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Welcome to Moscow

Home to the University of Idaho, Moscow (aka Fest City) is known for its lively celebrations and charming hometown vibe. Whether you’re exploring picturesque landscapes, rocking out at a music festival or indulging in mouthwatering local cuisine, this welcoming city offers an array of experiences for every style of adventurer. The only question is, where should you begin?


Woman mountain biking in forest

See + Explore

With so many things to do, your weekend getaway in Moscow might just turn into a weeklong retreat! Indulge in some retail therapy, immerse yourself in the great outdoors or show some spirit at a sporting event.

Drink + Dine

Pop into one of our local eateries and sample everything from burgers to bouillabaisse. Or, sip your way through Moscow’s craft beer scene and find an ale to cure your ails.

Two women dining outdoors at a restaurant

Group of people in costumes at Moscowberfest

Stay + Play

Looking for your ultimate basecamp? Take your pick of hotels in the heart of the action, cozy B&Bs and more.


Upcoming Events

Immerse yourself in cinematic magic at a film festival or enjoy family-friendly fun at the annual Renaissance fair. Mark your calendars and stay up to date with the latest happenings in Fest City.

Yellow Dog Flats at One World Cafe

December 9 at 6:00 pm

Idaho Food Bank Mobile Pantry

December 8 – December 19

Pour Company Kölsch Fest

January 13 at 1:00 pm

Let’s Talk About It: Scholar-led Book Discussion at the Moscow Public Library

January 9 at 2:00 pm

MET Live in HD: Florencia en el Amazonas

December 9 at 9:55 am

The Boy and the Heron

December 8 at 4:00 pm

Moscow Gift Card

It’s time to shop ’til you drop, local style! Snag this exclusive gift card and experience the magic of Moscow’s businesses.