Festivals and Events
Festivals and Events
Buffalo Bill Birthday Ball. Hundreds of folks, some of them dressed in turn-of-the-20th-century attire, dance in Cody until the wee hours to celebrate the birthday of William F. Cody. The ball, held on the Saturday closest to February 26, is at Cody Auditorium, which is dressed up as Wolfville Hall for the occasion. Tickets are $20 to $25 per person. No phone. firstname.lastname@example.org. www.codykc.org/ball.
World Snowmobile Expo. For more than two decades, this March event has celebrated top-notch racing while offering a sneak peek at next year's hot models. The SnowWest SnoCross attracts racers to West Yellowstone from throughout the nation. Races are held just to the west of town. 406/646-7701. www.snowmobileexpo.com.
Cody Stampede Rodeo. The "Rodeo Capital of the World" hosts an annual event around July 4 that is affectionately known as "Cowboy Christmas." The event, held at Cody Stampede Park, is one of the most important stops on the rodeo circuit. Tickets range from $18 to $24. 307/587-5155. www.codystampederodeo.com.
Cody High Style. Thomas Molesworth put Cody on the map for his renowned Western furniture when he moved here in the 1930s. Cody High Style salutes his legacy with a multiday celebration of art, furniture, and fashion every September at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center. Several days of events include art shows, auctions, and receptions. Most events are free. Buffalo Bill Historical Center, 720 Sheridan Ave., Yellowstone National Park, WY. 307/587-4771. www.codyhighstyle.com.
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