FORT UNION TRADING POST NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE - 2019 SUMMER EVENTS
JUNE 13-16 - FORT UNION RENDEZVOUS
19th Century Fur Trade Fair includes a variety of period arts, crafts and music. Come and participate in the upper Missouri's finest fur trade fair at one of the West's most imposing historic sites.
Thursday 6/13 - Kids Day - 10:00 - 2:00 central time - Kids can enjoy various stations of games and hands on activities. Event and activities are free.
Saturday 6/15 - 28th Annual Rendezvous Run, sponsored by The Williston Parks and Recreation District - Choose between a 1-mile kids race, 1-mile Fur Trader Run (dress as fur trader), 5k Walk, 5k Run, 11k Run, and a Half Marathon. Race Registration and more information avalible here.
AUGUST 3-4 - INDIAN ARTS SHOWCASE & NORTHERN PLAINS OYATE POW WOW
**Update July 31, 2019 - This event has been postponed - future date to be decided**
American Indian history and culture, through music, singing, dancing, traditional crafts and lectures by tribal historians and elders from tribes of the Upper Missouri.
AUGUST 31-SEPTEMBER 2 - LIVING HISTORY WEEKEND
Reenactors portray American Fur Company employees and American Indians of Fort Union Trading Post. Every Labor Day weekend, Fort Union hosts muzzleloaders, buckskinners, and fur trade re-enactors.
Last Bell Tours, 8/31 at 8 p.m. central time- After the last bell is rung, closing the fort for the night, visitors are led through a series of scenes related to an event in the history of the fort.