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
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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
October 31, 2020
11:00am to 1:00pm
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 email@example.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
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
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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