Join us for the 2014 Sheepherder's Ball, benefiting 17 year-old Jared Ellis, Saturday, December 20 at 8pm.
Cost is $5 per person and is open to the public.
Read more about Sheepherder's Ball and this year's primary recipient, Jared here.


The Basque Center is a cultural center with a public bar and rental venue for the Basque community and general public.

Bar Hours - Open to the public
Tuesday & Wednesday: 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday: 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday & Saturday: 2:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Sunday: 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday: Closed

Holiday Hours
Wednesday, December 24: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Thursday, December 25: Closed
December 26 - 28: Open regular hours
Monday, December 29: Closed
December 30 & 31: Open regular hours
Thursday, January 1: Closed

History of The Basque Center & Euzkaldunak, Inc.

The Basque Center was built in 1949 and is a gathering place for Basque people in the area. We help maintain our heritage by supporting Basque dancing, events and gatherings. The Center acts as the primary home for our two dancing groups, Boiseko Gazteak, which teaches children from 4 to 13 years of age and the Oinkari Basque Dancers, a performance troupe for ages 14 and older. The Center is also home for a Basque music group, Txantxangorriak, that plays traditional music at many of the Basque festivals. Annually we hold tournaments for two traditional Basque card games, Mus and Briska. The Basque Center hosts several events throughout the year such as San Inazio in July, a typical Basque street festival. Every November we have a Mortzilla Dinner, traditional Basque blood sausage. In December we hold a Sheepherder’s Ball Dinner and Dance to help raise money for our Basque Charities account which allows us to help individuals and families in need throughout the year. Gatherings also include membership monthly dinners that run from August through May.



12/20/2014: December Holiday Dinner
Basque Center Basement

12/20/2014: Sheepherders Ball
Basque Center

1/31/2015: General Membership Dinner
Basque Center

2/21/2015: Valentine's/Bingo Dinner
Basque Center

Contact Information

601 Grove Street
Boise, Idaho 83702
Main Phone:
(208) 342-9983


Rentals & Reservations Phone:
(208) 331-5097
Rentals E-mail


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