Resources for Downtown Boise Association Members

Am I a member of the Downtown Boise Association?

Businesses located within the Business Improvement District (BID) are eligible for membership participation with the Downtown Boise Association. The district is bounded by 5th, State, 13th, and Myrtle Streets. For those businesses outside of the district but still located in Downtown Boise, the DBA offers Associate Memberships that allow those businesses to take advantage of the promotions, exposure and marketing efforts of the DBA on behalf of our members.

How can I list my business or update my business listing with the DBA?

Business Listing/Update

Any listings with the Downtown Boise Association will be verified and approved prior to publishing.

First Thursday in Downtown Boise

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The First Thursday of every month is a special one in Downtown Boise. Local businesses, merchants, artists, musicians, restaurants and performers come together to participate in this monthly event. Art installations, beer and wine tastings, special samplings and live music are just the beginning of what you'll find in Downtown Boise during First Thursday. The Downtown Boise Association welcomes and encourages businesses to participate in this fun event by hosting your own!

List Your First Thursday Event

Current First Thursday Listings

Events must be approved prior to listing. As a general rule, to be included online, events must be submitted no later than one week prior to the next First Thursday.

Are you interested in having alcoholic drinks, tastings or samples at your First Thursday event? Below is a quick check list to make sure you are complying with Boise law:

Downtown Boise First Thursday Alcohol Tasting/ Samples Check List

August 2017: Improvements to First Thursday Marketing

Downtown Maintenance Matters

Maintenance Concern? Email Downtown Maintenance Matters Team

Thank you for your attention and report. Your maintenance concern will be addressed as soon as possible by the Downtown Boise Maintenance Matters Team.

Maintenance concerns may include:

Damage to

  • flower planters
  • streetlamp banners
  • bollards
  • tree grates
  • bicycle racks
  • parking meters
  • street lights
  • litter, overflowing garbage
  • weeds in tree grates
  • sidewalk tripping hazards
  • blocked storm drains
  • unhealthy trees

-Public Safety Emergency:

9-1-1 or non-emergency Boise Police dispatch 208-377-6790

Report a Crime Online

-Graffiti: Please report immediately to Boise Police none-emergency dispatch 208-377-6790. Graffiti needs to be reported, documented and removed quickly so discourage its spread. It’s the responsibility of property owners to remove graffiti from their property.

Downtown Property Owners

Thank you for being part of a vibrant Downtown Boise community.

As you know, building and property maintenance are a big part of keeping downtown a clean, safe, attractive and successful place to do business, to live, to visit and enjoy. Please be aware the following maintenance services are the responsibility of individual property owners:

  • Snow and ice removal around property and business fronts. Click here for policy.
  • Fall leaf removal. Click here for policy.
  • Street tree maintenance, replacement and irrigation.
  • Alleyway maintenance.
  • Hazardous signs on buildings.
  • Overflowing dumpsters.
  • Pest Control.
  • Graffiti on buildings or property: Please call Boise Police Dispatch 208-377-6790. A Community Service Specialist from the police department will respond and document the damage. It is the building owners responsibility to then remove the graffiti as quickly as possible. Ignoring graffiti has been proven to perpetuate the problem. Your prompt attention to graffiti is appreciated.

Downtown Boise Association

101 S Capitol Blvd, Ste 203
Boise ID 83702  •  208-385-7300