First Thursday - Jul 5, 2018

Experience First Thursday!

Be Downtown Boise the First Thursday of each month to experience art, shopping, dining and entertainment in a special and unique way you’ll only find Downtown. Our local merchants plan exciting, engaging in-store events including food and beverage tastings, local art exhibits and trunk shows. Stop into your favorite establishment or check out someplace new!

Events typically run from 5:00 – 9:00pm, but each merchant creatively plans their own event so check each listing for individual hours and details.

View Printable Page of First Thursday Events Here

Seasonal roving entertainment sponsored by:

The Alaska Center

1020 W Main St

Art in the Alaska Center:

- Ampersand Studios (new to the building!): Come on down to peruse the space and strike a pose for FREE in our studio photo booth!
- Paperie & Pen: Modern calligraphy and free style lettering
- Chi E Shenam Westin: New painting series of the Snake River Canyon NCA.
- Allan Ansell: Open studio, complimentary portraits. Come see the "Faces of Boise" wall of portraits!
- Radio Boise: Open house
- LaNeige Bridal and Tux: Come check out LaNeige Bridal's first art show! Enjoy a bridal browse and special sale while viewing the paintings of featured artist Liz Comer in partnership with LaNeige's own in-house designer Daci Gowns. This unique event will take place Thursday, July 5th from 5-8pm. We hope to see you there!
- Joseph Pacheco: Original pen & ink drawings and stippling. Hand-drawn gift cards too!

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Ampersand Studios

1020 W Main St

Come on down to peruse the space and strike a pose for FREE in our studio photo booth!

(208) 871-6541

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Art Source Gallery

1015 W Main St

Art Source Gallery’s 16th Annual National Juried Exhibition
July 6-31.
First Thursday Reception: Awards at 6:30 pm.
Music: JB Duo, Wine: Indian Creeks, snacks: ASG.

Thirty-two works from Regional artists, Texas, and Colorado were selected by juror, Julie Clemons from 122 entries, yielding a thought provoking and engaging experience.

Subjects from far-flung travels, nature, people and critters, this exhibit is sure to please.

(208) 331-3374

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Dragonfly

414 W Main St

All Jewelry is 20 % Thursday, July 5th through Saturday, July 7th. Come in for a complimentary glass of wine on First Thursday from 5 until 9 PM.

(208) 338-9234

KEYSTONE station

222 N 9th St

Join us for First Thursday in July and sample some of Payette's delicious beers.

(208) 331-7806

LaNeige Bridal and Tux

1020 W Main St

Come check out LaNeige Bridal's first art show! Enjoy a bridal browse and special sale while viewing the paintings of featured artist Liz Comer in partnership with LaNeige's own in-house designer Daci Gowns. This unique event will take place Thursday, July 5th from 5-8pm. We hope to see you there!

(208) 541-0441

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Liquid Lounge

405 S 8th St

LIQUID LAUGHS has BUY 1 GET 1 FREE comedy tickets for FIRST THURSDAY. There are specials on LOCAL BREWS during the SHOW. The FOOD is FANTASTIC! It comes from SOLID GRILL & BAR. LIQUID does food SPECIALS for FIRST THURSDAY shows! NATIONAL TOURING comedian! Great COMEDY 5 NIGHTS a WEEK!

(208) 287-5379

Mixed Greens | Modern Gifts

213 N 9th St

Join us as we welcome Sawtooth Brewery in for beer tastes. Mitchell Geography will be here selling his awesome map prints, stickers, totes, and more!

(208) 344-1605

The Mode Lounge

800 W Idaho St

The Pearlsnaps will be playing live on our patio. All original music. Stop by and enjoy.

(208) 342-6633

Richard's

500 S Capitol Blvd

Happy Hour from 3-8pm on First Thursday in our bar! Selected wines, beer and bartender's whim cocktail $5.00, bar bites starting at $2.50. Other surprise specials from our bartenders!

(208) 472-1463

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Solid Grill & Bar

405 S 8th St

SOLID GRILL & BAR has LIVE MUSIC, FREE TASTING, FREE APPETIZERS & appetizer SPECIALS on FIRST THURSDAY! SOLID has all your bases covered on FIRST THURSDAY! See ya THURSDAY :)

(208) 345-6620

The Chocolat Bar

805 W Bannock St

Celebrate our independence with delicious chocolates paired with select beers from Lost Grove Brewing! A great opportunity to stock up on chocolates for your weekend barbecues! Perfect summer evening gathering.

(208) 338-7771

Downtown Boise Association

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