Over the weekend Big Sky hosted the Mountainfilm Festival in a three-part event including the Town to Trail 10K put on by the Big Sky Community Organization, the tailgate party in the town center, and drive-in movie theater.
The Big Sky Resort Tax, which started in 1992 and is composed of over 700 local businesses, helps to pump the financial lifeblood of the Big Sky community. Each business within the district pays a 4% tax on all luxury goods and services considered not essential for life.
People concerned about global warming and the environment would never throw away aluminum cans, but they will casually toss watermelon rinds and left-over food into the trash and send it to the landfill.
As part of their net carbon neutral goal, Big Sky Resort now gives their guests the opportunity to help one of the most innovative green companies do its work: collecting and destroying millions of tons of the most powerful greenhouse gases in the world.
The Big Sky Artists Collective is hosting the fourth annual “Art for Everyone” art show September 4 - 5 at the Wilson Hotel at in Big Sky.
There may be no snow in Big Sky but that didn't stop the Freeride Ski team from practicing their tricks in a whole new way and place. The team made the journey to Salt Lake City, Utah last week in order to go to the U.S. Olympic Team’s training venue which is located there.
It was race day in Big Sky this past weekend. Over 250 racers participated in Big Mountain Enduro’s mountain bike race in Big Sky on July 24-25. This year marked the third time that Big Mountain Enduro’s tour has come through Big Sky. Last year, Big Sky’s stop was one of the only one’s on the tour during their COVID riddled season.
“We just kind of show up and play,” is how Dounia Metje describes the impromptu volleyball at the Big Sky Community Park. Every Tuesday around 6 p.m. dozens of people flock to the beach volleyball court in Big Sky. Anywhere from 20 to 70 players show up every week to participate.
There were some big names in Big Sky this week.
On June 5, 80 students embarked on the journey of a lifetime.
Students from the University of Texas at Austin began riding in the Texas 4000. A 4,000 plus mile bike ride across the country with the mission of fighting cancer.