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Posted on: June 13, 2018

NATIONAL DAY OF THE COWBOY CELEBRATION ON JULY 28

Manhattan, Kan. – Join the Flint Hills Discovery Center (FHDC) on Saturday, July 28 from 10:00 AM-5:00 PM for National Day of the Cowboy. Wrangle up the family for a day filled with indoor and outdoor activities embracing the spirit of the Wild West!   


Celebrate the history and culture of the American West. Learn more about the people - Buffalo Soldiers, Native Americans, American pioneers, ranchers, mountain men/trappers and others who played a role in shaping Kansas history.


Guests are invited to brush up on their skills of roping, branding, horseshoes and bison chip tossing, rope making, and more. Check out the cowboy tools of the trade such as saddles, blankets, chaps, gloves, spurs, hats and ropes.


Regular admission rates apply. Tickets can be purchased at the door. Admission is $9 for adults (18-64 years old), $7 for military, students, educators, or seniors (65+ years old), $4 for youth (2-17 years old), free for children under two years old and free for FHDC members.


During National Day of the Cowboy, ticketholders will also receive admission to the exhibitions inside the FHDC. This includes our newest exhibit, Be the Dinosaur!

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