Fall Harvest Festival

Date(s) - Sat 7 Oct - Sun 8 Oct
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Idaho Botanical Garden

Celebrate autumn at the Fall Harvest Festival the first weekend in October from Noon – 6:00 p.m. at the Idaho Botanical Garden.  The family-friendly event celebrates the changing season with live music, wagon rides, beer and wine garden, food vendors, the Scarecrow Stroll, and kids’ activities.  Guests can shop in the artist market which features a variety of art from local artisans!

The Garden will be closed for general admission before and after the event times. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Event Admission
Adults: $7
Youth (ages 5-12): $5
Children (4 and younger): Free
Garden Members: $5

Purchasing Tickets

Day of Event:
Tickets are always available at the admission kiosks at the main gate.

Members must sign-in or register to receive the member rate. The discount will show up at checkout. Call the Garden Box Office at (208) 343-8649 if you have trouble purchasing. Tickets will not be mailed. E-tickets are e-mailed in a separate e-mail following the confirmation.

Purchase Tickets


By Phone:
Advanced tickets can be purchased by calling with Idaho Botanical Garden Box Office at (208) 343-8649. Tickets may be picked up at the will-call, open during Garden hours and all day of the event

In Person:
Event tickets may be purchased in advance in the Idaho Botanical Garden Box Office. The Garden Box Office is open from 9 am – 4 pm daily.

Stage Schedule:

Saturday Oct 7th 12:00 -3:00  Idyltime

Saturday Oct 7th 3:00-6:00 p.m. Bread and Circus Band


Sunday Oct 8th 12:00-3:00 Bret Welty Band

Sunday Oct 8th 3:00 – 6:00 Hokum Hi-Flyers

Food & Drink:

  •                 Willowcreek Grill
  •                 Tonys Tamales
  •                 Kona Ice
  •                 Kanak Attack
  •                 Burgerlicious
  •                 Ben and Jerrys
  •                 Dutch Brothers


Beer and Wine Garden

  • Willowcreek Grill
  • Mad Swede Brewing
  • Meriwether Cider Co.
  • Payette Brewing
  • Split Rail Winery
  • County Line Brewery
  • and more!

Craft Market & Vendors:

  •                 Red Penguin
  •                 Idaho Soap Company
  •                 Rusty Junquers
  •                 Idaho Roots Designs
  •                 Camp Rainbow Gold
  •                 And MANY MORE….


Activity Details:

  • In the upper Vegetable Garden, guests may wander through the pumpkin patch and pick one to purchase, paint, and take home.
  • Check out all the scarecrows hiding throughout the Garden and vote for your favorite one
  • Other children’s activities include wagon rides, mini-straw maze, and face painting.  Families may bring their cameras and capture the perfect photo beside the artfully arranged pumpkin, haystack and corn husk backdrop.

 2017 Fall Harvest Festival Sponsors


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