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Summer Events in Big Sky

By Gabriella DiCenzo

Take a moment to savor the refreshing essence of the pristine summer atmosphere. Wisps of white cottonwood fluff gracefully drift through the air as the sun’s radiance glistens off the Gallatin River. It’s difficult to imagine a more idyllic day than the one before you. Fortunately, this summer, the community of Big Sky unveils an exceptional lineup of events that will undoubtedly enrich your stay in this remarkable destination. Here’s a list of compelling events that are destined to captivate you throughout the course of this summer. 


Tuesday Tastings
Every Tuesday 3–4 p.m.
July 4 – Sept. 5
Carabiner Lounge

Big Sky Farmers Market
Every Wednesday 5–8 p.m.
June 7–Sept. 27
Big Sky Town Center

Music in the Mountains
Every Thursday 6–9 p.m.
June 22–Sept. 7
Len Hill Park

Lone Mountain Ranch Rodeo
Every Tuesday 5:30–9:30 p.m.
June 13 – September 26
Lone Mountain Ranch


4th of July 5k
July 4, 8–9 a.m.
Len Hill Park

Firecracker Open
July 4, 10 a.m.
Big Sky Golf Course

4th of July Pool Party
July 5, 4–7 p.m.
Huntley Lodge

Ladies AllRide
July 7–9

Big Sky Community Organization Annual Gala
July 7, 5:30–7 p.m.
BASE Community Center

Big Sky’s Biggest Week & Big Sky PBR
July 14–22

Experience the Biggest Week in Big Sky from July 14 to 22, beginning with the Big Sky Community Rodeo presented by the Yellowstone Club and culminating with three thrilling nights of the most challenging sport on dirt–professional bull riding. Esteemed by renowned bull riders as the Event of the Year for nine consecutive times, this occasion has evolved into a week-long celebration featuring an array of family-friendly activities. Prepare to be enthralled and inspired as Big Sky becomes a lively center of entertainment and camaraderie during this monumental week. Visit for more information.

Big Sky Community Rodeo
July 14, 7 p.m.
Big Sky Events Arena

Community Street Dance
July 14, 9 p.m.
Len Hill Park

Free Community Day & Mutton Bustin’
July 18, 12 p.m.
Big Sky Events Arena

Dick Allgood Community Bingo Night
July 18, 6 p.m.
Big Sky Events Arena

Big Sky PBR Golf Tournament
July 19, 9 a.m.
Black Bull Golf Course

Bull Riding Night 1

July 20, 6 p.m.
Big Sky Events Arena

Music in the Mountains Concert
July 20, 8 p.m.
Len Hill Park

Bull Riding Night 2
July 21, 7 p.m.
Big Sky Events Arena

Friday Night After Party
July 21, 9:15 p.m.
SAV Big Sky Events Arena Stage

Bull Riding Night 3
July 22, 7 p.m.
Big Sky Events Arena

Saturday Night After Party
July 22, 9:15 p.m.
SAV Big Sky Events Arena Stage

Elevated Wellness
July 14 / Aug. 18 / Sept. 8 – 10:30–11:15 a.m
Everett’s 8800

Big Sky Artisan Festival
July 22, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Len Hill Park

Big Mountain Enduro
Aug. 3–5, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Wildlands Festival
Aug. 4–6
Big Sky Events Arena


Outlaw Partners presents Wildland Festival, which is set to take place at the Big Sky Events Arena in Big Sky, Montana with the Lone Peak providing a stunning backdrop. This exciting music extravaganza aims to unite individuals who share a deep appreciation for the untamed beauty of nature and everything that makes this region truly exceptional.

Over the course of three unforgettable evenings, the festival’s stellar lineup will celebrate the rivers in our backyard, raising money for American Rivers and Gallatin River Task Force through the universal language of music. In partnership with A River Runs Through It actor Tom Skerritt, the festival kicks off with Hooked on the Gallatin, a fundraiser dinner and auction complete with a live comedy show, then continues through the weekend with a Grammy-winning music lineup including Lord Huron and Foo Fighters. Visit for more information.

Big Sky Biggie
Aug. 26, 8 a.m.
Big Sky Town Center


Prepare yourself for an epic mountain biking experience right in the heart of Big Sky, Montana with the Big Sky Biggie race! Offering three distance options – 60 miles, 30 miles and 15 miles – this event kicks off from Big Sky’s Town Center, guiding riders through scenic views from Lone Peak and Buck Ridge. Participants will traverse a mix of trails that pose exciting challenges. This event warmly welcomes all mountain biking enthusiasts of any skill level, uniting riders in the sheer joy that comes from conquering trails on two wheels. Moreover, the proceeds from this event contribute to the Big Sky Community Organization and the SWMMBA Big Sky Chapter, supporting the betterment of our local community. Visit for more information.

Rut Mountain Runs
Sept. 15 – 17
Big Sky Resort Mountain Village

The Rut, a three-day mountain running festival, is scheduled to take place from Sept. 15 through 17, uniting athletes from around the world to showcase their skill and endurance. Set against the magnificent backdrop of the Lone Mountain, the festival offers a range of courses including the Vertical Challenge (VK), 11k, 20k, 28k and 50k, catering to athletes of various levels. Visit for more information.