Family, Friends and the Holiday Season in Central Montana

It’s wintertime and the holiday season is in full swing in Central Montana!  If you’re in the region visiting friends and family and looking for a fun way to get out of the house, then you might consider some of the following ideas for enjoying our charming small towns on a winter day.

Visit to one of our 8 breweries!  A local brew is a great way to catch up on old memories while creating new ones.  Many of our breweries work with local barley producers, providing unique flavors and styles of beer that can’t be found anywhere else!

Also, be sure to visit for more detailed information about some of our local breweries.

Dining Experiences
Every family loves to get together around a great meal.  Many of our small towns offer unique farm to table experiences that incorporate agricultural products that are produced right here in Central Montana.

Local Shops and Boutiques
If you’re looking for that last minute gift that can’t be found anywhere else, be sure to visit our website at to find a local shop or boutique that may have just what your looking for!













Night Life

Who doesn’t like to have a little night-time fun on a frosty evening?  Whether it’s playing a game of pool, meeting local townsfolk, or cutting up a rug to a live band, Central Montana is known for it’s down home night life activities.  Visit to learn more.


Art Galleries
Central Montana is known for its rich history and many of our art galleries have everything from paintings to potteries to local arts and crafts.  In particular, the famous Charles M. Russell is from the Central Montana region, and you may find a painting that makes the perfect gift for a friend or family member.

Part of the art gallery at the Bourgeois House

Local Events
From parades to strolls to fairs, our region’s small towns offer local events that can be perfect for a family outing when the weather is nippy and the holiday spirit is in the air!  Visit our calendar of events at to see what event might be happening while your in town!


Great Falls – The Basecamp of Central Montana
If you are flying in for a wintertime visit through the basecamp of Central Montana, Great Falls, be sure to include a nights stay and take in some of the numerous attractions and events Great Falls has to offer, such as the Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail Interpretive Center.  While there are to many to attractions to list here, you can find out pretty much anything and everything about this great city at


In short, we all know that wintertime weather in Central Montana can have its ups and downs, but don’t let that fool you into thinking you can’t get out of the house for some holiday fun!

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