The winter holiday season is here and when it comes to kids and activities, Cheyenne does not disappoint!
Take a look at our top picks to enjoy with the little ones during the winter season. Cheyenne has exciting activities going on downtown in December as well, so this winter the whole family will have a fun time creating lasting memories!

Check out our top picks for 2022 winter holiday events to enjoy with kids in Cheyenne below:

Families who are looking for a different and unique holiday activity will love joining The Cheyenne Street Railway Trolley for the annual Holiday Lights Tours – View beautifully decorated homes and yards all from the warmth and comfort of the trolley!

Hours: Every night beginning December 9th thru January 1st | Tours Depart at 6 PM, 7 PM, 8 PM, & 9 PM

Families will get to ring in the season with a true holiday favorite for all ages!

This beloved, comedy classic features renowned composer John Williams’ charming and delightful score, performed live by the Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra while you watch the film!

Where: Cheyenne Civic Center
Hours: December 9, 7 PM | December 10, 2:30 PM

Get in the holiday spirit by giving back to the local community with the annual Coat Drive benefitting Laramie County Schools.

Bring your new or gently used coats to spread the warmth this holiday season.

Where: Event Center at Archer
Hours: December 2 – 17, 8 AM- 8 PM

Get in the holiday spirit by giving back to the local community with this annual Pet Drive benefitting the Cheyenne Animal Shelter.

The Pet Drive kicks off on Friday, December 2, 2022, with a collection bin in the lobby of the Event Center at Archer.

Where: Event Center at Archer
Hours: December 2 – 17, 8 AM- 8 PM

Get in your costumes and create the funniest Santa photos!

Choose from Emma’s traditional Victorian Christmas set, or the Pink Pony Winter Funland set. Appointments are strongly recommended.

Where: Emma’s Old-Time Photos
Hours:Ends on December 24.

Kids will love this catered breakfast with Santa!

Enjoy holiday music and a festive atmosphere. There will be a photographer on hand to snap a photo of your child and Santa!

Where: Event Center at Archer
Hours: December 10, Session 1: 8:30 AM | Session 2: 10:00 AM

Families can usher in the spirit of the season by participating in the community read-aloud of the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol.

If you are not reading, enjoy cookies, cocoa, and hot cider while you listen to this beloved holiday tale.

Where: Laramie County Library
Hours: December 10, 5:30 PM- 8:30 PM

After a three-year hiatus, Cheyenne Depot Museum will offer a one-day, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to tour the Union Pacific Steam Shop, Round House, and Cheyenne Depot Museum!

Where: Cheyenne Depot Museum
Hours: December 16, 11 AM- 3 PM

Families can drive on in for an Indoor Drive-In Movie featuring a Christmas family favorite, Disney’s Frozen!

The 2013 film is full of adventure and magic. Fearless optimist Anna sets off on an epic journey—teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven—to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter.

Where: Event Center at Archer
Hours: December 17, 6 PM

Kids will get to choose from a variety of themed bundles containing movies, books, and snacks.

They will pick their bundle from the online list of themes and check out their bundle.

Where: Laramie County Library
Hours: December 19–20

Families can celebrate the New Year at the annual New Year’s at Noon event!

There will be crafts, snacks, and games a-plenty leading up to a fantastic balloon drop!

Where: Laramie County Library
Hours: December 31, 10 AM- 12:30 PM