Big Sky Events

There are so many things to do and see while enjoying beautiful Big Sky, Montana. Below are several of the events taking place in and around Big Sky this winter.


May 29th, 2017 | Opening Day | Big Sky Resort


June 7th through September 27th | Farmer's Market | Fire Pit Park in Big Sky Town Center

Taking place every Wednesday, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Come down and enjoy the fresh bounty of regional farmers, handcrafted gifts, and a variety of ready made foods. 

June 22nd through August 31st | Mountain in the Mountain | Center Stage in Big Sky Town Center

Music starts at 7:00 p.m. every Thursday night; enjoy the musical talents of varying artists, free of charge.


June 22nd | Soul Shine Celebration | Center Stage at Big Sky Town Center

A event benefitting ALS Research and Support, the evening's festivities will kick off at 5:00 pm! Come down and enjoy free music, food, and drinks while giving support to those facing ALS.


June 23rd | 4th Annual Ice House Open | Big Sky Resort Golf Course

Come and support the Big Sky Skating & Hockey Association. Shotgun start of 1:00 p.m. 


June 24th | Gallatin Whitewater Festival | Lava Lake Trail Head, Gallatin Canyon

The Gallatin Whitewater Festival is an annual event consisting of exciting kayaking and rafting competitions for river people of all ages and experience levels. Enjoy a day of family and spectator friendly river fun!


July 1st and 2nd | The Big Sky Fly Fishing Festival | Big Sky Town Center and Gallatin River House

 This family friendly festival connects the community to the rivers, fish and riparian habitats that are vital to the sport of fly fishing. There will be a BBQ, wine, live music and live/silent auctions.


July 4th | 4th of July Celebration | Center State at Big Sky Town Center

 Free for all, the park opens at 6:00 pm with live music from the Tiny Band starting at 7:00 pm. Pack your own snacks or enjoy the food and beverage vendors while taking in the region's best firework display at sun down.


July 4th | Firecracker Open | Big Sky Resort Golf Course

Celebrate Independence Day at the Golf Course in the Firecrack Open. Lunch will be provided to entries following golf.

July 7th - 9th | The Kid Adventure Games | Big Sky Resort

For children between the ages of 6 - 14; these games are designed to foster teamwork, problem solving skills, environmental awareness, and sportsmanship over a fun and challenging course. 


July 7th | Parks and Trails Gala | Big Sky Community Park

 An event that celebrates the area's parks, trails, recreation and community; attendees enjoy dinner, music, and unique auction items. The largest event held by the Big Sky Community Organization, proceeds help sustain the many programs they put together every year.


July 9th and 10th | 16th Annual Big Brokers Big Sisters Celebrity Golf Tournament | Big Sky Resort Golf Course

 Come and support the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Gallatin County! Festivities begin with a Celebrity and Player Cocktail Party with Live and Silent Auctions on July 9th at 7:00 pm at the Summit Hotel. The tournament will take place July 10th at the Arnold Palmer designed golf course in the Meadow.


July 22nd | 12th Annual Brewfest | Big Sky Resort

30 regional breweries gather at Big Sky Resort to share a sampling of their best brews with music, food, and fun!


July 26th - 29th | Big Sky PBR | Big Sky Town Center Park

Named Event of the Year by the world's top bull riders the past four consecutive years, this 4 day long event will include a golf tournament, auctions, 2 nights of bull riding and 3 nights of free concerts that will attract over 10,000 people to our beautiful mountain town.


August 5th | Hawaiian Open | Big Sky Resort Golf Course

With a shotgun start of 1:00pm, entries will be provided a Pig Roast dinner following golf.


August 11th - 13th | Big Sky Classical Music Festival | Warren Miller Performing Art Center

Including two, free outdoor performances and one ticketed indoor performance, featured artists will include Mary Elizabeth Bowden, Molly Morkoski, Angella Ahn, and Mambo Kings. 


August 13th | Lone Peaks Revenge Enduro | Big Sky Resort

 Returning for the 4th consecutive year, this technical and rugged course will challenge riders as their navigate both Andesite Mountain and Lone Peak.


August 16th - 20th | 4th Annual Vine and Dine Festival | Big Sky Resort

Experience an incredible array of food artisans, wineries, and Montana inspired art at this incredible food and wine event. There will be seminars, regional and celebrity chefs, a silent auction, outdoor adventure, and more!


August 19th and 20th | Big Sky Open/Club Championship Canyon Cup Qualifier | Big Sky Resort Golf Course

 Get your swing on in this qualifying event for the Canyon Cup. Tee time of 10:00 a.m.


September 1st | Shakespeare in the Park | Center Stage at Town Center Park

Pack a picnic and enjoy this free performance of Macbethput on by one of the best Shakespeare ensembles in the country. Performance start at 5:30 p.m.


September 1st - 3rd | The Rut 5k, 11k, 25k, 50k | Big Sky Resort

Voted one of the most difficult races by Outside Magazine, this celebration of mountain running shouldn't be missed! 


September 23rd and 24th | Canyon Cup | Big Sky Resort Golf Course

Are you the best golfer in Big Sky? Show off you swing and putting skills at the last golfing event of the season. You must qualify during the Big Sky Open (8/19 - 20) in order to participate. 


September 27th | Closing Day | Big Sky Resort