Join us for Warrior Taste Fest!
Warriors & Quiet Waters (WQW) has been a catalyst for positive change in the lives of post-9/11 combat veterans and their loved ones across the country for 14 years.
Warrior Taste Fest is our signature fundraising event. It's a high-energy event that gives guests the opportunity to sample Montana's finest restaurants, breweries, and distilleries while watching renowned artists "quick finish" art that will be auctioned on-site.
Warrior Taste Fest Tickets
Join us on Friday, September 10 for the 3rd Annual Warrior Taste Fest. Get your tickets now as it is likely to sell out. If you can't join us in person, you can register above to participate in our virtual silent auction. Our silent auction is open now - 8pm on the night of the event.
All advance purchase tickets are at Will Call when you arrive at the party.
Your VIP Ticket will include:
-Early event check-in at 4:45pm
-Doors open at 5pm
-Food and drink
-The opportunity to meet our quick-finish artist
You GA ticket will include:
-Acess to the event at 6pm
-Food and drink
Warrior Taste Fest Schedule of Events
- 4:45PM: Registration for VIP ticket holders open
- 5PM: Doors open for VIP ticket holders, Amanda Stewart Trio starts, artists begin their quick-finishes, vendor booths open, raffle ticket sales start
- 6PM: Doors open for General Admission ticket holders
- 7:30PM: American Legion open bar starts service and Blue Smoke BBQ opens for late night eats
- 7:45PM: Artists finish paintings or sculptures, "Use What You Got" movie plays on mainstage
- 7:55PM: Voting for "Best Under the Big Sky" with dog tags concludes
- 8PM: vendor booths close, National Anthem and Presentation of Colors by Marine Corps League, silent auction closes
- 8:10PM: Welcome by Eugen Graf, Emcee, "Best Under the Big Sky" winners announced
- 8:20PM: Remarks from WQW's CEO, Brian Gilman, Colonel, USMC, (Ret.)
- 8:30: Keynote address from WQW's Chief Program Officer, Saul Martinez, Sgt, U.S. Army, (Ret.)
- 8:45PM: Live auction begins followed by the Pay it Forward Auction