34th Annual Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival in Wyoming Announces September Dates for 2018 Event

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Combining the wild West with arts and culture, the Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival returns for its 34th celebration September 5 – 16, 2018, in Jackson, Wyoming. With 11 days of activities designed to appeal to art, design, fashion and food enthusiasts, the festival brings big culture to the small and stunning mountain town just in time to see the Teton Mountains in fall colors.

Elk antler arches mark the corners of Jackson, Wyoming’s Town Square, where many of the Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival events will occur this September 5 – 16, 2018.

Named the best fall festival in Wyoming by Travel + Leisure, this annual arts festival is truly a one-of-a-kind event.

The dates are set for the 34th annual Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival and for 11 days, from September 5 - 16, 2018, the streets of Jackson, Wyoming, will be filled with exciting events appealing to the eyes, ears, taste buds and the soul. As fall foliage glistens in the trees of the surrounding scenic mountains, Jackson Hole’s colorful spirit shines brighter than usual during the Rocky Mountain West’s premier cultural event.

With more than 50 family-friendly events, many of which are free, and with summer crowds departed, September is the perfect time to travel to Jackson and soak in the works of talented local and national artists, ranging from oil paintings, watercolors and sculptures to fashion, furniture and food. Named the best fall festival in Wyoming by Travel + Leisure, this annual arts festival is truly a one-of-a-kind event to put on the calendar.

Returning festival favorites include the Western Design Exhibit & Sale, which returns to the Snow King Center on September 6 with its action-packed Opening Preview Party, complete with cocktails, bites and hundreds of juried artists’ work to peruse, plus a live runway fashion show. The exhibit and sale continues through September 9, providing the opportunity for guests to shop and talk shop with the talented artists and designers.

Other returning Fall Arts Festival favorites include the Palates & Palettes Gallery Walk, where galleries stay open late and offer guests a look at their collections while serving wine, appetizers and in some cases live music. Locals and visitors alike crave the scrumptious Taste of the Tetons event, which offers a chance to sample creative cuisine from Jackson Hole’s best chefs in the beauty of Jackson Town Square.

Architecture and design enthusiasts can revel in the excitement of the Showcase of Homes Tour, offering a glimpse into Jackson’s spectacular mountain homes and the opportunity to discuss technique and craftsmanship with the experts behind their design. And Western cultural history fans can tour the valley’s historic ranches where cowboy heritage still thrives.

A festival finale and fan favorite, the always popular QuickDraw event again attracts dozens of artists to the world-famous Jackson Town Square, where they’re given 90 minutes to paint, sculpt and sketch their masterpieces before the live auction to sell the unique works. A full schedule of Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival events can be found here: https://www.jacksonholechamber.com/events-calendar/fall-arts-festival/.

About the Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival:
Conveniently located just 20 minutes from the Jackson Hole Airport, Jackson, Wyo., is served by major airlines including Delta, United, American and SkyWest. Reservation information for Jackson’s numerous hotels, as well as a complete schedule of Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival events taking place Sept. 5 -16, 2018, may be found at http://www.jacksonholechamber.com. For additional information, contact Maureen Murphy at Jackson Hole Chamber, 307.733.3316.

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