Mar 1
Mar 10
Red Lodge Winter Fest
Date: March 1-10, 2019
Phone: 406-446-1718


Winter Carnival, Ski joring and All the Fun In-Between

Red Lodge is the winter activity headquarters the first two weeks of March. You may know about Winter Carnival and the National Finals Ski Joring, but thanks to the inaugural year of Red Lodge Winterfest, there is an event or happening almost every day or night during the in-between.

Winterfest is a showcase of all things winter in Red Lodge. Bring the entire family for a variety of events including the Winter Carnival: Cardboard Classic Parade, the Backcountry Film Festival and fun with the Girls in Motion team.

Many downtown businesses and restaurants will offer special Winterfest deals and values. For the competitive crowd, there is a rail jam at Red Lodge Mountain, the National Finals Ski Joring competition and a chili cookoff. There will also be live music at different venues throughout the week.

Friday, March 1st –
o Winter Carnival Cardboard Classic Parade Downtown 5:30 p.m.
o 2018 Backcountry Film Festival at the Roman Theater 7 p.m.

Saturday, March 2nd–
o Winter Carnival: cardboard classic, costume contest, rail jam, live music, torchlight parade Red Lodge Mountain 446-2610

Sunday, March 3rd –
o Snowperson building contest (hot chocolate and prizes) More info coming

Tuesday, March 5th –
o Pint Night @ Sam’s Tap Room benefiting Red Lodge Winterfest and crowning of King and Queen of Winter Fest 5 – 8 p.m.

Wednesday, March TBD –
o Hot Wax Wednesday - Silver Run & the Nordic Team will wax your skis while you eat @ Natali’s Front Bar 5:30 p.m.

Friday, March 8th –
o Ski Joring Registration Silver Strike Casino & Sports Bar 446-3131.

Saturday, March 9th –
o National Finals Ski-Joring Races Red Lodge Fairgrounds 12 p.m.;
o Ski Joring Calcutta Beartooth Elks 6 p.m.

Red Lodge Mountain - Throw Back and Throw-Big Air Contest Sunday, March 10th:
o National Finals Ski-Joring Races Red Lodge Fairgrounds 12 p.m.;
o Chili Cook-off at the Red Lodge Fairgrounds 12 p.m.

Red Lodge Mountain - Hancock Ski Race Stay tuned to the website as many more events will be added as the festivities near. or