Below is a description of the signature events in Historic Downtown 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!
First Friday Art Walk
Friday, May 5
Locations throughout Downtown
Historic Downtown Pocatello is the place to be on the first Friday of every month. First Friday Art Walk features art, music, food, fashion and more in over 20 downtown shops and restaurants. Admission and parking for this event are free. From 5 to 8pm on the first Friday of every month you are invited to come enjoy Art Walk in Historic Downtown Pocatello.
Saturdays, 9am to 1pm, May 1 through October 30
420 N. Main St.
The Market is open every Saturday from 9am to 1pm. Located at the Downtown 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.
10th Annual Gate City Brewfest
Saturday, June 5
3pm to 7pm Regular Admission
20+ 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! From 3-7pm stroll through Downtown visiting our charming restaurants, bars and breweries to sample local, regional and national craft beers. Tickets are on sale now at www.gatecitybrewfest.com.
Bannock Civitan's Revive @ 5 Summer Concert Series will kick off this Summer's season on Wednesday, June 30! The KYD-J Band will be performing from 5-8:30pm! We will have cold beverages, delicious food and fun for the entire family! The season will run through September 1! The full schedule will be posted soon. We can't wait to see all of our friends and fans!
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!
Independence Day Parade
Date and Details for 2021 to be determined soon.
Flea Market & Antique Show on Main Street
Saturday, July 17
9:00am to 2:00pm
Main Street, next to the Farmers Market
Historic Downtown 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. Just think of all the great shopping in one beautiful location. Show opens at 9am and runs until 2pm.
Oldies Rod & Custom Car Show
Saturyday, August 7, 2021
9:00am to 3:00pm
Historic Downtown Pocatello and the Senior Activity Center are pleased to present the Annual Oldies Rod & Custom Car Show on Main Street! 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!
3rd Annual Neon Street Dance
Saturday, August 7, 2021
5:00pm to 11:00pm
East Center Street, just East of the Center Street Underpass
Historic Downtown 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 23
The business community of Pocatello and Chubbuck will welcome back our ISU Bengals with the 10th Annual Welcome Back Orange & Black event.
The Great Pumpkin Festival
Saturday, October 2, 2021
9am to 2pm
With the Portneuf Valley Farmers Market!
The Great Pumpkin Festival and Farmers Market Fall Festival will return to Historic Downtown Pocatello on Saturday, October 2. From 9am to 2pm enjoy everything Fall! Decor, pumpkins, harvest produce, vendors with all types of items for the holiday season and more!
Haunted History Walking Tours
Our favorite paranormal investigators are back! SPIRO Paranormal and Historic Downtown Pocatello are pleased to present the 13th Annual Haunted History Walking Tours in October 2021. Visit four haunted buildings in Historic Downtown Pocatello, not just walk by them, but go inside to learn more about the history of the building and experience for yourself the charm and haunts inside!
Tickets will go on sale in August 2021. These tours sell out each year so watch for ticket announcements!
Date and Details for 2021 to be determined soon.
Annual Christmas Night Lights Parade
Friday, November 26
The Historic Downtown Pocatello Christmas adventure begins Friday at 6:30pm when the annual Christmas Night Lights Parade starts winding its way through Downtown Pocatello. Hundreds of floats will have candy and treats for the kids. The parade route will run 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 Downtown Pavilion. Registration for entries will open in September.
Small Business Saturday
Saturday, November 27
11am to 3pm
Plan to visit Historic Downtown Pocatello as we celebrate Small Business Saturday! There will be shopping specials, dining specials, activities for the kids, and of course, photos with Santa.
Easter Egg Eggstravaganza
Saturday, April 9, 2022
11am to 2pm
From 11am to 2pm the Easter Bunny will be Downtown for photos and will have eggs with treats for the kids. Eggs will be available while supplies last.
There's Always Something Happening Downtown!
Our staff and Promotions & Events Committee are continuously working to bring additional events to Downtown. If you have an upcoming event planned in Downtown or an event you would like to bring to Pocatello, please contact the Historic Downtown Pocatello office 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.
Historic Downtown Pocatello
420 N Main St
Pocatello, ID 83204
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Farmers Market Opening Day
It's time for the Portneuf Valley Farmers Market to open for another exciting season. Plan now to come shop the market on Saturday, May 1 from 9am to 1pm. There will be a variety of specials just in time for Mother's Day. The market will be open every Saturday at the Downtown Pavilion, 420 N. Main St., from 9am to 1pm through the end of October.
First Friday Art Walk
On Friday, May 5, you are invited to come Downtown and enjoy First Friday Art Walk. 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 Downtown and enjoy the charm of our monthly Art Walk! Admission is free and so is the parking
Gate City Brewfest
Tickets are on sale now for the return of Gate City Brewfest! Join us on Saturday, June 5 from 3-7pm to sample over 70 beers in 20 locations. Our beer stroll is back and will be better than ever! Get your tickets today! Click here to buy tickets and save $5!
Revive @ 5 Wednesday Concerts Begin
The Bannock Civitan Club is excited to announce Revive @ 5 Weekly Wednesday Summer Concerts will begin on Wednesday, June 30. The Kyd-J Band will kick off the summer schedule playing from 5-8:30pm. Be sure to come listen to great music, enjoy delicious food and cold beverages at the Downtown Pavilion! Concerts will continue every Wednesday thru September 8, 5-8pm.
Relight the Night Historic Neon Sign Project
Relight the Night is in the process of raising funds for our next neon sign restoration. To help make this next sign relighting possible click on the Donate Now button below. Thank you!
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