Local Calendar of Events

List of events & things to do in the area during your stay.

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January Events

January 1st - New Year's Day

Winter Activities Begin - Cross Country Skiing, Ice Skating, Sledding, Snowmobiling, Dog Sledding, Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park Snow Coach Tours.

February Events

Winter Activities Begin - Cross Country Skiing, Ice Skating, Sledding, Snowmobiling, Dog Sledding, Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park Snow Coach Tours.

Chili Cook Off Contest - Mid February

February 14th - Valentine's Day

March Events

Spring Break - Date varies by location

Bison Calving - Mid March to Mid May (varies)

April Events

Roads Begin to open within Yellowstone National Park (weather dependent) - April 15: West Entrance to Madison Junction, Mammoth Hot Springs to Old Faithful, Norris to Canyon Village. Check Road Conditions

Bison Calving - Mid-March to Mid-May (varies)

May Events

Roads Begin to open within Yellowstone National Park (weather dependent) - May 6: East Entrance to Lake Village (Sylvan Pass), Canyon Village to Lake Village, May 11: Cooke City to Chief Joseph Scenic Byway, May 13: South Entrance to West Thumb, Lake Village to West Thumb, West Thumb to Old Faithful (Craig Pass), Tower Junction to Tower Fall, May 27: Tower Fall to Canyon Junction (Dunraven Pass), Beartooth Highway. Check Road Conditions

Bison Calving - Mid-March to Mid-May (varies)

Elk Calving - Late May to Mid-June (varies)

Mother's Day - Second Sunday of May

Memorial Day - Last Monday of May

June Events

Elk Calving - Late May to Mid June (varies)

Emigrant People's Market - Saturdays June through August, 9am to 1pm

Big Timber Gun Show - Second Sunday

Father's Day - Third Sunday of June

Gardiner NRA Rodeo - Father's Day Weekend Friday & Saturday Cancelled for 2022 due to flood

Gardiner NRA Rodeo Parade - Father's Day Weekend - Saturday Cancelled for 2022 due to flood

Wilsall Rodeo - Father's Day Weekend Saturday & Sunday

Wilsall Rodeo Parade - Father's Day Weekend Sunday

Big Timber/Sweet Grass Festival - Fourth Saturday of June

Livingston Slack Rodeo Night 1 - June 30th

July Events

If you plan to attend the Livingston Roundup Rodeo, make sure to buy your tickets ASAP as they sell out very quickly! The tickets go on sale every January. Contact the Livingston Chamber of Commerce at (406) 222-0850 for more information

Livingston Slack Rodeo Night 2 - July 1st

Livingston Festival of Arts craft fair, Livingston Rodeo Parade, Livingston Roundup Rodeo Night 1 (fireworks afterwards) - July 2nd

Livingston Festival of Arts craft fair, Livingston Roundup Rodeo Night 2 (fireworks afterwards) - July 3rd

Livingston Festival of Arts craft fair, Demolition Derby, Barrel Racing, Livingston Roundup Rodeo Night 3 (fireworks afterwards) - July 3rd

Emigrant People's Market - Saturdays June through August, 9am to 1pm

Livingston Classic PBR Rodeo - Third Weekend of July

Gardiner Brewfest at Arch Park (Right next to the Arch at the entrance to Yellowstone NP) - Third Saturday of July

Park County Ag Fair & Carnival - at the Livingston Fairgrounds the 4th weekend in July

Bozeman - Big Sky Country State Fair with Bozeman Roundup Ranch Rodeo, Mud Bog, Live Music and much more! - Mid July

Livingston Fiddlers Picnic - Last Weekend of July

Hellsaroarin Outfitters Rodeo - July 29th and 30th

August Events

UFF DA Festival, Wilsall MT Rodeo Grounds. With Food, Beverages, Games, Live Bands and More! - First Weekend of August

Emigrant People's Market - Saturdays June through August, 9am to 1pm

Sweet Pea Festival Bozeman MT - First Weekend of August

Big Timber/Sweetgrass Brewfest with Live Music and Beer from local Montana Brewers - Third Friday of August

Clyde Park Old Settlers Days & Parade, Craft Fair - Fourth Saturday of August

Hellsaroarin Outfitters Rodeo - August 22nd

September Events

Labor Day Weekend (Date Varies Year to Year)

Yellowstone National Park attendance begins to decline for the year

Livingston Harvest Festival - Last Weekend of September

October Events

October 11: The Beartooth Highway (US-212) closes between the Long Lake barricade, near the Top of the World store, and the Montana/Wyoming state line. Check Road Conditions

Halloween - October 31st

November Events

Reminder that the North Entrance (Gardiner MT) is the only year-round entrance to Yellowstone National Park

November 7: All roads within Yellowstone National Park close at 8:00 am except the road between the North Entrance (Gardiner, MT) and the Northeast Entrance (Cooke City/Silver Gate, MT). Check Road Conditions

Winter Activities Begin - Cross Country Skiing, Ice Skating, Sledding, Snowmobiling, Dog Sledding, Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park Snow Coach Tours.

Thanksgiving - Fourth Thursday of November

December Events

Winter Activities Begin - Cross Country Skiing, Ice Skating, Sledding, Snowmobiling, Dog Sledding, Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park Snow Coach Tours.

Gardiner MT Christmas Stroll - First Thursday of December

Livingston Christmas Stroll - First Friday of December

Paradise Valley Craft Fair - Nordic Christmas - First Saturday of December

Christmas - December 25th