Estes Park Elk Fest, Colorado Festival


Estes Park Elk Fest

The elk in Estes Park are regaled, imitated, watched and otherwise honored during the community's annual Elk Fest. This two-day festival offers bugling competitions, archery contests, educational areas, seminars, music performances, guided elk viewing tours, and a variety of vendors.  Read More

  • Bugling competitions, archery contests, educational areas, music performances, and more
  • Typically held the last weekend in October.
  • Join us in downtown Estes Park

Overview: Elk Fest is a remarkable event for those interested in viewing elk in the wild, as well as expanding their knowledge about elk, their habitats and how to observe them in nature. The festival coincides with the elk rut, providing the natural sight and sound spectacle created during the big game's mating season.

Where: The festival offers a variety of activities held at Bond Park, located in downtown Estes Park.

Cost: Costs may vary for each event

Details: Art vendors range from oils and pastels, handmade elk-ivory jewelry, scrimshawed antler knives, elk antler lamps and chandeliers, elk hide pillows, and elk antlers. Food vendors offer their delicious elk cuisine. Elk Fest is a celebration not to be missed. For more information visit their website.

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