For our first ever winter weekend, we will be partnering with the President’s Office, Office of Student Engagement and ASMSU to participate in the Bobcat Birthday Bash. Below you can find the list of events and times for the weekend. Come celebrate 125th years of Montana State University with us!

Friday February 16th:

4:00pm-5:00pm

Coffee with your MSU Dean of Students: Join our Dean of Students staff for a cup of hot coffee and conversation. Event will be held in the Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship building foyer. Coffee and light snacks will be provided.


Saturday February 17th:

10:00am-7:00pm

125th Birthday Bash Celebration: Join the celebration for MSU's 125th anniversary at the heart of campus on the Centennial Mall. This all-day event will feature ice skating, a Ferris wheel, music, food, tours of campus programs and inspiring lectures. Join us on the Centennial mall and become more acquainted with the programs and people of Montana State.

 

12:00am-5:00pm

Student Winter Games: The Associated Students of MSU (ASMSU) and Office of Student Engagement presents the student winter games! The event will feature opening ceremony, 3-legged snowshoe race, human bowling, cross country skiing and broom ball. Events will take place on the Intramural Fields and in Romney Oval. Enjoy an afternoon of watching the festivities featuring our students!

Looking for extra activities to do while you’re in Bozeman? Here are the BPFP’s top recommendations!

Breakfast Options: Interested in grabbing a bite of breakfast before heading out of town? Here are some local favorites: Nova Café, Jam!, The Western Café, Mainstreet Overeasy, Sola Café, Bagelworks, Cat Eye Café, Red Chair, Bagels Etc., the Coffee Pot, Lot G, Feed Café, and Storm Castle Café. Find other downtown breakfast locations at http://downtownbozeman.org/

Religious Services: Look over the Bozeman Daily Chronicles list of services in the Gallatin Valley, click here for more information.

Visit a Museum The Museum of the Rockies and Montana State have a close relationship allowing for our students to reap the benefit. The MOR not only has world renown dinosaur exhibits, but also boasts rotating displays year round.  Museum of the Rockies, 600 W Kagy Blvd, Bozeman, MT 59717

Do you prefer something with less scales and more recent historical advancements? We recommend visiting the Computer Science Museum. 2023 Stadium Drive #1A, Bozeman, MT 59715

Enjoy Winter In Bozeman: Enjoy Bozeman’s picturesque winter scenery with a day on the slopes at either Bridger Bowl Ski Hill or Big Sky Resort. If you prefer ice over snow, check out the Haynes Pavilion Ice rink (901 N Black Ave, Bozeman, MT 59715), or see this list of public parks now converted into skating zones.

Grab a bite and shop a bit Visit historic Downtown Bozeman for some delicious food and amazing shopping. Visit www.downtownbozeman.org for more information. Map and business directory www.downtownbozeman.org/uploads/Map.pdf.

Enjoy a Gallery Visit the Helen E. Copeland Gallery located in Haynes Hall, the School of Architecture main gallery located just inside the front East side of Cheever Hall, and the Exit Gallery located in the Strand Union Building. 

Take a Hike Even in winter, Bozemanites hit the trails. Visit the Outdoor Recreation Center located on West Lincoln Street adjacent to the Roskie Hall Parking Lot and Intramural Fields. Those interested in area hikes should stop by to receive maps and directions. Outdoor Recreation Center, 1401 West Lincoln Street, Bozeman, MT 59715.

Evening entertainment: Check out the Bozone Publication for all musical performances, sports events, local classes, and any other unique Bozeman events. Find out about events at  http://bozone.com. If you are looking for more casual entertainment, take a stroll in downtown Bozeman! All businesses listed here.

Thank you for attending the 2018 Spring Parent and Family Weekend! We hope you enjoy your time in Bozeman!


 

Additional Information for Attendees: 

 

Enjoy a Gallery Visit the Helen E. Copeland Gallery located in Haynes Hall, the School of Architecture main gallery located just inside the front East side of Cheever Hall, and the Exit Gallery located in the Strand Union Building.

 

Take a Hike Even in winter, Bozemanites hit the trails. Visit the Outdoor Recreation Center located on West Lincoln Street adjacent to the Roskie Hall Parking Lot and Intramural Fields. Those interested in area hikes should stop by to receive maps and directions. Outdoor Recreation Center, 1401 West Lincoln Street, Bozeman, MT 59715.

 

Evening entertainment: Check out the Bozone Publication for all musical performances, sports events, local classes, and any other unique Bozeman events. Find out about events at  http://bozone.com. If you are looking for more casual entertainment, take a stroll in downtown Bozeman! All businesses listed here.

 

Thank you for attending the 2018 Spring Parent and Family Weekend! We hope you enjoy your time in Bozeman!