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Alafia River Rendezvous

2023Fri20Jan9:00 amFri4:00 pmAlafia River Rendezvous9:00 am - 4:00 pm Florida Frontiersmen Property, 1000 Old Fort Meade Road, Bartow, FL 33830 Event OrganizerFlorida Frontiersmen

Event Details

Step back in time at the Alafia River Rendezvous! This annual event in Polk County is a living portrayal of pre-1840 America where children and families can enjoy a living history lesson one weekend each January. While the full event covers 10 days, there are 2 days that the public is invited to join the participants for demonstrations, tours, food, memorabilia, and a historical experience unlike any other!

General Public Days: January 20-21, 2023

Gates open at 9am, all visitors must exit by 4pm.

Learn more and see a video in our article about the Alafia River Rendezvous.


(Friday) 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Location

Florida Frontiersmen Property

1000 Old Fort Meade Road, Bartow, FL 33830

Price Range

$10 Adults $5 Seniors (60+) & Children (4-15) Free – Children 3 & under