Allocate time for family travel in Cheyenne, Wyoming, this year, as the city hosts many festivals and events for visitors of all ages. Here are 10 events happening in Cheyenne in 2023:
This May, Depot Days celebrates the history of the United States’ railroad capital, highlighting local attractions and festivities. This two-day event features speakers throughout Cheyenne Depot Museum, train displays and train rides, as well as local attractions like the world’s largest steam locomotive, train shows and more.
This fan favorite celebrates its 116th anniversary with live music and entertainment, livestock entertainment, a kids’ rodeo, pig wrestling, mutton busting, truck and tractor pulls, demo derby, agricultural activities and more.
This September, visit one of Cheyenne’s most popular and longest-running festivals. Taste authentic Greek food, wander through the flea market, enjoy Greek music and dancing, and more.
Honoring the city’s western roots at the world’s largest outdoor rodeo, Cheyenne Frontier Days returns for its 127thannual season. This 10-day event includes a PRCA tournament-style rodeo, USAF Thunderbirds, parades, pancake breakfasts, Western Art Show, carnival, Old West Museum, live concerts and immersive experiences with the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho indigenous tribes.
Also in September, Cheyenne Hispanic Festival celebrates various Hispanic cultures in the community, including Colombian, Peruvian, Cuban, Honduran, Guatemalan and other cultures. Featuring educational and cultural exhibits, food and craft vendors, art exhibits, live music and dance performances, this event works to remove cultural barriers through education, understanding and celebration.
The 18th annual Cheyenne Celtic Festival, June 10–11, celebrates Scottish heritage, complete with a full course of Bison Classic Highland games. Live music, dance performances, local craft and food vendors, and more await.
Sept. 30 sees the End of the Trail Kite Festival, where amateur and professional kite flyers join for an afternoon of high-flying kites, local craft and food vendor markets, live entertainment and interactive programs on all things kites.
Get into the spirit for Halloween with this spooky trolley, where passengers learn about the haunted history and ghost activity present throughout the city. Tours run through the month of October.
Running June 9 and 30, July 7 and 14, Aug. 25 and Sept. 8, this year’s Hell on Wheels Rodeo & Chuck Wagon Dinner Series features slow-cooked, local fare from 3LazyR Chuck Wagon. Wyoming’s fiercest competitors make an appearance before showcasing rodeo talent, with everything from bull riding to riding bareback to breakaway roping.
Downtown Cheyenne transforms into a winter wonderland with Old West Holiday, in which Santa’s favorite workshops emerge. Other seasonal features include the Old West Holiday Pony Express Stop, Mrs. Claus’ cookies and Santa’s Saloon. A Christmas parade and other holiday festivities also comprise this winter event.
It’s time to start dreaming of your next family trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through these pies from around the world, and maybe you’ll be inspired to take that next trip for a delicious slice.
Filled with hidden treasures waiting to be discovered, Seoul invites travelers to unearth its many gems, and Seoul Tourism Organization is here to help travelers do just that. Through thoughtfully created initiatives like the Theme Tourism County Competition, Seoul Tourism Organization works closely with local districts to identify and showcase what makes each district unique and charming in all seasons.
Trying to plan a multigen trip? You may anticipate trouble finding a travel destination, activities and more to appeal to every member of your crew. However, a new report from Hilton found there are certain experiences all travelers want right now, regardless of generation.
With the holiday season upon us, resorts all over the world pull out all the stops to bring the joy of the holidays to family travelers of all ages. Here are five more resorts to check out this holiday season:
United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.
When searching for unique gifts for family travelers, Etsy is a good place to begin. A marketplace of online shops owned by craftspeople and collectors, Etsy is filled with handcrafted works in all mediums, often one-of-a-kind or custom-made. It’s like an open studio, a place to share the latest creations directly to people who appreciate handcrafted things.