Kemmerer-Diamondville events are the perfect way to experience the area’s charm and hospitality! Mark your calendars—we hope you can join us in Fossil Basin!


Kemmerer Lions Club Ice Fishing Derby

February 17-18, 2024

The Kemmerer Lions Club Ice Fishing Derby draws anglers from all over the region to compete for prizes and enjoy a fun-filled day on the ice. The event takes place each February over Presidents’ Day weekend on Lake Viva Naughton. The derby offers a variety of categories and prizes, including daily and hourly big fish prizes.

All proceeds from the derby go towards supporting the community projects and charitable initiatives of the Kemmerer Lions Club, making it a great opportunity to have fun while giving back.

Oyster Ridge Music Festival

July 19-20, 2024

Every July, Kemmerer hosts Wyoming’s largest free music festival, Oyster Ridge Music Festival. The festival is dedicated to bringing world-class entertainment to the thousands of music lovers that attend the event.

Artists that have performed at the festival in the past include Trampled by Turtles, Mountain Heart, The Steeldrivers, Young Dubliners, The Ballroom Thieves, and many more. The 2023 lineup includes Red Wanting Blue, Dave Hause & The Mermaid, The Brevet, Daniel Rodriguez, Stephen Wilson Jr., The Wildwoods, Rose’s Pawn Shop, The Foreign Landers, Highland Reverie, and Robin Kessinger.

The intimate setting of the Oyster Ridge Music Festival along with the good food, good people, and great music, make it an enjoyable experience for music lovers.

Don’t miss these incredible  artists and the intimate, free, scene July 21 and 22, 2023 in Kemmerer.


Pedigree Stage Stop Race: Kemmerer
January 31, 2024
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June 14-15, 2024
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Kemmerer Fossil & Mineral Expo
June 14-15, 2024
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JC Penney Golden Rule Day Community Picnic
August 24, 2023

Airport Fly-in & Car Show
September 19, 2023

Interested in hosting an event in Kemmerer-Diamondville? Get in touch with the South Lincoln Training & Event Center.

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