Below is a description of the signature events in Old Town Pocatello. In addition, there are a variety of events hosted by our businesses. For a complete list of all events in the area, please click here to visit our Events page on Facebook. Thank you!
Saturdays, 9am to 1pm, May 9 through October 31
Wednesdays, 5-8pm, July 1 to September 9
Old Town Pavilion
420 N. Main St.
The Market is open every Saturday from 9am to 1pm, May through October, and every Wednesday in conjunction with Revive @ 5 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.
First Friday Art Walk
Friday, August 7
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.
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!
Welcome Back Orange & Black
Monday, August 17, 2020
Times to be announced soon
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. Final event details will be released soon. We are excited to welcome back our Bengals in a safe and healthy way!
10th Annual Gate City Brewfest
Saturday, August 29, 2020
VIP Event, Noon to 1pm Old Town Pavilion
1pm to 6pm Regular Admission
21 Locations throughout the Downtown Area
Gate City Brewfest is returning to Pocatello for the 10th year and it’s going to be bigger than ever before! On Saturday, August 29, from 1-6pm brewers will offer over 80 different beers for tasting in restaurants, pubs and bars throughout Downtown Pocatello. Sample craft beers new to our area plus local and regional favorites. Tickets will be on sale soon at gatecitybrewfest.com and are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Be sure to also check out this year’s VIP package with some fun Brewfest swag. Special thanks to Watkins Distributing, Hayden Beverage Company, TEC Distributing, Craig Stein Beverage, Northwest Specialty Beverage, Bank of Idaho, Jim Dandy Brewing, Portneuf Valley Brewsing, Wanderlust, Visit Pocatello, the Idaho State Journal, Jeeves Ads, and to 93.9 KZBQ, KORR 104, Magik 102.5, KSEI and KOUU radio.
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.
Christmas Night Lights Parade &
Small Business Saturday Candy Cane Event & Santa
Friday, November 27, Parade at 6:30pm
Saturday, November 28, Candy Cane Event and Santa 11am to 3pm
Idaho Bridal Fair 2021 - March 6
Idaho's Premier Bridal Fair!
Saturday, March 6
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.
Easter Egg Eggstravaganza
Saturday, March 27, 2021
11am to 2pm
Participating Old Town Merchants
Fun Filled Eggs, photos with the Easter Bunny, and more in locations throughout Old Town Pocatello.
Oldies Rod & Custom Car Show
Saturyday, June 12, 2021
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 12, 2021, 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 10, 2021
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 7, 2021
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!
The Great Pumpkin Festival
Saturday, October 2, 2021
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!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Our events would not be possible without the generous help and support of many community volunteers, supporters and friends.
Old Town Pocatello, Inc.
420 N Main St
Pocatello, ID 83204
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Portneuf Valley Farmers Market Now Open!
The Farmers Market will be open every Saturday from 9am to 1pm through the end of October at the Old Town Pavilion. Plan to come purchase local, fresh produce and food items.
First Friday Art Walk
The August First Friday Art Walk will be held in locations throughout Old Town on Friday, August 7. The festivities will begin at 5pm and will include local and regional art, live music, food, fashion and more. Plan now to come stroll through Old Town and enjoy the charm of our monthly Art Walk!
Revive @ 5 Summer Concerts
Aug 5-Sept 9!
Old Town Pocatello is the place to be on Wednesday nights as the Bannock Civitan Club presents Revive @ 5! Kicking off on August 5 and continuing through September 9, enjoy live music, great food and family fun from 5-8pm at the Old Town Pavilion!
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