Your Monthly Guide to Missoula: May 2023

Your Monthly Guide to Missoula: May 2023

May is a wonderful time to be in Missoula—the warming weather signals the arrival of spring, and every day finds an excuse to linger outside a little longer. Downtown comes alive with a myriad of outdoor activities, including our beloved Saturday markets (3 in fact!), which offer a bustling hub of local vendors selling fresh produce and handmade crafts. May also marks the beginning of outdoor concerts, with the KettleHouse Amphitheatre launching its summer concert series. The gorgeous spring weather means that it's the perfect time to explore the many trails, rivers, and parks that make our town truly spectacular, taking in the stunning vistas and natural splendor that Missoula is known for. Whether you're a local or a visitor, May in Missoula is an experience not to be missed. Here our picks for a marvelous May in beautiful Missoula!

What's Up In May

4-14: Roald Dahl's Matilda @ MCT
6: Opening Day for Saturday Markets (Clark Fork River Market, Missoula Farmers' Market, Missoula People's Market
6: Unseen Missoula: Basements and Back Alleys
6: Garden City Brewfest @ Caras Park 
6: 2nd Annual Queer Prom @ Missoula County Fairgrounds
7: REO Speedwagon @ Adams Event Center
8: Worldview Film Series @ The Roxy
10: Wander Walk @ Maclay Flat Nature Trail
12 + 21: Birdwatching Club @ Greenough Park
12: 2nd Annual Food Truck Festival @ Ogren Park
13: Marsh Performance Horses 2023 Summer Barrell Racing Series @ Missoula Fairgrounds
13: Brett Morgan with Morgan Evans @ KettleHouse Amphitheatre
15: Joseph @ The Wilma
15: Craft + Sip @ Create Art Bar
18: Fort Missoula Native Garden Tour @ Montana Natural History Center
19: Kane Brown @ Adams Event Center
20: Missoula Symphony- Broadway Concert @ UM Dennison Theatre
20: All Aboard! A History Walk for Families @ Downtown Missoula
20: 2nd Annual Pride on Ice @ Glacier Ice Rink
21: Fiddle Jam @ The Jack Saloon
27-29: 46th Annual St. Regis Flea Market
28: Lord Huron @ KettleHouse Ampitheatre
30 + 31: Missoula Paddleheads vs. Rocky Mountain Vibes @ Ogren Park at Allegiance Field

Recurring Events

Wednesdays: Trivia & Karaoke @ The Eagles Lodge #32

Thursdays: Jazz Night @ The Old Post

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

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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