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january 2022

This is a repeating event

2022fri21jan9:00 am4:00 pmAlafia River Rendezvous9:00 am - 4:00 pm Florida Frontiersmen Property Event Organized By: Florida Frontiersmen Event Category:Annual Event,Educational + Historical,Hands-On WorkshopsPrice:$10 Adults $5 Seniors (60+) & Children (4-15) Free - Children 3 & under

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 21-22, 2022

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


Florida Frontiersmen Property

1000 Old Fort Meade Road, Bartow, FL 33830


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