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.

Enter your travel dates to search the calendar for Yosemite Conservancy events and programs.

 

Yosemite’s Stage Coach Roads: Wawona and Big Oak Flat
Yosemite’s Stage Coach Roads: Wawona and Big Oak Flat

What was it like to visit Yosemite more than 100 years ago? Find out on this history-themed day in the park!

Merced River Canyon Wildflower Hike
Merced River Canyon Wildflower Hike

Celebrate the start of spring in Yosemite! Join a naturalist guide for a day hike in the Merced River Canyon, west of Yosemite Valley.

Nature Drawing for Beginners
Nature Drawing for Beginners

Join artist and educator Sean Edgerton, as you learn the basic elements of drawing outdoors in Yosemite Valley.

Yosemite Whitewater Rafting and Wildflowers
Yosemite Whitewater Rafting and Wildflowers

Get to know a new side of Yosemite during an adventure-filled spring experience!

Spring Watercolor for Beginners
Spring Watercolor for Beginners

Have you always wanted to try watercolor painting but aren’t sure where to start? In this class, you’ll start with the basics of how to use your brushes and paints to create different shapes and colors.

Yosemite Nature Journaling: Creativity, Curiosity and Reflection
Yosemite Nature Journaling: Creativity, Curiosity and Reflection

What makes you feel connected to the natural world? Spend a full day with an experienced naturalist guide, exploring new ways to observe and experience your surroundings, with a focus on nature journaling.

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Upcoming Events

John Hewitt, Yosemite Art instructor, leads participants on a skill building journey painting watercolor plein air around the park.
March 28, 2019 to March 31, 2019
Three-Day Immersive Workshop: Join artist and instructor John Hewitt to build on your plein air techniques in this beautiful springtime location.
Yosemite Conservancy donors explore Yosemite Valley with a spring weekend of programs, hikes and tours.
March 29, 2019 to March 31, 2019
Yosemite Conservancy donors explore Yosemite Valley with a spring weekend of programs, hikes and tours.