Wildlands Festival is committed to celebrating wild, open spaces and the grandeur of Montana paired with an iconic musical performance from artists spanning decades of excellence and ask that you adhere to the following guidelines in order to ensure a great experience for everyone!
Wildlands Festival is an outdoor event and will take place, rain or shine. No refunds. No exceptions. Wildlands Festival promoter reserves the right to substitute artists if necessary.
Please note, all personal belongings will be searched prior to entrance, so please adhere to these rules so that others will not be delayed during the entrance process.
HEALTH, SAFETY, AND COVID-19
The health and safety of our artists, fans, and community is our top priority. The Wildlands Festival has health and safety protocols in place and we will continue to monitor and adhere to Local, State and Federal updates and regulations as applicable, including Montana HB 702. Event specific policies and procedures are subject to change and will be posted to the Wildlands website and emailed to tickets buyers as applicable.
DO I NEED A TICKET FOR MY CHILD?
Wildlands Festival is an all-ages event. Children 1 and under and babies in arms are free to attend the Wildlands Festival grounds with paid adult admission.
WHAT IS THE BEST TIME TO ARRIVE?
The best time to arrive for the Wildlands Festival is early! Parking will fill up quickly and lines may start to form. Gates open at 5:30pm.
IS THE EVENT FOR ALL AGES?
Yes, Wildlands Festival is an all ages event.
HOW DO I GET TO WILDLANDS FESTIVAL IN BIG SKY, MONTANA?
DIRECTIONS FROM BOZEMAN, MT: To get to the Big Sky Events Arena from Bozeman, take US-191 S through the scenic Gallatin Canyon. After approximately 40 miles, turn right onto Hwy 64 / Lone Mountain Trail. In 3 miles, turn left onto Ousel Falls Road. Next, turn left onto Aspen Leaf Drive. The Big Sky Events Arena will be on the right.
SKYLINE BUS: Information coming soon.
KARST STAGE: Information coming soon.
UBER / LYFT: Note Big Sky does not currently have UBER or LYFT service.
WHERE DO I PARK? IS THERE PAID PARKING?
Parking is very limited, carpooling is recommended; paid parking pass opportunities and other parking or shuttle information will be released in the coming months.
WHERE DO I CHECK IN/SCAN MY TICKETS WHEN I ARRIVE?
A detailed venue map and directions for entry will be provided to ticket holders via email prior to the event.
CAN I BRING MY DOG OR PET TO WILDLANDS FESTIVAL?
No, please leave your furry friends at home. Service Dogs require strict pre-approval 72 hours in advance of the event. Email email@example.com.
WHAT ARE CONSIDERED PROFESSIONAL CAMERAS AND PROFESSIONAL DIGITAL CAMERAS? CAN I RECORD THE SHOW?
Video recording the show is not permitted. Any camera with a removable lens(es) IS NOT permitted in the show. Please leave these at home.
IS RE-ENTRY ALLOWED AT WILDLANDS FESTIVAL?
Once your tickets are scanned and credentials activated, you may not leave and re-enter Wildlands Festival.
IS THERE AN ON-SITE WILL CALL?
Yes, located at the entrance of the Wildlands Festival there will be a Will Call trailer for ticketing questions and sponsor pick-up. However, we suggest purchasing your ticket to Wildlands Festival now, as the show is expected to sell out.
ARE THERE ATM MACHINES AT THE WILDLANDS FESTIVAL VENUE?
Yes, there will be two ATMs on site.
WILL I BE ABLE TO PURCHASE FOOD AND DRINKS AT THE EVENT?
Yes! There will be a variety of food and drink options available at Wildlands Festival, including full bar. Alcohol sales close at 10:30pm.
IS THERE A LOST AND FOUND?
Yes, there will be a lost and found located at the Will Call trailer at the entrance.
WILL THERE BE MERCH SALES?
Yes, there will be a Merch tent and trailer for all Wildlands Festival and related artist merch sales next to the Will Call trailer at the entrance.
DOES THE VENUE OFFER ADA ACCOMMODATIONS?
Yes, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the event to request assistance.
WHERE CAN I STAY?
In Big Sky, we recommend one of our trusted lodging partners, Big Sky Vacation Rentals, Natural Retreats and The Element Hotel.
CAN I CAMP OR PARK MY RV ON SITE?
No, camping and RV parking are not allowed on or near the venue. There are limited first-come, first-served Forest Service campgrounds near Big Sky including Red Cliff, Greek Creek, Moose Creek and Swan Creek. Dispersed camping may be available in other public land adjacent to Big Sky. We recommend booking a campsite through the US Forest Service website.
WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
Big Sky, Montana is at an elevation of approximately 7000 feet, and has mountain weather patterns which range from chilly nights to warm days. Expect nighttime temperatures in the 30s-50s and daytime temps in the 50s-70s. Dressing in layers is a good idea, and a jacket and/or rain jacket is recommended. The concert venue is outdoor in a sagebrush field with a mix of dirt, rocks, grass and other natural elements, so supportive, closed toed shoes are recommended.
WHAT IF IT RAINS?
The Wildlands Festival will go on! Rain or shine! No Exceptions. No refunds. If extreme inclement weather there is shelter for VIP ticket holders under the Big Tent, and for GA attendees there is shelter adjacent to the concert venue in Big Sky Town Center.
WHAT IF I NEED MEDICAL ASSISTANCE?
Wildlands Festival will have a staffed Medical Tent near the GA entrance of the venue. For more serious issues, the Big Sky Events Arena is also near the Big Sky Medical Center hospital which is open 24 hours. Call 911 if it is an emergency.
WHAT SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES / HASHTAGS SHOULD I USE FOR THE EVENT?
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WILDLANDS FESTIVAL GROUNDS NOT ALLOWED
- Glass of any kind, including glass bottles
- Outside food and drinks
- Narcotics and drug paraphernalia
- Drones or any other unmanned aircraft
- Chairs / Hammocks / Blankets / Other lounging equipment
- Fireworks or other explosives
- Firearms, knives, or other weapons
- Megaphones, PA systems, Air Horns
- Backpacks or large totes
- Coolers of any kind
- Pets (Service animals exempt)
- Video recording equipment
- Professional cameras and camera equipment
- Amplified sound devices (Wireless speakers, etc.)
WILDLANDS FESTIVAL GROUNDS ALLOWED
- Standard, non-professional cameras
- Cell phones
- Medications with a prescription and ID matching
- Empty water bottles
- Strollers, one per child
- Diaper bags, one per child
- Small purses and handheld bags
Security has final say on allowed and prohibited items. All possessions subject to searching at security checkpoints.