Sign up for updates below:

Yes, shuttles will be available & are FREE! You can see them HERE

Yes, and parking is complimentary for all ticket holders! Overnight parking is prohibited. RVs must be under 35 feet including attachments.
Please note specific parking entrance for your ticket:
If you plan to arrive during peak hours, please allow extra time. Peak times for each day are:
Friday - 5-7pm
Sat - 3-6pm
Sun - 2-5pm
If you plan to leave the festival after the final act, please be patient as with every festival there will be delay with exiting.
We are on a 2 way road and have made several improvements to improve the flow of traffic, however please respect the attendants and fellow fest attendees upon exiting the festival

We do not offer camping on site, but please check out a list of hotels, motels, RV camping, and campsites here

The closest airport to the festival is Kalispell AKA Glacier National (Airport code FCA). 

Please note that Under the Big Sky VIP is strictly 21+.

  • VIP Parking
  • Designated VIP Areas
  • VIP Bar and Beer Garden
  • Upgraded Restrooms

You MUST have a valid Government form of ID to enter the festival (ID, Drivers License, or Passport). We’ll send a reminder of this prior to the festival – but please don’t wait until the week of to lose your forms of ID – we CANNOT guarantee entry without proper identification! See below for a list of acceptable ID’s below:

  • Any US government-issued driver’s license or ID card containing a photograph and date of birth
  • US or foreign government-issued passport containing a photograph and date of birth
  • Foreign government-issued driver’s license/ID
  • Temporary DMV documents proving you are currently renewing a license — ONLY if accompanied by passport or expired license

We accept Credit Cards & Debit Cards. 

Exclusive UTBS merch will be available at our merch tent near the entrance!

Lost and found is located next to the Merchandise Booth at the festival. If your items do not turn up the weekend of the festival, we will keep items with us and provide a link to place a claim on our website. You can return any lost items directly to our ‘Lost & Found’ kiosk and visit to inquire after your missing items. Please only give items you find to the Lost & Found directly. Do not hand over items to random staff or guards.

The festival is on rain or shine. We’re typically lucky in Whitefish during these months with lots of sunshine. We suggest bringing a jacket for the evening and supportive footwear. Hats and shades always a good idea!

You can check out the the forecast for Whitefish here.

Thank you for your interest in performing at our events! At this time, UTBS '23 is fully booked. But we're always looking for inspiring local and national talent to showcase at our concerts.

Please fill out this form with all relevant information.

You can find set times HERE.

Tickets And Entry

Yes, you will need to present and scan your tickets both days in order to be allowed into the festival. You may bring your printed tickets or present the QR code on your phone.

Tip: take a screenshot of the QR code on your tickets in advance! 

There is no re-entry per day into the festival for all attendees. We have plenty of food and drink options on site, as well as a general store for anything you may need. If you have specific needs or concerns, please contact [email protected]

Three day tickets include Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. CAAMP, Colter Wall, Luke Grimes, Drayton Farley, Archertown and the roughstock rodeo happen on Friday.

Two day tickets include the remaining lineup on Saturday and Sunday, rodeo, and the rest of the Under the Big Sky fun.

Friday opens at 3PM and runs until 11PM.

Saturday and Sunday open at 12PM Noon and runs until 11PM.

We do not recommend buying a ticket from anyone other than our preferred ticketing outlet, Showclix, or our official ticketing exchange partner, Lyte. We are not responsible for third party sellers like Craigslist, Seatgeek, StubHub, etc.

Through Lyte, you can safely and securely purchase and sell your tickets to Under the Big Sky '23. Check back for more information regarding the Lyte ticket exchange soon!

Children six and under can enter for free but please RSVP your child after you add your tickets to your cart.

Children seven and older must purchase a general admission ticket.

Please note that VIP tickets and areas are strictly 21+.

Health and Safety

The health and safety of our fans, staff, artists, and community remains our top priority. We work closely with state and county officials in all aspects of the festival to ensure a safe and fun experience for everyone involved.

We're currently following all state and local guidelines, neither proof of vaccination status nor negative test is required for entry. If you're feeling unwell, we ask that you please do not attend the event.

Yes. We have numerous amounts of trained security guards as well as various officers at and around the entire event.

Our goal is to ensure everyone who attends the UTBS has a positive experience. We have several ADA entrances and viewing locations to ensure our ADA fans are able to enjoy their time on the ranch. *ADA Parking will be located in the VIP Parking lot*. 

Please find all information regarding ADA here

Yes! There is a free water refill station located in the middle of the festival. Empty 32oz (or less) reusable water bottles encouraged. 

You can also buy bottled water at any bar/beverage kiosk inside.

Yes. We have a wide assortment of food including vegan and vegetarian options. If you have dietary restrictions and need to bring in outside food, our security guards will be happy to help approve items upon arrival.

Yes. First aid stations will be clearly indicated on site and marked both on your festival map.

What can I Bring?

Medical prescriptions must be approved by Festival staff and in their original containers with labels that match the holder’s legal ID. If you require insulin, please identify yourself to security before entering the venue. Security will locate medical staff to assist you in providing a secure area to store your insulin.Please reach out prior to the festival if you require approval for medical [email protected]

A medium backpack should be no bigger than 18″ tall, 13″ wide and 8″ thick packed. Bags will have to fit into a box of that size (similar to the system used at airports). If your bag doesn’t fit in the box, it won’t be allowed inside the venue.

Yes, we encourage lawn chairs for viewing and hanging between acts! LOW BACK: folding, camping or beach chairs.

We love all animals, but unfortunately you’ll have to leave your best furry friends at home, including dogs, cats, etc. If you require a service animal, please contact [email protected].

We kindly ask that you leave your umbrella & tent at home so you don’t block your partners view! Small parasols are ok to shade from the sun.

Please no cigarettes. E-cigs or vapes only. Our ranch and neighbors thank you!

We want to ensure that your time at the ranch is comfortable and safe. Here’s what you can bring:

  • Cell phones
  • Bug Spray
  • Non-professional cameras
  • Medium backpacks/purses (18x13x8 or smaller)
  • Blankets/towels
  • Sunscreen (contents to be checked at entry)
  • Gum
  • Chapstick
  • Lipstick
  • Eyedrops
  • Makeup
  • Empty 32oz (or less) reusable water bottles
  • Strollers & wagons are allowed (please no double wide strollers)


  • GoPros (w/o sticks)
  • Sunglasses
  • Good times
  • No Pocket Knives
  • No Guns
  • Pets
  • Cigarettes (E-Cigs ok)
  • Lighters
  • Onsite RV parking
  • Totems
  • Drugs / drug paraphernalia
  • Large backpacks (under 18x13x8 inches OK)
  • Glass bottles or containers
  • Outside food / drink
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Laser pointers
  • Selfie sticks
  • Audio recording devices
  • Professional photo / video cameras
  • Drones
  • Umbrellas (parasols ok)
  • Chalk, markers, sharpies
  • Chains / chain wallets
  • Stickers / flyers / solicitations
  • Cleated shoes
  • Clothing that promotes drugs and / or gangs

Vendors and MeDIA

Please email [email protected] and include links to your website, pictures of your products, and information about your business.

Please fill out this form.

Want to be a stagehand, ticket taker, usher, parking attendant, bartender, culinary worker, and more?  If you are energetic, love music and want to be a part of the best festival team in the country, then we want to meet you! We enjoy meeting new people and we are always hiring. As a diverse employer, we pride ourselves on having a safe and fun workplace.

We will be conducting on-site interviews and hiring on the spot for all positions at our hiring fair at the Ranch—dates TBD.

Interested? Click here to apply!  

Please fill out this form and our team will be in touch.

© Outriders Present
Privacy Policy