Attractions in Twin Falls, ID
Amongst the other various things to do, Twin Falls features several key attractions for both residents and visitors to keep themselves entertained. These, combined with the local and regional events, restaurants and shopping make Twin Falls and the surrounding region an inviting place to live.
Southern Idaho residents have access to shows by international performing arts groups, plus several talented local theater groups and quality venues at which to enjoy them. Meanwhile, visual arts take the spolight in an increasingly popular annual competition that gets many local businesses involved.
Just one glimpse of the natural beauty of Southern Idaho makes it easy to see why an artist would find inspiration here. Arts events and strong community support bring the vibrant Magic Valley art scene into sharp focus.
Editor's Note: The following story was the result of one of the last interviews granted by Evel Knievel prior to his death Nov. 30, 2007. The Jump In his risk-taking heyday, nothing seemed to intimidate the notorious motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel – not even the 500-foot-deep, quarter-mile-wide Snake River Canyon, which he famously attempted to jump on a steam-powered “skycycle” in September 1974. But as the fearless Knievel thinks back on that jump that made news headlines, the now 69-year-old legend reveals a secret.
The curtain was raised on a brand new performing arts center in Twin Falls. Twin Falls Center for the Arts Twin Falls Center for the Arts, opened in 2010 inside The Pinnacle, which houses several business offices, a restaurant and space for the Magic Valley Arts Council-operated arts center. The council's previous headquarters were in a rented building at 132 Main Ave. S.
When many people think of the Oregon Trail, the only images that come to mind are pixilated covered wagons on the scroll-screen interface of an old computer. Pioneer Historic Sites The iconic game created such strong impressions of fording the river and bouts of dysentery that it’s easy to forget that the Oregon Trail was a real route, traveled by real people.
When Twin Falls celebrated the Magic Valley Symphony’s 50th anniversary during their 2009-2010 concert season, they weren't just celebrating 50 years of music. They also celebrated 50 years of ingenuity, dedication and good old-fashioned hard work. Creating the Symphony
The words of Petula Clark’s hit song “You Can Always Go Downtown” certainly ring true in Twin Falls. While historic downtowns across the nation struggle to attract business, downtown Twin Falls is thriving with an irresistible mix of charming shops, tantalizing restaurants and highly anticipated annual events. Heart of Downtown Main Avenue is the heart of downtown, home to galleries, antique shops, salons and specialty stores for everything from music to scrapbooking.
When the Magic Valley Arts Council set about obtaining the first piece of artwork for the new Canyon Rim Public Art Project, a two-for-one approach wasn’t the plan. Art for the Community
Attractions and events abound in the Magic Valley. Here's a sampling of Southern Idaho's don't-miss destinations and festivals. MSN Travel calls Trailing of the Sheep Festival one of the top 10 fall festivals in the world.