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December Events

Published online: Dec 01, 2023 Events
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Rides with Roadapple Trolley Horse Drawn Carriages

Turn back time with Roadapple Trolley’s horse drawn carriages. Snuggle up with family and friends as you get pulled along in a comfy carriage through downtown Idaho Falls.

TIME: Times vary

LOCATION: Idaho Falls

CONTACT: 208-403-8669

Dec. 1

Boise State Broncos vs. Saint Mary’s Gaels

NCAA Division 1 basketball is coming to Eastern Idaho! Hero Arena at the Mountain America Center will host Boise State and Saint Mary’s College as a neutral site game. Tickets are on sale at

TIME: 8:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Mountain America Center


Dec. 2

Find Santa’s Puppy

Head downtown to pick up your scavenger hunt map! Then use the map to know which downtown businesses are hiding a Tracker puppy! Once you find the puppy inside the business, they will mark it off on your card. After finding the puppies, turn your scavenger hunt card in at WeeBee Toys before 3 p.m. to receive a prize from Santa for helping to find his puppy!

TIME: 12-2 p.m.

LOCATION: Civitan Plaza


Dec. 2

GENTRI Christma

Experience the transformative power of GENTRI Christmas. Be moved by their heartfelt performances of beloved classics like “Oh Holy Night,” “Little Drummer Boy,” and “Silent Night.” Enjoy an unforgettable night of music, laughter and pure Christmas joy. Tickets are sold at or during open hours at the Bingham Healthcare Box Office.

TIME: 7 p.m.

LOCATION: Mountain America Center


Dec. 7

Museum Club

Nick Gailey, founding program director of MOI will host this museum club, 20 Years Later: How to grow a museum, the inside scoop. 

TIME: 3-4:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Museum of Idaho


Dec. 9

Christmas Gift 5K

Join this race to experience a winter wonderland full of elves, candy cane forests and frozen lakes. Race starts at Bill’s Bike Shop and takes runners through a Christmas themed trail with festive decorations. Parents are invited to bring children for the one-mile elf chase course. 

TIME: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

LOCATION: Bill’s Bike Shop at Snake River Landing


Dec. 9

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.

LOCATION: Elk’s Lodge 640 E Elva St.


Dec. 14

Little Learners

Parents and kids ages 2-5, explore a new topic each month through crafts, games, songs and snacks at the Museum of Idaho.

TIME: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

LOCATION: Museum of Idaho


Dec. 16

A Mariachi Christmas

The Idaho Falls Symphony invites you to a musical celebration of the traditional Mexican Christmas Eve – Las Posadas – with Mariachi Champaña Nevín. Enjoy a concert of favorite holiday melodies with full orchestra and Latin flair!

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

LOCATION: Idaho Falls Civic Center for the Performing Arts



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