HORSE EXPO is a full weekend of
horse-related events, stallion & breed parade, Stallion
Avenue, Breed Row and Horse Auction, and art displays. This is a
to improve horse-related facilities on the Ravalli County Fair
Grounds, Hamilton, MT. 1st weekend in May
MOTHER'S DAY TEA
at the Daly Mansion (East Side Highway, north of Hamilton).
Saturday before Mother's Day. Call Mansion for more information
MEMORIAL DAY PARADE - Corvallis Main street, 10 AM Memorial Day
BIG SKY FIBER ARTS FESTIVAL is held every other year and features weaving, spinning. 1st weekend in June. Check with the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce for dates.
DARBY FUN DAY - downtown Darby, MT. Arts and crafts, food, entertainment and a street dance. 3rd weekend in June
WESTERN HERITAGE DAYS in Stevensville. Parade and activities and events recalling Stevensville's past. Father's day weekend in June
CHIEF VICTOR DAYS celebrates Victor's past and present with various events. There is a parade, Indian dancing, gunfighter show, band, arts and crafts, street dance and food booths. Main Street in Victor, MT. 2nd weekend in July
SENIOR PRO RODEO is a 2-day event held at the Ravalli County Fair grounds, Hamilton, MT 1st weekend in July
BLUE GRASS FESTIVAL: professional touring bands as well as Montana bands play during this 2-day event held at the Ravalli County Fairgrounds, Hamilton, MT. 2nd weekend in July
STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL is an
ice cream social on a community scale. It features homemade cake
topped with fresh strawberries and vanilla ice cream;
entertainment and prices. Darby fundraiser held at the Main Street
Park in Darby, MT.
3rd weekend in July
DALY DAYS: Hamilton's celebration of the city's founding. Events include: period costumes, Marcus Daly look-alike contest, parade, sidewalk sales, and hospice derby. The mansion and the grounds are open for tours. 2nd weekend in July
MICROBREW FESTIVAL is a Bitterroot Chamber of Commerce fundraiser. Samples of some of the microbrews in the northwest. Hamilton, MT. 2nd weekend in July
ALL NATIONS POW WOW features Native American Dancers and Drummers performing for competition and traditional ceremonies. This event is held at the Daly Mansion grounds, Hamilton, MT. 4th weekend in July
CREAMERY PICNIC is the oldest ongoing community celebration in Montana. Social events, parade, free icecream, crafts, food, games, and street dance. Main Street in Stevensville, MT 1st weekend in August
RAVALLI COUNTY FAIR is an annual event with thousands of agricultural, domestic, school, 4-H and commercial exibits by Ravalli County residents. There are many food booths, a carnival, and a rodeo. Hamilton, MT. There is a parade at 10 AM on Main street in Hamilton the opening day of the fair. Labor Day weekend
BITTERROOM BUILDING ASSOCIATION TOUR OF HOMES : tours of new homes in Ravalli County by local builders. 3rd weekend in August.
APPLE DAYS at the Ravalli County Museum. Craft fair, apples, apple butter, apple cider, and music. 1st weekend in October
WINE FESTIVAL Fund raiser for city of Hamilton for Christmas decorations. Food tasting, with food from local restaurants, caterers, grocery stores and wine tasting at City Hall on 2nd street, Hamilton, MT. 2nd weekend in October
For more information contact BITTERROOT VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE or visit BITTERROOT CHAMBER web site.