October in Zootown is as colorful as it is buzzing –the long-awaited appearance of fall foliage slowly starts to peak through and welcomes autumnal happenings all month long! The arrival of fall in the valley ushers in a plethora of events, from the arts scene to sports stadiums, that carries a tangible excitement in the air. Griz football and hockey games are back - bringing Griz nation flocking back to the Washington-Grizzly Stadium and Glacier Ice Rink! Enjoy the last days of our outdoor markets, admire one of the many art exhibitions, treat yourself to a concert (or two) - the options are truly endless. October invites Missoulians to celebrate the abundance that embodies fall – from the harvest festivals to our pumpkin patches – neighbors and visitors alike gather & revel in the return of sweater weather. Join us! And be sure to browse our events calendar to plan your future adventures in the coming months.
7th-8th, 14th-15th, 21st-22nd: Pumpkin Festival @ Turner Farms
13th-16th: 9th Annual Montana Film Festival
21st: 18th Annual Rainbow Ball
27th-28th: Rocky Horror Show Live
First Friday: Missoula on Main! Downtown Missoula