Out to Lunch Thanks to our sponsors, volunteers, vendors, bands and everyone that helps make it possible!

Out to LunchIt’s lunch time! Put down your work and leave the confines of your office. Take the kiddos on an outing.  Show off your town to guests and clients.  If you are new to town, explore Downtown Missoula.  Come to Caras Park for terrific food, live music every Wednesday June through the end of August from 11am to 2pm.  Out to Lunch offers the very best in mobile food service with a wide variety of delicious options and top-notch Montana and regional bands.

No pets allowed under pavilion during event due to health code regulations. Dogs can enjoy the grassy areas of the park on a leash!

Interested in volunteering? We’d love the help & you can sign-up here.

Caras Cash makes the perfect gift for friends, family and employees. This fun money is good for food and beverages during Out To Lunch and Downtown ToNight. Purchase Caras Cash at the DMP office located at 218 E. Main Street, at the MDA table at Out to Lunch or Downtown ToNight or by filling out the form below and sending to the DMP office.

Caras Cash

The 2019 Out to Lunch sponsors will be listed soon!

In addition to Mountain Broadcasting, we’d like to thank all of our supporters who contribute to Out to Lunch!

June 5: ZillaState, Peak Health & Wellness
June 12: Missoula Compost Collection, Park Side Credit Union, United Way
June 19: DCI Engineers
June 26: CTA Architects Engineers, Banna Financial Advisors
July 3: Pepsi Cola of Missoula, Community First Care
July 10: Dick Anderson Construction, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Montana Properties

July 17: First Interstate Bank, NorthWestern Energy, All of us Program, Historical Research Associates/Missoula Downtown Foundation
July 24: Mountain Line, MMW Architects
July 31: Montana Dept. of Transportation, A&E, Opportunity Resources
August 7: Peak Health & Wellness, PayneWest Insurance, Biolife Plasma Services
August 14: Missoulian, JCCS
August 21: AAA of Montana, First Security Bank
August 28: Republic Services, Providence Montana

Interested in joining us and becoming a sponsor during Out to Lunch? We’d love to have you. More information can be found here.

The 2019 Out to Lunch performers!

June 5: Jameson and The Sordid Seedz -Reggae, Blues, Soul
June 12: Off in the Woods – Funk, Reggae, Rock
June 19: Big Sky Mudflaps -Swing, Rhythm & Blues, Classic Rock & Roll
June 26: Ed Norton Big Band -Big Band Swing
July 3: Mary Place & Blue Moon -Blues, Funk & Latin Jazz
July 10: Bob Wire -Country Rock, Rockabilly, Rock and Roll, Classic Country
July 17: International Choral Festival
July 24: Western Union -Texas Swing, Classic Country/Swing
July 31: Letter B -Roots/Rock
August 7: The Vintage -Rock, Blues, Folk Rock, Country
August 14: You Knew Me When -Indie Folk-Rock
August 21: Cello Mafia -Pop, Rock, Strings
August 28: Basses Covered – Rock, Country, Jazz, Folk, Doowop

2019 Out to Lunch Children’s Activities!

Along with live music and great food, Out to Lunch will have free children’s activities each week provided by local organizations! The organizations sponsoring each week are will be listed soon.

June 5: Girl Scouts
June 12: Historical Museum at Fort Missoula
June 19: Childbloom Guitar
June 26: Missoula Public Library
July 3: Boys & Girls Club
July 10: International Choral Festival
July 17: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
July 24: Animal Wonders
July 31: Foundation for Community Health
August 7: Travelers’ Rest
August 14: Spark!
August 21: Mismo Gymnastics
August 28: CASA

The 2019 Out to Lunch food vendors!

Baskin Robbins
Big Dipper
Big Thai Country
Bitterroot Bison
Clove Cart Pizza
Covered Wagon
El Cazador
Five on Black
Frigg N Fulla Food Truck
Iron Cakes
Isla’s Lemonade
Kamoon Arabian Cuisine
Lil Orbits
Mountain Berry Bowls
Ninja Mike’s
Pattie Wagon
River City Eats
Sa Wad Dee
Thai Spicy/Noodle Wagon
Vietnam Noodle

In coordination with Missoula’s Zero to Fifty Initiative, we are happy to say all items served at Out to Lunch will be compostable! We can’t get to zero waste without recycling, composting and more! Click for more info on Missoula Compost Collection or Zero by Fifty Missoula.

Please be mindful of the items you use while in Caras Park.

Unable to commit to the full summer, but would like to be added to Guest Vendor list? Submit application(s) & payment(s) to:

Missoula Downtown Association

218 East Main, Suite C

Missoula, MT 59802








Mountain Line, along with our Zero-Fare partners Missoula Parking Commission and Missoula Downtown Association, invite you Out To Lunch every Wednesday during the summer at Caras Park.

Park and ride our trolley for a Zero-Fare and zero-parking-hassle lunch break. The first trolley leaves Splash Montana at 10:45 am. The last trolley leaves Caras Park at 1:45 pm. View full map and schedule here.