Chuck Wagon Gathering & Children's Cowboy Festival
From May 24, 2014 10:00 am until May 24, 2014 4:00 pm Save to calendar
Posted by William Schrack
Categories: Oklahoma (OK)
Enjoy authentic family entertainment at its finest during the annual Chuck Wagon Gathering & Children's Cowboy Festival, held at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. Come to this much-loved festival for amazing stage entertainment from a hilarious Old West show to the sounds of acclaimed Western singers and musicians. Featured on the Food Network's "Top Five: Summer Sensations" program, the Chuck Wagon Gathering & Children's Cowboy Festival is known for its mouthwatering food. Authentic chuck wagon crews will be on-hand to prepare delicious cowboy favorites for folks to sample including biscuits and stew, beans and cobbler. Activities at the annual Chuck Wagon Gathering & Children's Cowboy Festival include stagecoach and covered wagon rides, weaving and rope making. Bring the kids for pony rides, bandanna designing, paper fan decorating, coloring and leather crafting. Whether taking a photo with a Longhorn steer or enjoying a cowboy yarn in the popular storyteller's tent, this festival is a guaranteed hit for Memorial Day weekend. Visitors can also find their way up the hill to enjoy the sprawling museum complex or watch their children take part in the hands-on activities in the children’s building. The museum's indoor Children's Cowboy Corral offers plenty of entertainment that includes mounting real saddles, dressing up in cowboy gear and pretending to cook in a real chuck wagon camp. Chuck wagon activities, tastings and museum admission, excluding concessions, are included in the price of admission.