Special Programs

View our weekly special, children, and evening program listings for additional programs.


Parsons Memorial Lodge

Tuolumne Meadows

Schedule [400 kb PDF]
Poetry festival [260 kb PDF]


Yosemite Forum

Yosemite Valley

An interactive lecture series designed to bring evolving knowledge of the Sierra Nevada to the public and the park. Sponsored by the Yosemite National Park Division of Resources Management and Science.

Annual Yosemite Facelift: September

Volunteer to help clean up Yosemite! Join the National Park Service and the Yosemite Climbing Association for this official National Public Lands Day event, picking up litter and performing special projects to clean up Yosemite after a busy summer. This event happens every year during the last full week in September, from Wednesday through Sunday. All volunteers must register on site to participate (no advance registration), and should wear long pants, closed-toed shoes, and be prepared for the weather. For more information contact 209/379-1850 or email us.


Stars Over Yosemite

Glacier Point

During summer, amateur astronomy clubs host star parties at Glacier Point Amphitheater in cooperation with the National Park Service.

July 10-11: Mount Diablo Astronomical Society
June 19-20: Sonoma County Astronomical Society (S.C.A.S.)
June 26-27: Central Valley Astronomers, Inc.
July 17-18: Tri-Valley Stargazers
July 24-25: San Francisco Amateur Astronomers
August 7-8: Santa Cruz Astronomy Club (SCAC)
August 14-15: Peninsula Astronomical Society
August 21-22: San Jose Astronomical Association
September 4-5: Sacramento Valley Astronomical Society (SVAS)

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