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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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

Lee Stetson brings John Muir’s wild adventures to life at the Yosemite Theater in Yosemite Valley
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Oct 17 2018 except Wed May 16 2018, Wed Jul 18 2018, Wed Jul 25 2018, Wed Aug 01 2018, Wed Sep 26 2018.
April 18, 2018 to October 17, 2018
April 25, 2018 to October 24, 2018
May 2, 2018 to October 31, 2018
May 9, 2018 to November 7, 2018
May 23, 2018 to November 21, 2018
May 30, 2018 to November 28, 2018
June 6, 2018 to December 5, 2018
June 13, 2018 to December 12, 2018
June 20, 2018 to December 19, 2018
June 27, 2018 to December 26, 2018
July 4, 2018 to January 2, 2019
July 11, 2018 to January 9, 2019
August 8, 2018 to February 6, 2019
August 15, 2018 to February 13, 2019
August 22, 2018 to February 20, 2019
August 29, 2018 to February 27, 2019
September 5, 2018 to March 6, 2019
September 12, 2018 to March 13, 2019
September 19, 2018 to March 20, 2019
October 3, 2018 to April 3, 2019
October 10, 2018 to April 10, 2019
October 17, 2018 to April 17, 2019
Shows every Wednesday at 7pm, April 18 – October 17
Journey back to the early 1900s to hear John Muir share stories from Yosemite as he receives news on the future of his beloved Hetch Hetchy Valley.
Enjoy a two-night backpack adventure, as you summit Half Dome with an expert naturalist guide.
June 21, 2018 to June 24, 2018
Enjoy a two-night backpack adventure, as you summit Half Dome with an expert naturalist guide.