Recreation

Fri. Dec. 17

Candlelight Tours Offered at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park

Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park will again host holiday candlelight tours of the entire developed cave route.  This special event allows visitors to see and enjoy the caverns by the warm, festive glow of candle lanterns. Participants…

Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park 25 Lewis and Clark Caverns Rd.

Cost: $25 adults, $15 youth

Age: All Ages

Fitness

Fri. Dec. 17

12 Days of Bikemas

The City of Bozeman, GoGallatin and Downtown Bozeman are partnering to offer a holiday season challenge for bicyclists this year. The “12 Days of Bikemas” is an event…

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Cost: FREE

Education

10-10:45am Fri. Dec. 17

Preschool Science Series

Join us each week for a shared story time, hands-on experiment in a related STEM topic, and take home craft. Mondays and Fridays at 10:00am and 11:00am, included with admission.

Montana Science Center 2744 W Main St, Bozeman

Cost: Included with admission

Age: Preschool

Education

10-11am Fri. Dec. 17

Sensational Babies

Read, talk, sing, and play with your baby or toddler through sensory awareness activities, art, music, and other gross and fine motor explorations designed specifically for newborns to age 3 ½.

Museum of the Rockies 600 West Kagy Boulevard, Bozeman

Cost: Included with MOR membership/admission.

Words

10am Fri. Dec. 17

MSU Fall Commencement

Montana State University will host its 135th commencement at 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 17, at the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse.

Brick Breeden Fieldhouse 1 Bobcat Circle, Bozeman

Cost: RSVP Required

Age: All Ages

Words

10:15-11am Fri. Dec. 17

Preschool Storytime

Featuring songs, rhymes, and stories with a slightly more complex structure followed up by a craft or activity and socialization time.

Belgrade Community Library 106 N Broadway, Belgrade

Cost: FREE

Age: children ages 3-6

Education

11-11:45am Fri. Dec. 17

Preschool Science Series

Join us each week for a shared story time, hands-on experiment in a related STEM topic, and take home craft. Mondays and Fridays at 10:00am and 11:00am, included with admission.

Montana Science Center 2744 W Main St, Bozeman

Cost: Included with admission

Age: Preschool

Kids

11am-1pm Fri. Dec. 17

Meet 'n Greet with Santa

Meet n Greet with Santa at The Mainstreet Market Downtown Bozeman.

Mainstreet Market 233 E Main St., Bozeman

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Family

2:30-4pm Fri. Dec. 17

Lego Club

Join us for a period of open building and creation with legos.

Belgrade Community Library 106 N Broadway, Belgrade

Cost: FREE

Age: Kindergarten - 6th grade

Education

3-6pm Fri. Dec. 17

Open Lab at MSC

All things tech at your child's fingertips: 3D Printing, machine take-apart, robotics, laser cutting, and more! All activities are supervised by our incredibly helpful educators.

Montana Science Center 2744 W Main St, Bozeman

Cost: Included with admission or membership

Age: Drop off for ages 9+. Ages 6+ when accompanied by an adult

Kids

4-7pm Fri. Dec. 17

The Santa Experience at Gallatin Valley Mall

Santa Claus is visiting the Gallatin Valley Mall Macy’s Court Black Friday through Christmas Eve!

Gallatin Valley Mall 2825 West Main St., Bozeman

Cost: $35+

Age: All Ages

Family

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Dec. 17

Night of Lights

Bring your family and meet your neighbors and friends for a fun night of lights at the Holiday Light Park including carolers, food trucks, wagon rides, and photos with Santa.

Belgrade Senior Center 92 E Cameron Ave, Belgrade

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Family

6-11pm Fri. Dec. 17

Holiday Light Park

Stroll through an outdoor winter wonderland each night in Dec from dusk to 11pm. The park will be filled with sparkling lights including the Memorial Light Tunnels and decorated with your favorite holiday inflatable characters.

Belgrade Senior Center 92 E Cameron Ave, Belgrade

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Nightlife

6pm Fri. Dec. 17

Howlit's Holiday Bar

It’s the most wonderful time of year and to celebrate, Tune Up, the basement bar located in the Kimpton Armory Hotel has transformed into an over-the-top holiday hot spot all month long.

Tune Up Bar at Kimpton Armory Hotel 24 West Mendenhall Street, Bozeman

Age: 21+

Food & Drink

6pm Fri. Dec. 17

Open Mic

If you have been looking for a place to show off those skills, this is the place to do it!

Pine Creek Lodge 2496 E. River Road, Livingston

Music

7-9pm Fri. Dec. 17

Friday Night Jazz

Live local Jazz.

Red Tractor Pizza 1007 W Main St, Bozeman

Cost: no cover

Age: All ages

Music

7:30pm Fri. Dec. 17

Dickens' "A Christmas Carol"

The Ellen Theatre invites audiences to return for this much-loved holiday production.

The Ellen Theatre 17 W. Main St., Bozeman

Cost: Youth (17 & Under) $20.50, Adults $20.50 - $37.50

Age: All Ages

Music

8pm Fri. Dec. 17

Band of Drifters at The Jump

The Band of Drifters plays Modern American Roots Music and they encourage you to dance. Based mostly in Montana & Tennessee, the band also includes players from all over the country;  keeping the music varied in arrangement, instrumentation…

The Jump 75770 Gallatin Rd, Gallatin Gateway

Cost: No Cover

Shopping

8pm Fri. Dec. 17

Guided Gift Giving

Calling the guys of Bozeman! Let us help you get your ladies/partners the Christmas present of their dreams! Grab a $3 MAP Brewing draft beer from the cafe and explore the shops of Luxe Society, Bonnie & Clyde, Paper & Grace, and Inland to…

Cost: $3

Nightlife

10-11:30pm Fri. Dec. 17

Naughty & Nice Party

Naughty & Nice is a two-level party made for everyone on Santa's list! If you are on the nice list this year, head to El Camino. Naughty? Kitty Warren is the place for you. DJ's & Drink Specials at both locations.

El Camino 211 E Main St, Bozeman

Cost: No Cover

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