*****even though the 150th celebration has come and gone, you can still celebrate the counties history by visiting the museum and learning about where you live! Wyandotte County has a rich history, and we are here to share it with you.

150th Celebration of Wyandotte County, taking place at the Wyandotte County Park (126th & State Ave) on June 6-7!

Join the Wyandotte County Historical Museum as we commemorate Wyandotte County’s 150th Anniversary. Re-enactors, speakers, dancers and music are just part of that variety of events and activities scheduled throughout the year-long millennium celebration that recognizes our history, which began in 1859.

Performers scheduled include:

Saturday, June 6th

  • 1859 Medicine, First Person Re-enacter, 10am
  • Magic Show, 11am
  • Peter Adams, Irish Immigrant Songs, 12 Noon
  • Kansas Old-Time Fiddlers Pickers and Singers, 1pm-2:45pm
  • Mexican Dancers, 3pm 
  • Lithuanian Dancers, 4pm
  • Hardtack, 5pm
  • Vandels Snook, 7pm-8:45pm
  • FIREWORKS after the concert

Sunday, June 7th

  •  1850s Church Service, 10am
  • Kansas Old Time Fiddlers Pickers and Singers 11am-12:45pm
  • 1859 Medicine, First person re-enactor 1pm
  • Gospel Choir, Our Lady & St. Rose, 2pm
  • Hrvatski Obicaj (Croatian Tamburitzan), 3pm

Other events will be Hot Air balloons, Children’s Area, Food Court, Beer Garden, Blacksmith, Spinner/Weaver, Quilters, exhibition of the Wyandotte Art Association, Cow Chip Bingo, a 1850s Church Service on Sunday morning at 10am and numerous educational/organization tents.

There is something for everyone!

The event will end on Sunday at 3:30pm with the Dedication of the Oblisek, which will be a permanent monument outside of the museum.

All events will take place in the museum and the surrounding Wyandotte County Park. (126th & State Avenue)  All events are free and open to the public!

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