Carnivals, Oktoberfest, chili feeds, comedy, raptors and runs. Lots of family-friends options of fun things to do in the Bozeman area this first weekend of October.

Thursday, September 30th - Sunday, October 3rd: Carnival Fall Fest at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds - Open Thursday and Friday at 4pm, Saturday and Sunday at Noon. Wristbands $25.00. Rides, games and food vendors. North Star Amusements.

Friday, October 1st: Bridger Ski Foundation Oktoberfest at Bodhi Farms - (13624 South Cottonwood, Bozeman) Tickets are $150 in advance, available at the link above. Includes beer, wine, appetizers, dinner, live auction, online auction and music by Walcrik. Live auction and online auction too. Benefits the BSF programs.

Friday, October 1st: Outlaw Country Dancers Honky-Tonk at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds - Happens 7pm to 11pm. Indoor area. No alcohol is allowed at this event. This is a family friendly dance. Admission: Singles: $6, Couples: $10.

Friday, October 1st: Gabriel Rutledge A Night of Stand-up at Last Best Comedy - Happening 8pm to 9:30pm. "A past winner of both the Seattle International Comedy Competition and The Laughing Skull Comedy Festival in Atlanta". Tickets are $15.

Friday, October 1st: Monthly Treasure State Classics Car Club Meet at The Garage Bozeman - Happening 7pm to 9pm. Members and those interested are welcome to come talk about cars, current project builds, Car Shows and Cruises and enjoy good company.

Friday, October 1st: Game Night Live Trivia at Bar IX - (311 East Main, downtown Bozeman) FREE to play with prizes for winners. Happening 6pm to 8pm.

Saturday, October 2nd - Sunday, October 3rd - Bridger Raptor Festival 2021: This is a FREE event and family friendly. Raptor Festival events include raptor viewing, nature walks and talks, educational programs and activities. We have the largest Golden Eagle migration in the country!

Saturday, October 2nd - Sunday, October 3rd: Model Railroad Display at the Gallatin Valley Mall - Free to check out the display. Montana NTRAK will have a model train display at the Macy's court at the Gallatin Valley Mall during regular mall hours.

Saturday, October 2nd: Saturday Supper Club Dance Event at Starlite - (622 East Tamarack, Bozeman) A Monthly Dance Club for Couples. Event includes a Country Two Step dance lesson + dinner + drinks. Limited to 8 couples each night | Cost is $171 per couple. All dance experience levels welcome. (Childcare onsite Available. $30 per Child, multi-child discount.) Tickets available at the link above. Time: 5:30 – 8:00 PM

Saturday, October 2nd: Belgrade Fall Festival - An all day event with high school sports, a parade, car show, 5K run, pancake breakfast, BBQ lunch and a vendor fair. Celebrate all that Belgrade has to offer AND the weather is supposed to be great.

Sunday, October 3rd: Bozeman Brewery and Bike Solar Tour - Happening 2:30pm to 6pm. Celebrating area solar projects! A brewery tour as well as a bike tour to nearby solar systems.

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