Big Sky is an outdoor paradise with adventures for everyone. Spend your days exploring the majestic mountains while hiking, biking, ziplining, white water rafting, or horseback riding, among many more summer activities. Our summer events include live outdoor music, festivals, bull riding, a summer farmers market, and lots more – so plan your magical mountain getaway so you can truly enjoy all that Big Sky has to offer.
The 2023 Big Sky Summer Farmers Market will be held every Wednesday from Fire Pit Park, down Town Center Avenue, and into the Town Center Plaza by the Wilson Hotel. The market features 90+ vendors including farmers with fresh produce, professional artists, entrepreneurs, and so much more! Come out and support our local community this summer at the Big Sky Farmers Market.
DATE: Wednesdays – June 7 to September 28, 2023
TIME: 5 PM to 8 PM
For more than a decade, Music in the Mountains has been Montana’s finest free outdoor concert series, featuring the best up-and-coming touring musicians as well as established, well-known, and well-loved artists from across the country. The festival also includes the Bravo! Big Sky Music Festival, and a free performance from Montana Shakespeare in the Parks.
DATE: Thursdays – June 22 to September 7, 2023
BONUS DATE: Tuesday, July 4, 2023
TIME: Park opens at 6 PM and music starts at 7 PM
2023 Music Line Up: For a full guide to Music in the Mountains 2023, click HERE!
The Savor Big Sky Festival is a weekend-long celebration of food, wine, spirits, and the stunning landscapes of Big Sky, Montana. Indulge in fine dining, wine, and spirit tastings, live music, and epic outdoor adventures in the Montana mountains. Savor Big Sky is the ultimate adventure weekend for foodies.
DATE: June 29 to July 2, 2023
LOCATION: Various locations at Big Sky Resort
TICKETS: Buy tickets HERE!
2023 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Thursday, June 29
Better Off Red Farm-to-Table Dinner | 6 PM to 9 PM | $275
Music in the Mountains | 6 PM to 9 PM | Free
Friday, June 30
- Andesite Hike & Lunch at Everett’s 8800 | 10 AM to 1:30 PM | $129
- Rose All Day Seminar at Everett’s 8800 | 1 PM to 2:30 PM | $65
- Italian Wine Seminar | 1 PM to 2:30 PM | $65
- Savor Big Sky Welcome Party | 6 PM to 9 PM | $99
- Scoops + Spirits | 7 PM to 10 PM | $45
Saturday, July 1
- Brunch Bites + Big Sights at Everett’s 8800 | 10 AM to 12 PM | $99
- Trailhead Tastings | 11 AM to 2 PM | $129
- West Coast Wine Seminar | 1 PM to 2 PM | $65
- First Sip – Savor Big Sky Grand Tasting | 2 PM to 2:30 PM | $149
- Savor Big Sky Grand Tasting | 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM | $125
- Savor Sunset Afterparty | 5:30 PM to 8 PM | FREE
Sunday, July 2
- Bubbles & Brunch | 11 AM to 1 PM | $89
Big Sky PBR has grown into “Big Sky’s Biggest Week” – a week of community events including three nights of action-packed Touring Pro Division PBR bull riding, fundraisers, vendor village, and more. It’s a great week to book a trip to Big Sky but tickets sell out first! Reserve your PBR tickets and Big Sky lodging soon.
DATE: July 20 to July 22, 2023
ADMISSION: SOLD OUT – Join the waitlist for tickets!
2023 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Friday, July 20
- Bull Riding Night 1 | 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
- Music in the Mountains | 8 PM
Saturday, July 21
- Bull Riding Night 2 | 6:30 PM to 9 PM
- Friday Night After Party | 9:15 PM
Sunday, July 22
- Bull Riding Night 3 | 6:30 PM to 9 PM
- Saturday Night After Party | 9:15 PM
Big Sky’s biggest week also includes the Big Sky Artisan Festival at Big Sky Town Center. The festival is a true celebration of local arts and crafts featuring a wide variety of stunning artwork and one-of-a-kind souvenirs to take home with local food and drink vendors to make a day of it!
DATE: July 22, 2023
TIME: 9 AM to 5 PM
DATE: Upcoming Free Days – August 4, September 23, November 11, 2023
Come celebrate 150+ years of Yellowstone National Park! National parks are America’s best idea, and there are more than 400 parks available to everyone, every day. The fee-free days provide a great opportunity to visit a new place or an old favorite. On five days in 2023, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone.
The Wildlands Festival, produced by Outlaw Partners, returns for a second year to celebrate music in the wide open spaces of Montana. The festival features a two-night line-up of iconic artists and food and drink vendors, come rain or shine. Relive Wildlands Festival 2022 HERE.
DATE: August 4 to August 5, 2023
TIME: Gates open at 5 PM, opening acts at 5:30 PM, headliners at 8:45 PM
ADMISSION: Tickets on sale soon!
- Bleacher Seating – From $150
- Floor Standing Room – From $200
- 2-Night Pass – From $450
- VIP Tickets – From $500
- Champion of Conservation VIP Pass – $5,000 (50% to Wildlands non-profits)
2023 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: The artist lineup for the Wildlands Festival happening August 4-6, 2023 is coming soon!
Come ride the big, steep, and technical terrain at Big Sky Resort this summer! Big Sky Resort boasts over 40 miles of terrain dedicated to mountain biking with lift-serviced trails for all levels and connector trails down to Big Sky Town Center. The Big Mountain Enduro is one of North America’s premier Enduro tours with the 2023 finals being held in Big Sky.
DATE: August 5 to August 6, 2023
LOCATION: Big Sky Resort
REGISTRATION: Register HERE!
Big Sky is a home base for mountain travelers in search of adventure and exhilaration, scenic views, wellness and relaxation, guided hikes, and more. Take advantage of the many activities and experiences that make Big Sky an ideal summer destination.
SUMMER 2023 OPENING DATE
Big Sky Golf Course – May 19 to October 1, 2023
Resort Activities – June 10 to September 17, 2023
Find the best lodging in Big Sky with Big Sky Vacation Rentals. Our selection of 120+ Big Sky properties includes rentals near the summer events in Big Sky Resort and Big Sky Town Center, or set away from the crowds on the slopes of Big Sky! Take a tour of the Big Sky neighborhoods or call our vacation planners at (888) 915-2787 to get started on the trip of a lifetime to Big Sky, MT.