Special Events near our Whitefish Hotel
There is always something fun and exciting to do in Whitefish, MT, and the surrounding areas near the Pine Lodge hotel and Glacier National Park. However, every once in a while there are extra special events happening in the community! Here are a few highlights that we look forward to every year that visitors are always welcome to attend. We hope you will join us!
Annual Event Highlights
Aug. 12-14, 2022: Huckleberry Days
Huckleberry Days is an Art Festival with over 100 artists and food vendors, live entertainment, a huckleberry dessert bake-off contest and a mobile climbing wall for kids.
Sept. 15-17, 2022: Whitefish Songwriter Festival
The Whitefish Songwriter Festival takes place over three days in September. This event will feature over 20 songwriters from across North America performing in 30+ shows, right here in Whitefish! Shows will take place in our local theaters, restaurants, coffee shops, and bars, with proceeds from the festival going toward promoting music education in Whitefish and Flathead Valley.
Sept. 22-24 AND Sept. 29 – Oct. 1, 2022: Great Northwest Oktoberfest
A festive autumn event complete with authentic German music, food, beer, stein-holding and keg hurling contests, and a traditional Volksmarch. This event is held at Depot Park in downtown Whitefish.
For more details, please visit www.explorewhitefish.com.
Feb. 3-5, 2023: Whitefish Winter Carnival
Considered one of America’s best winter carnivals, Montana has celebrated its Winter Carnival for generations. Events include a “Penguin Plunge” (a hole is cut in Whitefish Lake and participants “plunge” into it for charity), an old fashioned Main Street Parade, Pie Social, Torchlight Ski Parade, and more.
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