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Visiting Montana

Montana enjoys winter recreation from Bear Paw Ski Bowl near Havre and Blacktail Mountain Ski Area south of Kalispell, to Bozeman’s Bridger Bowl and beyond. Take highway 93 north from Missoula to experience Glacier National Park cross-country Ski Trails. The Bitterroot National Forest Cross-Country Ski Trails are convenient to Butte, Helena and Missoula. South of Bozeman and Livingston, enjoy Montana’s Yellowstone Country outside Gardiner on snowmobile or experience the cross country trails through the Gallatin National Forest. The Montana community of West Yellowstone is a gateway to 180 miles of groomed trails in Yellowstone National Park – winter is a season of fun and adventure across Big Sky Country.

For an extreme Montana winter experience check out Hyalite Canyon, south of Bozeman, a mecca for ice climbers. Summer's many waterfalls freeze in winter, creating a wonderland of natural ice climbing formations. Canyon Ferry Reservoir, convenient to Helena, Great Falls and Butte is a hub for the excitement of Montana’s ice boating. West Yellowstone’s Rendezvous Ski Trails offer 35 kilometers of groomed trails for skate skiing – Montana is full of winter adventures.

West Yellowstone Montana is considered by many as the snowmobile capital of the world, and is also a popular winter hot spot for cross-country skiers. West Yellowstone is home of the Yellowstone Rendezvous Race one of North America’s premier cross country marathon races.

The 2013 Yellowstone Rendezvous Race is held March 2nd, featuring six races ranging in distance from 2k to 50k. The community of West Yellowstone adds to the weekend's festivities with fun at the West Yellowstone Ice Rink and the Kid’s Sledding Hill. Enjoy classic winter fun in West Yellowstone.

Billings, located along Interstate 90 through southern Montana, keeps warm during the winter by cheering on Rocky Mountain College men’s and women’s basketball teams at Rocky’s Fortin Center. Not far up the road, the Montana State University Billings Yellowjackets basketball teams put on a show for visitors on their home court at Alterowitz Gymnasium. Billings Hockey Fans head for Centennial Ice Arena on game nights when the Billings Bulls face off with opponents.

Come spring, Billing’s Rimrock Auto Arena welcomes the Built Ford Tough Series Professional Bull Riders to town. Catch the 2013 excitement April 5th through the 7th and see the world’s top bull riders compete for the championship buckle. Rimrock Auto Arena is part of the Billings MetraPark multifacility events campus.

The Montana Pavilion and Expo Center at MetraPark host the state’s largest agricultural trade show. MATE, the annual Montana Agri-Trade Exposition is held in Billings February 14th through 16th. Marking the 37th year for MATE, visitors browse more than 425 exhibitors that will fill the Expo Center, with the Northern Rodeo finals hosted during the evenings. Billings is the place if livestock and agriculture are your business.

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Montana Events

May 2015

May 7 – October 1, 2015
Whitefish Gallery Nights Art Walk

The free Whitefish Gallery Nights is a public event happening every Thursday night from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Art Walk features 12 participating shops and galleries, plus live music, refreshments, and exhibitions in downtown Whitefish.

June 2015

June 6 – September 5, 2015
Bigfork Summer Playhouse Live Theatre

The Bigfork Summer Playhouse 2015 Season features hits like The Addams Family, Annie, Footloose, and more at the Bigfork Center for the Performing Arts in Bigfork.

June 2 – September 29, 2015
Downtown Whitefish Farmers' Market

The free Downtown Farmers' Market is held every Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the north end of Central Avenue. Browse crafts, local produce, and baked goods while enjoying live music.

July 2015

July 3 – 5, 2015
Whitefish Arts Festival

The free Whitefish Arts Festival offers arts and crafts, music, and live entertainment in Depot Park.

July 9 – August 1, 2015
Alpine Theatre Co. Season

Don't miss the Alpine Theatre Co. perform Chicago, Ring of Fire, and Big Fish this summer at the Whitefish Performing Arts Center.

July 17 – 19, 2015
47th Annual Arts in the Park Festival

Presented by the Hockaday Museum of Art, the 2015 Arts in the Park Festival features over 100 juried craft booths, live music, food, kids activities, and a beer/wine garden. Held in downtown Kalispell at Depot Park.

July 22 – 26, 2015
2015 Columbia Falls Heritage Days

Don't miss the Columbia Falls Heritage Days, with the 2015 theme "Pride of Columbia Falls." Fun includes vendors, music, parade, games, and a rodeo to celebrate Glacier National Park's Centennial.

July 23, 2015
Piecing Together a Changing Planet: Climate Change in America’s National Parks

A display of 26 quilts created by 22 Florida artists to demonstrate climate change affecting National Parks at the Hockaday Museum of Art.

July 2015

July 28, 2015
Always...Patsy Cline

The Whitefish Theatre Co. show based on a true story about Cline's friendship with a fan from Houston at the O’Shaughnessy Center.

August 2015

August 7 – 9, 2015
2015 Huckleberry Days Arts Festival

The Huckleberry Days Arts Festival features 100 artists and food vendors, kids activities, and a huckleberry dessert bake-off contest at Depot Park in downtown Whitefish.

August 19, 2015
2015 Northwest Montana Fair

The annual NW Montana Fair & Rodeo is three nights of rodeo at the Flathead County Fair Grounds, plus a fair parade along Main Street in downtown Kalispell.

August 22, 2015
2015 S.N.O.W. Bus Brewfest

Held at Depot Park, the S.N.O.W. Bus Brewfest offers 15 beer samples from local microbreweries and more.

August 30 – September 6, 2015
Crown Of The Continent Guitar Festival & Workshop

The 2015 COCGF Festival & Workshop is a six-day event offering classes, workshops, and jam sessions in jazz, rock, blues, and more. Held at the Flathead Lake Lodge in Bigfork.

September 2015

September 10, 2015
28th Annual Taste of Whitefish

The 2015 Taste of Whitefish features samples from local restaurants, caterers, and beverage companies at the O'Shaughnessy Center in Whitefish.

September 12, 2015
Great Fish Community Challenge

The Fish 5K Fun Run & Community Fair is held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Depot Park in downtown Whitefish.

September 24 – 26, 2015
Great Northwest Oktoberfest

A two weekend event at the Whitefish Depot Park, featuring Local's Night, Family Day, and live music by Europa.

Best Western Rewards

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