For many years, the mountain town of Whitefish, Montana has celebrated its Winter Carnival based on the lore and history of Ullr, the God of Snow. February 6 - 8, 2015 will
present the 56th Annual Whitefish Winter Carnival featuring this year’s theme "America the Beautiful — Honoring Veterans" offering locals and visitors unique ways to celebrate winter with quirky Whitefish traditions. National Geographic named the Whitefish Winter Carnival one of the “Top 10 Winter Carnivals in the World” in 2012.
Whitefish Winter Carnival Chair Paul Johannsen exclaims, "The community response to the theme honoring Veterans has been truly exciting. It's a great thrill for the carnival board to feature our men and women of the military this year."
Winter Carnival events and its full cast of characters kicked off Saturday, January 10th with the Merry Maker where the Prime Minister Luke Walrath and Duchess of Lark Linda Ray were introduced to King Ullr LVI. King Ullr LVI Lin Akey and...[more]