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2023 Freemont Festival

May 5, 2023 @ 8:00 am - May 7, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

We are excited to announce our inaugural Fremont Fest, part of Utah’s Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month. Building on the Museum’s Prehistory Week from past years, Fremont Fest is a weekend of events at the museum celebrating the indigenous cultures that called eastern Utah home across the millennia. Please join us on the weekend of May 5th for a variety of great events and activities.


May 5, 2023 @ 8:00 am - May 7, 2023 @ 5:00 pm


155 E Main St
Price UT 84501





Friday, May 5 | 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Prehistoric Museum Don L. Burge Multipurpose Room

Have you ever wondered how archaeologists reconstruct diet? Join Archaeology Curator, Dr. Tim Riley, as he explores different lines of evidence archaeologist use to understand past foodways. The focus of this talk will be the Fremont farming communities living in eastern Utah a thousand years ago. Following the talk, you will be able to sample several dishes based on the ingredients and cooking methods available to the Fremont.

Free Admission, capped at 30



Family Day

Saturday, May 6 | 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Prehistoric Museum

We will be joined by colleagues from the Manti-La Sal National Forest, Utah Rock Art Research Association, Utah Cultural Site Stewardship, Carbon County Historical Society, and more.

Ruben’s BBQ and Tallies & Smallies will be in the parking lot for all your food and beverage needs.

All day – Free Admission
11:00 am – 3:00 pm Kids Activities



Field Trips

Sunday, May 7

The Castle Valley Archaeological Society invites you to join them as they explore the cultural landscapes of eastern Utah.

Tours capped at 10 people