12TH ANNUAL IDAHO® POTATO DROP
NEW YEAR’S EVE
Get ready for the 12th annual Idaho® Potato Drop, Idaho’s signature holiday event that can only be truly experienced LIVE at the Idaho State Capitol!
Starting at 6:00 PM, the Main Stage comes to life as the world-famous #GlowTato ascends to its
evening perch during the Idaho® Potato Rise, raising awareness and musicians. KTVB will be on hand, broadcasting live across NBC stations in Cecil D. Andrus Park, featuring food trucks, sporting events, eclectic vendors and of course, BIG Idaho® Potatoes!
Athletes will test their mettle at the Idaho® Potato Drop Urban-Air Ski and Snowboard Exhibition with
the Onslaught Crew, hosted by Tamarack Resort. This cutting-edge snow park is the first of its kind,
utilizing custom-built features such as a high-speed tow-in winch and the largest jump in Idaho!
Additional activities in the park include games and raffles with prizes for Spec-Taters. Sample delicious
local food and grab a hot toddy the all-ages beer garden near the vendor camp located throughout the
park. Don’t forget to snap a picture with Spuddy Buddy and the Big Idaho® Potato Tour truck!
When the countdown to the new year begins, Inland Crane will ‘Drop’ it like it’s hot to an world-class pyrotechnic display!
The Idaho® Potato Drop is a free and charitable all-ages New Year’s Eve event that supports local arts,
businesses and charities. Last year’s beneficiaries included: Idaho Partners for Good, Idaho Diaper Bank,
Idaho Crisis & Suicide Hotline, NAMI Idaho, Jesse Tree, J.E.M. Friends, So Good, Boise Rescue
Mission, Good Samaritan Home, and Idaho Veterans Chamber of Commerce.
BIG thanks to our amazing partners supporting this free event, including Idaho® Potato Commission,
Fireworks Sponsor Key Design Websites, Heating Sponsor Equipment Share and our site sponsors United Site Services, Lamb Weston and Rafanelli-Nahas.