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Treefort Unveils 2023 Festival Map, Additional Fort Programming

BOISE, IDAHO – February 2, 2023 – The 11th edition of Treefort Music Fest is next month! Today the fest unveiled a map and details for the festival hub within Julia Davis Park, and announced more programming planned for the forts of Treefort. Treefort 11 is set to take place on March 22-26, 2023 in downtown Boise, Idaho.


Treefort has unveiled a map detailing the layout of Treefort 11 in Julia Davis Park. The main hub of Treefort Music Fest will be in the West section of Julia Davis Park, between Capitol Boulevard and Zoo Boise, starting Wednesday, March 22 through Sunday, March 26. There will be two zones within Julia Davis Park: the Fort Zone and the Wristband Zone. A full festival map and schedule will be released soon.

The Fort Zone encompasses the West half park and is free and open to the public. It includes many of the forts and activities that were previously located along Grove Street, like Alefort, Kidfort, Radioland, Ranger Station, food trucks, bars, restrooms, water stations and merch/token sales.

The Wristband Zone is located between the Fort Zone and the Zoo and will require a Five-Day, Single-Day or Main Stage pass to enter. This zone includes Main Stage, Hideout Stage, the Garden Dome, art installations and more.

All attendees will enter the park through the Main Entrance facing Capitol Boulevard, just south of the Boise Art Museum. All attendees, regardless of passholder status, will go through security upon entering the park. ADA parking is available. More information and maps can be found at

TREEFORT 11 PASSES are on sale now. Five-day festival passes are $270, ZIPLINE passes are $420, and U21 passes are $150. Single day tickets are $100 and include access to all festival events happening on the given day. Main Stage tickets are $50 and include access to the Wristband Zone on the given day. Pass prices go up on March 1, 2023. Additional non-ticketed public programming is happening daily throughout Julia Davis Park and downtown Boise.

Festival passes can be picked up at the Wristband Pick Up booth located in the Fort Zone of Julia Davis Park. There will be NO passes sold within the park; only pre-purchased passes can be picked up within the park. To purchase a pass during the festival, visit the Box Office located at Treefort Music Hall (722 W Broad Street) or purchase online.

All Fort Badges are also on sale now, which allows access to select forts for people without a Festival Pass or grants priority entry to Festival Passholders. All fort events are included in a Five-Day Festival Pass or Single Day Pass. Fort Badges on sale include: Dragfort ($69), Hackfort ($30), Filmfort ($30), Kidfort Comedy + Stunt Show ($10), and Yogafort ($69). Kids age 12 and under are free to attend the festival with an adult passholder. For more information and to purchase tickets to Treefort 11, visit

ARTFORT 2023 announced additional performance and visual artists for Treefort 11, including Starbelly Dancers, BRENDA ARTS, and Colossal Collective, as well as artists painting live murals during the fest and two special artist showcases. Artfort is free & open to the public of all ages. Learn more about Artfort 2023 at

COMEDYFORT 2023 has announced its full lineup, headlined by Emmy and Grammy nominated stand-up comedian Tig Notaro. Individual tickets to see Tig are sold out, but Festival Passholders will have first come, first served seating on the second level/mezzanine of The Egyptian. Comedyfort’s lineup includes Matt Besser, Shane Torres, Jessica Keenan, Johnny Taylor, Todd Basil, Maureen Ferguson, Bryan Bixby, Jake Silberman, Sofia Javed, and more. Comedyfort requires a Festival Pass. Learn more about Comedyfort at

FILMFORT 2023 has announced additional feature films, including ᏓᏗᏬᏂᏏ (We Will Speak), a documentary exploring efforts to save the Cherokee language from the brink of extinction, and Free Time, a film following a man named Drew who quits his job, then quickly decides he wants it back. Filmfort also announced additional short films which will screen in blocks of 5-6 films daily. Filmfort requires a Festival or Filmfort Pass ($30). Learn more about Filmfort 2023 at

FOODFORT 2023 has announced its dining experiences. On Wednesday, March 22, James Beard Nominee and Food & Wine’s Best New Chef of 2021, Chef Ji Hye Kim will create an intimate dinner exploring Korean cuisine. On Thursday, March 23, Street Eats will return. On Saturday, March 26, Virginia’s five-time World Barbecue Champion Tuffy Stone is hosting a mouth-watering BBQ. Treefort alum Chef Hugh Acheson will also return to Foodfort for a very special and delicious vegan lunch (details TBA). All Foodfort events are ticketed and tickets will be on sale soon. Learn more about Foodfort 2023 at

HACKFORT 2023 has announced several workshops happening at the fest, including Build Your Own Custom Keyboard, Solderfort 101: An introduction to basic soldering, Escape the Aliens Using Your Trusty Raspberry Pi!, and Lock Picking Lounge. Hackfort is also hosting interactive events like Board Game Brunch, Magic of the Bands, and BoiseLAN. Hackfort is open to all ages and requires a Festival or Hackfort Pass ($30). Learn more about Hackfort 2023 at

KIDFORT 2023 has programming for the younger crowds at Treefort Music Fest and has announced additional workshops happening during the fest, including Folky Fun for Families with Boise Music Lessons, the Little Mini Mural with Emme Nye, and the Aerial Circus Show with Asana Aerial Arts Youth Company. Kidfort is free and open to the public of all ages. Learn more about Kidfort 2023 at

PODFORT 2023 is for all things Podcasts. This year more than 20 podcasts will be doing live recordings at the fest, including improv4humans with Matt Besser, High and Mighty with Jon Gabrus, Sloppy Seconds with Big Dipper and Meatball, and more! Podfort is free and open to the public. Learn more about Podfort 2023 at

STORYFORT 2023 is bringing in some of the most influential young and emerging writers in the country, and has announced additional writers coming to the fest including Kevin Maloney, New York Times Bestselling author Jonathan Evison, Tomás Baiza, and Parker Young. Storyfort is free and open to the public of all ages. Learn more about Storyfort 2023 at

MUSIC TALKS brings the industry’s brightest minds to Treefort Music Fest to discuss the future of music and help artists build thriving careers. Made for artists at any point in their career and anyone who is interested in the music industry, talks this year include Treating Your Music (or Art) Like a Business, Music Supervision, Mental Health for Musicians, Monetizing Music in 2023, Music PR and more. Music Talks are free and open to the public of all ages. Learn more about Music Talks 2023 at

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