CELEBRATE THE SPIRIT OF THE AMERICAN WEST
The history of the world’s largest outdoor rodeo and western celebration comes alive at the Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Old West Museum. A premier cultural and historical center in Southeast Wyoming, the CFD Old West Museum offers year-round programming, exhibits and activities that celebrate the heritage and pioneer spirit of the American West and the thrilling history of the world’s first extreme sport. In addition to exhibiting the rich history of the “Daddy of ’em All,” ® the Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Old West Museum also features some of the most intriguing western artifacts in the region, including one of the most extensive collections of carriages on display in the CFD Old West Museum that chronicle the colorful pioneer history of Cheyenne and the expansion of the American West. A variety of cultural programs throughout the year also allow visitors of all ages to step back in time and experience Cheyenne’s history. Let the kids explore the interactive children’s gallery and visit the museum store for western gifts and rodeo souvenirs. From the spectacular first-class western art of the annual Western Art Show and Sale to the old-fashioned family fun at the annual Kids Cowboy Festival, the Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Old West Museum will transport you to the great adventure of the American West.
The Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum is located in the Northeast corner of Frontier Park at 4610 N. Carey Avenue, in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
2015 Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame
The votes are in and it’s time to celebrate Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame Class of 2015 Inductees! The induction ceremony will take place Friday, September 11th at 5:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn and includes appetizers and dinner. Tickets are just $45, please call us at (307) 778-7290 to make your reservations today.
Class of 2015 Inductees
Dr. Norman Swanson
Spiro ‘Sam’ Contos
W.E. Dinneen Family
Cheyenne Frontier Days plays such an important role in the community and it’s time to honor those that have helped make it what it is today – The Daddy of ‘em All®. Call the Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Old West Museum at (307) 778-7290 for more information.
Honky Tonk Nights!
The Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum invites you to our annual gala on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at the Cheyenne Holiday Inn. Think Urban Cowboy and get your 1980’s on. Have fun line dancing and grooving to your favorite honky-tonk hits! There will be a silent auction, western dinner and raffle prizes. We encourage everyone to gear up in your awesome 1980’s country wear, you could even win a prize for the ugliest Western shirt and bring your dancing shoes for the dance contest! “The movie “Urban Cowboy” set attendance records at theaters all over the world. It’s lead player, John Travolta, attained stardom. The public flocked to (Cheyenne Frontier Day) rodeos after its release in 1980. Attired in pink cowboy hats festooned with fluffy feathers, the crowds fueled clinking cash registers …” Shirley Flynn, “Let’s Go, Let’s Show, Let’s Rodeo” Museum’s annual gala benefits the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum and its’ year round programming. Seating is limited so make your reservations today! (307) 778-7290 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org What do the proceeds support?
- Cultural programs highlighting Cheyenne’s vibrant history.
- Preservation of our collections including textiles and carriages.
- New and exciting exhibits, like the newly renovated Cheyenne Frontier Days History Exhibit.
- Education programs customized to Cheyenne’s local school children.
- Museum programming through the calendar year including workshops, seminars and camps.
- Visiting and temporary exhibits at the museum.