Attractions in Sheridan, WY
Amongst the other various things to do, Sheridan features several key attractions for both residents and visitors to keep themselves entertained. These, combined with the local and regional events, restaurants and shopping make Sheridan and the surrounding region an inviting place to live.
To get a feel for Sheridan County’s culture and history, climb aboard Sheridan’s Historic Downtown Trolley, which departs from the Visitors Information Center on East Fifth Street. The city’s two historic trolleys are motorized replicas of the electric trolleys that operated on city streets between 1911 and 1926, and they take visitors to Sheridan's star attractions for just $1 per ride. Sheridan County Museums and Historic Sites
Feeling festive? Mark your calendar for the Big West Art Festival. The festival welcomes all styles of art, from traditional to ultra-modern. The event has only been around since 2006, but Art Fair Source Book has already rated it one of the Top 200 art fairs in the country. Fifty juried artists and a host of live musical acts are chosen to be featured at the festival, held on the front lawn of Sheridan College. The festival is held every year in early August.
In 1931, a group of local citizens decided to put on a rodeo and it's a become a big deal.
Residents of Sheridan County have always supported the arts, but why? Ken Schuster, director and chief curator of the Bradford Brinton Memorial & Museum, says Sheridan County has always had a well-to-do, educated population that helps fund the arts.