2021 NW Montana Fair and Rodeo

NW Montana Rodeo and Fair

For over 119 years, the NW Montana Fair and Rodeo has continued to bring one of the best rodeo traditions to Montana. Each year in August, the NW Montana Fair and Rodeo arrives featuring three days of PRCA rodeo action, a huge concert, fun carnival rides, and of course great fair food. The 2021 NW Montana Fair and Rodeo will take place August 18-21, 2021, and features amazing local talents, the Livestock Show and Sale, and shopping from more than 100 commercial exhibitors. The heart of the Fair is over 8,000 hand-crafted exhibits showcasing the interest, talent, and passion of our regional residents. From quilts to mini-horses, flowers to rabbits, you’re sure to experience blue-ribbon displays throughout the fair. Learn more – HERE.

NW Montana Fair & Rodeo

The Northwest Montana Fair has undergone a lot of change over the past 100+ years. The attractions, events, live entertainment and virtually every detail of the fair has changed to appeal to the desires of people in the Flathead. In other words, the fair has adapted and delivers what people want to experience. These photos are a small sampling of people, events and daily scenes from recent years. Enjoy!

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Montana Royal Junior Livestock Show 2021

Livestock show Montana

The Montana Royal Junior Livestock Show 2021 will take place Friday, July 16 through July 18, 2021. The show takes place the second weekend of July at the Flathead County Fairgrounds in Kalispell, Montana.  Learn more about all of the details – HERE

The Montana Royal Junior Livestock show got its start in 2010 by Brooke Johnston as the Birch Creek Junior Livestock Show. Brooke hosted the event on her ranch until 2012 when the location was moved to the Flathead County Fairgrounds in Kalispell, MT. In early 2013, Brooke wanted to breathe new life into the show and decided to pass the torch. ~ Website 

Montana Royal Junior Livestock Show 2021

Montana Royal Junior Livestock Show 2021 SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, JULY 16TH
12:00 NOON – BARNS OPEN AT NOON… AND NOT A MOMENT SOONER.
3PM-5PM – HOG WEIGH INS* (IF YOU ARE IN THE BUILDING, PLEASE PLAN TO WEIGH YOUR HOGS FRIDAY AFTERNOON)
5PM-6PM – GOAT WEIGH INS* (IF YOU ARE IN THE BUILDING, PLEASE PLAN TO WEIGH YOUR GOATS FRIDAY EVENING)

SATURDAY, JULY 17TH
7:00AM – HOG WEIGH INS*
8:00AM – GOAT WEIGH INS*
9:00AM – HOG SHOW BEGINS
30 MINUTES FOLLOWING THE CONCLUSION OF THE HOG SHOW, THE GOAT SHOW WILL START
6:00PM – BUDDY BARROW SHOW
7PM-9PM – LAMB WEIGH INS (IF YOU ARE IN THE BUILDING, PLEASE PLAN TO WEIGH YOUR LAMBS SATURDAY EVENING)

SUNDAY, JULY 18TH
7:00AM – LAMB WEIGH INS*
8AM-11AM – BEEF WEIGH INS*, FOLLOWED BY HEIFER CHECK IN AT 11 (PLEASE DO NOT BRING YOUR HEIFER WITH YOU TO CHECK IN)
9:00AM – LAMB SHOW BEGINS
1:00 PM OR 30 MINUTES FOLLOWING THE CONCLUSION OF THE LAMB SHOW (WHICHEVER IS LATER) – BEEF SHOW BEGINS