Spring Events

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.


A Run Through History

April 8, 2018

The annual run begins at the Museum at Central School in Kalispell, travels through Woodland Park, passes the Conrad Mansion and continues by some of the other magnificent eastside historic homes. The conclusion of the race is at The Hockaday Museum of Art.

Join in immediately following the run for a block party celebration on 4th Street West next to the Kalispell Brewing Company. Bring your running Bib to receive a discount on your (first) beer.

This is a fun family event and runners, walkers & strollers are welcome to participate. Serious runners are invited to join the 10K and compete for age-group awards.

The cost of this event is $15.00 with early registration and $20 for later. Discounts for teams of five or more.  Please check the website for date and time details.

Registration is available online at RunSignUp.

Sponsored by the Kalispell Downtown Association, Business Improvement District and National Flood Services.

For more details on the run go to Downtown Kalispell.


Montana Spartan Race

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.  www.spartanrace.com


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.


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