Sweet Pea Festival in Bozeman Montana

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Sweet Pea Festival

The Sweet Pea Festival in Bozeman, Montana, held each year in Lindley Park in early August, promotes and cultivates the arts by featuring live music, theatre, and various family entertainment.

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Organization: Sweet Pea, A Festival of the Arts
Dates: 08/01/2014 - 08/03/2014 update info
Time: 4:00:00 PM - 7:00:00 PM
Event Cost: $15 in advance, $20 at the gate for 3 day pass; $1
Venue: Downtown Bozeman in Bozeman,MT
Contact: Sweet Pea Festival
Phone: (406) 586-4003
Website: www.sweetpeafestival.org
Event Details:

The Sweet Pea Festival is a three day festival of the arts held the first Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in August. The Festival kicks off late Friday afternoon in Lindley Park with a performance by Montana Shakespeare in the Parks; Saturday ramps up with a children's run and parade that lead the community to the park where the festivities continue through 7:00 p.m. on Sunday. Weekend entertainment comes in many forms – music of all genres, performances by local theatre and dance troupes, workshops, family-friendly entertainment and activities, a flower show, and over 100 arts and crafts vendors to stroll through and purchase unique gifts for yourself, family, and friends.

The week leading up to the Festival offers additional fun-filled, community events. Artists of all skill levels converge on Main Street Tuesday morning for Chalk on the Walk. Wednesday, the Sweet Pea Art Show opens at the Bozeman Public Library and in the evening, local restaurants line Main Street to offer up samples of their fare during the ever popular Bite of Bozeman.

Admission to events leading up to Festival weekend is free. Admission to the events in Lindley Park requires the purchase of an admission wristband. (Children six and under admitted free.)

  • Sweet Pea Festival promotes and cultivates the arts by featuring live music, theatre, and family entertainment.
  • Lindley Park hosts the festival in downtown  Bozeman.
  • Held annually in early August.
  • Ancillary Sweet Pea Festival events include a sidewalk chalk art, a juried art show, the Bite of Bozeman, and Main Street dining event.

Overview: The Sweet Pea Festival in Bozeman, Montana, brings close to 16,000 locals and visitors back year after year each August to enjoy live music, theatre, entertainment, and great food – all bringing the community together while promoting and cultivating the arts.

When: A three-day weekend event in Early August.

Where: Lindley Park is between Cypress Street and North Broadway Avenue. Call 406-586-4003 for details.

Founded in 1978, Sweet Pea Festival is a volunteer-run, non-profit organization that supports the arts, arts, education and special community projects. Ancillary events before and during the three-day festival include the Chalk on the Walk, Bite of Bozeman, Art Show, Children’s Run and Parade. Each year, a new artist’s poster design highlights the Sweet Pea Festival theme.