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Upcoming Events
Call (316) 350-3323 for more information about any events listed below.​
  • Mar 24
    Winter Lecture Series: The Munger House

    Time: 2-3pm
    Fee: $3/person (FREE for Members)
    Location: Visitors Center

    Presented by Keith Wondra, Assistant Curator at Old Cowtown Museum.

    In 1868-1869, Darius Munger constructed his house and hotel on the northwest corner of 9th and Waco. Over the years and through different owners the house has survived to become one of the oldest structures in Wichita. Keith Wondra will explain the history of the Munger House and its role in the creation of Wichita and the founding of Old Cowtown Museum.​

  • Apr 6
    2019 Season Launch Party and Art Fair

    ​Time: 10am - 5pm
    Tickets: FREE

    Come and see what Cowtown has to offer in 2019! We will be setting up different events in different locations throughout the town so that guests can explore! We also have over 30 local artists and vendors that will be on site. Admission is free!

  • Apr 20
    Once Upon a Time

    Time: 10am - 5pm
    Fee: $5/person, kids 4 and under FREE

    Your favorite storybooks will be brought to life at Cowtown! See Wizard of Oz, Alice in Wonderland, Little Red Riding Hood (and the Big, Bad Wolf), plus princesses and pirates! Only $5/person, kids 4 and under free!

  • Apr 27
    Civil War at Cowtown

    Time: 10am - 5pm
    Tickets: Regular admission

    Come out to Cowtown for a Civil War Re-Enactment! We will have Confederate and Union soldiers fighting skirmishes throughout the town, cannon demonstrations and howitzer demonstrations. There will be encampments and a sutler, as well as lots of ongoing activities.

  • May 11
    A Night in Old Delano

    Time: 7pm - 12am
    Tickets: $15/person, cash bar

    ​We will explore the myths and the truths surrounding Delano with a night of fun, music and drinking! This is an 18 to enter, 21 to drink event! Saloon girls, ladies of the night, drunken gunfight brawls and more! Come join us!

  • May 25-26
    Steampunk Weekend

    ​Time: 10am - 5pm (Saturday) & 12 - 5pm (Sunday)
    Tickets: Regular admission

    Break out your best bib and hold on to your penny farthing (you know, those huge wheeled bicycles) as Cowtown travels to the days of future past. Encounter the spectacle of pirate comedians, live steampunk music and performers of the steampunk variety.

    Throughout the day there will be costume, beard, mustache contests, and numerous photo opportunities, so Gents, shine your fancy whiskers - may the best mug win!

  • Jun 7
    Boos and Brews

    Time: 7pm - 12am
    Tickets: ​$15/person

    Come out to Cowtown for a night of ghosts, fun and great beer. Central Standard Brewing will be serving out of our saloon, and the Wichita Paranormal Research Society (WPRS) will be on hand giving ghost tours throughout the town! Cost is just $15/person, 18 to enter, 21 to drink.

  • Jun 29
    Celebrate America!

    Time: 10am - 5pm
    Tickets: Regular admission

    ​Celebrate Independence at Cowtown with good old fashioned fun! Watch vintage baseball, catch a gunfight, see the saloon girls, play carnival games and watch us crown the King and Queen of Cowtown! This year's Celebrate America promises to provide a good ol' time for everyone. Don't miss the lazy games of horseshoes, sack races, ice cream, hot dogs, hamburgers and a beer garden for those lookin' to quench their thirst on the finest brew Cowtown has to offer.

  • Jul 27
    National Day of the Cowboy

    Time: 10am - 5pm
    Tickets: Regular admission

    ​The "National Day of the Cowboy," celebrates the everyday working cowboy. The character who with words and deeds created the west. There will be demonstrations of the many skills that were required to do this tough, demanding and unpredictable work. There will also be music and poetry that reflect the life they lived. In addition, OCM will be celebrating Wichita's birthday, remembering those who by force of will created the largest city in Kansas.

  • Sep 20
    Roaring 20s Party

    Time: 7pm - 12am
    Tickets: ​$15/person

    Come out to Cowtown for some 1920s fun. Wear your best 20s fashions and be ready to dance the night away! Cash bar, live music, antique cars, food trucks and more! Cost is $15/person, tickets will be available through or at the door! 18 to enter, 21 to drink.

  • Sep 28-29
    Age of the Gunfighter

    Time: 10am - 5pm (Saturday) & 12 - 5pm (Sunday
    Tickets: Regular admission

    Come out to Cowtown for a whole day of gunfights!

    Saddle up and ride on out to Cowtown for Age of the Gunfighter, the premier gunfighting event in the Midwest.

    Featuring gunfighters and Old West legends traveling in from 5 states!

    Merchants – Dancers - Historical campsites - Chuckwagon demonstration - Old Time Medicine Show – Longhorns & the stories of the Chisholm Trail – Quick Draw Contest – and so much more. The Age of the Gunfighter is your ticket to spend the day back in the Old West.