There's something for everyone at the Chardon, Nebraska Fur Trade Days Celebration.

From the parade to pancakes to paddle boats, Fur Trade Days offers fun and excitement for the young and the young-at-heart.

Join us this July, and join in the fun!


Helpful Links

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• Lodging
• Fur Trade Musuem
• Travel NE Nebraska
• Chamber of Commerce
• City of Chadron
• Chadron Record
• Chadrad.com KCSR

2014 Fur Trade Days Is Coming

As dates and details for the 38th Annual Fur Trade Days are set, they will be listed here, so bookmark our site. Until then, if you didn't join us in 2013, here's a peek at what you missed. We look forward to seeing you in July!


July 12-14, 2013

Thursday, July 11

All Day - Buckskinner's Primitive Rendezvous, Bordeaux Road

Friday, July 12

All Day - Flea Market, Courthouse Lawn
    - Fur Trade Days Information Booth, Courthouse Lawn
    - Window Displays, Downtown Businesses
    - Buckskinner's Primitive Rendezvous, Bordeaux Road
    - Artist Demonstrations at Museum of the Fur Trade
5 pm      - Chadron Community Church BBQ, Courthouse Lawn
5:30 pm - Historic Flag Ceremony, Courthouse Lawn
5:30 pm - Class of 1983 Social and Dinner at Ridgeview Country Club
6:00 pm - Talent Show, Courthouse Lawn

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Saturday, July 15

All Day - Flea Market, Courthouse Lawn
    - Fur Trade Days Information Booth, Courthouse Lawn
    - Window Displays, Downtown Businesses
    - Buckskinner's Primitive Rendezvous, Bordeaux Road
    - Artist Demonstrations at Museum of the Fur Trade
6:30 am - 12:30 pm - Pancake Breakfast, Masonic Hall, 102 W 4th Street
7:30 am - Rotary Colter Run [5K, 10K, or Fun Run], CSC Armstrong Gym
10 am    - Kids Parade, on Main Street from 5th to 1st Street
10 am    - 37th Annual Fur Trade Days Parade, Main Street [Theme is Explore Dawes County]
After Parade - Chamber Buffalo Burger BBQ, Court House Lawn
            - Kid's Tractor Pull, Masonic Hall
            - Recyclate Games sonored by Keep Chadron Beautiful, 300 Block Main Street

11 am - 2 pm      - First congregation Church Ice Cream Social, 370 Chadron Avenue
11:30 am - 2 pm - Bald Mountain Rounders sponsored by Chadron Public Library, Courthouse Lawn
Noon - 3 pm       - 5th Annual Classic Car Show, Wilson Park
1 pm                   - World Championship Buffalo Chip Throw, Court House Lawn
1 - 5 pm              - Free Shuttle Rides to Buckskinner’s Camp, Main Street
1 pm - 1 am        - 23rd Annual Fur Trade Days Jamboree, Olde Main Street Inn, 115 Main Street
2 pm                   - Western Poet Marty Blocker, Courthouse Lawn
2 - 4 pm              - Open House and Tribute to Bill Kant, American Legion, 128 Bordeaux Street
3 pm                   - Lawn Mower Races, Fairgrounds
4 pm -
5:30 pm & 7 pm - Historical Cemetery Tour, Greenwood Cemetery and Calvary Cemetery
6 pm                   - Chadron Prep All School Reunion Banquet, Country Kitchen
6 pm                   - Fur Trade Days Ranch Rodeo, Fairgrounds

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Sunday, July 14

All Day - Flea Market, Courthouse Lawn
    - Window Displays, Downtown Businesses
    - Buckskinner’s Primitive Rendezvous, Bordeaux Road
    - Artist Demonstrations at Museum of the Fur Trade
    - 8th Annual Babe Ruth Baseball Tournament, Maurice Horse Field
6:30 am - 12:30 pm - Pancake Breakfast, Masonic Hall, 102 W 4th Street
2 pm      - Kiwanis Regatta Canoe and Paddle Boat Races, Chadron State Park
Watch for additional Fur Trade Days activities. For more information, call 308-432-4401.

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