October 2017

20Oct(Oct 20)9:00 pm22(Oct 22)5:00 pm2017 Frontier Days


Event Details

Take a step back in time at Chickasaw State Park during a  fun-filled weekend of blacksmithing, campfire cooking, hayrides, and donkey penning!  Come see live demonstrations of blacksmithing, Civil War Artillery, Chickasaw Dancers, and more throughout the day.

When you’re finished with that, be sure to take a walk through our local artisan market to get some early Christmas gifts!

Schedule of Events

Friday, 20 October 2017
9:00 am until 2:00 pm | School Day

Bring your class for a fun field trip to learn about history, life, and sport in the 1800s!  Programming includes:  Civil War Artillery, The Sport of Cricket, Cornhusk Dolls, Blacksmithing, Brewer Cabin Tours, and Frontier Games.

6:00 pm until 10:00 pm | Lantern Tours

The tour is entertaining and educational, and not intended to be frightening. There will be a bonfire and refreshments available for a donation on site for all to enjoy. Tour groups are welcome!  Cost is $5 per person and children 5 and under are free.  Tours will leave every 30 minutes from 6:00 until 9:30 pm.

Saturday, 21 October 2017
*9:00am – Welcome Parade
*9:30am & 1:00pm – Birds of Prey
*10:00am, 1:30pm, 4:00pm – Civil War Cannon       Demonstration
*10:30am & 2:00pm – Chickasaw Dancers
*11:30am – Cornhusk Dolls
*1:00pm – Lumberjack Competition
*3:00pm – Brewer Cabin Tour
*3:00pm – At’l At’l Competition
*6:00pm – Donkey Penning

Sunday, 22 October 2017
*10:00am, 1:30pm, & 4:00pm – Civil War Cannon Demonstration
*10:30am – Cornhusk Dolls
*11:00am – Brewer Cabin Tour
*NOON & 3:00pm – Chickasaw Dancers
*2:00pm – Birds of Prey


20 (Friday) 9:00 pm - 22 (Sunday) 5:00 pm


Chickasaw State Park

20 Cabin Ln, Henderson, TN 38340