Staying in the Treasure Valley this 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., Tuesday June 26
  • Where: Ford Idaho Center
  • What: An inspirational evening of music, speakers and fireworks. Nick Vujici, a Treasure Valley favorite, is this year's featured speaker.  Music performances include Unspoken and Boise's own American Idol finalist, Maddie Zahm.
  • Price: FREE
  • Fireworks: After dark


Gem State Kiwanis 4th of July Pancake Breakfast

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

"We the People" Liberty Day Parade

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

Alive After Five

  • When: 5-8 p.m., Wednesday, July 4
  • Where: The Grove Plaza
  • Price: Free
  • What: This is a special edition of Boise's popular, free outdoor concert series! Come enjoy food, friends and drinks while listening to the sounds of Lounge on Fire and Juice!

Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration

  • When: 10:15 p.m., Wednesday, July 4
  • Where: Ann Morrison Park.  The fireworks have moved back to their original home after being displaced to Expo Idaho because of river flooding in 2017.
  • Price: Free
  • What to Expect: Food and beer vendors will open for business at 4 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., Wednesday, July 4
  • Where: Storey Park
  • What: Inflatables, climbing wall, food vendors, music
  • Highlighted Events: Live music from Zack Quintana & Friends and Simple Ruckus. Meridian Speedway Races start at 6:45 p.m.
  • Fireworks Display: Will begin around dusk/conclusion of races around 10:!5 p.m.
  • Click HERE for more info


Independence Day Parade and Celebration

  • When: 9 a.m., Wednesday, July 4
  • Where: Memorial Park
  • What: Family activities, music, food, vendors, car show and the dunk tank
  • Highlighted Event: Parade 9 a.m., Most Patriotic Bike Contest 10:45 a.m., Kids Pie Eating Contest at 11:30 a.m.
  • Fireworks: Dusk @ Brothers Park
  • Click HERE for more info

Garden City

Boise Hawks vs Eugene

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


Melba "Olde Tyme" 4th of July

  • When: Wednesday, 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

Garden Valley/Crouch

Big Time-Small Town Celebration

  • When: Wednesday, July 4
  • Where: Crouch and Surrounding Area
  • What: In an attempt to shed it's "Redneck 4th of July that Kind of Makes You Proud to be An American" image that Crouch got following a video of their chaotic celebration going viral thanks to the New York Post, the Garden Valley Chamber has created a family-friendly event.  The celebration really goes on for days, June 29-July 7.
  • Highlighted Events: Pancake Breakfast 8:00 a.m., Paradise Amusement Carnival 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Parade 6 p.m., Soap Box Derby and Street Dance 7 p.m.
  • Fireworks: 10 p.m. at Weilmunster Park
  • Click HERE for the entire schedule, June 29-July 7


10 Days of Fourth of July Fun

  • When:
  • Where: McCall
  • What: McCall continues to pursue their "family friendly" image after banning alcohol and loud parties from North Beach a few years ago.  They're finalizing their events for 2018 but once the brochure is complete, you'll be able to find more through the McCall Chamber of Commerce HERE.


NBC Fireworks Spectacular

  • When: 7-10 PM
  • Featured Artists: Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson and more TBA

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