*Please visit redlodge.com to view all local events & further details.*
March - Winter Carnival at Red Lodge Mountain Resort. Locals & visitors join in costume to race their homemade cardboard creations down the mountain. Along with the cardboard classic races there will be live music, custom contests, a rail jam, & lots of prizes. There is also events in town that you won't want to miss out on!
March - National Finals Ski-Joring - This is a Western sport that teams up skiers and cowboys for some entertaining competition. The team must work together to navigate a course of slalom jumps & gates at high speeds. The ski-joring event is a must see for all, don't miss out on this unique opportunity. Competition & prizes for all ages & abilities.
March - Saint Patrick's Day Festivities - Specific entertainment options for the town to be announced. Don't forget to where some green and it is sure to be a good night on the town!
June - Red Lodge Music Festival - This festival is the oldest one in Montana, attracting
over 200 students annually, which include students from universities and symphony orchestras
from across the nation. It began in 1964 as a week long camp and throughout the years has emerged into a 9 day music festival.
TBA, usually opens at the end of May. -Beartooth Scenic Highway, this is why you come to visit us! This highway is on "The Top 10 Scenic drives in North America." View the website for more information and event details at; beartoothhighway.net
TBA - Peaks to Prairie Adventure Race - This race involves running, boating, & cycling. It opens up with an 8.8 run in the Beartooth Mountains, then a 43 mile bike ride from ranch country to Riverside Park, and finally a 22 mile boat ride to finish up at Coulson Park in Billings, MT. Watch the endurance of these athletes or challenge yourself to participate.
July 2-4 - Home of Champions Parade & Rodeo The 84th Home of Champions Rodeo features rodeo's leading cowboys & cowgirls. A Parade is held everyday at noon in historic downtown Red Lodge.
July – Annual Beartooth Rally. Come join us for this stellar Harley event. Specific event details TBA by Bone Daddy's.
July - Montana State Old Time Fiddle Contest. For over 40 years, the Fiddler Association has educated & supported old time fiddling. This event brings together fiddlers' to test their skills amongst each other, jam, & to hear some of the finest musicians in our area. This event is held at Roosevelt School, which is located right across the street from the Yodeler Motel.
July - Cruising Red Lodge - Register at Bonedaddy's Custom Cycle from 5-9 pm on friday for this event. Car show begins at 8am on Saturday with the judging from 10am-1pm and the awards at 4pm. Come show us your cruiser and check out the other classics!
August - 45th Annual Beartooth Run & Ride. This is one of the oldest runs in the state . There is a 4.2 & 8.4 mile run which starts at the foot of the Beartooth Pass and ending at Vista Point. This is a challenging run with over 2,000 vertical feet of ascention in the 8 mile course. The next day there will be a 20 mile bike ride that ends at the Montana Wyoming state line. For information please visit:www.beartoothevents.com.
October - Halloween Festivities. There will be lots of live music, contests, and trick or treats for the adults and of course the kids too!
Red Lodge Mountain Ski Resort is Open late November through April. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow........ Come stay with us at The Yodeler Motel and enjoy the powder. We have a ski wax room at the Yodeler to get your skiis all ready for the mountain.
November & December - Christmas Stroll - Come stroll the unique shops of historic downtown Red Lodge. There will be special treats from local merchants. Santa will be present, wagon rides available, and lots of gifts to fill your stockings with. Make a weekend of this festive event.