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Fairy & Gnome House Exhibit

April 27 - May 27 during Garden Hours

General Admission 

Free to Members! 

Fairy & Gnome House Applications

Want to make a fairy or gnome house to display at the Garden this year? Applications aren't open yet, but check back soon!


*Updates on the application status will be made on our social media platforms, so make sure you're following us on Facebook and/or Instagram so you don't miss an important announcement. 

Escape into a world of fantasy and imagination! 

Do you believe in fairies and gnomes? If you do, then you're in for a magical treat! The Fairy and Gnome House Exhibit is coming to the Garden on April 29, and believe us when we say you won't want to miss this captivating experience. This event will showcase a collection of fairy and gnome houses built by our community that will surely capture your imagination and leave you in awe!


This exhibit is a must-see event for folks who love all things enchantment, creativity, and imagination. It's a chance to experience the magic of the fairy world and the whimsy of gnome homes throughout the Garden. Mark your calendars and don't miss this chance to be transported into a world of wonder!

Getting here

Ride your broom, bike, or dragon. We love our planet and we love it when our guests use alternative forms of transportation. The Boise Green Belt makes for an excellent pre-event experience. But if driving is a must, here are some directions! 

2355 Old Penitentiary Road Boise, Idaho 83712

Fairy & Gnome House Exhibit Kick-off Event

Join us on April 27th, 11a - 3p, for food, live music, magical fairy princesses, and a scavenger hunt! Enjoy the beauty of the Idaho Botanical Garden and joyful miniature abodes of every kind, creatively hand-crafted by members of our local community. 

Whether you're a kid or a kid at heart, we encourage folks to dress in fantastic fairytale regalia and celebrate with us. 

The only cost is general Garden admission for non-members, and admission is free to members as always! 

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