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Elkfest 2016

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Elkfest Events Elkfest Scheduled Events Elkfest Event Location Maps Boy Scouts Auction Private Vendors JH Chamber and Local Services Antler Uses Elkfest Contacts
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World Famous Jackson Hole Boy Scout Elk Antler Auction
   on Center Street, the east side of the Town Square

BSA Antler Auction - 3 ScoutsCome and visit the world's best collection of elk antler. The antler are collected from the National Elk Refuge, then sorted, bundled, weighed, organized into lots and sold at public auction on the Town Square. This event is what got it all started. Antlers are ready for viewing at 7:00 a.m. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. and the auction begins at 10:00 a.m. Don't miss it!

Sponsored by: Headwaters District, Boy Scouts of America

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BSA Expo Tower Headwaters District BSA Expo
   On the Town Square
Join the Headwaters District Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA and Venture Crew on the town square for their annual Boy Scouts of America Expo. Each unit in the Headwaters District of the Boy Scouts of America will have an area set up to share their scouting skills and fun activities with the public. Come on over and participate in a craft, game or outdoor skill. Experience what Scouting is all about.

Sponsored by: Headwaters District, Boy Scouts of America

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Rotary Club Private Antler Sale
   on Deloney Street, the north side of the Town Square, and Center Street, north of the Auction

Raotary SalePrivate Antler Sale is adjacent to the Jackson Town Square. Come and see all of the other antlers for sale, as vendors come from all over to display many unique deer, moose, and elk antlers.

Sponsored by: Jackson Hole Rotary Club
For more information, contact J.R. Berezay at (307) 732-5944.

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Food Court
   on the south end of Center Street, the east side of the Town Square

Doc MacLeod Cookout Jackson Hole Youth Baseball will be hosting breakfast and lunch just south of the BSA Auction. The breakfast menu is coffee and donuts. The lunch menu is hot dogs, chips and drinks.

Sponsored by: Jackson Hole Youth Baseball

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Jackson Hole Community Band Concert, Free
   on Center Street, the east side of the Town Square

Jackson Hole Community BandThe Jackson Hole Community Band will play selections of music to brighten a spring morning. Familiar and new tunes, marches, and patriotic fare will set the stage for the auction. Under the direction of their conductor, Zach Singer, the band will provide an exciting warm-up to the annual Elk Antler Auction.

Sponsored by: Jackson Hole Community Band
Visit their website at:

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Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum
   on the Jackson Town Square

Sheep Bow makingHistory Booth
The Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum team will be on hand to share fun facts and activities about the history of the elk antler arches, downtown Jackson, and the “Last of the Old West.” Browse photographs of Jackson Hole over the last 100+ years, and learn about the Museum’s new exhibit and programs. Visit our booth to receive a discount on Museum.

Sponsored by: Jackson Hole Museum
For more information visit

Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum logo

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Kid's Corner
  on the Jackson Town Square

The National Elk Refuge and Wyoming Game & Fish Department offer an array of hands-on activities for kids of all ages.

Girl at Kid's Corner DisplayWyoming Game and Fish Department
Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be hosting displays for children and adults alike. Kids can come take the Wildlife ID quiz and learn about mammals, birds, and fish found in the area. There will also be an educational exhibit on bear safety as well. Stop by the booth in the town square and say hello to the redshirts.

For more information on Wyoming Game & Fish visit: Jackson Regional News

Kid's Corner DisplayThe National Elk Refuge
Come learn about the National Elk Refuge and answer these questions:
   What is a National Wildlife Refuge?
   What kinds of birds might I see while visiting the National Elk Refuge?
   What is the difference between an antler and a horn?
The National Elk Refuge Elk Mascot will also be joining us for a fun-filled day of activities.

Sponsored by: National Elk Refuge

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This Information To Be Updated.
Something New & Fun For This Year's T-Shirts

Official Elkfest Product Booth
   on the Jackson Town Square

There are all new t-shirts and hat designs being created for this year's Elkfest. We are told to expect someting new and fun for this year's t-shirts. Check back in. We hope to give you a peak soon! Until then we will leave the 2020 t-shirts and hats for reference. 

Support your National Elk Refuge! Grand Teton Association is the National Elk Refuge's interpretive product partner and all proceeds directly benefit the Refuge. Product for sale represents a sampling of things fulfilling their mission and fun stuff too! Get yours at Elkfest, or to order by phone, call our mail order at: 307-739-3403 or visit our website at:

Here is the design for the 2020 T-shirt.
Available in sizes S,M,L,XL - $20.00
XXL &: XXXL - $20.00

Grand Teton Association - 2019 T-Shirt

2020 T-shirt front
(Click to see large image)

Here is the design for the 2020 Hat.
Available at Elkfest - $20.00

Grand Teton Association - 2019 Baseball Cap

2020 Elkfest Baseball Cap
(Click to see large image)

Sponsored by: Grand Teton Association
For more information please contact GTA at:
100 Headquarters Loop
PO Box 70 Moose, WY 83012
(307) 739-3606

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Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Games and Silent Auction
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Big Game Banquet Annual Fundraising Dinner

   Held at the The Lodge at Jackson Hole, Conference Center, 80 Scott Lane, Jackson**

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation ElkA Great Time For A Great Cause! Every RMEF chapter has its own special night once a year -- the annual BIG GAME BANQUET, where fun and fundraising combine for a memorable evening. Sumptuous meals, laughter and a high-energy auction form the backdrop for a night when new friends are made and old acquaintances renew their friendships -- all in a special spirit of camaraderie shared among folks who love wildlife. These events provide the majority of funds used for RMEF wildlife conservation projects.

Sponsored by: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
For more information, please contact:
Chuck Teske (307) 739-0951 or
Ann Patton (307) 734-9549 or
And download this Invitation PDF:
   2022 Ivitations coming soon.

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Mountain Man Rendezvous and Traders' Row
   Teton County Fair Grounds Saturday, May 20 - Monday, May 30, 2022

Mountain Man RendezvousTravel back in time to meet crafters of authentic earth-made wares in period clothing and learn the ways of the historical camps. Enjoy Traders' Row, Candy Cannon, Bow & Arrow Competition, Hawk & Knife Competition, and Atlatal Competition at the Teton Country Fairgrounds. Continues through Old West Days

Sponsored by: Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce

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19th Annual Jackson Hole High Noon Chili Cook-Off
  on Center Street, the east side of the Town Square
   Sunday, May 22, 2022, Noon - 4:00 PM

Chili Cook-off Flyer

Come taste the Best of the West in chili. Local and regional contestants cook up a tasty variety of chili. Purchase a $20 all-you-can-sample spoon to try all the chili you want, grab a beer to wash it down (21+), and vote for you fav!

Free concert on the Square during the cookoff features local Bluegrass & Country bands.

Calling All Chili Cooks

Are you a great chili cook? Come and show us, join the Jackson Hole High Noon Chili Cook-Off. The Howdy Pardners Association would like to invite you to participate in the annual High Noon Chili Cook-Off. We are looking for professional chefs to represent their restaurants, individuals who have a killer chili recipe, and groups representing their businesses or non-profit organizations. Make your chili any way you want. RED or GREEN! MEAT, BEANS, or VEGETARIAN ...YOUR CHOICE! It doesn't matter we are just looking for the best in Jackson Hole!

There will be no entry fee to participate. But you will need to provide at least 10 gallons of Chili for tasting by the public.

Sponsored by: Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce

For more information, contact Britney Magleby (307) 733-3316  
For more info, click here to visit the Chamber Chili Cook-Off page
Click here to download a PDF of the Chili Cook-Off Flyer
Click for the on-line Electronic Chili Cook-Off Entry Form

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