Our Chamber of Commerce hosts multiple, large community events each year in addition to monthly networking, luncheons and ribbon cuttings.
Wear your green and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Columbia Falls at our annual Cloverfest put on by the Columbia Falls Area Chamber of Commerce. This family-friendly event includes live music performances by local musicians, bagpipes, a 5k, 1 mile fun run, food trucks, beer and distillery garden, themed competitions, kids carnival and more!
Columbia Falls 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
Annual basketball tournament the 2nd Saturday of August in Columbia Falls. Tournament is open to players 5th grade-adult.
12 Days of Christmas
The 12 Days of Christmas is an annual fundraiser planned by the Columbia Falls Area Chamber of Commerce. 78 winners will be the lucky winners of our valued business donations. One lucky winner will win $250.00 in Christmas Cash!Learn More
Columbia Falls Area Chamber Food Drive
Annual Food Drive Competition between our Chamber member businesses. In 2022, we donated 5,592lbs of food and $3,126 to our local food bank.
Collection dates for the 2023 food drive are Tuesday, February 14th - February 28th. Contact us if you are interested in participating this year.
Columbia Falls Job Fair
Annual job fair held at the Columbia Falls High School put on by the Columbia Falls Area Chamber of Commerce, Columbia Falls High School and Job Service Kalispell.
CHAMBER NETWORKING AND EDUCATIONAL EVENTS
The Columbia Fall Area Chamber of Commerce is a business oriented membership organization whose purpose is to promote member businesses to each other, residents and visitors. We offer educational, networking, advertising and economic development opportunities through a variety of regularly scheduled Chamber sponsored events. We also share information with our membership through regular E-newsletters, press releases, radio interviews and social media.
Join us on the second Tuesday of the month September through May for our General Membership Luncheons at the Cedar Creek Lodge in Columbia Falls. Lunches are catered by rotating member catering businesses, and the optional lunch is $14 per person, inclusive of gratuity. Each month we feature a presenter who gives a 30-45 minutes presentation pertinent to the business environment followed by member businesses sharing about their business. The Columbia Falls Area Chamber is the only Chamber in the Flathead Valley that offers this unique member business sharing opportunity as well as smaller scale networking at tables. Lunch service and networking begins at 11:30am and the one hour program begins at noon.
Business After Hours are the Chamber sponsored after work networking social. It’s a great way to show off your business and get to know other business people in the area. The Columbia Falls Area Chamber is the offers these spotlight events to our silver and gold Chamber members at no additional cost to the member!
Growth is a hot topic of discussion at our monthly Economic Development Meeting. The round table discussion starts at 7am on the third Tuesday of the month, except for July and August, and is open to the public. Meetings alternate between a round table format and featured presentation. Meetings are held in the Council Chambers at the City of Columbia Falls.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies are a great way to promote your new business or to promote a new component of your established business. This ceremony is free to members and non-chamber members. Don’t miss an opportunity to showcase your business to the community!
Business After Hours 2023 Schedule. All events are from 5:30-7:00pm unless otherwise noted.