THIS WEEK: DEC. 31, 2014 – JAN. 6, 2015

By on December 31, 2014

Calendar Highlights


123114thisweek.leadgondigalParty at the top

Ring in the new year with Jackson’s Whiskey Mornin’, great fun, party favors and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight.

Gondi-Gala New Year’s Eve Party, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Couloir, the top of the gondola. $70.

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Glow Worm Parade:

Kids up to 14 years old are welcome to swap torchlights for glow sticks on Teewinot at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Meet at the Kids Ranch at 4:50 p.m., the parade on Teewinot happens at 5:30 p.m. Come dressed with skis and boots (no poles please). Younger kids will do a shorter parade before the older kids. Participation is free and sign up isn’t required. Parents are not required to accompany skiers.

Torchlight parade and fireworks: 

Soak in a traditional torchlight parade on Apres-Vous care of JHMR employees. A fireworks show will follow.

Parade starts at 6pm. 739-2788;

123114torchlighthighlightSnow King Torchlight parade:

Town revelry ensues at 6:15 p.m. with fireworks to follow.


Grand Targhee Glowstick Parade:

Kids between the ages of 5 and 14 are welcome to participate. Register during the day at Ski School and meet at 4 p.m.

The parade begins at 4:30 p.m.

Torchlight Parade: 

The adult torchlight parade is open to skiers and riders 12 and older. Roadside flares are used and old clothing is recommended. Meet at 4:45 p.m. at the Ski School. Parade starts about 5:30 p.m. Space is limited for both parades; register early to reserve your spot.

307-353-2300 ext. 1309;


123114thisweek.backfilmBackcountry bliss

View an eclectic mix of pro and grassroots films from well-known and local filmmakers at this annual celebration of backcountry adventures.

10th Annual Backcountry Film Festival, 7:30 p.m. at Pink Garter Theatre. $10-12.


123114thisweek.barronRoasting Mayor Barron

Join the community in a celebration of Mayor Mark Barron’s 12-plus years of service and committment to the Town of Jackson.

Town of Jackson Appreciation Party for Mark Barron, 7 p.m. at Center for the Arts. Free.


123114thisweek.nmwaFirst Sunday

Immerse yourself in A Parade of Plumage, then join the fun family activities, music and refreshments at the First Sunday of the year.

First Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at National Museum of Wildlife Art. Free for locals.


123114snowshoeSnowshoe adventure

The guided walk will offer an opportunity to learn about snow science and winter ecology. Snowshoe rentals available at reservation.

Ranger-led Snowshoe Hike, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. from Taggart Lake trailhead. $5 park fee. 307-739-3399.

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