Montana often hosts events and festivals that along with the entertainment component also offer attendees an opportunity to learn and engage.
Here is a just sampler of some of the unique events offered in Montana that you might recommend to your guests:
Find Your Inspiration in the World’s Last Best Place
What better setting is there than the stately peaks and wide, blue sky of Montana to enrich one’s inspiration? If songwriting has been passion of yours or if you have always wanted to learn the craft, check out Montana’s newest festival, the First Annual Big Sky Songwriters Festival, August 15-19, 2012 in Big Sky, Montana.
Attendees will find themselves in the spectacular wilds of Montana, at the foot of majestic Lone Peak in Big Sky, for a productive four days of workshops, seminars, panels, and live performances. It is the first event of this caliber ever to be held in Montana, led by some of the music industry’s most successful songwriters, musicians, and publishers. The first annual Big Sky Songwriters Festival is an opportunity to be inspired by the craft of songwriting and the business of music in a unique setting with an incredible array of songwriting talent.
In addition, each evening will include exclusive live performances by many of the participating instructors and some special guests. These intimate shows are also open to the public and will take place in Big Sky on August 16th, 17th and 18th.
Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation Workshop and Festival
August 26-September 2, 2012, Bigfork, MT
July 22-28, Whitefish, MT
Montana State Old Time Fiddlers Contest
July 27-28, 2012, Choteau, MT
Miles City Music On Wings Bluegrass Festival
September 14-16, 2012, Miles City, MT
This is just a brief sampling of the unique opportunities vacationers can experience in Montana. Be sure to use the Events page at VisitMT.com to view the extensive selection of events available throughout the year in Montana.