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Buffalo Bill Wild West Show

Immerse Yourself in Living History with Buffalo Bill, June 29-30!

See amazing trick shots, expert horseback riding stunts, and so much more in LeClaire, IA!

Looking for family fun that blends history and excitement? Set up the wagon and mosey on down to Buffalo Bill’s Best of the Wild West – hosted by the Buffalo Bill Museum! During this ticketed event, you will “meet” cowboy legends like Annie Oakley, Buck Taylor, and Buffalo Bill himself and watch them perform feats of skill and strength—behind-the-back trick shots, side-saddle horseback riding, a full-blown arena show extravaganza and more. Be sure to visit the period-accurate vendors selling old-world wares, take a historic tipi tour, or pan for gold with prospectors. Watch history come alive with the whole family in LeClaire, Iowa this June 29-30!

Buffalo Bill on his horse at the Wild West Show
woman holding a mirror and gun for a behind-the-back trick shot at the Buffalo Bill Wild West Show
Man firing a cannon at the Buffalo Bill Wild West Show
Buck Taylor riding two horses at once at the Buffalo Bill Wild West Show
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  • Saturday, June 29, 10:30 AM to 4 PM
  • Sunday, June 30, 10:30 AM to 3 PM
  • The Extravaganza arena show will take place at 12:30 PM on both days!


  • Adults $15
  • Seniors $12
  • Kids 12 Under $8


Cody Elementary School, LeClaire, IA

Parking & FREE Shuttle Information

Please park on the LeClaire Levee and take advantage of the convenient and free shuttle buses provided courtesy of Riverboat Twilight. Parking at the event location is very limited. Shuttles will be located in front of the Buffalo Bill Museum and will run continuously between downtown and the event location throughout each day.

And when the Wild West performers hit the dusty trail, stick around and check out LeClaire’s 190th Birthday Bash, hosted right on the LeClaire Levee! This free celebration will have face painting, street magic, free ice cream, and country music that the whole family is sure to love. While you’re here take in all LeClaire has to offer—enjoy fantastic dining & shopping, cruise on the elegant Riverboat Twilight on Saturday, or find a hidden gem at Antique Archaeology, the home of American Pickers!

LeClaire is also home to many comfy and convenient lodging options. Check them out and enjoy a fun weekend with family and friends along the Mighty Mississippi.