Events

Below is a calendar guide to most major events in the area. During season the Jackson Hole events calendar often provides a number of options to choose from. There is more and more to do each and every season. As the community has been growing, the number of activities and events expands accordingly. The Jackson Hole Center for the Arts hosts an active schedule.

The local music scene has finally been heating up over the last few years, for more information regarding shows in the area: Pink Garter Theater, 307 Live.

The Summer in particular hosts a number of free concert series featuring a wide variety of artists and musical genres.

Jackson Hole Events Calendar

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The Met: Live in HD

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Hansel and Gretel on December 14, 2017……..7PM

The Grand Teton Music Festival and the Center of Wonder in conjunction with the Center for the Arts host a number of performances from the Metroplitan Opera in NY. The Met: Live in HD series has been going for over eight seasons.

The season concludes on November 16th with Norma. The series has gained tremendous popularity and has currently expanded to reach thousands of theaters in countries around the world.

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Moose Hockey

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December 15 & 16, 2017 vs. Sun Valley

live music will be by: Lazy Eyes

The Jackson Hole Moose Hockey team competes in the Senior A division of the U.S.A. Hockey Association. The competition level is full-check hockey. The Moose play a 30-game home schedule most Fri. and Sat. nights throughout the winter on their home ice at the Snow King Sports and Events Center. The Moose have a great local following, as the team …

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Santa on the Town Square

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December 15th thru the 24th, 2017

During mid-December each year Santa takes some time out from the North Pole to visit Jackson Hole for a little R&R. Some days he hits the slopes to prep for his big night. While he is here he does enjoy carrying on tradition. From 5pm to 7pm each evening Santa will be making his appearance on the Town Square.

Santa will be in the Stage …

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New Year’s Eve in Jackson Hole

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New Year’s Eve 2017

The Christmas to New Year holiday season generally brings good snow and an energetic environment to the area. The spirit is all encompansing as visitors and locals rejoice and enjoy all that Winter has to offer. Usher in the New Year in true Western style.

Torchlight parades begin at dark at Snow King Mountain and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort followed by a fireworks display.

Town of Jackson

The Town of Jackson kicks things …

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Jackson Hole Snocross Nationals

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December 8 & 9, 2017

Jackson Hole will be hosting a snowmobile snocross at the base of Snow King Mountain. This will be an exciting event. The International Series of Champions hosts the race. Part of an eight race series that culminates in the crowning of an overall champion. Jackson hosts the annual World Championship Snowmobile Hillclimb and has hosted snocross events in the past, so this one should go off well.

Snocross is the most exciting, …

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Jackson Hole Opening Day 2017

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Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is opening on November 24th. The resort has been working hard to get it done! We have had some great early season snowfall.

Late October and early November have seen some great storm cycles. At elevation there is plenty of snow. The backcountry has been providing nice turns and Grand Targhee Resort opened last weekend.

With cold temperature the mountain resort was also able to blow a decent amount of snow to supplement the natural …

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Wildlife Tours

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Expert guides will lead you on the adventure of a lifetime. Their local knowledge is key to finding the wildlife and understanding how these animals move throughout and relate to this vast and varied ecosystem. These tours will also touch on Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks….

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Jackson Hole Fireman’s Ball 2017

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Join the Jackson Firefighters Association for the 77th Annual Fireman’s Ball. Musical guests Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Chancey Williams and the Younger Brothers Band with opening act Lazy Eyes. Live and silent auctions. Gun raffle. Dinner available from local vendors. Ice-cold beer and cocktails served by Jackson’s bravest. Every ticket enters you to win this year’s grand prize: a grass-fed buffalo from JH Buffalo Meat Company, freezer included! Must be 21 to attend. You come to our ball, …

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Free Public Planetarium Programs

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Throughout the winter, Wyoming Stargazing will be offering indoor virtual tours of the solar system and the Milky Way Galaxy. Inside the inflatable planetarium, your hosts explain why the stars shine, why they seem to move across the sky, why the constellations change throughout the year and why the arms of the Milky Way Galaxy appear the way they do above our heads. You’ll have the opportunity to ask all the burning questions you’ve ever had about the Universe. These …

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Wyoming Stargazing

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Free programs will take place on clear Fridays from 7:30pm-9:30pm October through April.

at the Center for the Arts

Looking for a fun and unique event for your family or group while in town? Wyoming Stargazing offers year-round stargazing programs at your convenience. Let us come to your private residence or bring you to one of the premiere stargazing locations in Grand Teton National Park Google Maps. We’ll set up one of our gigantic telescopes and …

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Shift Festival 2017

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Held each Fall in the spectacular valley of Jackson Hole, SHIFT is an annual festival that celebrates the intersection of conservation with Nature (the natural environment), Culture (the built environment) and Adventure (outdoor recreation) across North America. The 2016 Festival will feature an in-depth exploration of the opportunities and challenges at the intersection of conservation and adventure, with a goal of leveraging outdoor recreation for conservation gains.

The complete schedule for 2017 events can be found here: shift events schedule

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Octoberfest

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The Snake River Brewery holds quite an extravanganza. The brewery tends to be quite busy all day long with individuals celebrating the Harvest and the coming of Fall. Keeping with tradition, “Salzburger Echo” will be providing the oomp-pah music.

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Jackson Hole Farmer’s Market

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Saturday mornings on the Town Square July 8 thru September 23, 2017

The Jackson Hole Farmers Market occurs each Saturday morning on the Town Square from July thru September for the Summer season. The market runs from 8am to 12pm. Not only are there fruits and veggies, but baked goods, canned good and more. The community and visitors to the area have embraced the Farmers Market since it kicked off in the Summer of 2000. Attendance has steadily grown …

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Fall Arts Festival 2017

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September 6 thru September 17, 2017

The Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival has become one of the most widely recognized art events the Rockies. Each Fall thousands of art enthusiasts descend upon Jackson for this event. The 2016 Festival is scheduled to take place September 6th thru the 17th this year. The combination of art, music, and cuisine can overwhelm the senses.

Don’t miss out on this extravaganza! There are a number of events occurring throughout this 11 …

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J.H. People’s Market

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Wednesday Evenings

The Jackson Hole People’s Market occurs on Wednesday evenings from 4pm to 7pm.  The market occurs at the Phil Baux Park at the base of Snow King Mountain. The growth of the market has been enjoyable and a pleasure to watch. The market’s popularity simply reinforces the fact that Americans are finally getting back in touch with local produce.

The shift in awareness of healthy, locally produced produce and its positive effect on local economies …

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Concerts on the Commons 2017

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Free Outdoor Concert Series in Teton Village Featuring: Mojo Green

August 27th

Concerts on the Commons in Teton Village on Sunday evenings throughout the summer have developed into quite the night. Kicking off at 5pm and generally wrapping up around 9pm. The “Commons” area in Teton Village serves as an intimate outdoor concert venue at the base of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. The family friendly nature lends itself to a fun night out for the whole …

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Solar Eclipse 2017

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The solar eclipse of August 2017 looks to be quite an event here in Jackson, WY. With people booking rooms two years or more in advance of the event. The eclipse will occur on August 21, 2017 passing directly over the Jackson Hole valley. The phase of total eclipse will begin around 11:30am. The duration of the full eclipse will be for less than two and a half minutes. With the event’s totality lasting from 10:15am to 1pm.

Teton Eclipse …

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Art Fair Jackson Hole

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August 11, 12, 13 of Summer 2017

Art Fair Jackson Hole is held twice a summer. The art fair is held in Miller Park, just a few blocks South West from the Town Square on Deloney St. There are a large number of artists on display, a food court and live music. There are hands on art activities in which the whole family can participate. A number of local musicians perform throughout the weekend. One of my favorite Summer …

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JacksonHoleLive! 2017

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Friday August 18, 2017

Twiddle opening act: Head to Head

The JacksonHoleLive! concert series continues to provide quality entertainment to the community. Throughout the summer, live music is available at the Snow King Ballpark. The ballpark is located at the base of Snow King mountain. This all-ages evening concert series is a welcome addition to the music scene in Jackson. Coming to fruition after years of anticipation, hope, and hard work this has finally happened. Shows …

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Thin Air Shakespeare 2017

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July 7th, 8th, 9th then again on the 14th, 15th, & 16th

“The Tempest is this years feature for Thin Air Shakespeare. Showing at the Center for the Arts’ outdoor lawn venue. The lawn opens for seating at 6:30pm with the show commencing at 7:30pm. Bring a blanket and picnic dinner along to enjoy. Be sure to get there a little early to ensure you get a good spot. A bit of bug spray is recommended. The intimate space …

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