WELCOME TO 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.
Look for our Official Program Guide in the Saturday, December 20th issue of the Daily Inter Lake.