The 126th annual Cheyenne Frontier Days also known as CFD, is a massive, 10-day western celebration, opening Friday, July 22.
The "Daddy of 'em All" celebrates Cheyenne's Old West roots.
More than 140,000 people will visit a packed festival schedule of rodeos, parades, pancake breakfasts, an airshow with the Thunderbirds and concerts with Jason Aldean, Brooks & Dunn, Dierks Bentley, Sam Hunt, Kid Rock, Nelly and more.
Cheyenne Frontier Days always brings the top names in entertainment to perform at Frontier Nights and this year is no exception.
Jason Aldean will kick off the 126th annual Cheyenne Frontier Days on Friday, July 22. Country music icons Brooks & Dunn will close out the concert series on Saturday, July 30.
Other headliners this summer include Dierks Bentley, Sam Hunt, Parker McCollum, Kid Rock, and Koe Wetzel.
Gabby Barrett, Chancey Williams, Russell Dickerson, Nelly, Night Ranger, Ian Munsick, Brett Kissell, Elvie Shane, and Jelly Roll are also scheduled to perform at Cheyenne Frontier Days in 2022.
Professional Bull Riders (PBR) will hold night events on Monday and Tuesday.
Frontier Nights Schedule
Friday, July 22 — Jason Aldean with Gabby Barrett
Saturday, July 23 — Dierks Bentley with Chancey Williams
Sunday, July 24 — Parker McCollum with Ian Munsick & Brett Kissell
Monday, July 25 — Professional Bull Riders
Tuesday, July 26 — Professional Bull Riders
Wednesday, July 27 — Kid Rock with Night Ranger
Thursday, July 28 — Koe Wetzel, Jelly Roll & Nelly
Friday, July 29 — Sam Hunt with Russell Dickerson
Saturday, July 30 — Brooks & Dunn with Elvie Shane
The only thing better than pancakes is free pancakes. Cheyenne Frontier Days' Pancake Breakfasts are legendary and draw tourists from around the world.
Old Frontier Town
Just outside of the rodeo arena, Old Frontier Town features Western merchants, craftspeople, artisans and special faces from the Old West.
The town's petting zoo is a must-see if you have children.
Cheyenne is known around the world for its love of rodeo. There will be nine days of rodeo action this year.
The carnival midway at CFD has thrilling rides, kids rides and amazing carnival food. What more is there to say?
The midway is open daily from 10 a.m. to midnight.
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will scream across the blue Wyoming sky on Wednesday, July 27 at 9 a.m.
The sharply-choreographed air demonstration will feature the Thunderbirds' thrilling aerial acrobatics over Cheyenne's F.E. Warren Air Force Base.
American Indians have always been an important part of Western history and it's no different at Cheyenne Frontier Days.
Downtown Cheyenne is the location of four Grand Parades that draw visitors from around the world. The parades feature top marching bands and the most horse-drawn vehicles you'll see anywhere.
The parades will take place on Saturday, July 23, Tuesday, July 26, Thursday, July 28 and Saturday, July 30 at 9 a.m. in downtown Cheyenne.
Behind the Chutes Tour
Cheyenne Frontier Days lets visitors see how such a huge event is put on with daily Behind the Chutes tours. The free tours let visitors meet the animals, step into the chutes and walk across the arena floor.