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Pawnee Bill’s Original Wild West Show

June 8, 11 a.m.9 p.m.

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The Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum will celebrate the lives of Major Gordon W. “Pawnee Bill” Lillie, his wife May Lillie, and their famous Wild West Shows with a one-day celebration on Saturday, June 8. Pawnee Bill’s Original Wild West Show will be held from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the original historic ranch site. Stagecoaches will roll amid thundering horse hooves while the lightning of gunfire explodes around Pawnee Bill, May, and their cohorts, as the talented performers thrill and amaze audiences. This one-day celebration will feature exhibitions of acts from the original Pawnee Bill’s Historic Wild West Show.

The museum and historic home will be open to the public during the festival from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Food from local food trucks will be available on-site. There will be historically accurate entertainment such as blacksmithing, chuck wagon cooking, gunfighters and sharpshooters, a magician, medicine man shows, and musicians held continuously on the ranch grounds from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.  The Pawnee Bill Original Wild West Show stagecoach will be available for photos at the arena from 4 to 6:30 p.m., along with Wild West demonstrations and games. Pre-show festivities begin inside the area at 7 p.m. with the big show beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Please join us in celebrating Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Show and experience some of the best of historic western entertainment. For more information, please call 918-762-2513 or email pawneebill@history.ok.gov.

Details to follow closer to the time of the event.


June 8
11 a.m.–9 p.m.
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Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum
1141 Pawnee Bill Road Pawnee, OK 74058