Join us for our 4th Annual Warrior Taste Fest!
Warriors & Quiet Waters Foundation (WQW) guides post-9/11 combat Veterans and their loved ones to thrive and find peace, meaning, and purpose through fly-fishing and other inspirational activities in nature.
Warrior Taste Fest is a high-energy fundraising 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 all in support for our nations veterans!
Can't join us in-person, sign-up above to participate in silent auction virtually.
All advance purchase tickets are at Will Call when you arrive at the party.
Your VIP Ticket will include:
- Early event check-in at 5:15pm
- Doors open at 5:30pm promptly
- Designated VIP Parking
- Specialty VIP swag bags
- Entered for a chance to win VIP exclusive raffle prize at event
- Exclusive early access to food & bev tastings - skip the lines
- The opportunity to meet our quick-finish artist
You GA ticket will include:
- Access to the event at 6pm
- Food and drink
- general swag bag
Warrior Taste Fest Schedule of Events
5:15PM: Registration for VIP ticket holders open
5:30PM: Doors open for VIP ticket holders, the band - Fool's Golf starts, artists begin their quick-finishes, vendor booths open
6PM: Doors open for General Admission ticket holders
7:30pm all vendor booths close down for the evening
7:30PM: American Legion open bar starts service and Blue Smoke BBQ opens for late night eats
7:40PM: Artists finish paintings or sculptures & vendor voting ends
7:45PM: National Anthem and Presentation of Colors by Marine Corps League, silent auction closes
7:55PM: Welcome by Aaron Flynt, Emcee - intro speakers
8:00PM: Keynote address from volunteer, program participant and longtime supporter, Laura Barker
8:20PM: Remarks from WQW's CEO, Brian Gilman, Colonel, USMC, (Ret.)
8:25PM: "Best Under the Big Sky" winners announced, winner receives award on stage
8:30PM: Live Auction Begins followed by Pay it Forward Auction