Boise Greets Summer  

Did anyone doubt that Boise would come soaring back into summer mode? All the signs are here: the beautiful weather, the flowers and greenery and now, the return of signature Boise summertime events. Consider the Idaho Shakespeare Festival, which has announced the full schedule of its productions this summer, with old and new favorites on the docket. It all starts in July, so now is the time to reserve some tickets. Go to To see just what’s showing and when. And for the pre-show gathering, may we suggest a bottle of Idaho wine, purchased in Idaho Wine and Cider Month? Now is the time to map out the perfect itinerary or join the celebrations taking place across the state. You can follow the direction set out by the Idaho Wine Commission’s Savor Idaho to Go Passport, where passport holders go hunting for “stamps” for their passports as they tour various wineries. For more on these and other programs for visitors go to 

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Sets A Date 

The 25th Famous Idaho Potato Bowl is set for  Tuesday, Dec. 21, at 1:30 p.m. MT/3:30 p.m. ET. The game will be held at Boise State University’s Albertsons Stadium and televised on ESPN. The nation’s northern-most bowl game traditionally features a Mountain West vs. Mid-American Conference (MAC) matchup. “The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl has been a signature event for the city of Boise for a quarter century and we are proud to continue that tradition,” said Kevin McDonald, Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Executive Director. “Tickets for the 2021 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl will go on sale later this summer. Go to  or the Albertsons Stadium ticket office.  


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