Northern Rockies

Local Happenings

Annual Events


(June - August)
This is a seasonal event in  Kalispell that offers live music, food, vendors, arts and crafts, a farmers market, and a beer and wine garden.

Picnic in the Park

June - August
This event is offered Tuesday afternoons and Wednesday evenings throughout the summer. Live music is available and food vendors if you forget your own picnic basket.

Arts in the Park

This is the Hockaday Museum’s oldest major fund-raiser. Visitors to the fair can enjoy browsing the artistic creations; taking in a variety of great entertainment; and food samples.

Glacier Rod Run

This annual event features hot rods from the old days in the streets of downtown Kalispell.

Northwest Montana Fair and Parade

Kalispell hosts this regional gathering which involves both commercial and individual exhibits, 4H/FFA exhibits, five days and six nights of Inland Empire/Royal West Amusements carnival, three nights of PRCA Rodeo action and fireworks after rodeo, and much more.

Glacier Jazz Stampede

This four-day, four-venue music festival of Traditional, Ragtime, Dixieland, Big Band and Swing Jazz in Kalispell at the Red Lion Hotel.

Daily or weekly events can be found on the following calendars: OR