Deadication Festival coming to Columbia Falls

The Deadication Festival will come to Columbia Falls on Saturday, Aug. 27, with a host of cool bands and even a little yoga in between. The one-day event will be held in Marantette Park from noon to 9 p.m. Gates will open at noon and performances begin at 1 p.m.

The festival promotes a family-friendly atmosphere while supporting local businesses and musicians.
Scheduled performers are Brad Parsons, The Watters, Gispy Moon, Cure for the Common, and Fruition, in that order. There is a scheduled yoga break between the set by The Watters and Gispy Moon and another between Gispy Moon and Cure for the Common. These 30-minute yoga “tweener” classes will be taught by Lauren K. Walker. Following Cure for the Common’s set is a raffle.
The final performance, by Fruition, begins at 7 p.m and will finish at 9 p.m, when the festival closes.
This year’s vendors include Wrap and Roll, Pig & Olive, Saucy Dogs, and Whitefish Hostel Cafe for food. Stonefly/Chamber Bar, Bubble Tea, Glacier Shaved Ice and Cowgirl Coffee will be offering beverages.
Other vendors include On U Designs, Hippi Hut, Younique, Local Lifestyle, Get a Grip, Tree of Life, the Mischief Collective, DyeDreams, Raye Works, and Emily Torch, offering jewelry, clothing, candles, woodwork, and other goods.
The Deadication Festival works with local nonprofits every year to raise money for various causes. This year, the event will benefit Montana Kayak Academy. Montana Kayak Academy provides youth between the ages of 8 and 18 with free introductory clinics and knowledge to implement eco-friendly tactics.
Advance tickets are $15 each and can be purchased at Tickets at the gate will be $20. Admission is free for kids age 12 and younger.
For more information, or call 406-890-3067.