Missoula Downtown News

12th Annual Montana Wine & Beer Festival Set for November 3, 2017

The “social event of the year” is coming soon. Summit Beverage and the Grizzly Scholarship Association (GSA) are excited to announce the date of the 12th Annual Montana Wine & Beer Festival scheduled for Friday, November 3rd, at the Adams Center on the campus of the University of Montana. The event will run from 7-10 p.m.

The festival consists of fine wine and beer tasting with food samples from some of Missoula’s top restaurants and caterers. In addition, Montana artists will be on site displaying and selling art. A silent auction consisting of limited edition originals and a variety of wine & beer items as well as Griz memorabilia will be a part of the evening’s festivities. All proceeds from this event benefit the GSA and their mission of providing scholarships for student-athletes.

Tickets are $50 per person and attendees must be at least 21 years of age.

Tickets are on sale now and are available at the GSA office in the Adams Center, online at www.gogriz.com or by calling the GSA Office at 243-6481.

October Downtown on Tap at Missoula Food Bank

Tuesday, October 314-6pm
1720 Wyoming St

Eat, drink, and be scary with the Missoula Food Bank at their magical new home for a tour of the boo-tiful new facility, to hear about upcoming, spook-tacular events, and get chilled and thrilled about the Can the Cats Food Drive! Bring a non-perishable donation for “Trick-or-Treat so Missoula Eats” and feel free to come in costume!

Missoula Food Bank is a private, non-profit organization that addresses hunger in Missoula County by offering emergency food assistance and child nutrition programs to all individuals and families who come to us in need.

DMP Hires Full-Time Business Development Director, Pam Udall

With an unprecedented level of investment taking place in Downtown Missoula, the Downtown Missoula Partnership (DMP) has added a full-time Business Development Director to its staff. Pam Udall will commence her role as the newest employee on Monday, September 18.

Originally from Ronan, Mont., Udall earned a B.A. in Communications from the University of Montana, and then embarked upon a 25-year career in communications and program start-ups in Montana, Texas and Nevada. (more…)

RSVP for the October Member Luncheon at Providence St. Patrick's Hospital

Tuesday, October 1011:30am-1pm
$13.00 // 500 W Broadway St

Please join us for the MDA Member October 10 Luncheon with Missoula City Mayoral, City Council and Judge Candidates at the Providence St. Patrick's Hospital Broadway Building Conference Center Room 2. Hosted by Providence St. Patrick's Hospital, the luncheon begins at 11:30 am and is $13 per person. Take this opportunity to hear directly from candidates and ask questions about topics that matter to you. Please RSVP here. For more information, contact April Sommers at april@missouladowntown.com or via phone at 543-4238.

September Downtown on Tap at Providence Montana Health Foundation

Tuesday, September 26, 5-7pm
502 West Spruce Street

Providence Montana Health Foundation is the fundraising arm for St. Patrick Hospital, St. Joseph Medical Center and Providence Medical Group clinics throughout western Montana. Join us for a backyard get together at the Foundation and learn about the special initiatives taking place. Celebrate the kickoff to the Team Up Montana campaign, take a tour of the historic Foundation building, and learn how the St. Patrick House has benefited patients for nearly 20 years.

RSVP for the September Luncheon at Habitat for Humanity of Missoula! 


Tuesday, September 1211:30-1pm

Visit Habitat for Humanity of Missoula’s current home-builds and observe the progress on Burlington Avenue of the Franklin to the Fort Neighborhood, where seven children will gain stable housing this year. Executive Director Noreen and Site Supervisor Mike will discuss how the home-building process brings together local businesses and patrons alike, the dedication and fortitude of our partner families, and how the Habitat ReStore and Donation Center is a unique part of the organization’s mission.

Event will be held at 2218 Burlington Ave and 2220 Burlington Ave. Parking is limited near the site; for a convenient alternative, hop on a Beach Transportation bus for quick service to and from Burlington. The bus will depart from Caras Park at 11:30 and return to same location by 1 pm.

Gourmet brown-bag lunches during the outing provided by Market on Front, and attendees all have the chance to win a $50 gift certificate to the ReStore!

Click here to RSVP!