What to Do in Yellowstone: Activity Calendar
With no shortage of activities in West Yellowstone, your biggest problem will be deciding which pastimes you’re going to enjoy the most! Whether you’re exploring solo, traveling with your family, or visiting with a partner on a romantic vacation, there are dozens of year-round and seasonal activities to take part in. From hot rod shows to rodeos, fly-casting clinics to holiday celebrations, the West Yellowstone activities available to you go far beyond simply sightseeing. Visit famous landmarks, learn about the natural, historic, and cultural significance of the region, get physical with outdoor recreation activities, participate in contests and skills trainings, and more.
Browse upcoming events and activities below, and continue to check back as your West Yellowstone vacation approaches, as this page is continuously updated to reflect current and upcoming activities.
If you have any questions, please contact us at (877) 600-4308 for more information about any West Yellowstone activities.
December 12: Christmas Stroll & Parade of Lights
It's a time of rosy cheeks and laughter. Join your friends and neighbors as we light the Town tree, greet Santa, and stroll the shops seeking just the right gifts. Call (406) 646-7701 for more information.
December 13-14: "Rodeo Run" Dog Sled Races
The yips of eager dogs will pierce the winter morning air as mushers prepare to move to the start line of the Sled Dog Races. Paws will pound across the Old Airport as sleds and mushers head off down the trail. On Thursday December 12 between 6:00-7:00 p.m. during the Christmas Stroll (above) there's a chance to meet the mushers and their canine athletes right on Canyon Street amidst he rosy-cheeked shoppers. Races start at 9:00 a.m. each day. For full schedule and entry information, visit http://wysleddograces.com/index.php/races/rodeo-run
December 14: Spam Cup #1
Skiers of all ages and abilities are invited to compete for the coveted custom-designed Spam trophy and bragging rights for a month! 2k, 7.5k, and 15k race opportunities are offered. Spectators are welcome! Day-of registration is available at the Rendezvous Trailhead Building. Race starts at 11:00 a.m.
December 14: Kids 'n' Snow Weekend
Enjoy an evening of free S'mores, skating, and sledding at the West Yellowstone ice rink at 100 South Faithful. A limited number of free sled dog rides will also be available on Sunday morning. Reservations for free dog sled rides are required. Reservations can be made at http://www.kidsnsnow.org/contact.html
December 14: Christmas Bird Count
Meet at the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center at 8:30 a.m. for the 13th annual West Yellowstone Christmas Bird count. Enjoy a day of birding in the West Yellowstone/Hebgen Lake area. Participation $5.