Come Home to Laura Ingalls In Walnut Grove!

The Laura Ingalls Wilder Pageant is an experience like no other. It’s a look into what life was like in Walnut Grove in the 1880s as the Wilder family and Walnut Grove community members made their way through challenges, triumphs and so much more.

When you attend the Wilder Pageant, you’ll become immersed in the history of Laura Ingalls Wilder and Walnut Grove. Take a look at some scenes from the Pageant, then head over to the BUY TICKETS page to be part of it all!

Visit the Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum!

Our family-friendly Museum features eight exhibit buildings + a jail cell for visitors to explore at their own pace.  Admission is good for the entire day.  *Note: The Museum buildings are closed for the season and will re-open on April 1, 2024 {pending weather}.  

Our Gift Store features a variety of merchandise ranging from books, clothing, kids toys, locally made items + more.   We hope to have our online store up & running soon – check back for updates! *Note: Our Gift Store is open in February & March from 10am – 5pm, Monday-Friday.  

Here's What Past Visitors Had to Say!

2024 Pageant Dates

Click on a show date below to view seats and buy tickets. 

Sales begin January, 2024


Walnut Grove, Minnesota
July 14, 2024, 11:17 am
humidity: 83%
wind speed: 4 m/s N
wind gusts: 10 m/s
sunrise: 05:51
sunset: 21:03

Laura's Latest News

Backstage Minute

Welcome to the Wilder Outdoor Theater. Watch this video for information about the new show for 2023, how to tryout to be a part of the performance, and how to purchase tickets and/or make a donation to help us make our place more your space!

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Laura’s Birthday 2023

Laura Ingalls Wilder was born on February 7, 1867. In celebration of her birthday, we will celebrate Caroline Ingalls, Laura’s mother, with some of the

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Ensign Family/Prairie Fires

Below is a newspaper article from the Library of Congress Historical Newspapers in the Redwood Gazette, from a column titled “Walnut Station Items”.Fires were something

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Laura’s Travels

Inside Back Cover in the 1993 Walnut Grove Laura Ingalls Wilder Pageant Program.This page is actually found in many years of the programs.This is a

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