2024 is poised to be a big year out here in the wild, wild west. Yeah, we’re celebrating rodeo and cowboy culture as we’ve done each year since 1931 (get your tickets now for the July 10-13 performances!), and we are ready to welcome back polo players from across the globe in May (oh, you didn’t know that Sheridan County is one of the largest polo communities in the world for five months each year?!).

You know that we’re poised to showcase some epic outdoor events, like the Dead Swede and the Bighorn Trail Run, while our 3rd Thursday Street Festivals, Suds N Spurs Brewfest, and Concerts in the Park are just a few of the reasons why you should head downtown this summer. And yet this might just be the biggest year we’ve ever had for grand openings here in Sheridan County – check out what’s cookin’ while you plan your next great western adventure. 

Tongue River Brewery 

Located on the Bighorn Scenic Byway in Ranchester, 13 miles from downtown Sheridan, Tongue River Brewery features a taproom and outdoor seating with views of the mountains and serves pizza (with crust made next door at the Innominate Coffeehouse & Bakery), wings and pub grub, and a variety of hand-crafted brews. 

The Ice Haus 

A beautiful new development steps away from the M&M’s Center hockey arena downtown, the Ice Haus opened in January with four different dining options, including Stanley’s Coffee & Ice Cream; Market 1803; NOLA Southern Sandwiches; and The Penalty Box Bar – the perfect place to chill after a Sheridan Hawks game. 

Morand’s French Pastries 

An upscale bakery by renowned pastry chef Louise Morand is now located on historic Main Street in Sheridan. Louise is known for her classic French culinary skills, and her baked goods are known to sell out within minutes. 

Terra’s Craft Kitchen 

A concept restaurant by the owners of Shabby Shack, Terra’s Craft Kitchen features contemporary American dining experiences every Friday night from 5:30 – 8:30 – seating is limited and hard to come by, so keep an eye on our Instagram for notifications. 

Bino’s Corner 

Bino’s Corner is a brick-and-mortar extension to the popular Bino’s Catering Food Truck and features a cafe and deli on Main Street. The perfect place to grab some gourmet grub before heading out for a day in the mountains. 

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Open Range 

Open Range at the Sheridan Inn is officially open after a years-long hiatus and is back with an all-new contemporary American menu. Enjoy modern western dining and a chance to order a drink at the bar gifted to Buffalo Bill Cody by Queen Victoria in 1883, then stay in one of the sensational guest rooms for a once-in-a-lifetime western experience. 

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The Wagon Box Inn Restaurant and Library 

The Wagon Box just wrapped its first season under new ownership and delighted customers with high-end contemporary fare, and the amazing ambiance of dining beneath the pines in beautiful Story, Wyoming. And, The Wagon Box has one of the best patios in the region and comes to life with nightly live music. 

Bomber Mountain Adventures 

Bomber Mountain Adventures is the summer/fall season extension of Sled WYO. And, Bomber Mountain offers both guided ATV trips into the Bighorns as well as ATV rentals. If you’re game to get out into the backcountry but you’re unfamiliar with the region the crew at Bomber Mountain Adventures take the worry out of exploring. 

Sheridan Pilots 307 Scenic Flights 

Sheridan Pilots 307 began offering 1+ hour scenic flights over the Bighorn Mountains in 2023, and after an extremely successful debut year they are looking to add additional experiences, including helicopter rides, for 2024. These flights are thrilling, exhilarating, and surprisingly affordable.