Wyoming people are special, and we think you deserve an extra week off. Check out our ideas for the 5 unofficial holidays that should be observed in Wyoming...


  • 1

    Wyoming's Birthday

    July 10

    We should observe Wyoming's statehood day with a huge celebration, and of course birthday cake.

    Joy Greenwald, Townsquare Media
  • 2

    Chris LeDoux Day

    October 2

    We should honor Wyoming country music legend Chris LeDoux's birthday with a day to celebrate and reflect on his legacy.

    Bill Schwamle, Townsquare Media
  • 3

    Friday Before Wyoming Football Opening Day


    Usually in late August or early September. We should all have the Friday off to make the pilgrimage to Laramie for a brown and gold celebration.

  • 4

    It's Too Cold For Work Day


    Every Wyomingite should be allowed one day per year where weather is the excuse. Don't feel like scraping your windshield? Use the "It's too cold" pass.

    Getty Images, Scott Olson
  • 5

    Cheyenne Frontier Days Opening Day

    Late July

    Go enjoy Cheyenne Frontier Days, or not, your call. Either way, it's a day off in the summer and those are precious.