National / Regional Events

2021 Events

July 9-16, 2021 - Rocky Mountain National Rendezvous, near Musselshell, Montana, in the Musselshell River Valley. Contact Jackie Kuhlman, 406-252-3934,, or Mike Tomell, 406-626-4702,, Pre-registration deadline June 8. Seminars and workshops, kids games, family games, Highland games, horse games, cannon shoot, fort shoot, trail walks for rifle, pistol, smoothbore, knife and hawk, primitive and pilgrim archery. Elevation 3,500 feet. For more details, see the website.

July 16-24, 2021 - NRLHF Northeastern Primitive Rendezvous, Newark Valley, New York. Contact Tess MacCaskill, 607-229-9645 or,
Sept. 24-Oct. 1, 2021 - NRLHF Eastern Primitive Rendezvous, New Road, Swain, New York 14884. Booshway Robert Watson, 585-261-8819.
Sept. 25-26, 2021 - ​Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival, Huntington County Fairgrounds, 631 E. Taylor St., Huntington, Indiana 46750. Contact or 260-359-8687.
Oct. 21-24, 2021 - Old Virginia Primitive Rendezvous, Surry, Virginia. Visit for info and registration form. Camp fee $30 per person for advanced registration; $35 after Oct. 1. Children ages 17 and younger and OVPR members are free. Early setup starts the weekend before the event with additional fee $10 per person. Competitions include woods walk, ladies match, juniors match, pistol match, archery, scribe's match, hawk & knife, smoothbore. Social events include court, ladies social, children’s games, potluck dinner and evenings at the Spider Web Inn.
Oct. 22-29, 2021 - Old North State Primitive Rendezvous, Reavis Farm, 297 Reavis Road, Yadkinville, North Carolina. Contact Greg Bagshaw, 336-918-7411, Depicting 1640-1840 Colonial and Mountain Man Era. Open to public 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 23-24. No pets.
Oct. 22-29, 2021 - NRLHF Southeastern Primitive Rendezvous, unknown location,
Past 2021 events
Jan. 13-24, 2021 - 50th anniversary of Alafia River Rendezvous,  1000 Old Fort Meade Road, Homeland, Fla. Contact booshways Don and Barb Boger,, Early set-up Jan. 13-15. (2020 info; 2021 to come later) Camp fee is $55 per person ages 18 and older if pre-registered, or $65 at the gate. Trade fee $35, or $50 at the gate. Pre-registration form and fees must be postmarked by Dec. 1. Visit website for registration form or contact Susie Hull, 1879 King Edward Dr., Kissimmee, FL  34744, No pets. Competitions include shoots, hawk & knife, archery. Also seminars, games and entertainment.
April 28-May 2, 2021 - Lancaster County Longrifles Rendezvous And Black Powder Shoot, Muddy Run Park, Susquehanock Drive, Holtwood, Pennsylvania. Contact Danny Gichner, 717-682-1393,, or Luanne Bell, 717-566-9983,,, Facebook page. Pre-1840 fur trade era. Event will have no pre-registration this year and all registration and fees will be paid at the gate. Print the registration form from the Facebook page,  and have it filled out with cash or check in hand at the gate. Camp fees are $35 for adults ages 17 and older and $27 for youth ages 12-16. Children ages 11 and younger are free. Family rate is $105. Sutler fee is $25. Adult day shooter is $35 and youth day shooter is $27. Early setup begins after noon April 24 for associate members who pay $10 extra fee for each adult before April 17. Associate members also gain voting privileges for the election of board members. Registered sutlers may set up beginning noon April 25. Early setup for campers is 8 a.m.-8 p.m. April 27; vehicles must be out by dark. Period attire is required beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday. Gate is open for registration 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and 8 a.m.-noon Saturday with a one-hour unload time. Camp ends at noon Sunday. Small modern camp available and nearby campground. Competitions include rifle, pistol, smoothbore shoots as well as archery, hawk & knife, woods walk, children's games, Highland games, seminars.
May 26-June 1, 2021 - Original New England Primitive Rendezvous, Fort at Number 4, Charlestown, New Hampshire. Contact
June 9-13, 2021 - NRLHF Corps of Discovery, Nichols Family Farm, 85 TR 1305, Toronto, Ohio. Facebook page. Contact Mark Rebres, 740-632-8625,, Free public admission 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Setup Wednesday. A learning rendezvous, seminars, workshops, educational sessions. Archery, hawk & knife and shooting demonstrations. For more details on fees and rules, visit, call 717-312-3016 or email
(canceled) June 18-25, 2021 - NRLHF Old Northwest Primitive Rendezvous, Hidden Hollow Camp, 8672 Richman Road, Lodi, Ohio 44254. Booshway James Schneider, 330-416-6197.
June 18-26, 2021 - Pacific Primitive Rendezvous,, La Grande, Oregon, near Little Whiskey Ridge.
June 20-26, 2021 - High Plains Regional Rendezvous, 18855 Loup River Road West, Cairo, Nebraska, on the edge of the Nebraska Sandhill’s in the Loup River Valley at the Red, White and Blue Range. Contact Dennis Souba, 402-926-6318,, or Jason Gesch, 402-416-0383, Early setup starts June 18 (no services). Check website for gate hours and camp fee. Shoots, seminars, camp activities, hawk & knife competition.
June 25-July 2, 2021 - Friends of the Old Northwest Rendezvous, Miller Conservation Farm, 5670 E. TR 138, Tiffin, Ohio. Contact booshway Hank Felder, 517-852-9252,, or segundo Dave Pitney, 419-296-8165, Archery, hawk & knife, cooking contest, Highland games, seminars, entertainment. Mail pre-registration by May 1 (if possible) to Friends of ONW, c/o Vicki Johnson, 4636 CR P, McClure, OH 43534 (419-601-2495, Camp fee is $45 per adult and $20 for traders or large blanket traders. Children ages 17 and younger are free. Traders may set up Tuesday, June 22. Setup days area Wednesday-Friday, June 23-25. Public days TBA.