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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 11 a.m. Presented annually by the Jackson Hole Lions Club, tickets cost $15 for kids age 8 to adults and $7 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 presents the parade annually.

Music and Fireworks!

On July 3rd at 6 p.m., Grand Teton Music Festival will present a free family concert at the Center for the Arts' park. From 7 to 9 p.m. on the 4th you can hear "Patriotic Pops" by Grand Teton Musical Festival orchestra, also at Center for the Arts park. Lawn seats are free; reserved seat tickets are $35 for adults and $15 students - gtmf.org

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

Jackson Hole boasts fireworks out in Teton Village on both July 3rd and 4th at 10 p.m. Snow King Mountain's pyrotechnics will light up the sky on the Fourth at approximately 10 p.m.

Happy Fourth of July!

Fourth of July Schedule of Events

8 a.m.: Skinny Skis 4th of July 10K Run - The course runs out and back from Owen Bircher Park in Wilson, (WY). There are 10K and 5K runs and an untimed 5K walk. Info and registration at jhskiclub.org.

8-11 a.m.: Pancake Breakfast on Town Square. The Jackson Hole Lions Club presents the community get-together and fundraiser. Tickets are $15 for kids ages 8 to adult, $7 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. Prior to the fireworks at Snow King, enjoy music, food truck vendors and a great selection of beverages at the base in Phil Baux Park.