Laramie is ushering in summer by celebrating with food, summer crafts, live music, and a family play about dragon arson. For the really adventurous, there’s a hot dog eating contest.

Friday, June 23

Dragons Love Tacos

A fun play for young audiences, Dragons Love Tacos is based on the best-selling children’s book by Adam Rubin. It tells the amusingly disastrous story of dragons and their love of tacos… just not hot sauce. 

  • When: 10 a.m. & 6 p.m.
  • Where: Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Thrust Theatre
  • Cost: $8 adults, $3 kids (plus $2 ticket fee)
  • Additional Information: for venue information or to purchase tickets, visit their event page. 

Rolling in Flavors Food Truck Festival 

Several food trucks from Laramie, Cheyenne, and surrounding areas will all be parked in one easily accessible area. So many delicious options. Only so much digestive space. 

  • When: 5-8 p.m.
  • Where: First Interstate Bank parking lot
  • Cost: Free; food purchases available. 
  • Additional Information: to see food vendors, other participating businesses, and other information, visit Pleebr Laramie’s Facebook page.  

Barely Gettin’ By

Always a good time at Woods Landing Resort when Barely Gettin’ By stops in for a show. Dinner and drink specials and a swingin’ good time. Call ahead to book a table. 

  • When: 7-10 p.m.
  • Where: Woods Landing Resort
  • Cost: $10 cover charge; food and drink purchases available
  • Additional Information: For reservations, contact information, and other venue information, visit their Facebook page. 

Saturday, June 24

Dragons Love Tacos

A fun play for young audiences, Dragons Love Tacos is based on the best-selling children’s book by Adam Rubin. It tells the amusingly disastrous story of dragons and their love of tacos… just not hot sauce. 

  • When: 10 a.m. & 6 p.m.
  • Where: Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Thrust Theatre
  • Cost: $8 adults, $3 kids (plus $2 ticket fee)
  • Additional Information: for venue information or to purchase tickets, visit the event page. 

Rolling in Flavors Food Truck Festival 

Several food trucks from Laramie, Cheyenne, and surrounding areas will all be parked in one easily accessible area. So many delicious options. Only so much digestive space. 

  • When: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. 
  • Where: First Interstate Bank parking lot
  • Cost: Free; food purchases available. 
  • Additional Information: to see food vendors, other participating businesses, and other information, visit Pleebr Laramie’s Facebook page.  

Summer Solstice Celebration 

Join the UW Art Museum in celebrating the advent of summer. Learn all things about the sun, make sun-related crafts, and be entertained and refreshed by a smoothie bike. 

  • When: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
  • Where: UW Art Museum 
  • Cost: FREE
  • Additional Information: to learn more about the crafts or the topics of discussion, visit the event page here. 

Bee Jubilee

Pollinators are essential to our daily life, from the flowers we see to the food we eat. Learn about how to protect pollinators, create a bee house and other crafts, and catch some fun bugs while celebrating bees (and other pollinating insects). 

  • When: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Where: UW Berry Biodiversity Center 
  • Cost: FREE
  • Additional Information: visit their Facebook page for more.

Hot Dog Hoedown

A wonderful summer day in the base camp of the Snowies, with a hot dog eating contest and live music? Head to Centennial to sign up! There’s also a raffle and silent auction, but most importantly…how many can you eat, really? Proceeds benefit the Laramie Foster Closet and the future Centennial Memorial Wall. 

  • When: Registration begins at noon.
  • Where: The Post in Centennial 
  • Cost: Hot dog contest $15 cash only
  • Additional Info:  Click here.

Barely Gettin’ By

Always a good time at Woods Landing Resort when Barely Gettin’ By stops in for a show. Dinner and drink specials and a swingin’ good time. Call ahead to book a table. 

  • When: 1-4 p.m.
  • Where: Woods Landing Resort
  • Cost: $10 cover charge; food and drink purchases available
  • Additional Information: For reservations, contact information, and other venue information, visit their Facebook page. 

Sunday, June 25

Dragons Love Tacos

A fun play for young audiences, Dragons Love Tacos is based on the best-selling children’s book by Adam Rubin. It tells the amusingly disastrous story of dragons and their love of tacos… just not hot sauce. 

  • When: 10 a.m. & 6 p.m.
  • Where: Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Thrust Theatre
  • Cost: $8 adults, $3 kids (plus $2 ticket fee)
  • Additional Information: for venue information or to purchase tickets, visit the event page

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