Top Events and Festivals
Annual Western Spirit Art Show & Sale
Mar 6-Apr 11, 2020. Old West Museum, 4610 N Carey Ave. Over 100 artists from across the Western U.S. with 300 pieces of original Western art, including oil, bronze, pastel, watercolor, ceramic, photography, printmaking, mixed media and pencil pieces. Art sales support year-round arts and education programs at the CFD Old West Museum. oldwestmuseum.org/western-spirit-art-show/ (307) 778-7290
*TBA 2021. Seven days of your favorite restaurants, and the ones you've always wanted to try, offering exceptional pricing on special menu items! Watch the website for participating restaurants and details! (307) 772-7253
Depot Days- Cheyenne Train Weekend
*Postponed. Depot Days takes place at the Cheyenne Depot Sat & Sun, with exhibits and tours of the historic UP roundhouse and WASATCH RR Contractors. The Sherman Hill Model Railroad Show is at the Frontier Park Exhibition Hall, Sat-Sun. A trolley will escort people to and from the steam shop, with departures scheduled every 30 minutes from in front of the Depot. Union Pacific Steam Shop is open for public viewing. (307) 632-3905
Fridays On The Plaza
*Cancelled for 2020. Fridays, June - Aug 2020. 5:30-9:30p. Cheyenne Depot Plaza, 15th & Capitol Ave. Chairs are provided. No pets please. Vendors sell food, soft drinks and beer. (307) 633-3145
*Rescheduled to September 12, 2020. Celebrate Hispanic culture with educational exhibits, games, mariachis, art exhibits, food & craft vendors, piñatas & other kid friendly activities,food, beer, 50/50 raffle, drawings and car show. Live music! Dance performances! Cheyenne Depot Plaza, 15th & Capitol Ave. Free. cheyennehispanicfestival.com
*Rescheduled for Sep 19 & 20, 2020. Bagpipers, clan displays, workshops, dance performances, specialty beers (Guinness, Harp, Smithwicks), scotch tasting, and food & craft vendors. Free. Cheyenne Depot Plaza, 15th & Capitol Ave, and Lions Park, 8th & Dey Aves.
Wyoming Brewers Festival
*TBA 2021. Serving up two days of great fun, good beer and tasty food. More than 75 brews, 30+ regional & national brewers offering specialty beers. Musical entertainment. Beer tokens can be purchased. Designated drivers get discounted entry fees (but no beer tokens). Depot Plaza. (307) 632-3905
TBA, 2021. Lions Park is full of fun things to see and do! Arts & crafts show, rides, live music, games, contests, exhibits, carnival, vendors, live entertainment. 10K/5K run/walk, judo tournament, volleyball tournament. Special Friends Duck Derby at 2p-win a million bucks! 100 show cars on display. Free. Lions Park, 8th and Carey Avenues. (307) 637-6423
4-Ever West Tattoo Festival
TBA, 2021. Inside the Historic Depot. Live tattooing, so get in line! Barber, live music, food and activities! (307) 421-7438
Cheyenne Frontier Days
July 23-Aug 1, 2021. Cheyenne Frontier Days takes place the last full week of July. The world’s largest rodeo includes ten days of rodeo action, parades, pancake breakfasts, the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, and the hottest concert acts. 1-800-22-RODEO
Old Fashioned Melodrama
July 9- Aug 2, 2020. Entertainment for the entire family! Cheer for the hero & boo at the villain. 7p. Atlas Theater, 211 West Lincolnway.
Laramie County Fair
July 28 -Aug 8, 2020. At Laramie County Fair, enjoy livestock competitions, exhibits, demonstrations, Kids Rodeo, and lots of agriculture things to see and do! (307) 633-4670
TBA, 2021. Authentic Greek food, flea market, Greek music and dancing. Friday 5-11 pm, and Saturday 11 am to 8 pm. Authentic Greek food, flea market, Greek music and dancing. Lamb or chicken lunch/dinner both days. Free admission and parking Cheyenne Frontier Days Exhibit Hall, Eighth and Dey Avenues. (307) 635-5929
Annual End of the Trail Kite Festival – Pine Bluffs
Sep 26, 2020. Enjoy watching Semi-Pro Kite Fliers from the American Kitefliers Association and the Rocky Mountain Kite Association. Bring your own to fly! Concessions available. Bring your own comfy outdoor chair! (307) 245-3301
Cheyenne Arts Celebration
Sep TBA. Designed to showcase and celebrate local creativity in all its forms.
Street Railway Ghost Tours
October 15-17, 22-24, 2020. 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. The only chills you'll get is up and down your back as the Trolleys are enclosed and heated. (307) 778-3133
Nov 28, 2020. Downtown on Capitol and Carey Avenues. The parade features more than 100 brightly illuminated floats, horse drawn wagons, bands, antique autos, dancers, performers and colorful marching groups. It lasts over an hour and is considered one of the finest Christmas Parades in the Rocky Mountain area. (307) 638-3388
Tinsel Through Time
Nov 20- Dec 24, 2020. Historic Governors' Mansion. Come see our beautiful Christmas decorations and era themed trees and rooms. Our Mansion is completely decorated - top to bottom - as a Christmas Wonderland! (307) 777-7878
Street Railway Holiday Light Tours
Dec 12-24, 2020. Start at the west end of Frontier Mall, 1400 E Dell Range, and go all around town. The best holiday homes are on display around town, with lots of twinkling lights and lawn decorations. Tickets may be purchased with a credit card at (307) 778-3133.
New Year's Eve Ball Drop
Dec 31, 2020. Depot Plaza, 121 W 15th St. 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 and fireworks.