Family Christmas Events in Pocatello

Ho ho ho! It’s that most wonderful time of the year again, when thoughts turn to shining
stars, sugar plum fairies, and fun, food, and family. December is a busy month, but it’s
important to “carve” out some time for family fun. (Apologies to the Christmas turkey!)
There are so many fun things to do locally, from mildly quirky activities to all-out
traditional December events. Here are a few upcoming event ideas to get you into the
festive mood:


Idaho Museum of Natural History
698 E Dillon Street, Pocatello
December 8, 2017 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
All ages event Admission $5.00
Make Star Wars-themed ornaments and snowflakes, watch a Star Wars movie, have
snacks, do crafts, and enjoy an Ugly Sweater Contest!


100 Main Street, Old Town Pocatello
December 9, 2017 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
All ages event
Enjoy children’s activities, Santa Claus, warm food and hot chocolate, plus a holiday
artisan market.


December 13, 2017 7:00 pm
American Falls Fine Arts Center
2966 S Frontage Road, American Falls
December 16, 2017 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm.
ISU Frazier Hall
S 5th Avenue & E Carter Street, Pocatello
Tickets $8.00 – $20.00
Classic holiday fairy tale comes alive on stage featuring dancers from the Alliance
Academy of Dance.


November 29 – December 23, 2017
Palace Playhouse
158 East Chubbuck Road, Pocatello
Age 5+, $16.00 – 41.50 (Performance only or dinner theatre options)
Live theatre performance: A tale of fun (and mayhem) as a brave couple wrangles the
wild Herdman kids while they prepare for a church Christmas Pageant.

If you are willing to venture a little further check out the:
Gingerbread House Walk Dec 1-31, 2017
Downtown Lava Hot Springs
All ages event
Fanciful Gingerbread houses are on display at businesses spanning a four block area of
downtown Lava Hot Springs.

Dr. Jake Richards, Dr. Mitch Driscoll, and the entire Oak Mountain Dental team wish
you and yours a Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year!