Staying in the Treasure Valley during Fourth of July weekend? Never fear there's a ton of family-friendly events going on across the region! Here's your complete guide!


God and Country Family Festival

  • When: 4 p.m., Wednesday, June 26
  • Where: Ford Idaho Center
  • What: An inspirational evening of music, speakers and fireworks. Josh Ranham is this year's featured speaker. Music performances include 7eventh Time Down and Boise's own American Idol finalist, Maddie Zahm.
  • Price: FREE
  • Fireworks: At Dusk


Gem State Kiwanis 4th of July Pancake Breakfast

  • When: 7-11 a.m., Thursday, July 4
  • Where: Julia Davis Park
  • Price: Kids 13 and Under $6, Adults $8, Seniors $7, Families of 2 adults and 2 or more children $25, Active Duty Military and family FREE

"We the People" Liberty Day Parade

  • When: 11 a.m., Thursday, July 4
  • Where: 10th and Jefferson Streets, Downtown Boise.
  • Parade Route: Click HERE

Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration

  • When: 10:15 p.m., Thursday, July 4
  • Where: Ann Morrison Park
  • Price: Free
  • What to Expect: Food and beer vendors will open for business at 6 p.m. for people who want to spend some time in the park before the big show. Boise Police will close Crescent Rim to through traffic starting at 6:30 p.m. Residents may access it until 9:30 p.m.
  • Click HERE for more info


Independence Day Festival

  • When: 3 p.m., Thursday, July 4
  • Where: Storey Park
  • What: Family games, food vendors, music
  • Highlighted Events: Family games like three legged races, water bucket games, ring toss and more from 3-7:30 p.m. Live music from Big Wow Band starting at 7:30 p.m.
  • Fireworks Display: Will begin around dusk/conclusion of races around 10:15 p.m.
  • Click HERE for more info


Independence Day Parade and Celebration

  • When: 9 a.m., Thursday, July 4
  • Where: Memorial Park
  • What: Family activities, music, food, vendors, car show
  • Highlighted Event: Parade 9 a.m., Most Patriotic Bike Contest 11:45 a.m., Most Patriotic Dog Contest 11:15 a.m., Watermelon Eating Contest 1:30 a.m.. Lightening River Band 12-3 p.m.
  • Fireworks: Dusk @ Brothers Park
  • Click HERE for more info

Garden City

Boise Hawks vs Tri-City Dust Devils

  • When: 7:15 p.m., Thursday, July 4
  • Where: Memorial Stadium
  • Fireworks: Post Game


Star Hometown Celebration


  • When: Thursday, July 4
  • Where: Various locations
  • What: Family friendly fun, kids water games, music and more
  • Highlighted Events: Fun Run 7:00 a.m., Parade 10:00 a.m., Luncheon 11:00 a.m., Pie Auction 12:00 p.m., Talent Show 6:30 p.m., Live Music from the Fabulous Chancellors 8 p.m.
  • Fireworks: 10:15 p.m. @ Hunters Creek Sports Complex
  • Click HERE for more info



Melba "Olde Tyme" 4th of July

  • When: Thursday, July 4
  • Where: Various locations
  • What: Kids games, arts and crafts fair, food, live music, chicken round-up, horseshoes, tractor pull, fried chicken lunch
  • Highlighted Events: Fun Run 7:00 a.m., Parade 10:30 a.m., Car Show following parade, Chicken Round Up 3p.m.
  • Fireworks: Dusk
  • Click HERE for more info


10 Days of Fourth of July Fun

  • When: June 28-July 7
  • Where: McCall
  • What: McCall's done well at shedding it's image of being like MTV Spring Break and has become THE family destination for a 4th of July road trip.  Leading up to the Lakeside Liberty Fest on July 4th,  there's a bunch of fun activities like a Patriotic Scavenger Hunt, bumper cars and ice skating at the Manchester Ice Center, Payette Lake Sunset Cruises and Highland Games.
  • Highlighted Events: Lakeside Liberty Fest featuring food vendors, volleyball tournament and live music at Legacy Park.
  • Fireworks: Dusk on July 4
  • Click HERE for the complete 10 Days of Fun schedule


NBC Fireworks Spectacular

  • When: 7-10 PM
  • Featured Artists: Marren Morris, Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley, Khalid, Ciara

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