Just for Today: West Yellowstone Activities

Welcome to West Yellowstone, Montana!

Below you will find a partial list of weekly activities and events happening in West Yellowstone. On our home page look under “play” for our calendar of events along with other useful and interesting information about our unique area.

Please be cautious of wildlife along and on the highways as they migrate thru our area!

When you visit West Yellowstone, Montana please practice appropriate measures to protect yourselves, the people of West Yellowstone as well as other visitors.

Events at a Glance:

  • West Entrance of Yellowstone Opened for Regular Vehicle Traffic: April 19
  • Museum of the Yellowstone Member “Sip” Event: April 22
  • Yellowstone Half-Marathon: June 7 – 8
  • Lawn Mower Race: June 15
  • Independence Day Celebration: July 4
  • Firefighter BBQ: July 4
  • Pie on the Porch: July 4
  • Buffalo Chip Chuck: July 4
  • Music in the Park: July 4
  • Buffalo Bill Day: July 13
  • Heritage Celebration: July 20
  • Music in the Park: July 20
  • Mountain Man Rendezvous: August 2 – 11
  • Rod Run: August 2 – 3
  • Music in the Park: August 2
  • Desperados Shootout: August 3 – 4
  • Horseshoes for Heroes: August 10
  • Music in the Park: August 10
  • POW / MIA Ride to Remember: August 17
  • Christmas in August: August 25
  • Wretched Mess Arts Festival: September 6 – 7
  • West Yellowstone Founding Happening Event: September 14

Ongoing Activities:

  • Historic Walking Tour: Self-guided, daily.
  • Grizzly & Wolf Discovery CenterOpen daily.
  • Museum of the Yellowstone: Open Monday – Saturday. 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM.
  • West Yellowstone Library Story Time: Wednesdays at 11:00 AM
  • West Yellowstone Library Chess Club & Boardgames: Fridays at 3:30 PM
  • Wild West Pizzeria Entertainment: Ongoing
  • Buffalo Bar Entertainment: Ongoing
  • Hank’s Chop Shop Entertainment: Ongoing
  • West Yellowstone Foundation Transit Bus to Big Sky, Belgrade, and Bozeman: Tuesdays & Thursdays