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Winter Things

Explore ExplorationWorks!

Located in the Heart of Helena, ExplorationWorks has something for kids ages 1-100! Explore your way with our many hands-on activities and exhibits focused on all things… Read more »

Montana Historical Society

Montana’s memory starts here! Established in 1865, the Montana Historical Society is one of the oldest institutions of its kind west of the Mississippi River. The Museum… Read more »

Enjoy a holiday event at the Civic Center

Festival of Trees (12/4-12/7) Nutcracker on the Rocks (11/30 & 12/1) Not-So-Silent Night Christmas Carol (12/4) Kenny G (12/7) Three Dog Night (12/28)   More info:

Catch a Grandstreet Theater play

Frozen Jr. (12/11-12/15) at Civic Center Puffs (1/24-2/9) More info:

Relax and soak at Broadwater Hot Springs

Catch some live music and enjoy live poolside music on the outdoor stage and food and drinks at the Springs Taproom. More info:

Ice fish at one of Helena’s nearby lakes

Canyon Ferry, Hauser or Holter Lake are filled with rainbow trout, yellow perch, walleye, the occasional ling, and even kokanee salmon. More info:

Go ice skating at the Helena Ice Arena or Memorial Park

The arena offers public skating most every day of the week. Or catch a Bighorns Jr. hockey game on Friday or Saturday! More info: The Memorial… Read more »

Cross Country Ski

Located 15 miles west of Helena off of Highway 12 on your way toward Elliston, “Mac Pass” offers groomed cross country ski trails. The plowed parking lot… Read more »


The National Forest Areas around Helena offer a great opportunity to see the mountains under a blanket of snow when you’re sporting your snowshoes. Local outdoor store,… Read more »