Local Events

There is always something fun happening in Whitefish! From local Farmers Markets, to the Whitefish Winter Carnival, to Skijoring and Championship Horse Racing! When you're here, you're bound to have a good time!

Whitefish Winter Carnival

Every first weekend of February brings us the world famous WHITEFISH WINTER CARNIVAL! People come from all over to spend the long weekend here in our town for the many events including the famous Disco Party at the Great Northern Bar, the frigid Penguin Plunge fundraiser event at Whitefish Lake, live music, the World Ski Joring Championships, and last but not least the Whitefish Winter Carnival Parade! Town is in full swing all week long with decorations, fireworks, Yeti`s, Kings & Queens and shenanigans. This is an event you do not want to miss!

The Great Northwest Oktoberfest!

Two weekends of fun in downtown Whitefish! Beer gardens, dancing, food, keg tossing, log sawing contests, and much, much more! One of the biggest Oktoberfest celebrations in the Northwest and one of the best! Ask us about event discounts!
Location: Downtown Whitefish


Pondskim is one of the most fun and exciting events of the year where competitors dress up and attempt to ski and snowboard across a custom built pond. Each round presents a different challenge until every skimmer is a swimmer!
Location: Whitefish Mountain Resort

July 4th Fireworks at City Beach

Thousands of people gather at City Beach for the annual 4th of July firework display over Whitefish Lake! It is one of the largest and most popular shows around! If renting one of our Mountain Harbor properties, you can enjoy the show from the resort`s lake access!
Location: Whitefish City Beach

Whitefish Farmers Market

Every Tuesday evening in the summer the town of Whitefish comes together at the end of Central Avenue for fresh local produce, art, music and food at the local farmers market. Join the fun from 5:00-7:30pm, late May through September.
Location: Depot Park, Downtown Whitefish

Under the Big Sky

Local music festival with a variety of live performances.
Location: 1875 Voerman Rd, Whitefish, MT 59937