2020 Schedule of Events Note: Events are subject to change. Check this website or phone (719) 383-5010 for details and more information about these and other special events.
Frontier Skills Day
Adults are invited to take on various roles at the fort for a day. Be a hunter, blacksmith, trader, carpenter, laborer, or domestic. Space is limited; pre-registration required. Call (719) 383-5026 for information and application. Registration opens on January 2, 2020.
Trails and Rails Trips
Santa Fe Trail Encampment*
Fur Trade Encampment*
Although better known for its role in the buffalo robe trade, Bent, St. Vrain, & Co. were also heavily involved in the trade for beaver pelts, especially earlier in the fort’s history. Experience the sights, sounds, and smells of the beaver trade. Interact with trappers, in addition to the regular fort residents. For more information, call (719) 383-5023.
Traditional Holiday Celebration*
Witness the holiday pleasures and pastimes of the 1840s at an isolated trading post. Period games, foods, and festivities will enliven the fort. Reservations are required for the evening candlelight tours, phone (719) 383-5026 starting November 1, 2020.
Last updated: January 7, 2020