Laura Ingalls Wilder Events Around the Country 2015

For a long time I debated if I could possibly keep a list of Laura Ingalls Wilder events around the country up to date. I finally decided that current information is probably best posted on a month by month basis so for current information search which I post on my personal blog. I shared this list here last year  and I hope you will find it useful this year, too. Most of these events are annual, but check with the group hosting the event for exact dates for following years. I keep a page for this on my personal blog and update it as more information comes in. Find it here.


Pepin WI

Laura Days – September 12-13, 2015

Independence KS

Prairie Days – Saturday, June 13, 2015

Find various living history events throughout the year posted on their website as scheduled.

Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial Site De Smet

Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial Site De Smet

Walnut Grove MN

Fragments of a Dream Pageant

  • July 10-11
  • July 17-18
  • July 24-25

Family Festival held in Walnut Grove City Park on pageant Saturdays July 11, July 18, and July 25, 2015
11:00 am to 6:00 pm Check the Walnut Grove website for full schedule and more details as it gets closer.

Burr Oak IA

Spaghetti Supper February 13, 2015

Laura Ingalls Wilder Days June 27-28, 2015

Also watch for a fundraiser booksale in the fall

De Smet SD

By the Shores of Silver Lake

  • July 10-12
  • July 17-19
  • July 24-26

Pageant Selection for 2016 – The Long Winter

Mansfield MO

Laura’s Memories Pageant

Evening (7:30 pm) Performance Dates (rain or shine):

  • July 17-18, 24-25, 31,
  • Aug. 1,
  • Sept. 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 2015

Morning (10:30 am) Performances: Sept. 19
Wilder Festival is Sept. 19

They also have offered a coupon this year.

Malone/Burke NY

Find their calendar list with more details here.

Children’s Art & Literary Landmark Celebration (includes plaque unveiling) July 11, 2015

Cultural Festival- Scottish Fling Aug. 29, 2015

Annual Harvest Festival & Civil War Living History Encampment Sept. 26 & 27, 2015

Celebrate Christmas With Almanzo Dec. 5, 2015

Vinton IA

Mary Ingalls Society Pageant July 31, August 1 and 2, 2015

Keystone SD – Longtime Home of Carrie Ingalls Swanzey

Keystone Area Historical Association always hosts an event on August 3rd, Carrie’s actual birthday no matter what day of the week it falls on.


The 2015 national Laura Ingalls Wilder conference will be held July 16-17, 2015 with July 18th spent in De Smet.

Old World Wisconsin – Eagle WI

World of Little House – June 15, 2015 – July 31, 2015

Heritage Hill – Green Bay WI

Heritage Hill has long held an annual Laura Ingalls Wilder event, so I left this in as a place holder. They are not holding it in 2015, but plan on it returning to their schedule in the future.

Genesee Country Village and Museum – Mumford, NY

Laura Ingalls Wilder Days  August 1-2, 2015 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM

American Printing House for the Blind – Louisville, KY

Mary Ingalls Birthday Party January 10, 2015


Part 2 of the Laura Ingalls Wilder MOOC will launch in April 2015


Musical Memories of Laura Ingalls Wilder has been re-released with a CD instead of a cassette tape.

Last Updated: April  1, 2015
By Sarah S. Uthoff

Sarah S. Uthoff is the main force behind Trundlebed Tales fighting to bring the History, Mystery, Magic and Imagination of Laura Ingalls Wilder and other greats of children’s literature and history to life for a new generation.Attend one of her programs, schedule one yourself, watch her videos, listen to her podcast, and find her on FacebookTwitterGoogle+,LinkedIn, and She is currently President of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Legacy and Research Association. Professionally she is a reference librarian at Kirkwood Community College and director of the Oxford (Iowa) Public Library.

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One comment on “Laura Ingalls Wilder Events Around the Country 2015
  1. katie mills says:

    Hi, I’ve been following your site for years (have my book on backorder, I wish it would come!) and I want to thank you for all your time and attention you have paid to my favorite author.

    I just found this Little House parody video and thought it was hilarious, and wanted to share in thanks for all the enjoyment you have given me: