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Curious about the ins and outs of this year’s Roots Fest? Check out this year’s online program below!

Coming into Missoula for Roots Fest from out of town? We have dozens of amazing hotels, with many right in Downtown Missoula so you can easily walk to the Festival! For overnight options, visit ~~~~>

Roots Fest doesn’t just happen, it takes amazing community members like you to make the magic happen and produce an amazing event in the Heart of Missoula. Please consider a volunteer shift during the festival. It’s a great way to connect with your community, and we offer some perks too!

You get the following for FREE:

  • River City Roots Festival T-Shirt
  • Wristband (21+)
  • Festival cup
  • Special access to the volunteer hospitality food station

Volunteer slots now open ~~~> SIGN UP HERE

Find Us At

Missoula Downtown Association
218 E. Main St. Ste C
Missoula, MT 59802

Reach Us At

Email [email protected]
Call 406.543.4238

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This Request for Proposal is meant to obtain proposals from interested parties to be the bar service provider for River City Roots Festival – an event produced by the Missoula Downtown Association (MDA).  This RFP process is designed to aid the MDA in selecting a bar service provider(s) who will provide high-quality service to attendees of Roots Fest. Please note that the MDA reserves the right to select more than one service provider.

Roots Fest RFP 2024

Submission Deadline: May 31

Selection Notification: June 26

River City Roots Festival Dates: September 6-7, 2024

Missoula’s Signature Celebration is looking for a local graphic designer to be the creative mind behind the River City Roots Festival logo and poster for 2023! Please provide samples of your work, a letter of interest, and a proposal that includes a price quote. Scope of work must include the following items at minimum: logo, poster.

All completed artwork must be compatible with Adobe Creative Suite and created in a format that graphic elements can be utilized separately as needed by the Downtown Missoula Partnership staff for marketing Roots Fest. Proposals due by January 15, 2023. Selected designer will be notified by February 3, 2023. Selected designer must be able to deliver a finalized logo and poster by Friday, April 7, 2023. Questions and proposal submissions can be directed to [email protected].

Examples of previous posters: