Indiana Events

July 17-18, 2021 - Revolutionary War on the Frontier, Old Fort Wayne, 1201 Spy Run Ave., Fort Wayne, Indiana. Contact 260-437-2836. Juried; reenactor, sutler, demonstrator applications at oldfortwayne.org/get-involved/reenactor-registration. Post Miami under British control and life in a British trading post. Merchants trading wares while the British Army keeps a close eye out for rebels. Demonstrations will include military and merchant life, period cooking, period artisans, and weapons. Public hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.
 
July 31-Aug. 1, 2021 - Le Rendez-vous du Detroit, Historic Fort Wayne, 6325 W. Jefferson Ave., Detroit, Michigan. Contact https://www.facebook.com/HistoricFortWayneEvents. A founders day event celebrating the cultures that put Detroit on the map. French Canadian and Native American music, dancing, food, cultural exhibits, genealogy displays, kids games.
 
Aug. 28-29, 2021 - Post Miami – 1754-1763, Old Fort Wayne, 1201 Spy Run Ave., Fort Wayne, Indiana. Contact 260-437-2836. Juried; reenactor, sutler, demonstrator applications at oldfortwayne.org/get-involved/reenactor-registration. Known as the “Seven Year’s War,” French Marines, Forces of the Crown and Native allies wrestle for supremacy in North America. Public hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.
 
Sept. 10-12, 2021 - Rendezvous On The Reserve, Montpelier Historical Society, Montpelier, Indiana 47359. Contact Bryon Maddox, 765-730-0400, bryon.maddox60@yahoo.com. Educational event for public. Participants are encouraged to demonstrate a skill from the Indiana fur trade era; $5 stipend for demonstrators. Advanced registration preferred before Sept. 7. Limited to first 50 camps. Camp fee is $20 if pre-registered; $25 at the gate. Setup starts at 10 a.m. Thursday. Enter and check in at north gate. Take your own drinking water. Competitions include shoots, hawk & knife, archery, skillet toss, kids' games.
 
Sept. 25-26, 2021 - ​Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival, Huntington County Fairgrounds, 631 E. Taylor St., Huntington, Indiana 46750. Contact pioneerfest@hotmail.com or 260-359-8687.
 
Oct. 1-3, 2021 - Mississinewa 1812, Mississinewa Battlefield, Marion, Indiana. Contact www.mississinewa1812.com,
765-573-3033, info@mississinewa1812.com. Largest War of 1812 event in North America commemorates the Battle of Mississinewa. Juried event. Military encampment, Indian village, Rivertown, wilderness area. Commemoration of battle fought Dec. 17-18, 1812. Public hours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission $7 in advance, $9 at the gate; ages 6-12 $5 in advance, $6 at the gate. GPS address: 6000 N 300 W27, La Fontaine, Ind.
 
Oct. 8-10, 2021 - Morgan County Longrifles Fall Rendezvous, Thunder Creek Range, Martinsville, Indiana. Contact via Facebook page, www.facebook.com/MorganCountyLongRifles.
 
Oct. 9-10, 2021 - Feast of the Hunters’ Moon, Tippecanoe County Historical Association, Fort Ouiatenon Historical Park, 3921 S. River Road, West Lafayette, Indiana. Contact 765-476-8411, feast@tippecanoehistory.org, www.tippecanoehistory.org. Juried event: 1717-1791 . Public hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. No pets.
 
Oct. 15-22, 2021 - Wild Winds Buffalo Preserve Fall Rendezvous, 6975 N. Ray Road, Fremont, Indiana. Contact 260-495-0137, wildwindsbuffalo@gmail.com.
 
Oct. 15-17, 2021 - Historical Indiana 1680-1818, Jimtown Historical Museum, Jimtown, Indiana, Elkhart County. Juried event with no large animals allowed. Seeking period vendors, craftspeople, reenactors of Native, French, British and Americans.
 
Oct. 22-24, 2021 - Five Medals at The Trace, Stone's Trace, 5111 Lincolnway South, Ligonier, Indiana 46767. Contact Mike Judson, 574-536-9851, fivemedals1812@gmail.com. Check website for application. 1740-1890 event focused on demonstration and education. Well-known presenters, demonstrators and merchants. Range for live shoot. Skirmish. Saturday evening candlelight tour followed by artillery and musketry night firing. Friday student education day.
 
Oct. 23-24, 2021 - Patoka Valley Long Rifles Fall Rendezvous, 1579 E. Logtown Road, Winslow, Indiana 47598. Contact Tom E Hawk Mosley, 812-677-2318, patokavalleylongrifles@gmail.com, Facebook page.


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Past 2021 events

April 16-18, 2021 - Spring Fest Rendezvous, Blue River Longrifles, Morristown, Indiana. Contact 317-448-0390, engineering_bradan_sharritts@yahoo.com. Camp fee $20.
 
April 23-25, 2021 - Ladies Friendship Circle Rendezvous, Friendship, Indiana. Contact Joe-D Baxter, (812) 344-4808, jbaxter87@gmail.com. 8 a.m. Friday-3 p.m. Sunday. Woodswalk, modern .22 matches, rifle and pistol matches, trap shooting. Instructors and loaner guns available for registered participants.
 
April 23-25, 2021 - Bridgeton Rendezvous, Downtown Bridgeton, Indiana 47836. Sponsored by Bridgeton Covered Bridge Association. Contact bton1878hse@aol.com, 765-548-2136, bridgetonindiana.com. Reenactment 1750-1840 with period camps, clothing, cooking, trading, black powder rifle shoots, primitive bow shoot, knife and hawk throwing demos, woods walk, canoe event. No camp fee. Rustic setting and historic town. Free space for indoor period trade fair vendors. School day Friday. Early setup by arrangement.
 
April 24-25, 2021 - Redbud Trail Rendezvous, Trail of Courage, 37 E 375 N, Rochester, Indiana 46975. Contact Fulton County Historical Society, 574-223-4436, Facebook page. Public hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission $3.
 
April 24-25, 2021 - Patoka Valley Long Rifles Spring Rendezvous, 1579 E. Logtown Road, Winslow, Indiana 47598. Contact Tom E Hawk Mosley, 812-677-2318, patokavalleylongrifles@gmail.com, Facebook page.

May 8-9, 2021 - Muster on the St. Mary’s timeline, Old Fort Wayne, 1201 Spy Run Ave., Fort Wayne, Indiana. Contact 260-437-2836. Juried; reenactor, sutler, demonstrator applications at oldfortwayne.org/get-involved/reenactor-registration. Vikings through mid-1950s. Public hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.

(New event) May 15-16, 2021 - Terra Haute Colonial Fair, Vigo County Conservation Club, 10382 Grotto Road, Terra Haute, Indiana. Contact Ron Turner, rdknturner@aol.com, vigocountyconservationclub.org. Juried event, 1700-1812 in west central Indiana. Public hours, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline April 1. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

May 15-16, 2021 - ​Voyageur Rendezvous, Lake County Parks, Grand Kankakee Marsh County Park, 21690 Clay St., Hebron, Indiana 46341. Contact 219-769-7275, info@lakecountyparks.com. 

May 21-23, 2021 - Morgan County Longrifles Spring Rendezvous, Wolf Creek Range, Lebanon, Indiana. Contact via Facebook page, www.facebook.com/MorganCountyLongRifles.

May 29-30, 2021 - Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous, George Rogers Clark National Historical Park, 401 S. 2nd St., Vincennes, Indiana 47591. For reenactor information, visit www.spiritofvincennes.org/participant-information, 800-886-6443. 18-century event with juried merchants and craftsmen. Period music, craftsmen, food. Battle reenactments featuring member troops of the Northwest Territorial Alliance, www.NWTA.org, at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday and noon and 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Public hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Public admission $10 adults and $2 children; two-day pass $12. 

June 12-13, 2021 - Siege of Ft. Wayne – 1812, Old Fort Wayne, 1201 Spy Run Ave., Fort Wayne, Indiana. Contact 260-437-2836. Juried; reenactor, sutler, demonstrator applications at oldfortwayne.org/get-involved/reenactor-registration. In the fall of 1812, Native Americans and British allies had captured all the other American forts in the Old Northwest Territory. Now it was Fort Wayne’s turn. Public hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. 

June 12-20, 2021 - Spring National Shoot, National Muzzleloading Rifle Association, Friendship, Indiana. Contact (812) 667-5131 or (800) 745-1493.