Thank You to all who supported the Great Bear Festival in 2022. Check back here in January 2023 for news and sponsorship info for 2023.


The 5th Annual Rotary Great Bear Festival will be held in
Downtown Kalispell on
 August 6th, 2022!

Get ready for a beautiful Saturday in Big Sky Country! With craft breweries from all over Montana, wine, food and live music.

The Event:
Your Flathead Valley Rotary Clubs are excited to announce that the 5th Rotary Great Bear Festival will be back in 2022. Join us at Kalispell Depot Park on August 6, 2022, from 4-9:30.
The Benefit:
At the 2021 Festival, over 2000 residents and visitors enjoyed a beautiful summer evening in downtown Kalispell, sampling local and regional beers, hard ciders, wines, and food. With sponsorship support from local businesses and private donors, the 4rd Annual Rotary Great Bear Festival raised nearly $57,000 for local and global charitable projects.
Becoming a Sponsor:
The Flathead business community is known for its generosity to local causes. Rotary’s mission is Service Above Self. Together, we make a difference. We will be honored to have your support of the 4th Annual Rotary Great Bear Festival. Your participation as an Event Sponsor will help us meet our goal to raise $75,000 in charitable funds this year. To sponsor, click the link to the left or contact Chair Mark Rohweder at or Secretary Patricia Hulla at
Let’s Raise A Glass To Raise A Community!
Thank you very much for your consideration–and Cheers!