October Events

Published online: Sep 28, 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


Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out

An unforgettable trip under nature’s skin, allowing visitors to explore how animals move, breathe, eat and live. Actual preserved specimens include a giraffe, squid, bull, human and more.

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

COST: See website for details

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. 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


MONTHLY EVENTS


OCTOBER 1

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 


OCTOBER 3

Run for the Cure

This event raises funds to be used locally to assist in the prevention, detection and treatment of breast cancer. Invite your friends and family, and help make this year's donation the biggest yet. 

TIME: 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.

LOCATION: The Waterfront at Snake River Landing

CONTACT: Facebook: Run for the Cure


OCTOBER 6

Chamber of Commerce Out of the Box Networking Lunch 

Network with local Idaho Falls residents and learn more about services offered in our area.

TIME: 12 - 1:30 p.m.

LOCATION: The Arbor 

CONTACT: 208-523-1010 // www.idahofallschamber.com


SEPTEMBER 17- OCTOBER 31

Haunted Maze

When darkness falls, The Straw Maze becomes haunted during the weekends. Shadows lurk down every pathway and you never know when something might be creeping up behind you. The straw bales tower above you with monsters behind each bend waiting to scare. What better thrill to give yourself during this spooky month! Bring a group and laugh as you watch your friends and family jump in fear, or bring a date you want to get closer to. 

TIME: 7 - 12 p.m. (Fri. and Sat.) 

LOCATION: 7600 S 2000 W, Rexburg

CONTACT: 801-769-6293 


OCTOBER 9-10

The Bridal Parade 

The Bridal Parade is an all inclusive parade. With the best in the wedding business, Elite Idaho Events will help you plan, so every detail on your perfect day is accounted for.

TIME: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

LOCATION: 3931 Nottingham Lane

CONTACT: Bridal Parade 2020 on Facebook


OCTOBER 23-24

Pumpkin Palooza 

Pumpkin-carving contest and half price pumpkins, sponsored by Teton Toyota and KIDK News.

LOCATION: New Sweden Farms 

CONTACT: 208-539-7271; www.newswedenfarms.com


OCTOBER 23-24 & 30-31

6th Annual MOI Haunted History Tour

The 6th annual running of the haunting Halloween tour takes you inside four downtown Idaho Falls venues, relating meticulously researched true stories and unexplained events from the darker side of our city’s history. Tickets go on sale Oct. 1 at midnight and generally sell out quickly.

TIME: 6:30- 9:30 p.m

LOCATION: Museum of Idaho 

CONTACT: www.museumofidaho.org


OCTOBER 23-24

Ruby Bucket Fall Crafters Retreat

Gather your friends for two amazing days full of crafting. Bring all the supplies for your craft and Ruby Bucket will provide the rest. There will be exciting prizes, a snack area, photo areas, make-and-take, classes and a cute boutique. 

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

LOCATION: Hampton Inn by Hilton Idaho Falls

CONTACT: www.rubybucket.com


OCTOBER 24

Pumpkin Carving Contest 

The Wild Adventure Pumpkin Carving contest has become a fall tradition in eastern Idaho. This year the Wild Adventure Corn Maze is hosting its 7th annual pumpkin carving contest.

TIME: 12 - 4 p.m.

LOCATION: Wild Adventure Corn Maze; 6070 South 45 West 

CONTACT: www.wildadventurecornmaze.com 


OCTOBER 29

CEI Drive-Thru Trunk or Treat

The annual CEI trunk or treat is free for children 12 and under. 

TIME: TBD

LOCATION: College of Eastern Idaho 

CONTACT: scholarships@cei.edu 


OCTOBER 31

Non-Food Item Trunk or Treat 

Have a kiddo with food allergies or sensitivities? Just want to avoid sugar? Come through the Aquarium and have a fun, safe, non-food item trunk-or-treat your kiddos can enjoy!

TIME: 7-9 p.m.

LOCATION: East Idaho Aquarium 

CONTACT: 208-569-2996 


NATIONAL EVENTS

October 1

National Homemade Cookies Day

October 4 

National Taco Day

October 6

National Mad Hatter Day

October 10

World Mental Health Day

October 11

National Coming Out Day

October 13

National Train Your Brain Day

October 14

National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day

October 16

Global Cat Day

October 21

Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day

October 24

National Food Day

October 28

National Chocolate Day

October 31

Halloween


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