Parades, rodeos, music festivals and plenty of fireworks — Jackson Hole knows how to throw an Independence Day celebration like no other
Enjoy exciting and budget-friendly things to do on the 4th of July in the towns of Jackson and Teton Village, Wyoming.
Jackson Hole 4th of July Parade
Beginning at 8 a.m. with an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast on Jackson’s Town Square hosted by the Lion’s Club, the Jackson Hole 4th of July Parade is a beloved summer tradition that celebrates our town’s history, culture, community and patriotism. Starting at 10 a.m., the parade laps around the town of Jackson, featuring festive floats, cowboys and cowgirls on horseback, dancers, performers and plenty of surprises. Judges will be on-hand to score the floats and determine the top three designs to be awarded prizes. To view a map of the parade route from the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce, click here.
Grand Teton Music Festival & Patriotic Pops
Just in time for Independence Day, the Grand Teton National Parkreturns for its 61st season on Sunday, July 3, kicking off eight weeks of performances at the Walk Festival Hall in Teton Village under the direction of Music Director Sir Donald Runnicles. The full schedule features a mix of renowned orchestra performers from across the country, with a special Patriotic Pops performance on the evening of July 4th. The Festival Orchestra and guest vocalist Capathia Jenkins will perform spirited renditions of patriotic classics from 7-9 p.m. as the sun sets behind the lush summer hills of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Stick around after the concert for one of Jackson Hole’s three fireworks displays.
Tickets are required and are available online, however lawn seating is free, with reserved seating available from $25-50.
Part of the fabric of our Old West town for more than a century, the r hosts a special 4th of July rodeo at Jackson Hole Fairgrounds beginning at 8 p.m. and ending just in time for the fireworks. Suitable for all ages, the rodeo is a must-see during any Jackson Hole summer vacation and a truly unique addition to your Independence Day itinerary. Book a room at one of our nearby hotels and resorts to stay in the heart of the action and just steps from the Jackson Hole Fairgrounds, parade and top fireworks vantage points.
The skies over Jackson Hole will glow in patriotic splendor on the evening of July 4th, with not one, not two, but three fireworks displays for visitors to enjoy. In addition to the thunderous fireworks that follow the Patriotic Pops concert at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, the town of Jackson will have their own fireworks display, with pyrotechnics launching into the sky from Snow King Resort. A third fireworks display presented by Teton Village will add to a magical and memorable summer evening in Jackson Hole. All three displays will begin at 10 p.m. and are viewable from nearly anywhere in the region, including the area’s top hotels and resorts,vacation rentals, restaurants and bars.