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Free Family Series

SYMPHONY IN THE PARK

Sunday
Jun 23, 2024

7:00PM

Pioneer Park

301 Parkhill Dr

Donations Encouraged

Bring your blanket or lawn chair and relax to an evening of music under our big Montana sky. Come early to this family-centered event and enjoy the popular Kids’ Conducting Contest, an instrument “petting zoo,” face painting, ice cream, and various beverage vendors and food trucks!

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*Face painting will be done by Facepainting by Kimberly

5PM
Billings Community Band
Instrument Petting Zoo closed during performance
6PM
Instrument Petting Zoo open 6–6:45PM
Ever wonder how much breath it takes to play a tuba or flute? Or how a violin or cello bow feels in your hand? Thanks to Eckroth Music, you can experience instruments up close. This free hands-on event is fun for the whole family!
6:45PM
Kids Conducting Contest
This annual tradition has become a favorite for the young and the young at heart. Children are invited to come down to the front of the stage at 6:45PM to conduct a march by John Philip Sousa. Guest judges will select four finalists who then vie for a chance to conduct the orchestra on Sousa’s The Liberty Bell March. We’re excited to welcome back all our budding musicians! Wands are available for purchase at the Symphony information tent. | Sponsored by Mayor Bill & Anne Cole
Wands are available for purchase at the Symphony Information Tent for just $2!
7PM
Billings Symphony Orchestra & Symphony in the Park Vocalist Contest Winners
Please see Symphony program for show line up
Instrument Petting Zoo closed during performance; open during intermission

 

*CONCESSIONS/FOOD TRUCKS
Wilcoxson’s Ice Cream
UberBrew
Texas Twister Drink
Opa Grill
Georgette’s Galettes
The Rollin Donut
Snowdrift Snowcones
Crepe Diem
I’m Cravin’Bar-B-Que
Rollin Ritos
Khanthaly's Eggrolls
Pops Tots
Antoinette's Cajun Cuisine

 

RESERVED PARKING
For $10, you can reserve parking in the Senior High parking lot, located adjacent to Pioneer Park. A golf cart shuttle will be available to drive you right to the action! Parking passes can be purchased in advance online (click on BUY TICKETS above) or the day of (cash only). Limited spots are available and are first come, first served. Handicapped parking (with proper permit) is available for no fee.

 

RESERVED SEATING
Bring your own lawn chair and enjoy creek side seating under a shade tent—complete with cash bar, so you can have it Made in the Shade! Purchase a $15 wristband online (click on BUY TICKETS above),at the Billings Symphony office in advance or day of at the event (cash only). Seating is limited and is first come, first served.

 

GOLF CART SHUTTLE
We offer a golf cart shuttle at no charge from two locations. Pickup and drop-off at Third Street West (by the wading pool in Pioneer Park) and at the far edge of the Senior High parking lot (back north corner).Tips are accepted and will benefit our Symphony education programs.
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Sponsors

Free Family Series Sponsor

Premier Sponsor

SIP Title Sponsor

Lead Sponsors

SIP Lead Sponsors

Supporting Sponsor

Kids Conducting Contest Sponsor

SIP Kids Conducting Contest Sponsor

Bucket Brigade Sponsor

Instrument Petting Zoo Sponsor

Ice Cream Sponsor

Food trucks

Beverage Vendors