Christmas at the Fairgrounds

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Do you know what is so difficult about the holidays? ….SHOPPING!  The mad rush to the stores, fighting to find the good deals and then only to come home with a bags full of generic stuff that every body else can purchase year round. Have you ever heard of the Christmas at the Fairgrounds?

The Christmas at the Fairgrounds will take place on November 26-28, 2021, at the Trade Center Building at Flathead County Fair Grounds in Kalispell. The Christmas at the Fairgrounds is a dream come true for those holiday shoppers who are looking for unique items that are hand-made. The gifts you choose can actually be the perfect gift. Plus, all of the vendors are local small businesses. There will be over 100 vendors to shop through and admission is free. And, don’t worry, there will also be lots of food trucks to keep you nourished and fueled while you shop. So, whether you want an Black Bear Double Exposure Metal Print or a Hand Sewn Cooking Apron with Adjustable Matching Hand Towels or maybe your are looking for jewelry, you will find it at the The Christmas at the Fairgrounds.

Christmas at the Fairgrounds details

Christmas at the Fairgrounds Details

Visit the Flathead County Fairgrounds on November 26, 27 & 28, 2021 to shop over 100 handmade vendors. Avoid those big box stores on Black Friday and SHOP LOCAL! Admission is free. Doors will be open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Friday and Saturday and 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Sunday. Hope to see you there! Learn more – HERE.

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Whitefish Small Business Saturday 2021

Holidays in Montana – It is certainly the most wonderful time of year, especially in beautiful Downtown Whitefish. This year will be different than last year because things are starting to get back to normal which means Small Business Saturday 2021 will take place. On Saturday, November 27, 2021, the Small Business Season in Whitefish will take place and culminates with the Christmas Stroll on December 10, 2021. 

Whitefish Small Business Saturday 2021

The Whitefish Chamber and Park Side Credit Unit are sponsoring the Whitefish Small Business Saturday 2021. 

“If you shop in Whitefish, you won’t be disappointed. You won’t find hectic crowds, pushing-and-shoving to get at that $29.99 Ronco frying pan, but you will find one-of-a-kind gifts, great bargains, friendly storekeepers and personalized service … and enjoy beautiful downtown Whitefish in all its holiday finery!” ~ Chamber Executive Kevin Gartland

Whitefish Small Business Saturday 2021

Whitefish Small Business Saturday 2021 Specials

All of the business will have something special for shoppers to enjoy on this “Black Saturday” local shopping day. Some will offer discounts others will be giving free items away for the first shoppers. In addition to all of the wonderful bargains to be had in all of the Whitefish stores, Park Side Credit Union will be surprising 20 random shoppers with a gift of their own, picking up a portion of their shopping (or dining) tab … just for shopping small! And on top of all that, every purchase made in Whitefish from Small Business Saturday through the Christmas Stroll qualifies your customers for a shot at winning one of 10 amazing Prize Packages that’ll be raffled-off at the Christmas Stroll!

The most important part about shopping locally is that you are supporting your community. Not only are you supporting local business with your purchases, but the revenues raised go support everything you enjoy in your community from roads to schools. Thank you for supporting local. 

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406.Buzz is your best resource for the latest events happening around the Montana Flathead Valley area. From Kalispell and Whitefish to Eureka and Columbia Falls, we’ve got the hottest events, best outdoor activities, restaurant lists, and so much more.  From farmers’ markets and breweries to festivals, music events and family fun entertainment, we know all the buzz happening around town.

Whether you are a local or a visitor, we have all the insider information on the best places to check out every day of the week. Check out our  Events Calendar – HERE –  and get in the buzz!

Holiday Extravaganza 2021

Christmas Extravaganza

Have you finished your holiday shopping yet…have you even started?  The Holiday Extravaganza is coming to the Majestic Valley Arena from Friday, November 12 through Sunday, November 14, 2021. There will be over 100 vendors selling a wide variety of items including jewelry, photography, pottery, skin care products, fine art, western ware and lots of great food. Get your Christmas shopping done early and more importantly locally. 

Holiday Extravaganza 2021

Holiday Extravaganza 2021 Details

The Holiday Extravaganza will take place November 12-14, 2021, at the Majestic Valley Arena located at 3630 Hwy 93 N. in Kalispell. Vendors from across Montana and beyond are coming to showcase their hand crafted items and lots of great food. Learn more about the event – HERE

The Majestic Valley Arena opened in 2002 and has hosted concerts, large banquets, trade shows, expos, rodeos and of course the Holiday Extravaganza. Learn more about the Majestic Valley Arena – HERE

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Are you in the Buzz?

406.Buzz is your best resource for the latest events happening around the Montana Flathead Valley area. From Kalispell and Whitefish to Eureka and Columbia Falls, we’ve got the hottest events, best outdoor activities, restaurant lists, and so much more.  From farmers’ markets and breweries to festivals, music events and family fun entertainment, we know all the buzz happening around town.

Whether you are a local or a visitor, we have all the insider information on the best places to check out every day of the week. Check out our  Events Calendar – HERE –  and get in the buzz!

Whitefish Farmers’ Market

Whitefish Farmers' Market

If you enjoy shopping, live music, prepared foods and the freshest products from local farmers, then you really need to check out the Whitefish Farmers’ Market. The Whitefish Downtown Farmers’ Market takes place Tuesdays all summer long from 5:00pm until 7:30pm, and the market will end on September 28, 2021. There will be a bonus harvest market on October 12 though. This market is organized by the Heart of Whitefish, The downtown merchants’ association. 

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The Market Beautiful: Montana Summer

Get ready for one of the best vintage markets in Montana! On July 30 and 31s, The Market Beautiful: Montana Summer is coming to Big Mountain Ranch in Whitefish, Montana. For two full days, three barns will be filled with amazing vintage, antique and handmade items, plus additional vendors on the lawn. Food will be available at the venue as well as kids activities at The Market Beautiful. 

The Market Beautiful - Montana Summer 2021

The Barns at Big Mountain Ranch is a beautiful event venue located just 2 miles outside of downtown Whitefish, MT. The venue contains 4 renovated barns, a farmhouse, a creek, green pastures and an incredible view of Big Mountain! ~ Website

The Market Beautiful Details

On Friday, July 30, 2021, from 5-8pm, early shopping will be available. What makes this night special is that you can check everything out before the crowds arrive on Saturday. Admission on Friday is $20 for adults and free for kids 12 and under. On Saturday, July 31, 2021, from 10am until 4pm, admission is $10 for adults and free for kids 12 and under. 

There will be lots of great vendors to purchase food from including Forage Catering, Sweet Peaks Ice Cream, Mountain Berry Bowls, Maven Coffee Works, ButterKrem  Luxurious Desserts, The lemon Press, and the Spot Donuts. 

Spend the weekend with your family, friends, and fellow shoppers. Visit the horses, get your face painted, and wade in the stream. There will also be live music by Archer Town Music, Photo Trailer, Flower Bundles and even Barre Class….all under the big sky.  You simply will not get a more peaceful backdrop for great shopping and fun. 

Get your tickets to The Market Beautiful now – HERE – or purchase them at the door. 

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406.Buzz is your best resource for the latest events happening around the Montana Flathead Valley area. From Kalispell and Whitefish to Eureka and Columbia Falls, we’ve got the hottest events, best outdoor activities, restaurant lists, and so much more.  From farmers’ markets and breweries to festivals, music events and family fun entertainment, we know all the buzz happening around town.

Whether you are a local or a visitor, we have all the insider information on the best places to check out every day of the week. Check out our  Events Calendar – HERE –  and get in the buzz!

Kalispell Farmers’ Market

What are you doing on Saturday mornings? Are you looking for one of the best Farmers’ Markets in the area? The Kalispell Farmers’ Market is absolutely wonderful and takes place May 1 through October 9, 2021 in the Flathead Community College South Parking Lot from 9am until 12:30pm. If you are looking for fresh vegetables and fruits or maybe local meats, don’t worry, the Kalispell Farmers’ Market has a wonderful selection. But wait, that is not all, they also have local crafts, jewelry, quilts, handbags, clothing, baked goods, jams, Blacksmith items, homemade candles and soaps, red squirrel almonds, local honey, and plants. There are so many great local vendors to choose from at the Kalispell Farmer’s Market. We definitely recommend shopping local!

Kalispell Market Red Squirrel Almonds
Red Squirrel Almonds at the Kalispell Farmers’ Market

Kalispell Farmers’ Market Details

In May of 1974, the Kalispell Farmers’ Market was established, providing the perfect location for locals to support other locals. The vendors have increased over the years and so have all of the people in the community coming to shop and support the market.

As the number of vendors has grown, the variety of goods for sale has expanded as well. Today a wide selection of vegetables, baked goods, garden plants, cut and dried flowers, fresh frozen meat and fish can usually be found as well as many unique arts and crafts. Best of all is the camaraderie among the vendors and the community. The market is a great place to visit your neighbors on a Saturday morning while enjoying getting FRESH produce, plants, unique gifts, furniture, coffee, sweet treats, and delicious hot and cold food.

Kalispell Market Pastries

Are you interested in vending at the Kalispell market?

The market takes place on Saturday mornings from 9:00am – 12:30pm outside at the Flathead Valley Community College for 24 consecutive weeks, always beginning on the first Saturday of May and running through mid October. The market is broken down into 2 seasons, Spring and Fall with a final market indoors usually on the 3rd Saturday in October which is the Holiday and Harvest Market. Learn more about the market – HERE.

Kalispell Market Wood Carvings

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406.Buzz is your best resource for the latest events happening around the Montana Flathead Valley area. From Kalispell and Whitefish to Eureka and Columbia Falls, we’ve got the hottest events, best outdoor activities, restaurant lists, and so much more.  From farmers’ markets and breweries to festivals, music events and family fun entertainment, we know all the buzz happening around town.

Whether you are a local or a visitor, we have all the insider information on the best places to check out every day of the week. Check our calendar – HERE – and get in the buzz!