ULTIMATE SUMMER FUN GUIDE: Laramie Jubilee Days

Laramie Jubilee Days is a western outdoor event that was originated to celebrate Wyoming’s statehood. This year will be the 78th celebration of Jubilee Days . Jubilee Days is a week-long celebration with different events taking place each day. Events like rodeos, carnival, street dances and much more.  

 

Mr. T Xtreme Bull Riding

When: Thursday, July 12, 7 p.m.

Where: Albany County Fairgrounds 2934-2994 S. Third St., Laramie, WY 82070

What it is: A bull riding event known for having some of the best bull riders and some of the best bulls. With entertainment from PRCA funny man Kevin Higley.

Cost: $20 for adults, $5 for children 5-12 years old

 

PRCA Rodeo

When:  July 13, 7 p.m., July 14, 7 p.m., July 15, 1:30 p.m.

Where: Albany County Fairgrounds  

What: Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association holds rodeos all over the United States, including Jubilee Days where rodeo athletes compete in bull riding,  saddle bronc riding, roping events and much more.

Cost: $15 for adults, $5 for children 5-12 years old

 

Downtown Laramie Brewfest

When: July 14, 1-6 p.m.

Where: North Depot Park, South First Street, Laramie

What it is: A premier event with more than 2,000 participants sampling beer and live music. All profits from this event goes to promotion and marketing for downtown Laramie. This year’s live music will be performed by Wolves In Cheap Clothing and Basmati.

Cost: Tickets sales open on June 1

More info: laramiebrewfest.com

 

Betty Kiser Memorial CASI Chili Cook-off

When: July 14, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Where: Downtown Laramie, 207 E. Grand Ave., Laramie

What it is: CASi holds higher level chili competitions all over the nation with nearly 500 cookoffs each year.

Cost: Free

More info: Go to laramiejubileedays.net for more information and to enter the contest

 

Jeff Thompson Pancake Breakfast

When: July 13, 6-9 A.M.

Where: Downtown Laramie, 207 E. Grand Ave., Laramie

What it is: Laramie’s Downtown Business Association and Kiwanis Club will be sponsoring a pancake breakfast for all ages.

Cost: Free

More Info: laramiejubileedays.net

 

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