If you're thinking of a Montana Staycation this year, keep Great Falls in mind.  While Great Falls has things to do year round, the spring and summer bring some extra fun to the Electric City that you might want to plan a visit around.

Western Art Week March 15-19

Probably what Great Falls is most known for is Western Art Week.  People come from all over the world to visit us when we become the Western Art Capital of the World. All over Great Falls, you can take in art shows, art auctions and receptions.  Make your hotel/Airbnb/Vrbo reservations early if you plan to visit us the week we're world famous.

Craft Beer Week June

If you love a craft beer, then Craft Beer Week in Great Falls is a way to learn about our brewers here in Big Sky Country while you try their wares and have a lot of fun doing it.  There are firkin tappings, tap takeovers, a golf scramble, dinner pairings and Montana Brew Fest.

Lewis and Clark Festival June 30-July 2

The Lewis and Clark Festival is held with the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, and will take you back in time to the days when Lewis and Clark came through Great Falls with music, demonstrations, reenactments, food and music.

4th Of July Hootenanny, July 4

After the parade on Central Avenue, downtown becomes a gathering place for great food and music with the Downtown Summer Jam's 4th of July Hootenanny.  It's free and open to the public.  Past artists featured are Colt Ford and Lanco.

Montana State Fair July 28-August 5

There's nothing quite like fair week in Great Falls,  it's 9 days of fair food, horse races, rodeo, rides, friends and concerts. This is another event where you'll want to book a hotel/Airbnb/Vrbo as soon as you know you're coming to the fair.

Big River Rukus August

Big River Rukus is a music, sports and arts Festival held all around Great Falls.  There are activities for everyone in the family.  A great way to put a cap on summer before everyone gets serious about getting back to school.

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