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February 14, 2017
VALENTINE'S DAY - Nationwide
Most of the more than 1/2 million restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.
March 6-10, 2017
National School Breakfast Week
School Nutrition Association.
March 21, 2017 'AgDay' National Agriculture Day - Nationwide
A day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture.
April 22, 2017 Earth Day - Worldwide
Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 22,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify and mobilize the environmental movement. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.
May 14, 2017 MOTHER'S DAY - Nationwide
Most restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.
May 20, 2017 Plant Sale and Garden Festival - Cheyenne, Wyoming
Please come to the Laramie County Master Gardeners’ Garden Festival at our new location at the Archer Complex! Shop gardening related vendors and choose from vegetables, annual flowers, herbs, houseplants, and hardy perennials, trees and shrubs at our annual Plant Sale.
June 9-10, 2017 Lander Brew Fest - Lander, Wyoming
A celebration of a lot of great things in life: Lander, Wyoming, the finest brews from the best breweries in the Rocky Mountain West, foot stompin' music and the best time of year, summer! Be sure to bring your appetite because there'll be burgers, brats, pizza and lots more to keep your energy up for the day!
June 16-17, 2017 Wyoming Brewers Festival - Cheyenne, Wyoming
The Wyoming Brewers Festival will be serving up two days of great fun, good beer and tasty food. The festival returns to the Cheyenne Depot Plaza this year. The home brew competition is back!
June 23-25, 2017 Alpine Mountain Days - Alpine, Wyoming
Fine Arts & Craft Show, Commercial Booths, Food Vendors, Chili Cook-off, Pioneer Village, Children Activities, Horseshoe Tournament, Musical Entertainment, Raffles and door prize
July 4, 2017 4TH OF JULY - Nationwide
There are so many events on this day that they are too numerous to list. Virtually every community in the U.S. has a 4th of July celebration.
July 15, 2017 Laramie Brewfest - Laramie, Wyoming
Laramie Brewfest is Wyoming’s only professionally judged microbrew competition. This year, breweries from around the region will compete in the categories of Hops, Wheat, and German.
July 21-30, 2017 Teton County Fair - Jackson, Wyoming
The Teton County Fair is a popular summer attraction and community event! This year the fair will host Frazier Carnival, a water park, petting zoo, kid shows, 4-H animals and events, numerous vendors, fair food and free entertainment including hypnotists, musicians and puppetiers just to name a few. The Teton County Fair is always held the last full week in July.
August 12-19, 2017
Wyoming State Fair
A lot has changed since 1905. It’s 4-H or FFA now, with the activities being participated in by boys and girls of all ages—learning to do things better and having had the opportunities to provide a solid foundation on which to base future learning. Competition in 4-H and FFA is always tough, and justly so, as competition provides the youth of Wyoming the incentive to work harder and to learn more. Education is a part of the Wyoming State Fair, “The Show Window of Wyoming”!
October 9-13, 2017 National School Lunch Week - Nationwide
School Nutrition Association.
November 23, 2017 - THANKSGIVING DAY - Nationwide
There are so many events on today they are to numerous to list.
December 10, 2017 - Terra Madre Day - Worldwide
A worldwide celebration of local food held every year on December 10. Through hundreds of diverse and unique events across the globe, together we show that a global food revolution grows from local roots.
June 17-18, 2016 - Beer, Brats & Bluegrass Festival
Two days of great Music, good beer and tasty food. Historic Cheyenne Depot Square.
August 12-14, 2016 - Cheyenne Kiwanis Ribfest
There will be three days of ribs, "best rib competition", rib cooks from around the country, live music everyday, fun for kids, motorcycle & car shows! Held at the Cheyenne Depot Museum Plaza.
August 20, 2016 Steinley Cup Microbrew Festival - Chili Cook-Off Competition - Saratoga, Wyoming
Bring Your Crew & Stay for the Brew" Held on the 3rd full weekend of August. The annual microbrewery competition brings together the top professional microbreweries in Wyoming in search of the coveted Saratoga Steinley Cup and is Wyoming’s official state microbrewery competition. Live music, and great eats, including a chili cook-off and root beer tasting, complete the event Fun for the whole family. Held rain or shine, the cost is $25 per person. Attendees will receive a mug and ballots to vote for People's Choice. Since 1995, this competition brings together the top professional microbreweries in Wyoming in search of the coveted Saratoga Steinley Cup and is Wyoming’s official state microbrewery competition. Live music and a chili competition and tasting to complete the event.
October 12-18, 2014 National Bulk Foods Week - Nationwide
The Bulk is Green Council (BIG)
June 8, 2013 Union Wireless Peppers on the Plaza Chili Cook-Off
Come on down and show us your skills in the red, green, and salsa categories as folks from far and near come to show off their recipes. Live music, Chili and Salsa tasting, Chili Roasters, Pepper Eating Contest, etc.
August 17, 2013 10th Annual Taste of Wyoming Celebrity Chef Cook-off
The National Historic Trails Center Foundation's annual Taste of Wyoming Celebrity Chef Cook-off has become one of Casper's premier fundraising events. Taking place on Saturday, August 17 at 6pm. it will be held in a tent outside the Trails Center, which features fabulous panoramic views of the city. Guests will enjoy a fun evening of spirits, culinary delights courtesy of Casper's finest chefs, live entertainment and fabulous silent and live auction items.
July 12-14, 2012 Sheridan WYO Rodeo Boot Kick-Off & BBQ
This event has grown to be, well, too big for its boots! Fun for the entire family, with prizes awarded to the furthest boots kicked.
July 14, 2012 4th Annual Boomerang Chili Cook-Off - Laramie, Wyoming
Held in downtown Laramie. Awards for People's Choice, Showmanship, Best Green Chili and Best Red Chili. Benefits the Ray Cancer Center & Hospice of Laramie.
September 9, 2012 Taste of the Tetons - Jackson, Wyoming
Valley chefs, restaurants and caterers put their best culinary work on display for sampling. Also enjoy a wine tasting, silent auction, and "Pickin' in the Park" musical entertainment by the Jackson Hole Cowboy Jubilee while you're enjoying culinary creations.
June 17-Aug 19, 2011 Chuck Wagon Dinner and Show - Dubois, Wyoming
Circle up--chuck wagon dinner and show held at the preserved 1872 homestead cabin in downtown Dubois. Held every Monday & Thursday evening beginning June 17 and running through August 19.
April 24, 2010 Taste of Thermopolis - Thermopolis, Wyoming
This year we will not be having the Wine Tasting, instead, we will have entertainment, cash bar and food specially made with ingredients from Thermopolis and the Big Horn Basin by Incredible Edibles of Thermopolis.
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