May in Rock Springs: A Guide to Fun and Entertainment

Last Updated 4/30/2024


As the sun begins to warm up and the flower pots start to show signs of life, Downtown Rock Springs comes alive with a myriad of activities and events for everyone to enjoy. Whether you're a music lover, history buff, or just looking for some family-friendly fun, May has something for you. Here's a rundown of the top events and activities happening in Rock Springs this May:

  • Live Music Downtown: There's nothing quite like the vibe of live music, and Rock Springs' Downtown hot spots are the perfect venues to enjoy it. Check out some of your favorite spots for a night filled with great tunes and good vibes.  Some usual spots to check out live music include:
  • The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey: Don't miss the Actors' Mission production at the Broadway Theater (618 Broadway) from May 10-12 and May 17-19. With free admission and a complimentary meal served before each show, it's a theatrical experience not to be missed.

  • Rock Springs Library: Head over to the Rock Springs Library on 400 C Street for a plethora of family and children's activities, movies, books, and more. It's the perfect place to spend a cozy afternoon with the family. Be sure to check out the Casper Science Zone's Flexibit while you're there, all month long. 

  • The Taylor Party: The TS Dance Party: Calling all Swifties! Get ready to let your inner Swiftie shine at this dance party presented by TSN Parties on May 31 at the Broadway Theater (618 Broadway). It's sure to be a night filled with Taylor Swift's greatest hits and plenty of dancing.

  • 307 Baggers Cornhole Club: Join the fun with the 307 Baggers Cornhole Club for their weekly games at Bunning Hall (603 S Main Street) every Sunday. Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting out, it's a great way to enjoy some friendly competition. Drop ins are welcome! 

  • Art Underground Gallery: Keep an eye out for the unveiling of the new art installation in the Art Underground Gallery, located in the pedestrian underpass. It's sure to add a touch of creativity and beauty to the downtown area. ( The Art Underground Gallery is located in pedestrian underpass between North Front and South Main Streets, under the "Home of Rock Springs Coal" arch, near the Park Hotel.)

  • Historic Downtown Walking Tour: Celebrate National Historic Preservation Month by taking a self-guided tour of Historic Downtown Rock Springs. Afterward, stop by the Rock Springs Historical Museum to learn more about the rich history of our community. You can grab a copy of the self-guided guide from the Rock Springs Historical Museum (201 B Street) or Rock Springs Main Street/URA office (603 S Main) or go digital with the free Pocket Sights app.  

  • Battle of the Burgers: Engage your taste buds in an epic Battle of the Burgers! Order your favorites from Remedies Grill (located inside Bi-Rite at 409 Broadway), Broadway Burger Station (628 Broadway), and Bitter Creek Brewing (604 Broadway), then compare notes to determine your favorite.

  • Youth Arts Exhibit: Don't miss the final Youth Arts Exhibit at the Community Fine Arts Center (400 C Street), featuring artwork from Rock Springs High School and Black Butte High School. The exhibit runs from May 1-18, with an opening reception on May 1 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

  • The Bike & Trike: Gear up for summer fun with a stop at The Bike & Trike (612 Broadway). Explore their selection of mountain bikes and accessories, or get your bike tuned up for the season ahead.

With so much happening in Rock Springs this May, there's no shortage of ways to enjoy the season. Whether you're exploring the arts, indulging in delicious food, or simply soaking up the local culture, there's something for everyone to enjoy. So mark your calendars, gather your friends and family, and make the most of this vibrant and exciting month in Downtown Rock Springs!

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