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Idaho Day

Get ready for Idaho Day 2018!

The Idaho Statehouse will be celebrating Idaho Day on Monday, March 5, 2018.Idaho State Seal
Noon - 1 p.m. Lincoln Auditorium
This year's theme: Idaho Remembers

In honor of the 100th Anniversary of WWI Armistice and all Idaho Veterans who have served. Check our Connect page for social media uses.

Idaho Day pin 2018Join us at the Statehouse and collect an Idaho Day 2018 pin and stay for the public program held at Noon in the Lincoln Auditorium. Keep an eye out for a red, white, or blue sticker on the backs, as door prizes will be announced throughout the program.

At the Statehouse, the public program will include the following:

  • Proclamation reading by Lt. Governor Brad Little
  • Idaho National Guard Honor Guard
  • 25th Army Band
  • Bugler from the Navy Operational Support Center Boise
  • Highlands Elementary

The program will be hosted by KTVB's Doug Petcash and have special speakers Idaho Secretary of State Lawrence Denney and Josh White. Displays and Idaho Day schools projects can be viewed in the First Floor Rotunda.

Around the State:

  • Blaine County Historical Museum (BCHM) will be open on March 5th from noon-6:00pm as part of Idaho Day. For more information, contact BCHM. 
  • Bonneville County Heritage Association (BCHA) is sponsoring a free public Idaho Day celebration on March 5th at the Colonial Theater at 7:00 pm. The theme is Idaho Remembers World War I but Idaho veterans from all wars will be honored. School children will be awarded prizes, a special youth choir will perform, and Jim Jones, the former Chief Justice of the Idaho Supreme Court will be honored. For more information, contact BCHA.
  • As part of the Idaho Day celebration of our service men and women, all active-duty and veterans are free at the Old Idaho Penitentiary on Saturday, March 3, and Sunday, March 4. The site is open 12 pm - 5pm with last asmisison at 4:15pm.

  • The World War I Centennial Commission of Idaho will be hosting a WWI Headstone guided tour at Morris Hill Cemetery in Boise on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 1:00 pm. The event is free and open to the public. Meeting location is at the Morris Hill Cemetery office. For more information click here.

Please share how your community plans to celebrate Idaho Day 2018! We would love to share your program with everyone. Contact our Capital Curator with subject heading: Idaho Day 2018.

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