8 a.m. Race Registration

Free registration for the 5K race and family fun run. Big Sky Community Park.

8:30 a.m. Ready, Set, GO!

The Race starts and ends at the Community Park. Cash Prizes for the overall fastest runners in each male and female age category. Sponsored by American Bank. Call Marla at 995-7111 for details.

9:30 Floats start lining up for the Parade

While no pre-registration is needed for the parade, we’d love to hear from you if you plan on participating, and hope that there will be support from spectators along the traditional route from the Big Sky Community Park to the Town Center.

10:00am The Country Fair Parade Commences

This year’s Grand Marshal will be our Community Award winners: Outlaw Partners and The Arts Council of Big Sky. Come on out and show them your support!


Artisans and Crafters open their booths to the public. Tasty morsels and refreshing beverages will be served, live music, an imagination station with crafts (for those of us wanting to tap into our creative side amidst the inspiration), climbing wall, inflatable jumping Castle and live animals.


There are three great musical acts lined up for the day, gracing the Town Center Pavilion stage from 10:30 until 5 p.m.

Local favorite bluegrass trio Bluebird Sky will kick off the day with some of their acoustic sounds on guitar and mandolin.

Chase McBride, a Montana native and accomplished 3rd generation musician was based out of California during his college days and northwestern national tour but is now back to his roots here in Big Sky Country, coming to the us as a soulful, funky folk trio with tunes that are sure to make you want to shake your groove thing.

Paperbird, from Boulder, Colorado, is an indie-pop bluegrass group that mixes banjo, trombone, and a host of other instruments in their eight-piece band to create a vintage sound.

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320 Guest Ranch
American Bank
Big Sky Western Bank
Big Sky Build
Buck’s T-4
The Corral
Geyser Whitewater
Half Moon Saloon
Hungry Moose Market
Mountain View Mercantile
Town Center

As always, the day is shared with a great annual bake sale early on at the Historic Crail Ranch, and by crazy days at the Meadow Village Center.