As the weather warms up and the days get longer, communities across Wyoming are gearing up for a season of festivals, fairs, and concerts. Whether you’re a longtime resident or just visiting the state, these upcoming events are a great way to get out and experience the unique culture and spirit of Wyoming. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the most anticipated community events coming up in the state, and why you won’t want to miss them.
Cheyenne Frontier Days
Held annually in late July, Cheyenne Frontier Days is one of the most iconic and historic events in Wyoming. This 10-day festival celebrates the state’s Western heritage with a full roster of rodeo events, concerts, parades, and more. Highlights include the Grand Parade, the CFD Championship Bull Riding, and the nightly Frontier Nights concerts featuring top country music acts.
Wyoming State Fair
The Wyoming State Fair has been a staple of the state’s summer calendar for over a century, and continues to draw visitors from all over. Held in Douglas, Wyoming, the fair showcases the best of the state’s agriculture, with livestock shows, 4-H competitions, and food contests. There are also carnival rides, live music, and plenty of food vendors serving up classic fair fare.
Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival
If you’re looking for a celebration of arts and culture, the Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival is not to be missed. Held annually in September, this 10-day festival features over 50 events showcasing the best of the region’s art, music, and food. Highlights include gallery walks, live music performances, artist demonstrations, and the Western Design Conference showcasing the best in Western-inspired design.
Big Horn Mountain Festival
For bluegrass and folk music fans, the Big Horn Mountain Festival is a must-see event. Held annually in Buffalo, Wyoming, this festival brings together top musicians from around the country for three days of non-stop music, workshops, and jam sessions. The festival also features a marketplace showcasing local crafts and food vendors serving up tasty treats.
These are just a few of the upcoming community events that are sure to bring excitement and joy to residents and visitors alike in Wyoming. Whether you’re interested in rodeo, art, music, or just soaking up the local culture, there’s something for everyone in these celebrations. So mark your calendars, gather your friends and family, and get ready to experience the best of Wyoming’s community spirit.