You’d expect a college town to have a hoppin’ music scene, but Bozeman takes it to another level. Between big name bands, indie musicians playing in local taverns, the Bozeman Symphony, Intermountain Opera, Broadway musicals and area festivals, you could fill almost every night with some sort of jam.
Sweater season; it happens quickly in Bozeman. The air is brisk, and snow is likely, but the locals will tell you Fall is one of their favorite seasons. The countdown to winter has begun, and in the meantime, there are plenty of cultural and sporting events, entertainment, and outdoor activities to keep you busy.
Meetings and conventions are no longer all about name tags and power point presentations. Today, companies large and small are opting for a more well-rounded experience, incorporating area activities and events into the agenda. Many people are taking these things into consideration when selecting a location and a venue. Bozeman is one of those sweet destinations where you should hold your next business meeting. Here are a few things to help you plan your meeting in Bozeman.
This fall in Bozeman, there is no shortage of fun things to do, and we aren't just talking football games and exploring the mountains. Bozeman offers some great arts and cultural activities. From concerts to art walks to book sales, there is a little of everything going on. Here is our breakdown on what you can look forward to this fall in Bozeman.
Since 1919, The Ellen Theatre marquee has advertised variety shows, silent movies, musicians, comedians, revues and school bands. During its heyday, the theater hosted legends such as ventriloquist Edgar Bergen with Charlie McCarthy and Vivian Vance, most well-known for playing Ethel Mertz on “I Love Lucy.”
There is a reason why Bozeman, Montana is called the "Last Best Place."
There is a vibrant buzz emanating throughout Bozeman. There is a multitude of summer activities available in and around Bozeman. From hiking the mountains to swimming in the lakes to experiencing the power of Yellowstone and its geysers, the surrounding land and water in the area is a magnificent way to spend your summers in Bozeman. Below is a list of our top 10 articles related to visiting Bozeman in the summer.
Sweet Pea Festival, a celebration to cultivate and promote the arts, is Bozeman’s premier summer event. This year marks the 40th anniversary, a testament to the community’s love of art.
Named after the sweet pea flower which grows prolifically in the area, the festival was modeled after the Sweet Pea Carnival that took place from 1906-1913. The carnival ended because of the impending war but was revived in 1977 as a celebration of the arts. Today, over 400 volunteers keep the festival alive.
Bozeman is an outdoor mecca. For runners and bikers, there is no shortage of Bozeman races to fuel the competitive spirit. You’ll find a variety of events, some more challenging than others, but they all include one thing; amazing scenery. There’s still time to register for most races, but if not, put it on your calendar for next year!
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Every town needs a good concert series and Bozeman’s “Music On Main” does not disappoint. Music on Main is a Bozeman tradition that brings out the community to listen to music and see familiar faces.
As they say, there’s nothing so certain as change, and as with most mountain towns in the west, change has altered the original landscape. While that trend is no different here, downtown Bozeman has done a great job of mixing its authentic western charm with a contemporary culture giving it both an upbeat vibe and a down home feel.