Wildcatter Day at Pithole

June 10, 2023 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Come explore Pennsylvania's legendary oil boomtown! Visitors will enjoy guided tours, living history and more.

Discovery Days Camp

July 6,13,20, & 27, 2023
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Join Drake Well Museum and Park for our fun-filled day camp. Children ages 8-12 can participate in this day long, hands-on program and learn about the Oil Region’s rich history and environment. Registration required. Discovery Days 2023 Registration

Drake Well Marathon & 1/2

August 20, 2023
7 a.m.
The Drake Well Marathon features a beautiful course, which travels through the main streets of Titusville and the historic Oil Creek. This Boston Qualifier marathon is a small-town race with a community of amazing volunteers ready to cheer you on. The proceeds from the event support the Friends of Drake Well, Inc.


Drake Day-Music in the Park

August 26, 2023 Noon – 4:00 p.m.
Join the museum staff and volunteers to celebrate the 164th Anniversary of the Drake Well oil strike with musical performances by local bands and musicans.

Fall Gas Up

September 9, 2023
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Drake Well Museum and Park will host a Fall Gas Up, sponsored by the Pioneer Steam and Gas Engine Society. Displays will include antique engines, farm and oil field equipment, cars, trucks, and models.

Pithole Lantern Tours

October 14, 2023
6:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m.
Join us as Historic Pithole City serves as the backdrop for an evening experience that brings oil history to life. Visitors will meet historical figures during a nighttime tour of the legendary oil boomtown. Advanced ticket sales only.

Pithole Visitor Center

June - August (Saturdays and Sundays)

Explore Pithole, Pennsylvania's legendary oil boomtown! The Pithole Visitors Center will be open from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Enjoy an orientation film, exhibits and a tour of the grounds. Admission fees apply.