Glacier Waterton Hamfest 2024

Glacier Waterton Hamfest 2024

Event Details

  • Date: July 19-21, 2024
  • Location: Glacier Meadows RV Park, 15735 US 2, Essex, MT 59916
  • Website: Glacier Waterton Hamfest
  • Sponsor: GFAARC
  • Type: ARRL Hamfest
  • Talk-In: 146.520
  • Public Contact:
    • Name: Justin Carlson, KZ7A
    • Address: 2519 Dry Ranch Rd. Sheridan, WY 82801
    • Phone: 307-763-1907
    • Email:

Event Description

Join us for the 90th Annual Glacier Waterton Hamfest, celebrated as the longest continuously running hamfest in the world! Held every year since 1934, this historic event brings together amateur radio enthusiasts from around the globe for a weekend of learning, trading, and community.


  • Seminars: Participate in a variety of seminars covering different aspects of amateur radio. Interested in sharing your knowledge? Volunteer to host your own seminar!
  • Tailgating: Bring your extra gear and sell it in the tailgate area. This is a great opportunity to find new homes for your unused equipment.
  • Volunteer Opportunities: Help with setup, teardown, and other functions to be eligible for special volunteer prizes.
  • Social Media: Follow the event on Facebook for updates and to connect with other attendees.


The Glacier Meadows RV Park offers a beautiful setting for this event, nestled near the stunning landscapes of Glacier National Park. The park provides ample space for camping, RVs, and outdoor activities, making it an ideal location for this annual gathering.


Friday, July 19th:

  • Arrival and setup
  • Evening social events and informal meet-and-greet

Saturday, July 20th:

  • Seminars and workshops
  • Tailgating and trading
  • Special events and activities

Sunday, July 21st:

  • Final seminars and trading
  • Teardown and departures


The Glacier Meadows RV Park is located along US Highway 2, providing easy access for attendees traveling from various directions. The address is 15735 US Highway 2, East Essex, MT 59916.

Additional Information

For more details, to volunteer, or to register for the event, please visit the Glacier Waterton Hamfest website or contact Justin Carlson at

Come and be part of the tradition at the Glacier Waterton Hamfest 2024, celebrating 90 years of continuous operation and community spirit in amateur radio!

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