I think it's safe to say that everybody loves the holidays, especially the way Missoula does them! With twinkling lights everywhere you look and the front windows of downtown shops completely decked out, you can't really ask for more to get you in the holiday spirit!
This year plan ahead to hit up a few, if not all, the super fun holiday activities that downtown Missoula is planning. Check out the full list of events below and we'll see ya downtown!
Holiday Events In Downtown Missoula
Sat., Nov. 25............ Small Business Saturday............................................ Downtown Missoula
Nov. 25-26............... FREE Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides............... 11am-4pm on East Pine Street
Tues., Nov. 28.......... MDA’s Downtown on Tap....................... 5-7 pm at Bitterroot Flower Shop
Dec. 1-17................. MCT’s Production of A Christmas Carol.................... Variable times at MCT
Dec. 1-3................... FESTIVAL OF TREES............................... First Interstate Bank (101 E. Front)
Fri., Dec. 1............... First Friday Gallery Night............................. 5-8 pm in Downtown Missoula
............................... Festival Tour of Trees........................... 11am-6pm at First Interstate Bank
............................... Festival Soiree & Tree Auction........................ 7 pm at First Interstate Bank
Dec. 2-3................... Missoula Symphony’s Holiday PopsConcert.................. UM Dennis Theatre
Dec. 2-3................... FREE Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides............... 11am-4pm on East Pine Street
Sat., Dec. 2.............. Teddy Bear Tea........................................... 10 am at First Interstate Bank
............................... Festival Tour of Trees............................... 12-5 pm at First Interstate Bank
............................... Santa’s Arrival in Downtown Missoula.............. 1 pm at the Florence Lobby
............................... Family-Friendly Activities............................ 1-6 pm throughout Downtown
............................... Parade of Lights Viewing Party.................. 5:30 pm at First Interstate Bank
............................... 15th Annual PARADE OF L IGHTS............................ 6 pm on Higgins Avenue
............................... Lighting of the Christmas Tree................................. 6:30 pm on N. Higgins
............................... Big Head Todd & the Monsters in Concert...................... 8 pm at the Wilma
Sun., Dec. 3.............. Teddy Bear Tea............................................. 9 am at First Interstate Bank
............................... Teddy Bear Tea........................................... 11 am at First Interstate Bank
Dec. 9-10................. FREE Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides............... 11am-4pm on East Pine Street
Sun., Dec. 10............ Missoula MADE Fair................................. 11am-6pm at UM Adams Center
Dec. 15-17............... The Nutcracker by Garden City Ballet....................... UM Montana Theater
Dec. 16-17............... FREE Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides............... 11am-4pm on East Pine Street
Dec. 31.................... First Night Missoula............................... 1 pm-1am in Downtown Missoula