You can't deny Christmas is less than 3 weeks away with all the holiday events happening around Billings this weekend.

From a couple of Christmas strolls, to the Festival of Trees, here are some events to enjoy before you get back to wrapping presents:

Downtown Billings Christmas Stroll and ArtWalk (Friday, December 6)
Photos with Santa, holiday beverages, entertainment, and other free activities will be happening from 5 to 9pm at many downtown shops and businesses. The Christmas Stroll coincides with the December Billings Artwalk with over 40 ArtWalk locations displaying regional and local fine art for purchase. For more info, CLICK HERE.

Festival of Trees (Friday, December 6 - Saturday, December 7)
See 40 beautifully decorated artificial trees that will be auctioned off as part of our Gala event. Children's activities and a Brunch with Santa will be offered. All proceeds and funds raised will benefit The Family Tree Center whose mission is to prevent child abuse and neglect in Yellowstone County & the surrounding areas. CLICK HERE to get more info.

The Polar Express (Friday, December 6 - Saturday, December 7)
The historic Billings Depot train station will be transformed into a winter wonderland.  Children in footie jammies snuggle in on a fuzzy red rug to watch a theatrical production of the Polar Express, and a sound and light show will welcome Santa's arrival. For additional info about this event, CLICK HERE.

Red Lodge Christmas Stroll (Friday, December 6 - Saturday, December 7)
It's Christmas fun, western style in Downtown Red Lodge with shopping, eating, horse-drawn wagon rides, and other Christmas activities. Watch the one and only Blade Parade, and Santa will be there two. CLICK HERE to find out more about these two nights of holiday fun.