Elk Fest To Be Held In Bond Park October 1 & 2
Elk Fest will be held in Bond Park in downtown Estes Park on October 1st & 2nd. Elk Fest offers visitors a chance to view elk in the wild during the rutting season, as well as expand their knowledge of these beautiful creatures. Learn more about elk, their habitat and how to observe them safely in the wild.
Elk Fest features bugling competitions, educational areas, seminars, live music, a Mountain Man Rendezvous, Native American storytelling & music, a display of raptors, and guided elk-viewing tours. There will also be vendors displaying artwork, handmade elk-ivory jewelry, scrimshawed antler knives, elk antler lamps and chandeliers; elk hide pillows, silver and gold jewelry and other exceptional merchandise. Food vendors offer a variety of food choices, including barbecue, elk cuisine, hot dogs, hamburgers, funnel cakes, roasted almonds, kettle corn and more.
Elk-viewing bus tour tickets are not sold in advance, but will be available at the gazebo in Bond Park on Saturday & Sunday, October 1st and 2nd. Tickets are $5 per person, ages 3 and up.