Your Monthly Guide to Missoula: August 2023

Your Monthly Guide to Missoula: August 2023

Discover the magic of Missoula in August—when the summer sun heats up and the local events do too! Get ready for a BIG month, featuring a kaleidoscope of cultural celebrations, outdoor concerts and family-friendly attractions. Groove to top-notch tunes under the stars, immerse yourself in the funky spirit of downtown festivals, witness captivating drama unfold on stage and embrace the adventurous allure of the Western Montana Rodeo and Fair. Here are our top picks for activities this August. You can find a full list of fun under the sun by visiting our monthly events calendar too.

What's Up In August

1: Boygenius with Illuminati Hotties @ KettleHouse Amphitheater

1: Free Outdoor Concert by String Orchestra of the Rockies @ Bonner Park

2: Ben Folds ft. Missoula Symphony Orchestra @ KettleHouse Amphitheater

4: Kip Moore @ KettleHouse Amphitheater

4: Missoula Paddleheads vs. Billings Mustangs @ Ogren Park at Alliance Field

5: Montana Herbal Festival @ Missoula Public Library

5: The Head and the Heart + Father John Misty and Miya Folick @ Big Sky Brewing Company

8: Bon Iver @ KettleHouse Amphitheater 

9-13: Western Montana Fair and Rodeo @ Missoula Fairgrounds

9: Greensky Bluegrass @ KettleHouse Amphitheater

10: Richard Thompson Acoustic Performance @ The Wilma

13: Symphony in the Park @ Caras Park

18: Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats with Waxahatchee @ KettleHouse Amphitheater

19: Pet Fest @ Caras Park

20: Flogging Molly with The Bronx @ The Wilma

23: Rebelution @ KettleHouse Amphitheater

25-26: River City Roots Festival @ Downtown Missoula

25: Flaming Lips @ KettleHouse Amphitheater

26: Marsh Performance Horses 2023 Summer Barrel Races @ Missoula Fairgrounds

26: Lindsey Stirling @ KettleHouse Amphitheater

29: Montana Shakespeare in the Park @ UM Campus Oval

31: Billy Idol @ KettleHouse Amphitheater

Recurring Events

Wednesdays: Trivia & Karaoke @ The Eagles Lodge #32, Out to Lunch @ Caras Park

Thursdays: Missoula Makers Market @ Caras ParkJazz Night @ The Old Post, Downtown Tonight @ Caras Park

First Friday of every month: Missoula on Main @ Downtown Missoula

Fridays: Family Fun Time @ the YMCA

Saturdays: Clark Fork River Market, Missoula Farmers' Market, Missoula People's Market, Missoula Outdoor Cinema

First Saturday of every month: Ground Swell @ Westside Theater

If you're giving dry a try this month, Missoula has plenty of spots for mocktails. Check out some of our favorites

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