All Upcoming Events

Restaurant Week & Taste of Estes

Come to Estes Park for a spring getaway and enjoy some special meals!  Participating restaurants are offering a signature 3 course dinner for a special price during Restaurant Week, and there will be breakfast & lunch specials too.  On Thursday April 17 Estes Park restaurants will bring their favorite menu items to the Taste of Estes at the Estes Park Conference Center.  Tickets for Taste of Estes are $20 at the door, or $18 in advance.

Dates: 
April 12, 2014 - April 24, 2014

Jazz Fest

Jazz Fest Estes Park

24th Annual Jazz Fest and Spring Art Walk.  Jazz Noon to 5 pm.; Art Walk 10 am to 6 pm. 

Dates: 
May 17, 2014 - May 18, 2014

24th Annual Wool Market

24th Annual Wool Market Fiber Festival.  A fiber market showcasing all the animals we use for clothing, rope, and protection.  Competitions, food booths, and a vendor's barn of fleeces, yarns, fiber equipment and finished products like handmade sweaters, hats, and mittens. The event is free and open to the public starting Saturday, June 7, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, June 8, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Parking is available on site for $5.

Dates: 
June 7, 2014 - June 8, 2014

Estes Park Marathon, Half Marathon

Come out and show how you can run at altitude!  Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K/5K Race, Marathon Relay and Kids Fun Run.  Estes Park High School.  Sunday, June 22, 2014 - Marathon and Half Marathon start at 6 am.  10K at 7:45 am.  5K at 9am.  Kids Fun Run is held downtown at Bond Park on Saturday, June 21, 2014.

Dates: 
June 21, 2014 - June 22, 2014

Scandinavian Midsummer Festival

Scandinavian Midsummer Festival

Dates: 
June 28, 2014 - June 29, 2014

Fourth of July

Red, White, and Cool - a family fun evening of activities, food, and music celebrating Independence Day.  Fairgrounds at Stanley Park 6:30 - 9:00 pm.  Fireworks over Lake Estes starting around 9:30 pm.

Grand Lake's Old Time Fourth - Dance Party and Family Fun Games at Lakefront Park, including a Water Balloon volley.  Best Dressed Patriot Contest, and a Lighted Boat Parade on Grand Lake.

Dates: 
July 4, 2014

Rooftop Rodeo

88th Annual Rooftop Rodeo - named the best small rodeo in the United States in 2008, 2009, and 2010.  Professional (PRCA) Cowboys compete in all the classic events.  The rodeo begins with a parade at 10:30am Tuesday (Free) .  Midway activities open at 5:30pm, kickoff show at 7pm, and the rodeo begins at 7:30pm each evening.

Dates: 
July 8, 2014 - July 13, 2014

Labor Day Arts & Crafts Show

Over a hundred artisans offer one-of-a-kind handcrafted items for you to purchase or just to enjoy viewing.

Dates: 
August 30, 2014 - September 1, 2014

37th Annual Longs Peak Scottish Irish Highland Festival

Longs Peak Scottish Irish Highlands Festival

Dates: 
September 4, 2014 - September 7, 2014

Autumn Gold - Festival of Bands, Brats & Beer

22nd Annual Autumn Gold Festival - Listen to great music and relax with some cold brew and a mustard-covered bratwurst.  Cold beer, soft drinks, hot cider, bratwursts and hot dogs, and all the accompaniments are served throughout both days beginning at 10 am.  The bands rev up at 11 am and the bluegrass, folk, rock and jazz sounds continue until 5 pm each day.  Free entertainment.  Located at Bond Park.  970-577-9900 or 800-443-7837 for more information.

Dates: 
September 20, 2014 - September 21, 2014

Elk Fest

Fall is rut time for Estes Park's elk herds.  Elk Fest features bugling competitions, educational areas, seminars, live music, Native American storytelling & music, a display of raptors, and guided elk-viewing tours.  NEW THIS YEAR!! Elk Fest Kid’s Corral.  Join us for an “elk dud” scavenger hunt, crafts and a bounce house!  Vendors, entertainment, and fun!

Dates: 
October 4, 2014 - October 5, 2014

Catch the Glow

Catch the Glow Parade

Dates: 
November 28, 2014