Sidney Events

Cheyenne County Fair & Rodeo

  • The Cheyenne County Fair and Rodeo is held each July at the Cheyenne County Fairgrounds on the west edge of Sidney.
  • Events include Livestock Shows, Music Shows, Truck and Tractor Pulls, Demolition Derby, Rodeo and Bull Riding.
  • Ticket Booklets for all events are reasonably priced and a family atmosphere is maintained.

Sidney Gold Rush Days

  • Celebrating the Old West, Sidney Gold Rush Days is held the second weekend in June and features:
    • Music performances
    • Cook-outs and Storytelling
    • American Indian and Settler displays
    • Arts and Crafts


  • The three day festival (Friday - Sunday) held the first full weekend in October includes:
    • The ceremonial Tapping of the Keg at noon on Friday.
    • Live Entertainment - Bands, Dance and Comedy
    • Parade
    • Ethnic food including Brats, Kraut and Cold Beer
    • Craft show and vendors
  • In conjunction with Oktoberfest, come see:
    • The Running of the Wieners dog race at the American Legion Baseball fields in Legion Park and;
    • The Rod and Roll car show also held at Baseball fields in Legion Park.