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Join us for the 26th Annual Christmas Stroll! 

There’s lots to celebrate in Big Sky this holiday season. The streets of the Big Sky will come alive December 8-10 for the 26th anniversary of the Christmas Stroll. Join us Friday at the Meadow Village Center and Saturday at Big Sky Town Center for a weekend of family-friendly events, entertainment, and holiday cheer!

Friday, December 8th- Meadow Village Center

5:20 PM Tree Lighting Ceremony outside Big Sky Owners Association offices

5:30 - 8 PM Photos with Santa & Holiday Photo Booth Presented by American Bank

5:30 - 7:30 PM Wagon Rides With Lone Mountain Ranch from Meadow Village, The Chapel and Big Sky Resort's Nordic Center.

5:30 - 8 PM Scavenger Hunt Presented by Meadow Village Center- Prizes at participating businesses for kids who complete the adventure.

5:30 - 7:30 PM Holiday Carols by The Dickens Carolers Presented by Blue Ribbon Builders & Friends and Lone Peak A Capella led by John Zirkle strolling. Performing at Meadow Village Center and Big Sky Nordic Center.

6:45 - 7:30 PM Christmas carol sing-along at The Big Sky Chapel. After lifting your voice with us, have a cup of hot chocolate and a cookie before heading back out on your winter walk. Scavenger hunt stop.

5:30 - 8 PM Winter Trails Event: Stroll by snow and headlamp from Big Sky Resort's new Nordic Center on Big Sky’s luminary trails connecting Meadow Village and Big Sky Town Center. Presented by Big Sky Resort, BSCO, Lone Mountain Ranch, and BSSEF (self-guided and weather dependent*).

Open Houses:

Shelly Bermont Fine Jewelry Happy Holidays! Create a wish list or add a piece to your wish list and be entered in our drawing for a $200 gift certificate!

Big Sky Owners Association Enjoy the fire pit, appetizers, beverages, and s'mores.

Blue Ribbon Builders Open house with their legendary Mint Tingles!

Michaelangelo's Enjoy snacks and complimentary Prosecco. Scavenger hunt stop.

Big Sky Nordic Center Hot chocolate, tea, glowing obstacle course for kids lit with luminaries (can be done on foot or XC skis). Parking area with options to ride the wagon to Meadow Center. Scavenger hunt stop.

ERA Landmark Big Sky Festive refreshments. Santa's sleigh will be there for photo opportunities along with a drawing to win a sled and a handcrafted Christmas stocking. Scavenger hunt stop.

Yellowtail Residences Showroom Tours.

McNeal & Friends 20% off storewide and treats. Scavenger hunt stop.

Reset Big Sky Bean bag game with prizes for children and 20% off gift certificates. Scavenger hunt stop.


Horse of a Different Color Come in for wine, cookies and a gift giveaway.

Erika & Co. Stop by the campfire for s'mores, cocktails and holiday drinks.

Saturday, December 9th- Big Sky Town Center

3:30 - 5 PM Stroll Pre-Party at Beehive Basin Brewery. Live music by The KP Experience, Cosmic Catering food truck, patio bonfires and luminaries, and Santa will be making an appearance just before the caroling and wagon rides begin.

3 - 8 PM Big Sky Winter Market Presented By Bozeman Health & Big Sky Medical Center at The Wilson Hotel. Come warm up by the fire, grab a delicious holiday beverage, enjoy music by pianist Matthew Jennings, relax, and shop local artisans, crafters, cottage good makers, and other mountain made businesses.

5:30 - 7:30 PM Wagon rides with Lone Mountain Ranch. Enjoy wagon rides around Town Center and stop by the various businesses and activities along the way. Pickup and dropoff locations are at Fire Pit Park, Town Center Plaza, The Franklin, and Beehive Basin Brewery.

5:30 - 8 PM Santa’s Holiday Lounge at BASE Presented by BASE & First Security Bank. Take your photos with Santa and enjoy a variety of fun holiday activities including skating on the Marty Pavelich Ice Rink.

5:30 - 7:30 PM Holiday Carols by Lone Peak A Capella directed by John Zirkle. Strolling and performing about Town Center.

5:30 - 8 PM Scavenger Hunt Presented By Town Center- Prizes at participating businesses for kids who complete the adventure.

8 PM Stroll Fireworks & Pray For Snow Party Presented by Second Season & BSSEF. Gather around the bonfire at Fire Pit Park as we make our offerings to Santa and Ullr for a snow-filled season to come. Then look to the east for the traditional fireworks display.

8 PM - Close North Pole Crossing at The Big Sky Waypoint. FREE performance by one of the valley's up-and-coming bluegrass/jam bands North Fork Crossing.

10 PM - 1 AM Stroll After Party with DJ's Jenn + Juice & Take-A-Chance at Tips Up (21+).

Open Houses:
Rhinestone Cowgirl Open house - snacks and warm beverages with a 15% discount on anything purchased during the stroll. Scavenger hunt stop.

Big Sky Eyes Refreshments and treats. Scavenger hunt stop.

Bluebird We will have food and drinks as well as an inflatable Photo Booth in our store. We want people to come in and take pictures to remember a fun night! We are also planning a small raffle for those in town where one can have a chance to win several hats and tote bags. We will be open until the end of the stroll on Saturday Dec 9th. Scavenger hunt stop.

Courtney Collins Fine Art Saturday Night Town Center Stroll enjoy Art and delights. Scavenger hunt stop.

Faherty Brand Refreshments and live music. 5-7 PM. Scavenger hunt stop.

The Franklin Who-ville and Photos with The Grinch. Projector movie of The Grinch, Bar, kids coloring, and food and snacks. 4-8 PM.

New West KnifeWorks Stop in for hand warmers and cookies.

Engel & Völkers Photo Booth with Frosty the Snowman.

ART Gallery of Big Sky/Ryan Turner Photography Refreshments and treats. Scavenger hunt stop.

The Rocks Holiday tasting with Dry Hills and Willies Distilleries. 

Visit Big Sky Stop in for some free stickers, ski straps, and luggage tags.

Pure West Christie's Santa Craft Workshop for kids, holiday gingerbread display, and special holiday drink for grownups.

Big Sky Resort Store Hot chocolate and 50 of their 50th anniversary stickers to the first 50 strollers.

Big Sky Real Estate Company & Lone Mountain Land Company Join them at 25 Town Center Avenue from 5-8 pm for a festive toast and charcuterie with their teams.

Outlaw Partners & Hey Bear Enjoy appetizers, festive cocktails, a photo booth, and enter their grand prize raffle valued at $5K. Look for “Hey Bear" around town for special Stroll discounts. 30% off past season styles at the store and enjoy hot chocolate at their trailer.

The Agency Photos with Gingi, make s'mores and enjoy some hot cocoa.

Tips Up Stroll specials with 50% OFF Ski Lift drinks and Nachos & Pretzels.

Block 3 Kitchen & Bar Stroll specials with $7 Umami Toddy Specialty Cocktail, discounted bottles of wine*, $15 Cheese Fondue Sharable, and $20 Wagyu Burger.

Sunday, December 10th

The Stroll is not the only thing we are celebrating. Ski season has just begun here in Big Sky. Take Sunday to get out and explore Big Sky's vast winter trails system for downhill skiing and snowboarding, backcountry touring, nordic skiing, snowshoeing, fat-biking, and more. Come ski, stroll and stay with us this weekend with special offers from our lodging partners.

The Wilson Hotel
Call 406-995-9000 and ask for their "Local's Rate" for the best deal on rooms downtown for the Stroll weekend.

Big Sky Resort

Lone Mountain Ranch

Check back for more activities coming soon! For all Stroll inquiries please contact

Big Sky Christmas Stroll