Cheyenne's biggest party of the year has returned in full force. Cowboys and Cowgirls, country music fans, and rodeo stars have turned out in full force, sporting the prerequisite boots and hats - of course. Thousands turn up to celebrate and enjoy everything Cheyenne Frontier Days has to offer.

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But just how much will food and fun cost you at the Daddy of 'Em All this year?

Food & Fun Prices at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Midway (2023)

Food Prices

The days of $20 wristbands and $7 souvenir lemonades are long past. But this year's prices haven't increased too drastically from last year's at the Funbiz Food Court. Here are the costs of a few fair food favorites at the park:


  • Funnel Cake: $10
    • Toppings: $2-3
  • Ice Cream Cone: $7 to $9 (plain v. dipped)


  • Indian Taco: $12 (at the Indian Village, not the Midway.)
  • All Beef Corndog: $8
  • Foot-long Corndog: $10
  • Nachos: $7
  • Cup O' Cookies: $14
  • Bucket O' Cookies: $27
  • Turkey Leg: $20
  • 1/2 LB Burger: $14
  • Chicken Tenders: $13
  • Basket of Fries: $10
  • Tater Twisters: $8


  • Bottled Water: $4 to $6, depending on size.
  • Bottled Soda: $5
  • Lemonade Souvenir Cups (cheaper refills): Anywhere from $10 to $30
  • Lemonade (disposable cup, no refills.): $4 small/$7 large

On the CFD "Family Fun Days" (July 25/27), the Midway will have a few "Meal Deals" offered for $8. Find more info here.

 Fun & Games Prices

You can expect to pay about $5 a round for games at the Carnival Midway. The games look like they function similarly to last year, where your chances of winning big prizes go up the more you play and spend.

Carnival fun prices have increased from last year.

Carnival Tickets:

It's a $1 per ticket, just like last year. But that can add up. The Ferris Wheel alone is 5 tickets - essentially $5 - to ride. Numerous rides for younger children cost 3-4 tickets, and many thrill rides cost 5 tickets.

All things considered, buying a carnival armband is more economical for anyone wanting to hop onto more than a handful of rides. The armbands are $40 this year per person. If you're looking to save money on the armbands, CFD has a deal on July 25 and 26th for "Family Fun Days," offering buy 3 armbands for $100 and get one free (additional armbands for $25).

Check Out the 2023 Cheyenne Frontier Days Midway

The Cheyenne Frontier Days Carnival Midway offers refreshments, games, and rides to attendees.

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