Summer Events

Kalispell Farmers Market

May 5 - October 13, 2018

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.

Taste of Kalispell

June 21, 2018

This event will appeal to all of your senses when many local chefs, caterers, brew masters, wine makers, artists and musicians come together to give you a “Taste of Kalispell”.

More information available here.

The Big Shindig

June 23, 2018

Don’t miss the third annual Big Shinding. Check out a wide range of hot rod, classic, custom and unfinished cars from around the country. Live bands, BBQ and the Pin-Up Girl Polar Plunge competition will complete the entertainment.

Picnic In The Park

June 26 – August 21, 2018

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. 


Thursday!Fest 2018

June 28 - August 30, 2018

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.

Downtown Kalispell

2018 Kalispell Fourth of July Parade

July 4, 2018

Join the Kalispell Chamber in downtown Kalispell at 10:00 AM for the 2018 Fourth of July Parade! Spectators can watch the parade on Main Street from 10th Street to Center Street. Please note, the parade route stops at the intersection of Main Street and Center Street; the intersection of Center Street and 1st Avenue West must stay clear of spectators.

Click here for more details or to register for the parade.


The Event at Rebecca Farm 2018

July 18 - 22, 2017

A celebration of harmony and partnership between horse and rider, The Event at Rebecca Farm is held each year in the spectacular Flathead Valley.  This world-class equestrian event is the biggest of its kind in the United States with more than 600 competitors from across the continent participated in dressage, cross country and show jumping last year and over 20,000 spectators.

While you’re at The Event, explore the scores of booths at the Art & Trade Fair and the multitude of local food vendors. Everyone in the family will love the pony rides, face painting, arts & crafts and bounce houses in the Kid Zone.

Learn more about the event and view lodging specials

Northwest Montana Fair & Rodeo 2018

August 15-19, 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.

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