Butte Days Festival
Friday, 8/26/2022 to Sunday, 8/28/2022
MISSION & SPIRIT - Honor, Highlight and Serve our Veterans and Communities of Montana. Moreover, fostering unity for “All” - “Melting Pot” that makes up Montana and Butte - no matter your background, religion, ethnicity and such.
All Veterans Count, Inc., inaugural year raised and allocated Five Thousand + w/ 1st Annual Butte Days Festival, AVC Bars & Classic Cars Poker Run 2021 & In-Kind Donations from Friends and Sponsors/Businesses.
FEW ORGANIZATION(S) THAT RECEIVED FUNDS TO DATE: - Butte Silver Bow/Montana Tech LGBTQ+ Presents 2022 Pride Festival - NEX GEN Fight Night/Fundraiser/Promotions - KBMF 102.5FM Independent Radio Broadcasting Pledge Drive - Cherry Creek Classic Car Cruise Night – June 29th, 2022, Montana Tavern Association/Non-Profit/Marketing and Butte Silver Bow Tavern Association/Non-Profit/Free Ride Program - Tuesday, June 7th, 2022 Check Presentation/Press Coverage (Butte – Silver Bow “VISIT A VET” SW Veteran Organization, Veterans of Foreign War Chapter 1448, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program and American Legion Post #1
BUTTE DAYS FESTIVAL/FUNDRAISER PROGRAM/SCHEDULE:
2ND ANNUAL BUTTE DAYS FESTIVAL THEME – EARLY 1900’S “BIG BUTTE” MINER’S BROTHELS & BOOZ
Friday - Aug. 26th, 2022 (KICK-OFF EVENT) W/ COMEDY & HYPNOTIST SHOW W/ “GABRIEL HOLMES” - TICKETED & OUTDOOR EVENT/RAIN OR SHINE @ DRUNK’N MINER SALOON - 1800 MEADOWLARK LANE, BUTTE
Join us for a night Mesmerizing and Gut-Wrenching Laughter and Electric Performances with variety of Montana, Hometown, Butte and Fame Celebrity Comedian & Hypnotist “Gabriel Holmes”
- Variety of Food Vendors, N/A & Beer/Spirits Beverages,
- Gambling (Inside Casino)
- 50/50 Fundraiser Raffle during Show. * Open to all ages - However, any guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by adult supervision/parental guidance and show maybe sensitive to some audiences.
• 6PM - Doors Open/Will Call (TICKETED & OUTDOOR EVENT/RAIN OR SHINE) • 7:30PM to 9:30/9:40PM – Butte Days Kickoff Party - Comedy & Hypnotist Night - Show • 9:45PM to 2AM - “LAUGH OUT LOUD” COMEDY MEET & GREET/AFTER PARTY INSIDE FRONT BAR (OPEN TO PUBLIC - AGE 18 +)
Cocktails with Comedians inside front bar of Drunk’n Miner Saloon w/ Special DJ after Comedy & Hypnotist Show - chance for guests up close & “Meet & Greet” Celebrity Comedian and Local Comedian Artists, Producer and Creative Team.
Saturday - August 27th, 2022 (Afternoon Events)
BUTTE DAY PARADE BUTTE PLAZA MALL - 3100 HARRISON AVE.
• 11:45AM to 12:30PM - 2022 Parade and Festival Theme - Early 1900’s Mining/History of “Big Butte” - Parade route: Check-In/Registration. Parade includes Grand Marshall voted by Butte-Silver Bow Community, Distinguished Veteran, Business/Brand/ Themed Floats, Classic Vehicles, ATV’s, Bikes, Walking Group 2 + people, Individual/Politician/Business Representatives by Businesses and Brands, Military Branch’s Representatives, Civil Air Patrol, Veteran Representatives/Organizations, Non - Profit Groups, LGBTQ+ Groups and much more. All is welcome! Proudly Uniting and Calling “ALL” Who Makes Montana and Big Butte Amazing!
• 1PM - Butte Day Parade Commences/Rolls Out (FREE TO PUBLIC/SPECTATORS) Parade route begins at Butte Plaza Mall, proceed Southbound Lane of Harrison Ave., turn right on Meadowlark Lane - ending parade route at Drunk’n Miner’s Classic Vehicle, ATV/Extreme Vehicles & Bikes “Show & Shine” – Car Show @ 1800 Meadowlark Lane, Butte
Register for Butte Day Parade & Drunk'n Miner's Classic Vehicles, ATV's & Bikes "Show & Shine" @ https://www.zeffy.com/en/ticketing/d6f490d1-ec90-4d1a-b458-83f7f738b94b or @ Drunk'n Miner Saloon
DRUNK’N MINER’S “SHOW & SHINE” - CAR SHOW MILITARY DISPLAYS / KIDS CARNIVAL / EXHIBITS - TRADESHOW (Free to Public & All Ages Welcome – Outdoor Event / Rain or Shine)
• 2PM to 5/7PM – HOSTED BY JASON & ASPEN NOLES (BOTH VETERANS OF THE ARMED FORCES) * 3PM - Veterans, Military & Civil Public Servants Honorary Ceremony * 3:30PM – Live Music * 5PM - “Best of Show” & 50/50 Raffle/Drawing Winner(s) Announced * 5:15PM to 6:15/6:30PM - Live Music
SATURDAY - AUG. 27TH , 2022 (EVENING FESTIVITIES)
4TH ANNUAL QUEENS & COCKTAILS DRAG REVUE PRESENTS DRUNK’N MINER’S BORDELLO “LADIES OF THE NIGHT” - Open to all ages - However, any guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by adult supervision/parental guidance and show maybe sensitive to some audiences.
With the TREMENDOUS support and attendance of each years Queen & Cocktails Drag Revue from Las Vegas – Show is an Hour & Half of High Energy, Interactive and Pure magic! – Hosted by Montana’s Drag Icon Hexx Shadow from Bozeman, MT., along w/ Famed Disney Actor Pip Kennedy as Honey Hart from Portland, OR.
Both sharing the stage w/ a large cast of phenomenal Montana and Idaho Performers/talent.
Multiple Food Vendors, 50/50 Fundraising Raffle for All Veterans Count, Prizes to make the and Night of Electric and Exciting - held at the Drunk’n Miner Saloon – Copper Spirits Casino @ 1800 Meadowlark Lane, Butte • 6PM - Doors Open/Will Call • 7:30PM to 10PM – Q&C Presents Drunk’n Miner’s Bordello “Ladies of the Night” Drag Show • 10PM to 2AM - Q&C “LADIES of the NIGHT” @ MINER’S BORDELLO – UNTUCK/AFTER-PARTY IN FRONT BAR (OPEN TO PUBLIC – AGE 18 +) “Mingle or Dance the Night Away” with the Cast, Friends and Special Guest DJ
Details, Tickets & VIP Tables Available @ https://buttedaysevents2022.eventbrite.com or stop into @ Drunk'n Miner Saloon
Sunday - Aug. 28th, 2022 (MORNING/AFTERNOON EVENTS) • 10AM to 3PM - Butte Days Finale & Fundraising Brunch hosted by All Veterans Count & American Legion Silver Bow Post # 1 - outside dining @ Drunk'n Miner Saloon (Suggested Donation Plated Brunch) – Bloody Mary/Caesar Bar and Live Music, Family Activities, Raffle & Prizes (OUTDOOR EVENT & ALL AGES WELCOME)
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