Boise is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Idaho and
is the county seat of Ada County. It is the third most populous
metropolitan area and city in the United States' Pacific Northwest region.
The city first appeared on the world map the during the late 19th century Californian Gold Rush. Fast forward to 2018, and you
will find the city home to a profound musical heritage and identity
comprising Jazz and Indie Music. Music buffs flock to the city in the
spring season as it is busy hosting the Gene Harris Jazz Festival. This
festival is dedicated to American Jazz pianist who had devised a mix of
Blues and Gospel-style music that later came to be known as Soul Jazz and
has been superhit ever since.
Things to do in Boise
Idaho Shakespeare Festival
The Idaho Shakespeare Festival is a state-of-the-art theatre in Boise. It
presents performances in the summer months from June to September. The
festival is centered around five plays, written by William Shakespeare and
other writers, regardless of their respective time-period. The visitors are
wowed with its professional performance, arts education, and outreach
Boise Art Museum
Opened as the Boise Gallery of Art in 1937, the Boise Art Museum is the
only AAM accredited museum related to the collection of fine art in Idaho.
Located in Boise, it is home to a staggering collection of 3500 artworks on
contemporary realism and modern and contemporary ceramics. The Boise Art
Museum also features the largest public collection of works by noted artist
James Charles Castle.
Boise Contemporary Theater
Boise Contemporary Theater is the only professional theater company in
Boise that performs a complete season of a contemporary work. Its mainstage
is a built in the form of a black box theater and conforms to the format of
230 seats in nine rows. It has hosted the red carpet advance screening
events of many movies- The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, and The
Bourne Ultimatum. These screenings were attended by actor Matt Damon and
producers Frank Marshall and Kathleen Kennedy.
Best Time to Visit Boise
Spring and winter seasons (the months from March to May and December to
February) are the best to book your flights from Los Angeles to Boise. The
city is busy with the festivities of Gene Harris Jazz Festival in April.
Book your flights from LAX to BOI during winter season to enjoy skiing. It
is advised to book Boise flights in advance to avoid paying more during