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Admission is $7 per person for attendees 15 years and older. However, you can get a FREE ticket by stopping at any participating MATE vendor or any of the First Interstate Bank locations in Billings, Livingston and Hardin.

Show Admission

Is the MATE and Home & Health Expo free to attend?

YES, admission is free, if you present a ticket at the door.

Without a ticket, admission is $7 per person for attendees 15 years and older.

Where can I get a free ticket?

FREE tickets are available by stopping at any participating MATE vendor or any of the First Interstate Bank locations in Billings, Miles City, Livingston and Hardin.

Do I need a ticket for my kids to attend the show?

Kids 14 and under do not need tickets.

If your kids are over 14 years old, you can get free tickets from any MATE vendor (before the show begins) or print one off the MATE website.

Show Basics

What are the hours of the show?

The show is Thursday and Friday from 10am to 6pm and Saturday from 10am to 5pm.

When is the MATE Show and Home & Health Show?

Traditionally the third week in February.

Vendors at the Show

How can I find out if a company will be at the show?

A list of vendors can be found on the MATE website, by clicking "Vendors" under the "Exhibitor Information" tab.

You can also email the show manager at traci@themateshow.com for specific information

How do I become a vendor?

Contact MATE Show Manager, Traci Marchwinski. Existing vendors get first chance at returning, they must fill out a contact and pay to be guaranteed into the show. If there is still room available it is on a first come, first serve basis for contracts completed and turned in and paid.

The MATE and Home & Health Shows

What is there to do at the MATE Show?

There is something new to see each year! With over 600 indoor booths on display and Bullpen Preview, there's something for everyone to see. When you need to take a break, come and enjoy a bite to eat in the food court. Earn pesticide applicator credits in The MATE Theater as well as learning about current issues affecting the ag industry in this region.

What is there to do at the Home & Health Expo?

Hosting over 100 booths, the Home & Health Show is focused on health screenings, home improvement & d├ęcor, home health equipment, and a host of other health related activities. Billings Clinic & St. V's offer free blood pressure checks and other blood draws for reduced prices. Fasting is usually required for the blood tests. The Montana Wool Growers Association has spinning demonstrations and the Montana Beef Council offers samples and recipes on Saturday. Live cooking demonstrations occur throughout the show. Don't forget to drop your ticket into the drawing drum for your chance to win the grand prize!
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