When do tickets go on sale?

March 1, 2018 at 9 a.m. Mountain Time.

What time does the Big Sky PBR event start on July 27 & 28?

Golden Buckle gates open at 5:00pm
General Admission gates open at 6:00pm
Golden Buckle Calcutta starts at 5:30pm
Bull riding starts at 7:00pm
Live music starts at 9:00pm

What is the predicted weather?

Check your local weather forecast. While it is summer, it is Montana. Past years have experienced 70-80º F for the whole event while some have had rain. It also cools down to about 15º after sundown so prepare for unexpected rain or colder temperature with a jacket.

Does my infant need a ticket?

Infants who are 2 years old or younger who sit on a parent’s lap and do not take up a seated space do not need a ticket. Children 3 years and older are required to have a ticket.

How much do tickets cost?

Golden Buckle VIP tickets are $250. General Admission tickets are $50. Prices reflect one-night rates, not weekend passes. Buyers also pay a 3% resort tax on ticket purchases. Access to the PBR after party concerts are included with your PBR bull riding ticket. Tickets for music-only access will be available online.

Can I bring my own food or drinks to the event?

No. The only permitted food and beverages into the arena must be purchased from our vendors at the vendor village. No glass is allowed on the premises.

Where do I park?

Parking in Big Sky Town Center. Parking is very limited. Walking/carpooling recommended.

Where should I stay?

Big Sky Resort. Call 800-548-4486.

Will there be an ATM?


Where do I purchase my tickets on March 1?

Purchase tickets online only at bigskypbr.com. All tickets rain or shine. No refunds, no exceptions. No outside food/drink. No phone orders for tickets, online sales only.

Where do I pick up my tickets?

All tickets will be held at Will Call and can be picked up the day of the event. Will Call will be located at the PBR Arena and will open at 2:00pm on Friday, July 27 and Saturday, July 28. For your convenience we will also have all Will Call tickets available for early pickup at the Outlaw Partners office in Big Sky the week of the event, Monday, July 23 - Thursday, July 26 from 9:00am - 3:00pm. On Friday and Saturday, Will Call pickup will be available at the event venue only.

What time can I pick up my tickets?

Will Call opens at 2pm on July 27 & 28.

Is my printed ticket purchase confirmation email also my ticket?

No, your printed confirmation page is not your ticket into the event. Please stop by Will Call to pick up your tickets.

What do I need to bring to will call to pick up my tickets?

You will need a valid ID and your ticket confirmation email.

Do I need a ticket to attend the concert after the PBR on July 27 & 28?

Yes, access to the after party concerts on July 27 & 28 are included with your PBR bull riding ticket. Tickets to access just the music will be available online and also sold at the door if there is remaining inventory.

What are the Calcutta auction details?

Each night there will be two auctions:

The Calcutta Auction, where 50% of money goes to charity. After the Calcutta Auction there will be a second auction with proceeds going to Rider Relief Fund - www.riderrelief.org

Calcutta auction beneficiaries to be determined.

When and where can I sign my kid up for mutton busting?

Mutton Busting will include ten participants per night, first come first served. Kids must be under 60 lbs, 3-6 years old, and have a valid ticket for that night’s event. Interested parties should email ersin@theoutlawpartners.com.