It’s finally April! It’s warmer outside and the sun is staying out a little longer—you know what that means—more events :)

Whether you’re looking for date ideas, nights out with your friends, or family-friendly activities for you and your kids, April in Boise is absolutely jam-packed with incredibly fun things to do.

Here’s a list of the best April events in Boise that you should definitely know about :)

Pictures with The Bunny

  • Boise Towne Square
  • April 1-16

Event Description: "Hop, hop, hooray, it’s Easter Bunny picture time! Don’t miss out on making eggs-tra-special memories with everyone’s favorite fluffy friend."

 

Pet Pictures with The Bunny

  • April 4

Event Description: "Get egg-cited for our pet photo nights! Make sure your fur family is looking paw-fect for their Easter pictures with The Bunny."

 

Boise Farmers Market 2022

  • April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Event Description: "The Boise Farmers Market Walk-thru Farmers Market opens April 2nd and is open every Saturday, rain or shine, through October 29th!"

 

Idaho Steelheads Games

  • Idaho Central Arena
  • April 6-9

April 7, 8, and 9 are the final three Idaho Steelheads home games of the season.

 

The Spongebob Musical

  • The Morrison Center
  • April 6-9

SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom take to The Morrison Center stage!

 

First Thursday

  • Downtown Boise
  • April 7

Event Description: "Treat yourself to a fun night with your favorite downtown retailers, services, watering holes and restaurants by browsing the listings below and making a plan to enjoy the places that make Downtown Boise the special place that it is."

 

Idaho Horse Expo

  • Ford Idaho Center Horse Park
  • April 8-10

Event Description: "Each year the Idaho Horse Council produces the State’s largest equine EXPO which attracts exhibitors and spectators from across the United States."

 

Idaho Talent Fest

  • Nampa Civic Center
  • April 9

Event Description: "The FSHD Society, Idaho Chapter, will be hosting the second annual Idaho Talent Fest to Cure FSH Muscular Dystrophy (FSHD)."

 

Gem State Comic Con 2022

  • Expo Idaho
  • April 9

Event Description: "Gem State Comic Con is a pop culture and comic convention in Boise, ID celebrating all fandoms. It is a day of fun for the entire family where there are no strangers - just the friends you haven't met yet. Come meet celebrity guests, shop from local vendors, chat with artists, cosplay, play tabletop and video games, and more, and - most importantly - create memories for years to cherish."

 

Great Idaho Gun Show

  • Ford Idaho Center
  • April 9-10

Event Description: "The Boise Gun Show will be held next on Apr 9th-10th, 2022 with additional shows on Jun 4th-5th, 2022, Sep 10th-11th, 2022, and Nov 12th-13th, 2022 in Nampa, ID. This Nampa gun show is held at Ford Idaho Center and hosted by Lewis Clark Trader. All federal, state and local firearm ordinances and laws must be obeyed."

 

Easter EGGstravaganza

  • Zoo Boise
  • April 9-10

Event Description: "After a 2-year hiatus, Easter EGGstraganza is going to be bigger and better than ever. To celebrate, Easter EGGstravaganza is happening for 2 full days. Both days will be jam-packed full of candy stations, animal enrichment, activities, photo-ops, and vendors. It will be totally EGG-cellent! Hop on over to Zoo Boise and meet the Easter Bunny and animal helpers as they pass out over 30,000 pieces of candy and eggs! There will be Easter Bunny photo-ops, face painting, special treats for the animals, and much more!"

 

Blippi the Musical

  • Ford Idaho Center
  • April 12

Event Description: "Blippi The Musical brings the energetic and loveable character Blippi off the screen and onto the stage with world-class production, audience engagement and amazing music. Children from the ages of 2 to 7 years old across the world have quickly taken a liking to Blippi’s charismatic personality and innovative teaching lessons! In the Live show they will continue to learn about the world around them while singing and dancing along with this one of a kind show."

 

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt

  • Harward Rec Center Park
  • April 15

Event Description: "The Nampa Parks & Recreation Department has added a twist to your traditional egg hunt . . . .hunting in the DARK. Join us for our annual Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt at the Harward Rec Center Park. Bring your own flashlight and search the park for every last egg."

 

Spring Eggstravaganza

  • Indian Creek Plaza
  • April 16

Event Description: "Children will enjoy hunting for over 20,000 thousand eggs, meeting the Easter bunny, our Homes of Idaho ‘cutest chick’ contest, and other children’s activities. The whole family will enjoy our spring market with local crafts and yummy treats!"

 

Easter Egg Hunt on The Blue

  • Albertson's Stadium
  • April 16

Event Description: "The Easter Egg Hunt on The Blue is hosted by the President’s Club for donor recognition society members, as well as members of the Alumni Association and Bronco Athletic Association and their families. There will be more than 15,000 eggs on The Blue, including special prize eggs. The age groups are 0-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12 years of age. Please bring your own Easter basket and wear your blue and orange. Parking is available in the West Stadium lot."

 

Capital City Public Market

  • The Grove Plaza
  • April 16, 23, 30

Event Description: "2022 will be our 28th Season in Downtown Boise! Every Saturday, you can meet the producers themselves and feel confident you are buying a product made in Idaho, from a local who knows the product they sell. We are open from mid-April to mid-December, and are proud to provide locals and tourists alike the chance to eat fresh, shop small, and experience dynamic Downtown Boise."

 

PBR Unleash the Beast Tour

  • Ford Idaho Center
  • April 22-23

Event Description: "Every event begins with pyrotechnics, explosions, and flames. Then the excitement really begins when the Top 35 bull riders in the world compete against the fiercest bucking bulls on the planet, providing two hours of thrills, with guaranteed heart pounding adrenaline and the edge-of-your-seat excitement."

 

Rugged Idaho Expo

  • Indian Creek Plaza
  • April 23

Event Description: "Whether it’s hiking, camping, grilling, fishing, or hunting you’ll find everything you need for your next adventure. Come and check out the best gear, guides, and grub in Idaho. Then, crack open a cold one and listen to live music."

 

Menopause the Musical

  • The Morrison Center
  • April 26

Event Description: "Come join the sisterhood! Set in a department store, four women meet while shopping for a black lace bra at a lingerie sale. After noticing similarities among one another, the cast jokes about their woeful hot flashes, mood swings, wrinkles, weight gain, and much more."

 

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Eric Church

  • ExtraMile Arena
  • April 29

Hey this is what we're all about at WOW Country! Eric Church is coming to Boise and it's gonna be an absolute blast! He's taking his "Gather Again Tour" through the entire country, and he'll only be here in Idaho on this one night, so make sure you grab tickets! We'll see you at the concert ;)

 

Bert Kreischer—The Berty Boy Relapse Tour

  • Morrison Center
  • April 30

Bert Kreischer’s "The Berty Boy Relapse Tour" is coming to Boise! This adult comedy show will give you sone enormous belly laughs!

 

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