Wyoming Summer Events You Need To Attend
If there ever were a perfect excuse to pack up the car and head to Wyoming for a long weekend, this year's summer events are totally it. Ranging from brewfests to state fairs, rodeos to music festivals, Wyoming summer events have so much to see and do under those big blue Wyoming summer skies. Treat you and your family to a delightfully Western escape with plenty of entertainment and good memories to go around (for you AND the kids.). Don't miss any one of these upcoming summer events: Cody Nite Rodeo - Every night from June 1st through August 31st Cody Catch the longest running nightly rodeo in the WORLD every night in Cody from 8:00pm to 10:00pm. You'll see some of the best professional cowboys in action, complete with tons of that authentic Western flare you crave. Tickets are always available and can be purchased at several downtown locations. Woodchoppers Jamboree and Rodeo - June 20 - 21st Encampment For over 50 years, the wood chips have been flyin' at this unique event. Every Father's Day weekend, loggers come from all over the country to compete for the title of Rocky Mountain Champion Lumberjack. Using power saws, axes and hard saws, men and women will race to chop, saw, and cut down trees at the fastest time possible. You'll also check out some good ole' fashioned cowboy action with bull and bronc riding in the afternoon. Check out the parade at 9:00 am on Saturday, and don't miss the barbecue lunch both days . Flaming Gorge Days - June 25 - 27th Green River Don't miss Southwest Wyoming's "weekend of fun"! Flaming Gorge days is a two-day, jam-packed weekend of concerts with big-name rock and country artists , a parade, family fun glow run, 3 on 3 basketball, 4 on 4 volleyball, dodgeball, a golf tournament and much more. Make a point to bring the kids--there will be an inflatable 24 foot slide, magic, shows and music performances specifically for the little guys. Laramie Brew Fest - July 11th Laramie There's something pretty perfect about taking the energy of a Wyoming college town, gorgeous summer weather, live music and delicious brews and combine them into one perfect event. Breweries from around the region will compete in various categories including: hops, german, summer and specialty ingredients. Grab your friends and don't miss what is sure to be a great time. 1838 Mountain Man Rendezvouz - June 29-July 3rd Riverton If you're looking for a way to experience Wyoming's past in an authentic and entertaining way, this is it. The Riverton Rendezvous is the only Rendezvous re-enactment located on the original historic site. Walk in the same footsteps of Jim Bridger and Kit Carson, and watch old fashioned black powerder shoots, tomahawk and knife competitions and walk Traders Row. Learn about the history of the 1838 Mountain Man Rendezvous before you go. Big Horn Mountain Festival - July 10 - 12th Buffalo Enjoy a wide variety of live music ranging from Acoustic, Americana, Folk, Old-Timey, Bluegrass, and Traditional. You'll enjoy three great days of stage performances, workshops and contests with great food, craft and domestic beers, dancing and more. Bring your RV or your tent to best experience the Buffalo area., or stay downtown in one of the city's historic hotels. Cheyenne Frontier Days - July 17 - 26 Cheyenne Don't miss Cheyenne's premier event: the daddy of 'em all! The world's largest outdoor rodeo is jam-packed with rodeo action (wild horse races, steer roping, barrel racing, bronc riding and more), free pancake breakfasts, an air show, parade, and a carnival--but that's only scratching the surface. There's a ton to see and do during Cheyenne Frontier Days, whether you stay in town for the action or venture outside of Cheyenne's city limits for bit of Wyoming'as more rustic, remote flare, you're sure to have a good time. Check out our list of free things to do this year at Cheyenne Frontier Days. Wyoming's Big Show - July 26 - August 2nd Rock Springs Each summer Wyoming's Big Show draws folks from hundreds of miles to Sweetwater County. The Big Show delivers fun for the whole family with rodeo action, carnival rides, a wide variety of delicious dining options, evening concerts and 4-H livestock exhibits. Make a point to spend a couple days exploring the sand dunes, Boars Tusk, the White Mountain Petroglyphs and the other sights in the area too. Explore all of Wyoming's upcoming summer events at travelwyoming.com/events Which events will you be attending this year?