Since its inception in 1995, the City Club of Boise has hosted more than 200 forums on a variety of subjects. Our average attendance is more than 200 people. City Club also hosts occasional member events.


Forums, which include lunch, cost $20 for members and $27 for non-members. There is a $5 fee to listen only (no meal). Students with a valid student ID can attend for $10. For those hoping to purchase a table of 10, the cost is $350.

City Club also hosts member-only Salons, Tours, and After Hour events throughout the year available to City Club Members.



Past speakers include:
Idaho Governors C.L. “Butch” Otter, Dirk Kempthorne, Phil Batt, and Cecil Andrus
U.S. Senators Mike Crapo, Larry Craig, and Alan Simpson
U.S. Representatives Mike Simpson, Walt Minnick, Bill Sali, and Helen Chenoweth
Idaho Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna
Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden
Astronaut Barbara Morgan
The presidents of Idaho’s public universities
Admiral Mike Mullen, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Dan Glickman, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture
Norman Mineta, U.S. Secretary of Transportation
Olympia Dukakis, Actor
Michael Hoffman, Film director
Sister Helen Prejean, author, “Dead Man Walking”
Bud Selig, Commissioner, Major League Baseball
Samantha Power, Pulitzer Prize-winning author
Ambassador Hussein Haqqani, Pakistan
Ambassador Juergen Chroberg, Germany
Ambassador Antonio Oyarzabal, Spain