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Opening Day! Winter 2021/22 Ski Season at Whitefish Mountain Resort

9:00am - 4:00pm

Opening day at Whitefish Mountain Resort is Tuesday, December 7, 2021 (weather permitting)! #skiwhitefish

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Christmas Stroll in Downtown Whitefish

5:30pm - 9:00pm

Downtown Whitefish

6:00 PM: “WhiteFire” fire dancers – Outside O’Shaughnessy Center/Depot Park
6:20 PM: Tree Lighting Ceremony – Outside O’Shaughnessy Center/Depot Park
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM: Santa Arrives via Bar W Guest Ranch Wagon – Outside O’Shaughnessy Center/Depot Park. Santa will be led by bagpipes down Central Avenue to FORLOH for photos with the help of WHS Drama Club Elves.
7:45 PM: “WhiteFire” fire dancers – at Carnival Float on Central Ave
8:00 PM: Shopper’s Drawing

(Schedule and events subject to change.)

4th Annual Spotted Bear Spirits Cocktail Showdown

6:00pm - 8:30pm

Info to come

Spotted Bear Spirits is hosting their 4th Annual Cocktail Throwdown at Casey’s Whitefish!

Bartenders going head-to-head with FIRE Themed cocktail

This year’s theme is FIRE–this could incorporate live flame, a smoked element, heat–however the finalist bartenders interpret fire into their cocktails. All cocktails use Spotted Bear as the base spirit and can incorporate other alcohols, tinctures and fanciful ingredients.

On December 16th four finalists will go shaker-to-shaker to see who has the chops to be the Spotted Bear Bartender of 2021.

Ugly Sweater Party at Unleashed Wine Bar

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Unleashed Wine Bar downtown Whitefish

Don’t forget to get in the holiday spirit with your ugly sweater!

Live music with Colton Sea!

Colton is an eccentric singer/songwriter who will perform acoustic covers and originals at the winery.

Yuletide Affair – Holiday Concert

7:00 - 9:30pm
  • 12/19/21, 7:00 PM – 12/19/21, 9:30 PM
  • 12/20/21, 7:00 PM – 12/20/21, 9:30 PM
  • 12/21/21, 7:00 PM – 12/21/21, 9:30 PM
Alpine Theatre Project
600 E. 2nd Street
Whitefish, MT 59937


Tier 1 (Blue) Section: $54
Tier 2 (Gold) Section: $49
Tier 3 (Green) Section: $42

Just like Grandma’s fruitcake, we’re back! Join us as we continue the Valley’s hottest holiday tradition – now in its 18th sold-out year!

Whitefish Woody Weekend

All day

All events are free and open to the public. Classic Boat Entry Fee to be announced.


This annual weekend event hosted by The Lodge at Whitefish Lake and sponsored by the Big Sky Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society (ACBS) brings together owners of classic and new wooden boats with enthusiasts to celebrate the beauty and craftsmanship of wooden boats.

With over 36 wooden boats on display, Whitefish Woody Weekend (WWW) spectators can closely appreciate the exquisite attention to detail on these gorgeous vessels. Woody boat owners are on hand to tell the story of their boat, be it a newly built masterpiece or fully restored antique.

Spectator admission to this event is free, and complimentary valet parking is available.

Whitefish Woody Weekend X Schedule

Friday: Wooden Boat Parade on Whitefish Lake, 8-10p

Saturday: Boats in place for public viewing 9a – 6p Cast a vote for your favorite woody to win the “People’s Choice Award!” Live music with Brent Jameson from 1-4p.

Registration opens in January 2022

Under the Big Sky Music Festival


Under the Big Sky Music Festival is a three day event (7/15 – 7/17, 2022) located just a few miles from downtown Whitefish, MT.

Line up – TBD

For more information, please visit: Under The Big Sky (

Huckleberry Days Festival

10:00am - 6:00pm

The 33rd annual Huckleberry Days Arts Festival, will take place August 12-14, 2022 at Depot Park (Railway St. & Central Ave.) in Whitefish, MT. With over 100 artists and craftsmen of fine arts and great food, the festival includes live entertainment like Levitation Nation Aerial Dance and The Living Statue of Montana. Contact the Whitefish Chamber of Commerce for further information: (406) 862-3501 or visit or follow Huckleberry Days Arts Festival on Facebook.

FREE Admission!!