Last weekend, Five Valleys was honored to have been chosen to pour beer and sell drink tickets at the first annual Travelers’ Rest Festival at Big Sky Brewing Company. The two day music festival included concerts by 17 bands, two stages, and expanded festival grounds for the 6,000 attendees.
In exchange for pouring beer and selling drink tickets, Five Valleys received a portion of the beer sales proceeds. In 2016, the Big Sky Brewing Company Summer Concert Series raised $44,000 for conservation in western Montana. This year, proceeds and tips will support the Mount Dean Stone project.
To handle the drink needs of thousands of thirsty festival goers, Five Valleys enlisted the help of over 150 community volunteers—an unprecedented effort. The volunteers worked in shifts to staff the two bars, sell drink tickets at the four ticket booths, and man the Five Valleys information table. Whether in sun, wildfire smoke, rain or the bustle of a festival, our volunteers were nothing short of amazing. Many came back for more than one shift!
On September 24th, Five Valleys will close out Big Sky Brewing Co.’s summer concert season by pouring beer at the Modest Mouse concert. Click here to learn more about, and volunteer for, this event.