Boise SnowBall & Backcountry Film Festival Season Premiere

Boise, Idaho : November 17-18, 2016

Boise! Gathering the Backcountry Tribe is the core of what we do. Between the SnowBall Concert and the World Premiere of the 2016-2017 Backcountry Film Festival, this is the festival for you to meet and hang with your adventure-loving kin.

Two major events will be held in downtown Boise, November 17-18th.

Backcountry Film Festival is on November 17th. Be the first of 30,000 people worldwide to watch this award-winning lineup. Visions of Deep Powder, Winter Culture, Sick Raffle Prizes and Beer.

SnowBall Concert is on November 18th. Beer, Live Bluegrass, Dancing, Hut Trips and AIRE Avi 1 Courses up for grabs, and of course costumes. This concert directly benefits Bogus Basin and the National SnowSchool Program.

Boise Welcomes RAPIDGRASS 

Boise Debut at the SnowBall


Thursday November 17

Friday November 18


4-6:00 pm at The Outdoor Exchange Shop

Good people and good beer. How much better can it get? Brews from Powderhaus Brewing and food truck.

Backcountry Film Festival

2016-2017 Season Premiere

6:30-10 pm at the Basque Center

Be the first to watch the 2017 Backcountry Film Festival. Send off the international gathering of snow adventure folk with that BOISE magic.

Doors open at 6:30pm, films start at 7:30pm

*Visions of Deep Powder *Tall Tales *Raffle Prizes *Culture *Beer *Friends


SnowBall Concert

6-10 pm at the Linen Building

High energy bluegrass band from Colorado, Rapidgrass, is bringing Boise’s mountain people together for this concert benefiting Bogus Basin and SnowSchool.

Did we mention that costumes are involved? See if your ski, snowboard, snowshoe, alpine and ice climbing partners “clean up nice” at this semi-formal winter kickoff. Think ski bum meets prom date.

Enjoy bluegrass, dancing and craft beer with like-minded people. Share your love of snow for kids across the country by supporting SnowSchool- getting over 30,000 kids outside this winter.

Doors open at 6pm, band starts at 7pm.

Buy your TICKETS in advance!

Special Guest: TBA

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