Bozeman Town Events

Music On Main

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*Please Note*
Within the Reopening Guidelines, set by our governor and supported by our local health department, is allowing gatherings of 50 people or less with no set timelines. It is our duty, as a community organization, to refrain from encouraging anything that could jeopardize the health of our community. Stay tuned by checking out @DowntownBozeman for additional information.

Sweet Pea’s Bite Of Bozeman 
Downtown Bozeman
August 7-9
Always the Wednesday preceding the weekend festival from 6-8 pm on historic Main Street in Downtown Bozeman. Enjoy the food and drink offerings of over 40 area restaurants and food vendors. There are bands and entertainment on every corner, food choices galore, and the fun of dining among friends in the middle of Main Street. Visit events for more information.

The Streamline Farmstand
1465 Nelson Rd.
When: June and July
Every Friday, 4-7 pm
Come check out the farm, pick up your favorite fresh fruits and veggies, and learn how we grow hydroponically all year long with demo systems on display. Free beer (21+)!
We’ll be selling all of the Streamline favorites like heirloom tomatoes, crisp living lettuce, glistening bell peppers, nutrient packed micro-greens and assorted apparel to show off your Streamline support! 

Music On Main
Every Thursday in July and August
The Downtown Bozeman Association is proud to present the 20th Annual Music on Main summer concert series this summer in Downtown Bozeman. Music on Main won’t look like it has in past summers, but we’re determined to keep the tradition alive. So, this year, we’re coming at you live from the Rialto Theater in Downtown Bozeman and available to the public through Facebook Live @DowntownBozeman, and we want you there!

In keeping with the original 2020 Music on Main dates through July, we will stream live on Facebook @DowntownBozeman from 7 pm to 8:30 pm EVERY Thursday, July 2 through July 30, for five weeks. And, we’re encouraging all of our Music on Main fans to watch it from their favorite Downtown Bozeman restaurant and bar locations, at home, while camping, or anywhere there’s a little room (about 6 feet) to dance your socks off! 

Music on Main 2020 Lineup TBA...

July 2: LIVE from the Rialto*
July 9: LIVE from the Rialto*
July 16: LIVE from the Rialto*
July 23: LIVE from the Rialto*
July 30: LIVE from the Rialto*
August 6: TBA
August 13: TBA
August 20: TBA

*IMPORTANT NOTE: Music on Main LIVE from the Rialto from July 2 through July 30 – although steaming LIVE from @DowntownBozeman, the inside of the Rialto is a private event that is NOT open to the public, and will have 50 people or less in attendance and in accordance with all Health Department COVID-19 Reopening Guidelines. 

For more information, contact Downtown Bozeman Association at 406-586-4008.

Art Walks

2020 Art Walks (August 14, September 11) – TBA
Art Walks generally occur on the second Friday of the month, June through September, and a special “Winter” Art Walk in December from 6 to 8 pm at art galleries and businesses displaying artwork located along Main Street, and at the Emerson Center for Arts and Culture. The galleries feature artists’ openings, receptions with some providing hors d’oeuvres and complimentary refreshments. Keep an eye out for local musicians playing music as your stroll the Art Walks on Main Street in Downtown Bozeman. 

The Big Sky Country State Fair (Gallatin County)
Experience a traditional western fair.  The Big Sky Country State Fair (Gallatin County) celebrates our Montana lifestyle with music, livestock, special entertainment, children's activities, competitive exhibits, carnival, food, agriculture education, class exhibits, 4-H exhibits and animals, rodeo, mud bog and dog contests and more. For more information, visit

Warrior Taste Fest
Gallatin County Fairgrounds – Haynes Pavillion
July 31
Warrior Taste Fest is a tasting of some of the best restaurants, breweries, distilleries, and wineries in the area. This event benefiting Warriors and Quiet Waters Foundation will be held at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds in Bozeman, MT on Friday, July 31, 2020, from 6-10 pm.
Doors open at 6 pm, and the live auction starts at 8 pm.

Chalk On The Walk 
Main Street Between Grand And Broadway
August 4
Decorate the sidewalks of downtown Bozeman in celebration of the Sweet Pea Festival! Create your artistic statement on Main Street between Grand and Broadway. Visit for chalk distribution locations and more information. Decorate all day!

Bozeman Stampede Rodeo
The Bozeman Stampede is a nonprofit rodeo that was started in 2010 by a handful of Bozemanites with the intention of bringing back a sanctioned rodeo to Bozeman for the first time in over 50 years.  Their goals: provide a fun community event that would benefit Bozeman business and community both culturally and economically, while raising money for quality local agricultural groups and organizations. The rodeo is sanctioned under the PRCA. Visit for more information.

Sweet Pea Parade And Runs
August 8
Kick off your festival weekend early in the morning by participating in the Sweet Pea Run (5 and 10K options), or at 10 am run alongside your child in the Children’s Run that leads Montana’s biggest and best parade down Main Street to the festival in Lindley Park.  Visit for more information.

Seventh Annual BAHA Golf Tournament Fundraiser 
Bridger Creek Golf Course
August 14
Team registration and sponsorship opportunities are now open for the seventh annual BAHA Golf Tournament Fundraiser on our website!
Get your three best (or most fun) golfing buddies together and form a foursome team or make a donation to support a great cause. Team registration fees include golf carts, shwag bags, unlimited beverages on the course, catered lunch with awards and entry to win awesome prizes.
All proceeds of the golf tournament will go directly into BAHA's Youth Scholarship Fund, supporting our mission to provide affordable hockey to every child, regardless of their financial situation.
Learn more about sponsorship opportunities:
Volunteer opportunities contact: Anna Lau at (907) 952-2282 or

Cruisin’ On Main Car Show
Downtown Bozeman
August 16
The Downtown Bozeman Association and the Cancer Support Community along with our gracious sponsors below present the 20th annual “Cruisin’ on Main” Car Show on Sunday, August 16. The show will run from 9 am to 3 pm, and is located on Main Street between Willson and Rouse Avenues in Downtown Bozeman.
First, on Saturday evening, August 15, join us for our Pre-Packet Pick-Up and Main Street Cruise from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Rocking R Bar. Don’t forget to take a cruise down Main Street to show off your coooool ride before or after you register! Then, on Sunday morning, August 16, we will close down Main Street to make room for hundreds of cars, trucks and motorcycles. Same-Day Registration begins at 8 am at the intersection of Black Avenue and Main Street.

Gallatin Valley YMCA 5K Race 
Starts and finishes on Main Street (Grand Avenue and Main Street)
September 12
The YMCA 5K welcomes everyone regardless of pace and age. The course takes you on a 3.1-mile tour of the downtown Bozeman area. This 5K promises to be a fun one for both locals and those traveling from out of town to attend our other weekend events. Plus, as an added bonus, all proceeds benefit the Gallatin Valley YMCA!

Bozeman Marathon
September 13
The Marathon and Half Marathon courses run though beautiful Gallatin Gateway Valley crossing over rivers, running by farms with the Bridger Mountain range in the back drop.  The end of the race will finish in historic Downtown Bozeman, Montana.  There will be refreshments, live music and awards that will take place at the finish area at the conclusion of the race. Visit for more information and registration.

Fortieth Annual Christmas Stroll
December 5
Be a part of Downtown Bozeman’s greatest holiday tradition … the Christmas Stroll. Always on the first Saturday in December, come downtown to officially kick off the holiday season! First, Santa Claus works his way from the Emerson Cultural Center down Main Street, singing Christmas carols and lighting the downtown holiday lights with more than 5,000 people in tow to help get people into the holiday spirit. Then enjoy horse-drawn wagon rides, pictures with Santa Claus, entertainment, holiday treats and much more! The fun lasts until 7:30 pm. Buttons will be available for purchase after Thanksgiving at various Bozeman locations. The full schedule of events will be available online at or as a printed publication inserted into the daily paper on the Friday prior.

Twenty-fourth Annual Bozeman Ice Festival
December 9
The 24th annual Bozeman Ice Festival is a wonderful annual event in Bozeman, MT, that shares the love of Hyalite ice climbing with climbers from around the globe. It includes evening shows, films and gear raffles and the amazing UIAA North American Ice Climbing Championships at the Emerson Cultural Center, downtown Bozeman! 2019 was the biggest and best festival yet, continue to share Hyalite Canyon and the amazing sport of ice climbing with the community and the world in 2020!