National Day of the Cowboy

 Saturday, July 24 at High Noon until 4:00pm

With events all around the country on the 4th Saturday in July, National Day of the Cowboy works to contribute to the preservation of America’s cowboy culture and pioneer heritage.

The Briscoe Western Art Museum celebrates annually with a free community event for all ages to honor the contributions of the cowboy, cowgirl, and vaquero. Highlights include live music, crafts for kids and kids at heart, Cowpoke games, museum tours, food truck grub, and more! All ages are welcome and admission is free, so mosey on down with your family and friends.

See what we’ve got planned!

  • COWPOKE GAMES: NERF gun shooting gallery, felt horseshoe toss, and barrel racing
  • COWPOKE CRAFTS- outfit yer’self in a bolo tie & spurs, make a sock-puppet pony and join in the barrel racing!
  • BRISCOE JAIL- lock up yer loved ones and have them post bail for a small donation or time served
  • GUIDED TOURS- our docents will guide you as you take a look at works of art that highlight the cowboy, cowgirl, and vaquero
  • LIL PARTNERS READING ZONE- mosey over to the Kampann Library Portal to sit a spell and read some book son cowboy life
  • COOL DOWN CORRAL- head over the the 3rd floor for a screening of The Apple Dumpling Gang
  • ROLLIN’ TEXAS STYLE Chuckwagon– sample some tasty vittles- beans & cornbread
  • BARDITCH HIPPIES BAND– sit a spell or two-step around the garden to country music
  • B-DADDY’S BBQ FOOD TRUCK– enjoy a bite or two of tasty Texas barbecue
  • MRS. SNOW SHAVE ICE– cool off with a sweet treat

For more information contact:

Education & Programs Department