Photos by: Athena Photography

The 11th annual River City Roots Festival is August 26th & 27th in downtown Missoula.  This annual festival combines art, music, food, craft beer, family friendly activities, and a 4 mile fun run into a weekend that is quintessentially Missoula.

Friday, August 26th

Family Fun Festival

Caras Park, this year the Family Fun Festival on Friday is fun for the whole family.  With youth performances on the stage, to fun activity booths including games, face painting, arts and crafts as well as music areas.  11am-5pm

Juried Art Show

Main Street.  The Juried Art Show will showcase high-end visual arts from more than 30 artists around the Pacific Northwest.  11am-7pm

Street Bars on Main

Main Street 2-10pm

Music on Main

Main Street 2:30-10:30pm

Friday’s Music Lineup

Main Stage: Gipsy Moon, Fruition, Darrell Scott, and Lil’ Smokies

Family Friendly Friday

Top Hat Lounge 6-8pm

Food Court

Ryman Street 11am-10pm

Boys and Girls Club Family Concert

Caras Park featuring Joan Zen 6-10pm

Family Fun Festival River City Roots Fest

Saturday, August 27th

Farmers Markets

Downtown Missoula 8am-1pm

Four-mile Run

Starts at East Main Street and finishes at Caras Park.  Race begins at 8:30am.

Family Fun Festival

Fun for the whole family continues on Saturday with even more live performances on stage, as well as all of the activity booths open from 9:30am-5pm.

Juried Art Show

Main Street 11am-7pm

Food Court

Ryman Street, the food court will feature several of the mobile food carts and trucks that call Missoula home as well as many other local restaurants and some of Missoula’s favorite treats too. 12-10pm

Street Bars on Main

Main Street 12-10pm

Music on Main

Main Street 12-10pm

Saturday’s Music Lineup

Main Stage: The Whizpops, Goodtime Travelers, Sol Driven Train, Jeff Austin Band, Rodney Crowell

Juried Art Show River City Roots Festival

2016 River City Roots Festival in Missoula,  August 26-27th.   Enjoy some of Missoula’s favorite events as well as great food, art, and fun for the whole family.

 

Bonus: Sunday, August 28th

Big Sky Brewing Company:  Fitz & the Tantrums (ticketed event)