22nd Annual Big Sky Christmas Stroll

The streets of the Big Sky area will come alive Friday, December 13 from 5:30 – 9:15 p.m. for the 22nd Annual Big Sky Christmas Stroll.

There’s lots to celebrate in Big Sky this holiday season. Join us at the Big Sky Town Center, Meadow Village Center and Westfork Meadows for an evening of family friendly events, entertainment, and holiday cheer! Come relax, reminisce, and step back to a simpler time where the holiday spirit and traditions live on.

The holiday season is not the only thing we are celebrating this weekend. The ski season has just begun! It’s a long standing tradition for many to come up to Big Sky that Friday, ski and après with family and friends at the stroll. We invite you to take the Visit Big Sky Skyline Bus from Bozeman/Four Corners and stay with us. Bus schedule here. Check with the following local business and inquire about potential stroll and stay packages:

The Wilson Hotel

Big Sky Resort

The Lodge At Big Sky

Buck’s T-4

The Corral

Rainbow Ranch

Below is last season’s Stroll schedule (updated 11.28.18). Check back here or Big Sky Town Center’s Facebook page for the latest event updates, including our Stroll Guide coming soon. Please celebrate and stroll responsibly. For more info please contact us at 406-570-6579.



Photos with Santa- Santa and his horse drawn sleigh arrive in front of Blue Ribbon Builders at 5:30 PM. Enjoy caroling from Lone Peak High School and All Saints Carolers directed by John Zirkle. Photos with Santa at 5:45 PM in the former First Security Bank building.

Movie “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”- At the former First Security Bank building.

Sleigh Rides- In front of the old First Security Bank building, provided by Yankee Creek Carriage Company.

Blue Ribbon Builders- Open house with delicious treats and mint tingles.

Big Sky Christian Fellowship- Make your own Christmas ornaments with cookies and a chocolate bar.

Trove West – Open house with cookies and hot cocoa for the kids and mulled cider and wine for the adults.

Big Sky Owners Association – Fire pit with seating, smores, appetizers, and beer & wine

Willow Boutique – Open house

ERA Real Estate- Open house

Lone Peak Brewery- Open house

Country Market- Open house and delicious treats.

Tribe Salon – Open house.

Horse of A Different Color- 20 % off store wide, Uncle Dan’s Cookies, hot apple cider, wine, and raffle for a $250 gift certificate (must make a purchase to enter).

Healing Hands Chiropractic- Open house with samples and snacks from Dr. Andrea Wick.



Gallatin Alpine Sports- 2 for 1 hot wax for skis, food and beverages.

Big Sky SugarBuzz- Writing Letters to Santa (write a letter and receive a letter back from Santa) and delicious treats.

Caliber Coffee- Delicious treats.

LTD Real Estate- Food and beverages.

Big Sky Fire Dept.- Open house with cookies, hot cocoa and a chance to warm up and visit with our local firefighters.



Lighted Cross Country Ski Trails- Grab your nordic skis and stroll in style by luminary lanterns along Lone Mountain Ranch’s trails connecting Meadow Village Center and Big Sky Town Center/Westfork.

Saturday Ski With Santa- Enjoy a fun filled morning skiing with Santa at LMR on Saturday, December 8. Special $5 nordic ski rentals available at LMR and Gallatin Alpine Sports.



Stroll Pre Party- Join us from 4-6 PM in front of Beehive Basin Brewery in The Peaks Building as we gather to celebrate the season and stage for the Christmas Stroll Lantern Parade. Enjoy craft beverages from Beehive Brewery, hot bone broth from The Cauldron Botanicals, and food and drink from Roxy’s Market and The Cave Spirits & Gifts.

Lantern Parade- March from Peaks Building on East end, up Town Center Ave. and to the Fire Pit Park. Lanterns will be provided for the first 100 strollers. All are encouraged to dress in festive holiday garb and bring/create their own lanterns as well. 6-6:30 PM

DJ K7NG- Performing on stage at Fir Pit Park. 5:30-9:30 PM.

Sleigh Rides with Lone Mountain Ranch from 5:30-9:30 PM (Fire Pit Park to The Peaks Building and back)

Ice Skating courtesy of Big Sky Skating & Hockey Association (weather dependent*)

First Security Bank- Outdoor holiday lounge from 5:30-9:30 PM with free activities, treats and meet Santa Claus!

Lone Peak Cinema- Candy bar and traditional holiday movies.

Choppers Grub & Pub- Live music with Tom Marino during the Stroll and after party with The Well.

Outlaw Partners/L&K Real Estate- Open house with virtual reality snowball fight, cookie decorating and photos with Bear Smart Big Sky’s Bernadette Bear. 5:30-9:30 PM.

The Cave Spirits & Gifts- Stop by for Eggnog and holiday appetizers. They will be having two raffle drawings as well, so enter to win a $100 Gift Card to The Cave or a bottle of Old Rip Van Winkle (must be 21+ for bottle prize).

Big Sky Discover Academy- Holiday Bazaar with students selling handmade wreaths, featured favorite local artisans, holiday activities, food, drinks, and more. 5:30-9:30 PM.

Ari O Jewelry- Open house and Mutiara South Sea and Tahitian Pearl Trunk Show.

RYDE Foundation- 50/50 raffle fundraiser with a great selection of prizes. Booth in front of Choppers Grub & Pub. 5:30-9:30 PM

Compass Cafe- Free Hot Cocoa bar sponsored by Lone Mountain Land Company and Big Sky Real Estate Company. Also serving a limited food menu, coffee, pastries and specialty drinks from Steele Pressed Juice until 9 PM.

Big Sky Sotheby’s International Realty- Open house from 5:30-9:30 PM.

Gallatin Gallery- Open house and The Earth & Sky XIX annual exhibition from 5:30-9:30 PM.

Creighton Block Gallery- Open house and Dennis Ziemienski show from 5:30-9:30 PM.

PureWest Christie’s International Real Estate of Big Sky- Open house from 5:30-9:30 PM.

Ari O Jewelry- Open house from 5:30-9:30 PM.

Kira Fercho Art- Open house from 5:30-9:30 PM.

Rhinestone Cowgirl- Open house, raffle of Jonny Was gear and gift card with purchase from 5:30-9:30 PM.

Enoteca Wine Bar- Hot mulled wine and hot cocoa.

Spice & Tea Exchange- Receive 15% off your entire purchase. Purchase one of the new Soy Candles, teapot or tea tumbler and receive a free 1 oz. bag of the tea (while supplies last. Buy five (pre-filled bags or shakers of teas, sugars, custom blends or peppers) and Receive the 6th for free. Register for a Gift Basket filled with goodies – must be present to win; drawing will be held at 7:30 PM.

Dave Pecunies Media- Free family and friends Christmas photos in at gallery during the stroll that will be made available for download after the event.

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