Events

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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 the Parks progam calendar for current dates and registration details. For more information on these events, please call 636-798-2005 or email Parks.

Monthly Programs 

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 di Silva at 1:15 and 3:15pm in the Old Peace Chapel in the park. In addition to the presentation, guests may visit with Lila from 12-5pm to hear her compelling stories. Presentations by and visits with Lila are FREE. This program is free and will captivate audiences of all ages. Between performances, guests are invited to visit with Lila from 12 - 5 p.m. Monthly schedule varies.

A Visit with Daniel and Rebecca Boone

Experience an educational and inspirational walk back in time with the nation’s best when you purchase a ticket to a guided tour of The Historic Daniel Boone Home. Meet famous Missourians Daniel and Rebecca Boone, portrayed by Colonels Robert and Shirley Pecoraro, National Association for Interpretation Outstanding Interpretive Volunteer Award winners.
Admission to the Boone Home: $8 for adults, $6 for seniors ages 60 and up and $5 for children ages 5–12. Active and retired military and children 4 and under are free.

Annual Events 

Spirits of the Past

Dark tales and superstitions of the 1800s are brought to life. Walk through lantern-lit paths in the historic park, listen stories of the past, and, if you dare, hear the eerie Legend of Sleepy Hallow by renowned storyteller Anne Williams. Limited tickets will be available to reserve between 6 and 9 p.m. A specific time will be assigned to tour the Boone Home when you arrive and each tour is limited to 15 guests at a time. Each vignette will repeat every 8 - 10 minutes. Guests may visit vignettes located in the village buildings before and after their Boone Home tour. No flash photography or video recording allowed. No refunds 14 days prior to event date.
Pre-Registered Admission: $10 per person in advance; tickets are $12 until they sell out at the door!  

Christmas Candlelight 

Experience a night of warmth and beauty this holiday season at The Historic Daniel Boone Home. Step back in time to observe Christmas traditions of the past while strolling through the enchanting village illuminated with thousands of lantern-lit candles. Along the way, visit with “Daniel and Rebecca Boone” inside the Boone Home as they reminisce about winters past. Guests will tour the inside of the home and hear different storytellers inside buildings throughout the historic village grounds. Limited tickets will be available to reserve between 6 and 9 p.m. Tickets are $12 per person in advance if pre-registered before Nov. 19. Tickets are $15 after that date and may not be available at the door if the program sells out. A specific time will be assigned to tour the Boone Home and each tour is limited to 15 guests at a time. Each Christmas vignette throughout the village will repeat every 8 - 10 minutes. Guests may visit vignettes before and after their Boone Home tour. No flash photography or video recording allowed. No refunds 14 days prior to event date.
Pre-Registered Admission: $12 if pre-registered before deadline; $15 after that date