Summertime in Montana and Wyoming means music and celebrating. Be sure to check out these July and August festivities near our restaurants:
Billings Last Best Country Fest
Friday, July 10 – Saturday, July 11
Kick back with friends and family for a rollicking summer weekend of country music – modern, traditional, and alternative. Last Best Country Fest offers all the rural charm of the country with the convenience of being in the Magic City.
Sheridan Big Horn Mountain Festival
Friday, July 10 – Sunday, July 12
The beautiful Big Horn Mountains frame the festival at the Johnson County Fairgrounds where you will enjoy the true festival experience. Bring your tent, camper, or RV and spend the entire weekend enjoying some of the best music and parkin’ lot pickin’ in the Rocky Mountains!
Friday, July 17 – Saturday, July 18
This two-day music festival is an outdoor, family-friendly event with some of the summer’s best entertainment. Dance the day and night away at beautiful Sacajawea Park alongside the Yellowstone River. Proceeds from the event go back to the community in the form of an expanded recreation department. Summerfest always has terrific kid’s activities, along with other vendors who help keep you dancing to the music!
Cheyenne Frontier Days
Friday, July 17 – Saturday, July 25
Frontier Days is a 10-day festival of rip-roarin’ excitement, featuring the world’s best PRCA rodeo action and Western entertainment. With rock and country music concerts each night, the nightlife at Frontier Days is tons of fun. It’s non-stop activity and hospitality at its Western best!
Livingston Red Ants Pants Music Festival
Thursday, July 23 – Sunday, July 26
Red Ants Pants Music Festival is a home-grown Montana affair featuring more than two dozen contemporary musicians and performers from all around the country. The party fires up Thursday evening with a street dance in downtown White Sulphur Springs and continues all weekend!
Billings Magic City Blues
Friday, July 31 – Sunday, August 2
Every summer for thirteen years, Magic City Blues has attracted thousands and thousands of music fans from all across the country to Billings. Magic City Blues, an urban music festival in a rural state, is a signature event!
Sheridan Rock’n the Railroad
Friday, August 7 – Saturday, August 8
Every summer Sheridan is filled with the sounds of guitar solos and a huge crowd of rock-lovers during this raucous festival. Held at the Trails End Concert Park, get ready for a rock n’ roll filled weekend and a multi-day musical extravaganza!
Thursday, August 13
This free, community supported event brings happy folks together to dance, eat, play and interact with downtown merchants on Historic Main Street. The event kicks off with Main Street closing traffic at noon to create a pedestrian area. There is a kids activity area, and non-profit organizations, food vendors, and downtown merchants spread up and down Main Street. Second Stage music starts at 4pm, and Main Stage music starts at 6pm. It’s fun for all ages – don’t miss the Hoot!
Photo of Livingston Hoot courtesy of William Campbell