Yellowstone Bus Tours to celebrate10 years in Livingston

Enterprise Staff

The Yellowstone Bus Tours seen driving around town in a 1938 vintage Yellowstone bus throughout the summer just turned ten and locals are planning a celebration.

On Memorial Day weekend in downtown Livingston, where the historic Livingston tours began, the celebration will be held from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday May 27 in the American Bank parking lot, underneath the Livingston mural painted last summer.

Livingston Downtown Building Owners association will have live music, food with BBQ hamburgers and hot dogs and pop for a cost, as well as free bus tours in the bus, according to a LDBO news release.

Many of the downtown stores will be having sidewalk sales. There will be stations with all kinds of fun and a map to get to them. Throughout town will be a squirt-gun fight,, a stick horse race, sidewalk art, face painting and bubbles.

Residents also have the option to come dressed for the occasion as Livingston figures like mountain men, cowboys, Calamity Jane and other popular, historic .

Jammer Trust President Bruce Austin has loaned the community its bus for going on ten years, according to the release.

The tours have been delivered by 19 volunteer drivers and docents who have given their time over the years. The tours have been funded by donations from Livingston community members as well as some businesses and non-profit organizations in the community.

The regular season tours start Thursday, June 1 and run Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., starting at the Livingston Depot Center. The tours run throughout the summer.