MontanaFair 2017

August 10 through August 19

BILLINGS, MT - Get ready to celebrate MontanaFair 2017!

MontanaFair is an agricultural celebration in the historic tradition of fairs. It is the region’s largest event with attendance of nearly a quarter of a million each year. Held at MetraPark in Billings, MontanaFair celebrates for nine days beginning the second weekend in August. Nearly 10,000 people will earn cash and ribbons for their entries which range from beer, wine, bunnies, crocheting, horticulture, horses, cattle, goats, sheep, pigs, petit-point, pickles, to hobbies, and arts and crafts.

The Thomas Carnival operates the midway featuring rides and games. A shady park for kid’s rides accommodates families and the free Kid’s World exhibit nearby offers free games and activities for small children. Food choices are abundant at the fair featuring the traditional corn dog, BBQ, corn on the cob, ‘Vikings On a Stick’, fresh lemonade, and beer gardens.

Stages around the grounds provide free entertainment that can include music, comedy, hypnosis, kid’s entertainment, variety acts, draft horses, and more. Visit our Free Acts page to see this year’s free entertainment lineup. You can catch them all with your gate admission to MontanaFair. And make sure you catch the incredible local talent on the Community Stage.

Night Shows include concerts in the Rimrock Auto Arena and supercross and PRCA Pro Rodeo in the Grandstands.

August 10 – The MontanaFair kicks off. Rides for the whole family as well as shows and exhibits.

August 11 – MontanaFair continues! Look for great acts such as headliner Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo and Melissa Ethridge. Check out Coyote Wild, The High Country Cowboys who will be performing three times daily as well as The Rock Bottom Boys. Plus all the great exhibits and rides.

August 12 – Has the band Paramore as well as the antics of the All-Star Stunt Dogs. Look for the magical prowess of Jeff Martin and Lady Houdini who will perform her escapes three times daily.  Be wowed by the theatrical performers Mango and Dango. Marty Davis will take you back to the days of being a cowpoke on the trails. All this along with the great shows, exhibits and rides that MontanaFair has to offer.

August 13 – Bill Engvall with Special Guest Gary Brightwell joins MontanaFair along with all the other great things going on.

August 14 – MontanaFair continuous with more great shows and rides. Plenty of fun activities for the entire family.

August 15 – MontanaFair continuous with more great shows and rides. Plenty of fun activities for the entire family.

August 16 – MontanaFair continuous with more great shows and rides. Plenty of fun activities for the entire family.

August 17 – Be sure to Wrist up & Ride where you can buy a wrist band and ride all you want.. Yellowstone River Roundup PRCA Rodeo

August 18 – Bug Scavenger Hunt, Yellowstone River Roundup PRCA Rodeo is back as well as great 4-H shows, rides and other exhibits.

August 19 – Montanafair’s last day so it’s best to take advantage of it. Enjoy the Yellowstone River Roundup PRCA Rodeo as well as all the other great exhibits, shows and rides.

For more information about the schedule go here. For more information about getting tickets go here.


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