Fall is legendary for fly fishing in Jackson Hole. Whether a seasoned angler or a novice, you’ll be dazzled by the scenery as you float on the clear waters of the Snake River along the dramatic Tetons. […]
“Off season” is a term that gets thrown around a lot in mountain towns like Jackson Hole. There are specials, menus, and packages that sport the “off-season” prefix. Bookended by winter and summer, springtime is off season in Jackson Hole and often that flies under the radar of most travelers. However, savvy travelers know that spring in Jackson Hole is terrific! Sans the crowds of winter and summer, you’ll get all of town to yourself if you visit Jackson Hole in spring.
There are a lot of awesome events in Jackson Hole during May, from festivals and holidays to weekly happenings and annual favorites! Here are a few favorites from the team at Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa…
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort’s tram will start spinning for the summer season on May 24th. Getting here for the tram opening means that you’ll have every trail and hike up top all to yourself!
Off-season in Jackson Hole and 2-for-1 dining deals are synonymous! Make the most of the 2-for-1 entrees at Spur and Osteria, it’s your chance to try everything on the award-winning menus at both restaurants.
Q Roadhouse and Brewery (located about 10 min south of Teton Village) is doing “Local Flavor Nights” every Monday evening. Artwork will be displayed by a local artist starting at 5 PM, a local band starts at 7 PM, and a locally inspired dish will be a special that night. They are also still doing their 2-for-1 entrees with a twist. (Buy 1 entree get the second for $2, the $2 is donated to a non profit.)
Yellowstone National Park opens for the summer season on May 9. Beat the summer crowds and enjoy Yellowstone as the animals migrate and the wildflowers bloom.
In its 11th year, Jackson Eco Fair is a great way for families to spend a Saturday in Jackson Hole. Tents, booths, activities, and more are on-hand from Noon to 5 PM on Saturday, May 10th.
Get a crew together, dress up, get dirty, and have the most fun working out in your life—The Tough Towner is awesome! 25 obstacles over four miles make the Tough Towner the best race around.
For all of the chili aficionados out there, the High Noon Chili Cookoff, presented by Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce and Howdy Pardner Ambassador Club, is the ultimate foodie showdown. Town Square at high noon is the place to be on Sunday, May 18th is the place to be.
For 33 years, Old West Days has been a Jackson tradition! Friday through Sunday (May 23–25) is Jackson Hole’s annual toast the good ole days with music, entertainment, rodeo events, and more!
On the Saturday of Old West Days, local brewers will start pouring craft beers in exchange for a token. Brew Fest coincides with the Old West Days parade, and there isn’t a better way for beer lovers to experience the festivities than with a cold brew in-hand.
From Memorial Day through Labor Day, the Jackson Hole Rodeo is a must! Both locals and visitors love the action that takes place every Wednesday and Saturday.
Kids love to see this daily reenactment of a western shootout! The Town Square Shootout takes place every day except Sunday in Town Square at 6 PM.
While Memorial Day marks the end of off season in Jackson Hole, there is a lot going on in town before summer gets going! For more information about local events, contact the Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa concierge!