Events & Calendar

Events & Calendar

Yosemite Conservancy offers fun things to do in Yosemite, all year. Explore the park with our experts on guided hikes, backpacking trips, photography workshops or bird-watching tours. Join us in Yosemite Valley for art workshops and lively theater programs. Whatever your passion, find your adventure with us!

Your memories will last a lifetime, and program proceeds will be used to fund trail repair and access, habitat restoration, wildlife protection and more.

Learn more about how your participation in these programs benefits Yosemite National Park.

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Enjoy a two-night backpacking adventure and summit Half Dome with an expert naturalist guide.
Backpack to Half Dome: Two-Night Summit Challenge

Enjoy a two-night backpacking adventure and summit Half Dome with an expert naturalist guide.

Learn the basics of working with acrylic paints outside, en plein air.
Acrylic Landscapes

Take advantage of an opportunity to slow down, immerse in your surroundings and observe nature during this four-hour Yosemite art class. As summer flowers and flowing falls add color and texture to the already grand landscape, you’ll learn the basics of working with acrylic paints outside, en plein air.

Enjoy an entertaining and educational end-of-summer Wednesday evening at an iconic viewpoint off Glacier Point Road.
Dine and Discover: Full Moon Hike to Taft Point — Trip 1

Enjoy an entertaining and educational end-of-summer Wednesday evening at an iconic viewpoint off Glacier Point Road. Take an easy mile-long hike to Taft Point, which offers breathtaking views of Yosemite Valley, including Half Dome and El Capitan, and of Sierra peaks stretching into the distance.

Enjoy the splendor of summer in Yosemite’s high country during this one-of-a-kind, guided, three-day weekend backpacking trip with an experienced naturalist.
Casual Backpack: Sunset Hike to Ostrander Lake

Enjoy the splendor of summer in Yosemite’s high country during this one-of-a-kind, guided, three-day weekend backpacking trip with an experienced naturalist.

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Upcoming Events

Create landscape paintings using flower prints and basic watercolor techniques.
June 18, 2018 to June 23, 2018
Create landscape paintings using flower prints and basic watercolor techniques.
Yosemite National Park Ranger John Dill shares stories of Yosemite Search and Rescue teams at the Yosemite Theater in Yosemite Valley
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Oct 23 2018 except Tue Sep 25 2018.
April 10, 2018 to October 23, 2018
April 17, 2018 to October 30, 2018
April 24, 2018 to November 6, 2018
May 1, 2018 to November 13, 2018
May 8, 2018 to November 20, 2018
May 15, 2018 to November 27, 2018
May 22, 2018 to December 4, 2018
May 29, 2018 to December 11, 2018
June 5, 2018 to December 18, 2018
June 12, 2018 to December 25, 2018
June 19, 2018 to January 1, 2019
June 26, 2018 to January 8, 2019
July 3, 2018 to January 15, 2019
July 10, 2018 to January 22, 2019
July 17, 2018 to January 29, 2019
July 24, 2018 to February 5, 2019
July 31, 2018 to February 12, 2019
August 7, 2018 to February 19, 2019
August 14, 2018 to February 26, 2019
August 21, 2018 to March 5, 2019
August 28, 2018 to March 12, 2019
September 4, 2018 to March 19, 2019
September 11, 2018 to March 26, 2019
September 18, 2018 to April 2, 2019
October 2, 2018 to April 16, 2019
October 9, 2018 to April 23, 2019
October 16, 2018 to April 30, 2019
October 23, 2018 to May 7, 2019
Shows every Tuesday 7pm, April 10 – October 23
Hear stories about emergency response missions in the park from Yosemite’s expert Search and Rescue rangers.