Wyoming is a state located in the mountain region of the Western United States. It is bordered on the north by Montana, on the east by South Dakota and Nebraska, on the south by Colorado, on the southwest by Utah, and on the west by Idaho.
Cheyenne is the capital and the largest city of Wyoming.
Other big cities and towns in Wyoming include – Casper, Laramie, Gillette, Rock Springs, Sheridan, Green River, Evanston, Riverton, Jackson, Cody, etc.
Some of the popular tourist destinations in Wyoming include – Bighorn Mountains, Grand Teton National Park, Teton Range, etc.
Christmas Celebrations in Wyoming :
The capital city of Cheyenne hosts the annual Cheyenne Christmas Parade on Saturday after Thanksgiving. This Christmas Parade features iIluminated floats, horse drawn wagons, bands, clowns, and antique cars.
The Cheyenne Civic Center hosts an annual Christmas Craft Show and Christmas concert.
The Hemi Lighted Forest of Hope in Cheyenne, Wyoming will have the annual display of decorated lights to celebrate the holiday season. Over 200,000 lights with indoor display, parade floats, Christmas parade train, Hay rides and lots more will be part of the holiday season special in the 4.5 acre area full of trees. There are more than 630 trees in the forest of hole and during the holiday season, a tree will be lighted for each child who has undergone Hemispherectomy Brain Surgery and who has registered with The Hemispherectomy Foundation.
You can view the spectacular holiday light displays throughout the city while riding on the Cheyenne Street Railway’s Holiday Trolley. View the beautifully decorated homes and yards all from the warmth and comfort of the trolley. This service will run for two week before Christmas.
The city of Cody in Wyoming celebrates the holiday season with Christmas Stroll and Lighted Christmas Parade on the first Saturday in the month of December. Considered to be Wyoming’s largest lighted Christmas parades, the Cody Lighted Christmas Parade features floats adorned by lights, carolers, dancers, burn barrels, ice carvers, etc. Shopping cart races and open houses are organized by participating stores before the parade takes place.
Every year during the Christmas season, Cody Trolley Tours provides 50-minute tours of the best-lit neighborhoods in Cody.
The annual Downtown Casper Christmas Parade kicks of the holiday season in Casper on last Saturday in the month of November.
Casper is Wyoming’s Adventure Capital. Here you can celebrate Christmas and the Holiday season by spending you day hiking, biking, rock climbing, skiing, snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, swimming, boating, rafting, and exploring the great outdoors, all just minutes from the city center.
The annual Jackson Hole Town Square Lighting Ceremony takes place on Friday after Thanksgiving Day. Thousands of LED bulbs will be wrapped around the famous elk antler arches and strung around the stately trees. The holiday event also features a visit from Santa Claus, holiday music and Christmas carols, cookies, and hot chocolate.
The Trail End Historic Site in Sheridan celebrates the holiday season with events including the annual Holiday Open House featuring decorations, live music, food, fun and entertainment and Father Christmas.
Wishing all readers Merry Christmas 2016 & Happy New Year 2017 !!!