- Red Lodge's Winter Carnival offers several winter activities for people of all ages, including the Cardboard Classic Race
- Full of food, live entertainment, and competitions
- Occurs in early March
- Activities and competitions take place at Red Lodge Mountain and in downtown Red Lodge
- Event fees vary
Overview: Red Lodge Mountain hosts two days of food, live music, and competitions for visitors and locals of all ages. Activities of this event include the Cardboard Classic and Parade, Value Cardboard Classic Race, Fire Hose Race, Treasure Hunt, live music, spaghetti dinner, the Torchlight Parade, fireworks show, the Snow Ball, Scavenger Hunt, and King & Queen of the Mountain Race.
Where: The majority of the Red Lodge Winter Carnival takes place at the Red Lodge Mountain outside Red Lodge. To get there, head south on Highway 212 and then west on Ski Run Road. Other activities of this event take place in downtown Red Lodge.
Fee: Event fees vary. Many of the competitions offer a monetary prize.
Details: The Cardboard Classic Parade and Race is a display and competition of the most creative and fastest crafted sleds made only of cardboard and duct tape. Saturday, the Torchlight Parade and fireworks take place at Red Lodge Mountain during the evening. Later, the Snow Ball is celebration and dance where the annual Snow Queen and King are crowned. Sunday on the Mountain, the fastest man or women skier or snowboarder is named the King or Queen of Red Lodge Mountain.