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Yosemite Evening Programs & Activities

Evening Presentations

Yosemite evening presentations cover a wide range of topics about the park. Discover the natural and cultural history of Yosemite through a variety of interpretive films and live talks from DNC Parks & Resorts at Yosemite, National Park Service, and numerous park partners.

The Details

When and where
Please check the Yosemite Guide or Yosemite's Weekly Program Listing  for up-to-date information and offerings. During the summer, evening presentations are typically held at the amphitheaters at Curry Village and Yosemite Lodge at the Falls. During the winter, evening presentations are held indoors at Yosemite Lodge at the Falls.

1 hour.

Advanced registration is not required.



Varies by venue. Indoor winter venues hold up to 100 people while summer outdoor venues can accommodate 300 people.

What to bring
Please dress for the weather including comfortable, close-toed footwear. As evening temperatures are much cooler than daytime temperatures, we suggest you bring warmer layers. In addition, please bring water, snacks, and a flashlight.

We can accommodate various special needs with advance notice. We have assistive listening devices for those who are hard of hearing or, potentially, an interpreter for participants who are Deaf. The program is wheelchair accessible. If possible, please inform us of any needs before the program.

Call Delaware North at Yosemite Interpretive Services at 209-372-1153.

Other Interpretive Programs
This is just one of many Yosemite interpretive programs available to guests. For more information, please visit For specific information regarding other evening programs, please visit