• Aerial View of Fort Larned

    Fort Larned

    National Historic Site Kansas

Schedule of Events

Remarkable stories of the Indian Wars along the Santa Fe Trail.... Visit the most complete fort surviving from the days when Custer and Buffalo Bill Cody rode through. Original buildings, a visitor center, Park Ranger and Volunteers bring the story of this turbulent time to life.

Memorial Day Weekend (Saturday, Sunday & Monday) Largest living history event in western Kansas - experience a working frontier fort. See the schedule of events for the 2014 event.

Fourth of July (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) Celebrate our nation's birthday at one of the best preserved Indian Wars' Era fort along the Santa Fe Trail. See the schedule of activities for 2014.

Labor Day Weekend (Saturday, Sunday, & Monday) Reneactors bring the fort back to life for the holiday weekend. This year Fort Larned is celebrating its 50th Anniversary as a National Park Service Site. See the schedule of activities for this special celebration and all the Labor Day Weekend Events.

Candlelight Tour (2nd Saturday of October) Entertaining evening tours with vignettes from the fort's history. The 2014 Candlelight Tour will be on October 11. We will begin taking reservations at 8:30 am on Monday, September 29, 2014.

Christmas Open House (2nd Saturday of December) Old-fashioned Yuletide celebration with hot apple cider, cookies and Christmas carols.

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Events Upcoming for September

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  • Labor Day Weekend - Monday

    Monday, September 1, 2014

    Finish out Labor Day Weekend with special living history events and programs. More

  • Santa Fe Trail Rendezvous

    Thursday, September 18, 2014

    Rendezvous is the biennial conference of the Santa Fe Trail Association. More

  • Santa Fe Trail Rendezvous

    Friday, September 19, 2014

    Rendezvous is the biennial conference of the Santa Fe Trail Association. More

  • Santa Fe Trail Rendezvous

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

    Rendezvous is the biennial conference of the Santa Fe Trail Association. More

Did You Know?

Striker attending to ladies in the Captain's quarters.

An officer at Fort Larned was allowed to hire a paid servant. Most of the time an unmarried lady would fill this position. Otherwise, an enlisted soldier might be hired. More...