Boise’s festivals and events encompass a good amount of literature, film, fairs, and art. Come December and the city lights up with all the festive glee, for Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New Year.
The Idaho Shakespeare Festival, draws literature enthusiasts from all over the world, during summer. The festival also witnesses theatre performances at the base of the Boise foothills. The Hyde Park Fair, held every August is an exhilarating fair with some superb indie rock bands’ performances along with various hippie cultured events, as well as clothing and accessories.
Popular film festivals include - Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour US from January to February, Treefort Music Fest in March, Salsa Idaho Festival and the Boise Music Festival in June among many other interesting ones.