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38th Annual Old West Days - May 18-27,2019

View the schedule for 2019 Old West Days, a 10 day festival in Jackson Hole celebrating Western culture with a parade, family activities, rodeo, live music, local beer, and more!

 

New This Year: Old West Days Extended to a 10-Day Festival Celebrating Western Heritage
Read Full Release HERE

GOLDEN SPUR: Jackson Hole Travel & Tourism Board
SILVER BULLETPepsi, Bar J Chuckwagon, Wells Fargo
COLT 45: Canvas Unlimited, Lux Lounge, Outpost, Teton County Fair, Town Square Inns, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
GROS VENTRE: Jackson Bootlegger, Lee's Tees, The Liquor Store & Wine Loft, The Wort Hotel
TRAPPER: Gun Barrel Steak & Game House, Haagen Dazs, Osprey Beverages, LLC, Ranch Inn, Teton Motors, Yippy I-O Candy
RIVER: Creative Curiosity 


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 info@jacksonholechamber.com or call 307.733.3316. If you are interested in entering the 2019 Old West Days Parade, click here to enter and learn more! 

SATURDAY, MAY 18TH

9:00 AM-5:00 PM Daily: Mountain Man Rendezvous and Traders Row

Experience history with a modern twist! Traders Row features refreshments and hand-crafted goods along with interactive competitions featuring Bow & Arrow, Hawk & Knife Competition, and Atlatl. The event is a perfect diversion for families looking looking for an educational and cultural experience (with the added bonus of the always-popular candy cannon!). For more information contact Dan or Brenda Thyer at (406) 682-5255. 

Mountain Man Rendezvous will take place every day from 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM from May 18th- May 27th!

  • ElkFest Antler Sale & Scouts Antler Auction
  • 7:00 AM: Antler lots for BSA Elk Antler Auction ready for viewing and registration forms are availble
  • 7:00 AM -1:00PM : Food provided by Jackson Youth Baseball
  • 8:00 AM -3:00 PM: Private Antler Sale north of the Town Square (on Center Street) by Rotary Club, contact J.R. Berezay at 307.732.5944 with any questions
  • 9:00 AM-1:00 PM: Kids’ Corner – including educational tables and games. Sponsored by Wyoming Game & Fish, the National Elk Refuge, and the Jackson Hole Historical Society, who will be offering 10% off in the museum store!
  • 8:00 AM: Registration for Boy Scouts of America Elk Antler Auction begins on Town Square
  • 9:00-9:45 AM : Enjoy a free concert by Jackson Hole Community Band
  • 10:00 AM-1:00 PM: World Famous Jackson Hole Boy Scout Elk Antler Auction and Jackson B.S.A. Boy Scout and Cub Scout Expo
  • 4:30 PM: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Casino Games and Silent Auction begins
  • 7:00 PM: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Big Game Banquet Annual Fundraising Dinner. For more information, call Chuck Teske at 307-739-0951 or Ann Patton at 307-734-9549 or AESWY@AOL.com.

Please note:The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation's (RMEF) Great Elk Tour will be on the road to Tennessee this year for a special event and will not be on display during this year's Jackson District Boy Scout Elk Antler Auction. The bulls selected for the Great Elk Tour traveling display are selected for their size, uniqueness and story. Most bulls are harvested on public land, and many are taken by RMEF members. More information on the Great Elk Tour can be found on the RMEF web site, along with a virtual photo tour and description of bulls from previous years.

SUNDAY, MAY 19TH

 12:00- 3:00 PM- High Noon Chili Cook-Off

Come to Center Street to taste the best Chili in town, $5.00 spoons and all you can taste! Beer available for purchase from Roadhouse Brewing Co., and Snake River Brewing!
Participating restaurants and organizations listed below:

Absaroka Cake Company
Bovine + Swine
Jackson Hole Friends of Scouting
Jackson Hole Title & Escrow
Little Red Café
Moe's Original BBQ
Roadhouse Brewing Co.

SUDA Izakaya
Vote for Pedro ​
Weber Family
White Buffalo Club
Wort Hotel



Any questions about the Chili Cook-Off email Special Events Manager, Britney Magleby, at britney@jacksonholechamber.com or call her directly at (307)-201-2309. Sign up to volunteer here!

2019 HIGH NOON CHILI COOK-OFF WINNERS!

Judges Choice Professional:
1. Little Red Cafe
2. SUDA Izakaya

Judges Choice Amateur:
1. Jackson Hole Title & Escrow
2. Michelle and L's Team

People’s Choice Professional – SUDA Izakaya
People’s Choice Amateur – Jackson Hole Title & Escrow 

 

THURSDAY, MAY 23RD

  • Moe Bandy at The Million Dollar Cowboy Bar
    Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm.
    $25 General Admission / $75 VIP.  Click here for tickets!

    Moe Bandy, one of America’s favorite classic country performers, is bringing his unique brand of honkytonk hits to The Cowboy Bar on May 23, 2019. The former rodeo rider turned country hit-maker will draw from his 10 #1 Hits, 40 Top Ten Hits, 66 Chart Hits and 5 Gold Albums to entertain Cowboy Bar patrons. Bandy, whose awards include ACM Song of The Year, ACM Most Promising Male Vocalist of the Year, Video of the Year, and ACM and CMA Duo of the Year, is best known for hits like “Bandy the Rodeo Clown”, “Hank Williams, You Wrote My Life”, “Americana,” “Till I’m too Old to Die Young,” “It’s a Cheatin’ Situation,” and “Someday Soon,” just to name a few.

    You can purchase online tickets here or hard tickets at The Wort Hotel or The Million Dollar Cowboy.

 

FRIDAY, MAY 24TH

  •  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 83001
    Come out to see the nationally acclaimed Bar J Wranglers put on a show you will not forget! You'll be served up a truly western style Chuckwagon dinner and enjoy-world class cowboy entertainment. Click here to learn more and make reservations! 

 

SATURDAY, MAY 25TH

  • 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 & free museum admission for kids ages 18 and under and 10% off in the museum gift shop!
     
  • 38th Annual Old West Days Parade -- click here to enter the OWD Parade today!
    10:30 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! Any questions about the 2019 Old West Days parade please email, Special Events Manager, Britney Magleby at britney@jacksonholechamber.com or call 307-201-2309.
  • Stage Coach Rides
    Town Square
    Stage 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, face paitning, a Mechanical Buffalo, and Line Dancers!
     
  • Old West Brewfest - Click here to learn more about Brewfest!
    11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Town Square
    Try 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 Jackson Hole 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 Fairgrounds
    This is the real thing partner, the original American sport of authentic ranch skills. For more information call the Rodeo at 307-733-7980 or click her for the Fairgrounds site.

SUNDAY, MAY 26TH

  • 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.
     
  • 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.
     
  • Sunday Sip & See
    1:30- 3:30 pm on Town Square

    Spend your afternoon on Deloney Street watching some of Jackson's most talented artists create live for you to watch!

    Artists to include:
  • Borbay
  • Danny Shervin
  • Emily Boespflug
  • Emory Cooper
  • Fred Kingwill
  • John Springer
  • Lyndsay McCandless
  • Nicole Gaitan Felton
     
  • Beer from Roadhouse Brewing Co. and wine from Jackson Hole Winery to be available for purchase, event is free to attend.
  • Million Dollar Music Fest
    Gates open at 5pm, show starts at 6pm on Town Square (cash only event)
    Country super-group, Midland, will headline the inaugural Million Dollar Music Fest, a free, all-ages, big-stage concert on the Jackson Hole Town Square, on Sunday May 26th from 5:00 – 10:00pm. Presented by the iconic Million Dollar Cowboy Bar and co-sponsored with the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce. The Million Dollar Music Fest encourages you to visit local businesses along the square throughout the day. The venue and stage set-up will not block boardwalks and store access.

  • Line Up below:
    Adam Warner - 6pm
    Santa Poco - 6:45pm
    Darci Carlson - 7:20pm
    Midland - 8:30pm


    This is a cash only event. For the general public, beer, wine and food will be available for purchase inside the grounds.Nashville-based, LogiCom will continue its relationship with The Cowboy Bar to produce this rain-or-shine event. There will be an after-party at The Cowboy Bar featuring outlaw-country favorites, The Darci Carlson Band. More details to come!

MONDAY, MAY 27TH

  • 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 Atlatal 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 Square Stagestop
    Stage Coach Rides around historic downtown Jackson. $6 Adult $4 Child
     
  • Jackson Hole Shootout 
    6:00 - 6:30 pm on Town Square
    Watch a lively reenactment of frontier justice on the Jackson Town Square, in what is the longest, continuously running shootout in the country! The Jackson Hole Shootout takes place Monday-Saturday (No shooting on Sundays!).
     

WHO TO CONTACT??
 


For more information about ElkFest visit  www.elkfest.org

For more information about the BSA Elk Antler Auction visit www.elkfest.org/auction.

To register for the Antler Auction, please contact Cliff or Loretta Kirkpatrick at info@elkfest.org or 307.733.5935.

For more information about the Mountain Man Rendezvous, please contact Dan and Brenda Thayer at 406-682-5255.

For more information about the Jackson Hole High Noon Chili Cook-Off, please contact Britney Magleby at britney@jacksonholechamber.com or call the Chamber at 307.733.3316. Want to sign up for the cook-off, click here!

Upcoming Jackson Hole Old West Days Dates
May 16-25, 2020

 

Updated on April 4, 2019

 



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