Inspiring the next generation of innovators

A two-day family-friendly festival of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. In this time of rapid change, people must know how to innovate, think creatively and problem solve. To inspire and empower the next generation of innovators, Kalispell Public Schools, FVCC, ImagineIF Libraries, and Montana West Economic Development are joining forces to offer a Manufacturing and Technology Expo alongside the annual Kalispell Mini Maker Faire. This event has the potential to increase opportunities for personal success, a thriving local economy and an excellent quality of life or all citizens of the Flathead Valley.


Friday, February 24: Manufacturing Expo

9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Flathead County Fairgrounds Expo Building
Meet over 30 local manufacturers offering hands-on experiences designed to spark curiosity.

Saturday, February 25: Kalispell Mini Maker Faire

10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Flathead County Fairgrounds Expo Building
Dive into the world of Making and see how tinkering can help develop 21st century skills.