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.
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!