First Thursday - Mar 7, 2019
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
-Chi E. Shenam Westin: New beautiful oil paintings of aspens on metals. Hand-painted gifts & wine glasses and coloring books for adults! Come see my two new portraits of Thich Nhat Hanh.
-Joseph Panchico: Handmade cards and pen & ink drawings and prints of hearts, flowers, butterflies and more!
- Allan Ansell: Complimentary portraits for families, couples, and individuals.
- Art Source Gallery
1015 W Main St
What could be better than Music, Stories, and Art? Join us for First Thursday March 7th , 5-9 p.m. as we open our March exhibition with music-themed artwork. Music by Wayne White, wine by Indian Creek, snacks ASG members.
- El Korah Shrine
1118 W Idaho St
The El Korah Shriners are in the process of restoring their magnificent Ballroom.
You are invited to visit our 104 year old building for a guided tour and to see our wonderful murals painted by the famous stage drop and sign painter Harry Hoffgarten of Boise, Idaho.
The Oasis will be open downstairs for our visitors.
- Evermore Prints
780 W Main St
Exhibiting at Evermore Prints during the month of March, Land Alive examines how local artist, Lorelle Rau, sees and experiences nature through a collection of abstract landscape collages. The opening reception will be held on First Thursday, March 7, from 5-9 pm. Land Alive reveals the transformative qualities of nature, specifically the rich contours and textures of the mountains, and the constant changes they undergo. Lorelle's creative process strives to integrate the spontaneity of the natural world and is based on her experience in the backcountry. Land Alive will be on display from March 7-29 at Evermore Prints.
- The Mode Lounge
800 W Idaho St
Stuart Holland’s displays his art! The Pearlsnaps play live music! The Mode Lounge offers free tastes of its upcoming spring menu!
- The Owyhee
1109 W Main St
Join us for the 3rd year of the Treefort First Thursday Art Walk!
There will be an art walk around downtown with an assortment of businesses and artists involved. Businesses will display Treefort-inspired art from local artists on their windows. Walk around Downtown Boise and see what these artists created!
- Zee's Rooftop Cafe
250 S 5th St
SEASON OPENER! OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Dinner menu, drinks, local art Amazing views of the city from the patio. Kids welcome. Boise band Vastcade will be performing original music. Laughing Dragon Studios will have a pop up art shop. Join the River Discovery community, including alumni, for friendraiser in downtown Boise. 10% of sales will be donated back to River Discovery Summer Adventures.