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Idaho Botanical Garden

2355 Old Penitentiary Rd., Boise, ID

Phone:
1-(208)-343-8649

Website:
www.idahobotanicalgarden.org

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Upcoming Events

Garden Ambassador Tours

Gardening, Tour

Learn about Idaho Botanical Garden history from its transformation from prison grounds to today’s beautiful plant displays, during free tours on select Thursdays and Saturdays, May through September. Pay regular Garden admission—no charge for IBG members—and join Garden Ambassadors for guided tours through the grounds. Attend each month and see how the Garden changes during the growing season. Tours start at 10 a.m. at the admission kiosk. Dates: May 2, 11, 16, 25; June 6, 8, 20, 22; July 4, 13, 18, 27; August 1, 10, 15; September 5, 14, 19.

Information:

• Thu 5/23/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Sat 5/25/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Thu 5/30/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Sat 6/1/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

100 ADA Spring Giving Event

Benefit/Fundraiser

Join us on June 5th as we award over 10K to an ADA COUNTY non-profit. We'll have food and drink provided, a beautiful setting at the Idaho Botanical Garden. Each Non Profit will " tell their story " We'll give away a big check! 5 Non- Profits have been nominated. Remember " No one ever became poor by Giving"

Information:

• Wed 6/5/19 at 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Great Garden Escape

Music, Community Event, Food/Tasting

Enjoying live music in the Garden on summer nights has become a local tradition. Great Garden Escape, held almost every Thursday evening in June through September, features upbeat dancing music and friends. Bring your own low back chairs or blanket. Picnic baskets are welcome or guests can purchase selections from the on-site food and beverage vendors. Don’t forget to take part in wine and beer tastings with local vendors. See website for scheduled performers.

Information:

• Thu 6/6/19 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Garden Ambassador Tours

Gardening, Tour

Learn about Idaho Botanical Garden history from its transformation from prison grounds to today’s beautiful plant displays, during free tours on select Thursdays and Saturdays, May through September. Pay regular Garden admission—no charge for IBG members—and join Garden Ambassadors for guided tours through the grounds. Attend each month and see how the Garden changes during the growing season. Tours start at 10 a.m. at the admission kiosk. Dates: May 2, 11, 16, 25; June 6, 8, 20, 22; July 4, 13, 18, 27; August 1, 10, 15; September 5, 14, 19.

Information:

• Thu 6/6/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Sat 6/8/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Thu 6/13/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Great Garden Escape

Music, Community Event, Food/Tasting

Enjoying live music in the Garden on summer nights has become a local tradition. Great Garden Escape, held almost every Thursday evening in June through September, features upbeat dancing music and friends. Bring your own low back chairs or blanket. Picnic baskets are welcome or guests can purchase selections from the on-site food and beverage vendors. Don’t forget to take part in wine and beer tastings with local vendors. See website for scheduled performers.

Information:

• Thu 6/13/19 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Garden Ambassador Tours

Gardening, Tour

Learn about Idaho Botanical Garden history from its transformation from prison grounds to today’s beautiful plant displays, during free tours on select Thursdays and Saturdays, May through September. Pay regular Garden admission—no charge for IBG members—and join Garden Ambassadors for guided tours through the grounds. Attend each month and see how the Garden changes during the growing season. Tours start at 10 a.m. at the admission kiosk. Dates: May 2, 11, 16, 25; June 6, 8, 20, 22; July 4, 13, 18, 27; August 1, 10, 15; September 5, 14, 19.

Information:

• Sat 6/15/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Indigo Girls

Folk, Rock

One of the most successful folk/pop duos in recording history, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers have carved out an enduring career that is due largely to the fierce loyalty of their fans. After more than two decades, Ray and Saliers have played thousands of shows. They've operated within the music industry, without ever being a product of that industry, gaining the respect of their peers, not to mention an extremely loyal fan base.

Information:

• Wed 6/19/19 at - 7:30 PM

Great Garden Escape

Music, Community Event, Food/Tasting

Enjoying live music in the Garden on summer nights has become a local tradition. Great Garden Escape, held almost every Thursday evening in June through September, features upbeat dancing music and friends. Bring your own low back chairs or blanket. Picnic baskets are welcome or guests can purchase selections from the on-site food and beverage vendors. Don’t forget to take part in wine and beer tastings with local vendors. See website for scheduled performers.

Information:

• Thu 6/20/19 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Garden Ambassador Tours

Gardening, Tour

Learn about Idaho Botanical Garden history from its transformation from prison grounds to today’s beautiful plant displays, during free tours on select Thursdays and Saturdays, May through September. Pay regular Garden admission—no charge for IBG members—and join Garden Ambassadors for guided tours through the grounds. Attend each month and see how the Garden changes during the growing season. Tours start at 10 a.m. at the admission kiosk. Dates: May 2, 11, 16, 25; June 6, 8, 20, 22; July 4, 13, 18, 27; August 1, 10, 15; September 5, 14, 19.

Information:

• Thu 6/20/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Sat 6/22/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Thu 6/27/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Great Garden Escape

Music, Community Event, Food/Tasting

Enjoying live music in the Garden on summer nights has become a local tradition. Great Garden Escape, held almost every Thursday evening in June through September, features upbeat dancing music and friends. Bring your own low back chairs or blanket. Picnic baskets are welcome or guests can purchase selections from the on-site food and beverage vendors. Don’t forget to take part in wine and beer tastings with local vendors. See website for scheduled performers.

Information:

• Thu 6/27/19 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Rebelution

Reggae,Rock

Rebelution first united in Santa Barbara, California, built from musicians across a range of genres. With reggae as the focus, the group set out to create a fresh and vibrant sound which they dubbed "California Reggae."

Information:

• Thu 6/27/19 at - 6:00 PM

Garden Ambassador Tours

Gardening, Tour

Learn about Idaho Botanical Garden history from its transformation from prison grounds to today’s beautiful plant displays, during free tours on select Thursdays and Saturdays, May through September. Pay regular Garden admission—no charge for IBG members—and join Garden Ambassadors for guided tours through the grounds. Attend each month and see how the Garden changes during the growing season. Tours start at 10 a.m. at the admission kiosk. Dates: May 2, 11, 16, 25; June 6, 8, 20, 22; July 4, 13, 18, 27; August 1, 10, 15; September 5, 14, 19.

Information:

• Sat 6/29/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Clint Black

Country

Prolific singer-songwriter Clint Black has long been heralded as one of Country music’s brightest stars. His many talents have taken him even further, as Black has transcended genres to become one of the most successful artists in all the music industry. To date, Black has written, recorded and released more than 100 songs, a benchmark in any artist’s career. An astounding one-third of these songs eligible for major single release also achieved hit song status at Country radio, while more than 20 million of his albums have been sold worldwide. While it’s well-known that Black is an accomplished singer and guitarist, people may be surprised to learn that he is also proficient on drums and harmonica.

Information:

• Sun 6/30/19 at - 7:00 PM

Great Garden Escape

Music, Community Event, Food/Tasting

Enjoying live music in the Garden on summer nights has become a local tradition. Great Garden Escape, held almost every Thursday evening in June through September, features upbeat dancing music and friends. Bring your own low back chairs or blanket. Picnic baskets are welcome or guests can purchase selections from the on-site food and beverage vendors. Don’t forget to take part in wine and beer tastings with local vendors. See website for scheduled performers.

Information:

• Thu 7/4/19 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Garden Ambassador Tours

Gardening, Tour

Learn about Idaho Botanical Garden history from its transformation from prison grounds to today’s beautiful plant displays, during free tours on select Thursdays and Saturdays, May through September. Pay regular Garden admission—no charge for IBG members—and join Garden Ambassadors for guided tours through the grounds. Attend each month and see how the Garden changes during the growing season. Tours start at 10 a.m. at the admission kiosk. Dates: May 2, 11, 16, 25; June 6, 8, 20, 22; July 4, 13, 18, 27; August 1, 10, 15; September 5, 14, 19.

Information:

• Thu 7/4/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Sat 7/6/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Thu 7/11/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Great Garden Escape

Music, Community Event, Food/Tasting

Enjoying live music in the Garden on summer nights has become a local tradition. Great Garden Escape, held almost every Thursday evening in June through September, features upbeat dancing music and friends. Bring your own low back chairs or blanket. Picnic baskets are welcome or guests can purchase selections from the on-site food and beverage vendors. Don’t forget to take part in wine and beer tastings with local vendors. See website for scheduled performers.

Information:

• Thu 7/11/19 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Slightly Stoopid

Metal,Rap/Hip Hop,Ska,Reggae,Punk

Slightly Stoopid performs a unique blend of reggae, metal, dub, ska, hip-hop and punk.

Information:

• Fri 7/12/19 at - 5:00 PM

Garden Ambassador Tours

Gardening, Tour

Learn about Idaho Botanical Garden history from its transformation from prison grounds to today’s beautiful plant displays, during free tours on select Thursdays and Saturdays, May through September. Pay regular Garden admission—no charge for IBG members—and join Garden Ambassadors for guided tours through the grounds. Attend each month and see how the Garden changes during the growing season. Tours start at 10 a.m. at the admission kiosk. Dates: May 2, 11, 16, 25; June 6, 8, 20, 22; July 4, 13, 18, 27; August 1, 10, 15; September 5, 14, 19.

Information:

• Sat 7/13/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Thu 7/18/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Great Garden Escape

Music, Community Event, Food/Tasting

Enjoying live music in the Garden on summer nights has become a local tradition. Great Garden Escape, held almost every Thursday evening in June through September, features upbeat dancing music and friends. Bring your own low back chairs or blanket. Picnic baskets are welcome or guests can purchase selections from the on-site food and beverage vendors. Don’t forget to take part in wine and beer tastings with local vendors. See website for scheduled performers.

Information:

• Thu 7/18/19 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Garden Ambassador Tours

Gardening, Tour

Learn about Idaho Botanical Garden history from its transformation from prison grounds to today’s beautiful plant displays, during free tours on select Thursdays and Saturdays, May through September. Pay regular Garden admission—no charge for IBG members—and join Garden Ambassadors for guided tours through the grounds. Attend each month and see how the Garden changes during the growing season. Tours start at 10 a.m. at the admission kiosk. Dates: May 2, 11, 16, 25; June 6, 8, 20, 22; July 4, 13, 18, 27; August 1, 10, 15; September 5, 14, 19.

Information:

• Sat 7/20/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Thu 7/25/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Great Garden Escape

Music, Community Event, Food/Tasting

Enjoying live music in the Garden on summer nights has become a local tradition. Great Garden Escape, held almost every Thursday evening in June through September, features upbeat dancing music and friends. Bring your own low back chairs or blanket. Picnic baskets are welcome or guests can purchase selections from the on-site food and beverage vendors. Don’t forget to take part in wine and beer tastings with local vendors. See website for scheduled performers.

Information:

• Thu 7/25/19 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats

Blues,Folk,Rock

Nathaniel Rateliff is a soulful singer/songwriter originally from Missouri. With his band the Night Sweats, he made a splash with the release of his highly catchy 2015 hit, "S.O.B." 2018 brings on new a new album "Tearing at the Seams," which was recorded in New Mexico.

Information:

• Thu 7/25/19 at - 7:30 PM

Garden Ambassador Tours

Gardening, Tour

Learn about Idaho Botanical Garden history from its transformation from prison grounds to today’s beautiful plant displays, during free tours on select Thursdays and Saturdays, May through September. Pay regular Garden admission—no charge for IBG members—and join Garden Ambassadors for guided tours through the grounds. Attend each month and see how the Garden changes during the growing season. Tours start at 10 a.m. at the admission kiosk. Dates: May 2, 11, 16, 25; June 6, 8, 20, 22; July 4, 13, 18, 27; August 1, 10, 15; September 5, 14, 19.

Information:

• Sat 7/27/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Lord Huron

Folk,Pop

Lord Huron is the brainchild of Los Angeles-based musician Ben Schneider. The project started out as a solo effort, but has since expanded to include several percussion and guitar players.

Information:

• Wed 7/31/19 at - 6:30 PM

Great Garden Escape

Music, Community Event, Food/Tasting

Enjoying live music in the Garden on summer nights has become a local tradition. Great Garden Escape, held almost every Thursday evening in June through September, features upbeat dancing music and friends. Bring your own low back chairs or blanket. Picnic baskets are welcome or guests can purchase selections from the on-site food and beverage vendors. Don’t forget to take part in wine and beer tastings with local vendors. See website for scheduled performers.

Information:

• Thu 8/1/19 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Garden Ambassador Tours

Gardening, Tour

Learn about Idaho Botanical Garden history from its transformation from prison grounds to today’s beautiful plant displays, during free tours on select Thursdays and Saturdays, May through September. Pay regular Garden admission—no charge for IBG members—and join Garden Ambassadors for guided tours through the grounds. Attend each month and see how the Garden changes during the growing season. Tours start at 10 a.m. at the admission kiosk. Dates: May 2, 11, 16, 25; June 6, 8, 20, 22; July 4, 13, 18, 27; August 1, 10, 15; September 5, 14, 19.

Information:

• Thu 8/1/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Sat 8/3/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Thu 8/8/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Great Garden Escape

Music, Community Event, Food/Tasting

Enjoying live music in the Garden on summer nights has become a local tradition. Great Garden Escape, held almost every Thursday evening in June through September, features upbeat dancing music and friends. Bring your own low back chairs or blanket. Picnic baskets are welcome or guests can purchase selections from the on-site food and beverage vendors. Don’t forget to take part in wine and beer tastings with local vendors. See website for scheduled performers.

Information:

• Thu 8/8/19 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Garden Ambassador Tours

Gardening, Tour

Learn about Idaho Botanical Garden history from its transformation from prison grounds to today’s beautiful plant displays, during free tours on select Thursdays and Saturdays, May through September. Pay regular Garden admission—no charge for IBG members—and join Garden Ambassadors for guided tours through the grounds. Attend each month and see how the Garden changes during the growing season. Tours start at 10 a.m. at the admission kiosk. Dates: May 2, 11, 16, 25; June 6, 8, 20, 22; July 4, 13, 18, 27; August 1, 10, 15; September 5, 14, 19.

Information:

• Sat 8/10/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Thu 8/15/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Great Garden Escape

Music, Community Event, Food/Tasting

Enjoying live music in the Garden on summer nights has become a local tradition. Great Garden Escape, held almost every Thursday evening in June through September, features upbeat dancing music and friends. Bring your own low back chairs or blanket. Picnic baskets are welcome or guests can purchase selections from the on-site food and beverage vendors. Don’t forget to take part in wine and beer tastings with local vendors. See website for scheduled performers.

Information:

• Thu 8/15/19 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Piano Guys

Classical,Pop

Hailing from Utah, The Piano Guys became an Internet sensation by way of their series of strikingly original self-made music videos.

Information:

• Fri 8/16/19 at - 7:30 PM

Garden Ambassador Tours

Gardening, Tour

Learn about Idaho Botanical Garden history from its transformation from prison grounds to today’s beautiful plant displays, during free tours on select Thursdays and Saturdays, May through September. Pay regular Garden admission—no charge for IBG members—and join Garden Ambassadors for guided tours through the grounds. Attend each month and see how the Garden changes during the growing season. Tours start at 10 a.m. at the admission kiosk. Dates: May 2, 11, 16, 25; June 6, 8, 20, 22; July 4, 13, 18, 27; August 1, 10, 15; September 5, 14, 19.

Information:

• Sat 8/17/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Thu 8/22/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Great Garden Escape

Music, Community Event, Food/Tasting

Enjoying live music in the Garden on summer nights has become a local tradition. Great Garden Escape, held almost every Thursday evening in June through September, features upbeat dancing music and friends. Bring your own low back chairs or blanket. Picnic baskets are welcome or guests can purchase selections from the on-site food and beverage vendors. Don’t forget to take part in wine and beer tastings with local vendors. See website for scheduled performers.

Information:

• Thu 8/22/19 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Garden Ambassador Tours

Gardening, Tour

Learn about Idaho Botanical Garden history from its transformation from prison grounds to today’s beautiful plant displays, during free tours on select Thursdays and Saturdays, May through September. Pay regular Garden admission—no charge for IBG members—and join Garden Ambassadors for guided tours through the grounds. Attend each month and see how the Garden changes during the growing season. Tours start at 10 a.m. at the admission kiosk. Dates: May 2, 11, 16, 25; June 6, 8, 20, 22; July 4, 13, 18, 27; August 1, 10, 15; September 5, 14, 19.

Information:

• Sat 8/24/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Thu 8/29/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Great Garden Escape

Music, Community Event, Food/Tasting

Enjoying live music in the Garden on summer nights has become a local tradition. Great Garden Escape, held almost every Thursday evening in June through September, features upbeat dancing music and friends. Bring your own low back chairs or blanket. Picnic baskets are welcome or guests can purchase selections from the on-site food and beverage vendors. Don’t forget to take part in wine and beer tastings with local vendors. See website for scheduled performers.

Information:

• Thu 8/29/19 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Garden Ambassador Tours

Gardening, Tour

Learn about Idaho Botanical Garden history from its transformation from prison grounds to today’s beautiful plant displays, during free tours on select Thursdays and Saturdays, May through September. Pay regular Garden admission—no charge for IBG members—and join Garden Ambassadors for guided tours through the grounds. Attend each month and see how the Garden changes during the growing season. Tours start at 10 a.m. at the admission kiosk. Dates: May 2, 11, 16, 25; June 6, 8, 20, 22; July 4, 13, 18, 27; August 1, 10, 15; September 5, 14, 19.

Information:

• Sat 8/31/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Thu 9/5/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Great Garden Escape

Music, Community Event, Food/Tasting

Enjoying live music in the Garden on summer nights has become a local tradition. Great Garden Escape, held almost every Thursday evening in June through September, features upbeat dancing music and friends. Bring your own low back chairs or blanket. Picnic baskets are welcome or guests can purchase selections from the on-site food and beverage vendors. Don’t forget to take part in wine and beer tastings with local vendors. See website for scheduled performers.

Information:

• Thu 9/5/19 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Garden Ambassador Tours

Gardening, Tour

Learn about Idaho Botanical Garden history from its transformation from prison grounds to today’s beautiful plant displays, during free tours on select Thursdays and Saturdays, May through September. Pay regular Garden admission—no charge for IBG members—and join Garden Ambassadors for guided tours through the grounds. Attend each month and see how the Garden changes during the growing season. Tours start at 10 a.m. at the admission kiosk. Dates: May 2, 11, 16, 25; June 6, 8, 20, 22; July 4, 13, 18, 27; August 1, 10, 15; September 5, 14, 19.

Information:

• Sat 9/7/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Thu 9/12/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Sat 9/14/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Thu 9/19/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM