15th Annual River City Roots Festival Aug 27-28

It’s time to reconnect to your community – the 15th Annual River City Roots Festival returns on August 27-28! This event is Missoula’s Signature Celebration, highlighting all of the amazing things that make Missoula, Missoula: music, art, culture, local food and drinks, active lifestyles, and community.

The Festival kicks off at 11am on Friday with the Art Show and the food court vendors ready to serve you for all your lunchtime needs. Music starts with the ever-popular ZACC Rock Camp bands at 12:30pm. A full day of music ends with Super Chikan on the stage at 8:30. Saturday morning starts with the 4-Mile fun – produced by Run Wild Missoula – in Kiwanis Park. The Family Roots Fest kicks off in Caras Park at 10am with dozens of activities and live entertainment. Get good eats and drinks starting at noon in the main festival area with family favorite Cowboy Andy and the Salamanders kicking off the music at 12:30pm. Missoula’s own The Lil Smokies close out the festival.

Roots Fest is FREE Admission because of many, many sponsors. Huge thanks to this year’s title sponsor First Interstate Bank and Main Stage Sponsors Big Sky Brewing Company, Blackfoot Communications, Bob Ward’s Sports and Outdoors, and Dick Anderson Construction. Special thanks to Media Sponsor the Trail 103.3 and Marketing Sponsor Gecko Designs.

More information on Roots Fest can be found at rivercityrootsfestival.com. Questions? Email info@missouladowntown.com or call 406.543.4238.