Whitefish visitors can enjoy a number of attractions without leaving the city limits. Indoor activities provide a welcome break in an adventure-packed schedule or an entertaining option when the weather just won't cooperate.
Stumptown Historical Society and Whitefish Museum
Located in the restored Great Northern railroad depot, this Whitefish museum allows you to learn more about the area's logging and railroad history.
Downtown Farmer's Market
Held from May through September, Whitefish's weekly open-air market features local produce, flowers, crafts, food booths, and live entertainment.
The O'Shaughnessy Cultural Arts Center is the Whitefish venue for productions from the Whitefish Theatre Company and the Alpine Theatre Project. The facility is also used for art shows, local fairs, dance, workshops, concerts, and film.
The Wave Whitefish Community Aquatic & Health Center
The Wave is a full-service fitness and recreation facility as modern and well-equipped as you'll find in any city, anywhere. In addition to exercise classes, fitness equipment, and a gymnasium, The Wave offers racquetball, handball, and squash courts, a juice and coffee bar, a child care center, a pro shop, a salon, and massage and physical therapy services. The Wave's aquatics center includes a water park area for the kids, a lap pool, a warm water pool, and a Jacuzzi. You can purchase visitor passes at the front desk.
Special Events in Whitefish
The community of Whitefish and the nearby mountain resort host a variety of fun events throughout the year, including:
- Whitefish Winter Carnival (Feb)
- Festival Amadeus (Jul)
- Huckleberry Days (Aug)
- Brewfest (Aug)
- Taste of Whitefish (Sep)
- The Great Northwest Oktoberfest (Sep/Oct)
- see current Whitefish Events Calendar