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Wyoming's Big Show - the Sweetwater County Fair

July 24 - August 3, 2014

When Wyoming wants to kick up its heels, it does it during The Big Show at the Sweetwater Events Complex. Each summer, Wyoming’s Big Show draws folks from hundreds of miles to Sweetwater County. The Big Show delivers on fun with rodeo action, family-friendly carnival rides, a wide variety of delicious dining options, evening concerts and 4-H and livestock exhibits.
Special thanks to the many volunteers, community groups and sponsors who make Wyoming's Big Show possible each year!


Daily Entertainment

  • Lanky the Clown

    Lanky the Clown will once again be bringing his unique blend of humor, compassion and FUN to the fair. Lanky, and his partners Smile Inspector and Sheriff Shorty, will be clowning around on the midway as well as hosting some of the family fun contests. 

  • Jest in Time Circus

    Jest in Time Circus

    Check out this wacky fun show featuring physical comedy, juggling, dog tricks, dueling toilet paper blowers, flying pizzas and more. This show has entertained millions of people of all ages, from all over the world. Fabulous fun for the whole family!  

  • Jason Huneke

    Jason Huneke

    Jason Huneke appeared on America's Got Talent in 2008 with a fantastic Michael Jackson Dance Routine but is best known for his original comedy & juggling. Jason's "G" rated show is great for people of all ages. 

  • Lady Houdini

    Lady Houdini

    Lady Houdini is back by popular demand. Kristin Johnson, aka Lady Houdini is considered to be the Houdini of the 21st century almost seems fearless, even to the fault of flirting with death, as she has a knack for taking an ordinary magic escape. 

  • Fair Animal Specialties

    Fair Animal Specialties

    Fair Animal Specialties petting zoo is sure to be one the most memorable and talked-about attractions at the fair. These hands-on interactive educational presentations are a hit for kids and adults of all ages.  

  • Krazy Maze

    Krazy Maze

    Krazy Maze is a portable, 70 x 70 foot maze that provides hours of fun for crowds of all ages. Video cameras provide an opportunity to see what's going on inside before you enter. Time clocks keep track of how long it takes you to find the M-A-Z-E. 

  • The Balloon Guy

    The Balloon Guy

    Jeremy Telford is an award winning balloon artist. His creations have appeared in magazines across the world. During Wyoming Big Show he will create an entire scene throughout the week as visitors watch him work. 

  • Clown of Many Faces

    Clown of Many Faces

    Linda truly is the “Clown of Many Faces” as you’ll see her characters strolling the midway at the fair. Glady, Shlyo, PJ or Flo will be zipping through the crowd on her specially crafted pedal car or tricycle, entertaining everyone along the way. 

  • Kids Celebration

    Kids Celebration

    Kids Celebration is an amazing, funtastic family experience like no other family show. This highly interactive game show is skillfully produced for children and parents to enjoy together. You won’t want to miss the fun team style competition. 

  • Mango & Dango

    Mango & Dango

    Mango and Dango is highly popular duo that performs physical theater, dance and circus acts. They are known to wow the audience with breathtaking technical skills, and bringing laughter and danger together for a pas-de- deux of chance and circumstance. 



Brown's Amusement Carnival

Brown’s Amusements will once again be bringing the carnival to the Sweetwater County Fair in 2014. One of the best carnivals in the nation, Brown’s Amusements achieved the OABA’s (Outdoor Amusement Business Association) Circle of Excellence Award for Safety in 2007 and 2010. This award is based upon their ability to excel in the areas of safety, service, operations and administrative duties. They are inspected by a team of independent consultants for the OABA who review all their eternal operational books, safety records and daily operations over two days.

Brown’s Amusements thoroughly inspects every ride at each event and put a lot of time into training their staff. They have a comprehensive employee-training program, which ensures their employees are properly trained and educated. Their attention to detail has helped build our impressive reputation amongst our peers.

Hours of Operation and Special Rates will be available soon.

For more information and a list of ride height requirements, visit Brown's Amusments.


  • 1st Bank

    Title Sponsor

  • Brown's Amusements

    Title Sponsor

  • City of Rock Springs

    Title Sponsor

  • Greene's Energy Services, inc.

    Title Sponsor

  • Kelly’s Convenience Centers

    Title Sponsor

  • New Frontier Imaging

    Title Sponsor

  • Pepsi - Western Wyoming Beverages

    Title Sponsor

  • Sunbelt Rentals

    Title Sponsor

  • Sweetwater County

    Title Sponsor

  • Sweetwater County Travel and Tourism

    Title Sponsor

  • Wyoming Waste Systems

    Title Sponsor

  • Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

    Presenting Sponsor

  • Coldwell Banker

    Presenting Sponsor

  • Exxon

    Presenting Sponsor

  • Golden Key Storage

    Presenting Sponsor

  • Halliburton

    Presenting Sponsor

  • Loaf 'n Jug

    Presenting Sponsor

  • McDonald's

    Presenting Sponsor

  • Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County

    Presenting Sponsor

  • Rocky Mountain Power

    Presenting Sponsor

  • Simplot Phosphates LLC

    Presenting Sponsor

  • Sweetwater Downs

    Presenting Sponsor

  • Sweetwater Dry Cleaning & Laundry

    Presenting Sponsor

  • Wyoming Homes

    Presenting Sponsor

  • Trona Valley Community Federal Credit Un

    Presenting Sponsor

  • Christensen Insurance Agency

    Supporting Sponsor

  • JCF Engineers & Surveyors

    Supporting Sponsor

  • Murdoch's

    Supporting Sponsor

  • Northern Title Company

    Supporting Sponsor

  • RSNB Bank

    Supporting Sponsor

  • Unique Signs & Designs

    Supporting Sponsor

A few shots from the 2013 Sweetwater County Fair

  • Concert Crowd at Wyoming's Big Show 

  • Brown's Amusement Carnival - Lovin' the night lights! 

  • Carnival games are always popular 

  • Livestock show are a BIG part of Wyoming's BIG Show 

  • Trophies, Trophies and Trophies 

  • Clowning around at Wyoming's Big Show 

  • Duck, Duck....GOOSE? 

  • Everyone loves Fair Food! 

  • Nightly concerts at Wyoming's Big Show always draw a BIG crowd 

  • The 4-H Livestock Auction is steeped in tradition and history. 

  • Fair traditions start at an early age - who doesn't love a caramel apple? 

  • Kids (of both varieties) are what it's all about!