Memorial Day in Jackson Hole

Memorial Day in Jackson Hole

Memorial Day is right around the corner! Celebrate with The Wort Hotel during Jackson Hole’s Old West Days and the Million Dollar Music Fest. The Wort’s central Jackson Hole location along with its long-standing association with Old West Days makes it the perfect place to stay this Memorial Day weekend.

A Memorial Day TraditionThe wort hotel in black and white Jackson Hole WY

Jackson Hole’s Old West Days is held annually over Memorial Day weekend and celebrates the town’s identity as “The Last of the Old West.” With the area’s exceptionally rich history, it’s no wonder Old West Days is a favorite among tourists and locals alike. 

The Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce has stated that "Safety is of the utmost importance as we come out of the Covid Pandemic."  We are happy to say The Old West Days Parade and Brewfest are back again for 2022, Old west days will run from May 21-30, 2022.


Elk Fest will be held May 21 - 22, 2022. Experience a unique Jackson Hole festival brimming with free events as varied as the High Noon Chili Cookoff, the Mountain Man Rendezvous, and the main event: the one-of-a-kind Elk Antler Auction.


Other events are scheduled to go on as planned, such as the daily Jackson Hole shoot outs and stage coach rides. Memorial Day weekend is also the kick off for the Jackson Hole Rodeo. For a full list of events, please click here. 

Million Dollar Music Fest

The Million Dollar Cowboy Bar announced that the Million Dollar Music Fest is on for 2022. Sunday, May 29th, Memorial Day weekend. Two-time GRAMMY winner Travis Tritt will headline The Million Dollar Music Fest Presented by The Cowboy Bar, as the third-year festival makes its triumphant return to the historic Jackson Hole Town Square..

About his Million Dollar Music Fest debut, Tritt said “I cannot wait to bring my music back to Jackson Hole. I’m so thrilled and honored to have a career that has lasted for decades and still be able to put out new music that continues to move people. I’m extremely fortunate and grateful to my fans who allow me to successfully continue doing what I’ve always loved to do.”


Sunday, May 29th - Travis Tritt Click here for tickets! The 2022 full line-up will be announced April 13th.

The Million Dollar Music Fest made its debut in 2019 on the historic town square of Jackson, WY, attracting more than five thousand people to the mountain town. The event, which is presented by The Million Dollar Cowboy Bar, and sponsored by the Jackson Hole Travel and Tourism Board, Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce, and Wyoming Whiskey, serves to energize Old West Days by celebrating Jackson’s western heritage and cowboy culture in grand Wyoming style. See Music Fest Details.

Don’t miss out! Trot on over to Town Square this Memorial Day weekend and leap into the fun and festivities.

Other Activities in Jackson Hole

When staying at The Wort Hotel, you are smack dab in the middle of the action, steps away from the Town Square, the backdrop for many Old West Days events. For a complete run-down on all things to do within walking distance of The Wort Hotel, click here.