First Night Flathead


First Night Flathead returns this year for its 16th annual community New Year’s Eve celebration in downtown Kalispell offering a variety of activities and performing arts in a family-friendly safe environment.

Free Family Activities

Our First Night Flathead celebration begins with FREE Family Activities at the Kalispell Center Mall and Red Lion Fireside Lounge 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The free fun includes NYE Hat Decorating, Face Painting, Jewelry Making, Arts and Crafts, and the First Night Flathead Commencement Parade. Returning this year to delight children and adults alike is Clifford, the Big Red Dog!

First Night Flathead 2015 Performing Artists

The organizers of First Night Flathead are very excited with this year’s performance line-up. We have scheduled over 35 of your local favorites and some new First Night performing artists to fill the night with an array of musical styles, swing dancing, belly dancing, face painting and Doc Wild aka Critterman is back! Our 12 venues are all within walking distance in downtown Kalispell with performances running 6:00 pm through 12:30 am. New this year is a special Kickoff to Midnight performance set at 6:00 pm and the Countdown to Midnight celebration begins at 11:45 pm - both in the Red Lion Fireside Lounge.

Click here for the Daily Inter Lake eEdition of our First Night Flathead 2015 Official Program Guide!


Online Donation

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First Night Flathead 2015 Admission Button

First Night Flathead 2015
$12.00 in Advance

On Sale Dec 17th!

Advance Button Outlets

$15.00 at the Door
At all performance venues

Children 12 and under are FREE
when accompanied by an
Adult with an FNF button