SPONSORS / LOCAL EVENTS

On this page is a list of all of our festival sponsors, also including a list with helpful information about events and awesome things to check out and look for from them during your stay!

Experience the Comforts of Montana

Camping is free, but first come, first serve. Here are some pleasant alternatives that you can enjoy with your whole family.

America’s Best Value

A loyal donor for all 9 years, a special thanks goes to out Annie for always being there!

A view that is right on the lake! Imagine waking up with the fresh smell of the water in the Montana sunlight! With a park immediately next to it, and a location near Stageline Pizza and Subway! You could walk to breakfast, lunch and dinner!

Red Lion Hotel

We thank you for providing 3 years of your great support to us!

Red Lion is a perfect choice for a family vacation as it has a swimming pool and are right next to MacKenzie River Restaurant, with an absolutely beautiful view of the lake and the mountains, and near many stores with food and drink.

Flathead Rafting Company / Riverside Recreational (?) – Special Thanks! (*Filler information on Events near 16th and 17th? Sales?)

The Casino Extravaganza

Thanks to the 9 years of showing us the support! We are so grateful.

KwaTaqNuk hosts the port of the Shadow – a pleasure cruise on the lake with fine dining. Thursday nights, they also have a live band playing for you from the patio!


Polson Showboat Cinemas

Our thanks for the 9 years of sponsorship!

A Great way to spend the time with the family if you just need a respite! Right on Main Street!
Showings are typically 4 PM, 6 PM and 9 PM. Here is a link to movies showing in August! Or Call : (406) 883-5603

Experience the Arts & Flavors!

Eat, Buy Local, Stay a While!

Super 1 & Harvest Foods

Local Grocery & More! Super One and Harvest Foods has sponsored the festival for all 9 years! Thanks so much!

For all out-of-towners, check out the organic food sections, and especially, check out the Montana made food selections and try the amazing selection of local and worldwide wines! They sell locally made Mead from Hidden Legend Winery in Victor, MT, and Riesling wines from William Weaver Wine, LLC., or try out the beer from Glacier Brewing Company!


Richwines Burgerville

For 9 years of sponsorship, and a whole lot more of great tasting American food, a very special thanks to you for all the good tasting food and all the help you lend to people in need! Come try the Burgers (and the shakes are delicious)! Each specialty Bernie burger you buy donates a portion to the American Cancer Society in loving memory to Shane Richwine.

Total Screen
Design

A welcome helping hand for 9 years, thank you to the Lozars and Total Screen Design.
You’ll want to check has a gift shop of a variety of things Montana made products from soaps, to candles, to shirts, and more!

Polson Chamber of Commerce (?) – Special Thanks to the Polson Chamber for their on board support!
Events on the 16th – come eat nice fruit and enjoy the local artists at the Main Street showing of Polson’s Farmers Market from 9 AM to 1 PM. Showing both days at the South Shore below China Gate Restaurant is a DJ at 10 PM. Enjoy delicious Chinese food and a small dance floor!

Glacier Brewing Company (?) – Special Thanks!

Polson Family Chiropractic (6 years) A special thanks to the 3 year poacher turned 6 year sponsor.

Walgreens

Supporters for 2 years!

More from our contributors!

Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes (9 years) CSKT Aquatics (?)

Mission Valley Aquatics (?)

St. Luke’s Community Healthcare (9 years) – Thanks to the full-on support and care from a great staff we trust. Tourists – if you’re going to drink, you should probably know a good hospital. Just saying.

Glacier Bank / Republic Services

Republic Services has been providing annual support since the inception! We have hope you enjoyed the show!
Glacier Bank & Republic Services have been kind donors and proud sponsors for all 9 years! Two great community friendly businesses we can trust! Thank you!

The UPS Store #2265

The UPS Store has been a sponsor since the very beginning of the festival, contributing help with designs, printing, marketing materials, website additions, ticket-hosting, and more! Thank you!

Anderson Broadcasting Radio Group

Anderson Broadcasting has lent their hand in Radio marketing, set building, and more! Providing support since the inception as a sponsor. Thank you!

And a Special thanks to the Anderson Broadcasting Charitable Foundation.

LA Audio Productions

This man has been a godsend. His involvement was vital, and absolutely appreciated. This show would not have happened at the insane level of quality it has been known for without his skills and talents.

His aid came especially well with the back-lines, the front of house, and lights.

Pickel’s Photography

“Where the Focus is on You!” 406-890-9952

Another 9 year sponsor.

Mann Mortgage (New sponsor)

Carstens & Associates Land Surveyors (New Sponsor)

Greater Polson Community Foundation (New Sponsor)

LCCDC Lake County Community Development Center – Special Thanks to Billie Lee for the awesome grant support.

Montana Tourism Department – Thanks to you for the amazing promotional support provided.

City of Polson – For this Lovely little town you keep as such a kind and pleasant atmosphere. Thank you!

Lake County Commissioners – For these Lovely little permits you provide. No one can thank you enough for the amount of enjoyment and ease of time.

Special Thanks to the Blue’s Societies:

Inland Empire Blues Society

The Inland Empire Blues Society (IEBS) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting, preserving and promoting the blues through social events, such as concerts, festivals, and a newsletter. IEBS is a member of the Blues Foundation. Although based in Spokane Washington, IEBS represents a broader area generally known as the Inland Empire of the Pacific Northwest.

Flathead Valley Blues Society

Since 1994, the FVBS supports area blues festivals in the Flathead Valley as well as surrounding areas. The blues society has been a continuing positive influence on the blues scene in Northwest Montana.

Washington Blues Society

The Washington Blues Society is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to promote, preserve and advance the culture and tradition of blues music as an art form. 

BE A PROUD SPONSOR OF THIS EXPERIENCE!