Manhattan Potato Festival - Manhattan

Saturday, August 15, 2015 - Saturday, August 15, 2015

Saturday is a day of celebration held in downtown Manhattan in honor of the potato industry surrounding this community. The day includes with firemen's breakfast, parade, arts and crafts vendors, and car show. Free children's area with face painting, inflatables and balloons.

Bring your Antique and Classic Car, Truck, Street Rod, Sports Car, Motorcycle, Tractor or Work in Progress to the Potato Festival Car Show in Manhattan, Montana. This annual event is held in downtown Manhattan in conjunction with the Manhattan Potato Festival. Car show registration is from 9-10:30 am, at the corner of Railroad Avenue and North Broadway and Parade starts at 11:00am.

In 1950 seed potato farming was started in the farms around Manhattan. Over the years, seed potato farming has grown significantly and become one of our major agricultural products. The local farmers sell their potatoes to the community and ship their potatoes around the country. Thanks to the efforts of our local farmers, Manhattan, Amsterdam, and Churchill areas have become the potato capital of Montana.

The festival has evolved into an event beginning with a Fireman's breakfast and includes a parade, a car show and a great children's area. The festival still includes lots of food, activities and music. Over the years, the raffle has expanded from three prizes to approximately 100 all of which are donated from area businesses. Our booth rental is exceeding 100 and growing which makes us one of the largest festivals in the state. It is attended by approximately 5,000 festival goers.

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Phone: 406-284-4162
Fax: 406-284-4162

Manhattan Potato Festival will be held downtown Manhattan. Exit I-90 at Manhattan, go north to (Main Street) stop sign. Festival is on the east and west side of Main Street.

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Saturday: 9:00am - 4:00pm

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Breakfast, Childrens Activities, Food Services, Handicapped Accessible, Information, Lunch, Merchandise, Music, Parking, Pets Allowed, Public Restroom, Shuttle Service, Store, Tour

Arts And Crafts, Car Show, Childrens Activities, Dancing, Entertainment, Exhibit, Farmers Market, Festival, Fireworks, Food And Drink, Music, Parade, Shopping