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.
January 3: Free Ski Day
Join the West Yellowstone Ski Education Foundation for the annual FREE SKI DAY on the Rendezvous Ski Trails. WYSEF will be offering free lessons as well. First-timers, refresher, skate, and classic lessons available. Skiers will also have the chance to try Biathlon again. Marc Sheppard, of Altius Custom Firearms, and his team will be on hand to offer instructions to all skiers interested in taking their skiing experience to the next level. No experience or equipment is needed.
For more information, visit www.rendezvousskitrails.com/schedule
January 16-18: Annual Hebgen Lake Ice Fishing Tournament
The 4th Annual Ice Fishing Festival and NAIFC Tournament has arrived at Hebgen Lake! There are nearly 80 teams registered so this will be a big event. Except for the Sunday Tournament itself, all weekend events are free and open to the public. Activities include seminars, fishing demonstrations, ice fishing product fair, a kids ice camp on Saturday, and more!
For more information, visit www.westyellowstoneicefishing.com
January 17-18: Kids'N'Snow Program
This fun, family-friendly weekend has adventures for kids of all ages. Check out the Ice Fishing Tournament at Kirkwood Marina on Hebgen Lake or go sledding at Pioneer Park in West Yellowstone. The Saturday events include "S'mores, Skating, and Sledding," and free kids snowmobile rides on a small M120 snowmobile will take place at the Pioneer Park. The Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center offers a special winter learning class.
For more information visit www.kidsnsnow.org
January 30-31: SnoWest 40th Anniversary Celebration
Spend two days in West Yellowstone to help SnoWest Magazine celebrate 40 years in the snowmobile industry! The celebration will include a no-host reception at Union Pacific Dining Hall, historical presentations, snowmobile rides, demos, races, autograph signings, and more!
February 14-16: Fee-Free Entrance Days
Enjoy fee-free entrance days to Yellowstone National Park on February 14, 15, and 16 in honor of Presidents Day Weekend!
February 14: Valentines Day Dinner at The Branch Restaurant
Treat that special someone to something extra special this Valentine's Day, with a romantic (and delicious!) dinner at The Branch Restaurant! Offerings include Venison Tenderloin, Oysters Rockefeller, Double Chocolate Tart, and more!
Valentine's Day Dinner will be served on February 14, 2015 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Reservations are recommended, but not required. Make your reservations today by calling 406-646-7365.
April 18-19: Fee-Free Entrance Days
April 18 and 19 will be fee-free entrance days to Yellowstone National Park in honor of the opening weekend of National Park Week.
August 25: Fee-Free Entrance Day
Happy Birthday to the National Park Service! In honor of the Park Service's birthday, entrance fees to Yellowstone National Park will be waived on August 25th.
September 26: Fee-Free Entrance Day
September 26th is National Public Lands Day! In honor of this event, entrance fees to Yellowstone National Park will be waived.
November 11: Fee-Free Entrance Day
Yellowstone National Park entrance fees will be waived on November 11th in honor of Veterans Day.