Top Events and Festivals

Annual Western Spirit Art Show & Sale 
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. (307) 778-7290 

Restaurant Week
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

Fridays On The Plaza
Fridays, June - Aug. 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  

Celtic Festival 
Bagpipers, Highlander Celtic Games, 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. (307) 632-3905

Wyoming Brewers Festival 
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

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  

Annual Sherman Hill Train Show
Event Center at Archer, 3801 Archer Parkway. Activities for the entire family including a riding train for kids, a Kid’s Korner, operating model train layouts, and vendors with a variety of model and prototypical railroad wares and food. Saturday 9am - 5pm/ Sunday 10am- 3pm. Plenty of free parking. 

Culture X
Inside the Historic Depot, live tattooing, barber, live music, food and activities! Around town, graffiti artists (The Paintslingers) work on murals to watch in real time. Various locations. (307) 421-7438

Cheyenne Frontier Days 
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
Entertainment for the entire family!  Cheer for the hero & boo at the villain. Atlas Theater, 211 West Lincolnway. (307) 638-6543  

Laramie County Fair
At Laramie County Fair, enjoy livestock competitions, exhibits, demonstrations, Kids Rodeo, and  lots of agriculture things to see and do! (307) 633-4670

Greek Festival 
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
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

Hispanic Festival
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.  

Street Railway Ghost Tours  
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in October and Halloween. 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

Christmas Parade
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
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
The best holiday homes are on display around town, with lots of twinkling lights and lawn decorations. Start at Depot Plaza, 121 W/ 15th St., and go all around town. Tickets may be purchased with a credit card at (307) 778-3133.

Old West Holiday
Downtown Cheyenne transforms into a Western Winter Wonderland with Santa's favorite stops open to the public. Who may run into the Big Guy himself! Visit the Pony Express to stop and drop off your wish-lists, his Workshop and Stables, and Mrs. Claus' Cookie Shop...even drop in on St. Nick and tell him exactly what you'd like for Christmas!

New Year's Eve Ball Drop   
A fully lit ball is suspended 75 feet in the air and drops at midnight. While waiting for the New Year, people gather and fill the air with sounds of Auld Lang Syne and fireworks.
(307) 778-3133