Life at Chimney Rock Festival
May 28, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
This Free Family-Oriented Festival is held at Chimney Rock’s Visitor Center area. Step back in time as volunteers and artisans demonstrate ancient tools and crafts. Visitors may make a pot, throw an atlatl (a type of throwing spear), pound yucca leaves to release their fibers, paint their own pictograph, grind corn with a mano and metate, see an expert flint knapper create hand tools, and learn how Native Americans make flutes.
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
The festival is open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day and includes Native American arts and crafts market. This special event does not require reservations and does not have a limit to number of people. Regularly-scheduled guided tours and audio-guided tours are also available.
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There’s more to learn at Chimney Rock National Monument beyond the daily tours. The interpretive program at Chimney Rock includes opportunities to see the site in a different light and to enjoy the different facets of the site. Ticket fees for special programs are considered a non-refundable donation. Programs often sell out. A booking fee applies to each ticket purchased online or through the call center. Making a reservation through the website or the call center is the only way to guarantee a spot on this tour. Most programs are at full capacity prior to the event but we will accommodate walk-ins if space is available. Booking fees do not apply to walk-ins.
You can book our monthly programs online or by calling 1-877-444-6777.