Events

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West shares the story of the American West in countless ways, including events, activities, programs, lectures, special exhibitions, and more throughout the year. Here’s what’s coming up.

Featured Events

Current Special Exhibitions


August 2015:

Open daily 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Recurring Programs:

  • Chuckwagon cooking demonstrations and samples, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday – Saturday through August 31.
  • Guided Tour: Wildlife of the West, 10:30 a.m. daily through August 28.
  • Guided Tour: People of the West, 1:30 p.m. daily through August 28.
  • Relaxing with Raptors Q&A at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Meet some of the birds and chat with their handlers.

September 2015:

Open daily: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. through September 15; 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. starting September 16.

Recurring program: Relaxing with Raptors Q&A daily (through September 15 at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.; starting September 16 at 1 p.m.)

September 3: Draper Natural History Museum Lunchtime Expedition, 12:15 p.m. Dr. Robert Garrot with The Mountain Ungulate Research Project, Bighorn Sheep and Mountain Goat Ecology. Free.

September 26: 39th Annual Patrons Ball. Click here to find out more about this annual fundraising gala benefiting the programs and public activities of the Center.

October 2015:

Open daily 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Recurring program: Relaxing with Raptors Q&A daily at 1 p.m.

October 1: Draper Natural History Museum Lunchtime Expedition, 12:15 p.m. Lisa Baril with From Extirpation to Recovery: The Story of the Peregrine Falcon in Yellowstone National Park. Free.

October 30: Hootin’ Howlin’ Halloween Family Fun Day, 2 – 4:30 p.m.

November 2015:

Open daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Recurring program: Relaxing with Raptors Q&A daily at 1 p.m.

November 5: Draper Natural History Museum Lunchtime Expedition, 12:15 p.m. Mike Bies with An Overview of the Rock Art of the Bighorn Basin, Free.

November 20: Family Fun Day, 3 – 7 p.m.