Big Sky, Montana Calendar of Events


New Year's Eve Fireworks
What better way to ring in the New Year than at the Big Sky, Montana New Year's Eve Fireworks celebration? Take a break from the slopes and come enjoy some wonderful fireworks and fun.



Big Sky Winterfest
When you want to experience the best of Montana in the winter, come to Big Sky for the fabulous Winterfest. With plenty of food, music and competitions, kids and adults alike have a great time. Celebrate the snow in the Big Sky country by stopping by for a day full of fun and excitement. Three days of fun, family events…The All Breed Horse Sale, Chili Cook-off, Dog Keg Pull, Battle of the Breeds, Children’s Art Show, Hockey Tournament, Kids’ Activities, Petting Zoo, Photography Show, Quilt Show, Sweetheart Fur & Feather Show, Packers’ Scramble, Carhartt Sweetheart Dance and Working Horse & Driver Competition.

Wild West Winter Fest
February 18 – 20, 2011
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Big Sky Nordic Ski Festival
A week-long festival celebrating Cross Country Skiing includes family relays, a kids terrain park competition, a downhill race on LMR trails, skijoring races, clinics and demos of the latest XC ski equipment, and the Glide & Gorge.



Big Sky Country Fair
The day-long event in Big Sky features a 5K run, community parade, farmer's market, art vendors and entertainment for children and adults. Don't miss it.

Gallatin County Fair
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Big Sky Farmers Market
July – September
The Big Sky Farmers Market is held every Wednesday from 5-8pm July - September at Big Sky Town Center’s Fire Pit Park on Ousel Falls Road.

4th of July Celebration
Every Fourth of July the skies over Big Sky, Montana light up thanks to the Arts Council of Big Sky and other area organizations. The Big Sky Fourth of July Celebration is a community event that brings together locals and visitors for a day full of activities and live music, capped off with a lively showcase of fireworks.
Center Stage at Town Center Park in Big Sky, MT
Time: 6:00:00 PM - 11:00:00 PM

Music in the Mountains: Thursday Night Concert Series
July – August
Time: 7pm – 10pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Center Stage at Town Center Park in Big Sky, MT



Big Sky Chili Cook-off
Held in late August every year, the mountain breeze and chili are a great combination! The Big Sky Chili Cook Off is typically held in August at the Half Moon Saloon, located on US Highway 191 two miles south of the Big Sky turnoff.
Details: Kids Activities, Fun Games and a Chicken-Wing-Eating contest as well as a Beer Garden and live music.



Montana Brewers Festival
This is the largest collection of Montana-made beer ever gathered in one place. It’s one-stop access to the unique brewers and beers is why Montana is second in breweries-per-capita, and it make Montana a strong contestant as one of the greatest brewing states.



Big Sky Christmas Stroll
December 9, 2011
Festive holiday treats, open houses and activities abound at the Meadow Village Center and Town Center.
5pm - 8:30pm