Discover the thrill of Laramie, Wyoming! Whether you are planning to catch an action-packed game or start your own sporting event, Laramie offers a unique experience in the heart of the Cowboy State. Explore top-notch facilities, from the highest elevation NCAA basketball stadium to rodeo arenas or indoor tennis courts. Discover everything you need to plan or attend your next successful sporting event with our list of resources below.

Facilities, Tournaments, and Championships

Thinking about bringing a sports tournament to Laramie? Our community would love to host your event, and we offer a wide variety of facilities. Laramie has everything from softball fields and swimming tournaments to Cowboy Turf Wars and the Wyoming High School State Football Championships each fall. Laramie also has multiple rodeo arenas and great outdoor recreation from rock climbing, skiing, fishing, and trail running.

Start by submitting your RFP here and we will get back to you shortly.


  • Total Number of Hotel Rooms: 1,500 rooms
  • Number of Hotel Rooms within 50 Minutes: 5,000
  • Local Airports: Laramie Regional Airport and Cheyenne Regional Airport
  • Distance from 2nd Largest Airport in the World - Denver International Airport (DEN): 80 minutes
  • Major Sports Facilities: Check our Facilities page
  • Sport Opportunities: Rodeo, football, rock climbing, skiing, trail running, tennis, pickleball, soccer, track and field, baseball, softball, wrestling, basketball, hockey, volleyball, swimming, mountain biking, and fat tire biking.
  • Unique Attractions: 
    • Snowy Range Scenic Byway.  This scenic route takes you through the majestic Snowy Range Mountains, past deep glacial lakes, pastoral meadows, rushing mountain streams, and awe-inspiring quartzite peaks. The Scenic Byway has numerous places to stop or pull off for visitors to take in the serenity of the Snowy Range. Open May - October, the Scenic Byway provides access to plentiful atving, hiking, and fishing opportunities in the summer. While the Scenic Byway is closed for winter, the slopes open for skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing. Designated a Scenic Byway in 1988, it was the second one established in the United States.

    • The Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site is an old 1800s outlaw history museum that is one of the oldest buildings in Wyoming. In the 1900s, the University of Wyoming used it as an agricultural experiment station before it later reopened as a State Historic Site. One of it's biggest claim to fames is that it is the only prison to have ever held the notorious Butch Cassidy. Come tour the many restored historic buildings, exhibits, a picnic area, and a nature trail!

Sunset hitting Turtle Rock Trail, Wyoming, Vedauwoo Recreation Area in Medicine Bow National Forest


Event Resource Guide for Planning

We've made it simple for you to view the resources available to you in Laramie so that you can spend less time on finding and more time on creating. The event resource guide is the most comprehensive resource on the website that lists caterers, venues, entertainment, and more. Make sure to check it out as it has the most in-depth information. 


Visit Laramie's Complimentary Event Services

  • Event registration website specific to your meeting
  • Custom name tags
  • Visit Laramie Welcome Bags
  • Visit Laramie Welcome Table
  • Planning Assistance
  • Hotel Connections
  • Local speaker recommendations
  • Full-color brochures
  • Conference alert provided to area businesses so they can prepare for increased traffic
  • On-site Registration Services
  • Visit Laramie Marketing Grant

Sporting Event Attendees

Game Day

For official game day information including Wyoming Cowboys ticket sales, parking info, and more, please visit the official site for Wyoming athletics.

Where to Watch

Round up your friends and get ready to cheer on the home team while enjoying a festive and fun atmosphere. We’ve put together a list of our favorite places to watch the Cowboys play, whether it’s an away game, bowl game, or the War is sold out. These are the best places to grab some food and drink while cheering on your Wyoming Cowboys and Cowgirls.

Other Fun Game Day Weekend Activities

Extend your stay in Laramie the next time you visit us for a football game or basketball game. Locals and alumni know that Laramie is loaded with fun things to do, from free concerts to festivals and more. Get started by browsing the top things to do in Laramie below.

Upcoming Events

Stay up to date on upcoming athletic events in Laramie by browsing the events calendar.

Group Dining

With unique options covering a wide variety of palates, Laramie’s restaurants are sure to please everyone in your crowd, with all the speedy service and fantastic ambiance you expect for your party – big or small.

Places To Stay

Hoping to host a large group in Laramie? Fantastic! Below are the lodging properties we recommend for housing large groups. Whether you are hosting a conference, looking to book a block of rooms for your wedding guests, or bringing a group...

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