Shelton Johnson as a Buffalo Soldier at Yosemite Valley Theater

Yosemite Theater

Yosemite comes alive in theater! After a long day exploring the park, relax and enjoy an evening in the Yosemite Valley Theater with creative performances that reveal Yosemite’s history and little-known stories. Meet the filmmaker behind Yosemite Nature Notes, relive rescue missions with park rangers, sing songs with your family about the park, see Yosemite through a climber’s eyes, and learn about the cast of characters who have helped shape this national treasure.

Join us at the Yosemite Theater to embrace the park in a whole new way.

Yosemite National Park Ranger John Dill shares stories of Yosemite Search and Rescue teams at the Yosemite Theater in Yosemite Valley
August 31, 2015
Shows every Monday at 7pm, May 4 – Oct 5

Hear stories about emergency response missions in the park from park ranger John Dill

Yosemite National Park Ranger Erik Westerlund takes audiences on a journey through the wonders of Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada in this interactive family show based on Charley Harper’s “The Sierra Range.”
September 1, 2015
Shows every Tuesday at 7pm, June 30 – Oct 6

Journey through the natural wonders of Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada in this interactive family show

Lee Stetson brings John Muir’s wild adventures to life at the Yosemite Theater in Yosemite Valley
September 2, 2015
Shows every Wednesday at 7pm, April 8 – June 17 and Sept 2 – Oct 28

Re-live the best of John Muir’s thrilling adventures in his beloved western wilderness

Lee Stetson embodies John Muir in this interactive Q&A at the Yosemite Theater in Yosemite Valley
September 3, 2015
Shows every Thursday at 7pm, April 9 – June 18 and Sept 3 – Oct 29

Find out what John Muir really thinks! Ask questions about nature, conservation and life.

World-renowned rock climber Ron Kauk shares stories of his incredible adventures in this film at Yosemite Theater in Yosemite Valley
September 4, 2015
Shows at 7pm: Every Thursday & Friday, June 25 – Aug 28 Every Friday & Saturday, April 10 – June 20 and Sept 4 – Oct 31

Enjoy the beauty of Yosemite in all seasons, with narration by world-renowned rock-climber Ron Kauk

Shelton Johnson as a Buffalo Soldier at Yosemite Valley Theater
September 6, 2015
Shows every Sunday at 7pm, May 3 - Sept 27

Yosemite National Park ranger Shelton Johnson portrays a Buffalo Soldier in Yosemite