Big Sky, Montana is a popular year-round destination for outdoor enthusiasts, and there is always something happening in this vibrant community. Whether you're a local or a visitor, you won't want to miss these exciting upcoming events:
Big Sky Farmers Market: Every Wednesday from June to September, head to the Big Sky Town Center for the weekly Farmers Market. Shop for fresh produce, artisanal cheeses, homemade baked goods, and more.
Big Sky PBR: This annual Professional Bull Riders event is a highlight of the summer. Held in July, it features top bull riders from around the world competing for a $150,000 purse.
Big Sky Art Auction: If you're a collector of Western art, don't miss the Big Sky Art Auction in August. This event showcases the best in contemporary and historic Western art, and features works by famous artists like Charles M. Russell and Frederic Remington.
The Rut Mountain Runs: This trail running event in September attracts athletes from around the world. Choose from a variety of distances and challenges, including a vertical kilometer, 28K, 50K, and 50-mile race.
Big Sky Oktoberfest: Get your fill of bratwurst, beer, and live music at this annual Oktoberfest celebration in late September. The event is held in the Big Sky Town Center and features a variety of German-themed activities.
Warren Miller Film Tour: Ski season kicks off in November with the Warren Miller Film Tour. This event showcases the latest ski and snowboard films from around the world, and is a must-attend for winter sports enthusiasts.
Christmas Stroll: In early December, the Big Sky Town Center transforms into a winter wonderland for the annual Christmas Stroll. Enjoy live music, festive decorations, and plenty of holiday cheer.
Big Sky Biggie: This ski and snowboard event in March is a must for advanced skiers and riders. Compete for a $10,000 cash purse on Big Sky Resort's famous Big Couloir run.
Pond Skim: In April, don your craziest costume and try to make it across the icy pond at the base of Big Sky Resort. This wacky event is a favorite of locals and visitors alike.
Montana Whitewater's 50th Anniversary: Join Montana Whitewater in celebrating 50 years of providing thrilling river trips on the Gallatin, Yellowstone, and Madison Rivers. The celebration will be held in July and will feature special discounts, live music, and more.
No matter what time of year you visit Big Sky, there's always something fun and exciting happening. Check out the events calendar and start planning your next adventure in this beautiful corner of Montana.