Upcoming Western Montana events

Posted at 12:30 PM, Jul 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-26 14:14:32-04

MISSOULA – The Missoula City Band summer series for 2019 takes place on at 8 p.m. on Wednesday’s at the Bonner Park Band Shell through August 14.

MISSOULA – Out to Lunch runs every Wednesday from June to August from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Caras Park in downtown Missoula. The events feature live music, children’s activities, and over 20 food trucks and vendors to choose from.

HAMILTON – The Bitter Roots Arts Guild will have its 49th annual Art in the Park on July 27 at Legion Park in Hamilton. This free event features unique crafts, one of a kind art, and jewelry and coincides with Daly Days and the Hamilton Farmers Market.

BIGFORK – The 41st annual Bigfork Festival of the Arts will take place on Aug. 3 and Aug. 4 on Electric Avenue. The festival runs each day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event features over 150 participants. Food vendors and live entertainment will be featured all day, each day. Call (406) 837-5888 for more info.

HAMILTON – Join the Bitter Root Water Forum on Aug. 9 at River Park in Hamilton for “Run for the River 5K.” The family-friendly run/walk begins at 7 p.m. Proceeds support bringing the community together to protect, enhance, and restore the Bitterroot watershed.

MISSOULA – The Sweat Shop Studio and Townsquare Media will be spinning on stationary bikes for 12 hours to raise funds and awareness for the Tom Roy Youth Guidance Home on Aug. 10. All proceeds will benefit the youth home. For more information, email

HAMILTON – The Bitter Root Water Forum will be holding the Bitterroot River Clean Up along all 155 miles of the waterway on Aug. 10. Trash drop off and a complimentary BBQ will be held at River Park in Hamilton from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m.

SWAN LAKE – The 38th annual Swan Lake Huckleberry Festival is scheduled for Aug. 10 at the Swan Lake Day Park near mile marker 72 on Montana Highway 83. The festival will feature an Arts and Crafts Fair with more than 50 vendors offering a wide array of handicrafts, gifts, Montana-made products, food and country-made delicacies.

PHILIPSBURG – Prospector Pickin’s will be held on Sunday, Aug. 11 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. in Philipsburg. The vintage market will be selling antiques, collectibles and more! Admission is $3 per person. Proceeds benefit the Philipsburg Arts Fund.

MISSOULA – Friends of Child Bridge are hosting a benefit “cornhole tournament” for adults and children. This tournament will be held from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. on Aug. 18 at Fort Missoula. The event benefits young victims of abuse and neglect in Missoula in the foster care system who need equipped families to care for them in their time of need.