Bitterroot Ford Classic Car Show
From muscle cars and hot rods to customs and more, this outdoor car show will feature classic and restored cars from area car enthusiasts on Saturday, May 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Dillard’s north parking lot at Southgate Mall.
Heroes at Home BBQ and Music Festival
The fourth annual Heroes at Home BBQ and Music Festival is set for Saturday, May 20, from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Historical Museum at Fort Missoula.
Garden City River Rod Run
The 17th annual Garden City River Rod Run is set for June 23-24 in Caras Park. This year, the Five Valley Ford Club will host the event that draws hundreds of classic cars for activities like the Friday night Cruisin’ Parade on Higgins Avenue and two day Show and Shine.
MisCon is a four-day celebration of fantasy, science fiction and horror that takes over Missoula every Memorial Day weekend. Through discussion panels, hangouts, games, readings, craft demos and workshops, fans come together with authors, artists, game designers, actors, costumers and other professionals in the world of speculative fiction.
NamasDay of Yoga
Billed as Montana’s first yoga festival, learn from world-changing thinkers and innovators in the yoga community on Saturday, June 10, at Caras Park. Bringing fresh and imaginative yoga from around the world, this day-long festival aims to inspire and excite your practice both as a practitioner and a teacher.
Garden City Shootout 3on3 Basketball Tournament
Put your skills to the test at this western Montana basketball tournament on Saturday and Sunday, June 17-18. All proceeds benefit City Life Community Center of Missoula. This tournament is organized by City Life Community Center and Southgate Mall, where it will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The ninth annual summer MADE fair is an alternative arts and craft market that features local and regional artists. The event set for Sunday, June 25, in Caras Park is a full day of creative indulgence featuring local and regional artists making unique one-of-a-kind creations.
The 119th annual Arlee Celebration runs Thursday, June 29, through Tuesday, July 4, in Arlee.
Big Sky BBQ Fest
Enjoy barbecue by local chefs, live music and cold beer, plus enjoy free games and activities for the kiddos. The Montana Food Bank Network hosts the eighth annual Big Sky BBQ on Saturday, July 22, at Caras Park.
Bayern and Rhino 30th Anniversary
We don’t know much about this event other than just that – two Missoula establishments are celebrating three decades of business on Aug. 18-19 in downtown Missoula.
Germanfest, the annual celebration of Missoula’s sister city partnership with Neckargemnd, Germany, occurs on Sunday, Sept. 3, in Caras Park. This cultural celebration features fun for the entire family, with dancing and music, plenty of bratwurst, pretzels, dessert, pop and German beer for sale, as well as commemorative beer steins
The Montana Wilderness Association puts on WildFest in downtown Missoula on Saturday, Sept. 9. The family-friendly festival celebrates all our favorite wild places with camping, guided hikes, kids’ activities, local brews and outdoor music performances.
Experienced professionals and exhibitors will be on hand at the Missoula Baby Fair to answer parenting questions and offer some great parenting products. There also will be performances by local talent, baby wearing-carrier fashion show, a silent auction, food and more at Caras Park on Saturday, Sept. 23.