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Formerly Glacier Treks Outdoor Adventures

A Toast to Tradition: The Great Northern Bar in Whitefish, Montana

Updated: May 2

Nestled in the heart of the picturesque town of Whitefish, Montana, The Great Northern Bar stands as a testament to the town's rich history and vibrant culture. This iconic establishment, often referred to as "The Great Northern," has been a beloved local watering hole for generations and a must-visit destination for anyone seeking an authentic taste of Montana's hospitality and charm.

beer mugs at Great Northern Bar in Whitefish Montana

A History as Rich as the Whiskey

Step Back in Time: The moment you enter The Great Northern Bar, you'll feel like you've stepped back in time. There are signs all over the walls from businesses that have populated the City of Whiefish over the years. The atmosphere is steeped in history, with rustic woodwork, antique décor, and a warm, inviting ambiance. It's a place where you can imagine cowboys and pioneers from days gone by, enjoying a drink after a hard day's work.

Local Legacy: Established in 1919, The Great Northern Bar has witnessed the changing landscape of Whitefish. It has always been a central gathering place for both locals and tourists, who come together to share stories, raise a glass, and celebrate life in this picturesque part of Montana.

The Best of Montana Libations

Craft Beer Selection: If you're a beer enthusiast, you're in for a treat. The Great Northern Bar offers a wide selection of local craft beers and a rotating tap list that features the best Montana breweries have to offer. Whether you prefer a hoppy IPA or a smooth porter, there's something for every beer lover.

Spirits and Cocktails: The bar is well-stocked with an impressive variety of spirits and an array of signature cocktails. From classic concoctions to innovative mixology, their skilled bartenders are ready to craft the perfect drink to suit your taste.

Live Music and Entertainment

A Feast for the Ears: The Great Northern Bar is known for its live music, which adds another layer of excitement to the experience. Local bands and touring acts grace the stage, delivering memorable performances that get everyone dancing. Check their event schedule to see who's playing during your visit.

Here is a video of The Max playing at the Great Northern 2/24/2024. A great time was had by all, as you can see!

Check out all the events happening at The Great Northern Bar!

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