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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Artist Trowzers Akimbo teaches vibrant acrylic technique in this Yosemite Conservancy art workshop.
Conquering Your Creative Fears: Mixed Media

Unlock the power of color, as you celebrate summer painting with acrylics in Yosemite, in this art workshop with artist Trowzers Akimbo.

Revered cultural icon Julia Parker leads visitors on a journey through American-Indian traditions and history in Yosemite Valley.
American Indian Food Preparation and Acorns with Julia Parker

Often described as a “national treasure” for ensuring the legacy of the Miwok-Paiute people in Yosemite, Julia Parker worked as a cultural demonstrator in the park for more than 60 years. This is a rare opportunity to join the recently retired Julia and her daughter Lucy for a two-day journey through American-Indian traditions in Yosemite Valley.

Shelton Johnson as a Buffalo Soldier at Yosemite Valley 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.

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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 26 2016 except Wed Aug 24 2016.
May 25, 2016 to October 26, 2016
June 1, 2016 to November 2, 2016
June 8, 2016 to November 9, 2016
June 15, 2016 to November 16, 2016
June 22, 2016 to November 23, 2016
June 29, 2016 to November 30, 2016
July 6, 2016 to December 7, 2016
July 13, 2016 to December 14, 2016
July 20, 2016 to December 21, 2016
July 27, 2016 to December 28, 2016
August 3, 2016 to January 4, 2017
August 10, 2016 to January 11, 2017
August 17, 2016 to January 18, 2017
August 31, 2016 to February 1, 2017
September 7, 2016 to February 8, 2017
September 14, 2016 to February 15, 2017
September 21, 2016 to February 22, 2017
September 28, 2016 to March 1, 2017
October 5, 2016 to March 8, 2017
October 12, 2016 to March 15, 2017
October 19, 2016 to March 22, 2017
October 26, 2016 to March 29, 2017
Shows every Wednesday at 7 pm, May 25 - Oct 26 (No show Aug 24)
NPS Centennnial Annversary Show: Hear John Muir share stories from Yosemite in the 1900s as he awaits news on the future of his beloved Hetch Hetchy Valley.
Explore the magnificent eastern high country on a guided Yosemite backpacking trip to summit Koip and Parker Peaks on an Outdoor Adventure with Yosemite Conservancy.
September 1, 2016 to September 4, 2016
Cross a Yosemite summit off your backpacking bucket list while exploring the park’s eastern edge.