Red Lodge Montana - Calendar of Events

RODEOS, RALLYS AND REVELRY

What's Up in Red Lodge

From rodeos to rallys to music festivals to art exhibits and outdoor sporting events, we have it all in Red Lodge.
A true 4 season town where there is always something happening - always.

Rock Creek Resort
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Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary: I Serve Red Lodge

Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary: I Serve Red Lodge

FREE tour series!
For anyone who works in Red Lodge, we welcome you to a special tour offered every Sunday in April at 1:00pm as a thank you for serving our community!

This is for you Red...more

Add to Calendar 4/7/2024 4/28/2024 America/Denver Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary: I Serve Red Lodge FREE tour series!
For anyone who works in Red Lodge, we welcome you to a special tour offered every Sunday in April at 1:00pm as a thank you for serving our community!

This is for you Red Lodge employees... you tirelessly serve our tourist community...we are offering special tours on Sundays in April just for YOU.
Choose a Sunday in April, come by the YWS gift shop at 1:00pm for a guided tour on us. We will provide those who serve Red Lodge a one-hour tour where you will meet our wildlife and get a feel for the Wild of Wonder we offer!
Employee's tour is free. (Additional adult $12.00/child $6.00)
Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary
Red Lodge Artwalk

Red Lodge Artwalk

Join us in celebrating area artists during The Red Lodge Art Walk. A free, family friendly self-guided event, that takes place on the second Saturday each month from May-Oct and December. It's an easy...more

Add to Calendar 5/11/2024 10/12/2024 America/Denver Red Lodge Artwalk Join us in celebrating area artists during The Red Lodge Art Walk. A free, family friendly self-guided event, that takes place on the second Saturday each month from May-Oct and December. It's an easy stroll through beautiful Red Lodge, MT, where you can see fabulous artwork. Downtown Red Lodge and The Roosevelt Center
Montana Renaissance Festival

Montana Renaissance Festival

Our second year at our new location was a resounding success, and, as always, much thanks to all of our wondrous patrons!

Tis now time to prepare for the 2024 season, more grand and gloriou...more

Add to Calendar 6/1/2024 6/2/2024 America/Denver Montana Renaissance Festival Our second year at our new location was a resounding success, and, as always, much thanks to all of our wondrous patrons!

Tis now time to prepare for the 2024 season, more grand and glorious than ever!

King Jayme and Queen Abbey promise to bring all of your favorite characters, combatants, and period demonstrators as well as a variety of the finest foods and libations in the Kingdom back to the foothills of the snowcapped Beartooth Mountains, in the beautiful shire of Red Lodge.

So – Attend thee hence and follow this site throughout the year to stay abridge of all the upcoming Shenanigans!

Huzzah!
Red Lodge Rodeo Grounds
Red Lodge Music Festival

Red Lodge Music Festival

Music in the Mountains!

RLMF's Mission: We inspire in our students a love of classical and jazz music, enhance their performance skills and enrich Montana with professional ensemble concer...more

Add to Calendar 6/1/2024 6/9/2024 America/Denver Red Lodge Music Festival Music in the Mountains!

RLMF's Mission: We inspire in our students a love of classical and jazz music, enhance their performance skills and enrich Montana with professional ensemble concerts.
The festival occurs in early June, inviting professional musicians and teachers from all over the US and Canada to work with our students and perform in five faculty concerts.
Portions of these concerts can often be heard on American Public Media's Performance Today.
Red Lodge Civic Center
24 Hours of Elk Basin

24 Hours of Elk Basin

While the snow is still hanging out on trails up high, grab your bike, running shoes, camping gear and come get dusty at 24 Hours of Elks Basin! Why go to Moab when you can go down the road to Bel...more

Add to Calendar 6/15/2024 6/16/2024 America/Denver 24 Hours of Elk Basin While the snow is still hanging out on trails up high, grab your bike, running shoes, camping gear and come get dusty at 24 Hours of Elks Basin! Why go to Moab when you can go down the road to Belfry with your friends and family for the desert in the backyard. Elk Basin
Red Lodge Songwriter Festival

Red Lodge Songwriter Festival

The Red Lodge Songwriter Festival brings hit Nashville Songwriters and the best songwriters from Montana to perform and network with each other in the mountain community of Red Lodge.

For thr...more

Add to Calendar 6/20/2024 6/22/2024 America/Denver Red Lodge Songwriter Festival The Red Lodge Songwriter Festival brings hit Nashville Songwriters and the best songwriters from Montana to perform and network with each other in the mountain community of Red Lodge.

For three days the streets, bars, cafes and parks of Red Lodge become a gathering place for songwriters from Montana, Nashville and around the country.

This is the place that displays songwriting at its highest level in the amazing setting of Red Lodge, Montana. Park benches, bar stools, hotel lobbies and parks become picking sessions.
Downtown Red Lodge
Montana Tour

Montana Tour

Route Highlights

Our bike tour will explore the gravel and paved backroads from Red Lodge, Columbus, Big Timber, Livingston (layover) and Absarokee. It is a gravel and road mix surface req...more

Add to Calendar 6/23/2024 6/28/2024 America/Denver Montana Tour Route Highlights

Our bike tour will explore the gravel and paved backroads from Red Lodge, Columbus, Big Timber, Livingston (layover) and Absarokee. It is a gravel and road mix surface requiring gravel bike or road bike suitable for gravel, dirt and road surfaces. Minimum recommended tire width is 35 mm gravel tires with tread. 200 Rider Limit.
PRCA Xtreme Bulls

PRCA Xtreme Bulls

ONE NIGHT ONLY! The Red Lodge Home of Champions Rodeo invites you to watch the PRCA’s top 40 bullriders matched against the PRCA’s best bucking bulls. ...more

Add to Calendar 7/1/2024 7/1/2024 America/Denver PRCA Xtreme Bulls ONE NIGHT ONLY! The Red Lodge Home of Champions Rodeo invites you to watch the PRCA’s top 40 bullriders matched against the PRCA’s best bucking bulls. Red Lodge Rodeo Grounds
Home of Champions Rodeo

Home of Champions Rodeo

Join us for the 93rd Home of Champions Rodeo featuring some of professional rodeo's top cowboys and cowgirls. 93 Years of Ropin' and Ridin'.

Tickets available at www.redlodgerodeo.com...more

Tickets
Add to Calendar 7/2/2024 7/4/2024 America/Denver Home of Champions Rodeo Join us for the 93rd Home of Champions Rodeo featuring some of professional rodeo's top cowboys and cowgirls. 93 Years of Ropin' and Ridin'.

Tickets available at www.redlodgerodeo.com
Home of Champions Rodeo Grounds
Red Lodge 2nd, 3rd and 4th of July Parades

Red Lodge 2nd, 3rd and 4th of July Parades

It’s time to plan for your July 4th events.

Parade registration will begin at 10 am, each of the three days, at the Civic Center parking lot, which will be closed to public parking. The Pa...more

Add to Calendar 7/2/2024 7/4/2024 America/Denver Red Lodge 2nd, 3rd and 4th of July Parades It’s time to plan for your July 4th events.

Parade registration will begin at 10 am, each of the three days, at the Civic Center parking lot, which will be closed to public parking. The Parade line up will also be at the Parking lot , entries will then be directed to Broadway and 16th Street and at 12 noon will head North on Broadway to 5th street.

Thanks to the Home of Champions Rodeo, there is still no fee for entering the Parades!

Please direct questions Katie Callahan, Parade Director at 406-425-1063 or callahankj@msn.com for more information.
Downtown Red Lodge
4th of July Fireworks Show

4th of July Fireworks Show

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Add to Calendar 7/4/2024 3:14:10 AM 7/4/2024 America/Denver 4th of July Fireworks Show The fireworks are shot off on the East Bench and can be seen all over town
56th Annual Beartooth Run

56th Annual Beartooth Run

A race so scenic you’ll forget you’re running above 10,000ft.
A double out and back race with a 5k, 10k, and new this year HALF MARATHON! The course is all pavement on a road that is open to ...more

Add to Calendar 7/6/2024 7/6/2024 America/Denver 56th Annual Beartooth Run A race so scenic you’ll forget you’re running above 10,000ft.
A double out and back race with a 5k, 10k, and new this year HALF MARATHON! The course is all pavement on a road that is open to traffic. No dogs, strollers or headphones allowed on course.

Who
All ages and abilities are welcome. Since the road is open to traffic, strollers and dogs are not welcome on the course but can be there to greet you at the finish line! Not a runner? Walkers can join in on the fun of the 5k but due to safety and respect for volunteers, walkers are not allowed in the 10k or Half Marathon.
Montana Shakespeare in the Parks

Montana Shakespeare in the Parks



The Winter's Tale - Montana Shakespeare in the Parks will join us again on Sunday, July 14 at 6:30 pm in Lions Park for another free community performance.

Bring your lawn chairs....more

Add to Calendar 7/14/2024 7/14/2024 America/Denver Montana Shakespeare in the Parks

The Winter's Tale - Montana Shakespeare in the Parks will join us again on Sunday, July 14 at 6:30 pm in Lions Park for another free community performance.

Bring your lawn chairs. Fun for the whole family.
Lions Park
30th Annual Beartooth Rally

30th Annual Beartooth Rally

Plan on the 30th Annual Beartooth Motorcycle Rally being better than ever! As always this weekend promised lots of rides, food and fun and in the evening you can dance under the stars!!

Don't ...more

Add to Calendar 7/18/2024 7/21/2024 America/Denver 30th Annual Beartooth Rally Plan on the 30th Annual Beartooth Motorcycle Rally being better than ever! As always this weekend promised lots of rides, food and fun and in the evening you can dance under the stars!!

Don't forget to stop by BONEDADDY's to pick up your official rally shirt and check out all the cool clothes and accessories.

The whole town opens its arms for this annual event.

Camping opens July 11th - Please contact Bone Daddy's for more detailed information...406-425-3451
Bone Daddy's Custom Cycle
Carbon County Fair

Carbon County Fair

Don't miss out on all the Events!

Everyone is welcome at the Carbon County Fair!
Celebrate our Youth and their Accomplishments by attending.

Schedule is listed on Facebook: Carbon...more

Add to Calendar 7/24/2024 7/29/2024 America/Denver Carbon County Fair Don't miss out on all the Events!

Everyone is welcome at the Carbon County Fair!
Celebrate our Youth and their Accomplishments by attending.

Schedule is listed on Facebook: Carbon County Montana Fair

Red Lodge Rodeo Grounds
Red Lodge Car and Show and Cruisen Drag Races

Red Lodge Car and Show and Cruisen Drag Races

Red Lodge's premiere summer car show! Ogle over your favorite classic cars as you share your favorite "auto" biography stories!

Friday:
Registration is 4:30 to 7:00pm
Live Music with L...more

Add to Calendar 7/26/2024 7/28/2024 America/Denver Red Lodge Car and Show and Cruisen Drag Races Red Lodge's premiere summer car show! Ogle over your favorite classic cars as you share your favorite "auto" biography stories!

Friday:
Registration is 4:30 to 7:00pm
Live Music with Lee and Charlie from 5:00 to 8:00pm.
Main Street Parade starts at 6:00.

Saturday:
Parking begins at 7:00am on Mainstreet.
Pancake Breakfast run 8:00 to 10:00am
Car Show 10:00am to 2:00pm. Awards at 2:00 at 10th and Broadway by Market 5555.
Poker Walk - pick up information at the Registration booth by Market 5555.

Sunday: All events for the Drag Races are at the Airport. We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you!
Red Lodge
Art in the Beartooths

Art in the Beartooths

The premier art event of the summer! Join the Carbon County Arts Guild at Red Lodge Ales to enjoy a quick finish by 20+ local artists, then join in for a lively live auction of the work while enjoying...more

Add to Calendar 8/3/2024 8/3/2024 America/Denver Art in the Beartooths The premier art event of the summer! Join the Carbon County Arts Guild at Red Lodge Ales to enjoy a quick finish by 20+ local artists, then join in for a lively live auction of the work while enjoying refreshments and entertainment. Limited ticket available.

Get more information on attending or sponsoring on our website under special events.
Red Lodge Ales
Prospectors 50k & 30k in Cooke City

Prospectors 50k & 30k in Cooke City

All it took was one test run to know this was DEFINITELY the spot for our first 50k!

You’ll have to remind yourself to watch your step becusase you’ll be too mesmorized by the scenery. A race ...more

Add to Calendar 8/10/2024 8/11/2024 America/Denver Prospectors 50k & 30k in Cooke City All it took was one test run to know this was DEFINITELY the spot for our first 50k!

You’ll have to remind yourself to watch your step becusase you’ll be too mesmorized by the scenery. A race as rugged as the prospectors who explored the area in the 1800s.
The Nitty Gritty Off Road Race

The Nitty Gritty Off Road Race

A cult classic. Dogs, beer, and a patio scene that can’t be beat. Grab your friends and take on a marathon relay or go it solo for 26.2, 13.1 or 4.31.

This race features access roads, si...more

Add to Calendar 8/17/2024 8/17/2024 America/Denver The Nitty Gritty Off Road Race A cult classic. Dogs, beer, and a patio scene that can’t be beat. Grab your friends and take on a marathon relay or go it solo for 26.2, 13.1 or 4.31.

This race features access roads, single track, and a health dose of bushwhacking on a looped course at Red Lodge Mountain. Hikers welcome in the 4.31 mile Hot Lap.
Red Lodge Mountain Resort
Big Sky Gravel Bike Tour

Big Sky Gravel Bike Tour

New start and finish venue in downtown Red Lodge at Old Roosevelt outdoor venue! Watch for more to come with music and artists.

Come to ride some amazing gravel in the foothills of th...more

Add to Calendar 8/25/2024 8/25/2024 America/Denver Big Sky Gravel Bike Tour New start and finish venue in downtown Red Lodge at Old Roosevelt outdoor venue! Watch for more to come with music and artists.

Come to ride some amazing gravel in the foothills of the Beartooth Mountains and stay to play! Family friendly and our new downtown location provides a great space for everyone.
100, 50 and 22 Mile Distances
Fun Run for Charities and Concert

Fun Run for Charities and Concert

The best community fundraising event of the year benefiting 65 charities in Carbon County, Montana.

Whether you plan to walk the 2 mile, run a 5K or 10K route, or just enjoy the fabulous comm...more

Add to Calendar 8/31/2024 8/31/2024 America/Denver Fun Run for Charities and Concert The best community fundraising event of the year benefiting 65 charities in Carbon County, Montana.

Whether you plan to walk the 2 mile, run a 5K or 10K route, or just enjoy the fabulous community vibe on the lawn, join us to celebrate the 21st Annual! Charity info booths, food, music, face painting and more will be found following the Fun Run.

The Fun Run is free but donations are encouraged. Free T-shirts to Fun Run registrants while supply lasts.

Make it a holiday weekend for the whole family as you explore all the Red Lodge area has to offer in cozy accommodations, fabulous restaurants, boutique shopping, scenic drives, hiking trails for any level, live music and of course the Labor Day Arts Fair in the Park on Monday.

Labor Day Arts Fair

Labor Day Arts Fair

Spend the day viewing work by over 75 artists and handcrafted artisan offerings - a great place to buy local and regional hand made items as a gift or for yourself. Also enjoy entertainment, artists d...more

Add to Calendar 9/2/2024 9/2/2024 America/Denver Labor Day Arts Fair Spend the day viewing work by over 75 artists and handcrafted artisan offerings - a great place to buy local and regional hand made items as a gift or for yourself. Also enjoy entertainment, artists demos, and food at this FREE, FUN event in Lions Park, adjacent to the historic train depot. Great for the whole family! Lion's Club Park and Depot Gallery
Christmas Stroll in Red Lodge

Christmas Stroll in Red Lodge

If you have never been here for The Red Lodge Annual Christmas Stroll, your holiday season is missing some of its magic. For two evenings, our downtown shops open their doors late and the entire town...more

Add to Calendar 12/6/2024 12/7/2024 America/Denver Christmas Stroll in Red Lodge If you have never been here for The Red Lodge Annual Christmas Stroll, your holiday season is missing some of its magic. For two evenings, our downtown shops open their doors late and the entire town turns out for the kind of holiday cheer and goodwill that keeps the hearth fires burning til spring. So bundle up the kids and bring your holiday shopping list. It is a perfect recipe for enjoying the holiday season.

FRIDAY

3:00 pm: Childrens Christmas Story Time at Beartooth Books
4:00 pm: Move all cars off Broadway from 8th to 14th St.
5:30 pm: Community Lantern Walk down Broadway.
6:00 pm: The Blade Parade starts rolling, plowing and shoveling its way from the library towards the south. Prizes are awarded to decorated vehicles/persons equipped with snow removing blades.
6:00 - 8:00 pm: Alte Kameraden Band playing at the Carbon County Steakhouse.
6:00 - 7:30 pm: Red Lodge dancers perform in windows of Red Lodge Drug.
6:30 - 8:30 pm: Horse Drawn Wagon Rides
6:30 - 8:30 pm: Santa will be at the Beartooth Elks (114 N. Broadway) to welcome children and hear their wish lists.
6:30-9:00 pm: Rodeo Flag Girls on 10th (East side of street)
7:00 pm: Absaroka Mountain Thunder - Cloggers performing on the west side of 11th.
8:00 pm: Messiah Chimes at The Pollard Hemingway Room

SATURDAY

12-4:00pm: Holiday Home Tour - contact Carbon Co Arts Guild
3:00 pm: Children's Christmas Story Time at Beartooth Books
4:00 pm: Move all cars off Broadway from 8th to 14th St.
5:00 pm: Christmas Stroll Begins
5:45 pm: Homebrewed Harmony Barbershop Quartet singing the night before Christmas.
6:00 pm: The Blade Parade starts rolling, plowing and shoveling its way from the library towards the south. Prizes are awarded to decorated vehicles/persons equipped with snow removing blades.
6:00 pm: The evening begins with Santa welcoming everyone as he makes his way downtown in the horse drawn wagon
6:30 - 8:30 pm: Horse Drawn Wagon Rides
6:30 - 8:30 pm: Santa will be at the Beartooth Elks (114 N. Broadway) to welcome children and hear their wish lists.
6:30-9:00 pm: Rodeo Flag Girls on 10th (East side of street)
7:00 pm: Red Lodge Dancers at Red Lodge School of Dance.
8:00 pm: Messiah Chimes at The Pollard Hemingway Room
Downtown Red Lodge