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The 2020 event calendar is set:
Spring Art Walk = May 8
Roll & Stroll = May 16
Alive at Five = June 3, 10, 17, 24; July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; August 5 & 12
Kids Fall Fest = October 10
Little Tykes Trick or Treat = October 31
Fall Art Walk = November 13
Parade of Lights = November 27
Breakfast with Santa and Small Business Saturday = November 28
2020 events registrations will be up soon.
DHI events has a No Return, No Refund Policy
June 5, 2020 - June 30, 2020
Let’s Get Creative Downtown Helena!!
We have partnered with Janelle DeBray and other local artists to spruce up your business front with fun window art illustrating social distancing
DHI members free of charge
How does it work
- Window display must illustrate 6 ft social distancing and must include #helenawindowartwalk
- Stroll downtown beginning June 5 and all month long to view business windows illustrated by local artists showcasing fun social distancing art
- Best of Show window artist and business will receive $100 each
- Vote June 10-30 on Downtown Helena Facebook page
- Winner announced July 1, 2020
- Participating businesses will receive advertising poster showcasing their artist and business operations details
- Don’t know an artist? No worries. On the registration answer the question “do you have an artist” with “no” and we will partner an artist and business.
This is an opportunity to showcase our local artists and the connectivity between small business, the arts world, and our neighbors!
For artistic questions, ideas, and concerns please contact:
Saturday, October 10th 2020
Celebrate autumn in Downtown Helena with the Kids’ Fall Fest, a family-friendly event located in Pioneer Park.
Downtown Helena Inc. members need to register but no payment is required as your membership includes the Kids’ Fall Fest.
Not a Downtown Helena Inc. member but want to participate in Kids’ Fall Fest? Non-Member cost of registration is $65.
Thursday, October 31st, 2020
Dress up in your best Halloween costume. The downtown businesses are excited to treat you.
Friday, November 13, 2020
From photography and paintings to ceramics and live performances, the Fall Art Walk showcases a diverse range of artwork created by Montana artists.
Downtown Helena Inc. members need to register but no payment is required as your membership includes the Fall Art Walk.
Not a Downtown Helena Inc. member but want to participate in Fall Art Walk? Non-Member cost of registration is $100.
The deadline to register is Friday, October 30.
Kick off the holiday season with the annual Parade of Lights.
2020 parade theme is Candy Land
2019 parade theme was Hometown Helena Past Present and Future
You will receive a ‘thank you for registering’ if your registration goes through. If you do not receive this, please call our office at 447-1535.
Saturday, November 28, 2020
Start your day with Breakfast with Santa at Bert & Ernies, then enjoy Small Business Saturday in Helena’s Historic Downtown!
Breakfast with Santa takes place on November 28, 2020, at Bert & Ernies (361 N. Last Chance Gulch). There are two sittings: one at 9:00 am and one at 10:00 a.m. Enjoy a free Breakfast with Santa, sponsored by Downtown Helena, Inc., Bert and Ernies, Fire Tower Coffee and Sysco Foods. Santa will be at Bert and Ernies for the kiddos! Please bring an unwrapped gift to donate to Toys for Tots.