Is Boise doing the potato drop?

Is Boise doing the potato drop?

The 9th annual Idaho Potato Drop returned to the Idaho Statehouse in Boise this year after being forced to go virtual last year due to the pandemic. The crowd braved single-digit temperatures to help say goodbye to 2021 and hello to 2022.

Where does the potato drop in Boise?

Cecil D. Andrus Park
BOISE, Idaho — After a year of no crowds and an Idaho New Year’s Eve celebration that could only be held on TV and online, organizers with the Idaho Potato Drop are ready to ring in 2022 in a big way. “This year we’re bringing it back down to Cecil D. Andrus Park and the Capitol.

Is Idaho Potato Drop a real potato?

To make the new potato, we used an all-new innovative technique created by local artists, fabricators and craftsmen. To start, we completely reshape, and retexture the potato to make it look and feel like a real potato. When the redesign is finished, we made a mold of the old potato.

Where is the Idaho Potato Drop 2020?

Tens of thousands filled the streets, spanning the Grove Plaza through the 8th street promenade. The 10th annual Idaho Potato Drop promises to be bigger and better! There will be several activities added to the event this year, heated tents, fireworks, amazing musical talent, VIP tent and so much more.

Where is the Idaho Potato Drop 2021?


How big is the Idaho Potato Drop?

17-feet long
Idaho starts 2022 by dropping a potato Watch Idaho celebrate New Year’s Eve with the 9th Annual Idaho Potato Drop held in Boise in front of the Idaho State Capitol Building. The potato is 17-feet long, it has wings and releases smoke as it flies from a crane to ring in the start of 2022.

Where can I watch the potato drop?

31, 2022. Idaho’s signature holiday event that can only be truly experienced LIVE at the Idaho State Capitol! The Idaho® Potato Drop is a free and charitable world-class New Year’s Eve destination that supports local arts, business and charities. KTVB will be on hand broadcasting live across NBC stations in Cecil D.

What is there to do in Boise on New Years Eve?

Boise / Garden City

  • 9th Annual Idaho Potato Drop. Location: Idaho State Capitol.
  • New Year Eve Pub Crawl.
  • New Year’s Eve with Micky & The Motorcars.
  • Hop Drop with The Ashley Rose Band.
  • GRATEFUL – New Year’s Eve.
  • Project Transcend: A NYE Experience.
  • New Years Eve.
  • Prohibited – A New Year’s Eve Speakeasy Party.

When did the potato drop start?

The Idaho Potato Drop. Since the first Idaho Potato Drop in 2013, the event has grown to include multiple venues for entertainment, from ski jumps, to live concerts, to professional wrestling. This marks a return to the Idaho Statehouse after the event was held virtually in 2020.