Where is Boise, Idaho located and what is there to do? Boise is the capital city of Idaho and is located around the Boises River in southwestern Idaho. It is commonly known as Treasure Valley and includes five counties with an estimated population of 664,422. Boise is mostly known for Boise State University and the historic downtown, but beyond those two things there is so much more to the city. A quick list includes shopping, visiting parks and the State Capitol Building, and experiencing indoor and outdoor entertainment.
Here are the top five entertainment activity idea’s to do in Boise:
First, is the Egyptian Theater. It is one of the last single-screen theaters in Boise. The theater houses classic film nights, opera shows, concerts, and festivals. It’s the perfect spot for a romantic date night.
Knitting Factory Concert House
Next, is the Knitting Factory Concert House. It is a music venue showcasing live music every week. It hosts big-name bands like GooGoo Dolls, Imagine Dragons and Styx. The Concert House also offers food during concerts.
Third, is the Boise Spectrum. It is home to Edwards Cinema which includes an IMAX theater. The spectrum has recently been updated with better features and restaurants.
Idaho Shakespeare Festival
Another great option is the Idaho Shakespeare Festival. It is an outdoor amphitheater that has plays from May 2017 through October 2017. The amphitheater seats 770 persons. Some of the summer plays include the The Hunchback of Notre Dame, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Hamlet.
Last, is the Boise Philharmonic symphony. It is Idaho’s largest and oldest performing arts organization. The symphony performs fourteen concerts per season and has about 80 professional members. Concerts are held at the Morrison Center in Nampa, Idaho.