Our mission is to make Downtown Billings the preferred place to work, live and play. Events are part of the “play” in our mission and DBA has been putting on events for years.

We’re always looking for good volunteers! If you’re interested in getting involved, contact our Event Director, or sign up for our Volunteer newsletter below:

2024 DBA Signature events include:
  • Mug Crawl Sat. February 10
  • St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Celtic Fair Sat. March 16
  • Strawberry Festival Sat. July 13
  • Alive After 5, Outdoor Concert Series Thursdays, June 6 – July 25 (exception July 4)
    Band Inquiry Form
    2024 Host Location Application Packet
  • Mini Golf Tournament Sat. June 15
  • Summer Stroll Fri. August 2
  • Chalk on the Walk Fri. August 2
  • HarvestFest Sat. October 12, 2024
  • Downtown Trick or Treat Thurs. October 31
  • Holiday Parade Fri. November 29
  • Holiday Stroll Fri. December 6

with more to come…

Upcoming Signature Events


Alive After 5: Counting Coup (at Last Chance Pub & Cider Mill)
Enjoy live music & fun with 1500 of your closest friends! The annual Alive After...read more
4th Annual Downtown Mini Golf Tournament
a downtown Golf Tournament of miniature proportions Test your putting skills and join us downtown...read more
Alive After 5: Arterial Drive (at Thirsty Street Brewing Co.)
Enjoy live music & fun with 1500 of your closest friends! The annual Alive After...read more
Alive After 5: Repeat Offenders (Montana Brewing Co. at Skypoint)
Enjoy live music & fun with 1500 of your closest friends! The annual Alive After...read more
Alive After 5: El Wencho (Hooligan’s Sports Bar at Skypoint)
Enjoy live music & fun with 1500 of your closest friends! The annual Alive After...read more
33rd Billings Strawberry Festival
Presented by Downtown Billings and Visit Billings: The annual Strawberry Festival is Billings largest vendor...read more
Alive After 5: The Hellroaring (at The Monte)
Enjoy live music & fun with 1500 of your closest friends! The annual Alive After...read more
Alive After 5: The Love Darts (at Kirks’ Grocery)
Enjoy live music & fun with 1500 of your closest friends at the final Alive...read more
Summer Stroll featuring ArtWalk
Summer is a special time of year for downtown. For August’s First Friday come celebrate...read more

Past Signature Events


Alive After 5: Zech Peabody Band and Kalyn Beasley & The Honky Tonk Arcade (at The Pub Station)
Enjoy live music & fun with 1500 of your closest friends at the first Alive...read more
Purple 5k
The Purple 5k is back!!! The Purple 5K run was created to empower the community...read more
Downtown Billings Earth Day Cleanup
3rd Annual Earth Day Cleanup Trade in trash for a pint when you join us...read more
41st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Celtic Fair
This annual FREE community event has been a tradition in the Billings community for 41...read more