Apr
28
Fri
A Wild Affair
Apr 28 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Plans are underway for our exciting signature event – A Wild Affair

This year’s event promises to be one of a kind and will be held at ZooMontana under the EEC ZooPavilion.  We are excited to bring this event home, showcasing the beautiful Zoo setting. 

This elegant and always enjoyable event will begin at 5:30pm with an extended cocktail hour. Guests will stroll through the Zoo while enjoying appetizers, drinks, a silent auction and of course, animal encounters. Dinner and an entertaining live auction will follow at 7pm.  

A Wild Affair is presented by:

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Click to Purchase A Wild Affair Tickets!

May
5
Fri
Princess Day
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

This year we will hold Princess Day on two days!  The same activities just on two days!  Princesses and princes can do a Princess Scavenger Hunt around the Zoo and enjoy other activities/games along the way and enjoy unlimited photos with the Princesses from Ever After Events! A prize will be given to all who complete the hunt and all participants can enter to win prizes!  Don’t forget to dress up your little princesses and princes in their favorite costumes!  Tickets are just $5 to participate in the Princess activities (in addition to Zoo admission). everafterlogo

 

May
6
Sat
Princess Day
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

This year we will hold Princess Day on two days!  The same activities just on two days!  Princesses and princes can do a Princess Scavenger Hunt around the Zoo and enjoy other activities/games along the way and enjoy unlimited photos with the Princesses from Ever After Events! A prize will be given to all who complete the hunt and all participants can enter to win prizes!  Don’t forget to dress up your little princesses and princes in their favorite costumes!  Tickets are just $5 to participate in the Princess activities (in addition to Zoo admission). everafterlogo

 

Jun
3
Sat
Yellowstone Highland Games
Jun 3 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

highlandgames2017Whether you have a wee bit of Scottish in you or not, check out the Yellowstone Highland Games during the Montana Renaissance Festival.  There will be Scottish and Irish heavy athletic competitions in the Bison Field.  Pre-registration is recommended to compete!  There will also be a Farmer’s Carry at 11:30am in the plaza thfarmers-carryat will be open to anyone interested (or brave enough to take the challenge)!  The Caledonian Pipes and Drums of Billings will be performing at the opening ceremony.

Click here for the Yellowstone Highland Games registration form! Yellowstone Highland Games Registration Form

Montana Renaissance Festival
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Welcome,  Lords and Ladies, to the Montana Renaissance Festival !  Step back to a time when romance and chivalry abound. Enter a magical world where Knights, Lords, Ladies, and Fairies play,  a time where people took pride in their craft and trade. Come thee hence and explore the Renaissance Festival!  The largest event of its kind in this area, the Montana Renaissance Festival is a time to revel in the atmosphere of a 16th Century European Country Festival. Explore the bustling market place. Mingle and interact with costumed characters and enjoy their endless merriment and mayhem. 

The Festival will host the Knights of Epona in full contact armored jousting tournaments! Watch gallant Knights defend their honor until the last man is left standing!  Cheer your favorite Knight to victory as he competes for his Ladies honor in this thrilling full armored Joust.  The Yellowstone Highland Games will take place on Saturday from 9am to 3pm.royal-procession-2014

Renew your vows or be joined in matrimony by Priestess Wendy in our beautiful Sensory Gardens with the King and Queen presiding!

The lanes are bustling with story tellers, musicians, singers, dancers, and villagers welcoming you to a festive day of living history. The air is filled with the scents and smells of foods from the Renaissance period. Feast like Royalty on juicy roasted turkey legs, royal Scottish eggs, steak on a stake, and more! Visit one of our pubs and quench thy thirst with a flagon of ale or a goblet of the King’s own mead!

Sit back and enjoy belly dancers, sword swallowers, aerial acrobats, and other performers on three separate stages! On the main stage and throughout Billingshire there are bards,jesters, sword fighters, wizards, poets and those who will provide merriment for all ages! The royal beastiary will be open so be sure to visit all the beasts of the kingdom!

Visit the Montana Renaissance website for more details. It will be updated as entertainment and vendors are confirmed!

Royal Weddings
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – Jun 4 @ 3:00 pm

Uniquely You Planning presents Royal Weddings at the 2017 Montana Renaissance Festival, June 3rd and 4th, at ZooMontana. Ceremonies will be held amidst the tranquil flowing waters and breathtaking flora of the Sensory Garden and include a beautifully decorated arch by Bold Magnolia and music for the entire ceremony by Magic City Productions.  You and your guests can enjoy a day full of merriment in the 16th Century multi-acre kingdom where you can shop, eat and revel with a cast of colorfully costumed characters.royalwedding2

The ceremonies will evoke romance and the era of the Renaissance days.  You will receive:

  • FREE admission to the Montana Renaissance Festival for the   wedding couple
  • Priestess Wendy, an Ordained Minister, in costume to perform your wedding ceremony
  • Hand Fasting Ceremony with chord
  • Montana Renaissance vendor gift certificates

By reservation only!  Packages range from $200 to $600. Contact Lady Wendy, your wedding coordinator, at (406) 850-1879 to book your Royal Renaissance Wedding!  For more information on the Montana Renaissance Festival visit www.montanarenfest.com.

 

 

 

Jun
4
Sun
Montana Renaissance Festival
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Welcome,  Lords and Ladies, to the Montana Renaissance Festival !  Step back to a time when romance and chivalry abound. Enter a magical world where Knights, Lords, Ladies, and Fairies play,  a time where people took pride in their craft and trade. Come thee hence and explore the Renaissance Festival!  The largest event of its kind in this area, the Montana Renaissance Festival is a time to revel in the atmosphere of a 16th Century European Country Festival. Explore the bustling market place. Mingle and interact with costumed characters and enjoy their endless merriment and mayhem. 

The Festival will host the Knights of Epona in full contact armored jousting tournaments! Watch gallant Knights defend their honor until the last man is left standing!  Cheer your favorite Knight to victory as he competes for his Ladies honor in this thrilling full armored Joust.  The Yellowstone Highland Games will take place on Saturday from 9am to 3pm.royal-procession-2014

Renew your vows or be joined in matrimony by Priestess Wendy in our beautiful Sensory Gardens with the King and Queen presiding!

The lanes are bustling with story tellers, musicians, singers, dancers, and villagers welcoming you to a festive day of living history. The air is filled with the scents and smells of foods from the Renaissance period. Feast like Royalty on juicy roasted turkey legs, royal Scottish eggs, steak on a stake, and more! Visit one of our pubs and quench thy thirst with a flagon of ale or a goblet of the King’s own mead!

Sit back and enjoy belly dancers, sword swallowers, aerial acrobats, and other performers on three separate stages! On the main stage and throughout Billingshire there are bards,jesters, sword fighters, wizards, poets and those who will provide merriment for all ages! The royal beastiary will be open so be sure to visit all the beasts of the kingdom!

Visit the Montana Renaissance website for more details. It will be updated as entertainment and vendors are confirmed!