Activities in Big Sky

Big Sky is home to a diverse range of both summertime and wintertime activities. Its world-class resort brings skiers and snowboarders back year after year to experience the acres of powdery white snow, miles of groomed trails, and challenging rails and ramps of the terrain park. The surrounding mountainside is etched with trails and pathways for biking, hiking, horseback riding, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing. In Big Sky, family adventure waits right outside your door, and with some proper planning you are sure to find a host of activities and excitement.

Look into just a few of the many things to do in Big Sky with this useful activities guide:

11th Annual Big Sky Brewfest

July 16th, 2016

Come and take part in Big Sky’s 11th annual Brewfest which will feature breweries from Montana and beyond. Everyone in the family will be sure to enjoy live music, food from your favorite local restaurants, and activities for younger kids. You will not want to miss this event.

6th Annual Big Sky PBR

July 29th, 2016 - July 30th, 2016

Named “Event of the Year” by the world’s top bull riders the past three years, Big Sky’s Professional Bull Riders event is a fan favorite with Big Sky locals and visitors every year. Enjoy live music and authentic bull riding among 5,000 fans. The high-energy event is also incredibly philanthropic so if you would like to give back to Big Sky, this is the event for you.

Vine and Dine Festival

August 18th, 2016 - August 21st, 2016

If you love wine and fine cuisine then this annual event is for you. Come and learn more about the American wine industry with exciting activities, seminars, and dinners. Celebrate the end of summer by relaxing and unwinding with a glass of wine in the beautiful Rocky Mountains.


Over 400 annual inches of snow, a myriad of groomed trail for skiing and snowboarding, and acres of untamed backcountry terrain make Big Sky a skiing destination you won’t want to miss.


Big Sky Resort caters to adventurous riders with numerous trail filled with high ridges, jumps and technical terrain, but casual riders don’t have to miss out on the fun. The surrounding landscape is filled with thick wooded hillsides and lush meadows just waiting to be explored.


Montana is home to acres of wild rolling hillsides and majestic mountain vistas, much of which is most easily accessed on horseback. Get back to the Wild West and experience Big Sky like a true cowboy.


The immaculately cared for courses of Big Sky are the ideal place to push your skills to the limit or enjoy a leisurely afternoon with friends and family. Experience Montana’s incomparable mountain courses first hand and see why golfers return year after year.


Catch that trophy trout or relax in the unspoiled solitude of Montana’s high mountain streams and lakes. Enlist the help of a guide to be sure you catch all the excitement this diverse alpine haven holds for you.

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