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MAY EVENTS

in the Treasure Valley

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May 2-5

IDAHO GIVES

Idaho Gives – a program of the Idaho Nonprofit Center and powered by ICCU – is designed to bring the state together, raising money and awareness for Idaho nonprofits. Donations can be collected from May 2 - May 5.

 

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May 6 - 7

ANIMAL DAYS AT SHINDIG FARMS

Come check out the Texas Long Horn, Alpacas, Bunnies, Calves, Chicks - and play on the jump pad or ride the mechanical bull and MUCH MORE!

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May 5

SUPERSIZED FIRST THURSDAY

Treat yourself to a fun night with your favorite downtown retailers, services, watering holes and restaurants by browsing the listings below and making a plan to enjoy the places that make Downtown Boise the special place that it is.

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May 5

Cinco de Mayo at Indian Creek Plaza

Spicy food, energetic dancing, a burro, and bands - expect one of those fast-paced events that will have your sombrero flying off in a frenzy. Grab your friends and join us for some fiesta fun at Cinco de Mayo. Food, entertainment, and delicious beverages! There will also be a taco taste-off competition so be sure to bring your taste buds.

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May 6

LOWE FAMILY FARMSTEAD SPRING ON THE FARM

Spring on the Farm at Lowe Family Farmstead. Delicious food, fresh cut flowers, and so many farm animals to see, pet, and feed! There will be an All-star Stunt Dog Show, and fun farm activities for visitors of all ages!

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May 7 - 22

2022 BOISE PARADE OF HOMES

Come tour the newest floor plans and innovative products by Boise's best builders on May 7-May 22. Open Tuesday-Thursday 5-8 and Friday-Sunday 12-8. Tickets are required but complementary. Go to boiseparadeofhomes.com to print or download your ticket to show at each home.

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Shopping

May 7

GIRL’S DAY OUT EXPO

Grab your mom, daughters, friends and coworkers for a day dedicated to women!  You'll enjoy a unique, intimate and festive shopping experience where you can sip, browse and shop for hours.  

There are over 75 exhibits displaying beautiful handcrafted jewelry, sweet and savory treats, arts, home decor, apparel, beauty products and services from the best local businesses in the Treasure Valley!  You'll love beating those winter blues with your best friends by your side.  Unwind and treat yourself at this FREE event that celebrates womanhood and empowers ladies to make informed decisions about local lifestyle choices!

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May 7

MOTHER'S DAY BUILD + BRUNCH - DIY FARMHOUSE CHARCUTERIE BOARD

Bring your mom to a very special two-part Mother's Day workshop!

Cyd from Hammer & Stain will work with you to build one wood and slate farmhouse-style charcuterie tray with handles.

Christina from Say Cheese will teach you to make one beautiful and delicious brunch charcuterie board, which includes cheese, charcuterie, fruit, pastries, and sweet/salty snacks.

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Wine and Cheese
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May 7

EAGLE SATURDAY MARKET OPENING DAY!

The 20th Season of the Eagle Saturday Market is here! It will be held in Downtown Eagle at Heritage Park from 9am - 2pm on May 7th for talented vendors, tasty food and live music! The market runs every Saturday May 7th through October 1st from 9am - 2pm. Live music begins at 10am. There will be no market on July 2nd and 9th.

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May 7

MOTHER’S DAY MARKET AT INDIAN CREEK

Indian Creek Plaza transforms into a bountiful outdoor market. Come sip on mimosas, listen to live music, and shop around. With over 30 different vendors you will be sure to find the perfect gift for the Mom in your life! Bring all the girls to celebrate sisterhood and friendship.

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Mother Daughter Portrait
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May 8 

MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH AT TWIGS BIST

3 course plated brunch menu
Adults $42
Children $18


3 course plated dinner menu
3:30 pm - close

Reservations required!

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May 7 & 8

MOM'S WEEKEND AT WILLIAMSON'S ORCHARDS AND VINEYARDS 

The family and staff at Williamson’s want to help you pamper the special lady in your life. Join us for wine, food truck, outdoor craft fair, lawn games, crafting for kids and more!

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Band Performing

May 14

NAMPA FARMER’S MARKET

Nampa Farmers Market is a Weekly Community Gathering with Live Music, Vendors, and Food, in an Outdoor Open Air Setting. We have several Special Events scheduled thru out the Season.

Nampa Farmers Market Runs Every Saturday 9-1 Rain or Shine April-December.

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MAY 14

MUSTARD SEED SPRING MARKET & VINTAGE CAR SHOW 

Shop parking lot vendors with items from vintage & unique finds, Spring & garden, yard art, wood & metal, home decor, Idaho-themed, hand-made, reclaimed creations & more! Don't forget the shop filled to the brim with vintage, antique, unique finds, home decor, Idaho items and more.
PLUS....check out some amazing local vintage cars!

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Vintage Cars
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MAY 15

36TH STREET SUNDAY MARKET

Come down each Sunday (beginning March 6th) to support local farmers and businesses! Vendors range from spices, artwork, fruits, veggies, meats, cheeses, and so much more! The market will be inside (so that means rain -or- shine) and they will be serving up award winning beer with deals on beer to-go. Different options for food and coffee will be available each week, as well!

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MAY 17

TUESDAYS ON THE CREEK

Spend your ‘Tuesdays on the Creek’ in downtown Caldwell! This 20-week event series includes live music from local and touring artists. This event is held in conjunction with the Farm to Fork Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the music, grab a bite to eat and something to drink, then get ready to dance the night away!

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MAY 21

TRUNK SALE AT THE NAMPA CIVIC CENTER 

A Community Yard Sale, Flea Market, and Swap Meet all in one!

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May 21

WEEKEND VIBES AT WILLIAMSON ORCHARDS AND VINEYARDS 

Weekend Vibes is an event series to put the spotlight on local musicians who play all their own original work.

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Band Practice
Outdoor Market

MAY 21

IDAHO’S LARGEST GARAGE SALE

This bazaar event is the perfect kick-off to the yard sale season by giving you a chance to gather all the stuff that’s cluttering up your homes and businesses and put it out for sale!

Whether you’re a collector or homemaker, rummaging hobbyist or just curious, Idaho’s Largest Garage Sale offers one full day of hawking gently used goods and haggling over fair market bargain prices in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere.

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May 21

SOUTHERN IDAHO FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL

The Hawks, in conjunction with the Southern Idaho Food Truck Association, will be hosting the Southern Idaho Food Truck Festival at memorial Stadium.

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Food Truck Owners
Couple Cooking

MAY 24

FARM TO FORK FARMERS MARKET

Caldwell is home to Idaho’s most diverse crop base, and we are proud of our roots, literally! For generations families have produced award-winning fruits, vegetables, grains and spices. Get the freshest produce to create excellent meals at home or find the perfect gift from local craftsmen or specialty food producers. The Farm to Fork Farmers’ Market is held in conjunction with the Tuesdays on the Creek Concert Series. Every Tuesday from 5pm-8pm, May 17 - September 27

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May 27

SNOOZE AT THE ZOO

You can spend the night under the stars in the middle of the city surrounded by wildlife. Zoo Boise offers both public and private Snooze at the Zoo events between April and October.

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Chicken Wings and Drumsticks

MAY 28

DRINK WINE AND FLY AT HAT RANCH WINERY

Drink Wine and FLY Food Truck is joining Hat Ranch Winery on Memorial Day weekend! Enjoy amazing wings and other delicious bites on the patio while you sip on your favorite wines.

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May 28

FIREWORKS SHOW!

Celebrate the kickoff to Summer on Memorial Weekend with a fireworks show on lake Cascade. Viewable from anywhere on resort, but best viewed from the waterfront cabana and marina. This is a free, family friendly event for all to enjoy.

8:30pm - 11:30pm

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MAY 28

BOISE HAWKS OPENING NIGHT

Join the Boise Hawks for Opening Night as they take on their in-State rival, Idaho Falls Chukars.

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