Wyoming Archaeology Fair is Scheduled for Saturday, September 10, 2022

A celebration of all things archaeology will take place during the 8th Annual Archaeology Fair at the Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site in Laramie Saturday, September 10, 2022. This event is free and open to the public from 10 a.m-3 p.m.

The fair provides unique fun hands-on learning experiences for all ages, including flint knapping, atlatl throwing, pottery making, hide painting, soapstone carving, and more. The Wind River Dancers will be performing at 1:00-2:00pm, showcasing a variety of Indigenous dance traditions.

Do you have a question about something archaeological? Throughout the day, attendees will have an opportunity to meet local archaeologists, ask questions, find answers, and get hands-on with these experts.

The Archaeology Fair is held in conjunction with Wyoming Archaeology Awareness Month held annually during September. On September 15, 2022 Gov. Mark Gordon will proclaim September Wyoming Archaeology Awareness Month.