Prairie Villa Rendezvous ~ Prairie du Chien

This is an annual free event in Prairie du Chien.
Check the Southwest Wisconsin Calendar for more events!

Prairie Villa Rendezvous is a Fur Trading era environment recreating life as it was in 1840’s when Prairie du Chien was the hub of the fur trading.

The annual Prairie Villa Rendezvous is one of the largest re-enactments in the Midwest, and has been going on since 1976.

This  four-day event is held the third weekend in June and features the a re-creation of life as it was back in the 1840s.

Click here to view highlights of the Rendezvous!

Prairie Villa Rendezvous 
Thursday-Sunday, June 16-19, 2011

St. Feriole Island (on the Mississippi River), Prairie du Chien, WI

Open to the public
Free admission

The local Jaycees operate a Buffalo Burger Stand serving real buffalo!

On-going demonstrations at individual camps all during the event such as:

flint knapping
fiddle playing
1700s medical practices
longbow making
and more.

Event is free to spectators – You can come and go as you wish.

Schedule of Events – Lodging – More Details!

Rendezvous vendors are to contact the Big River Long Rifle for registration information. Big River Long Rifles Website

Flea market vendors are to contact the Prairie du Chien Jaycees for registration information. 

For more information:
Prairie du Chien Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 608-326-8555 ex. 11

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