Family Fun Guide

CELEBRATING 120 YEARS OF OLD FASHION FUN

THE YEAR 2022 MEANS 120 YEARS OF OLD-FASHIONED FUN at the Eastern Idaho State Fair. The 120th Eastern Idaho State Fair is slated to be the best fair our community has ever seen.

Mama's Gotta Cach 'Em All

I am is a mom of five young kids who loves connecting with them and trying to keep up with their likes and dislikes. We love to walk around Idaho Falls playing Pokémon Go!

Along the Trail

Whatever speed you prefer, a hike is sure to get your heart pumping. Explore the Snake River, get a close look at wildlife, travel to a nearby city and have new experiences. Here are a few short hikes to get you safely started toward becoming a novice:

Meet the Experts

BEHIND EVERY STORY IS A WRITER WITH THE EXPERIENCE TO TELL IT. The compelling first-hand tales detailed in Explore East Idaho were authored by an expert staff with experience across the outdoor industry, from boating to snowmobiling to environmental cons

Melaleuca Freedom Celebration to Dazzle Viewers with American-Made Fireworks, Biggest July 4th Fireworks Show West of Mississippi River

With firework finales set to amaze Americans from sea to shining sea, you won’t find a bigger Independence Day firework show west of the Mississippi River than at the 29th Annual Melaleuca Freedom Celebration in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

Summer Activities in Eastern Idaho

June is always a time of exploration and play. It's a time to relax, wander, and try new things.

Greater Idaho Falls Chamber Of Commerce Announces the 2022 ‘Liberty on Parade’ Theme and Grand Marshals

The Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce and sponsor Blue Cross of Idaho are pleased to present the 2022 ‘Liberty on Parade’ annual Independence Day parade. The parade will take place on Monday, July 4, 2022, and will start at 9:00 a.m.

120 years of Old Fashioned Fun at the 2022 Eastern Idaho State Fair!

Did you know that the Eastern Idaho State Fair celebrates its 120 years of Food, Family, and Fun in 2022? Get ready for some Old Fashioned Fun as we get ready for our biggest event ever.

Go Local

IN AN ERA where world events are impacting supply chains on everything from cream cheese to computer chips, learning to buy locally sourced products makes sense on a lot of different levels.

Idaho Falls Zoo Hosts Winter Break Camps for Kids

The Idaho Falls Zoo will be hosting in-person camps for kids in grades K-7 over winter break on December 21, 22, 29 and 30.

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.