First Thursday
February 3, 2022, 5pm - 9pm


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.

Experience First Thursday!

Visit Downtown Boise the First Thursday of each month to experience art, shopping, dining, live music, family activities 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 below for individual hours and details.


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Double Tap Pub

409 S 8th St • (208) 364-7800

Dine   Tasting  

$3 Thursday! All wells and drafts are $3 all day!

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Idaho State Museum

610 N Julia Davis Dr • (208) 334-2120

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Enjoy free admission at the Idaho State Museum on Thursday, February 3rd.

Drop in for a guided tour led by a certified tour guide, offered at 5:30 and 6:30. Tours are 45 minutes and cover the highlights of the Museum exhibits.
In addition, come and see the temporary exhibition Trailblazing Women of Idaho. Due to popular demand, this exhibition has been extended until March 2022.
The Museum will be open from 5pm – 8pm. Last admission is 7:15pm.

The Idaho State Museum is following current CDC guidance for masking and social distancing.

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Richard's Restaurant & Bar

500 S Capitol Blvd • (208) 472-1463

Art   Dine   Tasting  

Extended Happy Hour in the Bar from 4-9pm. That means discounted beverages & bar bites – $2 off all wines by the glass, beers and cocktails on our list, plus $2 off select apps!

We're connected to the Inn at 500, where you can drop your car for free valet (or park in our covered parking garage for free) and then enter through the lobby to view art by local Idaho artists and unique glass fixtures by Boise Art Glass.

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Woodland Empire Ale Craft

1114 W Front St • (208) 426-0510


Artist Nikki Russo will be in the taproom from 6:00 to 8:00pm. She is showing paintings and will also have prints for sale.

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