Everybody thinks their hometown is unique and awesome, but in our case, it's absolutely true. Bands and tourists of all ages, backgrounds and interests are blown away by the awesomeness that is Missoula. We are a diverse and impressive little pocket of heaven right here in the great state of Montana. Here are just 96 things that make the Garden City, perfectly awesome, in no particular order.

  1. 96. The Blaze
  2. Double Front
  3. Missoulians with hoola hoops.
  4. XXX's (Crossings)
  5. Clark Fork River
  6. Sunrise
  7. Big Dipper
  8. Carlo's One Night Stand
  9. Jill Valley
  10. Festival of the Dead
  11. Our LGBTQ community
  12. Missoula Community Theater
  13. Fred's Lounge
  14. University of Montana Campus
  15. Dark Horse Bar
  16. Altered Skin
  17. Larchmont Golf Course
  18. El Caz (ador)
  19. The World Famous Testicle Festival
  20. Monte
  21. Downtown Missoula
  22. Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
  23. Western Montana Fair
  24. The Fight For The Mercantile
  25. Missoula Music Scene
  26. Hellgate Rollergirls (Rollerderby)
  27. Universal Choke Sign
  28. Missoula Aging Services
  29. The People
  30. Denny Bedard
  31. Missoula Food Bank
  32. Al's & Vic's
  33. The Wilma
  34. Missoula Art Museum
  35. The ever confusing Slant Street District.
  36. Missoula Youth Orchestra
  37. Farmer's Market
  38. The Adams Center
  39. Brennan's Wave
  40. Orange Street Food Farm
  41. We Ride For Tanner
  42. Greenough Park
  43. The Missoulian
  44. John Engen
  45. Maggotfest
  46. Kyi-Yo Pow Wow
  47. Hip Strip
  48. St. Paddy's Day Parade
  49. Bigga Pizza
  50. Hiking Trails
  51. The guy who rides the bike with all of the flags on it.
  52. Brewfests galore.
  53. Top Hat
  54. YWCA Riverbank Run
  55. Ear Candy
  56. Hellgate High School
  57. Mt. Jumbo
  58. View from the South Hill
  59. University Golf Course Sled Hill
  60. Peter Christian
  61. Charlie B's
  62. Grizzlies Football
  63. John Wicks
  64. Iron Horse
  65. Blue Mountain
  66. Rockin' Rudy's
  67. Run Wild Missoula
  68. Sunset
  69. Community Hospital
  70. Bayern Brewing
  71. The 'M'
  72. Skiing
  73. Parade Of Lights
  74. Blue Mountain Clinic
  75. Betty's Divine
  76. Big Sky Brewing
  77. SpectrUM
  78. Missoula Smokejumpers
  79. Missoula Public Library
  80. Missoula Osprey
  81. MOBASH Skate Park
  82. Dogs
  83. Silver Dollar Bar
  84. Big Sky Documentary Film Festival
  85. Fly Fishing
  86. Watson Children's Shelter
  87. Animeals
  88. Caras Park
  89. Homecoming Parade
  90. Southgate Mall
  91. The Rhino
  92. The Roxy
  93. Jason Johnson
  94. Tubing/Floating
  95. The Carousel/Dragon's Hollow
  96. Tamarack Brewing Company

 

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