Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Set for December 23
May 31, 2023 / For Immediate Release
BOISE, Idaho – The 2023 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl will be played Saturday, December 23, at 1:30 p.m. MT/3:30 p.m. ET at Boise State University’s Albertsons Stadium and will be televised on ESPN.
The nation’s northern-most bowl game traditionally features a Mountain West vs. Mid-American Conference (MAC) matchup. The Mountain West has been represented in eight of the last nine games, while the MAC has earned a spot in the game 11 of the last 13 years.
“We are thrilled to have a kick time on a Saturday afternoon just before Christmas this year to give us the opportunity to create an unmatched family-friendly experience that the Treasure Valley community and visiting fans have come to expect from the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl,” said Danielle Brazil, Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Executive Director. “Every event surrounding bowl week, including the game itself, serves as a celebration of college football and Idaho agriculture on the national stage and there is an open invitation for all to take part.”
Tickets for the 2023 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl will go on sale later this summer through famousidahopotatobowl.com or the Boise State Athletics Ticket Office. Reservations for premium ticket packages are currently available, which include prime ticket locations, hospitality benefits in tent village and corporate exposure. For more package information contact the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl office at (208) 424-1011.
The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl is one of 17 bowl games owned and operated by ESPN Events, a division of ESPN.
ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, owns and operates a portfolio of collegiate sporting events nationwide. In 2023, the 32-event schedule includes four early-season college football kickoff games, 17 college bowl games, nine college basketball events, and a college softball event, in addition to a new college gymnastics event coming in 2024. Collectively, these events account for over 400 hours of live programming on ESPN platforms, while reaching 60 million viewers and attracting more than 650,000 annual attendees. Each year, the portfolio of events features more than 20 Division I conferences and hosts over 4,000 participating student-athletes. With satellite offices in more than 10 cities across the country, ESPN Events builds relationships with conferences, schools and local communities, as well as providing unique experiences for teams and fans.