July Events

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YEAR ROUND EVENTS

 

“Elvis and the Nifty 50’s”

Over 125 collections on display, including Elvis now through the end of this month. Collections of note include antiques, Barbie room, bears, coins, dolls, military, miniatures, oriental, stamps, tools, toys, trains and special feature exhibits.

COST: $5 and under depending on age.

TIME: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Tues.–Sat. Closed on Legal Holidays

LOCATION: Collector’s Corner Museum, 900 John Adams Pkwy

CONTACT: 208-528-9900

 

Darwin & Dinosaurs

Walk among dinosaurs and trace how their discovery in the 1800s inspired Charles Darwin to explore how life has adapted and changed over millions of years. Highlights include 85 rare artifacts from Darwin’s life, work and voyage on the HMS Beagle.

TIME: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

COST: See website for details

LOCATION: Museum of Idaho

CONTACT: 208-522-1400 // www.museumofidaho.org

 

 

SEASONAL EVENTS

 

MAY - OCTOBER

Idaho Falls Farmers Market

Visit the farmers market to purchase goods from Idaho farmers, producers, crafters and artisans. This seasonal event provides fun for the entire family. Support local business by shopping along the Riverwalk.

LOCATION: Memorial Drive

TIME: Saturdays from 9 a.m.-1p.m.

CONTACT: 208-339-3230 // www.idahofallsfarmersmarket.org

 

LOCAL EVENTS

 

JULY 2

Gallery Walk

Enjoy works by artists from around the region and around the globe at various community galleries and museums. Admission is completely free and no registration is required. Some locations offer refreshments, live music, and artist demos. Follow the Facebook page for updates.

COST: Free

TIME: 5-8 p.m.

LOCATION: Check Facebook for details.

CONTACT: 208-522-0471  // www.idahofallsarts.org

 

JULY 10

Movies in the Park - Toy Story 4

Join the City of Idaho Falls for a free movie at Freeman Park. Bring a cozy chair or blanket and prepare for a night full of fun for the entire family. 

COST: Free

TIME: Dark

LOCATION: Freeman Park Bandshell

CONTACT: 208-612-8580 // www.idahofallsidaho.gov

 

JULY 16

July Business After Hours with Tuff Shed

Join the Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce for Business After Hours for informal networking opportunities. The event provides appetizers and beverages.

LOCATION: 3780 S Yellowstone Hwy

TIME: 5- 7 p.m.

 

JULY 17

The Great Race for Education

Join over 20 teams of four as they use their knowledge and skills to solve clues to race to the finish.

TIME: Begins at 12 p.m.

COST: Visit website for details

LOCATION: Snake River Landing 

CONTACT: 208-535-5398 // www.ceigiving.org

 

JULY 18-19

The 10th Annual Grand Teton Gunfights

Come see some of the fastest gunslingers in the country competing to be “The 2020 Grand Teton Gunfights Champion.”

LOCATION: Eagle Rock Outlaws Hideout, 10648 N 25th 

COST: Free

TIME: July 18th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m and July 19th from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

CONTACT: 208-881-8229

 

JULY 24

Movies in the Park - Spider Man - Far From Home

Join the City of Idaho Falls for a free movie at Freeman Park. Bring a cozy chair or blanket and prepare for a night full of fun for the entire family. 

COST: Free

TIME: Dark

LOCATION: Freeman Park Bandshell

CONTACT: 208-612-8580 // www.idahofallsidaho.gov

 

JULY 25-26

66th Annual Sidewalk Art Festival

The Eagle Rock Art Guild's Annual Sidewalk Art Festival is a two-day event held along the east bank of the river. The artwork is exceptional, and patrons of the arts look forward to the new and exciting items available each year.

COST: Free

TIME: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

CONTACT: 208-529-2555 or eaglerockartguild@gmail.com

 

JULY 26 - AUGUST 1

9th Annual Driggs Plein Art Festival

Over 70 professional and emerging artists from all over the country set up their easels outdoors to paint the scenery in Driggs and Teton Valley. The festival has been moved online this year, so make sure to check the website below for details.

LOCATION: Driggs City Center

COST: Free

TIME: Daily 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

CONTACT: www.driggspleinair.org

 

NATIONAL EVENTS

JULY 1

National Postal Worker Day

JULY 4

Independence Day 

JULY 6

National Fried Chicken Day

JULY 7

National Father Daughter Take a Walk Day  

JULY 10

National Kitten Day

JULY 11

National Cheer Up The Lonely Day

JULY 13

National French Fry Day

JULY 14

National Mac & Cheese Day

JULY 15

National Gummi Worm Day

JULY 19

National Ice Cream Day

JULY 24

National Cousins Day

JULY 25

National Day of the Cowboy  

JULY 26

National Parent’s Day 

JULY 30

National Father-in-Law Day

JULY 31

National Avocado Day

 

Read more of Idaho Falls Magazine's July issue here. 

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