June 10, 2016 6:00 PM - September 09, 2016 8:00 PM
Art Walks occur on the second Friday of the month June through September and a special “Winter” Art Walk in December from 6 to 8PM 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 and receptions and often provide hors d’oeuvres and complimentary refreshments. Also, keep an eye out for local musicians playing music as your stroll Main Street in Downtown Bozeman. More information and 2016 participating businesses TBA.
Music on Main
June 30, 2016 6:30 PM - August 18, 2016 8:30 PM
Every Thursday evening through late June to mid-August for 8 weeks, enjoy live music, food and fun in Downtown Bozeman. Bring the kids from 6:30 PM to 8 PM to the Coca Cola Kid's Zone with bouncy houses and more. Enjoy Live Music from 7 to 8:30PM. Grab a bite to eat from numerous food vendors that will be on site or step into a few of the downtown stores that stay open late!
Crazy Days - Summer Sidewalk Sale
July 22, 2016 10:00 AM - July 24, 2016 6:00 PM
It’s the biggest, the best and the original. It’s the Downtown Crazy Days!! Over 200 Downtown merchants take to the sidewalks with unbelievable sales on spring and summer merchandise.
The event is FREE and open to the public and will go on rain or shine! Life is Downtown!
Sweet Pea Festival
August 5-7, 2016
The Sweet Pea Festival is a three day festival of the arts held the first Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in August. The Festival kicks off late Friday afternoon in Lindley Park with a performance by Montana Shakespeare in the Parks; Saturday ramps up with a children’s run and parade that lead the community to the park where the festivities continue through 7:00 p.m. on Sunday. Weekend entertainment comes in many forms – music of all genres, performances by local theatre and dance troupes, workshops, family-friendly entertainment and activities, a flower show, a beer and wine garden featuring Montana microbrews, and over 100 arts and crafts vendors to stroll through and purchase unique gifts for yourself, family, and friends.
Cruisin on Main Car Show
August 21, 2016 9:00 AM - August 21, 2016 3:00 PM
You’re invited to the biggest and best Car Show in the region! Same Day registration begins at 8am at the intersection of Black and Main in front of US Bank. Car enthusiasts are invited to enter their vehicles in the show – all classes are welcome!! You may pre-register or register the day of the show. All proceeds from “Cruisin on Main” support Cancer Support community! Gift Bags and Dash plaques will be given to all registered vehicles and trophies will be awarded in over 14 car categories including a “People’s Choice” and Best of Show.
Cruisin on Main is a FREE community event that is open to the public and will take place rain or shine. Call 596-4008 for more information.
MSU Community Cat Walk
August 26, 2016 11:00 AM - August 26, 2016 1:00 PM
Join us for the Montana State University Cat Walk on the Friday before fall classes begin from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. MSU President Waded Cruzado, Champ, the MSU Spirit of the West Marching Band and other MSU representatives and community members will make their way down Main Street and through the Mall to create some “Bobcat Buzz” throughout the community by visiting businesses and stores, playing the fight song and passing out Bobcat gear, schedules and Bobcat window decals along the way. The MSU Cat Walk has already become a “cannot miss” community tradition!
MSU Pep Rally
September 23, 2016 5:30 PM - September 23, 2016 7:30 PM
Help the Community get ready for Homecoming weekend and pumped for the big game! Free food, drinks, Bobcat gear and prize raffles! Coach Choate and some of the players will help rally the crowd along with the Spirit of the West Marching Band and MSU Spirit Squad! So, come downtown to the MSU/Downtown Homecoming Pep Rally and show your Bobcat spirit! Go Bobcats!!
The event is FREE and open to the public and will go on snow or shine.
November 17, 2015
Nobody enjoys holiday shopping more than the ladies, and this event gives them MORE of what they’re craving…a fun, stress-free evening of dining and holiday shopping in Downtown Bozeman! There will be specials and promotions at over 40 downtown retailers and restaurants! So, grab your friends and come downtown on Thursday night the week before Thanksgiving for a fun holiday shopping experience!
November 26, 2016
10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses on one of the busiest shopping weekend of the year. On the Saturday after Thanksgiving, we’re asking millions of Americans to shop small at their favorite local stores and help fuel the economy. We have many amazing small businesses that would like to welcoem customers on SBS with varied promotions and activities. When we all shop small, it will be huge. For more information about the nationally advertised event visit www.smallbusinesssaturday.com.
The Downtown Bozeman Association and participating art galleries and businesses are excited to extend the Art Walk season into winter! Many galleries will feature artists’ openings and receptions and often provide hors d’oeuvres and complimentary refreshments. Also, keep an eye out for local musicians playing music as your stroll Main Street in Downtown Bozeman while also getting some holiday shopping done!
CLICK HERE for a list of 2015 Summer Art Walk participating businesses. Winter Art Walk Businesses are TBA.