Summer Events

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.

Glacier Half Marathon

June 16, 2018

Challenge yourself at the Glacier Half Marathon while enjoying the beautiful scenery around Glacier National Park. The course runs along the east border of the park and is part of the National Park Half Marathon Series.

Don’t miss this 2018 event and sign up today! Glacier Half Marathon


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

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.

More details available at

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