Christmas Meals in Estes Park

Are you looking to relax and enjoy the holidays with your family this Christmas?  Would you like someone else to make your Christmas meal extra special?  If so, here are the opportunities available for you to choose from in Estes Park this Christmas:


Christmas Dinner Meal


Christmas Eve


On December 24th, celebrate Christmas Eve at the Twin Owl's Steakhouse located in the Black Canyon Inn.  From 4 pm to 8 pm, they will be having a $37 menu available for all which will include a 7-ounce beef filet served over a demi glaze and topped with a dried cranberries, white fig, blue cheese and toasted pecans crumble. Served with a twice baked potato.  Reservations are highly recommended at 970-586-9344.


Christmas Day

On Christmas Day, December 25th, you have several options available to choose from:


  • The Other Side Restaurant will offer a traditional Christmas Dinner Buffet between 11 am and 7 pm.  Reservations are recommended at 970-586-2171.  Adults - $34.95, Children between 8 and 14 - $14.95, Children 7 and under - $2 for each year old (for example, a 5 year old would pay $10)
  • Brunch at The Stanley Hotel with a traditional Christmas Dinner Buffet served in the MacGregor Ballroom between 11 am and 4 pm.  Reservations are required at 970-577-4001.  Adults - $70, Kids ages 5-12 - $26 and kids ages 4 and under are free.
  • Dinner To-Go from the YMCA of the Rockies.  You can pick up a pre-made traditional Christmas dinner (with either pumpkin or pecan pie) for eight people to enjoy in the location of your choosing. It will be available for everyone, whether you are a guest or not.  Reservations are required by December 23rd - contact Chris Sheehan at the YMCA by email -  The dinner for eight people costs $125 plus taxes and gratuities, and you will be able to pick it up between 1 pm and 6 pm on the 25th. Chris will confirm the exact time to pick up at the Aspen Dining Hall near the Reception area.  

Wildlife getting ready for Winter

As winter is approaching, the animals are starting to get ready.  Pictures taken in early November.

Big Horn Sheep Male

Male Deer

Big Horn Sheep with harem of females

Wild Turkeys