Old Settlers Days

Old Settlers Days

Old Settlers Days

Immerse Yourself in a Weekend of Living History

July 29 - 30th, 2023

Waynesville’s most beloved heritage festival, Old Settlers Days, is a memorable weekend for all ages! Immerse yourself in a weekend of living history by visiting with the mountain men of the Kickapoo Trace Muzzleloaders. Visit with period crafters, browse local craft vendors, and participate in hands-on demonstrations. On Saturday take part in the Army Engineer Association Annual Old Settlers Day 5K run / walk and the Armed Services YMCA Duck Race all these happenings and more at the Roubidoux Park!

Vendors offering unique eats and treats line the park’s main thoroughfare. Come enjoy Civil War and American Revolutionary War living history displays, living history camps, food and craft vendors and more. Opening ceremonies begin at 10 a.m. Saturday with the Kickapoo Trace Muzzleloaders black powder rifle volley. Event is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and again between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Sunday. The living history camps open at 8:30 am both days and are located alongside the scenic Roubidoux Creek and Park just north of the National Park Service Trail of Tears walkway.

For updates connect with and follow the Pulaski County Museum & Historic Society Face book page and Old Settlers Day Face book event.

Book your weekend getaway today!

Event Planner: Pulaski County Historical Society — 573-855-3644

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