May Events

Published online: Apr 26, 2021 Articles, Events, Lifestyle
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Collectors Corner Museum

Over 125 collections on display including antiques, Barbie room, bears, coins, dolls, miniatures, stamps, tools, toys, trains and Celebrity Show Time as the special feature exhibit.

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

Eagle Rock Gymnastics Academy

The 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month are open gym night. All equipment is open so athletes can play at their own pace. Pizza, soda and candy are available for purchase. Group discounts are available. Let your kids burn out their weekend energy before bed at this fun haven.

TIME: 6–10 p.m.

LOCATION: Eagle Rock Gymnastics Academy 

CONTACT: 208-227-4074

Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out

Come see the Museum of Idaho's new collection of preserved animals. Learn all about how muscles and tendons work together and more. The Museum of Idaho has curated over 100 specimens including a giraffe and giant squid!

TIME: 12–5 p.m. Mon.–Sat.

Parent Play Date 

A chance for parents to work on an art project with their preschooler without making a mess at home. Projects begin at 11 a.m. and are led by an art teacher. Each month focuses on a different skill that is important for young minds to master, and each week has a new project so the lessons never get old.


CONTACT: 208-522-0471 //



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 River Walk.

LOCATION: Memorial Drive

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

CONTACT: 208-339-3230 //


May 1

An R-Rated Magic Show

This is not your grandfather’s magic show….This is the show that will have you asking, “How the ****?” and “What the ****?” Side-splitting comedy and mind-blowing magic are brought into the spotlight as comedy magician Grant Freeman brings his unique, raunchy show full of surprises to Idaho Falls!

TIME: 8 p.m.

LOCATION: Colonial Theater

COST: $25-40


May 1-2

Idaho Falls Gun Show

The Idaho Falls Gun Show will be held on May 1-2 at the Grand Teton Event Center and hosted by Lewis Clark Trader. All federal, state and local firearm ordinances and laws must be obeyed.

TIME: Sat.: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sun.: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

LOCATION: Grand Teton Event Center

COST: $8 Weekend Passes Available


May 8

A View from the Bridge By Arthur Miller

Filmed live on stage from London’s West End, Arthur Miller’s dark and passionate play A View from the Bridge returns exclusively to cinema screens.

In Brooklyn, longshoreman Eddie Carbone welcomes his Sicilian cousins to the land of freedom. But when one of them falls for his beautiful niece, they discover that freedom comes at a price. Eddie’s jealous mistrust exposes a deep, unspeakable secret – one that drives him to commit the ultimate betrayal.

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Colonial Theater

May 15

Spring Brew

Join the Idaho Falls Downtown Development Corporation in Downtown Idaho Falls to enjoy friends, brews and bands! There will be local craft beers from Idaho Brewing Company and Snow Eagle Brewing along with domestic brews. Live music will be centerstage with performances by Rooke and 2AM Logic. 

TIME: 1-6 p.m.

LOCATION: Civitan’s Plaza

COST: $5-15 |

CONTACT: 208-535-0399 //

May 24-25

Whiskey Myers

Genre-bending band Whiskey Myers have played more than 2,000 live shows since their emergence in 2007 and have sold out 95% of their headlining shows over the past two years to ever-increasing crowds. Their new self-produced album, Whiskey Meyers, is out now on the band’s own Wiggy Thump Records. The album debuted atop the Country and Americana/Folk sales charts, sat at No. 2 on the Rock chart and climbed to No. 6 on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart. 

TIME: 8 p.m.

LOCATION: The Colonial Theater

COST: Starting at $31.50 


May 29-31

Idaho Falls 9th Annual Field of Honor Memorial

The massive display of 1,000 U.S. flags at Russ Freeman Park adds new splendor to Idaho Falls spectacular vista overlooking the Snake River. Bringing the Field of Honor display to the metropolitan area for the 9th time, the Idaho Falls Exchange Club has established a cherished local tradition.

Posted flags honor serving military, veterans, first responders and those who have become our heroes. Additionally, the display will raise awareness and raise funds for programs working to prevent domestic abuse, child abuse and sexual violence.

LOCATION: Veteran’s Memorial Hill at Russ Freeman Park


May 28

Annual Fisherman’s Breakfast

The Annual Fisherman’s Breakfast is held in St. Anthony at 6 a.m. on the Friday before Memorial Day. Residents and tourists enjoy a free breakfast to celebrate the opening day of the fishing season. The event is free, but you’ll need to get there early! 

LOCATION: Clyde Keefer Memorial Park


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