Don't Miss These Labor Day Weekend Events Across Montana

Kim Weaver

Posted on August 29 2019

by Alanis Stallknect

Labor Day, created by the labor movement in the late 19th century, became a federal holiday in 1894. Labor Day Weekend for many of us means the end of summer and for many more, the beginning of a new school year. Thankfully, the weekend is a cause to celebrate all the contributions and achievements of American workers. For Montana, this means a weekend full of parades, rodeos, concerts, and more. We’ve included several events you can attend to celebrate the holiday!

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“Montana’s Biggest Weekend” held by the Dillon Jaycees in Dillon, Montana features a weekend full of rodeo events, a labor day parade, and this year, a concert featuring Dustin Lynch. The rodeo begins Saturday, August 31st at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, September 1st at 2:00 p.m. Sunday night, the doors to the Dustin Lynch concert will open at 7:00 p.m. and the concert will begin at 8:00 p.m. Monday, September 2nd Labor Day parade will start at 10 a.m.

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This years Rumble in the Bay in Bigfork, Montana will be held on Sunday, September 1st in downtown Bigfork. The “show and shine” will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m. An award ceremony will be held at 2:00 p.m. in front of the Bigfork Summer Playhouse. Bigfork shops and restaurants will be open for the event. 

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The 40th Annual Labor Day Arts Fair in Red Lodge, Montana on Monday, September 2nd will begin at 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This year will be held at the Lions Club Park and Depot Gallery. Almost 90 artists' booths will be present with several food vendors to choose from!

Whether you’re using your day off to sit back, relax and have a picnic/ barbecue with your friends and family, or you’re celebrating with a rodeo, finishing with a concert, no choice is the wrong choice. We hope you enjoy your last weekend before school starts up full time or you head back to work!

Let us know how you plan to spend the weekend in the comments!

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