First Thursday - Feb 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.

Seasonal roving entertainment sponsored by:

Art Source Gallery

1015 W Main St

Nurtured by caring local high school art teachers, and coordinated by Jerry Hendershot, teacher at Timberline High and ASG member, students experience the process from original idea to delivery of high quality finished pieces. FIRST THURSDAY Opening reception: February 7, 5:30 to 9:00 PM Prizes awarded at 6:30 by Juror Julie Clemmons, Runs through February 28. Music by JB Duo, Wine by Indian Creeks, snacks ASG.

(208) 331-3374

Boise Centre

850 W Front St

Join Boise Centre for the debut of You Are Here, a sculptural work of art by Amy Westover, commissioned to celebrate the completion of the convention center expansion. This unique, bright and multicolored work of art spans 29 feet and features geometric shaped, kiln-formed and water jet cut glass. The intention of the artist is to inspire viewers to look beyond the walls of the convention center to Boise’s vibrant downtown and extraordinary landscape surrounding the city.

Please Enter Through Boise Centre East and proceed to Level 2

(208) 336-8900

Boise Public Library - Main

715 S Capitol Blvd

First Thursday Family Night at the Library! Downtown.
Come meet Corbin Maxey the Reptile Man, and Idaho-Native, and 10 of his coolest reptiles. Collin will be at the library to talk about and show some of his own reptiles, including a 13-foot albino python, a snapping turtle, a green iguana, and an 85-pound tortoise.
Corbin is most recognized for his appearances on "The Today Show," "Late Night with Seth Meyers," and "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno."

(208) 384-4076

The Chocolat Bar

805 W Bannock St

Join us for First Thursday for new wine and chocolate paired tastings with Potter Wines!

(208) 338-7771

Flatbread Neapolitan Pizzeria

800 W Main St

Buy One Pie, Get the Second Pie for $10

(208) 287-4757

Flying M Coffeehouse

500 W Idaho St

This year will be the 26th Annual Valentine for AIDS art benefit show hosted by Flying M Coffeehouse! Over 250 local artists will create and donate pieces of art that will be displayed and available for bidding beginning Thursday, February 7th, until 4pm on Sunday, February 17th at Flying M in Downtown Boise.

(208) 345-4320

High Note Cafe

225 N 5th St

Enjoy LIVE MUSIC every First Thursday with talented Boise songstress Megan Nelson! 6-9pm specials: $1.50 Tacos and $2.50 Tecates AND: $2 Mimosas ALL DAY!

(208) 429-1911

KEYSTONE station

222 N 9th St

It's our bi-annual Tag Sale! Come score deals on clothes as low as $15!

(208) 331-7806

Kingsmen Grooming Co.

404 S 8th St

Boise based Artist Carisse Ahern will have her first time exhibition at Kingsmen Grooming Co. Come enjoy some wine and a great audience of like-minded art lovers


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

Office Evolution

999 W Main St #100

Please join us for our Grand Opening Celebration and Ribbon cutting! RSVP via the ticket link - free admission

Featured Artists: Gregg Russell Landscape Oil Paintings, Patti O'Hara drawings, David R. Day photography
Catered by: Firenza Pizza
Event hours: 3:00-7:00 pm
Ribbon Cutting by: Boise Metro Chamber 5:00-5:30 pm

BOISE, ID. – Boise entrepreneurs David and Anabel Lopez are pleased to announce the official grand opening of the first Office Evolution franchise in Idaho at 999 W. Main St. #100 in downtown Boise, Idaho providing executive suites, flexible office spaces and virtual offices to independent professionals and entrepreneurs working in the Boise area.

(208) 501-0002

Ramen Sho

150 N 8th St

Come by for Japanese Ramen!


SHIFT boutique

807 W Bannock St

It's our bi-annual Tag Sale! Come score deals on clothes as low as $5!


Solid Grill & Bar

405 S 8th St


(208) 345-6620