La Junta, CO – The annual Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site Evening Candlelight Tours will be presented on Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3 this year. The 90-minute Evening Candlelight Tours provide guests the opportunity to see the fort at night with plenty of living history staff dressed in period clothing. The event includes bonfires, music, cider, and tours of the fort that provide a view into the lives of the people who once lived and worked at the trading fort on the Santa Fe Trail during the Fur Trade and the Mexican American War in the 1840s.
This popular event requires reservations, and this year’s reservations will only be taken in advance through https://www.recreation.gov or by calling (877) 444-6777. A $10 per person fee will be charged for all participants, regardless of age. The first opportunity to purchase tickets will be on November 2, 2022, at 8:00 am. We expect to sell out of spaces quickly.