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!

New Gifts at Wilder Museum Store

The Wilder Museum store offers visitors a peek into life with Laura. From books written by Laura, herself, to afghans, dolls, bonnets, aprons, cookbooks and so much more, a visit to the Wilder Museum store lets you take a piece of Laura home with you!

Here's What Past Visitors Had to Say!

2023 Pageant Dates

Click on a show date below to view seats and buy tickets. Sales begin January 1, 2023


Walnut Grove, Minnesota
September 29, 2022, 6:25 pm
humidity: 17%
wind speed: 4 m/s SSE
wind gusts: 17 m/s
sunrise: 07:17
sunset: 19:07

Laura's Latest News


Sunday afternoon, September 10, 2022, a group of people met at the Wilder Outdoor Theater to do a read through of year one of the

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Wilder Family

James Mason Wilder married Angelina Albina Day on August 6th, 1843. They would go on to have six children: Laura, Royal, Eliza Jane, Almanzo, Alice,

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Laura and Almanzo

On August 25th, 1885 Almanzo Wilder married Laura Ingalls in DeSmet, SD. The wedding is described in the book “These Happy Golden Years”. #IngallsFamilyHistory #WilderFamilyHistory #LIWMuseumWG

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Reverend Moses

In the script being developed ” Letters To Rose” by Mark Rosenwinkel there is a new Reverend for the Congregational Church, Reverend Moses. Before him in our production of “Fragments of a Dream” was Reverend Alden. Found in the Library Of Congress historical newspapers from the Redwood gazette a couple articles about Reverend Moses and the Congregational Church.

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Genevieve Masters

Genevieve is one of the characters we have in the new scripts titled “Letters To Rose” being developed by Mark Rosenwinkel for our Walnut Grove Laura Ingalls Wilder Pageant. Laura and Genevieve have a bit of a strained relationship at first but then become friends. You can still watch the live feed and Laura & Genevieve as they interact.

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