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39th Annual Old West Days

About this Experience

If you love Western history and culture, this is the festival for you. The 39th annual Old West Days Celebration takes place in Jackson Hole May 16–25, 2020. The event evokes Jackson’s early days as an Old West town through a variety of festivities spread across two weekends, including a world-famous antler sale, chili cook-off, beer fest, parade and country music concerts.

Elk Fest Weekend

Saturday, May 16

  • Antler Sale & Auction
  • Mountain Man Rendezvous


Sunday, May 17

  • High Noon Chili Cook-Off
  • Ultimate Towner: Choose Your Adventure Experience
  • Mountain Man Rendezvous

Old West Days

Thursday, May 21

  • Thursday Night Music at The Million Dollar Cowboy Bar
  • Mountain Man Rendezvous


Friday, May 22

  • Old West Days Kickoff at The Bar J - Western-style Chuckwagon dinner and world-class cowboy entertainment
  • Mountain Man Rendezvous


Million Dollar Musicfest Weekend

Saturday, May 23

  • 39th Annual Old West Days Parade
  • Old Town Entertainment & Family Fun
  • Old West Brewfest
  • Jackson Hole Rodeo
  • Mountain Man Rendezvous

Sunday, May 24

  • Cowboy Church
  • Sunday Sip ‘N’ See
  • Million Dollar Music Fest featuring Midland
  • Mountain Man Rendezvous


Monday, May 25

  • Mountain Man Rendezvous


For more info:

https://www.jacksonholechamber.com/events-calendar/old-west-days/