Events & Festivals

Once June arrives in the Bitterroot Valley it's festival time! It seems like every week there's another fun community event, festival, farmer's market or fair. These are the activities that visitors to the area just love, and people get such a kick out of experiencing small town Montana at these gatherings.

Darby Farmers Market - May to October

Darby Farmers Market - May to October

Farmers market provides a wonderful opportunity for area folks to showcase their products in a social and fun atmosphere while highlighting the flavor of the local area. Shoppers enjoy the freshness and taste of locally grown foods and the opportunity to personally interact with the farmer who grows the produce. Farmers market typically offer locally grown bedding plants, herbs, flowers and farm grown seasonal fruits and vegetables, baked goods, jewelry, yard sale items. $5 space, benefits the Darby Pioneer Memorial Museum.
Location: Darby, MT
Darby Logger Days - 3rd Weekend in July

Darby Logger Days - 3rd Weekend in July

The Bitterroot Valley comes alive with a timber sports event you don?t want to miss! A family oriented weekend draws thousands of enthusiastic onlookers and expert competitors. Seventeen traditional logging competitions have been scheduled, including axe throwing, pole climbing, log roll and cross-cut sawing. There are also lots of activities for kids, live music, food, and other vendors. For more information
Location: Darby, MT
Darby Strawberry Festival - 3rd Weekend in July

Darby Strawberry Festival - 3rd Weekend in July

The Strawberry Festival is a annual community appreciation fundraiser put on by the Darby Volunteer Fire Department, providing professional Bluegrass entertainment and featuring real strawberry shortcake with fresh organic strawberries and homemade cake topped with cold vanilla ice cream. Enter the raffle for the chance to win fabulous prizes, including a hand made quilt, a $500 gift certificate, a $250 gift certificate, and a hand made Deacons Bench all in the shady comfort of Darbys town park. Everyone is welcome from far and wide for a fun and wholesome family evening. Fire hall tours are available anytime on the day of the event.
Location: Darby, MT
Phone: (406) 821-4636
 
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