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Grand Portage Rendezvous Days and Celebration Pow Wow


Aug 10, 2018 to Aug 12, 2018
10:00 AM until 04:00 PM


What |            The annual Rendezvous is celebrated every year during the second weekend of August. The event is held in conjunction with the Rendezvous Days Pow Wow, sponsored by the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa (Ojibwe). The annual gathering is the community’s biggest and most grand celebration of the year, a time when Grand Portage comes alive and reflects on its rich heritage.


Re-enactors from across the country and Canada to gather, camp and challenge each other to games and skills from our historic past.


Visitors can expect a weekend packed with cultural events from the 1800s to 1900s, including: an authentic Native American Pow Wow, with Stonebridge singers and drumming, as well as chances to try blacksmithing, arts and crafts, Native American cuisine, and recreational activities.


For additional information, visit: https://www.visitcookcounty.com/event/grand-portage-rendezvous-days-celebration-pow-wow/


Where |          Grand Portage Monument Heritage Center

                        170 Mile Creek Rd.

                        Grand Portage, Minn. 55605


When |           Friday, Aug. 10 – Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018

                        Friday, Aug. 10 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 11 from 8 a.m. to 7p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 12 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


  Cost |           FREE admission


About Visit Cook County

Visit Cook County encompasses the northeastern Minnesota communities of Lutsen, Tofte, Schroeder, Grand Marais, the Gunflint Trail and Grand Portage, commonly referred to as “the Arrowhead” and the “North Shore of Lake Superior”.  Grand Marais, Minn., has earned several national accolades -- most recently it was named USA Today’s Best Midwestern Small Town, Outside Magazine’s The 16 Best Places to Live in the U.S. 2016, and Budget Travel’s 2015 Coolest Small Town in America. Rekindle your sense of adventure by exploring the Superior National Forest or paddling through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Discover what makes the communities of Cook County, Minn. “Naturally Unforgettable.” Connect on social media using #visitcc, Twitter @CookCoVisitors, Facebook, or Instagram @donorthmn. Learn more at www.visitcookcounty.com. 




View map Grand Portage Monument Heritage Center
170 Mile Creek Road
Grand Portage, MN

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Visit Cook County



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Linda Jurek

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