Spring Events in Montana

There is so much to do from early March to late May in the Bozeman, Big Sky, Livingston, and Yellowstone areas. From the exciting closing events at Big Sky Resort to MSU graduation there is something for everyone.

Headwater Spring Runoff

Headwater Spring Runoff

An annual Big Sky tradition for local tough guys and gals, testing themselves on the steep chutes, gullies, and cliffs on the north side of Lone Mountain.

Spectators can watch from Stillwater Bowl, with great line-of-sight views.

Location: Big Sky Ski Area
Shedhorn Skimo Race

Shedhorn Skimo Race

Around 16-18 miles long, and has an 8,600'- 9,500' elevation gain, this event isn`t for everyone! There are two courses depending on course conditions. Runners will start in 4 waves of 5-minute offsets, with 4 aid stations, each with cutoff times. Participate or check out this amazing event!
Location: Big Sky Resort
PSIA National Academy

PSIA National Academy

APRIL
Remember your season as the most epic in history when you attend National Academy 2019 in Big Sky, Montana! Complete with clinics, speakers and more.
Location: Big Sky Resort
Yellowstone National Park West Entrance Opens

Yellowstone National Park West Entrance Opens

WHEN THE SNOW IS MOSTLY MELTED
Explore the national park from the west as it opens for the first time since winter!
Location: West Yellowstone, MT
Yellowstone National Park East Entrance Opens

Yellowstone National Park East Entrance Opens

WHEN THE SNOW IS MOSTLY MELTED
Explore the park from Wyoming as it awakens after a long winter!
Location: Cody, WY
Pond Skim

Pond Skim

APRIL/MAY
Close out the season with fun at the Big Sky Annual Pond Skim, complete with costumes, music, drinks and food it is always a party!
Location: Big Sky Resort
MSU Commencement

MSU Commencement

MAY
Celebrate the graduating Class of 2019 at Montana State`s annual commencement ceremonies.