Aspens turn to a golden hue. The sounds of elk bugles reverberate throughout the air. It's a perfect season for one of Estes Park's late-autumn traditions when a series of bands herald Autumn Gold - a Festival of Bands, Brats & Beer, scheduled for Sept. 20 and 21, 2014.
Entrance is free to dance, listen to music and enjoy the festival. The Estes Park Sunrise Rotary will be offering mustard-smothered bratwursts, cold brews, soft drinks and more as talented local musicians and award-winning Colorado band play. Browse the vendor booths who will be offering corn on the cob, funnel cakes, fresh squeezed lemondae, roasted almonds and desserts.
Bring the kids! Free family activities include face paining, soap bubbles, corn bag tass, a bounch house and fire engine rides!
The highlight of the Autumn Gold Festival is the popular raffle with the winner taking home the grand prize of $5,000. Additional prizes include a $2,500 runner-up prize and various other cash awards. Raffle tickets are $25 each.
Hours of the Festival:
Saturday, September 20th: 10am - 7pm
Sunday, September 21st: 10am - 5pm
11am - 1:30pm: Brad Fitch, Memories of John Denver
2pm - 4:30pm: Frank's Attribute to Elivs
5pm - 7pm: Amplified Souls
11:30am - 2pm: The Long Run, Tribute to The Eagles
2:30pm -5pm: Wendy Woo and the Woo Crew