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.

World-renowned rock climber Ron Kauk shares stories of his incredible adventures in this film at Yosemite Theater in Yosemite Valley
May 29, 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
May 31, 2015
Shows every Sunday at 7pm, May 3 - Sept 27

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

Yosemite National Park Ranger John Dill shares stories of Yosemite Search and Rescue teams at the Yosemite Theater in Yosemite Valley
June 1, 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 Conservancy naturalist Pete Devine portrays Galen Clark’s colorful life in this Yosemite Theater program in Yosemite Valley
June 2, 2015
Shows every Tuesday at 7pm, April 14 - June 23

Enjoy stories about Galen Clark’s colorful life, his time in Yosemite, and the characters he encountered

Lee Stetson brings John Muir’s wild adventures to life at the Yosemite Theater in Yosemite Valley
June 3, 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
June 4, 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.

Filmmaker Steve Bumgardner shares behind-the-scenes making of Yosemite Nature Notes at the Yosemite Theater in Yosemite Valley
June 24, 2015
Shows every Wednesday at 7pm, June 24 – Aug 26

Join filmmaker Steve Bumgardner, as he roams Yosemite contemplating stories for Yosemite Nature Notes

Singer and storyteller Gail Dreifus brings fun for the whole family in this interactive sing-along at the Yosemite Theater inYosemite Valley
June 27, 2015
Shows at 7pm every Saturday, June 27 – Aug 29

Participate in this family-friendly live performance, with storytelling, music and songs about Yosemite

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.”
June 30, 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