Exciting annual events, such as music festivals, county fairs, and community celebrations for locals and visitors to come together is just the tip of the iceberg of what the area has to offer. Regardless of the season, you’ll be able to enjoy indoor entertainment or outdoor leisure.
Zoo Idaho is an extraordinary zoo that showcases the remarkable wildlife native to the Intermountain West. It is one of the only two zoos in the United States dedicated to species from this region. Throughout the year, Zoo Idaho hosts a lineup of fun-filled events like the Ice Cream Zoofari, Zoo Boo, and the enchanting Midsummer’s Night at the Zoo.
Swore Farms is a family-owned establishment dedicated to enriching the local community through the cultivation of healthy, delicious, and fresh produce. The farm also offers summer programs that foster knowledge about agriculture. In the fall you can explore their exciting corn maze, pick pumpkins from the patch, and delve into the fascinating world of agriculture.
Dive into a world of aqua excitement at the Ross Park Aquatic Complex. Whether you’re seeking thrills on the water slide, relaxation along the lazy river, or a safe haven for the little ones in the kiddie pool with aqua gym, their facility offers water fun for all ages.
Stuart Park Splash Pad is a fun and free summer oasis. Bring your young family to the picturesque Stuart Park and enjoy the refreshing water attractions that entertain young kids for hours. The park is a community hub for families and friends.
The Pocatello Wellness Complex is an extraordinary destination with a state-of-the-art amphitheater, where local events, big concerts, festivals, and community gatherings come to life. You can explore nearly 2 miles of wide paved walking paths for a family friend leisurely stroll or outdoor run. Along the way, you’ll find multiple restrooms, pavilions, concession stands, and ample parking areas for your convenience. With inclusivity at the heart of our design, the Pocatello Wellness Complex caters to all economic levels, ages, and abilities, ensuring everyone can benefit from this world-class facility.
In addition to the stunning landscape, the Pocatello Wellness Complex has integrated a thrilling mountain bike park that seamlessly merges with the natural terrain. For our younger visitors, a large children’s playground awaits, filled with endless excitement and entertainment.
The completion of the Portneuf Wellness Complex was made possible by the generous support of the Portneuf Health Trust, an owner of Portneuf Medical Center, who fully funded this remarkable complex as a gift to our beloved community.
And you don’t have to travel far to be immersed in a lively, downtown scene that stays open late for those who enjoy the nightlife. Historic downtown Pocatello is where business is mixed with pleasure. While the historic downtown is home to many local boutiques and locally operated businesses it also has restaurants, bars, galleries and attractions that appeal to everyone. Old Town Pocatello cuisine offers a variety of eating experiences such as Indian and Nepalese dining, south of the border delights and even traditional Hawaiian dishes. Award-winning waterholes such as the 313 Whisky Bar, Jim Dandy Brewing Company or The Union Taproom offer local crafts and brews that will keep the night going with live music and great company.