Join the City of Chadron and surrounding communities for the 45th annual Fur Trade Days celebration July 7-11, 2021! FTD was recognized by the Nebraska Tourism Commission as 2014 Nebraska Outstanding Event for communities with populations less than 10,000. We are very proud of that honor! In addition, Fur Trade Days was also selected as Northern Panhandle's Best Community Festival two years in a row - 2014 and 2015.
Fur Trade Days 2021
Building on the great experience attendees had in 2019, Fur Trade Days is excited to welcome back Mac’s Carnival for 2021!
Fur Trade Days is ecstatic to announce a fireworks show 10 p.m. Saturday, July 10!
Fur Trade Days is excited to bring you two great bands downtown on Friday and Saturday nights! Tripwire takes the stage Friday, Dylan Bloom is slated for Saturday.
The Chadron Fur Trade Days Traders’ Market features merchants from around the area and across the country, and provides something for everyone. The 45th annual attraction is planned to remain at the crowd-favorite Dawes County Courthouse Lawn and boasts a slate of new merchants as well as familiar favorites!
The 45th Annual Lions Club Fur Trade Days Parade starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 10 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!
The String Beans will play a kid-friendly show Friday evening at the courthouse lawn, along with historical presentation, trick roping demonstration, and other activities.
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 8, for camp setup.