Celebrate New Year's Montana Style!

I don't know about you, but I'm feeling '22! 2021 was filled with an abundance of happiness and blessings, however, we can't help but look forward to what the new year will bring!

If there is one thing we know for sure, it's that Montana sure knows how to ring in the new year. Don't believe us? Check out the following celebrations, they are guaranteed to knock your socks off!


1. Bridger Bowl Torchlight Parade & Fireworks - December 30, 2021

Wanting to the celebrate the new year, but aren't a fan of the crowds of new years eve? No worries! Bridger Bowl is hosting a unique Torchlight Parade & Firework show on Thursday, December 30! 

While you're out and about you might as well make a whole night out of it! Join Bridger Bowl at the Jim Bridger & Saddle Peak Lodges for a delicious spaghetti dinner, live music, and beer from Big Sky Brewing. I don't know about you, but there surely is no other place we'd rather be!

Location: Jim Bridger & Saddle Peak Lodges

Spaghetti Dinner - $8 for children and $15 for adults

  • Dinner starts at 4pm and will be served in both Jim Bridger & Saddle Peak Lodges
  • Parade & fireworks at nightfall

Bridger Bowl Torchlight Parade and Fireworks


2. Old Saloon NYE Celebration, Emigrant MT - December 31, 2021

What could possibly be a better way to celebrate the new year than with a delicious meal, live music, and a midnight whiskey toast? If this sounds like something you'd be interested in, make your way to the Old Saloon in Emigrant, MT, for their New Years Eve Celebration! 

This 21+ only party is sure to keep you entertained all night long with live music from the Rocky Mountain Pearls starting at 9pm. If you're truly in it to win it, make sure to stay until midnight to receive your own whiskey toast. Call to reserve your seat now, tables are filling up fast! 


3. Cattle Bawl, Big Timber MT - December 31, 2021

If you're looking to be both festive and generous, make your way to the first ever "Cattle Bawl" hosted by the Crazy Peak Cattle Women of Big Timber. This fun New Years Eve event is sure to be the highlight of your night with live music from Bluebelly Junction, Heavy Hors D'oeuvres from The Grand Hotel & Restaurant, and a Card Cutting Raffle Fundraiser!

Want to get in on all of the fun? Tickets will be available at the door for $20/each, with all proceeds supporting the Crazy Peak Cattle women and their many projects including the Beef To School Program, agriculture career fair, 4th grade brat contest/meat processing field trip, local scholarships and Ag education in the community. How cool!

cattle bawl

4. A Roaring 20's New Years Eve at The Armory Music Hall

Many say that they were "born in the wrong era", well, this is your moment to prove that you were! We absolutely can't wait for the Roaring 20's New Years Eve Event at The Armory Music Hall. This event which is being called 'A Night to Remember' will be full of 20's inspired fun. As they put it, prepare to be "transported back in time to an era of absolute magic, glitz and glamour. New Year’s Eve at the Armory Music Hall kicks off at 10pm and is tailor-made to dazzle". 

Head down to the Armory Hotel for a night filled with love music by Paige & the People's Band, a digital photo booth, food & beverage, and an entirely vintage New Years Eve celebration. By the way, make sure to dress up in your best 20's attire! 


Doors Open at 9:30pm

General Admission includes:

  • Open bar for 3 hours (sprits, beer, wine)
  • Chef-curated stations including chilled seafood display
  • Access to main floor only
  • Non-reserved lounge-style seating

VIP Admission includes:

  • Top-shelf open bar for 3 hours (spirits, beer, wine)
  • Reserved table seating with bar stools on Mezzanine level
  • One bottle of bubbly served at the table
  • Chef-curated stations including chilled seafood display
  • Access to main floor
  • Dedicated VIP bar on Mezzanine level


5. Bozeman New Years Eve Celebrations

There is no doubt in our mind that Bozeman is in for an eventful night this coming New Years Eve, in fact, there are parties happening all over town. Here are a few that sound especially intriguing:

  • Devils Toboggan - New Years Party 
    • Selling tables from 10pm - close
    • Bottle of Prosecco
    • Open bar seating
  • New Year's Eve at Sky Shed
    • Asian-inspired light bites
    • 2 drink vouchers
    • Live music by DJ Calen
    • Complimentary champagne toast at midnight
  • Kitchen Dwellers at the Elm 
    • Logjam Presents welcomes the Kitchen Dwellers for a live in concert performance at The ELM on Friday, December 31, 2021.




Written by: Alexa Jorgenson, MGC Content Creator

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