Colonial Trade Faire and Musket & Rifle Frolic, April 4 and 5, 2020


It is with our deepest regret to inform you that due to current IDNR site restrictions in relation to the Coronavirus, the April Trade Faire at Fort de Chartres, April 4th & 5th, 2020 is cancelled this year. The Kaskaskia Company greatly apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause. We were really looking forward to seeing everyone this year, guess it will have to wait another year unfortunately.

Please stay tuned for further details on event refunds. Thanks.-The Kaskaskia Company



April Trade Faire Sawyers Contest


The Kaskaskia Company presents

Les Pays de Illinois Fort de Chartres

Colonial Trade Faire and Musket & Rifle Frolic, April 4 and 5, 2020

Saturday, April 4, 10 AM-5 PM

Sunday, April 5, 10 AM-3 PM

The Colonial Trade Faire is a JURIED living history event for participants depicting the Illinois Country ca. 1750-1790.

The Trade Faire, features costumed historic interpreters, shooting matches, and period games, with reproduction period goods sold by crafts-persons and merchants.

2020 Colonial Trade Faire Rules & Regulations

2020 Colonial Trade Faire Application

For additional event information or questions, contact


Thank you to The Kaskaskia Company for hosting this Special Event at Fort de Chartres,

with event support from Les Amis du Fort de Chartres.