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
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.