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2016 WYOMING 2016
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February 14, 2016  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 7-11, 2016  National School Breakfast Week - Nationwide
School Nutrition Association.

March 15, 2016  'AgDay' National Agriculture Day - Nationwide
A day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture.

April 22, 2016  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 8, 2016  MOTHER'S DAY - Nationwide
Most restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.

May 14, 2016  Plant Sale and Garden Festival
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Please come to the Laramie County Master Gardeners’ Garden Festival at the Cheyenne Depot Plaza!  Shop gardening related vendors and choose from vegetables, annual flowers, herbs, houseplants, and hardy perennials, trees and shrubs at our annual Plant Sale.

July 4, 2016  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.

October 10-14, 2016  National School Lunch Week - Nationwide
School Nutrition Association.

November 24, 2016  THANKSGIVING DAY - Nationwide
There are so many events on today they are to numerous to list.

December 10, 2016  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.


2015 WYOMING 2015
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Event

events still waiting for new dates

June 12-13, 2015  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 19-20, 2014  Beer, Brats & Bluegrass Festival - Evanston, Wyoming
The 2015 Beer, Brat and Bluegrass Festival is a two day outdoor concert held at beautiful and historic Depot Square in downtown Evanston, Wyoming on Friday, June 19th from 5pm – 10pm and Saturday, June 20th from noon to 10pm. The festival will feature ten bands of varying musical styles from traditional and progressive bluegrass to newgrass and a little rock and roll.   This fundraiser for Bluegrass Evanston’s Global and Local Educational Initiative provides entertainment for the whole family. Award winning music will fill the air in this beautiful setting on Friday and Saturday. Artist’s, from jewelry makers, to basket weavers and painters, will be selling their wares.  And, of course, there will be food booths to satisfy every taste and a beer and wine alley serving handcrafted microbrews, domestic beers and wine throughout the day.  On Saturday, bring your kids to the Pop, Dogs and Songs KidsFest presented by Young Musicians from 12-6 p.m. This fun festival in a festival for kids will be held in the Depot building and will feature an assortment of fun games, activities and workshops. For $10 your child will be entertained for the entire afternoon in a safe, engaging and educational environment.   The Beer, Brats & Bluegrass Festival admission is $20 per day or $30 for a weekend pass. Admission for students ages 13-18 is $5 per day and for children 0-12, it’s free.

June 19-20, 2015  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 26-28, 2015
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 11, 2015  Laramie Brewfest 2015 - Laramie, Wyoming
July in Wyoming means it’s Brewfest time! Snuggled smack dab in the middle of Jubilee Days, our statehood celebration, Laramie Brewfest is a not-to-be-missed Wyoming event. Come for the day, stay for the weekend and sample a smorgasbord of local and regional brews

July 17-26, 2015  Teton County Fair 2015 - 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 8-15, 2015  Wyoming State Fair - Douglas, Wyoming
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”!

August 14-16, 2015  Cheyenne Kiwanis Ribfest - Cheyenne, Wyoming
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 15, 2015
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 20th 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.


2014 WYOMING 2014
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Event

events still waiting for new dates

October 12-18, 2014  National Bulk Foods Week - Nationwide
The Bulk is Green Council (BIG)


2013 WYOMING 2013
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Event

events still waiting for new dates

June 8, 2013  Union Wireless Peppers on the Plaza Chili Cook-Off
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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
Casper, Wyoming
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.


2012 WYOMING 2012

events still waiting for new dates

July 12-14, 2012  Sheridan WYO Rodeo Boot Kick-Off & BBQ
Sheridan, Wyoming
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.


2011 WYOMING 2011
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Event

events still waiting for new dates

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.


2010 WYOMING 2010

events still waiting for new dates

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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