The Third Annual 17th Street Arts Festival is scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the Downtown Dinneen Plaza in Cheyenne.

This year's event will include an 8,000 square foot visual arts tent, a kick off artists reception and wine tasting gala as well as numerous stage performances. The event kicks off Friday morning with a visual artists setup from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

A sponsor reception is scheduled between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m., to be followed by the artist reception and wine tasting from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. A full day of events is also slated for Saturday, including the artisans boulevard from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m..

This year's festival will wrap at 10 p.m. on Saturday. It's sponsored by Arts Cheyenne and the Cheyenne Downtown Development Authority.