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Upcoming Events
Call (316) 350-3323 for more information about any events listed below.​

  • APR 28
    Civil War

    Time: 10am - 5pm
    Tickets: Regular admission rates apply

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


  • MAY 26
    Steampunk

    Time: 10am - 5pm
    Tickets: Regular admission prices apply

    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!


  • MAY 26
    Public Ghost Hunt at Cowtown

    Time: 7:00pm - MIDNIGHT

    Tickets: $30/person (tax not included)

    This event is for ages 16+ only. Come out and investigate the historic building of Old Cowtown Museum with the Wichita Paranormal Research Society.

    Purchase tickets online


  • JUN 30
    Celebrate America

    Time: 10am - 5pm
    Tickets: Regular admission prices apply

    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 21
    National Day of the Cowboy

    Time: 10am - 5pm
    Tickets: Regular admission rates apply

    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 8
    Roaring 20s

    Information coming in 2018.​


  • OCT 6
    County Fair

    Time: 10am - 5pm
    Tickets: Regular admission rates apply

    Explore the County Fair for a memorable time! Old Cowtown Museum recreates the atmosphere in 1870s county fair where one met with your neighbors, came to see what was new, engaged in a little friendly competition and games of chance. Come try your hand at the pie eating and tug of war. Find out who is the strongest man and who has the cutest baby. Listen to some music and watch some magic. After all you experience, you will be amazed and entertained.


  • OCT 27-28
    Hay, Hooves and Halloween

    Information coming in 2018.​


  • NOV 10
    Age of the Gunfighter

    Information coming in 2018.​


  • DEC 7-8
    Victorian Christmas

    Information coming in 2018.​


  • DEC 8
    Breakfast With Santa

    Information coming in 2018.​


  • DEC 14-15
    Victorian Christmas

    Information coming in 2018.​


  • DEC 15
    Breakfast With Santa

    ​Information coming in 2018.