Wyoming's Big Show

Sweetwater County Fair | July 29 - August 6, 2023

Each summer, Wyoming’s BIG Show draws people from hundreds of miles away to kick up their heels—Sweetwater County style. With plenty of rodeo action, family-friendly carnival rides, a wide variety of delicious dining, evening concerts, 4H exhibits, and livestock exhibits! The BIG Show never fails to deliver!
In 2023, join us from Sunday, July 29 through Sunday, August 6 to see what this year’s BIG show has in store for you.

Brown’s Amusement Carnival

Brown’s Carnival is yet again one of the main events at this year’s Big Show. Brown’s Carnival is one of the best carnivals in the nation, and it has repeatedly earned the Outdoor Amusement Business Association’s Circle of Excellence Award for Safety. With a variety of kiddie, family, and major rides for patrons of all ages, this carnival offers seemingly unending fun.

Concert Series

Every concert at Wyoming’s Big Show is included with paid fair admission and is festival-style seating, so be sure to arrive early to get a great seat for your favorite musicians!

Kickstarting the festivities on Tuesday, August 1st at 8:30 PM, the sensational Elvie Shane will grace the stage. Prepare to be mesmerized by his captivating voice and soulful melodies as he delivers an unforgettable performance.

The excitement continues on Wednesday, August 2nd at 8:30 PM with the explosive energy of Pop Evil. Brace yourself for a high-octane show filled with hard-hitting rock anthems and powerful performances that will leave you craving more.

Thursday, August 3rd, is set to be a double treat with two incredible acts taking the stage. First up, at 7:00 PM, get ready for Saving Abel to deliver their signature blend of rock and heartfelt ballads. Then, at 8:30 PM, the legendary Firehouse will ignite the crowd with their iconic hits and infectious energy, creating an electrifying atmosphere.

As the weekend approaches, Friday, August 4th, brings the country sensation Russell Dickerson to Wyoming's Big Show. Get your boots ready for a night of country-pop fusion, as Russell serenades the audience with his chart-topping hits and charismatic stage presence at 8:30 PM.

Closing out the concert series with a bang, Saturday, August 5th, features the powerhouse performer Randy Houser at 8:30 PM. Brace yourself for a night of country-rock melodies and soul-stirring performances as Randy takes the stage and leaves an indelible mark on the audience.

Wyoming's Big Show Concert Series promises to deliver an unforgettable lineup of talented musicians, each bringing their unique sound and style to the stage. Secure your tickets now and be part of the excitement as these incredible artists light up the night with their chart-topping hits and unforgettable performances. Get ready for an experience you'll cherish for years to come.

Daily Entertainment

Experience the spirit of Wyoming's agricultural heritage with the 4-H & FFA exhibits and competitions. Witness the dedication and hard work of talented young individuals as they showcase their skills and knowledge in various agricultural disciplines.

Get up close and personal with adorable animals at the All Creatures Petting Zoo. Interact with a variety of friendly creatures, from fluffy rabbits to cuddly lambs, and create unforgettable memories.

Get your heart racing with the Barnyard Races. Cheer on your favorite animals as they sprint, hop, and waddle their way to victory in this hilarious and action-packed event.

Come check out the amazing abilities of Birdman animals stars.Children, teens, parents and grandparents will all be equally inspired while enjoying our birds and animals perform in a choreographed display of awesomeness.

Don't miss this high energy, interactive song & dance show with tons of crowd interactions and great music. The Honey Bears will also be teaching educational kids dance workshops daily at the Big Show. All performances will take place in the exhibit hall on the McDonald's Family Fun Stage.

Dino Encounters is back and better than ever! Explore a variety of free and paid activities, including animatronic dinosaur rides, mini golf, obstacles, puzzles, digs, and more. Join the excitement in the east tent on the midway!

Presenting MAX POWER & NITRO! MAX POWER is a 9-foot-tall interactive robot who dances, talks, and creates instant party vibes. Don't miss this electrifying duo at Wyoming's Big Show!

Get ready for a week of equestrian excellence as Sweetwater County residents proudly present their remarkable equine athletes. Witness a diverse range of events throughout the week, catering to all enthusiasts. From exciting youth horse shows to thrilling timed events and engaging team penning, there's something for everyone to enjoy. All the action unfolds in the indoor arena, so be sure to swing by and immerse yourself in the thrilling displays of horsemanship.

Discover a delightful showcase of farm animals at Wyoming's Big Show! Visit the sheep/goat barn, east side of the indoor arena, and small hall to see rabbits, chickens, goats, sheep, swine, and cattle presented by 4-H and FFA participants. Catch their exciting animal events throughout the week - check the schedule for details.

Prepare for a legendary encounter at Wyoming's Big Show! Get ready to meet Mythical Creatures up close and personal, as they make their first-ever appearance. Immerse yourself in the interactive experience of MythiCreatures, where you'll have the opportunity to meet "The Dragon Tamer." Witness the awe-inspiring sight of the Dragon Tamer riding atop Neydela, a teenage female dragon, or carrying around Dallken, a baby male dragon. Brace yourself for a truly magical experience that will transport you to a world of wonder and fantasy.

Laugh along with Lanky the Clown, as he brings joy and laughter to audiences of all ages with his hilarious antics and comedic performances.

Prepare to be entertained by the wit and humor of Marcus the Funny Man. Experience a mesmerizing strolling act throughout the fair week. Witness stand-up comedy, juggling, yo-yo tricks, prop comedy, musical interludes, and a thrilling balancing/knife juggling act. Prepare to be amazed!

Experience the boundary-breaking blend of traditional and modern country with Tris Munsick & The Innocents. This authentic artist embodies cowboy culture and is making his mark in the American West.

Capture hilarious memories at the World's Funniest Photo Booth.Strike your silliest pose with hilarous green screen backgrounds and get a good laugh for years to come.

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