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Sweet Pea Kicks Off In Bozeman

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BOZEMAN -

One of Bozeman's biggest and most popular festivals kicks off tonight.

Organizers say they expect 18,000-20,000 people to attend the festival this weekend.

This year's festival has over 100 arts and crafts including homemade jewelry, art and hand bags.

14 food vendors are set up here at the park including the Chord Rustlers with their famous tater pigs and new this year the Montana Outdoor Science School serving ribs and corn on the cob.

Vendors have traveled from all over to be here this weekend in Bozeman.

"We're really excited. We came a long way and we're really proud of our new product line and excited to share it with everybody," said Alayna Mertens, Wild Flower Bakery in Wisconsin.

"Set-ups been great, the weather is great and it's busy around here," said Ben Labrecque, Labrecque Glass in Idaho. "It seems like a pretty busy fair so we're excited about it."

The festival runs through Sunday at Lindley Park. Organizers say that the festival will stay open rain or shine throughout the weekend. They will only have to postpone some of the performances if there is lightning.

There will be parking at the hospital and the library all weekend.

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