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Pony Express Museum Family Festival

February 20

Each President’s Day, the Pony Express Museum hosts Family Day. This is a free event open to all ages. Family Day gives visitors the opportunity to step back into the 1860s and experience what it was like to be a Pony Express rider. Crafts and activities take place in the Community Room. Guided tours are offered of the museum, with many of the tour guides portraying historical characters of St. Joseph’s past. School marms will also be presenting in the Pony School. Visitors will touch on 1860s history. and what a day at school was like for children of that time period.

​A part of HORIZONS program partners Missouri Humanities, Missouri Arts Council, and Missouri Tourism to promote regional cultural events.