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Free Family Series


Jun 29, 2025

Pioneer Park

301 Parkhill Dr.

Free Concert, donations accepted

Relax under the big sky with Billings’ favorite summertime music event. Come early and bring your blanket or lawn chair. Enjoy family activities like the Kids’ Conducting Contest, instrument “petting zoo,” face painting, and food trucks! 

Billings Community Band
Instrument Petting Zoo closed during performance
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!
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 Invincible Eagle. 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!
Billings Symphony Orchestra & guest artist (TBD)
Please see Symphony program for show line up
Instrument Petting Zoo closed during performance; open during intermission


Wilcoxson’s Ice Cream
Texas Twister Drink
Georgette’s Galettes
Snowdrift Snowcones
I’m Cravin’Bar-B-Que
Khanthaly's Eggrolls


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.


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.


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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