2021 Tivoli Fest

  • May 28, 2021
  • May 29, 2021
  • Elk Horn, IA and Kimballton, IA


Changes to Tivoli Fest 2021

The Tivoli Fest committee has met and due to safety concerns for our visitors and volunteers we are doing a “Tivoli Lite”, a modified event this year and canceling the Sunday activities and just doing Friday evening May 28th and all day and evening Saturday, May 29th. (Program is still in the works) Bands both Friday and Saturday evenings.

Calling all Volunteers- We are in need of volunteers to assist with Saturday only for the Æbleskiver Booth, Danish Sandwiches, Parade traffic, Iowa Beer Tent, Information stand, Fireworks and set up and tear down. Private message on Facebook and we will call or email you the shifts available.

We do have a great time. It takes a village to put on a festival and we have two, Elk Horn and Kimballton.

Update March 24, 2021Tivoli Lite updates on Music Galore at Tivoli 2021!  Times subject to change- Location is Elk Horn Fire Hall

Friday, May 28th -"Third Wish" 8 pm to 11 pm ( featuring EHK alumni Darla Hansen )

Saturday, May 29th - Awarding winning folk musicians "Dwight Lamb and Bill Peterson" at Noon, 2 pm and 4 pm

"L and M Music" 6 pm to 8 pm (featuring EHK alumni Lexi Waymire)

"Hired Guns" 9 pm to Midnight ( featuring EHK alumni Mark Christensen )

The above are paid for in part by Danish Mutual Insurance Company

Saturday, May 29th - Location New Century Art Guild and Canteen

"Polka Police" 1 pm to 3 pm

Saturday, May 29th - DK/US Strolling Musician Virginia Blood

The Danish villages of Elk Horn and Kimballton, Iowa celebrate Tivoli Fest each year on the Saturday and Sunday before Memorial Day. This weekend-long Danish festival includes a parade, folk dancing, tours of the Danish Windmill, VikingHjem, Bedstemor's House, and the Museum of Danish America, Danish foods, craft fair, carnival, activities for the kids, fireworks, Fun Run/Walk, 9th annual Tour de Tivoli Bike Ride, Danish folk dancing and much more. Watch for live Vikings Saturday and Sunday!

Elk Horn is located six miles North of I-80, Exit 54.

Come join the fun ~ ”Be a Dane for a Day in Elk Horn, Iowa!”.

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National Foundation for Danish America
PO Box 1003
Wilmette, Illinois 60091

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