The Sweet Pea Festival Ice Sculpture Contest is one of the "coolest" events in downtown Bozeman during the winter months. Talented artists along with adventurous newbies, brandish chainsaws and tools to turn blocks of ice into works of art.
It's clear that a lot of thought and care went into the (most excellent) 2022 Sweet Pea Festival music lineup. From the funk of Black Joe Lewis to the dramatic layers of DeVotchKa, Lindley Park in Bozeman will be the cultural hub of southwest Montana the first week of August.
Bozemanites know a thing or two about how to best enjoy a festival. We're pros, actually. In the spirit of sharing the most helpful tips, we put together a fresh list of SIMPLE things you can do that will vastly increase your Sweet Pea Festival joy.
It's OK to not know where you're going when it comes to eating your way through the Bite of Bozeman with live music along the way. 'The Bite' is one of my favorite parts of the Sweet Pea Festival. We've got the list of vendors AND the map!
Who knew that waiting on a bench outside of the Sweet Pea Festival office would be one of the nicest encounters I would have all week. Three of us were there to pick up wristbands and posters. Turns out I was the 'newbie' of the group, having lived in Bozeman for only 30 years.
There ARE habits of highly effective Bite of Bozeman goers. We've learned the best ways to enjoy the (crowded, chaotic and fun) Bite of Bozeman without missing out on the best snacks, losing your friends in the crowds or just losing your mind.