Moments of Culture

There are lots of places in Helena to share a moment with your friends - like HUB Coffee downtown on Last Chance Gulch.

Moments in your own backyard.

Try and be bored—we dare you.

As a capital city, Helena offers an active social scene complete with restaurants of all kinds, quaint coffee and movie houses, and charming downtown walkways full of interesting boutiques. And, Helena’s art scene is first-class. In fact, Helena is one of the best small arts towns in the West.

As a community, Helena is so highly regarded that it landed as #27 on Livibility's Top 100 Best Places to Live survey.

Moments of the unique and the familar
Cool local favorite shops such as fourOsix, Sole Sisters, Capital Sports and Western, The Base Camp, and Montana Book & Toy Company make shopping in Helena a unique experience. And try the local farmers' market! Or looking for favorites like Costco, Target, Winco, Walmart, TJ Maxx, Ross, Lowes, Home Depot, Staples, Hobby Lobby and the like? Yep, we've got them too.

Moments of art and culture.
Helena is home to a vibrant arts community, with venues like the Grandstreet Theatre, the Archie Bray Foundation for Ceramic Arts, and the Myrna Loy Center for the Performing Arts, as well as museums, galleries, theatres. Don't forget about the Helena Symphony performing under the stars, jazz weekends at Benny's Bistro, the showcasing 8 to 9 plays and musicals a year, and so much more making Helena one of the best small art towns in America.