What’s New In Helena Summer 24

Helena is buzzing with excitement as fresh, innovative businesses have taken root! From unique shops to exciting experiences, these new spots promise diverse products, fun discoveries, and services that cater to your every whim. It’s time to rediscover your neighborhood and explore the hidden treasures waiting to be found!

The Union Restaurant

Craving more than a burger? The Union isn’t your average restaurant. It is a celebration of Montana’s bounty. The wood-fired grill sizzles with locally sourced meats! Savor a delicious mean on-site.

  • The Union Butcher Shop
    • The butcher shop offers premium cuts to take home. Stock your kitchen with the freshest Montana has to offer. At The Union, every bite connects you to the land and supports local ranchers. Come experience the taste of Montana.
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Montana Historical Society Museum Store

The Montana Historical Society has relocated their gift shop into the Securities Building located at 101 N Last Chance Gulch. Immerse yourself in Montana’s rich tapestry at the Historical Society Museum Store. Discover a treasure trove of books on Montana history, Western lore, and Native American culture. Find unique gifts handcrafted by Montana artisans – jewelry, pottery, huckleberry treats, and more! From captivating Charlie Russell prints to Native American beadwork, every item whispers stories of the Big Sky Country.

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The Bray Gallery Downtown

This new location will showcase work from local and regional Bray-affiliated artists, and help to tell the story of this internationally known ceramics center that is right here in our backyard in Helena! hours of operation will be Wednesday through Friday 11am – 5pm, Saturdays 12-4.
We are thrilled to have a presence downtown and looking forward to participating in art walks, historic tours, and showcasing some of the finest contemporary ceramic works in Helena.

Fish Bowlz

Forget burgers and fries! Fish Bowlz is your healthy, delicious alternative in Helena. The independent poke bowl restaurant, located right on the walking mall in historic downtown, offers a taste of Hawaii that everyone will love. They use fresh ingredients and Their own unique, homemade sauces to create poke bowls that are as satisfying as they are good for you

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Copperline Smashburgers

Copperline isn’t just another burger joint. They’re slingin’ the tastiest burgers in Helena, MT, 7 days a week!  Come experience the juicy perfection and find the perfect side to complete your delicious meal.  Stop by today and discover your new burger obsession!

Big Sky Thrift Store

Big Sky Thrift isn’t your average thrift store. They are a community treasure trove located right here in Helena, Montana. Discover a world of gently used finds, from clothing and furniture to unique treasures.  Shopping at Big Sky Thrift isn’t just about great deals, it’s about supporting our local community.

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The Wild Stag

The Wild Stag has stampeded downtown, bringing a fresh breeze of Western style to 17 West Placer (just next door to Wild Child Collective, their sister shop). Since August 2023, they’ve been wrangling a fun and cheeky shopping experience for all.