Although there are many opportunities to experience cultural entertainment, the Boise Idaho area (also known as the Treasure Valley) is not necessarily known for its events in the arts and entertainment industries. This fact does not have to be a deterrent for those who are considering moving to the area and are fond of the lifestyle that leans toward seeing exhibits, concerts, plays, and cinema productions. You just have to know where to look for the Treasure Valley's best kept secrets in the industry—and where to live to be close to the action.
Starlight Mountain Theatre is an outdoor amphitheatre located in Garden Valley, 50 miles north of Boise on highway 55. From June to September, you can enjoy Broadway-style plays in the beautiful mountain surroundings at Starlight Mountain Theatre. Communities with the easiest access to highway 55 and Garden Valley include neighborhoods in Garden City and Eagle, Idaho.
The Egyptian Theatre is Boise's foremost historical theatre located in the heart of downtown. It is available to lease as an event center for concerts, guest speakers, opera performances, film festivals, and premieres. The closest communities to The Egyptian Theatre include Boise's North End, Quail Ridge and the Boise Foothills.
The Idaho Center is the Treasure Valley's hub for concerts and large crowd events, including popular vocal artists, rodeos, and sports action. Located in Nampa, close to Interstate 84 for easy access from anywhere in the valley, the Idaho Center is also rented for high school graduations and home shows. Nampa neighborhoods include Sunset Oaks and many country neighborhoods with small acreage around Nampa as well.
Eagle River Pavilion hosts concerts, and other more casual outdoor events in the small amphitheatre located in the heart of Eagle, Idaho. Neighborhoods in Eagle Idaho that are close to the Eagle River Pavilion include Two Rivers, Streamside, and Banbury, which are considered by some of the Treasure Valley's finest communities.
Morrison Center for the Arts gives Treasure Valley residents the opportunity for cultural events year-round. Located on Boise State University's campus, the Morrison Center hosts Broadway-style plays, musical events, ballets, and comedians for the enjoyment and delight of Boise area residents. Plays and shows that are available at the Morrison Center are the finest in Idaho, as it is the state's top venue. Communities closest to Boise State University and the Morrison Center are Boise's North End and the Boise Foothills.
Idaho Shakespeare Festival performances bring many art enthusiasts to the Treasure Valley each summer. The Shakespeare plays are wildly popular and looked forward to every year by both residents and those who visit Treasure Valley communities for both traditional Shakespeare plays and more contemporary choices. Plays are presented at an outdoor amphitheatre located in the shadow of the Boise foothills close to the Harris Ranch community east of Boise.
Taking advantage of the Treasure Valley's cultural tradition includes immersing yourself in the opportunities that commonly present themselves and enriching your life in the process. Downtown Boise is full of plentiful entertainment opportunities, but they can be found all throughout the valley. Enjoy all that the Treasure Valley has to offer and choose to be a part of the entertainment community!