update as of Friday, December 8th: please see our glide on grove skate rink updated hours of operation and details > Read More
DT Boise Gift Card shipping orders must be received by Wednesday, December 20, 2023 to ensure USPS delivery by December 25, 2023. Any orders placed on 12/20 or later cannot guarantee delivery prior to Christmas Day. Purchase in person at 7 downtown locations > Read More
Boise has experienced a significant positive economic impact in recent years. The city's robust job market, fueled by a diverse range of industries such as technology, healthcare, and outdoor recreation, has contributed to low unemployment rates and increased personal income. The growth of local businesses and the influx of new companies have stimulated economic development and created opportunities for innovation and entrepreneurship. Additionally, Boise's strong tourism industry, driven by its natural beauty and vibrant cultural scene, has generated substantial revenue and supported job growth in the hospitality sector. Overall, Boise's thriving economy has enhanced the quality of life for its residents and positioned the city as a dynamic hub for business and commerce in the region, check out our partners below for more in-depth statistics and reports.
This eventis a chance to celebrate a year of accomplishments and progress for Downtown Boise and the Downtown Boise Association. The program features remarks from invited guests, a panel discussion highlighting Downtown Boise, the announcement the year’s Cooley Award recipient, overview of annual report*, networking, and light refreshments. Additionally, attendees will hear about some thrilling downtown enhancements. This event is hosted annually in September and invite all members of the community to join us!
*Annual report: a comprehensive document that provides a detailed overview of a company's financial performance, achievements, and future prospects over the course of a year. It serves as a key communication tool for shareholders, stakeholders, and potential investors to assess the company's financial health and strategic direction.
Housing and Community Development
HOUSING CRISIS HOTLINE: 208-336-HOME (4663)
Our Path Home: The public-private partnership of 30+ agencies working toward ending homelessness in Ada County—is launching a collaboration to end family homelessness. Major projects include New Path Community Housing and Valor Pointe. Learn more here.
CATCH: We work to create a safe, healthy, connected community by embracing Housing First best practices, empowering those without housing, building collaborative partnerships, and increasing public understanding to make homelessness rare, brief, and non-recurring. Learn more here.
The Homeless Coalition in Boise City/Ada County: A diverse membership group of homeless service provider agencies, homeless persons, volunteers, advocates, and concerned individuals committed to ending homelessness through public education, policy advocacy, and coordinated services. Meets the second Wednesday of every month. Learn more here.
Jesse Tree: We provide support to our neighbors at risk of eviction when they need it the most, to keep them in their homes. Learn more here.
Downtown Boise Neighborhood Association: The goal for these associations is to work with their communities to create vibrant and thriving neighborhoods that increase the livability for their residents. Learn more here.
Public Safety Emergency
If you have an emergency and need police assistance immediately, please call 911.
Non-emergency Boise Police dispatch: 208-377-6790
Report a crime, traffic concern, neighborhood issue, or abandoned vehicle through BPD online portal.
Graffiti: Please report immediately to Boise Police non-emergency dispatch 208-377-6790.
It’s the responsibility of property owners to remove graffiti from their property in a timely manner to discourage spread.
Graffiti on public amenities and/or space are taken care by DMT or City entity.