Activities for Your Labor Day Weekend Getaway

August 30, 2019

by hotel43

Labor Day is coming up on September 2nd. That last weekend of summer really creeps up on you, doesn’t it? Don’t let the time pass you by without booking your Labor Day weekend getaway at Hotel 43. With no short supply of things to do in Boise, your Labor Day getaway is sure to revitalize you for the fall ahead. 

Stay at Hotel 43

If you are looking for a comfortable stay near downtown Boise for your Labor Day weekend getaway, come join us at Hotel 43. We pride ourselves on being Idaho’s premium boutique hotel, and we strive to give our guests a one-of-a-kind experience that they will never forget. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will be more than happy to help you plan Labor Day weekend activities in Boise.

Bike the Boise Greenbelt

woman biking the greenbelt

The greenbelt is a 25-mile-long, beautiful, tree-lined path following the Boise River. It’s open from sunrise to sunset, so you can enjoy the wind on your face as you take in the fantastic views at any time. 

Guests of Hotel 43 can inquire at the front desk for complimentary bike rentals, which include a helmet, bike lock, and basket for all day use.

Hot Air Balloon Show

the boise city in the trees with hot air balloons

This event takes place at Ann Morrison Park, located under a mile from Hotel 43, from August 28th to September 1st

When you attend this free event, make sure to pack your lawn blankets and chairs so that you can sit or lay down and enjoy the show comfortably.

The show features up to 50 balloons, and there are both night and sunrise viewings (weather permitting). Morning flights take place from 6:45 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., and the Night Glow takes place from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Downtown Boise Farmers Market


For a taste of local culture, you can spend your Saturday morning checking out the downtown Boise Farmers Market. The market takes place every Saturday, and you can sample different local cuisines, enjoy the entertainment, and shop for souvenirs.

Just a few steps away from Hotel 43, the Capital City Public Market takes place in The Grove Plaza and throughout 8th St.

The Boise Farmers Market is now located between Americana Boulevard, River Street, and Shoreline Drive and now features free parking. 

Explore the North End

Late summer is the perfect time to explore the tree-lined streets that make Boise the city of trees. As the leaves begin to show beautiful fall colors, you can explore this historical place and view some of its most beautiful homes. The North End is perfect for a drive or a leisurely walk, and it’ll make you fall in love with Boise. 

Hyde Park Street Fair at Camel’s Back Park

Can’t make it labor day weekend? Hyde Park Street Fair at Camel’s Back Park runs from September 14th to 16th and features two days that are filled with live music and fair fun. Away from the bustle of downtown, you will enjoy the small town feel of this area of the city. 

With a jam-packed schedule, book a reservation at Hotel 43 for a comfortable stay during your Labor Day getaway.