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  • Whitefish Christmas Stroll ...
    Save the Date: Friday Dec. 8th, 2023! 
                   

    The Christmas Stroll is the official kickoff to the Holiday Season in Whitefish.  Live holiday music, visits with Santa, impromptu Christmas caroling, tree lighting ceremonies, arts & craft vendors, food trucks, s'mores on an open fire ... you get the idea! 

  •   The schedule for 2022 will be available this fall but here is the schedule from 2021... The schedule for 2022 will be available this fall but here is the schedule from 2021...

    Christmas Stroll 2023 is set for Friday, December 8th, so, save the date.  The Christmas Stroll has been a long-standing community tradition in Whitefish, Montana. Holiday music, photos with Santa, caroling, tree lighting ceremony, & street artisans and food vendors.

    Event Highlights for 2022 (subject to change in 2023)… 

    5pm....Alpine Bell Ringers Hand bell Choir Concert followed by Harp Music and The North Valley Music School Christmas Recital~ First Presbyterian Church
    5:20, 5:50, & 6:30pm… Dance Elements performances outside Sappari
    6pm... The Vocal FVCC Ensemble ~ Outside O'Shaughnessy Center / Depot Park
    6:20pm..... Tree Lighting Ceremony ~ Outside O’Shaughnessy Center/Depot Park
    6:30pm....Santa Arrives via Wagon ~ Outside O’Shaughnessy Center/Depot Park
    6:30pm... Santa (played by Santa) led by Buddy the Elf (who may or may not be Todd Cowart) down Central To FORLOH
    6:30pm... Dance Performance by Whitefish & Bigfork Dance (North of 3rd on Central)
    6:50-9pm.... Selfies with Santa and the WHS Drama Elves ~ FORLOH
    6:50pm... Dance Performance by Whitefish Bigfork Dance (South of 3rd on Central)
    7pm... The Vocal FVCC Ensemble ~ South of the Whitefish Winter Carnival Float (1st and Central)
    7:20 - 8ish...Whitefish Winter Carnival Knightings!
    8pm... The Vocal FVCC Ensemble ~ Between 2nd and 3rd Street on Central
    7:45 - 8:30pm... Whitefish Chamber of Commerce Shoppers' Drawing
     
    Throughout the Evening...
    • Wagon rides by Bar W Guest Ranch
    • Warm up at fire pits at various locations on Central Ave
    • Create your own ornament at Stumptown Art Studio &, just outside, vote for your favorite at The Great Whitefish Gingerbread Contest
    • Feat by Feet tap it up outside The Village Shop
    • Vendors selling great crafts and delicious food
    • Stores dressed in their holiday finest - many w/refreshments
    • Christmas Shoppers' Registration (Drawing)
    • Visit the Whitefish Winter Carnival Float & Royalty
    • Meet a Gentle Giant from Clydesdale Outpost
    • Explore the SnowBike Nation “Bat Cave”
    • S'more roasting with ROAM Beyond

     

    (Events subject to change)
     

     

             Thank you to our Sponsor! 

     

    To join the stroll as a participant, submit a registration form:  CHRISTMAS STROLL 2022 REGISTRATION
     
    Shoppers' Drawing:
    Raffle tickets are awarded for shopping local from Small Business Saturday until December 9th at the raffle. Make a purchase at a Whitefish small business, bring your receipt(s) to the Whitefish Chamber of Commerce M-F 9-4 or to the WCOC Tent at 4th & Central during the stroll, and, you will be awarded raffle tickets to make your selections during the stroll.
    Happy Shopping!