Have Fun in Cheyenne on the Weekends
Spring and Summer are great times to visit Cheyenne. There's always something to do and great things to see.
Cheyenne has fun festivals that celebrate everything from great cultures to holidays, concerts from top recording artists and world-class musicians, to sporting events that include rodeo, roller derby, baseball and football. Find out what's going on all the time in Cheyenne at our Calendar of Events.
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Things get wildly romantic with the Little Theater's the Best Little Whorehouse, on stage Oct 10 and 11. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is a musical loosely based on true events that took place in the little town of LaGrange, Texas, and their local house of ill repute: The Chicken Ranch. Brought to the stage by the Cheyenne Little Theatre players. Get more information here.
Romance is in the air Oct 10 when the Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra performs The Romantic Road with guest artist Keenan Reesor on piano. Featured pieces include Mozart’s “Divertimento in F major,” Haydn’s “Symphony No. 92 ‘Oxford’” and Beethoven’s “Piano Concerto No. 5.” Get all the details here.
It's all about taming legendary beasts when Disney's Beauty and the Beast dance onto the stage October 16 and the Shawn Dubie Memorial Rodeo brings hundreds of college cowboys to town for a three-day competition October 17-19. Get information on the event here.
The ghosts run wild during Halloween and you can find them when the trolleys take you on a Haunted History Tour October 29. And you get to dress up and play along when the Rocky Horror Picture Show plays October 31 and November 1. It's the 20th Anniversary of the Ghost Trolley Tours as they illuminate the spirits of the wild and wooly cowboys and Indians who once inhabited the vast prairie. Expect numerous bumps in the night as the Trolley travels through the haunted highways and paranormal passages of Cheyenne. Hear chilling tales of our local haunts. You are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes to help you ramp up the fun. Find out how to get tickets and more here.
October 31-November 2
The Rocky Horror Picture Show is the weird and wonderful story of newly engaged couple Brad and Janet when they encounter a problem with their car, only to find real problems in the castle of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. Come ready to get drenched as audience participation is expected. Halloween fun is right here.
The Cheyenne Stampede take on the Colorado Jr. Eagles in a fast-paced hockey game.
Cheyenne Little Theater players present Moonlights & Magnolias about the writing of Gone with the Wind.
The Historic Governor’s Mansion prsents their popular Holiday Tours. Step back into time to enjoy holiday traditions, historic decorations, and more! Join the Mansion for the Opening Reception, November 21, from 4-8p. Entertainment and refreshments will be part of the magical evening.
This busy weekend after Thanksgiving features a Christmas parade and an Arts and Crafts festival. Host of this fun event is Kris Kringle himself.
Catch Cirque de Soleil in their Christmas pageant on Thursday and then, just to spice things up, see a hockey game Friday and return to civility with a Holiday High Tea on Saturday.
The Hemi Lighted Forest Of Hope features thousands of lights, hay rides and train rides. The Cheyenne Little Theater Players present Miracle on 34th Street and the heyenne Symphony Orchestra performs Home for the Holidays.
The Street Railway Holiday Light Tours travel by the best holiday homes in town.
The New Year’s Eve Ball Drop features a fully lit ball is suspended 75 feet in the air and drops at midnight. While waiting for the New Year, people gather in the Depot Plaza to enjoy music. Then, when the ball drops, the plaza fills with sounds of Auld Lang Syne, a laser show, and fireworks. Downtown businesses and nightlife spots get involved to enhance the evening for all who come.
Historic Plains Hotel Special Weekend Rate
Get 20% off a two-night weekend stay at the Historic Plains Hotel, 1600 Central Ave. Make reservations at (307) 638-3311.