If you're looking for authentic Greek food, look no further than the 38th Annual Boise Greek Food Festival. The event runs from 11 a.m.–9 p.m. June 1 at Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church. In addition to food and pastries, you can also find live Greek music, dancing and a happy hour at the festival. BoiseGreekFestival.com
More than 60 Idaho artists will be featured at Art and Roses at Julia Davis Park. The art festival, from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. June 2, is free. If you pick up an original piece of art, a portion of the sale will go to support the park's rose garden. The event will also host food vendors and live music.
See the premiere of this local film documenting the behind-the-scenes journey following its fearless leader finding a new home and a team of more than 60 volunteers who helped move the rodeo arena from Point A to Point B. EgyptianTheatre.net
You can show off your creativity and help out the Idaho Foodbank at the same time on June 8 at the Village at Meridian. Paint a Bowl, from noon to 6 p.m., will feature ready-to-paint ceramic bowls for the Idaho Foodbank's upcoming Summer Empty Bowl event. Tickets should be purchased in advance at EventBrite.com.
Celebrating its 30th year, Boise Pride Festival will feature free events June 14–15 in Cecil D. Andrus Park. The all-ages festival includes international performers, a parade and fireworks. Saturday will see Ru Paul's Drag Race season 10 winner Aquaria take the main stage with local drag artists. For a full event schedule, visit BoisePrideFest.org.
If you're a little bit rock 'n' roll or more a fan of country, BogusFest has you covered. On June 21–22 at Bogus Basin's Pioneer Lodge, you'll be able to visit the Rock Stage and the Country Stage for more than 25 tribute acts. Get tickets at BogusFest.com.
Cultural and music enthusiasts from all over the Northwest are invited to attend this free, family-focused event. Enjoy traditional and contemporary performances, art, film and an international market featuring members of the Treasure Valley’s multinational community. June 21 - 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm June 22 - 10:00 am -10:00 pm June 23 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm WorldVillageFestival.com
Six stages will make up the 10th Annual Boise Music Festival June 22. From 10 a.m.–10 p.m., you can find a wide variety of music to suit your tastes: everything from acoustic, pop and country to bluegrass, folk, rock, hip-hop and alternative. Grammy Award winner Pitbull is set to headline. Tickets and more information can be found at BoiseMusicFestival.com.
Beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Julia Davis Park, the Water Lantern Festival will be a sight to behold. If you want to float a lantern, visit WaterLanternFestival.com to purchase one in advance. The price covers your admission to the festival, along with the cleanup of the lanterns and trash left in the water.