Photo of the Candy Man Sutlery in 2012. Photo provided by Barb and Mark Mathwig.

Root beer is for sale from the booth at the bottom of the hill

James Country Merchantile in 2012. Provided by Barb and Mark Mathwig.


2016 Registered Sutlers and Vendors

Harl Mercantile
Ravensmith Blacksmith
Wind Ryder Trading


eggrolls, cream cheese wontons, chicken wings, corndogs
Hot dogs, brats
Just Chillin'
coffee bar (lattes, cappuccinos, frappes, mochas) fruit smoothies, ice cream sundaes and novelties, nachos, cotton candy, kettle corn
Walking tacos, lemonade, snow cones
Pork loin sandwiches, hamburgers, breakfast burritos
Pepsi products, water, chips, bananas, apples, oranges, bars, caramel apples slices, Indian Taco
KaiBec Art Studio


Vintz Botz
Bill Doyscher



Information for Vendors

  • *NEW* All vendors must register and pay prior to July 31. There will be no late or event day registrations accepted.

  • We have electrical service available for all vendors

  • The registration fee of $50.00 is due at the time of registration and is not refundable.

  • Upon receipt of the application and fee, the registered vendor will be designated as the only food vendor allowed to serve agreed upon food items. This will be determined by the first to register with a paid fee.

  • The Civil War Days Committee does not permit vendors to duplicate food other vendors are selling.


  • Click here to register for 2016.


Information for Sutlers

  • The first 5 sutlers to register will have their registration fees waived.

  • *NEW* All sutlers must register and pay prior to July 31. There will be no late or event day registrations accepted.

  • Registration fees are due at time of registration.

  • Click here to register for 2016.


  • *NEW* If the hotels in Pipestone are fully booked, there are other hotels available in the surrounding towns of Luverne, Marshall, and Worthington, MN and Flandreau and Sioux Falls, SD. There are also campgrounds available in the area. Contact the Chamber office for more information.
  • *NEW* Handguns and live ammunition are not allowed on event grounds due to City of Pipestone park ordinances.
  • The grounds will be open to the public on Saturday from 8 am - 4:30 pm and 8 pm-10pm; Sunday from 8 am - 4 pm.
  • Setup for the event begins Wednesday, August 10. Please confirm setup location with PCWD staff before you begin.
  • We will have some wonderful new additions to the PCWD grounds for 2016, thanks to the city of Pipestone, including new bathrooms at the bottom of the hill!
  • The Grand Ball will be held on the grounds and Not at the Courthouse like previous years.
  • Join us for event updates on Facebook.
  • All registered vendors and sutlers will be posted on the website with a link to your web page (when applicable) and announced on Facebook
  • There will be an ambulance on site during the event.
  • Due to Minnesota state regulations and for the sake of public safety, drones are not allowed on the site, in camp or in the parking area.
  • Please note that our insurance policy and the policy of the Hiawatha Pageant grounds does not allow dogs, horses, or other pets on the premises during public events.


Online registration forms can be found here: Vendor/Sutler Registration Form.
Blacksmith photo provided by Barb and Mark Mathwig in 2012.Wind Rider Trading in 2012.


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