Events

Yellowstone National Park is open year-round, but the events and activities in, and around the park, change with the seasons. From festivals and activities, to days you can get into the park free, we have your complete guide to the happenings in Yellowstone National Park, as well as in nearby gateway towns in Montana and Wyoming.

Rodeo

9 Best Rodeos in Yellowstone Country

Just about every town in the Yellowstone area has a rodeo throughout the year. Wyoming is the rodeo capital of the West. See a list of the best.

Shoshone-Bannock Festival

Annual Shoshone-Bannock Festival

If you're heading to Yellowstone this summer, via Idaho, be sure to stop at the 51st Annual Shoshone-Banncock Festival August 9-12, 2018.

Yellowstone-Gunfight

Attend an Old West Gun Fight

The Irma Hotel hosts free gunfights performed by the Cody Gunfighters. A shootout is also held in the town square of Jackson, Wyom. on summer afternoons.

Wind River Powwow. Courtesy Photo

See a Powwow Near Yellowstone

Learn more about the rich heritage of Native American culture at an Indian Powwow, a social event that attracts tribal members from across the country.