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Idaho Botanical Garden

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Address: Historic District, Boise, ID 83712
Phone Number: +1 208 343 8649
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Beautiful light show

Went for the light show at Christmas, it was gorgeous, very well executed. Cant wait to go back in the spring to see the grounds in daylight.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Deanna W
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Boise, Idaho, United States
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Boise, Idaho, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Went for the light show at Christmas, it was gorgeous, very well executed. Cant wait to go back in the spring to see the grounds in daylight.

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Boise, Idaho
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I'm spoiled now! Love this venue to see a concert at Outlaw Field. It's a beautiful setting for fun.

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Boise, Idaho
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I've been going to IBG for over 20 years. Nestled at the base of the old Idaho Penitentiary, it's a great way spend an afternoon in history and nature.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

A beautiful green oasis in a typically brown portion of the Boise foothills. A great spot for a wedding - I should know!

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Meridian, Idaho
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13 reviews 13 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The atmosphere is certainly great for xmas. The light show is wonderful and they offer refreshments. Its really well done and very affordable.

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Boise, Idaho
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We actually visited this site for both a harvest festival and the Winter Garden Aglow. During the Fall the flowers and gardens were in full bloom and I was able to take beautiful photos of my daughter and niece. The winter is filled with lights on everything and is amazing! We bought hot chocolates and walked through the gardens enjoying... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Regardless of whether you are visiting for a concert or a IBG event, they do a great job. With as much as IBG has going on, I believe we'll be joining as members in 2015. Absolutely worth it.

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Fullerton, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We visited Boise in December. Our hosts had organized tickets to Winter Garden aGlow. It was a wonderful experience. Multi-colored lights are threaded along walkway fences and in tree and bush branches creating a wonderland. There were also model trains, fire pits, cookies, hot chocolate and cider.

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Meridian, Idaho, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

If you want a treat or to start a new tradition, this place is the best. I have been a few times to the christmas light display and it is so pretty. I have taken my family when they come to town and were very impresses with the light display. It's our new tradition!

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Hailey, Idaho
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Wow, what a display of lights throughout the garden! We made the mistake of not purchasing tickets online and waited in a very long line in the cold to get in . . . we both agreed it was worth it. Next time, however, we will get tickets ahead of time. This is super for families, and there were plenty... More 

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