There’s lots to celebrate in Big Sky this holiday season. The streets of the Big Sky area will once again come alive December 10-12 as the traditional Christmas Stroll makes its return.
Kick off the Stroll with an intimate and festive gathering at Meadow Village Center hosted by Blue Ribbon Builders, American Bank and others Friday, December 10 from 5:30-8:30 PM. On Saturday, December 11 the celebration continues at the Big Sky Town Center for an evening of family friendly events, entertainment, holiday cheer, and a special holiday fireworks display presented by BSSEF! On Sunday, December 12 enjoy a full day of skiing and snowboarding at Big Sky Resort, Lone Mountain Ranch’s world class cross country trails or BSCO’s vast system of multi-use/dog friendly trails around Big Sky.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10 | MEADOW VILLAGE CENTER | 5:30-8 PM
🎁 Photos With Santa Presented By Blue Ribbon Builders– Bring the whole family to meet Santa, get your pictures taken and enjoy some holiday cheer. 5:30-8:00 PM at the Big Sky Christian Fellowship office (next to Trove West).
🎁 Sleigh Rides Presented By Lone Mountain Ranch– Enjoy this classic holiday tradition and take a meadow sleigh ride with the team of horses and wranglers from Lone Mountain Ranch.
🎁 Holiday Photo booth Presented By American Bank– Make your Stroll memories last a lifetime with the holiday photo booth by Skylab Media House. Enjoy holiday refreshments and cheer!
🎁 Scavenger Hunt Presented By Trove West– Join the hunt for some family friendly fun and win prizes. Get your scavenger hunt clue sheet participating Meadow Village businesses.
🎁 Caroling– Enjoy traditional holiday songs performed by local carolers as they stroll through Meadow Village Center.
🎁 Winter Luminary Trails Event– Conditions update: Do to low snow levels the luminary trial will only be on Friday night for hiking and biking at the The Big Sky Community Organization Community Park. Stroll by snow and candle light on the luminary winter trails, stop in the warming hut for hot holiday drinks, and get into the holiday spirit. Presented by BSCO and Big Sky Ski Education Foundation- BSSEF. 5:30-8:00 PM at the Community Park Yurt.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11 | BIG SKY TOWN CENTER | 5:30-8:30 PM
🎁 Pre Stroll Ugly Sweater Party Presented By Wilson Peak Properties- Live music, ugly sweater contest and holiday cheer from 3:30-5:30 PM at Beehive Basin Brewery.
🎁 Santa’s Holiday Lounge Presented By First Security Bank– Meet and take photos with Santa, take sleigh rides with Lone Mountain Ranch and enjoy holiday treats and cheer from many of Big Sky’s beloved organizations and businesses. Located at First Security Bank and Fire Pit Park.
🎁 Lone Mountain Land Company & The Big Sky Real Estate Company- Enjoy wine, beer, and food, catered by Acre, in the main reception area of their building. They are also sharing the location with the Rotary Club, stop by to participate in this year’s Giving Tree Presented By Big Sky Rotary Club. This annual program helps provide children’s gifts and Christmas dinner for local families in need.
🎁 Caroling Downtown– Enjoy traditional holiday songs performed by local carolers as they stroll through Town Center.
🎁 Ice Skating– Lace up your skates and glide under the lights at the new BSSHA ice rink at BASE (weather permitting*).
🎁 Annual Deck The Sculptures Christmas Stroll Competition Presented By Big Sky Arts Council– Visit the sculptures and vote on your favorite decorations. The winning decorators will be announced on Sunday December 12th, 2021.
🎁 Holiday Market Presented By Moving Mountains Fitness– Stop by for holiday treats and shop talented local artisans and vendors.
🎁 Balloon Pop Presented By Montana Supply– Get in line early because our balloon popping event is back! We’ll have 100 balloons filled with free products, in-store gift cards, or up to 50% off your purchase made the night of the stroll. Balloon popping starts at 6 PM sharp.
🎁 Fireworks Display Presented By BSSEF– Watch the largest fireworks display in the history of the Christmas Stroll. 8:30 PM sharp in Big Sky Town Center.
🎁 BASE– Enjoy tours of the new facility, buy your BASE Pass (what a great stocking stuffer!) and enter a raffle to win a 10-punch BASE pass.
🎁 Black Diamond– One time only 25% of EVERYTHING in the store for Christmas Stroll.
🎁 Sweet Buns Catering– Enjoy holiday deserts, hot cocoa, festive sugar cookies, and more at their tent at Fire Pit Park.
🎁 Big Sky SNO– Big Sky Sustainability Network Organization (SNO) is excited to partake in its first Stroll by including you in celebrating it’s collaboration with MAP Brewery & Big Sky Resort’s Forever Project. Sign up to be a steward and be entered to win a Swifty Pale Ale 6-pack in addition to receiving your first month free of compost service from YES Compost.
🎁 Sky Boutique– Shop Sky Boutique for an amazing selection of holiday gifts and enjoy 20% off clothing during the Christmas Stroll along with complimentary wine!
🎁 Hungry Moose– Stop by the Hungry Moose to sample house made appetizer and dessert bites.
🎁 Faherty– Live music by Hannah Jo Lally, raffle giveaways, swag bags, refreshments, Indulgence beauty bar pop up, and tasting with Bozeman Brewing.
🎁 Rhinestone Cowgirl– Holiday open house and Christmas cheer!
🎁 Big Sky Community Housing Trust– Stop by their tent at Fire Pit Park.
🎁 Berkshire Hathaway– Enter their gift basket raffle. All raffle proceeds will benefit the Big Sky Medical Center Nurses, and the gift basket includes a $25 gift card donated by Caliber Coffee.
🎁 Pure West Christies– Come by for a bag of holiday cheer at entrance to their office in the Clock Tower Building and get a gift card for a coffee, ornament, and candle.
🎁 Big Sky Resort Tax– Hot holiday drinks and info on BSRAD’s good work.
🎁 The Cave– Come enjoy classic holiday snacks and fresh egg nog until 7 PM.
🎁 Outlaw Partners & Hey Bear– Christmas Bear at the Outlaw Partners offices and Outlaw tent with Christmas Hey Bear products at Fire Pit Park.
🎁 Ryan Turner Photography/ART Gallery of Big Sky– Come by for holiday refreshments and treats.
🎁 Big Sky Resort– Big Sky Ski Patrol avalanche dog demos at Fire Pit Park.
🎁 East Slope Outdoors– Holiday open house, beverages and good company.
🎁 Niseko– Open for holiday cheer!
🎁 Ari O Jewelry– Holiday open house and Christmas cookies.
🎁 The Rocks– Holiday tasting with Willie’s Distillery.
🎁 Montana Supply– Get in line early because our balloon popping event is back! We’ll have 100 balloons filled with free product, in-store gift cards, or up to 50% off your purchase made the night of the stroll. Balloon popping starts at 6pm sharp.
🎁 Visit Big Sky– Hot cocoa holiday booth at Fire Pit Park.
🎁 Paparazzi Fur– Open for holiday Cheer!
🎁 Blue Buddha Sushi– Live music and free candy canes.
🎁 Big Sky Eyes– Open for holiday cheer and hot beverages.
🎁 Man Of The Woods– Christmas shave for a winter clothing donation or $50. They will also be offering a raffle of two $50 gift cards. There will also be coffee, hot chocolate, adult beverages and pastries.
🎁 Melanie Turner Interiors– Holiday open house.
🎁 Antlers Clothing Co.– Come join them for holiday treats and fantastic merchandise.
🎁 Big Sky Sotheby’s International Realty– Holiday open house.
🎁 Two Pines Property Management– Holiday open house.
🎁 Steamboat Dry Goods– Stop in for mulled wine, treats and a free gift card with purchase over $150.
🎁 Pinky G’s Pizza– Bring in a can of food, receive half off your choice of draft beer.
🎁 Gallatin Invasive Species– Tent at Fire Pit Park
🎁 Courtney Collins Fine Art– Courtney Collins Fine Art will be offering Hot Chocolate and Cookies the first hour of the Big Sky Holiday stroll. Stop in and see our incredible group of artists, and start your holiday shopping with the gift of fine art.
🎁 Grizzly Outfitters– Stroll photo contest. Post your best picture of the night and tag Grizzly. 1st place wins a free gold tune, 2nd place free bronze tune and 3rd place free infrared wax.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 12 | BIG SKY, MT
🎁 Stroll, Ski & Stay– The Stroll is not the only thing we are celebrating. Ski season has just begun here in Big Sky. Stay with us this weekend and give the gift that keeps on giving. Mention #LoveBigSkyLocals when booking at The Wilson Hotel – Residence Inn Big Sky and they will make a donation a portion of your stay to the Big Sky Community Housing Trust (valid now through mid December*). Stay downtown, enjoy the weekend’s holiday festivities and help our local friends in need.
Check back here or Big Sky Town Center’s Facebook page for the latest event updates, including our digital Stroll Guide coming soon. Please enjoy Big Sky responsibly this holiday season and help us to stay safe, open and strong by getting vaccinated and masking. For more info please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 406-570-6579.