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!

2024 Pageant Dates

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

Sales begin January, 2024


Walnut Grove, Minnesota
September 25, 2023, 4:12 am
Mostly cloudy
Mostly cloudy
humidity: 100%
wind speed: 3 m/s WSW
wind gusts: 9 m/s
sunrise: 07:12
sunset: 19:15

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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