Friday, July 10th marks the 125th anniversary of Wyoming statehood. A celebration begins at 3:00 PM with the early release of state employees and then the Governor speaks from the steps of the Capitol.

Those present will enjoy games, music and other activities on the grounds around the Capitol Building and State Museum.

The State Museum and the Historic Governor’s Mansion will both be open late on July 10th. Streets will be closed around the Capitol to help with safety and access for pedestrian traffic.

The State Museum Website provides this schedule;

3:00 p.m.               Vendors Open

3 p.m. - 6 p.m.      Book signing by 9 Wyoming Authors, Wyoming State Museum Store

3:15 p.m.               Color Guard & National Anthem, Capitol Steps

3:30 p.m.               Governor Matthew H. Mead and Other Dignitaries, Capitol Steps

4 p.m. – 7 p.m.      Wyoming State Museum’s Behind the Scenes/Collections tours (every hour on the hour)

4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.Games and Activities, Barrett & Supreme Court Lawns Explore Wyoming’s Archaeology, Hands On Wyoming History, Historic Youth Games, More

4 p.m. – 9 p.m.      Wyoming State Museum’s 125th Exhibition Open

4 p.m. – 9 p.m.      Historic Governor’s Mansion Tours & Scavenger Hunt

4 p.m. – 9 p.m.      Wyoming State Archives’ Wyoming Constitution Exhibit Open

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.    Ice Cream Social, lawn front of Barrett Building

5:30 – 8 p.m.         Friday Nights on the Plaza: Wash Park Funk Band, Depot Plaza

6 – 9 p.m.              Free Cheyenne Trolley transportation between: Historic Governor’s Mansion, Capitol and Barrett Building

5 – 10 p.m.            Main Stage Performances, Supreme Court North Lawn

4:30 – 5:30 p.m. 67th Army Band

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Wind River Dancers/Drummers

6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Buffalo Bill Boycott

7:30 – 8 p.m. Dignitaries

8 – 9:30 p.m. Jalan Crossland


The Wyoming State Library also has information on statehood.