Meeteetse Museums encourages everyone to join renowned archaeologist Dr. Larry Todd in June for a fun and educational tour to Legend Rock State Petroglyph Site, about 37 miles south of Meeteetse. Legend Rock is “one of the oldest and best examples of the Dinwoody rock art in the world” where the public can view nearly 300 individual petroglyphs created up to 10,000 years ago. The tour is led by Dr. Todd, who is Professor Emeritus at Colorado State University and a Research Fellow in Anthropology at the University of Texas, Austin. Participants meet at Meeteetse Museums by 8:30 a.m. to sign the event registration form. The tour begins on site at 10 a.m. Participants usually drive themselves to the tour site; however, car-pooling is encouraged. Legend Rock is easily accessed by cars, campers, motor homes, and vehicles pulling trailers. Participants are asked to bring their own lunches and drinks.
Pow wow begins at noon each day. Dancers, drum groups, and artists from Northern Plains tribes gather to celebrate their vibrant cultural traditions and histories. Dance categories include traditional, jingle dress, fancy, grass, team dancing, tiny tots, and chicken dance. Men, women, teens, and children compete in various age groups for more than $25,000 in prizes. The Learning Tipi is a popular educational program that invites visitors to discover the traditions of powwow.
Featuring 60+ Breweries and over 220+Beers. Unlimited 7oz samples from world class breweries. Some rare/limited beers available. Live music and food vendors available. Proceeds are donated to local charities.
Enjoy a variety of activities and entertainment including a hike down the “old dam road” for a view below the dam, a kids' hike and lunch available. All activities are free to the public
Dan Miller's Cowboy Music Revue is celebrating its fifteenth season of entertainment in Cody, Wyoming. Over 160,000 visitors from around the world have made this show a part of their Wyoming vacation experience.The Dan Miller Cowboy Music Revue will be partnering with the Irma Hotel this year for our dinner/show package offering. We are moving our venue to 1131 12th Street, in the heart of downtown Cody, right next door to the historic Irma Hotel.Tickets for our show (which has moved back to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday) are just $17, with discounts for seniors, military, and tour groups. A further discount is available for a package that includes a prime rib/seafood buffet at the Irma. That package is just $37 for individuals, or $35 per person for groups of 15 or more.
Join us this Father's Day week and weekend in Ralston, Wyoming for an unforgettable time at our 21st annual Jake Clark's Mule Days. As you know, mules are in great popularity. Come watch America's Finest mules as they participate in mounted shooting, team sorting, team roping, barrel racing, ranch mule, trail course, and other competitions. Sign up and bring your own mule for one of America's Finest Mule Clinicians then ride in the parade and enter up in all other events as well. You won't want to miss the all mule rodeo, dinner, and dance! Fun for all ages! We are most popular for our Select Saddle Mule Auction. Our popular auction has become known as the Nation's Finest Select Saddle Mule Sale. We will be posting more specialized info on all weekly events soon. See you at Mule Days!
The great agate roundup, hosted by the WY State Mineral & Gem Society, Cody 59ers Rock Club, and Shoshone Rock Club.
Demonstrations & Displays.
Multi-State Dealers with beads, jewelry, fossils, gems, minerals.
You have heard the name,
you have read the stories,
now see the
Legend of Buffalo Bill Cody
come to life with dancing, singing, music, and humor.
The Wild West has always been unpredictable and unexpected. This show is no exception.
Whether you are a young buckaroo or an old timer, a local or someone "not from around these here parts"; you will be entertained by:
action, romance, humor, perils, fights, toe tappn', hoots & hollers, and of course DANCING and SINGING!
Rocky Mountain Dance Theatre is proud to present award winning "Wild West Spectacular"! This original live musical is currently offered on select days for 6 weeks during the summer at the historic downtown Cody Theatre, located on Sheridan Avenue.
Grab some popcorn, soda, and other treats at the concessions before taking a seat.
You'll meet Annie Oakley, "Wild Bill" Hickok, Frank Butler, sharp shooters, can-can girls, and more as Buffalo Bill Cody's dream of becoming the WORLDS greatest showman to ever live, comes to life. Our dancers, musicians, and actors are certain to entertain you with the fascinating true story of Buffalo Bill Cody, our towns namesake; and well known songs from Broadway musicals.
ONE NIGHT ONLY! The Cody Stampede in conjunction with the Park County Travel Council, Yellowstone Park, and Wyoming Travel & Tourism Division invite you to watch the PRCA's top 40 bullriders matched against the PRCA's best bucking bulls to compete for well over $15,000 in cash. Enjoy the added excitement of the Wrangler Bullfighters Only.
Gates will open at 6:00 p.m. so come early and get your photo taken on Mongo the Bull and meet the clowns & bullfighters.
The Cody Stampede is held July 2, 3 and 4. This is Cody's major event with rodeos, parades, entertainment, street dance, art and craft show, fireworks.
5K and 10K runs and a 5K walk. A fun and healthy way to start the holiday! All ages welcome. Prizes are awarded to the first place male and female finishers overall for the 5K walk and for each age group in the 5K and 10K runs.
This tour of the historic Double Dee Guest Ranch is led by staff of the Meeteetse Museums, Byron Bennett (whose family owned the property at one time), and Doug Johnston of the US Forest Service. Camille Anderson will also speak about her great grandfather, Carl Dunrud, who created the guest ranch. In addition, there will be a special appearance by “Amelia Earhart” (who stayed at the ranch in 1934), as well as a musical performance by “Miss V, the Gypsy Cowbelle!” High clearance vehicles are required. Car-pooling is available, but NOT guaranteed. The tour leaves the museum at 9:00 am and begins on site at 10:30. A side-trip to Kirwin on your own may be possible depending on the river level. This tour is free.
This annual event sees former incarcerees and their descendants return to the site where they were unjustly imprisoned during World War II for a weekend of recollecting, processing, and of opening up new dialogues. This event not only brings former incarcerees back, but provides an opportunity for locals to engage with this group of people, and to learn more about this tragic story. Activities include film screenings, educational sessions, multi-generational discussions, speakers, performers, and tours around the national historic landmark site with former incarcerees who were confined at Heart Mountain during the war. For more history, please visit their website: www.heartmountain.org.
A morning of fun at the Yellowstone Regional Airport. This event includes a breakfast, pilot competitions, free aircraft rides for the kids, static displays and a free BBQ. Hosted by Choice Aviation.
This tour of the legendary ghost mining town of Kirwin is led by staff of the Meeteetse Museums, Shoshone National Forest, and others. Included is the exciting “River Ecosystem Tour” led by Ecologist Kassy Skeen of the US Forest Service. In addition, geologist Lynn Sessions will offer a presentation on the geology of the area and museum staff will explain the rich history of the site. Re-enactors portraying historical characters from Kirwin will also be part of this year's event. The tour also permits a side trip to the remnants of the “Amelia Earhart summer cabin” where the aviatrix planned to live had she survived. High clearance vehicles are required. Limited car-pooling is available, but NOT guaranteed. The tour leaves the museum at 8:30 a.m. and begins on site at 10:30 a.m. The River Ecology Tour begins after the presentations. Admission is free.