Idaho Potato Drop

All about the Potato Drop!

In late October of 2012 we were sitting in our living room chatting about plans for Christmas and New Years… As we were talking and flipping channels watching TV a program came on talking about the history of the Times Square Ball Drop in New York City. We began talking about how Boise could really benefit from a large-scale New Year’s event… A light bulb came on and I had the idea of dropping a massive potato off the US Bank building. We presented the idea to the Special Events team at Boise City Hall and it was very well received. With only 2 months before New Years we tried to make the event happen in 2012. We had an...

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