The Fourth of July tops many peoples’ favorite holiday list. Whether it is the food, fun, or no expectations, cities around the country find ways to enjoy time with friends and family. Boise and the Treasure Valley is no different with a variety of events happening. Grab your sunscreen, cooler, and lawn chairs because here is a breakdown of the best ways to celebrate around the valley:
- Pancakes, Pie, and Triathlons, OH MY! Not quite in the Treasure Valley, Idaho City is a nice day trip to get some relief from the heat and enjoy the mountain air. Celebrate the Fourth with a Triathlon! No, you don’t have to run, swim, or bike. Compete in Pie Eating, Hay Bale toss, and even a nail drive contest. The highest score is crowned the champion. There is a great time to be had in Idaho City 🤠 More Information
- Enjoy Caldwell and Indian Creek Plaza Have fun on the Fourth with Indian Creek Plaza in downtown Caldwell. Splash pad, foam pit, vendors, and a variety of restaurants will keep you busy until the big fireworks show.
- Early Bird gets the Best Seat With most fireworks banned in Ada County, the best seat in town will be a picnic blanket in Ann Morrison Park for the Annual Fireworks Display. Get there early in the day to grab your spot in the park! Fireworks begin at 10:15 p.m.
1. Hotdogs, Hamburgers, and Deviled Eggs Nothing beats a relaxing, no-frills party with family and friends. Fill up a kiddie pool, set up lawn chairs around, hit the buffet line, and enjoy catching up with friends.