If you want to make the most of your next few days off then allow us to suggest the Top 5 things you could be doing on Memorial Day weekend in Missoula. These suggestions on what to do around town during this first beautiful summer weekend are for the adventurous type only. Lazy couch potatoes need not apply.

 

Missoula Farmers Market
Photo courtesy of Flickr/Monicajae

Market Shopping


 
 

Liven up your cupboards in the kitchen with locally grown fresh produce and Missoula hand-made goods at the weekly Farmers Market starting at 8:00 am in the Circle Square. There is also the Clark Fork River Market from 8:00 am to Noon under the Higgins Street Bridge.

 

Absolutely Dance Party at The Badlander


 
 

This event has been going strong every Saturday for the past couple of seasons and it’s sure to be the spot to see and be seen on the dance floor. Kris Moon is usually your resident DJ but as he enjoys this Memorial Day weekend off with the family you’ll be entertained by the truly unique sounds of Monty Carlo and other special guest DJ’s.

 
Camping For a Cause
Photo courtesy of Camp Paxson/Landlubber

Camping For a Cause at Camp Paxson With Ms. Montana Spirit


 
 

In an effort to save lost potential in kids across Montana, this event is an attempt to raise money for less fortunate children for athletic and arts fees with Ms. Montana Spirit. Saturday, May 26th at 2:00pm through Monday, the 28th until 11:00am we are Camping For a Cause at Camp Paxson.

This is a friends and family event, everyone is welcome! 15 cabins, each sleep 7 to 8 people. RSVP now to reserve and fill your cabin. Just $125 for adults and $100 for kids 12 and under. Get more information here.

 
High Voltage Missoula
Photo courtesy of High Voltage on Facebook

High Voltage at The Elbow Room


 
 

One of the more innovative and exciting bands to come out of Missoula is finally stepping onto the brand new stage of the Elbow Room on Saturday night. Join the popular rock band, High Voltage starting around 9:00pm. As always, no cover with drink specials and free shuttles to get you anywhere you need to go safely.

 
Splash Montana
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Swimming at Splash Montana

 
 
Splash is the #1 destination for getting wet and wild under the Big Sky. Here’s to hoping that the weather is decent enough to enjoy some fun in the sun this summer. Open weekends from Noon-6pm until June 12th. Located at 3001 Bancroft in the center of Missoula.