Fourth of July Celebrations Around Montana’s Yellowstone Country 2023

Photo, Kyra Ames

Residents in Montana's Yellowstone Country love the Fourth of July. From one end of the region to the other, communities gather for old fashioned parades, live music, rodeo, great food, and of course, fireworks. Get your rodeo tickets early, these events are popular and sell out quickly!


West Yellowstone

July 4, 2023

Firefighter’s BBQ, 11:00 am- 1:00 pm, West Yellowstone Chamber of Commerce

Farmers Market, 1:00 pm, Museum of the Yellowstone

Pie on the Porch, 1:00 pm, Museum of the Yellowstone.

Buffalo Chip Chuck, 3 pm-5 pm, Pioneer Park Baseball Diamond

Parade, 6:00 pm, route runs right through town, you can't miss it!

Free Music in the Park, 7 pm, Pioneer Park

Wild West Yellowstone Rodeo, 7:00 pm, rodeo grounds west of town.

Fireworks, 10:15 pm, suggested parking on Iris Ave or the Old Airport/80 acres located on the west edge of town off Highway 20.


Big Sky

July 4, 2023

Fourth of July 5K, 9 am, Big Sky Community Park

Firecracker Open Golf Tournament, 10 am, Big Sky Resort Golf Course

Live music and family activities at Big Sky Resort, 12 pm- 3 pm, Big Sky Resort

Music in the Mountains, 6 pm-10:30 pm, Len Hill Park



Lewis and Clark Exhibit at the Livingston Visitor Center, Now through July 29, 2023


July 2-4, Livingston Roundup Rodeo

Parade, Sunday, July 2, 2023, Downtown Livingston, 3 pm

Rodeo, July 2-4, 2023, Park County Fairgrounds, 8:00 pm

Fireworks, July 2-4, after dark


Festival of the Arts

July 2-4, 2023, Depot Park


Cooke City and Silver Gate

July 4, 2023

Parade, Main Street, 10 am

Fireman’s Picnic, in front of the Cooke City/Silver Gate EMS Building, 11 am

Kid’s Games, Cooke City Store, 2 pm

Fireworks at Dark


Red Lodge

July 1, 2023

PRCA Xtreme Bulls, Red Lodge Rodeo Grounds, gates open at 4 pm, event starts at 6 pm

July 2-4, 2023

Fourth of July Parades, Broadway Avenue, 12 pm each day

Home of Champions Rodeo, Red Lodge Fairgrounds, 5:45 pm

Fireworks Show, 10 pm, or after dark



July 4, 2023

Fireworks, Bozeman Softball Complex, 10 pm