M is for Music

Sarah T. Murdoch is sure that M is for … Meh. There are ZERO jellyfish in the Orchestra and not a single dinosaur. Could music be its own adventure?

In this humorous introduction to the symphony, Sarah wonders, “What is music for? What does it do? And is fancy-schmancy orchestra music for everyone?” Geared toward K–6 students and their families, this 45-minute concert is designed to delight, move, and educate

  • Posted on: January 14, 2023

Billings Symphony Youth Orchestra Fall Concert

The Billings Symphony Youth Orchestra presents their annual fall program as part of their 15th season—their first under the Billings Symphony umbrella! Four orchestras are composed of students from preschool to college age and include homeschool students and students from outlying rural schools.

  • Posted on: December 4, 2022

31st Annual Strawberry Festival

Presented by the Downtown Billings Alliance and TDS Fiber, the annual Strawberry Festival takes place in the the streets of downtown Billings. This long-time cherished community event is Billings largest street festival and kicks off the summer event season. In the heart of our urban center, experience rich diversity in arts and crafts, the scents of food-truck fare from French Crepes, noodle bowls, to BBQ,  over 90 merchants, live street entertainment, and pallets and pallets of fresh Montana sourced berries. The Strawberry festival offers up fun activities for all ages.

This large event draws a crowd from all over the northwest region to Downtown Billings under Skypoint at 2nd Ave N. and Broadway.

This event is supported by additional event sponsors: Valley Credit Union, Wise Wonders Science & Discovery Museum, Billings Federal Credit Union, and Desert Mountain Broadcasting stations Planet 106.7, The Zone 96.3, Classic Hits My 105.9, 94.1 KSKY, 98.1 KBEAR

2022 Festival Vendor Application 

Application Deadline: 4:00pm, Thursday, June 2, 2022

Late Applications Accepted through 4:00pm Wednesday, June 15, 2022 with an automatic $25 late application fee 

Volunteer for this Event


Coming Soon

  • Strawberry Festival Map
If you are interested in sponsoring this large community event email our Community Engagement & Events Director, Lindsay at LRichardson@downtownbillings.com and she can share current sponsorship opportunities (opportunities range $500-$1,500)
Our events wouldn’t be possible without the help of awesome volunteers like you. We appreciate all the extra help we can get, whether it’s assistance during the 5:30am vendor arrival/check-in or helping at the Skypoint info booth. All volunteers are provided with food and beverage voucher, bottled water, and any items needed to perform position. View the day’s volunteer opportunities here or email info@downtownbillings.com for a list of times and tasks we need your help with.  


Our 2022 Strawberry Festival Sponsors

 

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Signature Sponsors:

Event Sponsors:

 

  • Posted on: July 9, 2022

BSOC: Symphony in the Park

Bring your blanket or lawn chair and relax to an evening of music under our big Montana sky. Round out your experience with picnic fare from participating food trucks.

  • Posted on: June 26, 2022

Downtown Billings Mini Golf Tournament

Mini Golf Tournament

Time to test your putting skills and join us downtown for the second annual downtown golf tournament of miniature proportions. Enjoy putting around 9 or 18 holes on two different courses of downtown fun.  This is a fun event for families with kiddos and adult friend groups alike. There will be various giveaway & prize opportunities offered throughout the event. This Community event is made possible by Peter Yegen Jr. Inc, Montana Brewing Company, Hooligan’s Sports Bar, and our team at the Downtown Billings Alliance.

  • $40.00 a Team (team registration deadline 6/15). Maximum 6 golfers per team (as low as $7 per golfer).
  • 2 Tee Times to choose from: 10:30am (SOLD OUT) or 12:30pm (Noon check-in)
  • Golf 20+ put-put holes at locations all around downtown.
  • June 18 Drop-in price; $10 per golfer (drop in at check in between 11am and 1pm) 

Select Your Tee Time Below to Register Your Team:

Registration deadline (06/15/2022) @09:00 PM:

At check-in: grab a course map, golf ball, event scorecard, and mini pencil.

What to Bring: 

  • 👟 Comfortable Walking Shoes ( be prepared the course spreads multiple blocks of downtown).
  • 🏌🏾‍♂️ A Golf Putter (Loaner putters will be available to use at each location).
  • Other Suggestions: Layers in case of inclement weather, hand sanitizer, scooter/bicycle to help get around, water bottle, sunblock, golf attire!

The Fun Details

Check-in time: 10:00 am or 12:00 pm, depending on your tee time.

Check-in location: Downtown Billings Alliance office at 116 N. 29th St. suite a , (available 30 minutes before your tee time).


At check-in you and your teammates will be receive the details to your tee-off hole location. This event is a “shot gun start” so all groups will start at different assigned hole locations.


There will be various giveaway & prize opportunities offered throughout the event. Each golfer will be given a score card at check-in to keep track of their score. When you are all done, drop your score card and golf ball off at the putting green at Montana Brewing Co & Hooligan’s Sports Bar before 4:00pm on June 18, 2022 to be entered to win prizes listed below:

Play 18 holes to be entered to win the GRAND PRIZE ($150 value) including a $50 Downtown Billings Gift Card and more.

Play at least 9 holes to be entered to win one of over 18 prizes & gift cards from a variety of downtown locations (each $25 value).

FREE on-street parking is available around downtown all day. Additional parking info can be found HERE.

  • Posted on: June 18, 2022

Annie, Jr.

The classic tale brought to rousing life by a cast of young thespians from NOVA’s Youth Conservatory.

  • Posted on: May 29, 2022

Annie, Jr.

The classic tale brought to rousing life by a cast of young thespians from NOVA’s Youth Conservatory.

  • Posted on: May 28, 2022

Annie, Jr.

The classic tale brought to rousing life by a cast of young thespians from NOVA’s Youth Conservatory.

  • Posted on: May 27, 2022

ALL Kids Art Class: Painting on Black Velvet with Mary Serbe

Yes. We are going to paint on black velvet, which means that whatever you choose to paint, it will have that funky, fuzzy, otherworldly look. (Price is slightly higher to cover the velvet.) Ages 6 – 14.

  • Posted on: May 24, 2022