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Old West Days
Jackson Hole, Wyoming is proud to host the 34th Annual Old West Days Celebration, May 22-25, 2015. 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. For more photos, please visit Pinterest

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 contact the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce, info@jacksonholechamber.com or 307.733.3316.


2014 Old West Days Honors

The Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the volunteers, sponsors, and participants who helped to make the 33rd Annual Old West Days a success! We would also like to recognize the honors given at the Old West Days Parade and at the Old West Brew Fest. 

Old West Brew Fest

Old West Brew Fest Golden Boot Honors: Best Brewery was awarded to Prairie Fire Brewing Company of Gillette and Best Beer was awarded to Yuzu Infused Wagon Box Wheat from Black Tooth Brewery of Sheridan

Old West Days Parade

  • First Place: Bar T Five
  • Second Place: Jean's Golden Girls
  • Third Place: Mountain Man Rendezvous

Cheers to the Black Tooth Brewery crew at the Old West Brew Fest!


2014 Jackson Hole Old West Days Highlights 

Look for 2015 updates coming soon! Planning to attend? Note that many of the events listed below are traditionally held during Old West Days weekend.

FRIDAY, MAY 23

  • MOUNTAIN MAN RENDEZVOUS AND TRADERS' ROW - 9:00am-5:00pm at the Teton County Fairgrounds: Pre-1840 Mountain Men Celebration complete with a Traders Row, Candy Cannon, Bow & Arrow Competition, Hawk & Knife Competition, and Atlatal Competition. For more information contact Betsy Johnson, 801.641.9451.
  • Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum Free Walking Tour - 10:30am - Meet at the center of Town Square for this fun and educational tour of historic downtown Jackson.  
  • KICKOFF AT THE BAR J - 7:00pm at the Bar J Chuckwagon with Nationally Acclaimed Bar J Wranglers: You'll be served up a truly western style chuckwagon dinner and enjoy-world class cowboy entertainment!  Reservations Recommended. 307.733.3370.
  • JACKSON HOLE ROTARY WINE FEST- 5:00-8:00pm at Snow King Events Center: The 26th Annual event features more than 100 wineries with hundreds of varieties along with a food court donated and sponsored by Trio/Local Restaurants and live entertainment from the Jackson Hole Foundation Jazz Big Band. The silent auction will include many unique items and the live auction will feature Amy Ringholz's "Harlequin" and an Elizabeth Showers Gold Leaf Bangle compliments of Belle Cose. The Rotary Wine Fest raises scholarship funds for local graduating seniors. More than $600,000 has been awarded to more than 500 recipients. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. $50 special VIP tickets include a reception from 4:00-5:30 where premium wines will be served accompanied by hors d'oeuvres and music. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.rotarywinefest.org.

SATURDAY, MAY 24

  • MOUNTAIN MAN RENDEZVOUS AND TRADERS' ROW - 9:00am-5:00pm at the Teton County Fairgrounds: Pre-1840 Mountain Men Celebration complete with a Traders Row, Candy Cannon, Bow & Arrow Competition, Hawk & Knife Competition, and Atlatal Competition. For more information contact Betsy Johnson, 801.641.9451.
  • 33rd ANNUAL OLD WEST DAYS PARADE - 10:00am 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!
  • JACKSON HOLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM OPEN HOUSE - 10:00am-6:00pm - Free admission at both museum locations. Visit 225 North Cache Street for the exhibits “Homesteading the Hole: Survival and Perseverance” and “Art of the Hunt.” Visit the corner of Glenwood and Deloney for “Indians of the Greater Yellowstone.
  • OLD TOWN ENTERTAINMENT - 11:30am-4:00pm on Town Square: Country Western Music, Kids Crafts & Activities, and more!
  • OLD WEST BREW FEST  - 11:00am- 5:00pm on Town Square: Try a sampling of an age-old craft. Enjoy a variety of beers from regional breweries. Entrance is free and beers may be traded for wooden nickels purchased at the entrance. Each token is $1. One token = one taste. Individual tokens are perfect for people who would like to swing in after the parade for a sample or two. Commemorative mugs are $5. If you have a vintage OWD mug, remember to bring it along! There are special $10 and $20 packages for those who are planning to enjoy a larger variety of breweries. One of the biggest Old West Days attractions, the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce would like to recognize the participating breweries!
    • Alaskan Beer
    • Altitude Chophouse & Brewery
    • Blacktooth Brewing Co.
    • Deschutes Brewery
    • Grand Teton Brewing Co.
    • Great Brewing/Madison River
    • Idaho Brewing Company
    • Jackson Hole Distributing
    • Lander Brewing Company
    • Merchant Du Vin
    • New Belgium Brewing Co.
    • O'Dell Brewing Co.
    • Osprey Distributing
    • Prairie Fire Brewing Co.
    • Roadhouse Brewery
    • Snake River Brewing Co.
    • Suds Brothers Brewery
    • Thai Me Up Rest. & Brewery
    • Uinta Brewing Co.
    • Wildlife Pizza & Brewery
    • Wind River Brewing Company
  • STAGE COACH RIDES - Stage Coach Rides around historic downtown Jackson. $6 Adult $4 Child
  • JACKSON HOLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM DEMONSTRATION AND STORY TELLING - 4:00pm.-6:00pm - Enjoy demonstrations of TravelStorysGPS new history app at 225 North Cache.
  • JACKSON HOLE SHOOTOUT - 6:00pm on Town Square: Shootout gang on the Town Square, the longest running shootout in the country, since 1957.
  • SHOOTOUT GANG STREET DANCE - 6:30-8:30pm - Join us for an old fashioned street dance with the Shootout Gang in front of the Jackson Hole Playhouse on Deloney. "No Sweat" will be playing all night long! 307.733.6994
  • JACKSON HOLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM PARTY AND PROGRAM - 7:00pm - "Twenty-Two Clicks Round the Town:" Exploring Historical Downtown Jackson through TravelStory GPS. 
  • JACKSON HOLE RODEO - 8:00pm at Teton County Fairgrounds: This is the real thing pardner, the original American sport of authentic ranch skills. 307.733.7980.

SUNDAY, MAY 25

  • MOUNTAIN MAN RENDEZVOUS AND TRADERS' ROW - 9:00am-5:00pm at Teton County Fairgrounds: Pre-1840 Mountain Men Celebration complete with a Traders Row, Candy Cannon, Bow & Arrow Competition, Hawk & Knife Competition, and Atlatal Competition. For more information contact Betsy Johnson, 801.641.9451.
  • WYOMING COWBOY CHURCH - 10:00am on Town Square: Join us for a good old fashion, non-denominational service with long-time local Phillip Wilson under the tent on Deloney.
  • JACKSON HOLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM FREE WALKING TOUR: 2:00 p.m. Meet at the center of Town Square for this fun and educational tour of historic downtown Jackson. 307.733.24.14
  • STAGECOACH RIDES - Stage Coach Rides around historic downtown Jackson. $6 Adult $4 Child

MONDAY, MAY 26

  • MOUNTAIN MAN MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY - 9:00am at Teton County Fairgrounds
  • AMERICAN LEGION MEMORIAL SERVICE - 10:00am on Town Square - Memorial Day ceremonies at the flagpole
  • MOUNTAIN MAN RENDEZVOUS AND TRADERS' ROW - 9:00am-5:00pm at Teton County Fairgrounds: Pre-1840 Mountain Men Celebration complete with a Traders Row, Candy Cannon, Bow & Arrow Competition, Hawk & Knife Competition, and Atlatal Competition. For more information, please contact the booshway, Betsy Johnson, 801.641.9451. 
  • STAGECOACH RIDES - Stage Coach Rides around historic downtown Jackson. $6 Adult $4 Child
  • JACKSON HOLE SHOOTOUT - 6:00pm on Town Square: Shootout Gang on the Town Square, the longest running shootout in the country, since 1957.

Thanks to Creative Curiosity for designing the 2014 poster!


The 2014 Mountain Man Rendezvous and Traders Row: Saturday, May 17-Monday, May 26, 2014

Mountain Man

9:30am-5:00pm Daily: Experience history with a modern twist! Traders Row will feature refreshments and hand-crafted goods along with interactive competitions featuring Bow & Arrow, Hawk & Knife Competition, and Atlatl. The Mountain Man Rendezvous traditionally begins ElkFest weekend and continues through Old West Days. For more information, please contact the booshway, Betsy Johnson, 801.641.9451.

Updated: 5/28/14