Garden City

Has Links to Some of Idaho’s
Spookiest History

Summertime Sippin'

HERE OR CURBSIDE, LOCAL TASTES BETTER

Come Catch A Wave

YES, RIVER SURFING IS A THING!

An oasis from ordinary

You can be yourself here.

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FIND YOUR OASIS

Garden City has always been green thanks to its location along the beautiful Boise River. Here, you can fly fish in the middle of town, meander down a nature path, or test your skills on our famous surfing wave. Whether you’re looking for thrills or a little bit of peace, you’ll find it outside in Garden City. 

Arts & Makers

Artists have long been attracted to Garden City’s affordable rents and thriving DIY scene.

Culture & History

Cruise down Chinden Boulevard and you’ll drive through what used to be acres upon acres of riverside fields.

Craft Beverage Corridor

There are more wineries, cideries, and breweries per square mile in this town than anywhere else in Idaho. The question is: Which one will be your favorite?

Get inspired by Garden City

Not sure where to start your Garden City adventure? Don’t worry, we’ve done the work for you! Check out these trip itineraries and discover great ideas for a getaway.

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Western Idaho Fair

The Western Idaho Fair boasts a summery mix of time-honored fair events (4-H competitions, bake offs, fried indulgences) with intoxicating fun for the whole family (big-name concerts and a hopping fairway). It’s no wonder this is the biggest, most well-attended fair in Idaho!

REPEAL DAY CELEBRATION

The local wineries and craft breweries of Garden City are celebrating the day in 1933 when pesky Prohibition was repealed.

BOISE MUSIC FEST

You’ll hear everything from rock to hip hop, country to acoustic. But there’s more than music here! Check out the carnival rides, food vendors, and activities for kids.

EXPERIENCE GARDEN CITY

Experience more than 80 local vendors, live music, summer fun for kids, and more.