Ford Idaho Center is a multi-use sports and entertainment complex located 15 miles west of Boise in Nampa, Idaho. The center is comprised of an arena and an outdoor amphitheater. The Ford Idaho Center in Boise is best known for its annual hosting of the Snake River Stampede, a national rodeo competition. The venue is also a premier spot for concerts and music festivals including Pearl Jam and Lilith Fair, and it was once a stop for the beloved Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus. It now serves as the home for an indoor football team named the Ford Idaho Horsemen. The best tickets for Ford Idaho Center seating is available at StubHub.
What is the seating capacity?
The maximum seating capacity at Ford Idaho Center is 12,279 for the indoor arena and 10,500 for the amphitheater, which has a combination of general admission grass seating and reserved seating.
Can I take photos or video/audio record while visiting the Ford Idaho Center?
Cameras with detachable lenses as well as video and audio recording devices are strictly prohibited by the venue. The use of personal cameras is generally allowed during specific events including the Ford Idaho High School Athletic Association events and the Snake River Stampede rodeo. If unsure whether personal cameras are permitted during an event, visitors are welcome to contact the Ford Idaho Center to inquire.
Is the venue wheelchair-friendly?
Ford Idaho Center is wheelchair-friendly, offering extra-wide doors at all points of entrance and exit as well as accessible bathrooms, wheelchair ramps, parking and companion seating. Visitors requiring accommodations are encouraged to contact the Ford Idaho Center in advance to make requests.
What are my food and drink options?
Outside food and drink are strictly prohibited by the Ford Idaho Center. The venue does provide water fountains inside the arena, amphitheater and sports complex. The Ford Idaho Center also offers a variety of foods and drinks for purchase by way of concession stands that provide light items, such as pretzels, popcorn, ice cream, BBQ sandwiches and Pepsi products. Visitors 21 and over can purchase beer and wine throughout the arena. Visitors to the amphitheater can also purchase meals from Big Al's and Gyro Shack.
Is there on-site parking?
On-site parking is available at the Ford Idaho Center. Parking is a $5 flat fee. Visitors are encouraged to purchase parking vouchers in advance. Visitors who do not purchase parking in advance can purchase at the venue. Payments in the form of cash are accepted at the parking lot.
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