Kalispell Farmers Market
The Kalispell Farmers Market offers the freshest produce grown in the Flathead Valley as well as an array of locally made goods. Every Saturday from May 5 through October 13 at 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the Flathead Community College campus, you’ll find local farmers selling everything from meat and eggs, fruits and vegetables to baked goods to native plants and trees. Also shop for handmade jewelry, pottery, soaps, paintings and many more creations by the region’s talented artisans.
Picnic In The Park
Several weekly events allow you to experience what Kalispell is all about in the summer – fresh food, music and good company in one of the most picturesque places in Montana. Every Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and every Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. through August 21, 2018.
Musical highlights available at Picnic In The Park.
Kalispell’s weekly summer street festival with live music, food vendors, artisan booths, kid’s activities and a beer garden. Thursday!Fest takes place on Second Avenue East between 1st and 2nd Streets East on the lawn of The Museum at Central School.
Northwest Montana Fair & Rodeo 2018
NW Montana’s heritage and culture will come alive at the Northwest Montana Fair & Rodeo. The 116 years of tradition will featuring three nights of PRCA Rodeo action, huge concerts, carnival rides galore, and great fair food. Join the fast paced excitement of Relay Races or the Demolition Derby. Further fair highlights include great local talents on stage, the Friday Fair parade in downtown Kalispell, Jr. Livestock show and sale, and more than 100 commercial exhibitors to shop. The heart of the NW Montana Fair is over 8,000 exhibits showcasing the interest, talent, and passion of our regional residents. From quilts to mini-horses, floriculture to rabbits, you’re sure to experience blue ribbon displays throughout the fair.
More details available at http://nwmtfair.com/.
12 And 24 Hours Of Flathead
Montana’s only 12 Hour, 24 Hour and Adaptive Mountain Bike Race at Herron Park in Kalispell! It isn’t your regular mountain bike race. This race has a mission, two courses – adaptive hand cycle course and bicycle course, live music, a hot lap option, free camping, and fun for all ages!
2018 Rad Ride Family Cycling Fundraiser
The 2018 Ride Family Cycling Fundraiser will be taking place on Saturday, August 25th, 2018 with varying ride distances to choose from, up to 46 miles. There is also a great line-up of kids’ activities, a delicious lunch and non-stop FUN beginning at.
This family-oriented family cycle ride honors the memory of Kalispell Regional Healthcare’s former laboratory director, Steve Rademaker, an avid cycling enthusiast who died of pancreatic cancer in December, 2014.
Crown of the Continent Festival
The Crown Guitar Workshop & Festival draws guitar lovers from all over the world for a week of soul-rocking music on the shores of Flathead Lake. What really makes Crown Guitar Workshop & Festival unique is the opportunity to hang out with top-notch artists. The 2018 line-up includes Cory Henry, Liz Longley, Edgar Winter Band, Pat Martino Trio, Nathan East, Jim Massina, Justin Townes and many more.
For more information or to register call (855) 855-5900 or visit crownguitarfest.org.
2018 Montana Dragon Boat Festival
Join the fun at Montana’s 6th annual Dragon Boat Festival as teams from Montana, across the U.S. and Canada compete. Watch teams consisting of 20 paddlers, a steerer and a drummer race to the finish in 46-foot-long Hong Kong-style boats. See it here.
New this year is the Rocky Mountain Championship (RMC), an race division showcasing top dragon boat teams competing for the RMC medal.
Enjoy live music, children’s activities and a Made-in-Montana vendor fair. Food and beverage vendors will be onsite.
Don’t miss this free event on Flathead Lake, the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi River. The festival is expected to attract 3,000 spectators and 2,000 racers, drawing visitors from the Pacific Northwest and Canada, where the sport of Dragon Boat Racing has become increasingly popular.
Flathead Celtic Festival
4th Annual Flathead Celtic Festival September 14th and 15th at Herron Park! The festival kick off on Friday around 3pm with food, vendors, beer garden, and live music including the Montana Shamrockers! Saturday will be all day Highland Athletics including kids competitions, music by Top House, Irish Folk and Fun, and Tra Le Gael, Irish Dancing from Missoula Irish Dancers and the Kalispell Irish Dancers, Highland dancing from the Missoula Highland Dancers, clans tents, educational tents, bagpipers, kids activities, and more! FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! For more information check out there website or Facebook.
Pink Me Up! 1k/5k Color Celebration
The annual Pink Me Up! 1k/5k walk/run is a non-timed event with runners getting doused at several points along the course. It’s all about having fun with your friends and family while raising money for the Cancer Support Community and promoting a healthy and active lifestyle to remain cancer free.
Further details on the 2018 event here.
Ghost Tours at the Conrad Mansion
Discover for yourself if spirits occupy the Conrad Mansion. Tours are led through rooms of the darkened Museum while hearing stories from staff and community members about their encounters with the Conrad family Spirits.
To make your reservations call (406) 755-2166. This 2018 tour is not recommended for children.