Western Idaho Fair
The Western Idaho Fair is the yearly de facto state fair of Idaho. It has actually been kept in the capital city of Boise essentially every late summer/early fall ever since 1897. and every year in the adjoining city of Garden City on the premises of the Expo Idaho given that 1967. Eary summer and fall is the best time to buy tickets for the Western Idaho Fair.
The matching Eastern Idaho Fair is kept in Blackfoot, Idaho.
Throughout the years Western Idaho Fair has actually showcased Idaho crops, animals, arts and culture. The list of notables who have actually gone to the Western Idaho Fair, either as visitors or as performers, consists of Charles Lindbergh in 1927, Slim Pickens in 1946, William Shatner in 1968, The Doobie Brothers and Ronald Reagan in 1976, Paul Revere and the Raiders in 1971 and 1975, The Charlie Daniels Band in 1984 and 1988, Muhammad Ali in 1985 and 1986, Reba McEntire and Conway Twitty in 1986, and Johnny Cash in 1990, REO Speedwagon in 1997 and 2007, Ted Nugent in 2002, Foreigner in 2009 and in 2013, “Weird Al” Yankovic and Styx in 2012, and lots of others.