Montana Winter Festivals & Events Coming Up
Posted on January 22 2020
It may be the middle of winter, but there are plenty of fun community events happening all around! Here are a few of our favorites. Will we see you there?!
Whitefish Winter Carnival: February 7-9
The Whitefish Winter Carnival is filled with activities all weekend long. On Friday, February 7th the Gala is at the Whitefish Lake Restaurant at 6 pm. The silent auction starts at 6 pm and the program and dinner will start at 7 pm. You must have a ticket to attend the Gala and you can purchase your tickets here.
Saturday, February 8th is the annual penguin plunge. Jump into Whitefish Lake and help raise money for the Special Olympics of Montana. The Penguin Plunge is celebrating 20 years this year! Click here to register.
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Looking for activities for the kiddos? Be sure to go to the Whitefish Kiddie Carnival on Saturday, February 8th from 10 am - 1:30 pm at the Whitefish Middle School. There will be games and prizes for kids of all ages.
The Pie Social will be at St. Charles Parish from 12:30-3:00 pm on Saturday. You can come and purchase pie and coffee!
The Grand Parade is on Saturday at 3 pm in downtown Whitefish.
Don't miss out on the Rotary Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, February 9th at Whitefish Moose Lodge.
There is something for everyone all weekend long at the Whitefish Winter Carnival.
Kalispell Chocolate Affair
It's Kalispell's favorite time of the year when...the Chocolate Affair. Businesses along Main St. create tasty chocolate creations for customers to sample. You can collect stamps at each location you go to and enter your card into the Kalispell Downtown Association to win a prize.
Our Kalispell location has been involved in this event since we opened our store. In 2018 we were the 1st place People's Choice winners with our Boozy Brownie Bites. In 2019 we created The Sugar Scene and came in 3rd place in the amateur category.
Mark your calendars for Friday, February 7th from 5-8 pm to come and see what we, and the rest of downtown, have created out of chocolate this year!
Galentine's Day in Missoula & Kalispell
at The Montana Scene
This year we are celebrating Galentine's Day on Thursday, February 13th at both our Kalispell location and Missoula location.
Kalispell will be serving up some chocolate treats and champagne. Grab your ladies and come and shop with us at a special discount! Kalispell will be open late - until 8 pm to celebrate!
Missoula will be hosting a key chain painting party. Come and make a Valentine for your Galentine! Grab a piece of chocolate, dance with us, and shop with us at a special discount. We will even be doing a special Galentine's Day drawing!
Bozeman Winter Crazy Days/President's Day Weekend: February 14th - 17th
Come to downtown Bozeman President's weekend and you will find one of the biggest events of the year. Over 200 merchants are involved in the end-of-winter sales. Check each individual business for store hours.
Our Bozeman location will be open Friday from 10am - 6pm, Saturday from 10am -7pm, Sunday from 10am -5pm and Monday from 10am - 6pm.
Missoula Winter BrewFest: Saturday, February 29th
It's Leap Day and the Winter BrewFest is taking advantage of the extra downtown day! This year is the 10th anniversary, so be ready for an extra special event. There will be over 35 Montana beers, non-alcoholic coffee & hot cocoa served. Come ready to dance with our live DJ!
Bring the kids along from 2-4 pm for free carousel rides, s'mores and visiting the ponies.
Admission is FREE! It is $20 to taste the brews. Your ticket includes a commemorative 7-ounce glass and five beer tokens. You can purchase additional tokens 2 for $3.
Flathead Lake Bigfork Brewfest: Saturday, March 7th
Come spend the afternoon at the Flathead Lake State Park in Bigfork for the Bigfork Brewfest. The event will take place from 2-6pm. The event costs $25 per person ahead of time and $30 at the gate. There will be live music, plenty of food, shopping, and of course...beer! Spam-A-Rama will be paying at 12pm at The Garden Bar. This is one of the largest gatherings brewers from Montana in the state.