Jackson Hole WY Antler Auction

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Antler Auction

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May 18, 2019 - May 27, 2019

Elkfest, a weekend of activities built around the world famous Jackson Hole Boy Scout Elk Antler Auction, is an exciting time for celebrating nature, outdoor skills, hunting and ecological education and awareness.

  • The 3rd week of May every year.
  • Part of Old West Days in Jackson Hole.
  • The boy scouts gather and auction off the antlers shed ont eh Elk Refuge in the off season. Proceeds go towards new arches in the town center and also to Jackson Hole Boy Scouts group.

Overview: Every spring, thousands of elk wintering on the National Elk Refuge lose their antlers before they migrate to their summer range. The Boy Scouts harvest the shed antlers and auction them to bidders from around the world who make furniture, wall decorations, jewelry, and food products from them.

When: The event takes place each year during the third weekend of May. Saturday is the day for the auction and antler sale. Sunday brings more festivities for Old West Days. The Elk Antler Auction will take place in mid-May.

Where: The antler auction takes place just off the town square and the antler sale from private collectors will be lined up on a side street around the square.

Fees: Nearly all of the family-oriented events are free of charge and any event that does charge a fee is benefiting a non-profit organization

Details:  Watching the auction and wildlife in the parks, enjoying the quiet season of Jackson Hole and sharing family fun at the Scout Exposition has long been a spring tradition. Come out to Jackson Hole and share in this expanded festival of nature and her bounty!

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