Winter Events in Jackson Hole 2023-34

02 Dec 2023

Don’t miss these favorite Jackson Hole and surrounding area events

Winter/Spring 23-24

Written By: Heather Jarvis | Images: Courtesy Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

Jackson Hole and the surrounding areas host a whole lot more than just skiing during the winter and spring months. The towns certainly don’t hibernate in the cold, with music, festivals, art and holiday celebrations happening all season long. Here are some of the notable events to add to your calendar.

DECEMBER

Dec. 2: 59th Holiday Bazaar; Center for the Arts
Local and regional artists present their work in a variety of mediums including ceramics, fiber and knitted wares, painting, glass, mixed media and more. artassociation.org

Dec. 6-22: Holiday Makers’ Market; Art Association
Find jewelry, pottery, handmade soap and body products, glass, wood, fibers, painting, collage and more. artassociation.org

Dec. 8-9: Laff Staff Improv Comedy; Center for the Arts
Two-hour improv comedy show where audience suggestions become the basis for fresh comedy. 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at jhcenterforthearts.org/calendar.

Dec. 9: Black Tie, Blue Jeans Ski Ball; Rendezvous Lodge, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
The Black Tie, Blue Jeans Ski Ball is the annual gala fundraiser of the Jackson Hole Ski and Snowboard Club. Come eat, drink, dance and support JHSC’s 500 student-athletes. jhskiclub.org/skiball

Dec. 16-24: Santa on the Square; Town Square in Jackson
Meet and greet with Santa, enjoy seasonal treats, and create cherished memories with loved ones at this enchanting holiday event. jacksonholechamber.com

Dec. 20: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year; Center for the Arts
A Scott Coulter production featuring a talented cast of Broadway and cabaret performers. gtmf.org/events

Dec. 23-31: WinterFest; Teton Village, Jackson Hole Mountain Resor
Make the holiday season extra special with fun family events from Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and the Teton Village Association. jacksonhole.com/events

Dec. 24: Santa Drops from the Tram; Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
The magic of Santa Jackson Hole style, this is not your usual sleigh arrival for the holiday star. jacksonhole.com/events

Dec. 31: NYE Fireworks; Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
Celebrate New Year’s Eve by watching an amazing fireworks show with the resort as a backdrop. jacksonhole.com/events

Dec. 31: NYE Torchlight Parade, Grand Targhee Resort
Closing out 2023 with the annual Torchlight Parade. 8–9 p.m. grandtarghee.com

Dec. 31: NYE Torchlight Parade and Fireworks, Snow King Mountain
The festivities begin at 7 p.m. with the torchlight parade followed by fireworks.

JANUARY

Jan. 5-7: USASA Slopestyle & Rail Jam; Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
USASA is recognized as the grassroots competition pipeline for snowboard and freeski, creating positive environments that develop athletes while embracing the community and culture of our sports. jacksonhole.com/events

Jan. 15-20: 12th Annual Driggs Snowscapes; Downtown Driggs
Artists will sculpt all day on Driggs Plaza from Jan. 15-19. Watch demos daily as large blocks of snow are transformed into this beloved annual public art display. The Driggs Community Block Party and Snowscapes Voting Day will be Jan. 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. downtowndriggs.org

Jan. 18-21: IFSA Freeride Regional Competition; Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
Freeriders are scored based on line choice, fluidity, technique, control and style as they navigate through natural terrain featuring trees, steeps, cliffs, chutes, drops and gullies where they are rewarded for using the features creatively. jacksonhole.com/events

Jan. 25-29: Wes Barron Speed Series; Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
Spectators can view the event from Upper Werner and Werner runs with access from the Apres Vous lift. jacksonhole.com/events

Jan. 26: Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race Start; Town Square in Jackson
Watch the ceremonial start to this premier “stage” format sled dog race. Teams race on public lands of the Bridger-Teton, Shoshone, & Caribou-Targhee National Forests, competing for $165,000 in prize money. wyomingstagestop.org

Jan. 28: Met Opera in HD: Dead Man Walking; Center for the Arts
American composer Jake Heggie’s masterpiece, the most widely performed new opera of the last 20 years, has its highly anticipated Met premiere. gtmf.org/events

FEBRUARY

Feb. 3-10: Kings & Queens of Corbet’s; Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
Held at the most famed couloir in North America, skiers and riders will test their grit and showcase their progressive style at the legendary run in hopes of greatness. jacksonhole.com/events

Feb. 4: Time for Three; Center for the Arts
Defying convention and boundaries, this Grammy Award-winning trio stands at the busy intersection of Americana, modern pop & classical music. gtmf.org/events

Feb. 11: Met Opera in HD: Florencia en el Amazonas; Center for the Arts
Sung in Spanish and inspired by the magical realism of Gabriel García Márquez, Mexican composer Daniel Catán’s 1996 opera tells the enchanting story of a Brazilian opera diva who returns to her homeland to perform at the legendary opera house of Manaus — and to search for her lost lover, who has vanished into the jungle. gtmf.org/events

Feb. 16: Laff Staff Improv Comedy; Center for the Arts
Two-hour improv comedy show where audience suggestions become the basis for fresh comedy. 15th anniversary show. 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at jhcenterforthearts.org/calendar.

Feb. 23-25: USASA Terrain Park Event; Grand Targhee Resort
Skiers and riders from across the region are invited to compete and push their limits on Targhee’s premier terrain park features. grandtarghee.com

Feb. 24-25: The Grand Showdown: Teton Valley Skijoring; Downtown Driggs
Skijoring teams consist of a horse, rider, and skier or snowboarder, depending on the division. downtowndriggs.org

Feb. 27-29: Special Olympic Winter Games; Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
The 2024 Wyoming Special Olympic Winter Games will be held in Teton Village. jacksonhole.com/events

Feb. 28: Jackson Hole Chamber Music Winter Festival; Center for the Arts
Jackson Hole Chamber Music brings world-class musicians from around the country to Jackson each year to perform riveting concerts throughout the region. jhchambermusic.org

MARCH

Saturdays: Road to Rendezvous; Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
Great bands entertain the crowds every Saturday in March in this unforgettable, sunny location, slopeside under the Tram. jacksonhole.com/events

March 7-9: Jackson Hole Food & Wine Fest; Teton Village
Interact and dine with guest chefs, renowned winemakers, the culinary community of Teton Village, and cocktail and beer experts. jhfoodandwine.com

March 7-10: Freeride World Qualifier; Grand Targhee Resort
The nation’s top skiers and riders compete to rise up the ranks of the Freeride World Tour. Spectators are welcome. grandtarghee.com

March 8-9: Laff Staff Improv Comedy; Center for the Arts
Two-hour improv comedy show where audience suggestions become the basis for fresh comedy. 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at jhcenterforthearts.org/calendar.

March 8-10: Jackson Hole Downhill; Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
The JH Downhill hosts skiers and snowboarders ages 12 and up, as well as current and former World Cup racers. There are five divisions of Community Races. jacksonhole.com/events

March 22-24: Dick’s Ditch; Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
Dick’s Ditch is a two-day banked slalom competition that runs on the man-made and natural terrain in Dick’s Ditch, from Lupine Way down to South Pass Traverse. jacksonhole.com/events

March 24: Met Opera in HD: Carmen; Center for the Arts
Acclaimed English director Carrie Cracknell makes her Met debut, reinvigorating the classic story with a staging that moves the action to the modern day and finds at the heart of the drama issues that could not be more relevant today: gendered violence, abusive labor structures, and the desire to break through societal boundaries. gtmf.org/events

APRIL

April 5-6: Rendezvous Spring Festival; Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
This two-day music festival provides the most iconic backdrops imaginable for legendary music acts: historic downtown Jackson Town Square and the base of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. jacksonhole.com/events

April 6: Teton Surf Classic; Grand Targhee Resort
A surf-inspired course where riders are judged on their stunts and style as they barrel down the snowy swell in the North Pole Terrain Park. grandtarghee.com

April 13-14: Closing Weekend Concerts; Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
Celebrate closing weekend with free concerts in an unforgettable, sunny location, slopeside under the Aerial Tram. jacksonhole.com/events

April 19-20: Laff Staff Improv Comedy; Center for the Arts
Two-hour improv comedy show where audience suggestions become the basis for fresh comedy. 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at jhcenterforthearts.org/calendar.

April 20: Pond Skim; Grand Targhee Resort
Skiers and riders skip, slide and swim across the ice cold pond near the base area. grandtarghee.com.

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