Ice Fishing Tournament

December 30, 2017 - February 25, 2018

More than any other region in Montana, our NW corner offers unmatched variety when it comes to fishing. There is literally, fishing in every direction! And when winter sets in, our area offers ice fishing opportunities that are the envy of the Midwest States, only with much milder weather. Ice fishing season runs from December through March with several tournaments to test your skills.

View the 2017-2018 region ice fishing tournament schedule:

Rocky Mountain Extreme Bull Riding

February 9 - 10, 2018

Two nights of professional bull riding featuring top cowboys from across North America.  Chancy Williams and the Younger Brothers Band plays wraps up the evening on Saturday.  For tickets and information, click HERE

Glacier Symphony presents “Schubert 9 and The Egyptian”

February 17 - 18. 2018

The Glacier Symphony is featuring two popular musicians in there “Schubert 9 and The Egyptian” concert on the 17th and 18th.

French composer Saint-Seans will be represented by his Piano Concerto No. 5 in F, known popularly as the Egyptian” and from Viennese master Franz Schubert the Glacier Symphony will feature the impressive Symphony No. 9 in C Major.

More information on this and other performances from the Glacier Symphony will be available here.


Montana Sportsman’s Expo 2018

February 23 - February 25, 2018

The Montana Sportsman’s Expo features activities and exhibits for every imaginable sport in the great northwest outdoors – hunting, fishing, rafting, hiking, biking, horseback riding and more. There will be wildlife displays, live seminars, a kid’s fishing pond and 1,000’s of dollars in prizes and giveaways.

Montana Sportsmans Expo

Montana Indoor Soccer Championship

March 2 - 4, 2018

The ball will be in play at the inaugural Montana Indoor Soccer Championships, March 2 – 4, 2018. Boys and girls teams, U12 – U19, from across the northwestern United States and western Canada will compete in the state’s first-ever indoor soccer tournament at the Flathead County Tradecenter on professional turf. The Montana Indoor Soccer Championships is an opportunity for players to extend their indoor seasons as well as prepare for their spring seasons.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 17, 2018

Join the Ancient Order of Hibernians and the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce for the 2017 St. Patrick’s Day Parade.  The parade down Main Street through Historic Downtown Kalispell will begin 4 PM.

If you’d like to be in the parade, contact Parade Chairman, Mark Lalum.
Click here for entry form to print and mail to Mark Lalum (PO Box 579, Kalispell, MT  59903) or fax to 406-755-7478.

Symphony & Chorale Easter Festival

April 5, 7 - 8, 2018

Join the Glacier Symphony and Coral for the Easter Festival, a 3-concert season finale weekend to celebrating spring with performances of sacred and secular music from the great choral and orchestral traditions. The magnificent programs in 2018 will consisted of music by Bach, Bruch and Haydn’s masterpiece “The Creation”.

For more details on the festival and tickets visit here.

Montana Spartan Race 2018

May 5 - 6, 2018

Try obstacle racing at its toughest at the Montana Spartan Sprint.  From beginner trail racers and mud run participants to hardcore warriors, tough guys and marathon runners, they all come out to test themselves on the insane obstacle races! Ninety-nine percent of all people who try this event will finish, and 100 percent will have their thirst for mud & trail racing fully satisfied!

Race Dates:
May 5, 2018 — The grueling Spartan Beast, 12+ miles, 30+ obstacles
May 6, 2018 — The challenging Spartan Sprint, 3+ miles and 20+ obstacles
May 5 & 6, 2018 — Spartan Kids Race, 1/2 – 1 mile

Register today, early registration discounts available.

Bigfork Whitewater Festival 2018

May 26 - 27, 2018

Don’t miss the 43nd Annual Bigfork Whitewater Festival. Participants come from around the world to compete in the festival that features extreme whitewater action and community-oriented fun. Spectators have front row seats for the event, with a scenic nature trail paralleling the north side of the Swan River. The last mile of the river is known as the “Wild Mile” a class IV section of whitewater.

The Herron Half: half marathon, 10K and 5K

June 3, 2018

June 3, 2018, 8 a.m.

Join Foy’s to Blacktail Trails for the annual Herron Half.  Test your limits at Herron Park on the Half Marathon (13.1), 10K or 5K courses. These races are 100% on dirt and take some grit! More info at Run Flathead.

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