2019 Fort Buenaventura Easter Rendezvous
Relive pre-1840s frontier history at the 33rd Annual Fort Buenaventura Easter Rendezvous on April 18-21, 2019 at Fort Buenaventura in Ogden Utah. The Fort Buenaventura Easter Rendezvous is held every Easter weekend at Fort Buenaventure Park in Ogden, UT. There are shooting contests, recreation of fur trade gatherings and Native American traditions, canoe races, primitive camping, and trader’s row. Registration required.
Held Easter Weekend each year, the Fort Buenaventura Easter Rendezvous marks the opening of our season. Come join us for a re-creation of the fur trade era gatherings of trappers and Native Americans. The events on Saturday from 8:00 am-6:00 pm include a dutch oven contest, rifle shoot, kids’ games, frying pan toss and much more! The events on Sunday from 10:00 am-1:00 pm include a shotgun shoot and kids’ and adult canoe races. Vendors will be there to sell food and drinks so bring the whole family for a day of fun and good food!
Fort Buenaventura Easter Rendezvous
One half of the park has the RV’s and the food trucks. The food is excellent, but be aware that it does take a while. Luckily, there is a park and slide so the kids can play while you wait.
Location: Fort Buenaventura Park, 2450 A Ave, Ogden, UT 84401
$2 Per Person
Children under 5 free
Fur Trade Era dress required for competition at activities.
In and Out
Early Setup: Begins Thursday
School Days: Thursday
Gates Close: Long Term
Primitive Camp @ 7 PM Friday
Gates OPEN again after Council Fire
Knife and Hawk Throwing
Mountain Man Run
Mountain Kid Run
Kid’s Black Powder Shoot
Primitive Skills Demonstrations
Dutch Oven Cooking Contest
Pre-1840s Outfit Contest
Frying Pan Toss Contest
Food & Refreshments Available
Easter Egg Hunt