37th Annual Old West Days Celebration

View the schedule for Old West Days, a May festival in Jackson Hole celebrating Western culture with a parade, family activities, rodeo, live music, local beer, and more!

MAY 24TH – 28TH, 2018 IN JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING

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Jackson Hole, Wyoming is proud to host the 37th Annual Old West Days Celebration, May 25-28, 2018. Jackson Hole has long been referred to as “The Last of the Old West” and, with the area’s rich history, it’s no wonder Old West Days is a favorite among visitors and locals alike.

Visitors from all over the country come to delight in the live music, theatrical entertainment, arts and crafts, delicious food, rodeo events, and much more. If you would like more information, please email [email protected] or call 307.733.3316.

Click here to see the Old West Days Parade rules and click here for Old West Days parade application. Applications are due May 11th, 2018!

 

THURSDAY, MAY 24TH SCHEDULE

  • Mountain Man Rendezvous and Traders’ Row
    9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. at Teton County Fairgrounds

Pre-1840 Mountain Men Celebration complete with a Traders Row, Candy Cannon, Bow & Arrow Competition,
Hawk & Knife Competition, and Atlatl Competition.
For more information contact Dan or Brenda Thyer at (406) 682-5255.

  • “Toast to the Cowboy” Million Dollar Cowboy Bar Grand Reopening Chamber Celebration & Sign Unveiling
    5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Million Dollar Cowboy Bar

Join the Chamber and the Million Dollar Cowboy Bar in celebrating the new ownership and unveiling of the
revamped Cowboy Bar & legendary refurbished Million Dollar Cowboy Bar sign!

FRIDAY, MAY 25TH SCHEDULE

  • Mountain Man Rendezvous and Traders’ Row 
    9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. at Teton County FairgroundsPre-1840 Mountain Men Celebration complete with a Traders Row, Candy Cannon, Bow & Arrow Competition, Hawk & Knife Competition, and Atlatl Competition.
    For more information contact Dan or Brenda Thyer at (406) 682-5255.
  •  Historical Walking Tour
    Meet at the center of Town Square at 10:30 a.m.

Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum: Free walking tour of historic downtown Jackson.
For more information contact Steve Roberts at 307-733-2414

  • Old West Days Kickoff At The Bar J
    7:00 p.m at 4200 W Bar J Chuckwagon, Wilson, WY 83014

Nationally acclaimed Bar J Wranglers – You’ll be served up a truly western style Chuckwagon dinner and enjoy world-class
cowboy entertainment. Call 307-733-3370 to make a reservation, reservations recommended.

SATURDAY, MAY 26TH SCHEDULE

  • Mountain Man Rendezvous And Traders’ Row
    9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Teton County Fairgrounds

Pre-1840 Mountain Men Celebration complete with a Traders Row, Candy Cannon,
Bow & Arrow Competition, and Hawk & Knife Competition.
For more information contact Dan or Brenda Thyer at (406) 682-5255.

  • Jackson Hole Historical Society & Museum 
    10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.Open House & two for one Admission at Both Museum Locations.
  • 37th Annual Old West Days Parade 
    10:00 a.m. on Town Square

One of the last and best horse-drawn parades of the Old West! Enjoy Mountain Men,
vintage vehicles, covered wagons, and the legendary gathering of gunslingers of the West!
For parade entry rules click here and for an Old West Days parade application click here.
Applications are due May 11th, 2018 to [email protected]

  • Stage Coach Rides
    Town SquareStage Coach Rides around historic downtown Jackson. $6 Adult $4 Child
  • Old Town Entertainment
    11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Town Square

Country Western Music, Kids Crafts & Activities, a Mechanical Buffalo, Demonstrations, and Line Dancers!

  • Old West Brewfest – Click here to learn more about Brewfest!
    11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Town SquareTry a sampling of an age-old craft. Enjoy a variety of beers from regional breweries.
    Brew samplers – look for the covered tent on Deloney Street.
    For more information call Maureen Murphy at 307-733-3316.
  • Shootout Gang Kickoff  
    6:30 – 7:30 p.m on Deloney Street (on Town Square)

Join the Shootout gang and members of the JH Playhouse for a Kickoff Event on the Town Square.
For more information call The Jackson Hole Playhouse at 307-733-6994.

  • Jackson Hole Rodeo 
    8:00 p.m. at the Teton County FairgroundsThis is the real thing partner, the original American sport of authentic ranch skills.
    For more information call the Rodeo at 307-733-7980.

SUNDAY, MAY 27TH SCHEDULE 

  • Mountain Man Rendezvous And Traders’ Row 
    9:00 a.m- 5:00 p.m. at the Teton County Fairgrounds

Pre-1840 Mountain Men Celebration complete with a Traders Row, Candy Cannon, Bow & Arrow Competition, and
Hawk & Knife Competition. For more information contact Dan or Brenda Thyer at (406) 682-5255.

  • Aerial Tram Opens – Free to locals (with ID) and discounted rates online at jacksonhole.com
  • Wyoming Cowboy Church 
    10:00 a.m. on Town Square

Join us for a good old fashion, non-denominational service with long-time local Phillip Wilson under the tent on Deloney.

  • Stagecoach Rides 
    Town Square

Stage Coach Rides around historic downtown Jackson. $6 Adult $4 Child

MONDAY, MAY 28TH SCHEDULE 

  • Mountain Man Memorial Day Ceremony 
    9:00 a.m. at Teton County Fairgrounds
  • Mountain Man Rendezvous And Traders’ Row
    9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Teton County Fairgrounds

Pre-1840 Mountain Men Celebration complete with a Traders Row, Candy Cannon, Bow & Arrow Competition,
Hawk & Knife Competition, and Atlatl Competition.
For more information contact Betsey Johnson at (406) 682-5255.

  • American Legion Memorial Service 
    10:00 a.m. Town Square flagpole
  • Stagecoach Rides
    Town SquareStage Coach Rides around historic downtown Jackson. $6 Adult $4 Child
  • Jackson Hole Shootout 
    6:00 p.m on Town Square

Shootout gang on the Town Square, the longest running shootout in the country, since 1957.

 

UPCOMING JACKSON HOLE OLD WEST DAYS DATES

May 24-27, 2019
May 22-25, 2020