Holiday Magic, Santa, Christmas Classic 5K and So Much More Happening This Weekend!

Holiday Magic, Santa, Christmas Classic 5K and So Much More Happening This Weekend!

A Christmas Story - Atlas Theatre

December 8-10, 15-17, 2023 / $12-$58

Humorist Jean Shepherd's memoir of growing up in the Midwest in the 1940s follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas. Dinner theater dates: December 2, 8, 9, 15, and 16. Dinner seating is at 6pm. 

Brian Brooks & The Incorrigibles - Outlaw Saloon

December 8-9, 2023 / 8:30pm to 12:00am / $5

Live music at the Outlaw!

Conservatory of Lights - Cheyenne Botanic Gardens

December 8, 13, 15, 19, 21, 26, 28, January 3 & 5 / 5:00pm- 7:00pm

Join us at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens for our Conservatory of lights. Be transported into the magical world of the Nutcracker. Three grand trees will adorn our main lobby where the Rat King and the Nutcracker will greet you. Experience the dream-like candy land in the Grand Conservatory where you will search for items on our scavenger hunt. Each floor will have a theme for you to enjoy.

A Victorian Christmas Tea - RX Tea Time

11-27 through 12-17, 2023 / 11:00am to 4:00pm / $30 Per Person

A Victorian Christmas Tea, open 7 Days a week.

Tinsel Through Time - Historic Governor's Mansion

November 25, 2023 - December 23, 2023 /9:00am to 5:00pm / Free

Take a step back in time to see various holiday decorations through various eras all focused around this years’ theme: “Holly Jolly Christmas.” Not only will the mansion be decorated, we have programs for all ages taking place all through December! From children’s teas to live music to holiday movie nights, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Check the website for specific details. 

Laramie County's Spirit of Giving Coat Drive - Laramie County Fair Complex at Archer

December 2-16, 2023 / 8:00am to 8:00pm

Spread the warmth this winter by donating new or gently used coats, winter hats, gloves and boots for those in need. The Laramie County Events Department is hosting its annual Coat Drive during the month of December. Your generous donations will benefit the youth in the Laramie County School Districts. Bring your donations to the lobby of the Event Center at Archer, 3801 Archer Parkway.

Holiday Magic - Cheyenne Civic Center

December 9, 2023 / 7:30pm / $12-$53

Ring in the season with a Cheyenne tradition featuring All-City Children’s Chorus, Cheyenne Chamber Singers & En Avant Dance Studio. Featuring Guest Conductor Scott O’Neil. Presented by HF Sinclair. Season Sponsors: Ken Garff Toyota and the Cheyenne Civic Center

A Christmas Celebration - Laramie County Library

December 9, 2023 / 2:00pm to 3:30pm / Free

Do you enjoy a capella music? Join us for a family event in the barbershop style! We’ll be in the Cottonwood Room. Refreshments will be provided.

Breakfast with Santa - Laramie County's Spirit of Giving - Complex at Archer

December 9, 2023 / 8:30am to 11:00am/ Free with Registration

Join Santa for a catered breakfast. Enjoy holiday music and a festive atmosphere. We will have a photographer on hand to snap a photo of your child and Santa. You are also welcome to bring a camera. Event is open to all ages. An adult must accompany children to the event. This event is limited to 500 people. Registration is required. Registration for breakfast opens at 10:00 AM on Friday, December 1st.

Cowboy Christmas Market 2023 - Archer Event Center

December 9-10, 2023 / 10am - 4pm Saturday, 10am -3pm Sunday

Discover a thrilling two-day shopping extravaganza featuring an extensive array of handcrafted delights from 200+ vendors and artisans. Bring the whole family and get pictures with Santa and his old-fashioned red truck! 

Christmas Classic 5k - Lions Park

December 9, 2023 / 9:00am to 11:00am / $25 till Nov. 30th, $30 after that

This wonderfully festive Christmas themed race is definitely a local favorite!! The course is mostly flat, but has a hill about 1.5 - 2 miles into the race. There are prize opportunities for the guys that beat our Santa runner and for the ladies that beat our Mrs. Claus runner!! Tie our little jingles on your shoes and dress up in a holiday costume, or just come enjoy the fun!!

Dickens Holiday Tea - Nagle-Warren Mansion

November 18, 2023 - December 16, 2023 / 1:00pm to 3:00am / $30

Enjoy high tea at The Duchess of Cheyenne. Ages 12+. 

Face Vocal Band- Holiday Show - The Lincoln Cheyenne

December 9, 2023 / 7:30pm to 9:30pm / $20-$35

Face Vocal Band blends modern popular tunes with complex harmonies, brilliant beatboxing, and superb singing to take their audience on a musical journey.

Old West Holiday

December 9, 2023 / 10:00am to 4:00pm / Free

Downtown becomes a magical wonderland. Visit Santa, meet Santa's horses, write a letter to the North Pole, and more! Locations vary, so check the website for more details!

Paint with Pets - Catz N Coffee Connections

December 9, 2023 / 1:00pm to 3:00pm / $44 per seat

Paint while spending time with cats at a guided paint class. All supplies are included in the price. Must sign up for a spot at

Tuba Christmas Cheyenne! - Cheyenne Depot

December 9, 2023 / 1:30pm to 2:30pm / Free

Come Celebrate 50 Years of the Tuba Christmas Tradition! Every year Tuba and Euphonium players from Cheyenne celebrate our instruments, our comradery and our holiday spirit in this free, indoor, sing-along concert at the Cheyenne Depot. You have to hear it to believe it. Interested participants should visit or contact Will Jones.

Late Night Skate - Cheyenne Ice and Events Center

December 9, 2023 / 9:30pm to 11:00pm

Join us DECEMBER 9TH from 9:30-11PM for a late night skate! FREE hot chocolate with admission!

Poetry Open Mic - The Hawthorne

December 10, 2023 / 1:00pm to 3:00pm / Free

Join us for a poetry open mic. Each poet gets 5 minutes to read, but occasionally go two rounds, so bring extra poems. Arrive 5 minutes early to sign-up.