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
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
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
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