Events

Pioneer actor
The Historic Daniel Boone Home hosts several special events throughout the year. Each event brings to life a different aspect of history by telling the stories of the people and the time. Check in on the Parks calendar for current dates and registration details. For more information on these events, please call 636-949-7535 or email parks@sccmo.org.

Monthly Programs



Artisan in Residence


Once a month, the Boone Home will showcase a different frontier trade or craft, such as pottery or blacksmithing. Our local artisans will demonstrate their talents and often sell their wares. Please call for more information on this month's artisan!

Hands-On Programs


Once each month, Guests can experience one of our interactive and interpretive programs, such as soap making, paper marbling or even woodworking. Each month showcases a different trade, skill or craft. Call for more information on this month's hands-on program.

Lila, Life of a Missouri Slave


Visit with "Lila" and learn about slavery on the Missouri frontier. "Lila, Life of a Missouri Slave" is performed by Angela a Silva at 1:15 and 3:15 p.m. Monthly schedule varies.

Meet Daniel Boone and His Biographer, John Filson


Meet Daniel Boone and his biographer, John Filson, and see their amazing collection of original antiques from the time periods of the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War. Don't miss this once a month event to meet Colonel Barney Combs (Daniel Boone), C.I.G., and Colonel Robert Pecoraro (John Filson), C.I.G. Both are celebrating 30 years as Historic Daniel Boone Home volunteers. Monthly schedule varies.

Annual Events

Farming Ways of the Frontier


April 29, 2017, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Militia Encampment Weekend


May 6–7, 2017, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. both days

Mother's Day Tea Luncheon


May 13, 2017, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

Daniel Boone Home Brew Fest


May 20, 2017, 12–5 p.m.

Homeschool Day


May 24 and Aug. 30, 2017, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Homeschool students and their families are invited to experience pioneer life by exploring hands-on programs and demonstrations throughout the park. Bring a sack lunch and spend the day learning about Daniel Boone and frontier life. Enjoy the beauty of the site while getting in core homeschool hours!

Daniel Boone Home Day Camp


June 5–9, 2017, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

Father's Day BBQ at the Boone Home


June 17, 2017, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

Declaration of Independence Recitation by Presenter Anne Williams


July 9, 2017, 1:15 and 3:15 p.m.

Trivia Night at the Boone Home


Sept. 16, 2017, time TBA

Spirits of the Past


Oct. 21, 2017, 6–10:30 p.m.
Life in the early 1800s was filled with superstition and uncertainty. As night descends, walk the lantern-lit paths and explore a pioneer village where doubt lurks in the shadows. Limited tickets are available. Reservations are highly recommended.

Pre-Registered Admission: $6; Children 4 and under are free and do not need to register
At-the-Door Admission: $10


Christmas Candlelight


Dec. 1–2 and 8–9, 2017, 6–10:30 p.m.
Thousands of candles illuminate a world on the edge of the frontier. Step back into the early 1800s to experience Christmas as it was celebrated in the past with stories, music and hot cider. Limited tickets are available. Reservations are highly recommended.

Pre-Registered Admission: $10; Children 4 and under are free and do not need to register
At-the-Door Admission: $15