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 Barbara Rosenthal teaches drawing and painting techniques with pen and paint in this Yosemite Conservancy art workshop.
Create a lasting memory with an art workshop in Yosemite

If you’ve always wanted to paint Half Dome, capture wildflowers on paper, or learn a new, creative way of looking at the wonders around you, Yosemite’s art workshops are waiting for you.

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

During an expert-led day hike in Yosemite’s Gaylor Lakes region, visitors explore the habitat of American pikas, the focus of a Conservancy donor-funded research project.
August 27, 2016
Join Yosemite insiders to explore the high-elevation habitat of an adorable but threatened alpine mammal.
A weekend of Yosemite day hikes in the high country introduces visitors to the diverse habitats and stunning scenery of Tuolumne Meadows and Gaylor Lakes on an Outdoor Adventure with Yosemite Conservancy.
August 27, 2016 to August 28, 2016
Stroll through Yosemite’s subalpine ecosystems during an ecology-focused summer weekend in the high country.