Fall in the City

The falling leaves and the crisp air are not only signs of the autumn creeping in, but that Halloween is just around the corner. Whether you like carving pumpkins, enjoying the changing colors in the trees, or creating Halloween-themed treats for you and your family, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

See what fun adventures await this fall.

Fall Festival | October 19

Come celebrate the beautiful fall colors in the City of Trees at the Boise WaterShed! Create festive Fall-themed arts and crafts, explore the exhibit hall and take a silly harvest photo! Meet some live reptiles in the theater with Reptile Adventures.


Spooktacular at the Zoo | Oct 18 - 20

Spooktacular is a merry-not-scary fun-fest for the whole family! This is your chance to visit and experience the zoo at night! Spooktacular will feature a variety of fun Halloween displays, activities, special entertainment, and animal encounters all designed for families.


Family Night Out | October 24

Come have fun with your family making creative, delicious and festive treats, perfect for the season! In this hands-on class, we will reinvent some old favorites and explore some new recipes using the flavors of the season.


Boo at the Zoo | October 26

Join Zoo Boise for the best Halloween event in town. There will be costumed characters passing out candy, costume contests for all ages, games, photo ops, face painting, special Halloween themed treats for all the zoo animals, and much more!


Wizard Encounter | October 27

Gryffindors, Hufflepuffs, Ravenclaws & Slytherins are all welcome to this fun wizard encounter at the Boise Depot! Come for games, face painting and treats - perfect for all ages.


Halloween Spooktacular Celebration | October 31

Get out your costume and strap on your skates and come down to IceWorld for a fun night of Halloween on ice.


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