Billings Strawberry Festival: A Sweet Celebration in Downtown Billings

The 33rd annual Billings Strawberry Festival is set to bring a vibrant splash of festivity to downtown Billings on Saturday, July 13, 2024, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The streets under Skypoint at N. Broadway and 2nd Avenue N will transform into a bustling hub of activity, flavor, and entertainment.

This year’s festival features a record-breaking 152 vendors, offering a wide range of goods from arts and crafts to various food options from mobile vendors and local eateries. "Every possible spot in the festival closure is filled," said Lexie Mann, DBA Events Director. Attendees can expect unique creations, fine art, jewelry, textiles, and more.

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Fun for kids of all ages.

Family-friendly activities are abundant, including balloon twisters, face painting, and the Kids Zone, hosted by Wise Wonders Science and Discovery Museum. The festival will also feature live entertainment under Skypoint, with performances from the Montana Fiddle Club, Greater Heights School of Dance, and Studio 38.

The Billings Lions Club will host their pancake breakfast starting at 7:00 AM in the N. 29th Street Alley, raising funds to provide vision screenings, eyeglasses, and hearing aid assistance to those in need in the Billings area.

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The City of Billings Department Showcase returns, offering festival-goers the chance to engage with local departments, including the Fire Department, Police Department, and more.

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Many vendors incorporate strawberries at their booths.

Eighty vendors will feature strawberry-themed products, clearly marked with a 🍓. For more details, maps, and a complete list of vendors, visit the festival’s page on or stop by the purple information booth under Skypoint.

The Billings Strawberry Festival is coordinated by Downtown Billings’ Business Improvement District (BID) and presented by Visit Billings. The BID focuses on maintaining a clean and safe downtown and is one of four non-profits within the DBA.

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