If you don't have family in town and aren't traveling for the holidays then Christmas Eve and Christmas day can feel pretty long and anticlimactic. After the rush of presents on Christmas morning there's oftentimes an empty day left to fill. Pulling from all the information on our Holidays Guide I've rounded up some ideas for things to do on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day if you've got cabin fever and need something to fill your time.
Drive through Christmas in Color: Open Christmas Eve and closed Christmas day. Reserve a time here. Use code KID2022 for a discount!
Location: Expo Idaho, 5610 N Glenwood St, Garden City, ID 83714
Wander through the Botanical Garden's Winter Garden aGlow: Open Christmas Eve AND Christmas Day. Reserve a time here.
Location: 2355 N Old Penitentiary Rd, Boise, ID 83712
Go Ice Skating at the Village: Open Christmas Eve and closed Christmas day. Reserve a time here.
Learn more here: https://www.thevillageatmeridian.com/event/Come-Glide-on-our-Ice/2145554500/
Location: 3597 E Monarch Sky Ln #225, Meridian, ID 83646
Walk through the light displays at Scentsy: Open daily through Jan 16th and is free!
Location: 2701 E Pine Ave, Meridian, ID 83642
Go Tubing at Gateway Parks: Spots are limited but they are open both the 24th and 25th! Reserve tickets here.
Learn more: www.gatewayparks.com
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Location: 165 S Eagle Island Pkwy, Eagle, ID
Go Ice Skating at Indian Creek in Caldwell: Open Noon-10PM on Christmas Eve and 4-8pm on Christmas Day. Hours are posted here.
Location: 120 S Kimball Ave, Caldwell, ID 83605
Grab some hot cocoa and blankets, get in the car and go see some neighborhood lights! See the "official" Boise Christmas Lights map here: https://www.boisechristmaslights.org/map
Do you know of anything else open or available on Christmas Eve and/or Christmas Day? Drop it in the comments!