Bannack Days

Montana Living Happenings: Bannack Days

Return to the Old Days at annual Bannack Days

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Return to the early days in Montana's history with a celebration of mining and life in Montana's first territorial capital.

Take part in a stagecoach ride, candle making, Main Street gunfight, old time dancing, pioneer craft demonstrations and lots of music and family fun. A variety of food concessions are offered throughout the day, including lunch and snacks. Included in Bannack Days is Dale Tash Montana History Day. This day is set aside to honor Dale Tash, Montana historian, former Western Montana College history professor, Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commissioner and Bannack Park manager.

Activities include lectures on Montana history, an old-fashioned school day demonstrations of historic log cabin construction and guided tours.

Admission fees are waived with a donation to the Dale Tash Memorial Fund for the preservation of Bannack State Park. Info: 834-3413 or log on to

Bannack State Park, 4200 Bannack Road, Dillon, Montana

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