BITTER ROOT VALLEY CALENDAR OF EVENTS

HORSE EXPO is a full weekend of horse-related events, stallion & breed parade, Stallion Avenue, Breed Row and Horse Auction, Western geat, supplies and art displays. This is a fund raiser to improve horse-related facilities on the Ravalli County Fair Grounds, Hamilton, MT.    1st weekend in May

MEMORIAL DAY PARADE in 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  in downtown Darby, MT. Arts and crafts, food, entertainment and a street dance.       3rd weekend in June

WESTERN HERITAGE DAYS in Stevensville. Parade 10 am. Activities recalling Stevensville's past.        Father's day weekend 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 old-fashioned 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

MARCUS 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.      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. Parade starting at IGA and going north on main street, social events, icecream, crafts, food, games at the park, 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. Fair Grounds, Hamilton, MT. There is a parade at 10 AM on Main street in Hamilton the opening day (Wednesday) 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, 205 Bedford, Hamilton Montana 59840
Phone: 406-363-3338.      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