Cultural Activities

Great Falls, Montana - PEDS 666

Events

January
Blue Jean/Black Tie
PRCA Rodeo Finals

February
Wine and Cheese Festival
Dance of Love
Chili Cookoff

March
C.M. Russell Art Auction
Look for the "Hot Ticket" in each C.M. Russell Art AuctionFriday’s newspaper.

April
Great Falls Testicle Festival

May
Rockin Kabob
Missouri River Dance Company Performance

June
Governor's Cup (in Helena)
Spring Fling Hoop Thing (Basketball tournament)
Lewis & Clark Festival
Taste of Great Falls
Farmer's Market (all summer)
Lewis & Clark Days (June/July)

July
Renaissance Faire

August
Montana State Fair
Shakespeare in the Park

September
Rankin Run
Blues and Brews

October
Art Extravaganza

November
Christmas Collection Bazaar
Festival of Trees
Harvest Howl

December
Christmas Stroll

Cultural Opportunities

Community Concert Association
Heritage State Park
Great Falls Symphony
Shakespeare in the Park (August)
Summer Concert Series (Wednesday nights)
Paris Gibson Square Summer Theatre Group
C.M. Russell Museum
University of Great Falls events
C.M. Russell Art Auction (March)
Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center Children's Theatre

Historical Sites

C.M. Russell original studio
Helena State Capital and historical museum (85 miles)
Ft. Benton (40 miles)
Lewistown, Charlie Russell Choo-chew (100 miles)
Virginia City, Restored Gold Rush town (200 miles)
Marysville, Ghost Town (90 miles)

Recreational Possibilities

Minor League Baseball (Chicago White Sox)
Tennis (summer only)
Golf (4 courses)
Water Skiing (Holter Lake)
Weight Lifting (Nautilus, Universal Athletics, Salvation Army, Heisey Youth Center, Peak)
University of G.F., open swimming and open gym
River's Edge Trail (15-mile trail along the Missouri River)
White Sulfur Springs (90 miles)
Little Belt Mountains – Alpine skiing at Showdown and cross country skiing at
Silvercrest. Biking and hiking in summer (60 miles)
Highwood Mountains – mountain biking and hiking in summer (40 miles)
Bob Marshall Wilderness (85 miles)
Gates of the Mountains Wilderness (near Helena)
Yellowstone National Park – snowmobiling, skiing and hiking (265 miles)
Glacier National Park – hiking (145 miles)
Gibson Park
Giant Springs State Park
Stock car racing (summer)
Horse racing (summer)

Hotels in Great Falls

Great Falls Inn
1-406-453-6000
1400 28th St. So.

Holiday Inn
1-406-727-7200
400 10th Ave. So.

Town House Inn
1-406-761-4600
1411 10th Ave. So.

Heritage Inn
1-406-761-1900
1700 Fox Farm Road