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December Holiday Event Calendar in Jackson Hole

Winter Holidays in Jackson Hole Wyoming

Dec 1st – 31st ~ The Wort Hotel's 21st Annual 12 Days of Christmas When: Visit website for calendar of events More Info: Celebrate the holiday season at The Wort Hotel! Events include gingerbread workshop, cookie decorating, brunch with Santa, and the Wort's Christmas Day Buffet. Visit: www.worthotel.com Contact: 307.732.3960 for event reservations

Dec 1st ~ 15th Annual Teton Library Benefit When: 7:00pm Where: Four Seasons Resort, Cottonwood Ballroom More Info: Immerse yourself in the elegance, wonder, and magic of a Nordic winter evening at this year's Annual Library Benefit. Tickets available online only at tclib.eventbrite.com. Ticket proceeds benefit the Teton County Library Foundation. Visit: www.tclib.org Contact: 307.733.2164 ext 114 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dec 2nd – March 26th ~ Snow King Mountain 2017/2018 Winter Opening Day Where: Snow King Mountain When: Monday-Friday,10:00am-7:00pm Saturdays, 9:00am-7:00pm Sunday, 9:00am-4:00 pm More Info: Visit the website for details on all winter activities Night skiing: Monday-Saturday from 4:00pm- 7:00pm Visit: www.snowkingmountain.com Contact: 307.734.3194 or 307.201.5464 (rentals)

Dec 2nd ~ 15th Annual Christmas Bazaar When: 8:00am-3:00pm Where: Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole More Info: Get into the holiday spirit by attending the annual Christmas Craft Bazaar at the Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole. Over 50 vendors with items such as wreaths, Christmas decor, tapestry pillows, framed prints, wood carvings, clothing accessories, stationary, artwork, photography, antler baskets, kitchen items and much, much more! Come for breakfast and lunch. Enjoy the music and a special visit from Santa Claus! Lots of parking, and no stairs. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Contact: Jo Holton at 307.690.7219

Dec 2nd ~ 11th Annual Crafters Star Boutique When: 10:00am-4:00pm Where: Teton Country Fair Building More Info: The 11th Annual Crafter's Star Boutique is a fundraiser for the Community Outreach Department through the Teton County Sheriff's Office. Lots of homemade and handmade crafted items for sale by valley vendors for the upcoming Christmas Holidays. Contact: Debbi Blair at 307.413.1957

Dec 3rd ~ “Candy Cane Christmas” the 37th Annual Christmas Tree Festival When: Doors open at 11:30am, auction at 12:30pm Where: Virginian Lodge More Info: Brunch and live auction sponsored by Soroptomist International of Jackson Hole. Tickets cost $25 at the door. Contact: Maureen at 307.733.3316

Dec 4th,11th, 18th ~ Hootenanny When: 6:00-9:00pm Where: Dornan’s in Moose More Info: Come enjoy Western, Bluegrass, Country, Folk, and Blues singers in a concert setting, as well as, special appearances. Participants welcome. Free. Visit: www.dornans.com Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Contact: Katherine at 307.733.2415

Dec 6th ~ Hospice Light Up a Life When: 6:00pm Where: Hospital Lobby More Info: A community celebration for the lighting of the Hospice Memorial Trees. Contact: Amy or Christina at 307.739.7465

Dec 8th, 9th & 10th ~ ALICE When: Friday at 7:00pm, Saturday at 2:00pm and 7:00pm, and Sunday at 4:00pm Where: The Center for the Arts More Info: This holiday season Dancers’ workshop presents ALICE, based on Lewis Carrols “Alice Adventures in Wonderland.” Meet the characters and get autographs following the 2:00pm matinee. Visit: www.jhcenterforthearts.org Contact: 307.733.4900

Dec 8th – 9th ~ Jackson Hole Snocross National AMSOIL Championship When: 8:00am starts Where: Snow King Mountain Resort More Info: Now legendary Snow King Mountain will host the world’s greatest Snocross races in Jackson Hole. Visit: www.snowkingmountain.com Contact: 307.201.5464

Dec 9th ~ Annual Art Association Holiday Art Bazaar When: 9:00am-4:00pm Where: Lodge at Jackson Hole Conference Center More Info: admission free Visit: www.artassoc.org Contact: Molly Fetters at 307.413.8592

Dec 9th – 23rd ~ Annual Christmas Craft Fair Where: Virginian Convention Center When: 10:00am-4:00pm Free: Includes lunch and bake sale More Info: Benefitting Jackson Hole Search Dogs Contact: Kimberly Schrieber at 307.880.6626

Dec 15th – 24th ~ Santa on the Square When: 5:00pm-7:00pm Where: Town Square More Info: Enjoy cookies and cocoa with Old St. Nick at this free community event. Visit: www.jacksonholechamber.com Contact: 307.733.3316

Dec 15th ~ Yellowstone National Park 2016 Winter Oversnow Opening Dates Conditions permitting the park will open at 8:00am to oversnow vehicles from Mammoth to Madison; Madison to Old Faithful; Madison to West Entrance; from Old Faithful to West Thumb; from South to Lake Butte Overlooks and from Canyon to Norris. Visit: www.nps.org/yell

Dec 16th – April 7th ~ Elk Refuge Sleigh Rides Opening Day When: 10:00am-4:00pm Where: Jackson Hole & Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center More Info: Sleigh rides depart every 20 minutes from the Jackson Hole Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center located at 532 North Cache St. Sleigh rides run through the beginning of April (weather permitting). More Info: Closed on Christmas Day. Visit: www.bart5.org Contact: 307.733.0277

Dec 21st ~ R Park’s Winter Solstice Party When: 4:00pm-7:00pm Where: Rendezvous Park More Info: Come to Rendezvous Park (R Park) in Wilson for a fun evening with music from the Cathedral Voices Choir, a bonfire, warm drinks, food and sledding. Visit: www.rendezvouslandconservancy.org Contact: Ellie Stratton-Brook at 307.733.3913

Dec 22nd ~ 2017 Yellowstone Oversnow Openings Conditions permitting East Entrance Road (from East to Lake Butte) will open at 8:00am. Visit: www.nps.org/yell

Dec 24th – 31st ~ Holiday Roundup at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort • 24th Santa Drops in Base of Tram 4:30pm • 25th Ski with Santa • 26th Cookie Decorating Kids Ranch 4- 5pm • 27th Cats and Dogs Snow cats and rescue dogs-Kids Ranch 4-5pm • 28th Star Gazing Teton Mountain Lodge rooftop 5-6 pm • 29th Raptor Night Hotel Terra 4-5pm • 30th Sledding and Hot Cocoa Village Commons 4-5pm • 31st Kids Torchlight Parade Kids Ranch 4:45pm

Dec 31st ~ Jackson Hole Mountain Resort’s New Year’s Eve Celebration When: 4:45pm Where: Meet at the Kids Ranch More Info: Festivities start with the Kids' Glow Worm Parade at 5:30pm on Teewinot Run. Note: Kids up to 14-years old, who are comfortable skiing Teewinot, are welcome to participate in the Glow Worm Parade. The parade on Teewinot Run begins at 5:30pm. Come dressed with skis and boots - no poles please! Younger kids will do a shorter parade before older kids. Participation is free and sign up is not required. Parents are not allowed to accompany child skiers. The JHMR staff will put on the traditional Torchlight Parade on Apres-Vous at 6:00pm followed by a renowned fireworks display over Teton Village. Visit: www.jacksonhole.com Contact: 307.739.2770

Dec 31s ~ Grand Targhee New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade When: 4:00pm starts Where: Slopeside More Info: Come watch or participate in our Torchlight Parade. The Kid's Glowstick Parade is perfect for kids between 5 and 14 who possess basic turning and stopping skills. Participation is limited. Register early. Kids meet at 4:00pm and their parade starts at 4:30pm. Registration is throughout the day at Ski School for the Torchlight Parade. Adult's Torchlight parade is open to skiers and riders 12 and up and space is limited. Roadside flares are used and old clothing is recommended. Meet at 4:45pm at the Ski School and parade starts at 5:30pm. Fireworks show immediately to follow. Ring in the New Year at Branding Iron Grill with a savory four course prix fixe dinner! Visit: www.grandtarghee.com Contact: 800.TARGHEE or 307.827.4433

Dec 31st ~ Snow King Mountain Torchlight Parade and Fireworks When: Torch Light Parade at 6:15pm, Fireworks at 7:00pm Where: Snow King Ball Field More Info: Snow King Mountain will celebrate New Year's Eve with their annual torchlight parade and fireworks! At 5:45pm community participants (who are expert skiers), Snow King Ski Patrol, Ski School attendees, and others will gather at the base and ride the lift to the top of the mountain and zig-zag down in a brilliant parade carrying fire torches. At the end of the parade, a fireworks display will celebrate the New Year with a bang! Visit: www.snowkingmountain.com Contact: 307.201.KING