25th Annual Big Sky Christmas Stroll
There's lots to celebrate in Big Sky this holiday season. The streets of the Big Sky will come alive December 9-11 for the 25th 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!
The holiday season is not the only thing we are celebrating this weekend. The ski season has just begun! It's a long standing tradition for many to come up to Big Sky that weekend and après with family and friends at the stroll. Big Sky Resort and many local businesses celebrate and show their holiday spirit as well with ski and stay packages and open houses that weekend. Ski, stay, and stroll with us this holiday season!
Meadow Village Center
Friday, December 9th | Meadow Village Center | 5:30 - 8 pm
🎁 Tree Lighting Ceremony
🎁 Photos with Santa Presented by Alpine Property Management- 5:30-8 PM.
🎁 Holiday Photo Booth Presented by American Bank- 5:30-8 PM.
🎁 Wagon Rides With Yankee Creek Carriage Co. Presented By Blue Ribbon Builders- 5:30-8 PM at BSCO office.
🎁 Scavenger Hunt Presented by Meadow Village Center- Goody bags for first 100 kids to complete the adventure from 5:30-8 PM.
🎁 Holiday Carols at The Big Sky Chapel- 6:45-7:30 PM.
🎁 Winter Trails Event Day 1- All are invited to Stroll by snow and headlamp on Big Sky's amazing winter trails. Cross country ski Big Sky Resort and Lone Mountain Ranch's trails or use the vast BSCO multi use trail system to ski, snowshoe, fat bike, and play with your four legged friends. A special access trail has been added to allow easy access to the Ousel Falls crosswalk for those wishing to start/end from the West end of town. 5:30-9:30 PM at the Community Park Yurt (self guided*) and Big Sky Nordic Center (free ski rentals available*).
🎁 Open Houses with raffles, giveaways and holiday cheer at all participating businesses 5:30-8 PM.
Saturday December 10th | Big Sky Town Center
🎁 Stroll Pre Party at Beehive Basin Brewery 3:30-5 PM.
🎁 Elf, The Musical Presented By Big Opportunities- Get your holiday stroll off to the jolliest start with a performance of this new seasonal classic. Showtimes December 10th and 11th at 4 PM at WMPAC (run time 100 minutes).
🎁 Big Sky Winter Market Presented By Bozeman Health & Big Sky Medical Center- Come warm up by the fire, relax and enjoy local artisans, crafters, cottage good makers, and other mountain made businesses as we gather at The Wilson Hotel Ballroom & Lobby Lounge. 5-9 PM.
🎁 Marty Pavelich Ice Rink Dedication 6:30 PM at Len Hill Park- Join BSSHA and BASE as we dedicate the new ice rink to Marty Pavelich and celebrate on the ice. 6 PM open and 6:30 PM ribbon cutting.
🎁 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 like the Small Works for the Holidays Art Show, live music, hot coco bar and much more at BASE from 5:30-8:30 PM.
🎁 The Stroll wouldn't be complete without a traditional Big Sky bonfire at Fire Pit Park. Gather with friends and warm your hands and hearts before continuing along your journey. Enjoy complimentary s'mores, holiday music, sing classic Christmas carols, take wagon rides with Lone Mountain Ranch and stop in for some holiday cheer from the surrounding West end businesses.
🎁 Winter Trails Event Day 2- Continue to Stroll by snow and headlamp around BSCO's Town Center trail system. Their team even punched in an access trail to start or end your evening's trail adventure at Beehive Basin Brewery. 5:30-9:30 PM (self guided*).
🎁 Stroll Fireworks & Viewing Party Presented By Belle Cose & Engel & Völkers- Open house at 5 PM & Fireworks viewing party at 9:15 PM.
🎁 Annual Deck The Sculptures Christmas Stroll Competition Presented By Big Sky Arts Council- Visit the sculptures and vote on your favorite decorations.
🎁 Wagon rides with Lone Mountain Ranch 5-8:30 PM- Enjoy wagon rides around Town Center and stop by the various businesses and activities along the way. Pickup and dropoff locations at Fire Pit Park and Beehive Basin Brewery.
🎁 Dead & Down Concert at The Independent- Enjoy their outdoor bar serving signature cocktails by Bozeman Spirits. Live performance by The Dead and Down at 8 PM.
🎁 Balloon Pop Presented By Montana Supply- They will have 125 balloons filled with free prizes valued over $5K. Balloon popping starts at 6PM sharp so get in line early. Free hot cocoa for participants will be served starting at 5:30 PM.
🎁 Open House Presented By Outlaw Partners- Warm up with beverages, snacks, Hey Bear swag, a huge Outlaw Holiday Package Raffle. Get 25% off discounts on past season styles. Find the bear around town for special Christmas Stroll discount codes. Color festive Hey Bear Christmas Stroll coloring pages. Enter the huge Outlaw Partners Holiday Package raffle. Free entry to win +$3,000 worth of prizes including Peak Skis, Big Sky PBR tickets, bottles of 406 Agave and much more! 5-9 PM.
🎁 DJ Moe Jazz at Tips Up. Free show and music starts at 9:45 PM.
🎁 Open House Presented By Ryan Turner Photography- Stop in the gallery for holiday cheer, refreshment and treats.
🎁 Open House Presented By Big Sky Noodles- Stop by their new location in the kiosk at the Town Center Plaza for some holiday cheer and try their new menu. 5-9 PM
🎁 Open House Presented By Sweet Buns Catering- Hot coco bar, macarons, cookies, ham and cheese croissants and so much more! Everything is 10% off. 10 AM-6 PM.
🎁 Open House Presented By Steamboat Dry Goods- Stop in for light appetizers, beverages and raffle giveaways. 12-8 PM.
🎁 Open House Presented By Pure West Christies-Join them for a Gingerbread Open House, specialty Holiday cocktail, Santa Snacks, and kids’ holiday crafts. 5-8:30 PM.
🎁 Open house Presented By The Cave Spirits & Gifts- Enjoy holiday hospitality, eggnog, hot cider and sweet treats. 5-8 PM.
🎁 Open house Presented By Faherty- 15% off sale with holiday refreshments and Prosecco. 5-8 PM.
🎁 Open house Presented By Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Montana Properties- Enter their gift basket raffle. Included is a new YETI rambler mug, coffee beans from Caliber Coffee Roasters and some tasty treats & warming drinks. All raffle proceeds will benefit the Big Sky Community Food Bank. 5-8 PM.
🎁 Open house Presented By The Rocks- Stop by their patio bar for free tastings with Willie's Distillery.
🎁 Open house Presented By Antlers Clothing Co.- Enjoy candy and chocolate while you find that perfect gift for the holidays.
🎁 Open house Presented By Big Sky Sothebys- Holiday cheer, treats and beverages. 5-9 PM.
🎁 Open house Presented By Big Sky Boutique- Enjoy in store giveaways, cookies, brownies and beverages. 5-9 PM.
🎁 Open house Presented By Homestead Interior + Design- Holiday cheer, snacks and beverages. 5-9 PM.
Sunday December 11
🎁 Stroll, Ski & Stay- The Stroll is not the only thing we are celebrating. Ski season has just begun here in Big Sky. Stay with us this weekend and give the gift that keeps on giving. Mention #LoveBigSkyLocals when booking at The Wilson Hotel - Residence Inn Big Sky and they will donate a portion of your stay to the Big Sky Community Housing Trust. Stay downtown, enjoy the weekend’s holiday festivities and help our local friends in need.