Welcome to Old Town Pocatello 

The Historic Heart of Pocatello!

From specialty shops to fine dining, Old Town Pocatello is a magnet for people looking for a unique experience. Clothing, antiques, housewares, sporting goods, art galleries and other stores make Historic Old Town a destination for shoppers. Places to eat, serving everything from subs to fine international dishes, stand side-by-side with bars, coffee shops and bakeries. For those who want to be pampered, there are day spas, beauty salons and candy treats to ease the hustle-and-bustle of 21st century life. Banks, architects, lawyers, accountants, and doctors round-out Old Town's business community. All this amongst the beautiful historic buildings that speak of the past and create the perfect ambience for a unique experience.

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Many Thanks!


Thank you to all who came out on Friday and enjoyed the Night So Bright Night Lights Parade and on Saturday for our annual Candy Cane Hunt and visits with Santa.  It was an incredible weekend in Old Town Pocatello!  Thank you to our sponsors for making the events possible: ISU Credit Union, Station Square, Bannock Civitans, Pocatello-Chubbuck Chamber of Commerce, Citizens Community Bank, Dorsey Hill Family, KPVI News 6, McDonalds, Idaho State Journal, KZBQ, KORR 104, KSEI, and KMGI radio!  Thank you to our staff and volunteers who worked hard to make the events enjoyable for all:  Allishia Sanford, Adam Reed, Sara Thomson, Grace Ray, Cooper Ray, Teresa White, Halle Thomson, Daxon Thomson, Seriah Palagi, Cody Beckstrom, Peyton McCarthy, Cassidy Whitehead, Miss Gate City Ayriss Torres, Miss Pocatello Nina Forrest, Miss Pocatello’s Outstanding Teen Lexie Westergard, Miss Gate City’s Outstanding Teen Bella Davis, and Mike Wellard.  And, thank you to the Portneuf Valley ARES Group, Veterans of Foreign Wars, a Pocatello Branch, Post #735, of the United States of America, City of Pocatello Police, Fire, Traffic, Streets and Parks and Recreation Departments and Operation Lifesaver for making the parade safe and enjoyable for all!


Thank you to all of the businesses and organizations that created such beautiful floats for the parade.  Each year we create memories for our children with all of the beautiful lights and sharing the spirit of the season with our community!  Judging was very difficult this year.  Please know we are grateful for each and every entry!  Congratulations to this year’s winners:

Sweepstakes Award:  Home Depot

Mayor’s Choice Award:  Western States CAT

Best Use of Lights Award:  Hawthorne Pet Den

Most Traditional Award: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Central Stake

Best Non-Profit Award:  Miss Pocatello, Miss Gate City and Miss Shoshone Scholarship Program

Best Commercial Award:  Food For Thought Take Out

Most Creative Award:  Pocatello and Chubbuck Rocks

Civitan Award:  Bannock County Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Task Force and Bannock County Search and Rescue

Children’s Choice Award:  Girl Scout Troop #564





During the recent Old Town Pocatello Annual Meeting, the award winners for this year were recognized.  Congratulations to the Annual Award Winners for 2017 and thank you for your many contributions to our downtown!


Spirit of Main Street Award                    Pocatello Art Center

Historic Restoration Award                    Stan & Sharon Gates, Historic Firehouse

Rehabilitation Award                             Pocatello High School – Academy Façade Project

Rehabilitation Award                             The Paris Neon Sign

Curb Appeal Award                              The Office Bar & Grill

New Generation Award                         Pocatello Pet Lodge, Too

President's Award                                Dennis Payne, Pocatello Parks & Recreation Department

Volunteer of the Year Award                  Lisa Brian

Advocate of the Year Award                  Kelly Martinez, KORR 104



Thank You Hanging Flower Basket Sponsors!


As the Summer and warm Fall come to an end, we would like to thank all of the sponsors who made the beautiful hanging flower baskets in Old Town possible this year. 

The flowers were beautiful and your generous support is greatly appreciated!


Bannock Civitans

Bannock County Commission

Bannock Development Corporation

Citizens Community Bank

Convergys Corporation


Dorsey Hill

ERA The Brokerage

Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company

Hanson Janitorial Supply, Inc.

Idaho Power Company

Intermountain Gas Company

J H S Architect

J.R. Simplot Company

Key Bank of Idaho

Leadership Pocatello

Maag Prescription Center, LLC

McCarthy M.P.


Myers Anderson Architects

NeighborWorks Pocatello

Old Federal Building

Pioneer Title Company

Pocatello Electric Company, Inc.

Pocatello Orthopedics

Porter's Office Products

Portneuf Medical Center

Quail Ridge

Racine Law

Rails West Federal Credit Union

Sign Up Signs & Graphics

Station Square


Tejac Advertising

U.S. Bank

University Financial Group, LLC

Varsity Facility Services


Thank you to Russ and Tracy for watering and caring for the flowers all summer. Thank you to Pinehurst Floral and Greenhouse for planting such beautiful baskets for us again this year.  Thank you to the staff at Myers Anderson Architects who hung the baskets up in May and took them down so they can be planted again for next year.  We appreciate your hard work very much!



Shop, Dine & Play in Old Town Pocatello Today!


There is always something happening in Old Town Pocatello!  The Summer months feature Revive @ 5 free weekly concerts every Wednesday and the Portneuf Valley Farmers Market every Wednesday and Saturday.  We host First Friday Art Walk on the first Friday of every month, all year long, from 5-8pm. Along with the everyday excitement of shopping in our beautiful shops and dining in the variety of our international restaurants, there's also special events, parades and activities for the entire family.  Come experience the charm of Old Town Pocatello and see what you've been missing.


Shop, Dine & Play in Old Town Pocatello

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420 N Main St

Pocatello, ID 83204






April First  

Friday Art Walk      April 6!   

Old Town will be alive with crowds on April 6, as we host the March First Friday Art Walk. Don't miss this opportunity to view and experience art by local artists as well as regional and national artists. The walk includes over twenty businesses, restaurants and galleries, some with art on display, some with the artist on hand and some providing a live demonstration. Refreshments are always available. You may also find live music along the way. All local residents and visitors are welcome. There is no charge to attend monthly Art Walks.


6th Annual Urban Invasion Obstacle Challenge

 April 28!

5K, 20 obstacles, four person team race!  Register today and don't miss the most exciting race filled with unexpected challenges and crazy obstacles!  Proceeds benefit SEICAA's community projects.   

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