Special Events



Veterans Tribute

Each year the encampment features a tribute to veterans at the Fiddlers’ Stage. Old West Trio led the 2023 tribute on Saturday, November 11th.  Kristyn Harris started out with the Star Spangled Banner follwed by songs from the Old West Trio and stories and testimonials from our veterans.

To our future, current and past miltary members; we will forever honor you and be grateful for your service to this country.

Hootenanny Breakfast

The Longstreet Inn provided a special breakfast buffet on Friday, Nov 10th as a fundraiser for our scholarship program.

Thanks to all those that attended, Longstreet Inn donated $250 to benefit the Death Valley ’49ers scholarship program, which has been providing four-year academic scholarships to eligible students in the Death Valley region for over 40 years.

Death Valley National Park Service


Death Valley ’49ers

MOU signng for a continued partnership over the next five years

The Death Valley National Park Permits Office is proud to announce that on November 9, 2023, DEVA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Death Valley 49ers (49ers). The MOU officially reinforces the relationship between the 49ers and the park and grants the 49ers access to certain park facilities for community engagement and fundraising events, including the annual fall Encampment. The MOU was signed by Death Valley 49ers President Robert Whipple, and Death Valley National Park Superintendent Mike Reynolds. DEVA looks forward to many future 49ers activities within the park and in gateway communities.