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Things To Do in June in Jackson Hole

Things really start to heat up in June in Jackson Hole, both literally and activity-wise. From summer openings at the area's three ski resorts to free concert series, art exhibit openings and a plein air fest, June is jumping with fun.
National Museum of Wildlife Art Plein Air Fest

June Events

Ongoing throughout the month:

Jackson Hole Shootout - The longest running shootout in the country; daily except Sundays in Town Square at 6 p.m. 

The Virginian Saloon offers "Live From The Virg" every Thursday acoustic sessions featuring Americana, Western and folk from 9-11 p.m.; no cover. On Fridays from 9-midnight listen to live music; Saturday nights feature rotating bands and DJs.

Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum Walking Tours - 10:30 a.m. Meet at the History Museum just off Town Square on Broadway for this fun and an educational one-hour tour of historic downtown Jackson on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Cost: $10 adults; $6 adults over age 60, students, retired military; free ages 5 and under

• "Oklahoma!" at Jackson Hole Playhouse - Jackson Hole's only dinner theater's summer musical; Mon.-Sat.  - jacksonplayhouse.com

• Honky Tonk Wednesdays at the Stagecoach Bar in Wilson - Pete Muldoon & The Pilgrims; 5-8 p.m.; floor show and dancing - stagecoachbar.net

 Wyoming Stargazing offers free, year-round, public stargazing events on clear Thursdays of each month (when the temperature is above zero degrees Fahrenheit!) just after sunset in the northwest corner of the Stilson parking lot off Hwy. 390 and 22, behind the bus hut where there are no lights. There is $25/person recommended donation. Astronomy educators use one of their large aperture telescopes to show you planets, stars, planetary nebulae, galaxies, and more. There is no need to reserve your spot in advance; just come and go as you please. In the event of inclement weather, visit Wyoming Stargazing offices at 1135 Maple Way, unit 1, for a sci-fi movie screening. Popcorn, apple cider and hot cocoa are provided.

• "Full Circle: An Exhibition of Community Creation, Curation, and Collaboration" at the National Museum of Wildlife Art is comprised of works created by community members and is on display in the Wapiti Gallery throughout the summer and fall.

• Bluegrass Tuesdays in the Silver Dollar Showroom at the historic Wort Hotel has been bringing locals and visitors together for 15 years, year-round, through the music of One Ton Pig; 7-10:30 p.m.

• Jackson Hole People's Market - Locally-produced food items and crafts; music; held every Wednesday at the Center for the Arts; 4-7 p.m. - jhpeoplesmarket.org

• Walk-Up Wednesdays at the National Museum of Wildlife Art; Every Wednesday through August, from 11 to 11:45 a.m., the museum offers free guided tours.

• Take a stagecoach ride around the Square. Four to six passengers can fit into the old West stagecoach, led by two Clydesdale horses, for a 10-minute trip throughout downtown Jackson. Tickets are $6 to $10 and can be purchased in the Stage Stop Building.

• Birds on the Block, presented by Teton Raptor Center, takes place on Tuesdays from 11 a.m.-noon at Greenspace between Healthy Being Juicery and Persephone in downtown Jackson. Free!

• The famous Jackson Hole Hootenanny is held at Dornans on Monday nights at 5:30  p.m.

• Avian Experience at Teton Raptor Center - Held at 2 p.m. every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Teton Raptor Center in Wilson; meet birds of prey in the historic barn; book online at tetonraptorcenter.org

1, 2024/ Grand Teton Half Marathon - grandtetonhalfmarathon.com

8-9, 2024/ Mountains of Color Film Fest at Center for the Arts - Film/documentaries showcase and celebrate BIPOC+ (Black, Indigenous, People of Color, LGBTQIA+) in outdoors, adventure and conservation filmmaking; 7 p.m.; tickets $10 - jhcenterforthearts.org

8, 2024/ Granite Hot Springs Pool opens for summer - adults $12/children $7; 307-690-6323; maximum of 25 people in the pool at one time and soaks are limited to one hour

14, 2024/ Summer opening day at Grand Targhee Mountain Resort - grandtarghee.com

14, 2024/ Jackson Hole Pride Celebration at Center for the Arts - The event will feature the indie-pop band that calls itself “of Montreal,” with support from Tele Novella. A DJ dance party in the lobby will follow the music performance. Jackson Hole Pride, the Teton Valley Pride Alliance and others will be present to offer resources for the LGBTQ+ community and information on how to access support. Tickets will cost $18 to $43.

15, 2024/ Mountain Bike Park opening day at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

15, 2024/ 13th Annual Plein Air Fest at National Museum of Wildlife Art - 40 invited artists are given one day to create new masterpieces en plein air (outside). - wildlifeart.org

Father's Day Freebies at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort - Complimentary sightseeing lift tickets for Aerial Tram and both gondolas, free bike park lift tickets and free bike rentals and more - jacksonhole.com

15, 2024/ The Deck at Piste opens at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort - The popular happy hour at the top of the Bridger Gondola runs from 5-8:30 p.m, Sunday through Thursday.

20, 2024/ Music on Main outdoor concert series starts in Victor, Idaho - Held just over the Teton Pass from Jackson, the free concerts are good for all ages - tetonvalleyfoundation.org

20-23, 2024/ Jackson Hole Food and Wine's annual Summer Fest - A weekend of wining and dining events. Visit jhfoodandwine.com.

20, 2024/Summer Solstice Celebration at Rendezvous Park (R Park) -  Located off Hwy 390 on the way to Teton Village; 4-7 p.m.; live music, food, activities

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Mountain Biking

20-22, 2024/ Teton Mudpots Summer Sale - The sidewalk sale will offer pottery, prints, paintings, jewelry and more from artists who create in Art Association studios. It takes place outside the Ceramics Studio and in The Center for the Arts’ Glenwood parking area.

24, 2024/ Free Monday Musical Adventures - Presented by Grand Teton Music Festival from 9-9:45 a.m. and 10-10:45 a.m. at Greenspace on the Block - gtmf.org

25, 2024/Alive @5 on the Village Commons with Teton Raptor Center - Hawks, eagles, owls, and falcons take center stage. Enjoy an up-close, arm’s length learning experience with live birds of prey. Free - tetonraptorcenter.org

26, 2024/ Alive@5 on the Village Commons with Teton Raptor Center - Hawks, eagles, owls, and falcons take center stage. Enjoy up-close, arm’s length learning experience with live birds of prey. Free - tetonraptorcenter.org

27, 2024/ Grand Teton Music Festival's 63rd season opens - For a full schedule visit gtmf.org

27&28, 2024/ Third Annual King Concerts series atop Snow King Mountain - The String Cheese Incident will perform. Ticket prices vary for each concert and includes the gondola ride to the summit. Venue gates and band start times will also vary each night. Tickets are available online at kingconcerts.com.

29, 2024/ Third Annual King Concerts series atop Snow King Mountain - Stephen Marley—Old Soul Tour Unplugged, and a special acoustic performance with Full Band. Ticket prices vary for each concert and include the gondola ride to the summit. Venue gates and band start times will also vary each night. Tickets are available online at kingconcerts.com.

 

More Things to Do in June

HAVE A "BANG-UP" TIME ON JACKSON TOWN SQUARE

The Jackson Hole Shootout is presented every night at 6 p.m. on the northeast corner of Town Square. The longest-running shootout in the United States features a "gun fight" show by the Jackson Hole Shootout Gang, filled with the lore of the Old West, bringing characters to life in the streets of present-day Jackson.

GET YOUR COWBOY ON

The Jackson Hole Rodeo is held throughout the summer on Wednesday and Saturday nights at 8 p.m. at the rodeo grounds on Snow King Avenue. The rodeo will also be presented on Friday, June 24 and every Friday in July through August. Quintessentially Western, watch cowboys and cowgirls compete in barrel racing, roping, on bucking broncs and more. Visit jhrodeo.com.