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May Events

Published online: May 02, 2024 Events
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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. 

TIME: Saturdays from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 

LOCATION: Memorial Drive 

CONTACT: 208-339-3230 |

May 1

Open Mic Night with Winnie & Mo’s

Calling all musicians, poets, and storytellers! Winnie & Mo's will be open late for open mic night. Join in for a fun evening and share your skills or simply relax and listen. Coffee, tea, and pastries will be available for purchase.

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Winnie & Mo’s Bookshop


May 2

Idaho Falls Art Walk

Enjoy works by artists from around the region and around the globe at various community galleries, museums and artisan stores. Admission is completely free and no registration is required. Some locations offer refreshments, live music and artist demos.

TIME: 5-8 p.m. 

LOCATION: Willard Arts Center

CONTACT: 208-522-0471 |

May 2-3

Cinco de Mayo

Join local business and nonprofit organizations for a spectacular show, food trucks, vendor booths and informational booths. This festivity will unite people of all backgrounds. 

TIME: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 

LOCATION: Tautphaus Park 

CONTACT: East Idaho Cinco de Mayo Celebration @Facebook 

May 4

Fiction Takes Flight

Try some new things with Winnie & Mo’s Bookshop at Idaho Brewing Company! Several local authors will be reading excerpts from their books, and each one will be paired with a beer. Tickets include a flight of beer and are available on the Winnie & Mo's website.


LOCATION: Idaho Brewing Company


May 4

Pop-in Program

Join the Museum of Idaho for this fun interactive kids program, which is included with admission.

TIME: 12-4 p.m.

LOCATION: Museum of Idaho

CONTACT: 208-522-1400 | 

May 4-5

Idaho Falls Gun Show

The Idaho Falls Gun Show is held at the Bonneville County Fairgrounds and is promoted by Lewis Clark Trader. All federal, state and local firearm laws and ordinances must be followed.

TIME: Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 

Sun. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 

LOCATION: Bonneville County Fairgrounds


May 8-9

Little Learners

For parents and kids ages 2-5, this one-hour long class offers crafts, games, songs and snacks while discovering a new topic each month.

TIME: 10 a.m. or 1 p.m.

LOCATION: Museum of Idaho

CONTACT: 208-522-1400 | 

May 11

Plotting Your Story: A Method, with Author Steve Capone

Steve Capone, author of Max in the Capital of Spies, will lead workshop participants through the process of plotting a story. The workshop will be highly interactive, and writers (or aspiring writers!) of all ages are welcome to attend. RSVP for this event on Winnie & Mo's website.

TIME: 1 p.m.

LOCATION: Winnie & Mo’s Bookshop


May 18

Alex Jordan at the DEC 

Alex Jordan will be performing at the Downtown Event Center for a night of musical storytelling by the talented musician. 

TIME: 7-9 p.m.

LOCATION: Downtown Event Center


May 18

Dogs Dig Downtown

Celebrate your four-legged best friend at this downtown event. This one-of-a-kind event will have a dog walk, Yappy Hour discount card, vendors, dog costume contest, photo ops and more. Give your best paw-friend an afternoon about them! 

TIME: 1-4 p.m.

LOCATION: Broadway Plaza


May 25-27

Idaho Falls 12th Annual Field of Honor Memorial

The massive display of 1,000 U.S. flags at Freeman Park adds new splendor to Idaho Falls spectacular vista overlooking the Snake River. Bringing the Field of Honor display to the metropolitan area, 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: Freeman Park


May 27

Memorial Day

May 29

Winnie & Mo's Book Club, The Midnight Library

This book club will be discussing The Mountain in the Sea by Ray Nayler. Books can be purchased in the shop or online at Readers who enjoy audio can find the book at Purchases from both and benefit Winnie & Mo's.

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Winnie & Mo’s Bookshop



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