Upcoming Events

ISU Homecoming Parade

Saturday, October 17


Float registration is now open.  For more information and to view the parade route map, please visit the ISU website, www.isu.edu or call 208-282-2297.  The parade theme this year is "Let The Good Times Roar!"  


Homecoming football game

2:30 pm

Holt Arena

ISU vs. Eastern Washington

Tickets available at ISU Ticket Office or by calling 282-FANS




Haunted History Walking Tours


SPIRO is back again this year to host another October full of hauntings!  Four buildings on the west side of Old Town Pocatello will be featured this year.  Remember, during our tours you get to go into each building and experience the buildings for yourself. Each tour lasts about 2.5 hours.  The walk is approximately 8 blocks total. Tour guides lead you through the tour and along the way share history about Old Town, other buildings and interesting facts.  


Tickets Now Available!

Tickets may be purchased by calling the Old Town office at 208-232-7545 or stopping by in person at 420 N. Main St.  Office hours are 10am to 4pm, Monday-Friday. Tickets may also be reserved for pick up by completing the form below.  Payment may be made on the phone or when tickets are picked up via cash, check, credit or debit card. 


A VIP TOUR has been added this year.  If you’d like to enjoy a very special evening with the SPIRO investigators, VIP TOUR tickets are available for October 23.  Tickets are $50 each and include a private dinner at PV’s Uncorked on Main with SPIRO and trolley transportation for the evening aboard the Citizens Community Bank Old Town Trolley.  Tickets for the VIP TOUR are very limited.


Tour Dates & Times:

Saturday, October 10th  6pm

Friday, October 16th 6pm

Saturday, October 17, 6pm

Friday, October 23, VIP TOUR 6pm includes dinner at PV's Uncorked on Main and Trolley Transportation

Friday, October 23, 8pm

Saturday, October 24, 3pm Matinee

Saturday, October 24, 6pm

Friday, October 30, 6pm


Please be sure to wear comfortable shoes.  Flashlights and cameras are welcome.  Please no children younger than 8 years old. Due to the nature of the tours, including stairs in every building, special accomodations cannot be made.


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Portneuf Valley Farmers Market


Now Open Every Saturday!

Closing Day Saturday, October 31

9:00am - 1:00pm
Old Town Pavilion
420 N. Main Street


The Market will be open every Saturday from 9am to 1pm through the end of October.  If you are interested in becoming a vendor at the market, please contact the Market Manager at 208-705-7333.


Old Town Annual Meeting

Thursday, October 29
Registration 5:30pm
Business Meeting 6:00pm

Old Town Pavilion
420 N. Main St.


The Old Town Pocatello, Inc. Board of Directors invite you to attend the 2015 Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony.  Registration will begin at 5:30pm and the business meeting will begin at 6:00pm.  The annual awards will be presented and the Board of Directors for 2015-2016 will be announced.  The public is welcome and refreshments will be served. 

Trick-or-Treat the Old Town Streets


Saturday, October 31
3:00 - 5:30pm
Locations throughout Old Town


Bring your children down for a safe Halloween afternoon as the Old Town merchants and businesses open their doors and hand out candy and treats to all visiting ghosts and goblins. 



First Friday Art Walk, November 6!

First Friday Art Walk takes place on the First Friday of each month, ALL Year Long
5:00 - 8:00pm

Old Town is alive with crowds of visitors on the first Friday of each month from 5-8pm.  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. Art Walk guides are available right here on this web site the Thursday before the walk.

Night of 1,000 Santas Festival &

Night Lights Parade, November 27th


Activities and FREE Trolley Rides 1pm-4pm

Santa Arrives at 4pm

Parade Begins at 6:30pm


Registration is now open for the Night Lights Parade.  Below you will find the Parade Instructions and Parade Registration Form.  Please review, complete and return to the Old Town Pocatello office.  This year credit card payments are available.  Please see the registration material for all of the details.  

Night Lights Parade Instructions & Information including the parade route map.
2015_Parade Instructions.pdf
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Night Lights Parade Registration Form complete and return to register.
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Small Business Saturday


Saturday, November 28

Shop in Old Town Pocatello!


The Saturday between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is Small Business Saturday.  Shop Small All Day Long!  Why should you shop, dine and play in Old Town?  Because our collection of specialty shops, restaurants, art galleries, bars, pubs, studios, schools and professional offices (all 239 of them) are all owned by small business people who live right here.  They offer a wonderful variety of inventories, foods and services and they support our local community.  They hire local and they buy local too.  Shop Small and Shop in Old Town.  Locals love locals!

Shop Til' You Drop Saturday


Saturday, December 19
Locations throughout Old Town

The last Saturday before Christmas!  The Old Town merchants invite you to Shop Til' You Drop in Old Town Pocatello.  Keep your shopping local while you enjoy the charm of our beautiful shops and restaurants.  From fashion and jewelry to fishing poles, bikes, skis, and don't forget gift cards too, you will find everything on your shopping list in Old Town.  Come Shop Til' You Drop in Old Town Pocatello on Saturday, December 19. 

Idaho Bridal Fair 2016


Idaho's Premier Bridal Fair!

Saturday, March 5, 2016


Red Lion Hotel Pocatello

1555 Pocatello Creek Road


Idaho Bridal Fair 2016 will return to Pocatello on Saturday, March 5, 2016.  Beginning at 9am, the Red Lion Hotel Pocatello will showcase everything a bride and groom needs to plan the perfect wedding, honeymoon and future.  From florists to jewelers, and from caterers to entertainment, local businesses will display their products and services designed to help orchestrate the day you will treasure forever.  


Bride registration and vendor registration will open soon at www.idahobridalfair.com.

6th Annual Gate City Brewfest


Saturday, March 12, 2016


Various Locations Throughout Old Town


The 6th Annual Gate City Brewfest will be returning to Old Town Pocatello on Saturday, March 12. From 1pm to 6pm, sample 70+ handcrafted beers, enjoy great food and live entertainment at the Old Town restaurants, pubs and bars. Tickets are just $25 for a day full of unlimited pours and can be purchased beginning in December.

4th Annual Urban Invasion Obstacle Challenge


Saturday, April 23

8am-Noon Competition

Noon-3pm After Party, Live Music, Beverages & Prizes

Old Town Pavilion

420 N. Main St.


Pocatello's only 5K obstacle race will be returning to Old Town Pocatello on Saturday, April 23rd.  Plan now to compete as SEICAA and Old Town Pocatello host this four person team race.  Grab your three most adventure seeking friends and register your team to compete your way through Old Town.  Along the course you'll encounter 20 crazy obstacles built by local businesses and organizations.  Test your mettle against other invasive runners and win great prizes and bragging rights.  

Revive @ 5 Free Summer Concerts


Every Wednesday, end of May to beginning of September

5:00pm - 8:00pm

Old Town Pavilion

420 N. Main Street


Hosted by the Bannock Civitan Club, Revive @ 5 is the place to be on Wednesday nights during the summer.  The event features a live band each week, a different featured restaurant each week, cold beverages, the Wednesday Farmers Market and fun for the entire family. 


If you are a band member who would like to get your band scheduled for the 2016 season, please contact Neil Tocher at tochneil@isu.edu.

Welcome Back Orange & Black

Monday, August 22


Old Town Pavilion


The business community of Pocatello and Chubbuck will welcome back our ISU Bengals with the 5th Annual Welcome Back Orange & Black event.  All ISU students, faculty and staff are invited to attend.  If you own a business and would like a booth during the event to promote your products and services, visit www.isucommuniversity.com.




There's Always Something Happening in Old Town!

Our staff and Promotions Committee are continuously working to bring additional events to Old Town. If you have an upcoming event planned in Old Town or an event you would like to bring to Pocatello, please contact the Old Town staff at 208-232-7545 or write spalagi@oldtownpocatello.com. Our events would not be possible without the generous help and support of many community volunteers, supporters and friends. 

Shop, Dine & Play in Old Town Pocatello

Old Town Pocatello, Inc.

420 N Main St

Pocatello, ID 83204




Haunted History Tour Tickets Now Available!  Back for another fun October, SPIRO and Old Town will be hosting our annual haunted building tours.  Four buildings will be featured this year and we've added a special VIP Tour.  Click here for ticket information.  Don't wait, our tickets sell out fast.


Portneuf Valley Farmers Market, Open Every Saturday! The Farmers Market is now open every Saturday from 9am-1pm through the end of October. Come shop the market and find the freshest local produce, bedding plants, trees, flowers, hanging baskets and more!  On the 400 block of N. UP Avenue, just behind the Old Town Pavilion.


Trick-or-Treat the Old Town Streets, October 31!  The merchants of Old Town will open their doors for an afternoon of Halloween fun from 3-5:30pm. Come in costume and enjoy day time trick-or-treating in Old Town Pocatello!


First Friday Art Walk, November 6! Come enjoy an evening of art, music, fashion, food and more from 5-8pm in locations throughout Old Town.  Admission is free and so is the parking.


Night of 1,000 Santas Festival & Night Lights Parade, Friday, November 27!  Parade registration is now open.  Please complete the registration form or call the Old Town office to register, 208-232-7545.  Click here to view registration information.

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