Close up of two children's cowboy boots and rope

Autry Outdoors / Family Activities / Live Performances / Member Events

National Day of the Cowboy & Cowgirl – Enjoy Family-Friendly Activities All Day!

Saturday, July 27, 2024, 10 a.m.

The Autry in Griffith Park

Kids: FREE | Adults: $18 | Seniors and Students: $14 | Members: FREE with Early Access at 9:30 a.m. (Additional adult guests based on level of membership)
Reservations Required


About the Event

Celebrate National Day of the Cowboy and Cowgirl with extended museum hours until 7:30 p.m. and family-friendly activities for guests of all ages. Enjoy trick ropers on the plaza, cowboy poetry in gallery, live music on the plaza, country line dancing lessons, film screenings and docent led tours. Autry members enjoy early access and a Member Cookout in the Corral (café).

Schedule of Events:

10 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Museum open

9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Urban Saddles- ponies, photo ops and workshops on the lawn

10:30 a.m. | Jammin with Jared children's performance on plaza

11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. | Cowboy themed docent led tours

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Member Cookout in the Autry Corral Cafe

11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. | Trick Ropers on the plaza

12 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. | The Gene Autry Show TV episodes

1 p.m. | Film screening of The Cowboys (1972) in the theatre

1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Cowboy Poetry in gallery

3:30 p.m. | Country line dancing lesson and dancing on the plaza

5 p.m. | Live music by Matt Axton on the plaza – acoustic set

8 p.m. | Back to the Future III Street Food Cinema film screening and 7 p.m. live music by Matt Axton Band (full band set) on the lawn – Autry membership or SFC ticket purchase required

The schedule and location of performances and activities are subject to change.

Land Acknowledgment

The Autry Museum of the American West acknowledges the Gabrielino/Tongva peoples as the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar (the Los Angeles basin and So. Channel Islands). We recognize that the Autry Museum and its campuses are located on the traditional lands of Gabrielino/Tongva peoples and we pay our respects to the Honuukvetam (Ancestors), ‘Ahiihirom (Elders) and ‘Eyoohiinkem (our relatives/relations) past, present and emerging.

The Autry Museum in Griffith Park

4700 Western Heritage Way

Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462
Located northeast of downtown, across from the Los Angeles Zoo.
Map and Directions

Free parking for Autry visitors.

Tuesday–Friday 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Saturday–Sunday 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Food Trucks are available on select days, contact us for details at 323.495.4252.
The cafe is temporarily closed until further notice.