Huckleberry Festivals!

Western Montana scheduled and published their famous Huckleberry Festivals — located in Swan Lake, Trout Creek and Whitefish, Montana.


Huckleberry Festivals in Western Montana

Aug. 10 — Swan Lake Huckleberry Festival

The Swan Lake Huckleberry Festival is an annual celebration of the elusive wild huckleberry. Witness the fierce competition of the Huckleberry Baking Contest or sample the locally made huckleberry pies offered by the Volunteer Fire Department. Enjoy the pancake breakfast, sizzling BBQ lunch, boat decorating contest and boat parade. The Festival is located in a beautiful setting on the shores of Swan Lake. The day is filled with music, raffles, silent auction and all around family fun, including plenty of outdoor and lake activities. The festival is from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and is located on Swan Highway 83 at Swan Lake Day use area, near mile marker 72.

Aug. 9-11 — 34th annual Huckleberry Festival, Trout Creek

Food vendors feature the tasty “purple gold” in huckleberry ice cream cones, “huckleberry pizza,” on cheesecake, in drinks, and even atop Polish dogs. The Trout Creek Fire Department offers its Saturday and Sunday morning huckleberry pancake breakfasts, and both children and adults bake the tastiest recipes they know for the honor of competing in the Huckleberry Dessert Contest. In addition, more than 100 arts and crafts vendors display and sell their wares at Trout Creek Community Park. Scheduled events include live musical, a parade, 5K fun run, dancing under the stars, karaoke, dog agility demonstration and more. For more information call 406-827-3301, or go to

Aug 10-12 — Whitefish Huckleberry Day Art Festival, Whitefish

The Huckleberry Days Art Festival is a three-day annual event held in downtown Whitefish and features arts and crafts, bake-off contest, beer garden and lots of family fun. Restaurants offer signature huckleberry flavored drinks, entrees and desserts in honor of the treasured berry. For more information go to


If you are a huckleberry fan, these are some the best huckleberry festivals in the country.




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