See Y'all in 2024!

Join the City of Chadron and surrounding communities for the 48th annual Fur Trade Days celebration July 11-14, 2024! Fur Trade Days was named the Northern Panhandle's Best Community Festival two years in a row - 2014 and 2015.

We can't wait, see you in Chadron!



We are excited to partner with Mac’s to bring you another outstanding Fur Trade Days Carnival in 2023! With 14 great rides, concessions, and the midway, Mac’s Carnival has something fun for kids of all ages.


Fur Trade Days is excited to bring you great entertainment downtown. This year features bands out of the Black Hills, Flannel on Friday and Judd Hoos Saturday nights!


Fireworks are back at Fur Trade Days 2023! We’re cautiously optimistic that the wet spring might pave the way for a great show this year 10 p.m., Friday, July 14.


From food to finds, antiques and oddities, the Fur Trade Days Traders’ Market features food vendors and craft merchants from around the region and across the country; providing something of interest for just about everyone.


The 47th Annual Lions Club Fur Trade Days Parade starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 15 and proceeds down Main Street from Tenth to First streets. Candy and other goodies will be passed out along the parade route. Come early to claim a good seat and enjoy the excitement!


Family-friendly fun begins Friday at the Dawes County Court House Gazebo.


The Bordeaux Creek Fur Trade and Muzzleloading Association’s Rendezvous, located 3.5 miles east and 8 miles south of Chadron, is expected to open Thursday, July 13, for camp setup.