CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The "Daddy of 'em All" is getting ready to host the U.S. Air Force's air demonstration squadron.
Cheyenne Frontier Days will host the United States Air Force Thunderbirds on Wednesday.
The hour-plus-long airshow has been a staple at Frontier Days for decades. The USAF Thunderbirds first performed at Frontier Days in 1953.
Wednesday's show begins at 9 a.m. over F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne. The base will be accessible from 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. After 8:30 a.m., the base will close for airshow viewing and all late visitors will be turned away.
Viewing for the show will be drive-in style in an open grass and dirt field. Base access will be limited to about 1,500 cars.
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From Interstate 25, use exit 16 and turn west onto Horse Creek Road. In approximately three miles, turn south onto Roundtop Road. In approximately two miles, the entrance is on the left.
For more information about the USAF Thunderbirds Air Show, visit warren.af.mil
The 126th annual Cheyenne Frontier Days, a huge, 10-day western celebration, opened Friday and runs through Sunday.
The "Daddy of 'em All" has been held since 1897 so that Cheyenne can celebrate its Old West roots.
More than 140,000 people will visit the Wyoming capital for a packed festival schedule of rodeos, parades, pancake breakfasts and concerts with Jason Aldean, Brooks & Dunn, Dierks Bentley, Sam Hunt, Kid Rock and more.
The centerpiece of the celebration is the world's largest outdoor rodeo, which draws top professionals who compete for more than $1 million in prize money.
A complete Cheyenne Frontier Days schedule and event tickets can be found at CFDRodeo.com.
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