Winter is fast approaching and Bozeman is full of amazing and affordable community activities! The case is complete, so we’ll keep you busy this winter with kid-friendly events, 5k races and educational activities. Check out our top 5 Bozeman winter activities below and let the December adventures begin!

If you’re looking for holiday fun and a workout at the same time, Santa’s Run for Education takes place on December 4th and is for such a good cause. This 5 km is $25 for ages 5 to 10 and $35 for ages 11 and up. Beginning at the Babcock behind the Willson Gym at 404 W. Main Street, and ending again on Babcock. Proceeds from the race will be used to celebrate education and exercise, so be sure to include your school in your application. The prizes are varied, but a $500 prize is awarded to the top two clubs or teams sponsored by the participating school. $1,000 to the PACs of the top three participating schools!

Enjoy Bozeman’s longest running outdoor festival, entering its 22nd year, which is super cool! Ha! There are activities on ice as well as film festivals downtown! Climbing through Hyalite Canyon is a tradition in Bozeman, and you can join in the festivities for just $10.00!

This amazing community event is completely free. The Bozeman Winter Market offers everything from produce, art, baked goods, crafts and more! This wonderful event has several dates throughout the year, but it is the only one in December. For a great way to shop locally and get involved in your community, the Bozeman Winter Market has you covered!

This fun and delicious event is free with a Spire subscription! If you participate, take pledges from friends and family per route you ride. The money from the pledge, once the event is over, will go to Montana Mountaineering. Montana Mountaineering strives to break down the financial barriers that prevent people from pursuing mountain pursuits. Passers-by and climbers will get free cookies all day, so this delicious treat with a good cause will be fun for everyone!

Affiliated with the Smithsonian, MOR is a non-profit organization that houses many incredible exhibits and artifacts. MOR is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. This honor is incredibly high and well deserved. For children and adults alike, this museum is fun for the whole family. From the Siebel Dinosaur Complex to the Enduring Peoples exhibits, exploring MOR will ensure a great day out in Bozeman, and you can learn a bit along the way!

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