5 Grand Ideas for Things to Do in Big Sky, MT, in December

Montana is one of the most beautiful places you could ever visit, especially in December. The holiday season is in full swing, and there are a lot of holiday activities to enjoy, as well as outdoor and indoor things to do. Here are five of the best ideas we think you will love to do in Big Sky, MT, in December.

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5 Top Ideas for Big Sky, MT, in December

Big Sky Resort Christmas Celebrations

On Dec. 24th, Big Sky Resort has Christmas activities to celebrate the holiday. Ski with Santa at 1 pm, church services start at 5 pm, and Christmas Eve dinner is at 5:30 pm. Afterward, at 6:30 pm, take photos with Santa and hear him read stories. The evening ends with a spectacular Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade and fireworks at 8 pm.

Twelve Nights of Christmas Movies at The Independent

Join in watching your favorite holiday movies at The Independent. A free event from 8 pm – 10 pm.

Bring your whole family for a relaxing evening watching classics.

Dec. 20th – Home Alone

Dec. 21st – A Charlie Brown Christmas

Dec. 22nd – Polar Express

Dec. 23rd – A Christmas Story

Dec. 24th – It’s a Wonderful Life

Outdoor Winter Activities

There are endless winter activities to enjoy in Big Sky. With the holiday season, giving an adventure to a loved one makes a great gift. Go skiing at Big Sky Resort, book a romantic sleigh ride on a snow-covered trail, or try snowmobiling or snowshoeing on trails and through the trees.

Indoor Winter Activities

Take a day to do warmer activities in Big Sky, MT, in December. Visit art galleries like Gallatin River Gallery, Courtney Collins Fine Art, and Ryan Turner Photography. Or spend time doing yoga, getting a massage at Santosha, or doing gym workouts at Fitness Fusion. Check out spas like Sanctuary or Sanook. And when you get hungry or need a pick-me-up, grab a meal at local restaurants or hot coffee at a cafe.

New Year’s Eve

Big Sky Resort hosts a celebration on Dec. 31st to bring in the new year! Fireworks start at 9 pm, and live music will play from 6 pm – 12 am featuring artists Jenn N Juice and Tsunami Funk. Reserve seats on their website for a New Year’s Eve dinner buffet at Huntley Dining Room.

Gift a Winter Vacation at The Wilson Hotel

studio king suiteWhat could be more perfect than a winter vacation at The Wilson Hotel in Big Sky, MT? This luxurious hotel is in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, offering stunning views and plenty of opportunities for outdoor adventure.

From skiing and snowboarding to snowshoeing and dog sledding, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. And when you are ready to relax, you can cozy up in your spacious suite. The Wilson Hotel is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy some quality time with your loved ones. Give the ultimate gift of an experience of a lifetime and book a stay with us!