December Events

Published online: Nov 29, 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.

LOCATION: Museum of Idaho

CONTACT: 208-522-1400

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 11a.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 that the lessons never get old.


CONTACT: 208-522-0471 //



Youth Symphony Winter Concert

Songs will be performed by the Idaho Falls Symphony, Youth Symphony and Preparatory String Orchestra.

TIME: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Idaho Falls Civic Center for Performing Arts



2021 Christmas Gift 5K

The Christmas Gift 5K is going to be bigger and better than ever this year! Come join Snake River Landing once again as participants run through a winter wonderland full of elves, candy cane forests and frozen lakes.

TIME: 10 a.m.

COST: $15-25

LOCATION: Snake River Landing

CONTACT: 208-557-3622


Santa’s Workshop Craft Fair

Shop local when you stop by this Christmas-themed craft fair with a wide variety of quality vendors selling what you need for holiday gifts. Items sold include jewelry, candy, hats, scarves, barn wood frames, candles, home decor, furniture and lots of local, handcrafted items!

TIME: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

COST: Free




3rd Annual Krampusnacht Parade

Join Healing Hands in celebrating Krampusnacht. The parade will take place in downtown Idaho Falls, going from Healing Hands Metaphysical Store to Shaddow Domain and back. Hot drinks and snacks provided at Healing Hands. Photos and video will be taken. Release of liability and ticket required for participation.

TIME: 5 p.m.

COST: Free( ticket required)

LOCATION: Healing Hands Metaphysical Store

CONTACT: 208-542-5446 //


TAM Free Admission Day

Enjoy free admission courtesy of Fluor Idaho.

TIME: 10 a.m.4 p.m

LOCATION: The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho 

CONTACT: 208-524-7777


MarCellar's Holiday Wine Sale

It's that time of year again—over 200 wines to taste before you buy—all at sale prices. A great opportunity to get some holiday shopping done, be sure to check out the other local shops while you're downtown.

TIME: 12 p.m.–4 p.m.


CONTACT: MarCellar's Vintage Wines and Brews


Customer Appreciation Day

Lava Hot Springs Foundation wants to say a big thank you to their customers with free admission to the Lava Hot Springs Hot Pools all day!

TIME: 9 a.m.10 p.m.

LOCATION: Lava Hot Spring Hot Pools

CONTACT: 800-423-8597


The Snowman Movie and Baroque Delights

Back by popular demand, Howard Blake’s beloved film score will be performed live by the Idaho Falls Symphony to accompany the bittersweet animated movie. Then after intermission, enjoy a feast of Baroque Delights, including a solo performance by the symphony’s Principal Oboist Kristen Bull. 

TIME: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Idaho Falls Civic Center for Performing Arts



10th Annual Santa Crawl

Drop off a donation of non perishable food items at Idaho Brewing between noon and 2pm and receive a coupon sheet good for discounts from downtown Idaho Falls area pubs and restaurants.

TIME: 12-7 p.m.

LOCATION: Idaho Brewing



1st Annual Yule Ball: Masquerade 

Join the South East Idaho Mystic Leader’s Guild (SEIML Guild) for a night of dancing and fun. This formal event will include a catered dinner at 6:30 p.m. Purchase your tickets early for a discounted rate.

TIME: 6-11 p.m.

COST: View website

LOCATION: Snake River Event Center



Laughing All the Way

Join hilarious motivational speakers, including Hank Smith, Meg Johnson and John Bytheway, for Laughing All The Way. Experience the Christmas spirit through fun, laughter and inspirational holiday messages at an evening filled with some of the most popular speakers in the industry.

TIME: 5-7:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Idaho Falls Civic Auditorium



Rita Richardson Live at the Celt

Songwriter Rita Richardson will be performing live at The Celt. She will keep you entertained with a wide variety of cover songs ranging across country, folk, pop, light rock and americana genres as well as playing you some of her original music.

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

LOCATION: The Celt Pub

CONTACT: 208-881-5128 //


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