May Events in Bozeman


May is lovely in Bozeman. Spring colors start to pop (yes, it’s a little later in these parts), and people are ready to get out and about after a cozy winter. Trail runs, craft brews, live music and engaging theater are all part of the transition to summer. So pick your passions, mark your calendar and get ready to enjoy the fun!

The Tracy Awards

Friday, May 3, 2019, 7:00 pm

Ellen Theatre

Montana State University has an outstanding School of Film and Photography turning out talented filmmakers. Each year, the Tracy Awards honor and showcase senior films. You’ll be impressed with the level of creativity and professionalism coming from these aspiring artists!


Love, Loss and What I Wore

Friday, May 3- Saturday, May 4, 2019, 8:00 pm

Verge Theater

Bring the important women in your life to this funny and poignant play that offers reflections on what it means to be a woman. Hear stories about mothers, prom dresses, mothers, buying bras, mothers, hating purses and why we only wear black.


Montana Brewers Association, Craft Beer Week and Spring Rendezvous BrewFest

Saturday, May 4- Saturday, May 11, 2019

Various breweries around Bozeman

Warmer weather brings on a taste for refreshing beer and Craft Beer Week is the perfect way to enjoy the fruits of local brewers. This eight day multi-venue celebration includes a variety of activities spread throughout local breweries. Learn how to home brew, enter the fly-tying or stein-holding competitions, participate in the Hop Hole tournament, or simply enjoy some of the engaging company, good food and great beer!


Arlo Guthrie

Saturday, May 4, 2019, 8:00 pm

Back by popular demand, the iconic folk singer, best known for “Alice’s Restaurant” returns to Bozeman to entertain fans with his unique style of music. With a career spanning almost sixty years, his performances are not to be missed. The show is open to all ages, so bring the younger generation to experience one of America’s greatest musicians.


Timmy the Teeth

Saturday, May 4, 2019, 9:00pm-11:00pm

Live From the Divide

The Live From the Divide season is in full swing with just a few shows left! Get tickets now for Timmy the Teeth, a favored folk and country singer-songwriter who has developed his own brand of “outlaw.”


Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ in Concert

Sunday, May 5, 2019 3:00 pm

Brick Breeden Fieldhouse, Montana State University

Harry Potter fans will be thrilled to see their favorite flick alongside a live orchestra. Watching in high definition with an engaging score makes this well-loved movie even better.


Baldy Blitz Trail Run

Saturday, May 18, 2019, 9:00 am

Bozeman College “M” trailhead

Running season kicks off with the Baldy Blitz Trail Run, a rigorous run straight up past the “M” trail and on to the top of Baldy. Take in the views quickly, you won’t have much time before heading down the Sypes Canyon trail which connects back to the trailhead. Steepness of the trail aside, weather can pose an additional challenge since spring rain (or snow) is the norm in Bozeman!


The Real Genghis Khan, Exhibit

Saturday, May 18-Sunday, September 29, 2019

Museum of the Rockies

Learn about the culture, conquests, and heritage of the world's greatest conqueror in Central Asia. This interactive display takes you through replicas of the tents, battlegrounds and marketplaces. Marvel at more than 200 spectacular objects including gold jewelry and ornaments, silk robes, musical instruments, pottery, weaponry and artifacts.


Bozeman Paranormal, Annual Ghost Walking Tours

Summer evenings, starting at 8:00 pm

Willson Auditorium

Brought to you by the Gallatin History Museum, the annual ghost walking tours are a family friendly activity running through the summer months. Learn about Bozeman’s colorful history through the stories of the downtown buildings. Reservations required.


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