An Evening at the Bigfork Summer Playhouse to watch Annie

Bigfork Summer Playhouse, Bigfork, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2015

The Bigfork Summer Playhouse is a local’s favorite night out in the summertime in Bigfork, Montana. Everyone gets dressed up and goes out for a night on the town. The plays are new each year, and offer anything from children’s plays to comedies to musicals. We are lucky to have such ...

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Montana Dragon Boat Festival, Flathead Lake, Montana

Montana Dragon Boat Festival Team Photos 2013, Flathead Lake, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

The Montana Dragon Boat Festival takes place on Flathead Lake at the beginning of September each year.  Dragon Boat racing began over 2,300 years ago, and is a growing sport that is fun for the entire family!  This popular event has become one of the most watched spectator sports in Montana.  ...

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Things To Do Outdoors in Northwest Montana in the Winter

Walking in a Winter Wonderland, Whitefish, Montana, Cross Country Skiing, Montana Vacation Blog 2014

The winter may not seem like the ideal time to visit Montana, thanks to the large amount of snow and cold weather.  I start to go stir crazy if I am indoors in the winter, something that happens more frequently now that I have small children.  But there are plenty of things to do outdoors... ...

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Your Montana Holiday Shopping Gift Guide 2014 from Montana Vacation Blog

The Third Wheel Montana sign

Looking for Montana-inspired Christmas gifts this year??  Have you been wanting the state of Montana on a t-shirt, a necklace, or a picture frame?!  The love for Montana is everywhere, and the amount of Montana products is at an all-time high.  This makes your shopping easy this year, for ...

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The Nutcracker Ballet, Bigfork Center for the Performing Arts, Bigfork, Montana

The Nutcracker Ballet is performed every year the weekend following Thanksgiving at the Bigfork Center for the Performing Arts in Bigfork, Montana by the Northwest Ballet Company. There are two shows each day, an afternoon show and an evening show from Friday to Sunday.  On Friday and Saturday, ...

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Christmas Decorating, Art Walk, and Christmas Tree Lighting in Bigfork, Montana

Downtown Whitefish, Montana with the holiday decorations and Whitefish Mountain Resort in the background at sunrise, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/, 2014

A fun activity every winter for many small towns in Montana, is the Christmas decorating and the Christmas Tree lighting.  Elves fill the streets to string the garland and lights across the small streets to fill the town with Christmas and holiday cheer. This is a fun time in both Whitefish and ...

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Poisonberry Jewelry: Adorable Montana Love Necklaces

Poisonberry Jewelry, Big Sky Love, Montana heart necklaces

One of my favorite items to buy in Montana are the adorable heart necklaces made by Poisonberry Jewelry.  The “Big Sky Love” Series is a tribute to the love so many of us feel for Montana.  And it just so happens that this series comes in adorable, multi-colored designs that anyone ...

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Local Breweries in the Flathead Valley, Montana (Whitefish, Kalispell, Polson, Columbia Falls, and Bigfork)

Looking to try a local beer?  Here is a list of breweries in the Flathead area (listed by town, including Bigfork, Columbia Falls, Lakeside, Polson, Whitefish): BIGFORK  Flathead Lake Brewing Company – 25008 Hwy 35, (5 miles south of) Bigfork, Montana www.flatheadlakebrewing.com They have live ...

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Places to Eat in Bigfork, Montana

List of Places to Eat in Bigfork and Woods Bay, Montana: Grill at Eagle Bend Golf Course — 279 Eagle Bend Drive, Bigfork, Montana *Open to the public, even though the course is private*  Open every day of the week from April – October. 406-837-7305   Grille 459 –  475 Electric Avenue, ...

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Echo Lake Cafe: An Amazing Breakfast in the West

The Echo Lake Cafe is quite famous among locals.  Located just outside Bigfork, Montana, the café features breakfast and lunch … and I love their breakfast.  This café is the kind of place that people just rave about, where locals drive across the Flathead Valley to partake in the ...

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