Family Fun Guide

Summer 2021 Bucket List

Shop until you drop, eat until your stuffed, or get a long walk in as you complete the following activities.

Get Your Art On This Summer!

The Idaho Falls Arts Council has many different fun programs for families to get more involved in the arts.

Hidden Treasure in Idaho Falls

The East Idaho Aquarium provides a range of exhibits and educational programs to bring information to the public about sea creatures, ranging from starfish to sharks to local fish and other wildlife.

Spring Break Camp is ON at Idaho Falls Zoo!

The Idaho Falls Zoo will be hosting in-person camps for kids ages 6-13. These camps provide fun, interactive activities and up-close learning with animals on zoo grounds.

December Downtown Bucket List

Looking for something to do with the family as the temperature continues to drop? There is plenty to do in downtown Idaho Falls.

A Walking Tour of Downtown Idaho Falls

Explore some of downtown Idaho Falls’ most beloved buildings and discover or rediscover the unique characteristics of these incredible structures.

Battle of the Bands

All-ages stage-music competition set for Oct. 16-17.

Gem State Classic Pro Rodeo, Voted PRCA Small Rodeo of the Year in 2019, Returns for 2020!

This year's program is going to be one of the best line-ups of competitors the rodeo has ever seen!

Get Your Fair Food Fix

15 of the most popular concessionaires will be on-site at the fair and serving their famous delicacies to the public.

4H Livestock Competition and Sale

This year's Eastern Idaho State Fair may look a bit different than years past, but fair staff are working hard to make sure our community's agricultural roots are front and center with their 4-H Livestock Competitions.

Yellowstone Bear World

Few people can say they’ve lived through the experience of getting up close and personal with a bear and live to tell the tale.

Sky’s the Limit

Comet Neowise is soaring by at a safe distance of 64 million miles this week. One of the best places on our planet to view it just happens to be a stone's throw from Idaho Falls.

Eastern Idaho State Fair Adjusts 2020 Plans

For the past four months, The Eastern Idaho State Fair has worked closely with both local government and health officials to find the best solution to provide a safe and inviting atmosphere at this year's 2020 Eastern Idaho State Fair.

Idaho Falls Symphony Modifies 71st Season Amid Pandemic

After months of planning during an ever-changing news cycle, the 71-year-old Idaho Falls Symphony has adopted a list of safety precautions due to the COVID-19 pandemic that have resulted in a host of changes to the upcoming season.

Dr. Kelly Gaughen

As of March 2020, Idaho Falls received Dr. Kelly Gaughen, its first female pediatrician.

Keeping Kids Engaged with STEM

After plenty of time with the kids home this year, parents and caregivers are eager to keep everyone happy and busy. If the kids can learn while having fun? That’s even better!

Play On

A letter from Idaho Falls Chukars' Kevin Greene.

Park-ing in Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls parks have everything you need for a day full of fun and relaxation. And they’re safe as long as you continue social distancing practices. Wide open spaces provide room for picnicking, soccer playing, frisbee tossing, dog walking and much more

Time for TEE at the IFCC

Perched on the rolling hills southeast of town, the Idaho Falls Country Club is more than a championship golf facility. Thanks to some recent developments, it’s also poised to serve as a magnet for family fun.