Events & Activities

The Town of Hot Springs, along with the Chamber of Commerce and the Hot Springs Artist Society sponsor several events each year.

Artist Society Gala Wine, Cheese, Chocolate Tasting, and Art Show & Silent Auction. Early each November the Hot Springs Artist Society hosts its major fundraising event The Gala Wine, Cheese, Chocolate Tasting at the Symes Hotel. Besides the yummy tasting from local bakers, vintners, and cheese makers, a silent auction features the creations of numerous local artists. The event offers attendees the opportunity to dress up, indulge in decadent cuisine, and obtain works of art, often at bargain prices.    Visit their website for the Gala and silent auction items.

The HSAS sponsors the Missoula Children’s Theater at the school, the Summer Arts Camp for Kids, and numerous Art Shows at the Wall Street Mall “Off The Wall” Gallery throughout the year.

WINTER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION December  Christmas carols, Great Scots Bagpippers, fire pit and hot chocolate in the Park.  Later in the evening there will be fire dancers, lighted labyrinth, and music at the Symes Hotel.

DRAGON FESTIVAL & CHINESE NEW YEAR  February join us for the Dragon Parade down Main Street. The parade will be followed by numerous events at the Towanda Gardens and Symes Hotel. Music, fire dancers, food & fireworks continue into the evening.

HOMESTEADER DAYS always the second weekend in June, consists of a 3 day rodeo, a kiddie parade and games, along with day-long Music on Main Street on Saturday, street dance on Saturday night, the Grand Parade on Sunday, softball and horseshoe tournaments, breakfast and barbeques honoring the original Homesteaders and their descendants, a car show, a quilt show, and lots more.