• Whitefish Christmas Stroll ...
    Save the Date: Friday Dec. 13th, 2024! 

    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! 

    Registration Form 2023

  •   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 2024 is set for Friday, December 13th. 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.

    Below is a tentative schedule based on 2023

    Pre-stroll:  5pm....Alpine Bell Ringers Hand bell Choir Concert followed by Harp Music and The North Valley Music School Christmas Recital~ First Presbyterian Church
    6pm... The Flathead Valley Community College Vocal Jazz and Chorale Ensemble ~ Outside O'Shaughnessy Center / Depot Park
    6:15pm..... Tree Lighting Ceremony & Menorah Lighting with the Whitefish Chamber of Commerce and our sponsor, Stockman Bank ~ Outside O’Shaughnessy Center/Depot Park
    6:30pm....Santa Arrives via Bar W Guest Ranch Wagon ~ Outside O’Shaughnessy Center/Depot Park and is Santa led down Central To Huck's Place by the Alpine Theatre Project Elves for Selfies with Santa
    7pm... The Vocal FVCC Ensemble ~ South of the Whitefish Winter Carnival Float (1st and Central)
    7:10pm... Dance Performance by Whitefish Bigfork Dance (South of 3rd on Central)
    8pm... The Vocal FVCC Ensemble ~ Between 2nd and 3rd Street on Central
    8:15pm...Merie Productions presents Ross Bridgemand, Halladay Quist, and Meredith Patterson with a selection from their "Winter Wonderland" show on the Whitefish Winter Carnival Float
    7:45 - 8:30pm... Whitefish Chamber of Commerce Shoppers' Drawing Winners Announced
    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 (made possible by Century 21 Deaton & Co benefiting Housing Whitefish)
    • Feat by Feet tap it up outside The Bull Dog Saloon
    • Vendors selling great crafts and delicious food
    • Entertainment and photos with Buddy the Elf at Blackstar
    • Turkey Bowling with Two Sparrows Chiropractic and prizes from Pin n’ Cue
    • Birdland Jazz Combo playing a holiday set at FORLOH
    • 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
    Dance Elements performances outside Sappari
    • Explore the SnowBike Nation “Bat Cave”
    • S'more roasting with Compass Chiropractic
    • Opening Night of Whitefish Theatre Company’s “A Christmas Carol”

    (Events subject to change)



             Thank you to our Sponsor! 


    Shoppers' Drawing:
    Raffle tickets are awarded for shopping local from Small Business Saturday until December 8th 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!