Tour de Fat Boise


Grab your tickets and start planning for the Boise Tour de Fat on August 12, 2017. Expect to experience the unexpected. We're bringing the party with Blackberry Smoke and the Tour de Fat ensemble cast of performers. Ready your eyes and ears for a mix of musicians, circus performers, vaudeville acts, magicians, comedians, and mind-blowing provocateurs. Costumes are highly encouraged (and a mindset to party is mandatory).  Tour de Fat Boise benefits Southwest Idaho Mountain Bike Association, Boise Bicycle Project, and Treasure Valley Cycling Alliance, so be sure to grab your tix today.

10:00 AM -Bicycle Parade starting at Ann Morrison Park 
11:00 AM - Bicycle Rally at the Idaho State Capitol Building

Box Office will open at 12:00 pm on site the day of the show

4:00  - Doors Open
4:15  - Fire Leopard
4:40 - Fashion Show
Great costumes deserve great admiration. The fashion show is open to all who want to show off their Tour de Fat costume on the catwalk.
5:30 - Opening Band
6:25 - Slow Ride
Race your fellow Tour de Fat-goers in a bike race where the last person to cross the finish line is the winner. The catch: if you put a foot down, you’re out. 
7:00 - Dance Contest
Here’s your chance to strut your stuff. The winner walks away with a New Belgium cruiser bike!
7:30 - Blackberry Smoke
9:00 - Curfew

Also roaming - The Sputnik Stage

The Worlds First Satellite Stage! Introducing a one-of-a-kind, Vaudeville Nouveau-meets-classic melodrama, Tim Burton-meets-Wile E. Coyote, all-American, one-quarter European, contraption-riddled, character-driven, risk-taking, expectation-breaking, circus-infused, standing-ovation-inducing,  theatrical extravaganza!

 *An ASL interpreter will be on site

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Aug 12, 2017, 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM


Outlaw Field at Idaho Botanical Garden
2355 Old Penitentiary Rd
Boise, ID


Lyft and New Belgium are partnering to get you to and from Tour de Fat safely. Use the code TOURDEFAT17 to get $5 off of two rides for new Lyft users.  Valid for $5 off each of two rides. New Lyft users only. Max discount per ride is $5. Valid for 30 days after code is applied in app. 


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This Tour de Fat supports the following non-profit organizations:

Southwest Idaho Mountain Bike Association

The mission of the Southwest Idaho Mountain Bike Association is as a 100% non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to building and preserving a world-class, multi-use trail network in Southwest Idaho. The funds generated from Tour de Fat are used to build and maintain approximately 63 miles of trail, support the Boise Young Riders Development Squad, fund the SWIMBA Bike School for kids and riding skills classes for our members. More information can be found at

Boise Bicycle Project

The mission of the Boise Bicycle Project is to be a community-oriented cooperative that promotes the personal, social and environmental benefits of bicycling. BBP functions as a bicycle recycling center as well as an educational workspace in a diverse and non-threatening atmosphere. Through education and access to affordable refurbished bicycles BBP strives to build a stronger bicycling community. The funds generated from Tour de Fat have made it possible to hire a new Development Director Extraordinaire, who will help create countless opportunities for BBP to engage the community. More information can be found at

Treasure Valley Cycling Alliance

The mission of the Treasure Valley Cycling Alliance is to raise awareness that bicycling is a healthful, economical, and practical mode of transportation; and ensure that people of all ages can ride bicycles competently, safely and lawfully. We are gathering the knowledge and experience of local bicyclists in order to help the Treasure Valley be a community whose citizens understand the importance of bicycling and whose elected and appointed officials recognize the rights and needs of bicyclists for the sake of community well-being. More information can be found at