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Alafia River Rendezvous

2024Fri26Jan9:00 amFri4:00 pmAlafia River Rendezvous9:00 am - 4:00 pm Bartow - Florida Frontiersmen Property, 1000 Old Fort Meade Road, Bartow, FL 33830CATEGORY:Annual Events + Festivals,Educational + Historical,Hands-On WorkshopsPRICE RANGE:$5 - $10 per person


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 26-27, 2024

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


Bartow - Florida Frontiersmen Property

1000 Old Fort Meade Road, Bartow, FL 33830


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

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