Make Authentic Holiday Memories in Wind River Country, WY
Fremont County – As our colorful fall season gives way, our attention turns towards bright festive holiday sights and sounds. Make your own winter odyssey of cherished memories when you mingle with the friendly locals in Wind River Country, WY. See how we make our favorite winter memories on the attached November/December Events Flyer.
Each town in Wind River Country has its own charm and way of welcoming the holidays. Admire colorful lighting-up ceremonies, parades, Christmas tree decorating contests, caroling, wagon rides, delightful cozy cabins, and a host of musical events to kick off Christmas and Santa’s arrival.
The cowboy town of Dubois is well known for its breathtaking views of the snow-kissed Absaroka Mountains and plentiful views of the local bighorn sheep herd. Schedule your personal guided viewing tour to our wild bighorn habitat to see the rams battle for the love of ewes.
Those travelers who would rather ride and play along the 600 miles of the world-famous Continental Divide groomed snowmobile trails are in for some breathtaking vistas and exhilarating stories on famously sick powder. Rent or bring your own snow machines to play until the sun goes down. Fat-biking, snow shoeing, cross-country and downhill skiing opportunities are both just a hill away in most any direction.
Explore the many eateries that line Lander’s Main Street. Pop into shops that typify todays artful Western arts. Make friends with many of our seasoned local artists.
Serious gaming enthusiasts will enjoy several unique events. Learn the secret strategies at the annual Native American Handgame Tournament at the Shoshone Rose Casino. Or try your luck at the Fall Poker Classic where top-notch players compete at the Wind River Hotel and Casino.
Kids of all ages will have tons of fun making old-fashion Christmas tree decorations and other traditional western holiday crafts at several of the county museums.
Bid farewell to 2019 at several big New Year’s Eve parties with plenty of party favors, games, dancing and champagne to ring in 2020 in true Wyoming style. All punctuated by fireworks!
Whether it’s luck or blessings you’re counting, you’ll find them—and so much more—in Wind River Country this season. Pick your fun from our attached Events Flyer and get them on your calendar now. Join us in Wind River Country. Click here to make your dream trip a reality.
About Wyoming’s Wind River Country/Fremont County
Go beyond Yellowstone to Wyoming’s Wind River Country. This is authentic Wyoming, where the landscape and lifestyle provide room to breathe. Access world-class playgrounds for fishing, rock climbing, snowmobiling, hiking, and much more. Open the doors to the past on South Pass, the gateway to the West. Uncover an art scene that will surprise and inspire you, and learn about Native American culture on the only Indian Reservation in the Cowboy State. Find more inspiration at WindRiver.org.