Fall Montana Festivals
Enjoy the food and fun at one of these fall festivals in Montana. Don’t underestimate the power of a select number of festivals. You only need one good party to create a lifetime of memories. Find weekend things to do in September and October. And after you have indulged in Oktoberfest in Montana, you’ll be ready for anything!
Last Major Update:
Chokecherry Festival – Lewiston, MT - September 12, 2015
25th anniversary event. Held in the Chokecherry Capitol of Montana and attended by more than 4,000. A chokecherry is a small, maroon-colored fruit that grows wild in Montana.
Boulder Music & Art Festival – Boulder, MT - September 12-13, 2015
Live local music, artists’ creations. Free admission. Always the first full weekend in September after Labor Day.
Germanfest – Missoula, MT - September 13, 2015
A free German festival in Caras Park. Traditional food, beer, music, folk dancing, chicken dance, keg tapping, commemorative steins and kids activities.
Townsend Fall Fest – Townsend, MT – October 2-4, 2015
Friday evening is music, beer and brats. Oktoberfest, arts & crafts, food vendors. Saturday parade; Sunday car show.
McIntosh Apple Day – Hamilton, MT - October 3, 2015
Bake sale, arts & crafts, food and produce from the Hamilton Farmers Market. It is followed by Apple Night, a hard cider fest with local food, cider and music.
Tamarack Festival & Brewfest – Seeley Lake, MT - October 10-11, 2015
Montana Fall Brewers Festival – Missoula – October 16, 2015
Friday evening from 2 to 8 PM.
HarvestFest – Billings – October 10, 2015
NILE Lou Taubert Cattle Drive and Parade, pumpkin pie baking contest, Merchant Gift Basket Raffle, live entertainment, vendors and more. Attended by more than 5,000.
Last Year’s Events
Ashland Labor Day Pow Wow – Ashland, MT – August 29 – September 1, 2014
Saco Fun Days – Saco, MT - August 29-31, 2014
Big Sky Mountainfest – Big Sky, MT - August 29-31, 2014
Belgrade Fall Festival – Belgrade, MT – September 19-20, 2014
Reed Point Running of the Sheep – Reed Point, MT – August 31, 2014
Taste of Whitefish – Whitefish, MT – September 4, 2014
Treasure State Flywheelers Heritage Festival -
They have the dates for the weekend event listed as a Thursday and Friday. VisitMt.com is reporting the dates as 9/20 & 9/21, which seems more likely. Located in Great Falls, Montana.
Sugarbeet Festival – Chinook, MT – September 26-28, 2014
Montana Dragon Boat Festival – Bigfork, MT - September 13-14, 2014
Havre Festival Days – Harve, MT – September 19-21, 2014
Tizer Gardens Scarecrow Festival – Jefferson City – September 28, 2014 (anticipated date)
Western Montana Wine & Beer Festival – Missoula, MT – Sept 12, 2014
Dillon Festival of Trees – Dillon, MT – Nov 21-22, 2014
Chinook Parade of Lights, Christmas Stroll & Festival of Trees – Chinook, MT – Nov 28-29, 2014
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