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 Winter Fest, 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.

Many downtown businesses and restaurants will offer special Winterfest deals and values. Don't miss 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.
o Music at the Pollard Pub

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

Sunday, March 3rd –

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 New Moon Ski at Red Lodge Nordic Center.

Thursday, March 7th -
0 Dance Contest at the Willows 6p.m.

Friday, March 8th –
o Live Music at the Pollard Pub, Jessica Eve

Saturday, March 9th –
o National Finals Ski-Joring Races Red Lodge Fairgrounds 12 p.m.;
o Live Music at the Pollard Pub, Bones in the Road 6 p.m.

o Red Lodge Mountain - Throw Back Day.
o Ski Joring Calcutta at 6pm.

***Concert at BoneDaddy's with Matt Strachen and the Hoot Owls w/ special guest Calvin and the Coal Cars, 8pm

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.

o Critter Classic Jr. Sledding Race at the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary (hot chocolate and prizes)
o Monster Dog Pull at the Brewery, 12 noon

Stay tuned to the website as many more events will be added as the festivities near. or