A total solar eclipse is a rare event that you don’t want to miss. The Gem State will have some of the best, most breathtaking views from anywhere in the country. The total eclipse only lasts about two minutes. Be sure to know about travel times and safety conditions in advance. Click here to find a prime viewing location and you'll also see a table listing approximate start times.
Western Idaho Fair (August 18th to August 27th, noon to 11 p.m.)
Western Idaho Fair’s history dates back to 1897 and now more than 250,000 people attend the Western Idaho Fair to enjoy the entertainment, contests, food, concerts, livestock, and much more. Don't miss out on this annual event for the whole family! Click here for more information.
The Big Bounce America at Eagle Island State Park
THE BIGGEST BOUNCE HOUSE IN THE WORLD is coming to Eagle Island State Park in Eagle, ID on Friday the 18th, Saturday the 19th, and Sunday 20th August 2017. This magical, candy-colored inflatable castle is 10,000 square feet of fun, games, and laughter that can be enjoyed by everyone.
Way more than just a giant bouncer, there is a ton of FREE entertainment all day around the perimeter available to everyone whether they have purchased a ticket or not. Party at our Headphone Disco (google them!), or participate in good, old-fashioned fun with field day games (sack races, corn hole, tug of war, ping pong & more) - absolutely FREE! There will also be face-painters, live band performances, food stalls and a whole lot more. Make a day of it -come down as early as you like! Click here to learn more.
Bish's grand opening celebration
Come celebrate the Grand Opening of Bish’s RV location in Meridian, August 18th, and 19th and enter to win a 2017 Jayco trailer!
Enjoy all the activities:
- Vintage RV Show
- Bounce Houses for the kids
- Free Food from Big Mike's Tids and Bits (serving starts at 11 am)
- Free Ice Cream from Reed's Dairy (serving starts at 11 am)
- Spin-the-Wheel for Prizes
- Cash Machine! Drawings happen at the beginning of each hour!
(Saturday, August 19th, they're giving away a new, 2017 Jayco Jay Flight 27 foot trailer with bunks, worth $36,000! Sign up is August 15th to 18th OR sign up on August 19th for a last-chance to qualify. See details at https://bishs.com/grand-opening/ or stop by the Meridian store.)
Hot August Cruze & Drag Night at Meridian Speedway
Saturday, August 19th, 2017
Adult GA Ticket: $11.00
Seniors 62+ GA Ticket: $8.50
Military GA Ticket: $8.50
Kids 7-11 GA Ticket: $6.50
Kids 6 & Under GA Ticket: FREE!
Family Pass: $30.00
A Family Pass Includes 2 Adults & up to 4 Kids 7-11
Gates Open: 4:00pm
Racing Starts: 6:30pm