Chokecherry Festival - Lewistown, MT - Sep 9 to Sep 9, 2023
Held in the Chokecherry Capitol of Montana and attended by more than 4,000. A chokecherry is a small, maroon-colored fruit with a bitter taste that grows wild in Montana, and can be used in making syrups, jams and jellies, wines, and other delicious foods. The day’s events start out with a pancake breakfast from the Kiwanis Club, pit spitting contests, live entertainment, culinary contests, children’s activities, 5k and 10k, arts & crafts booths, food vendors and more! This annual festival is held in the geographical center of the state, in a town declared by a past governor to be the Chokecherry Capitol of Montana (Stan Stephens, 1991).
Havre Festival Days - Havre, MT - Sep 15 to Sep 17, 2023
Started in 1960 to help Havre finish the summer. Collectible buttons and beer mug, 48 hour softball tournament, quilt show, book sale, pancake breakfast, parade, burger feed and bingo, craft festival, run/walk, and more