Special events in the Bozeman area continue to enhance the quality of living,
showcase the uniqueness of life here, and deepen the feeling of community spirit
and fun. Here are just a few...
An annual celebration of the arts. Info >
Sweet Pea Festival:
A classic celebration that has entertained us for years is the annual
Sweet Pea Festival held the first weekend in August. This event celebrates the arts
and music, and showcases the best in the field. Outdoor concerts, juried art shows, craft
displays, bicycle races, fun runs, and a large parade highlight the weekend.
Taste of Bozeman:
past several years, the festivities have been kicked off with the Taste of
Bozeman. The downtown streets ore closed to traffic, and blocks of tables are set so
residents and visitors alike can enjoy a meal on the streets. The event is a
unique and exciting time for Bozeman.
For more information call 406-586-4003.
Bozeman Farmer's Market:
Every Saturday during the summer months offers a chance to sample a bit of
Bozeman's character. In Bogert Park, area gardeners and craftpersons offer
their produce and products to local residents and tourists.
Bozeman's Christmas Stroll:
For 17 years, the Christmas Stroll has kicked off the celebration of the
Christmas season. The downtown area is closed to traffic, and residents enjoy
horse-drawn wagon rides, Christmas carolers, children's events, vendors with
roasted chestnuts, hot chocolate, and the evening closes with the lighting of the tree
decorations. This event is enjoyed by young and old.
Montana Ballet Company:
Each Christmas season many residents look forward to the annual Nutcracker by
the Montana Ballet, as well as year round guest appearances from local and
national dance celebrities. For more information call 406-587-7192.
Bozeman Symphony and Symphonic Choir:
Season after season some of the finest and most exhilerating classical
performances are offered to residents by the Bozeman Symphony. Matthew Savery,
Musical Director and Conductor, continues to lead this fine group of musicians,
entertaining the symphony lovers. The evidence of success and enjoyment of the
programs are plainly shown by the sold-out concerts.
For more information call 406-585-9774.
Bozeman Intermountain Opera:
The Intermountain Opera offers Bozeman area residents the finest
opera production season after season. Both community events highlight
local talents and often bring in guest performances form world reknown
artists. You would have to search long and hard to find a more spectacular
array of talent for a community this size, and possibly cities
that are larger! For more information call 406-587-2889.
Annual Chamber Music Festival:
Workshop for those interested in playing strings, horns and piano.
For more information call 406-994-3561.
Shakespeare in the Parks:
Montana State University Theater Arts Department, brings a
variety of classical theather performances to the city parks in Bozeman, and
around the state of Montana every summer. All shows are free.
For more information call 406-994-5885, or visit their
Montana State University Plays
Vigilante Theatre Company
American Computer Museum:
See the information highway when it was a dirt road! You'll find the
most comprehensive display of the history of the information age.
For more information call 406-587-7545, or visit their
Museum of the Rockies:
Located on Montana State University Campus; you'll experience the
Northern Rocky Mountain region and life that emerged upon it from the
beginning of time to the present. Berger Dinosaur Hall takes you back
80 million years ago, while the Taylor Planetarium is one of few with a
computer graphics system that can simulate 3-D effects and flight
through space. For more information call 406-994-DINO, or visit their
Gallatin County Pioneer Museum:
It is housed in an historic jail building, which offers a view of the
past. See how things used to be in the good ol' days. For more information call 406-522-8122.