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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, to the Teton Raptor Fest, June is jumping with fun.
National Museum of Wildlife Art Plein Air Fest

June Events

Ongoing throughout June:

• Raptor Encounters at the Teton Raptor Center - Hour-long educational experience with live raptors at 2 p.m. every Wednesday through Saturday at Hardeman Ranch in Wilson; $18 adults/$15 kids ages 4-12; free 3 and under. - tetonraptorcenter.org

• Free Wyoming Stargazing program at Rendezvous Park (R Park) - Every Friday night from 9-11 p.m. near the north entrance to R Park off Hwy 390 astronomers from Wyoming Stargazing will have a Dobsonian telescope to look at planets, stars, nebulae, galaxies and more! There will also be several iPads with the Star Walk application installed. Free. - wyomingstargazing.org 

2: "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" opens at Jackson Hole Playhouse - Jackson Hole's only dinner theater premieres its 2017 summer musical; runs Mon.-Sat. through Sept. 30. - jacksonholeplayhouse.com

3: Grand Teton Half Marathon - grandtetonhalfmarathon.com

10: Yellowstone Half Marathon and 5K race - yellowstonehalfmarathon.com

10: Jackson Hole Half Marathon and 5K. - Starting at 8 a.m., the 13.1 mile course runs along the foot of the Tetons from Teton Village to downtown Jackson. - jhhalf.com

10: Bridger-Teton Gondola at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort opens for sightseeing, hiking and dining. -  jacksonhole.com

10: Mountain bike and Grand Adventure parks open at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. The Grand Adventure Park features a variety of both exciting and challenging activities.

14: Jackson Hole People's Market opens - Locally-produced food items and crafts; music; held every Wednesday 4-7 p.m. - jhpeoplesmarket.org

15: Free Teton Raptor Center program at Snow King starts. It will be held at 5 p.m. every Thursday through Aug. 24.

16: Grand Targhee Mountain Resort Summer Opening. - grandtarghee.com

17: 6th Annual Plein Air Fest at National Museum of Wildlife Art.  More than 50 invited artists will gather along the museum’s sculpture trail to sculpt and paint masterpieces en plein air. Collectors are invited to browse and bid on the fresh artworks that will be sold by silent bid in the afternoon. This family-friendly event includes live music and indoor programming.Attendees are encouraged to bike to the event and there will be a bike valet available—the first 50 riders will get a drink token! - wildlifeart.org

18: Teton Raptor Fest at Snow King Ball Park Join Owly the Great Horned Owl, Gus the Golden Eagle and many other live raptors from 3 to 5:30 p.m., courtesy of Teton Raptor Center. The annual event will feature kids’ activities, learning opportunities and food. Cost is $5 per person or $10 per family. -  tetonraptorcenter.org

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Mountain Biking

18: JacksonHoleLive concert series begins at 5:30 p.m. at the base of Snow King Mountain, featuring The New Orleans Suspects with special guest Boondocks; $5 for age 18 and older.- jacksonholelivemusic.com

18: 12th Annual Jackson Hole Crawfish Boil - Held at the base of Snow King Mountain, in conjunction with JacksonHoleLive concert; 5 p.m.

20: Summer Solstice Celebration at Rendezvous Park (R Park) - Event will feature astronomers from Wyoming Stargazing with telescopes and more; music, refreshments. Located off Hwy 390 on the way to Teton Village.

21: Jackson Hole People's Market - Locally-produced food items and crafts; music; held every Wednesday 4-7 p.m. - jhpeoplesmarket.org

22: Music on Main. Start of free summer concert series in Victor, Idaho, featuring live music, food and beer garden. Every Thursday until mid-August. - tetonvalleyfoundation.org

22-23: Teton Mudpot Summer Ceramic Sale - Art Association of Jackson Hole's two-day sale of locally made ceramic ware. - artassociation.org

28: Local Artisan Day - Grand Teton Association-sponsored event featuring locally produced wares; held at Murie Family Park at the Jackson Hole & Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; free.

28: Jackson Hole People's Market  - Locally-produced food items and crafts; music; held every Wednesday 4-7 p.m. - jhpeoplesmarket.org

30: Pop-Up To the Eclipse Party - Photographer, astronomer and author Dr. Tyler Nordgren and Denver-based EUREKAS educators. Includes food and stargazing at Old Wilson Community Schoolhouse. - artassociation.org

Teton Boulder Park

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 July 1, 8 and 15 and every Friday in August. Quintessentially Western, watch cowboys and cowgirls compete in barrel racing, roping, on bucking broncs and more. Visit jhrodeo.com.

GO BOULDERING

The Town Pump is a summertime bouldering series competition at the Teton Boulder Park in Phil Baux Park, located at the base of Snow King Mountain. Held from 6 to 8 p.m., it starts the first Tuesday in June and runs on successive Tuesday evenings throughout the month. Presented by Teton County/Jackson Parks and Rec and sponsored by Teton Mountaineering and Outdoor Research, this weekly event generates money for climbing holds for the Teton Boulder Park. A youth division is available for climbers under 14.  Visit jhtownpump.org