Conveniently located directly off Interstate I-84, the Ford Idaho Center is a great pass-through for shows touring Salt Lake City, Spokane, Las Vegas, Reno, Portland or Seattle. It is 20 minutes away from the Boise airport which is served by 12 major airlines.

Additionally, the Ford Idaho Center Complex is truly a multi-purpose venue conveniently located in the Treasure Valley and only 15 minutes west of Downtown Boise, Idaho. The market ranks 107 and the total TSA is 700,000+. The complex consists of a 120,000 square foot arena with a multitude of set-up options, a 100,000 square foot sports center/Horse Park, and the Valley's only outdoor amphitheater with capacity anywhere from 3,000-10,500. Additionally the facility boasts over 4,000 paved parking spots and is a 15 minute or less drive from almost anywhere in the Valley.

Do you provide 24 hour security?

Yes, 365 days a year.

Are you a union house?


Do you co-promote events?


Do you have an in-house marketing department?


Can you support group sales through your marketing department and/or box office?


Do you have a comprehensive Technical Packet available?

Yes, please complete the Booking Inquiry Contact Form to be contacted with details.

Who handles your merchandise?

For on site merch details please complete the Booking Inquiry Contact Form to be contacted for follow up.

What is the seating capacity at the Ford Idaho Center arena?

  • 180 degree 9,700
  • 270 degree 11,400
  • 360 degree 12,657
  • In the Round 13,067
  • Theater 2,500 – 6,000

What is the primary function of the Sports Center?

From March to November the venue is the site of some of the largest equine and agriculture events in the Northwest; over 25 weekends are booked full of Equine specialty events on a Regional and National scope.  Outside the equine season the venue is open for trade shows, expos, private events, and meetings. 

What is the Amphitheater seating capacity?

Many variations between 3,000-10,500.

Who handles your ticketing?

Complete ticketing support powered by IC Tickets and Paciolan, a Learfield Division.  

Who handles your catering?

On site food & beverage needs are managed by OVG360 Hospitaltiy. View the Catering page for more information.

What type of events have you held at the Ford Idaho Center arena?

We have been fortunate enough to host many great concerts including: The Rolling Stones, Rascall Flatts, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Metallica, Cher, Neil Diamond, Eric Clapton, the Eagles, Pearl Jam, Champions on Ice, the Professional Bull Riders, Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey, and Monster Jam, to only name a few.

We also host a variety of annual trade shows, conventions, gun shows, corporate receptions, holiday parties, and high school and college graduation ceremonies.