Welcome to the Estes Park Autumn Gold Website

Autumn Gold is a Festival of Beer, Brats and Bands!

Please Join us on:

Saturday & Sunday,

September 23 & 24, 2023

in Estes Park's attractive Bond Park




Start making plans, and book your accomodations now.

This particular weekend is a FREE DAY in Rocky Mountain National Park,

and we are expecting many wonderful visitors! 


At Autumn Gold Festival 2023, you can enjoy a freshly grilled brat with all the fixin's plus a cold brew (or a glass of wine) while listening to award-winning,

Front Rang (and globally-acclaimed) bands. 





Raffle License Number: 2023-18528

Enter the Autumn Gold Raffle for $100/ticket and get a chance to win up to $10,000!

Each raffle ticket includes four food/beverage vouchers. 

Grand Prize: $10,000 

Second prize: $2,500

Five Prizes: $500/each

In 2023, the Estes Valley Sunrise Rotary Club will sell ONLY 350 Raffle tickets for a chance to win 7 cash prizes.  

That means you get a 1 in 50 chance of winning a prize!

Proceeds from the Autumn Gold Raffle will go to scholarships for promising graduates from the Estes Park High School (for college and vocational school), community grants for local non-profits and other Rotary Projects.

Each raffle ticket provides the buyer with 2 complimentary food items from the Autumn Gold Kitchen and 2 complimentary beverages from the Autumn Beverage Garden.

** PLEASE NOTE: While the cost of a raffle ticket is $100, there is $8.55 processing fee. No one likes to pay extra fees; that's why we are gifting you complimentary food and beverage vouchers - a $32 value.

Raffle Drawing: Sunday, September 24th at 2:00 PM MT

You do NOT have to present to win any of the prizes. 

Ticket sales end September 24th at 12:00 PM MT.

Photo ID is required to verify a winner.





Band Schedule:

Saturday, September 23, 2023:

11:00 - 2:00: Wendy Woo

 2:15: Saturday's Classic Car Show Trophy Presentation

3:00 - 6:00: Last Men on Earth


Sunday, September 24, 2023:


11:00 - 1:30: Sugar Mountain

*1:45: Sunday's Classic Car Show Trophy Presentaion

* 2:00: Grand Prize ($10,000) Raffle Drawing!!!


2:30 - 5:00: The Long Run: "Colorado's Tribute to the Eagles"



Classic Car Show:


Meander through our Classic Car Show and experience the history behind these classic cars. First Place trophies will be awarded by a judge and presented on Saturday AND Sunday. This year's trophies have been designed especially for the Autumn Gold Festival Classic Car Show. Each trophy is a one-of-a-kind! Check out our "CAR SHOW" page for more information. 


Family Fun Area!


In addition to face painting and various lawn games, The Estes Valley Community Center will provide high-energy youth activities.  The Boy Scouts of America (Troop 8) will also join the fun by providing thousands of Legos for families to build Lego-race cars. Many race tracks will be furnished for race time!


Our Vendors:                                                                                                    

Check out our long established vendors who offer roasted corn on the cob, funnel cakes, fresh squeezed lemonade, roasted almonds, popcorn, fine and more.

The Sponsors for 2023:

The Autumn Gold Festival would not be possible without our VERY GENEROUS sponsors! We are honored to announce this year's top Sponsor:

SkyRun Vacation Rentals: $7,500

We are fortunate to have many loyal, committed sponsors. Check out our supportive friends on our "SPONSORS" page.