The annual Cattle Drive unofficially kicked off Cheyenne Frontier Days

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (KGWN)- Nearly 550 head of steer moved from the pasture north of Cheyenne along I-25, through city streets and into Frontier Park. Meanwhile community member watched the cattle drive from various locations along the path.

The annual cattle drive is an event that has gone on for more than 100 years in the Capital City. Adults who have grown up in Cheyenne say the event is something they have grown up watching, and kids say the tradition is an experience they look forward to every year.

Before the cattle drive, volunteers served a traditional chuck-wagon breakfast for the community. Some people at the event said they been volunteering for more than 10 years because of their love for the CFD community.

Cheyenne Police Department, Wyoming Highway Patrol and the Laramie County Sheriff's Office worked together for the cattle drive.

Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr attended the chuck-wagon breakfast before the cattle drive.

Cheyenne Frontier Days officially kicks off Friday, July 21st.