Dive into the colorful array of community events popping up year-round in your neighborhood!

Get ready to uncover the pulse of Meridian, Idaho, with our monthly spotlight on local events! From bustling festivals to cozy gatherings, there's always something exciting happening in our vibrant community. Stay tuned as we bring you the latest scoop on what's hot and happening right in your backyard. Get ready to mark your calendars and dive into the endless array of fun-filled activities waiting to be discovered!

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Toys for Tots Summer Festival

July 21st 1pm-7pm @ Kleiner Park

Experience the 1st ever Toys for Tots Summer Festival! This event will feature multiple live bands. food trucks, obstacle courses and an expo with fun activities for the whole family!

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4th of July Celebration

Storey Park 4pm-10pm

Stop by Storey Park for the 4th of July celebration and experience the grand fireworks display when the sun sets!

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Bri Kleiner Park Live

Every Other Friday Night

This FREE concert series features live local music every other Friday night at Kleiner Park!

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Big Al's Live on the Patio

Every Friday & Saturday (till Sept 7th) from 7 - 10 PM

From May 24th to September 7th, stop by Big Al's Patio for live music every Friday and Saturday starting at 7:00PM!

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Inaugural Meridian Fine Art Festival

Sat Jun 29th 10:00am - Sun 30th 4:00pm

The Inaugural Meridian Fine Art Festival will take place at Julius M Kleiner Park, across from the popular Village at Meridian, where visitors can purchase directly from the artists as they learn about their process. Whether you are an Art enthusiast, a collector, or simply looking for unique, handmade gifts, this event is not to be missed! The Meridian Fine Art Festival is a celebration of local talent, showcasing over 90 vendors from Idaho and the Northwest

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Final Summer Concert

This family-friendly free concert, part of the City of Meridian's annual Gene Kleiner Day, will feature some of the orchestra's "greatest hits". Bring a picnic, a blanket or a chair and enjoy!

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Piano Bar Night at SideCar Bar in Meridian

May 23, 2024 @ 7pm

Check out Piano Bar Night at SideCar Bar! Enjoy Bobby Dee Keys live piano music ranging from classics to contemporary hits while sipping on your favorite drinks. It's a night filled with great music, good company, and lots of fun. Don't miss out!

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Unplug & Be Outside

May 11, 2024 @ 10am

Meridian & Idaho Parks are Recreation are offering a weeks’ worth of free activities in sports and recreation for all ages! All activities are free and there is a prize pool for those who participate in the challenges. Events include: Free Fishing at Settlers Park, Recycle a Bicycle, Line Dancing, Paws for Prevention Pet Parade & Fair + so much more!

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Cinco De Mayo at The Village!

May 3rd- May 5th, 2024

Visit the Village at Meridian this weekend for tons of celebration! Entertainment traditional Mexico-style dancing, a live Mariachi band + specials at Kon Grill all day on May 5th !

Farmers Market

Meridian Main Street Market

Experience Meridian Main Street Market, where tradition merges seamlessly with innovation. Unlike other traditional Farmer's Market, ours is a hub of opportunities for both our youth and the Meridian community at large. Here's why you won't want to miss out on this vibrant marketplace:

Youth Empowerment: At our market, young aspiring farmers and entrepreneurs showcase their skills, gaining valuable experience and contributing to the local economy.

Support Local Small Businesses: Your support helps sustain and grow our community.

Artisanal Delights: From handcrafted soaps to small-batch jams, each item tells a story and adds a touch of charm to your home.

Live Music: Saturdays at our market are filled with the melodious tunes of local musicians.

Foodie Paradise: Satisfy your cravings with a diverse selection of treats from our food trucks.

Date: Every Saturday / April 13th–October 12th, 2024
Time: 9:00AM—2:00PM
Location: 33 East Broadway Avenue, Meridian, Idaho 83642

Come hungry, leave happy, and support local! See you at the market!

outdoor movie night

Sparklight Movie Night

Are you ready for an enchanting evening under the twinkling stars? Settlers Park in Meridian, ID is rolling out the red carpet for a delightful outdoor movie night, brought to you by the local Parks and Recreation and local sponsorships. This cinematic experience promises fun for the whole family, creating cherished memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you're catching up with friends, spending quality time with family, or simply looking for a magical night out, this outdoor movie event is the perfect opportunity to do so. With the serene backdrop of Settlers Park and the warm company of your nearest and dearest, it's sure to be an unforgettable evening filled with laughter, joy, and maybe even a few surprises. So, mark your calendars, grab your blankets, and join us for a magical night under the stars at Settlers Park. We can't wait to see you there!

Date: Starts May 31st, 2024 / Every other Friday
Time: Screen sets up at 7:00PM / Movie starts at dusk
Location: Settlers Park, Meridian Idaho
Admission: Free
What to Bring: Blanket or Lawn Chairs
Concessions Available for Purchase