The 33rd annual Huckleberry Days Arts Festival takes place this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Depot Park, bringing over 100 arts, crafts and food vendors to downtown Whitefish.
Sponsored by Whitefish Credit Union and organized by the Whitefish Chamber of Commerce, this year’s festival features an array of original paintings, sculptures, garden art and jewelry, as well as photography, handcrafted pottery hand, clothes and more.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Also returning this year will be a wide variety of food vendors.
Festival-goers can also enjoy impromptu performances by The Living Statue on Friday and Saturday afternoons and aerial dancers from Levitation Nation on Saturday and Sunday. Children can participate in the Stumptown Art Studio’s Huck Days Art Project from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturdays.
Starting the weekend, Glacier Bank of Whitefish will be offering free blueberry ice cream at its downtown branch starting at 10 a.m. while it lasts.
Whitefish City Beach will host the annual “Swim the Fish” event, featuring one-mile, half-mile, and 3.1-mile races sponsored by the WAVE Aquatic & Fitness Center. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the race at 9 a.m. For more information or to register, visit www.whitefishwave.com.
For more information about Huckleberry Days, call the Whitefish Chamber at 406-862-3501 or visit whitefishchamber.org.