The Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to celebrate Independence Day in Jackson Hole! The weekend will be full of events and festivities, including the Howdy Pardner Fourth of July Parade! Click here to download the pdf entry form. The following schedule of events is subject to change. Independence Day in Jackson Hole is a celebration of the best of our community’s small town American character. For more information about Independence Day in Jackson Hole or for questions about planning a trip to the area any time of year, please contact the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce at 307.733.3316 or email@example.com
2014 Jackson Hole Independence Day Weekend Schedule
THURSDAY, JULY 3
5:30pm: Start the holiday weekend early. JacksonHoleLive! Presents JOHHNYSWIM at the Snow King Ball Field - Abner Ramirez and Amanda Sudano are the husband-wife duo that front the band JOHNNYSWIM. Their music is influenced by Nashville’s melting pot of folk, pop and soul. Along with the influence from Music City’s diverse array of singer-songwriters, much of JOHNNYSWIM’s essence is built on the duo’s chemistry. Sharing the bill is world roots music collaboration Playing For Change, a “movement created to inspire and connect the world through music, based on the belief that music has the power to break down boundaries and overcome distances between people. Visit jacksonholelivemusic.com for more information about the lineup.
7:00pm: Concert on the Commons at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort: The first Concert on the Commons will feature Calle Mambo an ensemble of talented musicians that has rapidly become one of the most sought after musical groups in the region. With unique Latin renditions of classic R&B and pop tunes thrown in, Calle Mambo is sure to please every crowd. Fireworks follow at 10:00pm. Come out to Teton Village before the music starts and enjoy a free Gondola ride starting at 4:30pm or enjoy happy hour in bars and restaurants from 5:00-6:00pm. See the season lineup on www.jacksonhole.com.
FRIDAY, July 4
Jackson Hole Jaycees Pancake Breakfast - The Jackson Hole Jaycees have been serving a Fourth of July pancake breakfast since 1977. Thousands of locals and visitors have gathered on Center Street to visit with friends and support the Jaycees Fire in the Hole Fireworks Show. Expect a hearty breakfast of eggs, sausage, and pancakes to ensure they are well fueled for the many events celebrating Independence Day in Jackson. All profits from the breakfast enable the Jaycees to complete projects like the community fireworks and scholarships for local students. Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for kids older than 5. Five-years old and younger are free. For more information or to sign up to volunteer, please contact Kelly Bass, firstname.lastname@example.org or 307.690.3489.
10:30am: Howdy Pardners 4th of July Parade - The Howdy Pardner Ambassador Club, the hospitality arm of the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce, will present the annual Fourth of July Parade beginning at 10:30am. The parade features Bobbi & Ken Thomasma as Grand Marshals. Parade entries gather at the Teton County Fairgrounds for line-up beginning at 9:00am. The route travels down Snow King Avenue to Glenwood, turning on Broadway, and ending on Willow Street. Judging of the parade entries will take place as they pass the grandstand located on Town Square.
Music, horses, clowns, roller skates, and classic cars will be among the ranks. Businesses and organizations interested in participating should have entered by Monday, June 30. For more information, please contact Renee Leone, Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce Events Coordinator, 307.733.3316 or email@example.com
4:00pm: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort continues the Fourth of July celebrations with a second day of Concerts on the Commons. The Jazz Foundation of Jackson Hole will be followed by music from the Grand Teton Music Festival. Jackson Hole favorite Mandatory Air will perform at 7:00pm. See the season lineup on www.jacksonhole.com.
Music in the Hole 2014 Presented by Grand Teton Music Festival: Enjoy patriotic music on a grand stage in Teton Village, Wyoming! This year’s concert will take place in Walk Festival Hall. From Copland's Fanfare for the Common Man to Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture, the festive concert will set the stage for an evening of fireworks. It is a free, but ticketed event. GTMF is able to continue the tradition of Music In The Hole through the generous support and donations of our community. Visit www.gtmf.org
for more information.
6:00pm: Town Square Shootout - Watch a lively reenactment of frontier justice on the JacksonTown Square in what is the longest, continuously running shootout show in the country! Click here for more information about the Shootout.
8:00pm: Jackson Hole Rodeo - The rodeo is regularly held on each Wednesday and Saturday during the summer season at the Teton County Fairgrounds. The 4th of July Rodeo is a fine western tradition and a wonderful way to spend an evening as the sun sets over the Teton Range. Visit jhrodeo.com for more information.
Fireworks! Enjoy fireworks shows at two locations: the base of Snow King Mountain in the Town of Jackson and at the base of the Tetons in Teton Village.