Volunteers needed for Bozeman Sweet Pea Festival

48th annual event Aug. 4-6

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Looking to have some fun at a fabulous Bozeman event?

The Sweet Pea Festival of the Arts in Bozeman is seeking volunteers for their 46th annual Festival Aug. 4-6

The Sweet Pea Festival, is always the first full weekend in August in Bozeman’s Lindley Park, and it requires hundreds of volunteers. Opportunities include festival set up and tear down, manning admissions gates, the temporary box office, flower show, selling Festival merchandise and assisting with children’s activities. 

Each volunteer shift is three hours in duration. Volunteers completing at least one three-hour shift will receive a special volunteer wristband for free admission to the Festival. For more information or to view and sign up for available volunteer openings, please visit the Festival website at


The Sweet Pea Festival is a three-day festival of the arts held in Bozeman, Montana, since 1978. Festival dates are always the first full weekend in August with other events, such as Chalk on the Walk starting off the festivities of Sweet Pea Week. The Festival includes everything from music, theatre and dance to children’s activities, an Artist Marketplace with artists from Bozeman and around the country, and adult painting workshops. The Sweet Pea Festival is committed to its mission statement of “promoting and cultivating the arts.”

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Hundreds of volunteers run and organize this annual event, a testament to the community’s desire for its ongoing success. All monies raised above what is needed to operate the Festival are given back to the community in the form of grants for the arts, art education, and special projects in the Bozeman area.

Here is a schedule of events for the Sweet Pea Festival in Bozeman

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