Downtown Hamilton, nestled in the heart of the scenic Bitterroot Valley, invites you to take a stroll. Majestic mountain peaks form a stunning backdrop as you wander Hamilton’s historic business district. Buildings, from a simpler time, are home to many unique shopping experiences. Fine art galleries, jewelers, and antiques, catch your eye, while quaint boutiques and fashionable home dècor shops welcome you. Bookworms, toy lovers, and those with a sweet tooth, your store is just down the block. Take a break. Sip a local microbrew. Enjoy a fine wine. Sample the cuisine offered by an array of cafes and restaurants as you watch the sun set over the Big Sky Country and beautiful Hamilton, Montana!



December 14th
Monthly Meeting
Bitterroot Public Library
All are welcome!

December 1st-24th
Countdown to Christmas!
Check us out on Facebook for updates and under the Events/Holiday section on this website for more info!

December 1st
Meet the Grinch
Come Downtown to celebrate "Grinch-mas" with us. Find the Grinch for a reading of Dr. Seuss' 
"How the Grinch Stole Christmas" at Chapter One Bookstore at 6pm, or find him at Main Street Toys at 7pm. Businesses open late in Hamilton-ville!


December 8th
Hamilton Tonight "Sheep Trail"

Kids! Our bewildered shepherd needs your help! The Knotty Knitters of the Bitterroot created twelve cuddly sheep for you to find in downtown businesses. Pick up your Sheep Trail Map in participating shops, or from the shepherd on the street. When you've found all twelve, enter the Dec. 16th drawing for the cuddly sheep and other prizes!

December 15th
Celebration of Light!

Come Downtown for the Celebration of Light as we welcome Winter Solstice with warming barrels and free s'mores. Visit our table to light a candle with a wish or a prayer for the coming year. ALSO, join us for our 1st Annual Light Your Ride bike ride through town! Wrap your townie (or fat tire) in lights and ride through Hamilton with us! Meet at the Post Office parking lot at 6pm!

December 22nd
Countdown to Christmas!

The final countdown is here. Take advantage of your last late shopping night before the big day. Also, at 6pm at Mikesell's will be the grand prize drawing from the Countdown to Christmas entries. Merry Christmas!





Claire Kemp, Executive Director
PO Box 424, Hamilton MT 59840
(406) 360-9124