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Powwow | History, Heritage, and Culture in Great Falls Montana

The beating of the drums, the colorful regalia on full display, the dances that captivate you, and the smell of frybread; have you experienced an authentic Native American Powwow? A Powwow is a gathering of American Indian people to celebrate life through prayer and cultural pride demonstrated with dance, food, song, and demonstrations of arts…

My Go-to Great Falls Antique Shops

Antique shopping is my fan fave way to spend a free Saturday in Great Falls Montana. I love poking through stacks and shelves of knick-knacks to find the perfect treasure to add to my unique design style. Check out these 4 places I routinely use to decorate my home, office, and wardrobe. Located in what…

The Best Wine in Great Falls

Travel the world in a bottle in Montana’s Basecamp for Art & Adventure! There’s always an occasion fit for wine, and Great Falls offers several places to enjoy a crisp Syrah, an oaky Merlot, a buttery Chardonnay, and more. 5th and Wine is a wine store, bistro, and gathering spot in the heart of downtown Great…

10 Things you Don’t Expect During Western Art Week

For one fantastic week in March, Great Falls becomes the Western Art Capital of the World. The event, now in its 50th year, is always held in March in honor of famed cowboy artist Charlie Russell’s birthday and still takes people by surprise. Many attendees think they know all about Western Art Week, but time…

In the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark | How to Have a Fascinating (and Memorable) History Tour of Great Falls

For history lovers, Great Falls is synonymous with Western heritage. The Lewis and Clark expedition spent more than a month portaging around a series of waterfalls on the Missouri River (the same falls that give the city its name) and famed cowboy artist Charles M. Russell spent his days in the surrounding Great Plains, immortalizing…

Great Falls Gifts Worth Giving

Enjoy creating memories with your friends, families, and colleagues with experiences you can only find in Great Falls | Montana’s Basecamp for Art & Adventure. This year, rather than buying another tie, fruitcake, or other gifts that will go unused, give your friends, family, and colleagues something they’ll love even more; an experience in Great…

What the Men on the Expedition Must Have Thought

Picture it; St. Louis, 1803. The President of the United States turns to you and says, “I just bought some land – a bit west of here, sight unseen, and was thinking maybe you could head out and see what we got.” I am not quite sure I would have been as excited as Lewis…

Cocktails and Craft Beers

For adults craving cocktails with panache or a stunning craft beer, Great Falls offers a variety of settings to enjoy a signature cocktail. Whether you prefer you sip in an upscale wine bar, drink in a dive bar, marvel at mermaids, or enjoy the game with the crowd, Great Falls has it all! The legendary Sip n…

What You’ll Find at the Malmstrom Museum

Great Falls boasts 10 amazing museums that vary in purpose, size, and mission. These museums are part of what makes Great Falls Montana’s Basecamp for Art & Adventure. In honor of Veteran’s Day, the Great Falls Montana Tourism team is proud to highlight what visitors will find at the Malmstrom Museum. Malmstrom Air Force Base was established in 1942…

Basecamp for Art & Culture | Mansfield Center

Great art and music is for everyone, and the Mansfield Center for the Performing arts in Downtown Great Falls hosts a variety of converts, ballets, holiday shows, stage productions, and is the home of the Great Falls Symphony. The plush Mansfield Center showcases its historic elegance through intricate architecture and acoustics that are unrivaled in Montana.…

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