Year round, Big Sky Town Center offers a variety of unique special events, family friendly activities and more.

Winter Lights & Delights: Town Center Fridays

Experience the enchantment of Big Sky Town Center every Friday between 4–7pm from December 22 to the end of March. Immerse yourself in a lively atmosphere where local retailers, restaurants, bars, and art galleries offer exclusive specials, retail raffles, local musicians, and more. Friday nights in Town Center are the place to be this winter season!

Christmas Stroll

There’s lots to celebrate in Big Sky at the annual Christmas Stroll. Highlights of this festive evening include the tree lighting ceremony, photos with Santa, illuminated cross country ski/fat bike trails and walkways, sleigh/wagon rides, classic holiday films on the big screen at The Waypoint, carolers, music, good cheer, fireworks, and more!

Wildlands Festival

August 2-3, 2024

Produced by Outlaw Partners, the Wildlands Festival takes place at the Big Sky Events Arena in Big Sky, Montana with the iconic Lone Peak as the backdrop. This exciting music event brings people together who have a mutual love for wild and scenic lands, outdoor recreation, parks, trails, and the enjoyment of what makes this part of the world special.

The two-evening line-up will celebrate the wildlands and incredible spaces that surround us, through music and personal connection.

Other Outlaw produced events include Peak to Sky, Big Sky Art Auction, Big Sky Community Rodeo, and the 8x award-winning Big Sky PBR.

More information can be found here.

Big Sky Biggie

August 17, 2024

The Big Sky Biggie is one heck of a mountain bike race in the heart of Big Sky, Montana. Choose from three distances – 60 miles, 30 miles and 15 miles. Starting in Big Sky’s Town Center (Meadow Village) and climbing into the beautifully distracting views from Lone Peak and Buck Ridge, riders will connect on some of the area’s most exhilarating (and challenging) pieces of single-track, double-track, gravel roads and the occasional paved segment. The kids/juniors short track race is also a crowd favorite held the day before the big race. Proceeds benefit the mountain bike trails committee in Big Sky, Montana. Visit bigskybiggie.com/ for more information.

Haunted Peaks Halloween Festival

A three-day Halloween celebration in Big Sky Town Center. This all ages event is filled with traditional holiday activities like the Dia De Los Muertos celebration, a costume block party with acts like BoomBox, Magic Beans, and Shakewell, Mini Monster Mash costume contest and trick or treat, a horror film festival, Yappy Hour costume party for people and pets, a haunted run to the pub, Pumpkin King & Queen carving competition, and other great Fall fun.
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Music in the Mountains

See 2024 lineup HERE

For more than a decade, The Arts Council of Big Sky has hosted Music in the Mountains, Montana’s finest free outdoor concert series, featuring the best up-and-coming touring musicians in the country as well as established, well-known artists. Our state-of-the-art venue (Center Stage at Len Hill Park) provides the perfect backdrop for locals and visitors to come together and enjoy incredible live music under the Big Sky. These family-friendly concerts are held every Thursday during the summer months and the series also includes our annual July 4 concert, the Bravo! Big Sky Music Festival, and a free performance from Montana Shakespeare in the Parks!

Best In The West Showdown

February 3-4, 2024

Big Sky Skijoring is proud to host the annual Best in the West Showdown. This event features several competing legendary locals as well as many of the best skijoring teams in North America. It is sure to be a rush for spectators as well as competitors for the entire weekend.

Western states have transformed horseback riding and skiing into a combined action-packed competition where teams of horse, rider and skier negotiate a 900+ foot course. The horse and rider pull a skier or snowboarder through jumps and gates on a technically designed course while the crowd goes wild.

Southwest Montana has recently been the epicenter for the growth of competitive skijoring and will turn out some of the best in the west. Don’t miss out on seeing this rapidly growing sport showcasing the best competitors in the country in beautiful Big Sky, MT!

Check here for tickets and info.

Town Center Farmer’s Market

2024 Dates: Every Wednesday from 5:00pm – 8:00pm, June 5 – September 25.

The Big Sky Summer Farmers Market is held every Wednesday June-August from from 5-8pm at Fire Pit Park, down Town Center Ave. and into the Town Center Plaza at the Town Center. Every year vendors, including local/regional farmers, professional artisans, young artists/entrepreneurs, and community organizations come to Big Sky with a goal of helping to foster and maintain a market that is true to our Big Sky mountain culture. The Fall Market Fall runs every Wednesday in September at the Town Center Plaza with a focus on the Fall harvest and seasonal supplies by local Big Sky and South West Montanan farmers and artisans. Visit the Farmers Markets page for more details.

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