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There’s something going on every day at Boise State University! We love to see alumni at events throughout the year. Meet up with old friends at a reunion or show that you’re a die-hard fan at a Bronco Bash. Take in a new student gallery exhibition or take a class. It doesn’t matter whether you’re visiting us from the Treasure Valley or from across the globe — you’re always welcome home!


Broncos Out and About — Stand Up Paddleboarding (SOLD OUT)

Friday, Aug. 17

Time: 5:45–8:30 p.m.
Location: Idaho River Sports
Cost: $20 per person

Let’s learn to stand up paddle board together! After our lesson, we will gather at Clairvoyant, a nearby brewery, for snacks and cold beverages. Wear your blue and orange — there will be a photo opportunity! A signed waiver on site is required. The lesson includes an instructor for a small group of 8-9 participants (we may have multiple groups), board, paddle and PFD. Click here to learn more.

This event has sold out. For questions, or to be put on a waitlist, please contact our office at bsualumni@boisestate.edu or (208) 426-1698.


Drive for Impact Alumni Night at Meridian Speedway

Saturday, Aug. 25

Time: Gates open at 4:45 p.m., Races begin at 6:45 p.m.
Location: Meridian Speedway
Cost: 
Varies, Boise State Alumni Association Members will receive a free family pass!

Start your engines and get revved up to join the Boise State Alumni Association for a family-friendly night at Meridian Speedway on Saturday, Aug. 25. Show your Boise State pride and help support the Intercollegiate Knights Endowed Scholarship to help students from the foster care system attend college. Boise State Alumni Association members will receive a free family pass (two adult tickets, four kids 7-11). Guests who wear Bronco blue and orange will save $2 on tickets at the door. The first 1,000 guests wearing blue and orange will also get a free alumni racing flag! Click here to learn and get your free family pass.


Idaho Botanical Garden’s Great Garden Escape Concert Series

Thursday, Aug. 30

Time: 6–9 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m.
Location: Idaho Botanical Garden
Band: Simple Ruckus

The Boise State Alumni Association is proud to be a season sponsor of the Idaho Botanical Garden’s Great Garden Escape Concert Series this summer.  Current alumni members will receive a ticket discount, the opportunity to taste this year’s 2018 wine collection and the chance to win some great Boise State swag.

Great Garden Escape is every Thursday evening, June through September and features upbeat dancing music and friends. Bring your own low back chairs or blanket.  Picnic baskets are welcome or guests can purchase selections from the on-site food and beverage vendors. Please help us keep the garden clean by packing in and packing out your picnic! The Garden closes for regular admission at 4 p.m. on Thursdays, June through July; 3 p.m. on Thursdays, August through September. Click here to purchase tickets (Choose Idaho Botanical Garden member rate at checkout).


Boise State Football Player

Football Watch Parties

Weekly During Football Season

Has this happened to you? You’ve planned a great vacation, business trip or quick travel. And then, you realize it coincides with Bronco gameday! Don’t worry, our regional clubs, chapters and Bronco contacts will be hosting football watch parties across the nation starting with our season opener on Sept 1. Click here for watch party locations.


Broncos Out and About — Boise River Clean Up

Saturday, Sept. 8

Time: 9:45 a.m.–1 p.m.
Location: Meet at Veteran’s Memorial Park
Cost: Free

As Broncos who give back to our community, alumni and friends will help with the 94.9 The River and Leinenkugel’s annual clean-up of the Boise River. This project is a fun way to provide service to our community, proudly represent Boise State, and get some exercise while we do our part to ensure this beautiful landmark remains something we are proud to showcase here in the City of Trees. Participants will also have a chance to win some awesome concert tickets! Click here to learn more and see the full schedule for the daySign-ups begin on Monday, Aug. 20 on the 94.9 The River website.


Bronco Bash at Home (UConn)

Saturday, Sept. 8

Time: 5–7:45 p.m. (Kickoff at 8:15 p.m.)
Location: Alumni and Friends Center
Cost:
Free

As always, the Bronco Bash will be a fun-filled pre-game event, with plenty of family-friendly activities, food and fanfare. One change to the event this year is a university policy that requires attendees to also have tickets to the game. This requirement is part of an agreement the Alumni Association has to adhere to in keeping in regulation with policy related to the sale of alcohol. However, we’re providing plenty of opportunities for attendees to win free game tickets in addition to the other prizes provided at the event. With the induction of this ticket requirement, we’d appreciate your feedback on how we can best serve our alumni and friends at the pre-game events. Click here to learn more about our home Bronco Bashes.


Bronco Bash at Oklahoma State

Saturday, Sept. 15

Time: 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. (CT)
Location: Boone Pickens Stadium (Boise State Tent at the northeast corner of the stadium by visiting team entrance)
Cost:
Tickets are $30 per person to attend. The cost includes a BBQ menu and Coca-Cola and Anheuser Bush products.

Join us in Stillwater, Oklahoma for a pre-game Bronco Bash Tailgate Party at Boone Pickens Stadium. Enjoy gathering with Bronco Nation with a visit from the Boise State Spirit Squad and enter to win great prizes! Kickoff is at 2:30 p.m. (CT). Fans are encouraged to wear blue! We have limited space so be sure to register by Sept. 9, 2018. Click here to register for the Bronco Bash at Oklahoma State.


Boise State Night at Idaho Shakespeare Festival

Sunday, Sept. 23

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Idaho Shakespeare Festival
Cost: 
$15.90 with discount code

Enjoy the Idaho Shakespeare Festival’s outstanding production of Beehive: The ʼ60’s Musical with Boise State alumni on Sunday, Sept. 23 (show begins at 7 p.m.). We have a limited number of tickets that will be $15.90 which includes tax; normally preview tickets are $28.62. Use code 6024 to lock in this special Boise State Night price. To order tickets, call (208) 336-9221. Limited seating available (50 lawn and 50 chairs). Show your Boise State pride by wearing your blue and orange! Click here to learn more about the Boise State Night at Idaho Shakespeare Festival.


Idaho Botanical Garden’s Great Garden Escape Concert Series

Thursday, Sept. 27

Time: 6–9 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m.
Location: Idaho Botanical Garden
Band: Ryley Walker

The Boise State Alumni Association is proud to be a season sponsor of the Idaho Botanical Garden’s Great Garden Escape Concert Series this summer.  Current alumni members will receive a ticket discount, the opportunity to taste this year’s 2018 wine collection and the chance to win some great Boise State swag.

Great Garden Escape is every Thursday evening, June through September and features upbeat dancing music and friends. Bring your own low back chairs or blanket.  Picnic baskets are welcome or guests can purchase selections from the on-site food and beverage vendors. Please help us keep the garden clean by packing in and packing out your picnic! The Garden closes for regular admission at 4 p.m. on Thursdays, June through July; 3 p.m. on Thursdays, August through September. Click here to purchase tickets (Choose Idaho Botanical Garden member rate at checkout).


Bronco Bash at Home (San Diego State)

Saturday, Oct. 6

Time: TBD (Kickoff also TBD)
Location: Alumni and Friends Center
Cost:
Free

As always, the Bronco Bash will be a fun-filled pre-game event, with plenty of family-friendly activities, food and fanfare. One change to the event this year is a university policy that requires attendees to also have tickets to the game. This requirement is part of an agreement the Alumni Association has to adhere to in keeping in regulation with policy related to the sale of alcohol. However, we’re providing plenty of opportunities for attendees to win free game tickets in addition to the other prizes provided at the event. With the induction of this ticket requirement, we’d appreciate your feedback on how we can best serve our alumni and friends at the pre-game events. Click here to learn more about our home Bronco Bashes.


Bronco Bash at Nevada

Saturday, Oct. 13

Time: 4–6 p.m. (PT)
Location: Eldorado Reno Hotel and Casino (Convention Center Ballroom)
Cost:
Free

Join us for a pre-game Bronco Bash party at the Eldorado Hotel and Casino before the Reno football game. This event is free to attend and guests can purchase their own food and beverages. Enjoy a visit from the Boise State Spirit Squad, and enter to win great prizes! Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. (PT). Fans are encouraged to wear orange!  The hotel is about one mile from the stadium, and Eldorado will have shuttles to and from the game. Click here to register for the Bronco Bash at Nevada.


Bronco Bash at Home (Colorado State)

Friday, Oct. 19

Time: 4–6:45 p.m. (Kickoff at 7 p.m.)
Location: Alumni and Friends Center
Cost:
Free

As always, the Bronco Bash will be a fun-filled pre-game event, with plenty of family-friendly activities, food and fanfare. One change to the event this year is a university policy that requires attendees to also have tickets to the game. This requirement is part of an agreement the Alumni Association has to adhere to in keeping in regulation with policy related to the sale of alcohol. However, we’re providing plenty of opportunities for attendees to win free game tickets in addition to the other prizes provided at the event. With the induction of this ticket requirement, we’d appreciate your feedback on how we can best serve our alumni and friends at the pre-game events. Click here to learn more about our home Bronco Bashes.


Bronco Bash at Air Force

Saturday, Oct. 27

Time: 2–4:30 p.m. (MT)
Location: Falcon Stadium (Boise State Tent in larger Falcon Alley Tailgate area)
Cost: 
$35 per person to attend. The cost includes food, beverages and beer.

Join us in Colorado Springs, CO for a pre-game Bronco Bash Tailgate Party at Falcon Stadium. Enjoy gathering with Bronco Nation with a visit from the Boise State Spirit Squad and enter to win great prizes! Kickoff is at 5 p.m. (MT), and fans are encouraged to wear orange! We have limited space, so please register by Oct. 20. Click here to register for the Bronco Bash at Air Force.


Bronco Bash at Home (BYU)

Saturday, Nov. 3

Time: TBD (Kickoff TBD)
Location: Alumni and Friends Center
Cost:
Free

As always, the Bronco Bash will be a fun-filled pre-game event, with plenty of family-friendly activities, food and fanfare. One change to the event this year is a university policy that requires attendees to also have tickets to the game. This requirement is part of an agreement the Alumni Association has to adhere to in keeping in regulation with policy related to the sale of alcohol. However, we’re providing plenty of opportunities for attendees to win free game tickets in addition to the other prizes provided at the event. With the induction of this ticket requirement, we’d appreciate your feedback on how we can best serve our alumni and friends at the pre-game events. Please take a moment to answer a few questions regarding future Bronco Bashes. Click here to learn more about our home Bronco Bashes.


Bronco Bash at Home (Fresno State)

Friday, Nov. 9

Time: 5–7:45 p.m. (Kickoff at 8:15 p.m.)
Location: Alumni and Friends Center
Cost:
Free

As always, the Bronco Bash will be a fun-filled pre-game event, with plenty of family-friendly activities, food and fanfare. One change to the event this year is a university policy that requires attendees to also have tickets to the game. This requirement is part of an agreement the Alumni Association has to adhere to in keeping in regulation with policy related to the sale of alcohol. However, we’re providing plenty of opportunities for attendees to win free game tickets in addition to the other prizes provided at the event. With the induction of this ticket requirement, we’d appreciate your feedback on how we can best serve our alumni and friends at the pre-game events. Click here to learn more about our home Bronco Bashes.


Bronco Bash at Home (Utah State)

Saturday, Nov. 24

Time: TBD (Kickoff TBD)
Location: Alumni and Friends Center
Cost:
Free

As always, the Bronco Bash will be a fun-filled pre-game event, with plenty of family-friendly activities, food and fanfare. One change to the event this year is a university policy that requires attendees to also have tickets to the game. This requirement is part of an agreement the Alumni Association has to adhere to in keeping in regulation with policy related to the sale of alcohol. However, we’re providing plenty of opportunities for attendees to win free game tickets in addition to the other prizes provided at the event. With the induction of this ticket requirement, we’d appreciate your feedback on how we can best serve our alumni and friends at the pre-game events. Click here to learn more about our home Bronco Bashes.