First Full Weekend in October



33rd Annual Big Island Rendezvous and Festival



Join us at the Big Island Rendezvous - 2019 Big Island Rendezvous is October 3-4 (Education Days)

and October 5-6 (Public Days) to see history come alive.

Gates open at 9am each day, and tickets are just $14 for adults, $8 for ages 6-11, and kids 5 and under are free.

Save by purchasing a Family Pass for $30.00.
Save on individual daily passes by calling 1-800-658-2526.



Experience the fur trade period in the Voyageur encampment, Native American Tipi tours, the Scottish Clann Tartan, New Ulm Battery,

and many Early American crafts such as woodworking, blacksmiths, and candle making just to name a few.

Purchase period wares, taste authentic cuisine, and experience the sights and sounds of history.

Voted one of the Top 100 Events in North America by the American Bus Association for 2011.










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Discount Advance Tickets may be purchased by calling 1-800-658-2526.
Ticket Prices:
$14 for adults ($12 in advance)
$8 for children 6-11 years of age ($7 in advance)
Children 5 years and younger are free
Family Pass $30


Special rates at Holiday Inn Express call 507.473.2300 and ask for special RENDEZVOUS RATE

Sponsored by:  Mayo Clinic Health System - Albert Lea | Albert Lea Select Foods | Albert Lea CVB | ALFC Chamber | Freeborn Lumber Cargill