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Celebrating the Fourth of July in Jackson Hole

Like any other small American town, Jackson Hole's Independence Day is celebrated with a parade, fireworks and food, but with a special twist—it all happens in the shadow of our own “purple mountain majesties,” the Tetons!
Forth of July fireworks on Snowking Mountian in downtown Jackson Hole

Pancake Breakfast on Town Square

Begin the third and Fourth of July with a pancake breakfast on Town Square from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Presented annually by the Jackson Hole Lions Club, tickets cost $13 for kids age 8 to adults and $6 for kids 4 to 7; kids under age 4 are free.

Fourth of July Parade

The Jackson Hole Fourth of July patriotic parade steps off at 10 a.m. Starting at the Teton County Fairgrounds, the route travels down Snow King Avenue to Glenwood, turning onto Broadway in Town Square and ending on Willow Street around noon. Music, horses, clowns, roller skates and classic cars will be among the ranks. Be sure and grab a space along the parade route early! The Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce and the Howdy Pardners Ambassador Club present the parade annually.

Music and Fireworks!

On July 3rd at 4 p.m., Grand Teton Music Festival will present a free family concert—"Once Upon a Time At the Movies"—at the Center for the Arts' park. At 6 p.m. on the 4th you can hear "Patriotic Pops" by Grand Teton Musical Festival orchestra also at Center for the Arts park. General admission tickets are $10/kids 17 and under, free - gtmf.org

Concerts on the Commons in the Village will present music by the Down North quartet at 4 p.m. on the 3rd and The Waiting on the 4th at 6 p.m.

The Chanman Roots band will play from 6 to 8 p.m. on the deck at the Panorama House on the summit of Snow King Mountain. Sneaky Pete and the Secret Weapons will continue the live music extravaganza at the base of the mountain in the Gondola Plaza from 8 to 10 p.m.

Jackson Hole boasts fireworks out in Teton Village and Snow King Mountain at approximately 10 p.m. at each ski resort.

Happy Fourth of July!

Fourth of July Schedule of Events

8-10:30 a.m.: Pancake Breakfast on Town Square. The Jackson Hole Lions Club presents the community get-together and fundraiser. Tickets are $13 for kids age 8 to adults, $6 for kids 4-6; free for kids under age 4.

10:30 a.m.: Fourth of July Parade. Entries gather at the Teton County Fairgrounds for line-up beginning at 9 a.m. 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.

6 p.m.: Town Square Shootout. Watch a lively reenactment of frontier justice on the Jackson Town Square in what is the longest, continuously running shootout show in the country. Click here for more information about the Shootout.

8 p.m.: Jackson Hole Rodeo. The rodeo is held regularly on each Wednesday, Friday and Saturday during the summer season at the Teton County Fairgrounds. The Fourth 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.

10 p.m.: 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 at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.