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!
Food Truck Round Up
Every Monday at the Downtown Pavilion enjoy a variety of food trucks serving a variety of yummy foods from 4pm to dark. Enjoy the picnic tables and shade along with the music. Take your dinner down to Star Route Brewery and enjoy their patio and a cold brew. Or, take you meal home and enjoy a relaxing evening.
Bannock Civitan Revive @ 5 Summer Concerts
June 23 to September 1, End of Summer Bash on September 8
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.
Crafter's Market at Station Square
Open every Saturday
This indoor market features a variety of vendors offering hand-crafted items including jewelry, soaps, lotions, home decor, baked goods, and more. The Crafter's Market is open year-round for your shopping convenience!
First Friday Art Walk
Friday, August 6
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.
Oldies Rod & Custom Car Show
Saturyday, August 7
9:00am to 3:00pm
The Senior Activity Center and Historic Downtown Pocatello are pleased to present this Summer's Oldies
Rod & Custom Car Show! On Saturday, August 7, from 9am to 3pm come walk through and see all the beautiful cars and vehicles on display. The day will include food, music, raffles and a
working scaled replica of the USS Idaho will be on site. Fun for the entire family during this annual fundraiser for our Senior Activity Center. Plan now to #joinus!
Attention owners of classic, vintage, hot rods, cool rides, and everything in between, we would love to have you enter the Oldies Rod & Custom Car Show! Registration is now open! Show off for the day on August 7th during the Oldies Rod & Custom Car Show. There will be music, food, fun for the entire family and of course trophies! If you are interested, but have questions, please call the Senior Activity Center at 208-233-1212.
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.
Vendor Registration is now Open! Complete and return your registration today! This event is an excellent opportunity to showcase your business, products and services directly to with our ISU Bengals! Roar Bengals Roar!
Friday, September 17, 2021
$25 in Advance, $30 at the Door
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!
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
Click Here to see what's happening downtown this week!
Monday Food Truck Round Up!
Every Monday at the Downtown Pavilion enjoy a variety of food trucks serving a variety of yummy foods from 4pm to dark.
Revive @ 5 Wednesday Concerts !
The Bannock Civitan Club is excited to invite you to Revive @ 5 every Wednesday! 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.
The Portneuf Valley Farmers Market is open for another exciting season. The market will be open every Saturday at the Downtown Pavilion, 420 N. Main St., from 9am to 1pm through the end of October.
Be sure to stop by The Crafter's Market at Station Square. This indoor market is open on Saturdays from 10am to 2pm inside Station Square located at 200 S. Main. Discover unique and exciting locally crafted items with over 20 vendors each week.
First Friday Art Walk
On Friday, August 6, 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!
Rod & Custom Car Show
Vintage cars, hot rods, cool rides and more all on display on Saturday, August 7 from 9am to 3pm. This is a fundraiser for the Senior Activity Center so plan to buy some raffle tickets anc votes for your favorites! Click here for the registration form.
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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