regardless of weather. 
  • Performers will have use of one uncovered stage.
  • Performance times: 5:30 – 8:30 pm

Vendor Information

  • This event is a unique opportunity for vendors to showcase and sell their goods without paying a booth fee. 
  • The event will take place outdoors, regardless of weather.
  • A 10 x 10 booth station that includes a canopy, 6-foot table and 2 chairs will be provided free of charge.
  • There is no access to electricity. You will need to provide your own source if needed.
  • Vendor setup can begin at 3pm

Published: March 20, 2018