As each Cheyenne Frontier Days comes to an end, the most common sentiment seems to be summer is almost over. While it’s true we may have the two thirds of the season behind us, we still have a full month before we shift gears for autumn (not to mention our typical Indian Summer weather of September). Plan to squeeze just a bit more out of your break and make some memories before the kiddos head back to school. See Visit Cheyenne’s Calendar of Events page for ALL the events!
Fridays on the Plaza (Free, all-ages)
Fridays through August, Depot Plaza 5:30-8:30 p.m.
- Aug 16 – The Burroughs with Josh Gonzales Band
- Aug 23 – Tyler Walker Band with My Body Sings Electric
- Aug 30 – Tiffany Pollack & Eric Johanson with Delta Sonics
Free Friday Night Jazz, featuring Jazztet (Free, 21+)
Every Friday Night, Hathaway’s Lounge 7:00-11:00 p.m.
Summer Nights on the Patio, featuring Jalan Crossland ($15, all-ages)
August 15, Cheyenne Botanic Gardents 6:00 p.m.
Cheyenne City Band Concert, “The Big Top” (Free, all-ages)
August 15, Lions Park, William N. Brimmer Amphitheatre 7:00 p.m.
Beatles vs. Elvis – A Musical Showdown ($25-$65, all-ages)
August 17, Cheyenne Civic Center, 7:30 p.m.
EdgeFest, featuring K.Flay and Billy Raffoul (Free, all-ages)
August 24, Civic Commons Park, 5:00-10:00 p.m.
Tuesdays, 3:00-6:00 p.m., Frontier Fashion Mall south of JC Penny's (through Oct 8)
Saturdays, 7:30-12:30 a.m., Cheyenne Depot Plaza (through Oct 5)
Thursdays, 5:30 p.m., Laramie County Fairgrounds at Archer (through Sept 5)
United Way Food Truck Rally (Free, food/drink for purchase)
Friday, Aug 15, 11 a.m., Depot Plaza
Art Uncork'd with Richard Rodriguez ($30-35)
Friday, Aug 15, 5:30 p.m., Old West Museum
Explore the visual style of Local Tone. Local Tone refers to painting in a low light environment, for example, a cloudy day. Our painting will not be a description about the passage of light through light and shadow, but rather a dialogue between tones. Fee includes materials, appetizers, and beverages.
Cathedral Square Food Festival (Free, food/drink for purchase)
Wednesday, Aug 28, 5-8 p.m., St. Mary's Cathedral (Capitol and 20th)
Laramie Community Library (Free)
From Pokémon tournaments to guided star gazing, swing dance lessons to yoga classes with your little one, the library has something for EVERYONE.
Cowboy City Food Tours ($55)
A guide takes you through a series of curated stops showcasing favorite appetizers, alcoholic beverages, entrees and desserts at the best restaurants in Cheyenne. Walking allows you to focus on a specific area of the city while getting to know local history and your fellow tour-goers. 2.5 hours. Hours vary.
Terry Bison Ranch (Free, activities at an additional cost)
A working ranch, just minutes from home. Horseback rides, bison trains (where you can feed the bison from your hand!), and a menagerie of animals, both live and sculpted. Hours vary.
Intermountain Speedway ($5-25)
Saturday Night Racing- Pit gate opens at noon, hot lapping begins at 1p.m., front gate opens at 3p.m., racing at 6p.m. (through Oct 5).
Horse Drawn Carriage Rides (Free)
Weather permitting. Twenty- to thirty-minute rides begin at Capitol & Lincolnway. Tips appreciated. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, weather permitting.
See a model railroad layout and learn about the club. Frontier Mall, across from Chic-Fil-A. Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cheyenne Ice and Events Center (Price varies)
Laser tag, bumper cars, skating, miniature golf, and more! With both indoor and outdoor options, rain doesn’t have to ruin your fun. Mon-Thurs, noon-5 p.m., Fri-Sat, noon-8 p.m.
Cheyenne Aquatics Center (Price varies)
Burn off some energy at the Aquatics Center – diving boards, water slides, a climbing wall, a lazy river… kids and adults are sure to come home tired and happy after an afternoon at the pool!