September Events

Published online: Aug 31, 2020 Articles, Events
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ALL YEAR ROUND

Collectors Corner Museum  

Over 125 collections on display. 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: 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.

COST: See website for details 

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

LOCATION: Museum of Idaho

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



SEASONAL


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


JUNE - OCTOBER

Ghost Walk

How many times have you heard rumors of ghosts while visiting Historic Downtown Idaho Falls? The summer months are the perfect time to get spooked while walking around the city’s cultural district and learn more about its haunting history, including tales of brothels, lost children and murder.

Booking a tour at Ghost Walk now will save you from the Halloween crowds and from the freezing weather. The tour is 90 minutes long and wheelchair-friendly.

COST: $15 per person

LOCATION: Historic Downtown Idaho Falls

CONTACT: 208-757-0121 // www.ghostwalkidahofalls.com



REGIONAL EVENTS


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Gallery Walk

Visit several art galleries and museums for free! 

Enjoy refreshments, live music artist demos at 

certain locations.

TIME: 5-8 p.m.  |  COST: Free

LOCATION: Various Locations

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


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The Eastern Idaho State Fair

The fair will go on! Adjusted plans to fulfill recent regulations will cause the fair to scale back, but locals are still invited to join in for traditional events, including the 4H Livestock Competition and Sale, as well as the Gem State Classic Pro Rodeo. See website for a full itinerary of fun.

LOCATION: Blackfoot Fairgrounds

CONTACT: 208-785-2480 // www.funatthefair.com


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Free Admission TAM Day

Admission is always free the first Saturday 

of every month.

TIME: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  |  LOCATION: 300 S. Capital Ave.

CONTACT: 208-524-7777 // www.theartmuseum.org


Eagle Rock Outlaws Cowboy

Fast Draw Monthly Competition

Monthly competition of some of the fastest gun shooters in the area!

TIME: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.  |  COST: Free for spectators

LOCATION: Eagle Rock Outlaws Hideout 10648 N. 25 E

CONTACT: 208-881-8229 // Facebook: Eagle Rock Outlaws

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Memorial Walk

Participate in a memorial walk for people who have lost a loved one to suicide. The event will be held in Idaho Falls. The grove is located on the south west side of the park. 

LOCATION: Aspen Grove at Community Park

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

CONTACT: 208-243-9411


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4th Annual Living History Convergence

The Northwest Living History Association invites you to come wander through the camps, see history crafts demonstrated, and talk to people from the past. There will be period games for children to play. There is no cost to attend.

LOCATION: Sealander Park (6510 S 65th W)

TIME: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

CONTACT: Facebook: Northwest Living History Association Page


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Opening Day: 

Wild Adventure Corn Maze

The Wild Adventure Corn maze has acres of family fun to make memories that will last forever. Barrel train rides, shooting the corn cannon, paintball matches and Mexican Crazy Corn.

COST: See website for details

LOCATION: Wild Adventure Corn Maze, 

135 W. 450 N Blackfoot

CONTACT: 208-391-7500 // www.wildadventurecornmaze.com

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Miss Russet Pageant

1931 was the first year for the Spud Day Queen and Miss Shelley. Today, the Senior class girls participate in Miss Russet Pageant for poise & beauty, talent, and a service project for a $1000 college scholarship.

TIME: 7-10 p.m.

LOCATION: Hillcrest Auditorium - Ammon

CONTACT: www.idahospudday.com/miss-russet


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Stock Car Races

The 2020 race season is underway! Everyone is invited to view the races sponsored by Idaho Central Credit Union. See website for additional dates and schedules. 

TIME: 6 P.M.

LOCATION: Idaho Falls Raceway

CONTACT: Facebook: Idaho Falls Raceway - Snake River Stock Car Association



NATIONAL EVENTS


September 4

National Wildlife Day

September 5

World Beard Day

September 7 

Labor Day

September 10

National Swap Ideas Day

September 12

National Video Games Day

September 16

National Guacamole Day

September 17

National Monte Cristo Day

September 18

Air Force’s Birthday

September 20

Wife Appreciation Day

September 22

Hobbit Day

September 26

Save Your Photos Day

September 28

National Family Day


Click here to read more of the September issue of Idaho Falls Magazine.

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