|Ford Idaho Center Shuttles|
||The Ford Idaho Center in Nampa is situated between several major cities including Seattle, Portland, Salt Lake City and Reno, making it easy to see why it is an incredibly popular location for many exciting national and international events.|
About the Ford Idaho Center
This versatile convention center has hosted countless concerts, sporting events, trade shows, festivals, rodeos, monster truck rallies, and other large events. Nampa offers a multitude of facilities that are suitable for all kinds of functions. The famous amphitheater has sustained a reputation as the hottest place in Idaho to see national and international concert acts, from big names like Shania Twain, Jack White, Journey and Bob Dylan. Large festivals like the Van’s Warped Tour have entertained thousands during Idaho’s lovely summer days, and the arena also hosts the exciting Snake River Stampede, the country’s most high-impact rodeo show.
The arena features comfortable, state of the art private offices, dressing rooms and meeting rooms suitable for any kind of event. There are a variety of concession stands, featuring barbecue delights, ice cream and frozen treats, and local specialties like cinnamon almonds and pecans from Top Nuts of Idaho. Delicious food such as pizza and crispy, fresh chicken are available from the Blue Sky Café, Slack Time Grill, Smokey Mountain Pizza and Wingers. For large events, the Center has a full kitchen, with catering provided by Sodexo, which can create culinary wonders perfect for the theme of your gathering.
Fans of horse racing will be engaged and delighted by all the exciting happenings at the Ford Idaho Horse Park, which has hosted thousands of horse events including dressage, regional Quarter Horse Association events, regional Arab Horse events, local 4H gatherings, and mounted shooting competitions. The facility boasts an impressive large Grand Prix area and multiple show arenas, and is equipped with over 550 horse stalls. The entire area is outfitted with state of the art audio visual equipment, making it perfect for televised and broadcast events and competitions. For other sporting events, the Ford Idaho Center’s newest addition is the Sports Center. The Sports Center features a 200-meter Mondo banked track, excellent lighting and a high quality sound system.
Nearby attractions include the Nampa Civic Center, considered the heart of Nampa’s cultural events. The Civic Center hosts other concerts and festivals, and is also available for business meetings and conferences. The Centennial Golf Course and Ridgecrest Golf Course are also nearby, as well as the Nampa Rec Center where locals go to let out some energy and get some fresh air. The area surrounding the Center is full of opportunities to get in touch with nature, where you can spend time relaxing by the lake, hiking beautiful trails or skiing along the gleaming and pristine mountains. Visitors are encouraged to bask in Idaho’s natural heritage and take part in hunting or fishing in the gorgeous forested areas, or take some quiet walks down backwood trails or check out old-time ghost towns.