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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This Week in Old Town Pocatello!
So much to see and do in Old Town Pocatello! Take a look at what's coming up this week:
Thank you to all who came out to enjoy the Downtown Days Flea Market & Antique Show alongside the Portneuf Valley Farmers Market on Saturday! It was a beautiful day that featured so much shopping, dining and fun for the entire family. The Budweiser Clydesdales were definitely a wonderful addition to the event. Many thanks to our friends at Watkins Distributing for making their visit possible. Thanks also to Wendy Vaughn from The Elwen Cottage for managing the Flea Market & Antique Show and to all of the volunteers that made the day possible: Steve Vaughn, Lisa Brian, Lance Buttars, Anne Nichols, Peter Pruitt, Kevin Lish, Wendy Swore, Jane Warnock, Krystal Chanda, Darin Black and the Boy Scout Troop from Holy Spirit Catholic Church & School.
Every Wednesday kids age 8 and under can order from the kids menu and eat for FREE at Villano’s Italian. Parents should plan now to bring the entire family to enjoy a delicious, traditional Italian meal at Villano’s this Wednesday!
Revive @ 5 on Wednesday will feature live music by Soul Full of Blues. Phil Meador Subaru is this week’s sponsor. El Herradero will have delicious food available for our crowd. The special feature this week in the “best dressed cowboy or cowgirl contest.” The Wednesday Farmers Market will be open, too! Come enjoy great music, food, cold beverages, ice cream, and more on Wednesday from 5-8pm at the Old Town Pavilion.
PV’s Uncorked on Main will host their monthly wine tasting event on Thursday. They will be hosting a five course wine pairing beginning at 6:30pm. Reservations are required. Please call 208-233-1322 to reserve your spot today.
The Bridge, inside the Historic Yellowstone Hotel, invites you to enjoy Thursday night wine tasting from 5-7pm. On Mondays and Tuesdays The Bridge features their smoked wings for $1 each. On Wednesdays be there for $5 Martini night. They love to host large or small parties. Call for reservations, 208-234-7000.
The Portneuf Valley Farmers Market will host their Annual Family Day at the Market on Saturday. From 9am to 1pm there will be fun for the entire family including a petting zoo, bouncy house, and entertainment. Fresh produce, handmade crafts, jewelry, delicious breads, kettle korn, and more, all at the Portneuf Valley Farmers Market!
Summer Music Fest is coming on Saturday! Catch an afternoon of live music as bands play from 2-6pm at featured bars and restaurants. Enjoy fantastic food and cold drink specials, vote for your favorite bands, and enter to win some great prizes! Pick your favorite place to start and visit each participating location along the way to enjoy all of the fun. Free Admission! Participating locations include: Center Street Clubhouse, The Office Bar, Odyssey Bar, First National Bar, The Bridge, Station Square, Parfive, PV’s Uncorked on Main hosted with Pocatello Athletic Club, and Bru House. For more information, please visit www.oldtownpocatello.com.
Idaho’s Antique Row will be celebrating Christmas in July! On Saturday, plan to come shop downtown during this special sale and find great prices, a huge selection of inventory and treasures, just in time to start thinking about holiday decorating and gift giving. Participating shops include: Kanda's & Company at the Elks Lodge 410 S. Main Street, Vain & Vintage at 148 N. Main, and The Elwen Cottage at 334 N. Main.
The First National will feature their Revive @ 5 After Party on Wednesday beginning at 8pm with Rooster Robinette. Rooster will return for a Friday night show beginning at 9:30pm. On Saturday catch the Christian Mills Band on stage at 10pm.
Portneuf Valley Brewing will feature Steel Head Red on Friday at 8:30pm and Whistle Pig on Saturday night. Both shows begin at 8:30pm with no cover. Be sure to get there early to enjoy a cold brew and delicious dinner before the shows.
Back by popular demand - Comedy Night at The Bridge on Saturday, July 28. Due to the success of their last several sold out shows, Comedy Night is returning and will feature the amazing comedian Krystal Moore from Boise. Cost is $10 per person at the door. Reservations are highly recommended by calling The Bridge at 208-234-7000. Hurry, the last several shows had people away so call early and don't miss this outstanding show! Show is 21 and over.
Old Town Pocatello is pleased to present the “1st Annual Downtown Days Neon Street Dance!” Mark your calendars and plan now to come out with your best neon and enjoy a night of music, dancing and food. DJ Adrian will be spinning a variety of tunes from 6-8pm and KIN will be performing on stage from 8-10pm. Local restaurants and bars will have special menu items and of course drink specials, too. East Center Street, just East of the Center Street Underpass is the place to be on Saturday, August 4. Festivities begin at 6pm! Special thanks to our sponsors: The Office Bar, Idaho State Journal, KZBQ, KORR 104, KMGI, KSEI, My Local Pocatello and Old Town Pocatello’s Relight the Night Committee. #oldtownpocatello#pocatello #mylocalpocatello
We are so excited to welcome five new businesses to the Old Town Pocatello neighborhood!
Play Time Café is now open at 123 S. Main St. Play Time Café is a mix drink soda bar and retro gaming center. They have finished a complete remodel of the space and it’s perfect for getting together with some friends, LAN parties, events, or even if you want to relax and kick it old school by yourself. And, the Mario Bros. Carts in the parade were so much fun! Be sure to stop in and enjoy this new business on Main Street.
Timeless Treasures Boutique is now open at 326 E. Center St. This charming boutique features antiques, collectibles, jewelry, accessories and a huge inventory of formal and special occasion dresses. Lots of shopping to do in this shop. Be sure to stop in this week.
Welcome Jim Dandy Brewing now open at 305 E. Lander. Pocatello’s newest brewery features a variety of handcrafted beers, a beautiful patio, and a schedule of visiting food trucks to enjoy along with the beer. Sounds like the perfect night out!
StoryCollectors, is now located inside the Kane Building at 315 W. Center St. Owner Steven Robert McCurdy is originally from Pocatello and has returned. He has traveled the world and created story telling documentaries. Steven is a writer, director, cameraman and editor. He is creating a documentary about Old Town Pocatello and our community. Welcome home Steven and welcome to our neighborhood!
One Up VR is now open at 928 N. Main St. One Up VR is a family oriented virtual reality center that accommodates Virtual Reality Gaming and Exploration! They have a variety of specials to celebrate their opening. Call 208-904-3888 for more information, or stop in and take a tour.
Wednesday Concerts Are Here!
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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Summer Music Fest
Summer Music Fest is coming downtown! Catch an afternoon of live music as bands play from 2-6pm at featured bars and restaurants. Enjoy food and drink specials, vote for your favorite bands, win some great prizes!
Friday Art Walk August 3!
Old Town will be alive with crowds on August 3, as we host the August 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.
Downtown Days Neon Street Dance
Old Town Pocatello is pleased to present the “1st Annual Downtown Days Neon Street Dance!” Mark your calendars and plan now to come out with your best neon and enjoy a night of music, dancing and food. DJ Adrian will be spinning a variety of tunes from 6-8pm and KIN will be performing on stage from 8-10pm. Local restaurants and bars will have special menu items and of course drink specials, too. East Center Street, just East of the Center Street Underpass is the place to be on Saturday, August 4. Festivities begin at 6pm!
Portneuf Valley Farmers Market
Saturdays 9am to 1pm!
The Portneuf Valley Farmers Market is open for the summer! Enjoy local, fresh produce and more every Saturday from 9am to 1pm at the Old Town Pavilion! And, every Wednesday from 5pm to 8pm May 23 through August 29 in conjunction with the Revive @ 5 Summer Concerts!
Revive @ 5 Summer Concerts Wednesdays
The Bannock Civitan Club is excited to once again host the Revive @ 5 Summer Concert Series. Please plan to join us at the Old Town Pavilion every Wednesday from 5-8pm all Summer long! The evening features free admission, a live band on stage each week, a different restaurant offering a dinner menu, the Wednesday Portneuf Valley Farmers Market, cold beverages, ice cream and tons of fun for the entire family! Click here to view this summer's schedule.
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