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Things to Do in Meridian, ID

By Livability.com on April 11, 2019

Settlers Park Splash Pad in Meridian
Marjorie McBride

Fashionistas, Take Note

In downtown Meridian, you can grab a coffee, shop for a custom-designed wedding dress or eat a burger among the quaint historic storefronts. You’ll find all your favorite shops and restaurants at The Village at Meridian. A full slate of events and a 15-screen movie theater make this the perfect destination.

Bring the Whole Family to Meridian

Wahooz Family Fun Zone is so much fun, you’ll want to stay all day! Bumper cars, laser tag, mini golf and video games are just a few ways to enjoy the “zone.” The Roaring Springs Water Park offers a wave pool, an amazing array of water slides and a watery playground among other enjoyable activities. Before you get wet, check out the state-of-the-art Pinz Bowling Center, where you can bowl, dine and even play pool. Meridian Bowling Lanes, a mainstay for more than 50 years, is another place to take aim at the pins. Urban Air Adventure Park and Jump Time – both indoor trampoline parks – feature everything from ropes courses and laser tag to bouncy houses and climbing walls.

Watch the Rubber Fly

If you have a need for speed, plan to spend an evening at the Meridian Speedway, which has been entertaining crowds for more than 60 years. Cheer on your favorites at one of the asphalt or dirt track races.

Shoot for the Stars in Meridian, ID

Meridian’s newest venue for events, special occasions and meetings is attracting visitors and locals alike. The Galaxy Event Center, which opened in November 2018, is the area’s largest event space and part of the Wahooz Family Fun Zone. The Galaxy seats up to 600 for dining and offers a gourmet catering menu and cocktail service. Centrally located off Interstate 84, the Galaxy offers easy access from anywhere in the Treasure Valley.

Go with the Flow

Spend the day fishing, boating, rafting and floating on area waterways such as the Boise, Snake and Payette rivers. Local outfitters can help you find the right trip no matter your level of experience. If you’re looking for an easy way to cool off, check out the pirate-themed splash pad at Settlers Park or get wet at Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park.

This article is sponsored by the Meridian Chamber of Commerce.

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