First Full Weekend in October


Here are some of the many types of items available for purchase at the Big Island Rendezvous. Food at the Rendezvous ranges from sundries and candies of the era, to meal items for breakfast or lunch that were also common to the times of the fur trade era of the early to mid 1800s.

The Big Island Rendezvous has a main food area next to Entertainment Square.

Food Items

  • Gyros

  • Greek Kabobs

  • Baked Potato stuffed with pork - Optional toppings: cheese, onions, sour cream and jalapeņo pepper

  • Frybread Tacos

  • Cordon Bleu

  • Pork Chop on a stick

  • B-B-Q'd Ribs

  • Bratwurst

  • Smoked Turkey Legs

  • Cheese Curds

  • Chicken Strips

  • Fruit Filled Fry Bread

  • Fresh Fried 'Tater Chips

  • Kettle Korn

  • Bud's Homemade Root Beer

  • Buffalo Jerky

  • Buffalo Burgers

  • Pickle on a Stick

  • Mini-Donuts

  • Mission Beef Stew

  • Fry Bread

  • Wild Rice Fry Bread

  • Prairie Dog Brats

  • Steak Sandwich

  • Funnel Cakes with Fruit Toppings & Whipped Cream

  • Chicken Breast Tenderloins

  • And much more...


  • 7UP

  • Bottled Water

  • Cappuccino

  • Coffee

  • Diet Pepsi

  • Dr. Pepper

  • Homemade Root Beer

  • Hot Chocolate

  • Lemonade

  • Pepsi


Discount Advance Tickets may be purchased by calling 1-800-658-2526.
Ticket Prices:
$14 for adults ($12 in advance)
$8 for children 6-11 years of age ($7 in advance)
Children 5 years and younger are free
Family Pass $30


Special rates at Holiday Inn Express call 507.473.2300 and ask for special RENDEZVOUS RATE

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