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.

Seasonal roving entertainment sponsored by:

Gallery 601 on The Grove

245 S Capitol Blvd

Join us for our "Fun with Fabric" show featuring Jenny Satterthwait and her collection of quilts/wall hangings. Jenny has been quilting for over 25 years. She is currently and has been collage quilting for the past 4 of them. Stop by to visit and view these truly amazing works of art. This show and sale will be held in the Grove Hotel Library/Lobby from 5:00-8:00. So stop by the hotel bar, grab a glass of wine, nosh on treats from Trillium and check out the 'Fun with Fabric' show.

(208) 336-5899


High Note Cafe

225 N 5th St

Live music at 7pm by Megan Nelson, $2 specialty mimosas all day, and a $1.50 street taco happy hour from 6-9pm.
We also feature local art for sale on our community walls.

(208) 429-1911

Idaho State Museum

610 N Julia Davis Dr

Enjoy free admission from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM at the Idaho State Museum for First Thursday in February! Last admission taken at 7:00 PM.

(208) 334-2120