Bobcat Fest on Main

Apr 25th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The MSU Alumni Foundation, the Downtown Bozeman Partnership and Montana State University are Proud to Present The 6th Annual “Bobcat Fest on Main”

  We are pleased to announce that on Friday, April 25th from 5-8pm we will be hosting a gathering of MSU students, faculty and the Bozeman community on Main Street in Downtown Bozeman.  We’ll be closing down Main Street to invite everyone to enjoy food, music and fun!  There will be live music, FREE Redneck Sausages, hot dogs and hamburgers, as well as other free items for students, faculty and the Bozeman community including; “Senior Send-Off” glasses and beverage tickets, Bobcat Spirit t-shirts, koozies, raffles and more!  Also, watch the 4th Annual Pizza Eating Contest starting at 6pm! 


Don’t miss this great chance to get the MSU community together in Downtown Bozeman to help thank MSU for being an essential part of the Bozeman Community through food and fun!


This community event is an amazing cooperative effort with involvement and donations from over 40 businesses and organizations including; Downtown Bozeman Partnership, MSU Alumni Foundation, Montana State University Communications, ASMSU, First Interstate Bank, MSU Athletics, as well as….MSU Office for Activities and

Engagement, ASMSU Campus Entertainment, Universal Athletics, Streamline Bus, Prime Incorporated, KISS FM, Tarantino’s, Sigma Nu Fraternity, Big Sky Resort, Bacchus Pub, Pour House, Pub 317, Cannery, American Legion, Rocking R Bar, Plonk, Copper, Crystal, Eagle’s Club, Pepsi Co., Sysco, Costco, Redneck Sausages, Wheat Montana, MSU Sorority/Fraternity Life, Outside Bozeman Magazine, Cat Rental, The Ridge Athletic Club, Bozeman Daily Chronicle, Exec U Care, Jereco Studios, Little Stinkers, Gallatin Laundry…WOW!


Bobcat Fest is also FREE and open to the public and will go on rain or shine!  If it does rain, live music could be cancelled.  Also, need a ride downtown to the Bobcat Fest or back to campus after the event?  Hop on the Streamline bus!  Catch the Blue or Red line downtown from the Strand Union at :19 or :49 past the hour to arrive by 5pm.  Then, there will be a specially timed bus parked downtown at 7:30pm sharp at the intersection of Main and Tracy Avenue ready to head back to campus to resume its normal Latenight Schedule. Schedules can be found at www.streamlinebus.com.  “Catch the Current” at this year’s Bobcat Fest!


For more information contact Downtown Bozeman Partnership at 406-586-4008 or www.downtownbozeman.org or the MSU Alumni Office at 994-2401 or www.alumni.montana.edu

Art Walks

2nd Friday of every month
Jun 13th - Dec 12th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Art Walks occur on the second Friday of the month June through September and a special “Winter” Art Walk in December from 6 to 8PM at art galleries and businesses displaying artwork located along Main Street and at the Emerson Center for Arts and Culture. The galleries feature artists’ openings and receptions and often provide hors d’oeuvres and complimentary refreshments.  Also, keep an eye out for local musicians playing music as your stroll Main Street in Downtown Bozeman.

Music on Main

Every Thursday
Jun 26th - Aug 14th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Every Thursday evening through late June to mid-August for 8 weeks, enjoy live music, food and fun in Downtown Bozeman. Bring the kids from 6:30 PM to 8 PM for planned activities games with the Children’s Museum, Montana Outdoor Science School, Haven and other great organizations.  Enjoy Live Music from 7 to 8:30PM.  Grab a bite to eat from numerous food vendors that will be on site or step into a few of the downtown stores that stay open late!


Crazy Days - Summer Sidewalk Sale

Jul 18th - Jul 20th
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The Downtown Bozeman Association and downtown merchants are proud to present the 2013 Crazy Days Summer Sidewalk Sale!  It’s the biggest, the best and the original.  It’s the Downtown Crazy Days on Friday July 18 through Sunday, July 20  from 10AM to 6PM (times at individual businesses may vary).  Over 100 downtown merchants take to the sidewalks with unbelievable sales on spring and summer merchandise. Come stroll downtown and check out the 2014 Summer Crazy Days event! 

The event is FREE and open to the public and will go on rain or shine!  Life is Downtown! For more information contact Downtown Bozeman Association at 406-586-4008

Cruisin on Main Car Show

Aug 17th
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The Downtown Bozeman Association and the Cancer Support Community along with our gracious sponsors are proud to present the 14th Annual “Cruisin’ on Main” Car Show on Sunday, August 17.  The show will run from 9am to 3pm and is located on Main Street between Willson and Rouse Avenues in Downtown Bozeman.

On Sunday morning, we will close down Main Street in Downtown Bozeman to make room for hundreds of cars, trucks and motorcycles.  Online registration is below or same day registration begins at 8am at the intersection of Black Avenue and Main Street.

Cruisin on Main is open to the public and will take place rain or shine. For more information about the Cruisin’ on Main Car Show call the Downtown Bozeman Association at 586-4008 or the Cancer Support Community at 582-1600 and www.cancersupportmontana.org.

MSU Community Cat Walk

Aug 22nd
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Join us for the Montana State University Cat Walk on Friday, Aug. 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  MSU President Waded Cruzado, Champ, the MSU Spirit of the West Marching Band and other MSU representatives and community members will make their way down Main Street and through the Mall to create some “Bobcat Buzz” throughout the community by visiting businesses and stores, playing the fight song and passing out Bobcat gear, schedules and Bobcat window decals along the way.  Heading into our 5th year, the MSU Cat Walk has already become a “cannot miss” community tradition!

Downtown Trick or Treat

Oct 31st
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

A safe way to enjoy traditional trick or treating in beautiful Downtown Bozeman.  Over 150 businesses welcome kids and families with candy and Halloween decorations! Hot drinks will be available outside the Downtown Visitor's Center at 8 East Main Street.

Ladies' Night

Nov 20th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Nobody enjoys a night on the town more than the ladies, and this event gives them MORE of what they’re craving…a fun, stress-free evening of pre-holiday shopping, dining and cocktailing and in Downtown Bozeman!  There will be specials and promotions at over 35 downtown retailers, restaurants and bars!  So, grab your friends and come downtown on November 20 for a fun and welcoming evening! 

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