Yosemite Theater

Shelton Johnson as a Buffalo Soldier at Yosemite Valley Theater

Yosemite Theater

Yosemite comes alive in theater! After a long day exploring the park, relax and enjoy an evening at the Yosemite Valley Theater with creative performances that reveal Yosemite’s history and little-known stories. Watch history leap to life as Lee Stetson portrays John Muir, or as ranger Shelton Johnson gives you a new perspective on Yosemite through the eyes of a Buffalo Soldier. Join spirited Florence Hutchings as she recounts her brief but exciting life as a young girl growing up in Yosemite. Re-live rescue missions with rangers, explore the park's vertical wilderness with an expert rock-climber, and learn about the cast of characters who have helped shape this national treasure.  

Yosemite National Park Ranger John Dill shares stories of Yosemite Search and Rescue teams at the Yosemite Theater in Yosemite Valley
October 23, 2018
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.

Audrey Davis portrays Florence Hutchings, an adventurous woman born and raised in Yosemite.
October 26, 2018
Shows every Friday 7pm, April 13 – June 15 and Fridays August 31 - October 26

Join Florence Hutchings as she looks back on her adventurous life growing up in Yosemite Valley in the late 1800s.

World-renowned rock climber Ron Kauk shares stories of his incredible adventures in this film at Yosemite Theater in Yosemite Valley
October 27, 2018
Saturdays, April 7 – June 16; Mondays, June 25 – August 27; Saturdays, September 1 – October 27

Enjoy Yosemite’s year-round beauty in a striking film narrated by world-renowned rock-climber Ron Kauk.