MontanaFair, Quality Of Life Run, Dreyfest VII
This weekend's activities are an excellent cross-section of our amazing city. Whether you're into the outdoors, supporting local organizations that you care about, sports, experiencing unique arts and culture, or having fun with the whole family, this is a weekend that truly offers something for everyone in the Magic City.
And what makes activities in our fair city great is experiencing them with friends. If you find an event in this list that you'd like to go to, be sure to share it! You can text this article to your friends from our mobile app, or shout out about it on social media.
MontanaFair (Friday, August 9 - Saturday, August 17)
Nine days of entertainment, rides, food and fun start this weekend at MetraPark. Friday has the Triple Threat Tour, Saturday features 90's boy band 98 Degrees, and Sunday Old Dominion brings the "Make It Sweet" Tour to MontanaFair. CLICK HERE for more entertainment you can see at the Last Best Place of Summer.
Quality Of Life Run (Saturday, August 10)
This race will directly benefit Billings TrailNet and their effort to construct an unconnected segment of trail near Zimmerman Park. The annual run will feature a 2-mile and 5-mile course. All runners will receive discounted admission to MontanaFair on day of run with their race bib. To find out more or register to run, CLICK HERE.
Farmers Market (Saturday, August 10)
Julia-Louis Drey-fest (Friday, August 9 - Saturday, August 10)
It's the festival's 7th year featuring bands, poets, comedians, and more at six venues in Billings. Craft Local on Montana Avenue will host the Poetry Jam Friday (8/9) and the Hairy Legs Competition on Saturday (8/10). You can find plenty more HERE.
Billings Mustangs (Friday, August 9 - Thursday, August 15)
Dehler Park will be busy with the Mustangs at home through August 15th. Billings will host the Rocky Mountain Vibes Friday (8/9) through Sunday (8/11) before Grand Junction comes to town for a four game series beginning Monday (8/12). To find out what promotions are going on each day, CLICK HERE.
Walk For Kidneys (Sunday, August 11)
ZooMontana will host the 2nd Annual walk that puts a spotlight on kidney health and benefits a local organization. This year's walk will support The Adult Resource Alliance of Yellowstone County. The walk begins at 10am and is open for all ages. See the zoo, enjoy the food trucks and more. CLICK HERE to get more details.