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Whitefish Christmas Stroll | Whitefish, Montana

Festival Event

Free Bar W Guest Ranch Wagon Ride – Peter Siudara Photography

Ages Festival is Appropriate For

All Ages

Join us for lively festivities in picturesque Downtown Whitefish. Whitefish Christmas Stroll is sure to get you in the holiday spirit. Historic Downtown Whitefish will be closed to vehicle traffic during the event allowing pedestrians to move freely among shops, street vendors, and activities and performances. 2018 Schedule to be announced soon.

2019 Event Schedule (schedule - subject to change!)

5pm.............. North Valley Music School Christmas Recital - First Presbyterian Church
6pm......... Alpine Bell Ringers Hand bell Choir Concert - First Presbyterian Church
6pm.............. "WhiteFire" fire dancers - Outside O’Shaughnessy Center/Depot Park
6:20pm......... Tree Lighting Ceremony - Outside O’Shaughnessy Center/Depot Park
6:30pm......... Santa Arrives via Wagon - Outside O’Shaughnessy Center/Depot Park
6:40pm..........Whitefish & Bigfork Dance performance-Main stage, just south of the Winter Carnival Float
6:40-9pm..... Photos w/Santa – STUMPTOWN MARKETPLACE
6:45pm......... Whitefish & Bigfork Dance performance-Main stage in front of the Winter Carnival Float
7:00pm.........Turkey bowling with the Winter Carnival Crew - pin & prizes from Pin n' Cue
7:45pm........"WhiteFire" fire dancers – at Carnival Float on Central Avenue
8:00pm........ Announcement of Window Decorating Contest Winner
8:05pm........Shoppers' Drawing baskets (One basket every five minutes - Grand Prize at 9pm!)

Additional Activities

  • Wagon rides by Bar W Guest Ranch
  • Chestnut roasting - The Village Shop
  • Awkward Family Holiday Photos at the Great Northern Brewery with your donation to Toys 4 Tots or NV Food Bank
  • Warm up at fire pits at various locations on Central Ave
  • Create your own ornament at Stumptown Art Studio
  • Artists selling crafts and local food vendors vending delicious food
  • Stores dressed in their holiday finest - many w/refreshments
  • Get-a-Grip Bounce House
  • Window Decorating Contest Displays
  • Christmas Shoppers’ Registration (Drawing)
  • Visit the Whitefish Winter Carnival Float & Royalty

(Events subject to change - really, they are subject to change!)

Event Setting

Historic Downtown Whitefish, Montana