National / Regional Events

 
2023 Events
Continuing to add. If you know of any long-term events that aren't listed here, please email them to me at Vicki@RendezvousOhio.com ... 

Jan. 11-22, 2023 - Alafia River Rendezvous, 1000 Old Fort Meade Road, Homeland, Fla. Mailed pre-registration must be postmarked by Dec. 1. For pre-registration instructions, visit www.alafiariverrendezvous.org/2023-alafia-preregistration-info or contact Sherri Cox, 321-536-2438, registrar@alafiariverrendezvous.org. For information, contact booshways Frank and Liz Fulghum, booshway@alafiariverrendezvous.org. School day Jan. 19. Visitors days 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 20-21. Pre-registration fee is $60 per adult ages 18 and older, or $70 at the gate. No pets. Competitions include shoots, hawk & knife, archery. Also seminars, games and entertainment.

 

March 11-18, 2023 - Southwestern Regional Rendezvous, Dead Horse Creek, Aquilla, Texas. Facebook page,  www.facebook.com/southwesternrendezvous. Contact Matt Hamilton, 931-261-0705, Hilandrim@yahoo.com. Camp fees if registered before Feb. 11 are $25 ages 13 and older, $5 ages 12 and younger, $20 for mug, $10 per medallion, $70 for trader and $45 for blanket trader. Trader fees include one adult. Add $10 to adult and trader fees after that date. Early setup March 8-10. Long term and short term camp, modern camp. Public days March 11-12 and 18. Competitions include shoots, archery, hawk & knife, cooking contest, Highland games, kids' games, seminars.

 

April 9-17, 2022 - Paiute Mountain Rendezvous, between Tehachapi and Bakersfield, California. Contact Ann Galbraith, 909-228-8312, or for registration Jerry Zaslow, jerry.zaslow@gmail.com. Camp fees: Adults, $25; juniors ages 10-16, $10; pee wees ages 7-9, $5; and kids ages 6 and younger, free. At the gate, adults add $10. Rocky Mountain College seminars, rifle, archery, hawk & knife, children's activities. Traders welcome. 

 

May 2-7, 2023 - Bloody Lake Rendezvous, Black Hawk Memorial Park, Woodford, Wisconsin. Contact Mike Jorgenson, mike.jorgenson47@yahoo.com. Encampment open for unloading 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. Camp is closed to vehicles 8 p.m. Friday-3 p.m. Sunday. No pre-registration; first-come, first-served. Camp fee $25 per lodge or tin tipi, plus $10 per person ages 16 and older. Commercial traders $35 per business. Pets on leash OK for reenactors, but not for public. School day 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday. Children's games Saturday morning. Open to public 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. $2 admission.

 

May 17-29, 2023 - Jackson Hole Mountain Man Rendezvous, Teton County Fairgrounds, Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Contact Booshway J.R. Stotts, 801-719-9330, jrfan38@gmail.com, or Segunda Rick Burnside, 307-349-8543, ricky.burnside71@gmail.com. Trader fee $100. First weekend antler sale. Second weekend Old West Days.

 

June 16-24, 2023 - Pacific Primitive Rendezvous, near Winchester, Idaho. Contact Gloria Schmidt, 209-483-3325, Mayflower1820@gmail.com, www.pacificprimitiverendezvous.com, Facebook page. (Please note: Contact person is from the 2022 event.)

 

June 16-23, 2023 - NRLHF Old Northwest Territory Primitive Rendezvous, Hidden Hollow Camp, 8672 Richman Road, Lodi, Ohio 44254. Contact Gary Flegel, 303-421-7451. Early setup is June 14-15. Pre-registration deadline May 26. To pay online, register after Jan. 1, 2023. Pre-registration fees are $60 per adult for NMLRA members; $70 for non-members. Children ages 17 and younger are free. Registration at the gate is $85 per person for NMLRA members and $95 for non-members. Non-registered campers pay a $5 per day early setup fee. No trader fee, except camp registration, but traders must mark the form as a trader. Registration refunds must be requested in writing at least 21 days before the event begins. No refunds after the event. No pets; NRLHF follows ADA regulations. For more details on fees and rules, visit www.nrlhf.org.

June 18-24. 2023 - High Plains Regional Rendezvous, Hughes Draw, Black Hills, South Dakota. Contact Rocky Schmelz, 605-430-5540, rocky.smelz@gmail.com, www.hprr.org. Early setup starts June 14 (no services). Long-term camp closes at 4 p.m. June 18. Check website for gate hours and camp fees. Shoots, seminars, camp activities, hawk & knife competition. Elevation 6,400 feet.

 

July 1-5, 2023 - Four Moons Rising Rendezvous, Gary, South Dakota. Contact Thane Wells, 605-874-2940, twells@itctel.com, www.fourmoons.org. Competitions include shoots, archery, hawk & knife, creekin', fire starting, cards, kids games, cooking.

 

July 7-14, 2023 - Rocky Mountain National Rendezvous, between Montrose and Gunnison, Colorado. Contact Joe Kierst, westmesatinker@gmail.com, 575-425-5433, or Derik Stevens, savagestevens13@hotmail.com, 720-550-9234. Early setup July 5-6. Seminars and workshops, kids games, horse camp, cannon shoot, shooting program, knife and hawk, archery. Elevation 9,200 feet.

 
Aug. 30-Sept. 4, 2023 - Greene County Fish & Game Labor Day Rendezvous, 1538 Union Road, Xenia, Ohio 45385. Contact James Moody, 937-805-9313. Camp fee. No extra fee for traders. Competitions include shoots, archery, hawk & knife, pastry toss.
Sept. 22-30, 2023 - NRLHF Eastern Primitive Rendezvous, 2911 Stoney Run Road, Sugar Grove, Pennsylvania 16350. Contact Vennie Hotchkiss, 814-706-9169, vennie16350@gmail.com,
www.easternprimitiverendezvous.com. Early setup is Sept. 20-21. Public days 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 23-24. School day Sept. 26.
Pre-registration deadline Sept. 1. To pay online, register after Jan. 1, 2023. Pre-registration fees are $60 per adult for NMLRA members; $70 for non-members. Children ages 17 and younger are free. Registration at the gate is $85 per person for NMLRA members and $95 for non-members. Non-registered campers pay a $5 per day early setup fee. No trader fee, except camp registration, but traders must mark the form as a trader. Registration refunds must be requested in writing at least 21 days before the event begins. No refunds after the event. No pets; NRLHF follows ADA regulations. For more details on fees and rules, visit www.nrlhf.org.