53rd Annual Fort de Chartres Rendezvous

Date: Jun 04, 2023 | Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The 53rd annual Fort de Chartres June Rendezvous will take place on Saturday & Sunday, June 3rd & 4th. This event will feature shooting competitions, 1700s military drills, period music and dancing, French food, dueling swordsmen, traders of 18th century goods and more! FREE and open to the public with a special event parking price of $5 per car. See website for more information.

Rendezvous Dates and times:

Saturday, June 3rd | 10am-5pm
Sunday, June 4th | 10am-5pm

For More Information:

Fort de Chartres | 618-284-7230 | Website

Fort de Chartres State Historic Site can be visited year-round and is open Thursday - Sunday, 9am - 5pm. Admission is FREE, but donations are appreciated. The Fort also holds several events throughout the year, including the Fort de Chartres Rendezvous held in June, the Fort de Chartres French & Indian War Encampment in October, and the Fort de Chartres Winter Rendezvous & Woodswalk in November.

Please check the website listed on each event to get the most up-to-date information.

Directions: The Fort is about an hour from downtown St. Louis. Take I-64 East into Illinois to I-255 and exit going South. Take Exit#6 for IL-3 toward Columbia. Take IL-3 to Ruma and then turn west on IL-155. Follow IL-155 through Prairie du Rocher to the site. Fort de Chartres will be on the left.


1350 Illinois Route 155,
Prairie du Rocher, IL