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Name: John Wesley Powell Day's 2022
Date: May 21, 2022
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM MDT
Event Description:

JWP Days Festival

Day two of JWP Days Festival offers activities geared for adults. The fun continues into this full day of events, for example, activities include the Gravel Grinder bike race and adults, 21+ can make their way to the Beer | Bourbon | Beard Tent for refreshments. To clarify, this day is still family friendly and kids are welcome in appropriate areas. Here is everything you need to know:

Who: Everyone!
What: Family Fun and special activities for adults
When: All day Saturday, May 21, 2022
Where: Homesteader Park
How Much: FREE entry! Some events and items may cost.

Nonprofits and other organizations will have booths featuring activities, prizes, crafts and games you and your children will be able to participate in during the event. Explore the booths, activities, Beer | Bourbon | Beard text and bring a DD.

Most importantly, remember to take photos and share your fun day with us on social media! You can post photos of you and the family enjoying the carnival on Facebook or Instagram and remember to tag us! Use #JWPDays so that we can see them!

If you have questions or would like more information, Contact Us so that we can assist you. Likewise, you can explore more upcoming events on our Community Calendar.


JWP Days Schedule of events

Here is an overview of the days events; however, the details are subject to change, but it is our hope this assists in the planning process. Event descriptions and details are below.

  • 9 am JWP`Gravel Grinder
  • 11 am - 8 pm Bearded Tent
  • 2 pm - 5:30 pm Bag a Beard Cornhole Tournament
  • 6 pm - 8 pm Dance Into The Night

Ride Like JWP Bike Race

Saturday, May 21th 9am - 11am 
Can you ride like John Wesley Powell?  Sign up to ride paved and gravel roads around barley fields, stop to set water, put a puzzle together then brave the firehose finish for this legendary 20 mile race. Ride as a team to complete the challenges or solo. Oh yeah, all while one-handed like our namesake John Wesley Powell, ok so this is just a one-handed start!

Registration - 8am - Participants will receive a beard and a t-shirt at the registration table.  Race starts at 9AM Ride or cheer on the riders


Bearded Tent

Saturday, May 21st 11am - 8pm 
Enjoy bourbon and cigars in the manly man tent. We will have manly monologues, grunting and create a ruckus.

Bourbon tastings will be at set times. Get a flight of bourbon and enjoy literary readings at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm.

You can enjoy beer and bourbon at anytime. The bearded tent has a view of the Big Horn Mountains and yard games.


Bag a Beard Cornhole Tournament

Saturday, May 21st 2pm - 5:30pm 
Not into biking?  Then play cornhole with your buddies.  Or, play after you finish the race.  The winning team will receive a one-of-a-kind illustrated JWP cornhole board.


Dance into the Night

Saturday, May 21st 6pm - 8pm 

The community keeps asking for a dance, well now you have got it! Come out with a friend or your favorite partner and dance the night away.

Homesteader Park
East City Limits
Powell WY 82435
Date/Time Information:
Saturday May 21, 2022
8am- 8pm
Contact Information:
Varied cost
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