Upcoming Events

Parade & Small Business Saturday


Friday November 29, Parade at 6:30pm

Saturday November 30, Candy Cane Event & Santa 11am-3pm


Parade registration is now open.  Please click here to register your entry.


The Old Town Pocatello Christmas adventure begins Friday, November 29 at 6:30pm when “A Night So Bright” Lights Parade starts winding its way through Old Town Pocatello. Rudolph has given presenting sponsor ISU Credit Union thousands of reindeer antlers to be given away along the parade route to children 12 and under. Hundreds of floats will have candy and treats for the kids. The parade route is the same as last year, running from 3rd and East Center and traveling under the Center Street Underpass to The Yellowstone and turning to travel North on Main Street to the Old Town Pavilion.  Registration for the parade will be open until 5pm on Wednesday, November 27.


Plan to visit Old Town for the Candy Cane Event & Santa on Saturday, November 30!  Visit the shops and restaurants of Old Town to discover Candy Canes!  To celebrate Small Business Saturday, 100’s of Candy Canes will be available as you shop, dine and play downtown. Some Candy Canes have a value, up to $100. The day will also feature a variety of free, family friendly activities including:  photos with Santa at Station Square, make a jingle bell necklace at Poky Kids, enjoy frosting cookies and milk at The Yellowstone Restaurant, write letters to Santa with Mrs. Claus at Kanda’s & Co., make and take an ornament at Cherub Capers Creations, visit with Ruddy the Reindeer and get some snow-to-go at Poky Dot Boutique, paint a Dr. Seuss Tree or Whoo-cicle at The Elwen Cottage.  The Citizens Community Bank Old Town Trolley will also be running with free rides for families.  All of the fun will run from 11am to 3pm, or while supplies last.


These shops that will have Candy Canes with specials for Mom and Dad:

Pocatello Pet Lodge, 145 S. 3rd Ave.
Pocatello Pet Lodge, Too, 143 S. 2nd Ave.
The Yellowstone Restaurant, 230 W. Bonneville

DNH Studios, 220 S. Main St.
Station Square, 200 S. Main
Poky Kids, Station Square, 200 S. Main
Kanda's & Co., 159 S. Main 
Cherub Capers Creations, 115 N. Main St.
Molinelli’s Jewelers, 126 N. Main

Old Town Mercantile & Antiques, 134 N. Main
Vain & Vintage, 149 N. Main
Villano's Italian Restaurant, 165 N. Main
Poky Dot Boutique, 201 N. Main
Enchantments, 233 N. Main
Grecian Key Restaurant, 314 N. Main
The Elwen Cottage, 334 N. Main
Main Street Music, 401 N. Main
Ritzy Repeats, 401 1/2 N. Main


Thank you to our presenting sponsors ISU Credit Union and Station Square, and our event sponsors: Citizens Community Bank, Pocatello-Chubbuck Chamber of Commerce, Bannock Civitan, Jordan & Company, Myers Anderson Architects, AvCenter Professional Aviation Services, Inc., Pocatello Pet Lodge and Pocatello Pet Lodge Too, Dorsey Hill Family, Idaho State Journal, KZBQ, KORR 104, KSEI, KMGI and KOUU for making these two-days-full-of-Christmas-fun in Old Town possible! 


First Friday Art Walk


Friday, December 6


Locations throughout Old Town 


Old Town Pocatello is the place to be on the First Friday of every month, all year long. First Friday Art Walk features art, music, food, fashion and more in over 20 downtown shops and restaurants. Admission to the event is free. Parking is free, too. From 5 to 8pm on the first Friday of every month you are invited to come enjoy Art Walk in Old Town Pocatello. 

Idaho Bridal Fair 2020 - February 29


Idaho's Premier Bridal Fair!

Saturday, February 29


Red Lion Hotel Pocatello

1555 Pocatello Creek Road


Beginning at 9am, we 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 and Vendor Registration is Now Open!  Click here for details.

10th Annual Gate City Brewfest


Saturday, March 14, 2020


Various Locations Throughout Old Town


The biggest, most unique "beerfest" anywhere!  Mark your calendars for the 10th Annual Gate City Brewfest returning to Old Town Pocatello on Saturday, March 14, 2020.

Easter Egg Eggstravaganza


Saturday, April 4, 2020

11am to 2pm

Participating Old Town Merchants


Eggciting Family Fun Easter Egg Eggstravaganza! Old Town is the place to be on Saturday, April 4!  Participating merchants will have thousands of Easter Eggs filled with fun items for the kids beginning at 11am. Bring the family along with baskets to collect the eggs.  Walk shop to shop collecting eggs and great coupons from our merchants. Free photos with the Easter Bunny  at Station Square from 11am until 2pm.

Portneuf Valley Farmers Market


Saturdays, 9am to 1pm, May 2 through October 31

Wednesdays, 5-8pm, May 20 through September 2

Old Town Pavilion

420 N. Main St.


The Market is open every Saturday from 9am to 1pm, May through October, and every Wednesday from May 20 to September 2 from 5-8pm.  Located at the Old Town Pavilion, 420 N. Main St., the Portneuf Valley Farmers Market brings the community of Pocatello and Chubbuck fresh produce, locally grown plants, trees and shrubs, hanging flower baskets, fresh baked goods, jams, jellies, honey and a varienty of handmade arts and craft items. Come shop the Market!   Buy local and help support over 100 local growers, artists and crafters.  Fresh, Local & Friendly at the Portneuf Valley Farmers Market.


For questions about the Market, or how to become a vendor, please call 208-705-7333.

Revive @ 5 Summer Concerts

Every Wednesday

May 20 through September 2, 2020

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.  Live music, great food, family fun, the Wednesday Farmers Market, and more!  All from 5-8pm at the Old Town Pavilion, 420 N. Main St.  Join us!

Downtown Days

Oldies Rod & Custom Car Show


Saturyday, June 13

9:00am to 3:00pm


Old Town Pocatello and the Senior Activity Center are pleased to present the Annual Oldies Rod & Custom Car Show on Main Street!  On Saturday June 13, come walk through all of the beautiful vehicles on display.  The Portneuf Valley Farmer Market will be open, too.  There will be food, music and fun for the entire family!

Downtown Days

Flea Market & Antique Show on Main Street


Saturday, July 11, 2020

9:00am to 2:00pm

Main Street, next to the Farmers Market


Old Town Pocatello is pleased to present “Downtown Days Flea Market & Antique Show!” Vendors of all types will be set up in a festive style along Main Street right next to the Portneuf Valley Farmers Market. Just think of all the great shopping in one beautiful location. Show opens at 9am and runs until 2pm. 

Downtown Days

3rd Annual Neon Street Dance


Saturday, August 1, 2020

6:00pm to 11:00pm

East Center Street, just East of the Center Street Underpass


Old Town Pocatello is pleased to present the “3rd 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!

Welcome Back Orange & Black

Monday, August 24, 2020


Old Town Pavilion


The business community of Pocatello and Chubbuck will welcome back our ISU Bengals with the 11th Annual Welcome Back Orange & Black event.  All ISU students, faculty and staff are invited to attend.  The event features food, music, games, prizes and free T-shirts for students.  Vendor registration for businesses will open in June 2020.  Mark your calendars now and plan to attend!

Brewfest 2

Saturday, September 5, 2020

4:00pm to 9:00pm

North Main Street


Brewfest 2 is coming to Old Town on Saturday, September 5.  From 4-9pm, enjoy local and regional craft beers, great food, live music on stage, lawn games and more on Main Street!  This street style beer festival will be hosted by Old Town Pocatello, Inc. and the Pocatello-Chubbuck Chamber of Commerce along North Main Street.  If you love Gate City Brewfest in March every year, you are going to love Gate City Brewfest 2, just in time for the Fall beer selections!


The Great Pumpkin Festival


Saturday, October 3, 2020

9am to 2pm

With the Portneuf Valley Farmers Market!


Old Town Pocatello is pleased to present “The Great Pumpkin Festival!”  The Portneuf Valley Farmers Market will move to Main Street and a variety of new vendors will be on hand with items for holiday decorating and gift giving. There will be a pie baking contest, face painting, music, food and lots of fun for the entire family!

12th Annual


Haunted History Walking Tours


2020 Tour Dates:  October 10, 16, 17, 23, 24 and 30.


Our favorite paranormal investigators are back! SPIRO Paranormal and Old Town Pocatello are pleased to present the 12th Annual Haunted History Walking Tours. Visit four haunted buildings in Old Town Pocatello, not just walk by them, but go inside to learn more about the history of the building and experience for yourself any haunted activity taking place.


Tickets will go on sale in September.  

Trick-or-Treat the Old Town Streets


Saturday, October 31, 2020
11:00am to 1:00pm

Portneuf Valley Farmers Market &
Locations throughout Old Town


Bring your children down for a safe Halloween trick-or-treat event as the Portneuf Valley Farmers Market and Old Town merchants and businesses open their doors and hand out candy and treats to all visiting ghosts and goblins. 


There's Always Something Happening in Old Town!

Our staff and Promotions & Events 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




Registration is now open for this year's "Rudolph's A Night So Bright" Christmas Parade

Hosted by presenting sponsor ISU Credit Union, the traditional Christmas parade will begin winding it's way through Old Town Pocatello on Friday, November 29th at 6:30pm.  Be sure to register your entry today by clicking here!


Small Business Saturday Candy Cane Event & Santa   

  November 30! 

Visit the shops and restaurants of Old Town to discover Candy Canes! To celebrate Small Business Saturday, 100’s of Candy Canes will be available as you shop, dine and play downtown. Some Candy Canes have a value, up to $100. The day will also feature visits and free photos with Santa at Station Square from 11am to 3pm. Throughout Old Town kids will enjoy cookies and milk, make-and-take crafts, and free trolley rides. It pays to shop small!


First Friday Art Walk

  December 6!

The December First Friday Art Walk will be held in locations throughout Old Town on Friday  December 6.  The festivities will begin at 5pm and will include local and regional art, live music, food, wine tasting and more.  Plan now to come stroll through Old Town and enjoy the charm of our monthly Art Walk!


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