West 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.
July 31-August 3, 2014: Yellowstone Rod Run
Join hundreds of classic car and hot rod fans in welcoming these amazing vintage cars to the annual Yellowstone Rod Run! Events include a parade, ice cream social, kids games, and more!
August 1-8, 2014: Smoking Waters Mountain Man Rendezvous & Living History Encampment
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM. Highway 20 and Iris Streets (western edge of West Yellowstone). Info: 406-646-7331.
August 6-8, 2014: Wild West Yellowstone Rodeo
8:00 PM. 6.5 miles west of West Yellowston off Highway 20. Info: 406-560-6913.
August 9, 2014: Free Summer Music in the Park
Featuring The Bus Driver Tour (Country). Music starts at 7:00 p.m. in Pioneer Park, located at the corner of Highway 20 and Canyon Street. Bring the lawn chairs, blankets, picnics and the kids (dog friendly too!)
August 16, 2014: Annual Trout Cook-Off at Hebgen Lake
Participate in the 7th Annual Trout Cook-Off at the Kirkwood Resort & Marina on Hebgen Lake, featuring professional chefs preparing and providing tastes of their signature trout dishes, including our own Executive Chef from The Branch Restaurant & Bar, Jacob Tew! This is a full day of fun on the lake, featuring sailboat racing, fly casting lessons and challenges, trout and beer tasting, dessert auction, live music, dancing, evening bonfire, and more!
When: Saturday, August 16, 2014
Where: Kirkwood Resort & Marina, approximately a 20 minute drive north from West Yellowstone
For more information, please call (406) 646-7200 or download their flyer.
August 30, 2014: Free Summer Music in the Park
Featuring The Dave Walker Band (Blues). Music starts at 7:00 p.m. in Pioneer Park, located at the corner of Highway 20 and Canyon Street. Bring the lawn chairs, blankets, picnics and the kids (dog friendly too!)
September 27: Yellowstone Rendezvous Trail Run
The Pine Needle Stampede has been re-christened the Yellowstone Rendezvous Trail Run! Come walk, run, or stroll on the trails you ski in the winter. Dogs and strollers are welcome!
- 9:00 AM - Half Marathon
- 9:30 AM - 10k Run
- 9:30 AM - 5k Run/Walk
- 11:00 AM - FREE Kid's 2k Run
October 17-19: Beer Fest In West
Visit the Holiday Inn West Yellowstone and get ready to taste everything from smooth golden ales to bock lagers. 13 different local breweries will be exhibiting at this amazing event, which includes a chef's pairing dinner, live music, a fun run, "hang over" breakfast, and more! Visit our Beer Fest In West page for details.