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THE 24th TERRITORIAL DAYS - DEER LODGE - JUNE 14th - 16th 2013


  The 24th Annual Territorial Days Celebration in Deer Lodge kick off on Friday 14th June with a Bonfire and Wine Tasting at the Deer Park Golf Course at 6:30 pm. Music provided by Steve and Susan Fullmer.

Saturdays events begin with the Prison Break Run, sponsored by the Deer Lodge Athletic Association.

 ~3 Kilometer (1.8 miles) fun run/walk

 ~5 Kilometer (3.0 miles) fun run

 ~10 Kilometer (6.0 miles) road race

All runs started at 8:00 am

Race day registration begins one hour before race time – included registration check-in.

$15 for 3K entrants and $20 for 5K/10K entrants

All proceeds benefit Deer Lodge Athletic Associations Scholarship Fund and their continued support of Deer Lodge Athletics!

Registration will be held at Newland & Company – 212 Missouri Ave. (just off of Main St.)

Questions? Contact ~ Candice Miller on 846-1191

  Show and Shine / Top 20 Pick Awards registration take place in the Old Prison Yard from 9 am till 11 am. Entry is $18 for your 1st car, $5 each for your 2nd and subsequent cars. Entrants receive a goodie bag with Dash Plaque, a free pass to the Museums, local information and other freebies. Plus a chance to win one of our trophies. More information on this page.

  The Territorial Days Parade starts at 11:30 am. Assemble beside Scharfs Restaurant at 819 Main Street at 11:00 am

Those not part of the Show and Shine join the Parade at the corner of Pennsylvania and Main (by Scharfs Restaurant). The Pioneer Power and Tractor Association Antique Tractor Show will be held on Main Street after the Parade.

  After the Parade along Main Street, the Show and Shine entrants turn around at California/Pizza Hut, and line up along Main Street. The ‘Top 20′ is voted for by the entrants themselves, and all winners receive a prize. A ‘Peoples Choice’ award is also presented. Votes are posted in the box on the Chamber of Commerce table next to the stage.

  Jaywalkers Jamboree starts after the parade, with vendors along Main Street selling everything from food and drink to jewelry, clothing, toys, craft items, etc. More information on this page.

  At 1 pm the Texaco Country Showdown starts on the  stage at Missouri and Main.

  The Live Band "Genuine Article" perform on stage at 7 pm for our Free Street Dance, until 11 pm.


Other events are also taking place in Deer Lodge on Saturday, check local paper and posters for details.

On Sunday, the Annual Father's Day Golf Tournament takes place at the Deer Park Golf Course.

Saturdays MAIN EVENTS are presented by the Powell County Chamber of Commerce and we wish to give a big THANK YOU to all of our SPONSORS:

  Band sponsored by: Zip Beverage, Broken Arrow, Montana Bar and the Corner Office.

  Show N Shine Trophies sponsored by: Ace Hardware, Boomerang Bakery, Broken Arrow Steakhouse, Circle H. Growers, Clark Fork Veterinary Clinic, Clawson Insurance Agency, Deer Lodge Family Dental, Deer Lodge Liquor Store, Deer Lodge Medical Center, Eastside Greenhouse, First Security Bank, Greany's Dry Goods, Hogans Rancher Ag Supply, I-90 Auto/Truck Plaza, Indian Creek Campground, Keystone Drug & Gifts, Lickety Print, McDonalds, Montana Auto Museum, MRC Main Street Services, Newland and Company, NorthWestern Energy, Old Prison Museum, PayneWest Insurance, Peoples Bank of Deer Lodge, Pioneer Federal Savings & Loan, Pizza Hut, Powell County Title Co., R&C Home Improvement, Realty West/Lane & Associates, Renaissance Elder Care, the river radio, Silver State Post, Steele's Furniture & Appliances, Sun Mountain Logging, Sun Up Fitness, Territorial Antiques & Uniques, Treasure State Auto Parts, Valley Foods, Western Big Sky Inn, Wild Iris.

We wish to thank all the businesses and the City of Deer Lodge for allowing us to set up the Jaywalkers Jamboree on Main Street. Thanks to the City of Deer Lodge Police Department and the Powell County Sheriffs Office. Thanks go to Major Cameron and the crew from the Boot Camp for clean-up, and to the volunteers who help organize and run the Pepsi Wagon.

We hope everyone has an enjoyable and safe TERRITORIAL DAYS in Deer Lodge.


Many thanks to all the sponsors and a big THANK YOU to all the volunteers who put in so much time and effort to make Territorial Days such an enjoyable event.



Click on the following pictures for the larger image from previous year's events.

Photos by David Williams. 2010 Powell County Chamber of Commerce. All rights reserved.

Photos from previous years events are on this link