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 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.

Lee Stetson brings John Muir’s wild adventures to life at the Yosemite Theater in Yosemite Valley
April 8, 2015
Shows every Wednesday at 7pm, April 8 – June 17 and Sept 2 – Oct 28
<p>This show is a fun romp through some of the very best of John Muir’s grand, thrilling...Learn more
Lee Stetson embodies John Muir in this interactive Q&A at the Yosemite Theater in Yosemite Valley
April 9, 2015
Shows every Thursday, April 9 – June 18 and Sept 3 – Oct 29
<p>John Muir is still feisty, opinionated, witty — and alive and well at the Yosemite Theater...Learn more
World-renowned rock climber Ron Kauk shares stories of his incredible adventures in this film at Yosemite Theater in Yosemite Valley
April 10, 2015
Shows at 7pm: Every Thursday & Friday, June 25 – Aug 28 Every Friday & Saturday, April 10 – June 20 and Sept 4 – Oct 31
<p>See the beauty of Yosemite in all four seasons in this stirring visual and emotional film...Learn more
Yosemite Conservancy naturalist Pete Devine portrays Galen Clark’s colorful life in this Yosemite Theater program in Yosemite Valley
April 14, 2015
Shows every Tuesday at 7pm, April 14 - June 23
<p>Galen Clark was the first guardian of the world’s first federally protected wild lands,...Learn more
Shelton Johnson as a Buffalo Soldier at Yosemite Valley Theater
May 3, 2015
Shows every Sunday at 7pm, May 3 - Sept 27
<p>One hundred years ago, Yosemite was protected by Buffalo Soldiers, African-American...Learn more
Yosemite National Park Ranger John Dill shares stories of Yosemite Search and Rescue teams at the Yosemite Theater in Yosemite Valley
May 4, 2015
Shows every Monday at 7pm, May 4 – Oct 5
<p>Join Yosemite Search and Rescue (YOSAR) veteran park ranger John Dill for history and...Learn more
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
<p>Yosemite Nature Notes cinematographer Steve Bumgardner talks about how he crafts his films...Learn more
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
<p>Join us for an evening of storytelling, music and singing with Gail Dreifus. Her catchy...Learn more
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
<p>Discover the sights and sounds of Yosemite, test your powers of observation, and find...Learn more