Big weekend events in Boise - June 15-16

Big weekend events in Boise - June 15-16

Big weekend events in Boise - June 15-16

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by Matt Standal

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Posted on June 14, 2013 at 2:43 PM

Updated Saturday, Dec 14 at 6:16 PM

BOISE -- Are you at loss for what to do this weekend in Boise and the surrounding communities?

Well, you shouldn't be. Take your pick among events ranging from the mild to the wild.

Want to hit up Boise's Gay Pride Parade and then go to a renaissance fair in Eagle? You can do that! How about hitting up a vintage motorcycle show on Father's Day? Totally possible.

Here's a selection of events we found:

Boise Pride Rally, Parade and Festival - "Life Gets Better Together"

- Treasure Valley LGBT people and their supporters are invited to celebrate Gay Pride in Boise. Events include a rally, parade, and pride festival at Ann Morrison Park. 11,000 people are expected to attend throughout the day.

Saturday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Various locations
More information here


2013 Border Wars Arm Wrestling Championship


- Pure, unadulterated arm wrestling hearkening to the days when arguments were settled by breaking bones in the wrist and forearm. Cash for men's and ladies' open classes. Registration opens Friday night.

Saturday 11 a.m.
The Drink Bar & Waterfront Grill
More info here


Nampa Twilight Criterium


- Come to Historic Downtown Nampa and enjoy an afternoon and evening of free entertainment and exciting bicycle racing with top-ranked competitors from Idaho and beyond. Other attractions including jump houses, food trucks, street music, and more.

Saturday from 4:00 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Downtown Nampa
More information here

Brew-Festivus for the Rest of Us!

- A celebration of craft beer from local breweries, including The Ram, Slanted Rock, Payette, Kilted Dragon, Highlands Hollow, Sockeye and 10-Barrel.

Saturday 3 p.m.
Power House Event Center
More info here
 

Ye Olde Renaissance Faire, Eagle

- A gathering of vendors, renaissance displays, performances and charity fundraising at Eagle Island State Park.

Saturday ALL DAY
Eagle Island State Park, Eagle
More information here
 

 

Emmett Cherry Festival

- Highlights include a downtown carnival, daily music acts, annual cherry pit spitting contest, Miss Gem County Pageant and Outstanding Gem County Teen contest.

Saturday - ALL DAY
Emmett City Park
More information here


Steampunk Carnevale

- A celebration of creativity, Carnevale, an enchanting celebration of creativity, returns for its third year. Come enjoy an evening of local art, performances by the Red Light Variety Show, a full bar, fire dancers, fortune telling, a costume contest, games, tattoo art, and a fashion show featuring the designs of Nena Earl.

Saturday at 5 p.m.
Idaho Botanical Garden
More information here 

The Vintage Motorcycle Show and Rally

- Do you love classic, two-wheeled machines? Come check out the Yanke Motor Museum on Sunday to get your fix of old Harley Davidsons, Indians, Kawasakis, and much more. All bikes entered in Saturday's show must be 20-years-old or older.

Sunday at 12 p.m.
1091 W. Boeing Street, Boise
More information here

 

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