The movie version of Valentine's Day involves dinner at a nice restaurant and a moonlit walk. That might be a relaxing way to spend Thursday, Feb. 14, but there's no shortage of events in Boise to help you make the most of the day of love, with or without a date.
"I'm not going to say the hook is the alcohol," said Doug Lambuth, marketing director for Discovery Center of Idaho. "But when you want younger people to come out, that is something that makes it more interesting for them."
Bands include the Johnny Cash-inspired Cash'd Out, folk artist Maria Taylor from Alabama, Alaskan blues artist Lige Williamson, raucous Nevada-based act Buster Blue and Idaho bands Jeff Crosby and the Refugees, Jonathan Warren and the Billy Goats, Old Death Whisper and Rumblefish.
Treasure Valley is home to an abundance of these outdoor music fests, but regardless of whether you plan to attend the one-day blowouts for a fix or every offering in a concert series for long-term nutrition, expect temperatures to soar as high as your hopes for a good time.