Estes Park Events Calendar | What's Up This Week

Coming to Estes?  See our calendar of Estes Park Events coming up, and what's happening in Rocky Mountain National Park.  Festivals are listed first, then other Event categories below that include:  Around Town,  Performances,  Exhibits In the Park,  Estes Park at Night, and Every WeekScroll down to see them all.

 

Festivals:

There are no events scheduled for this week.

 Around Town

Weekly on Sunday - Bingo Night.  Rock Cut Brewing Company.  6 - 7:30pm

Weekly on Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday - Sip & Paint.  Learn to paint a masterpiece while enjoying delicious drinks.  Murphy's Resort.  Call for info, 970-480-2955.  Mondays & Wednesdays at 6 pm, Fridays & Saturdays at 7 pm

Weekly on Tuesday - Free 5K group run.  Starts at the Stanley Hotel.  Warm-up at 5:30 pm, Run begins at 6 pm

Weekly on Tuesday - Trivia Night.  Rock Cut Brewing Company.  7 pm to 8:30 pm

Weekly on Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday - Weaving Demonstrations.  Upper Level of the Old Church Shops.  1 pm to 3 pm

Weekly on Thursday - Chess Club.  Rock Cut Brewing Company.  6 pm to 9 pm

Weekly on Friday, Saturday & Sunday - Ice skating & Fishing at Trout Haven Pond. 10 am to 7 pm

Weekly on Saturday - Free Fly Tying lessons at Kirk's Flyshop.  10 am

Weekly on Sunday - Taste & Create.  Snowy Peaks Winery.  3:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Mar 30:  Dine Around Estes. $5 Tasting plates at 20 participating restaurants around town.  4:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Apr 8-9: Girlfriends Wandering Market.  EP Events Complex.  Sat 9-5 & Sun 10-4.

Apr 20:  Taste of Estes.  YMCA - over 30 local restaurants.

Apr 29:  North with the Spring - Bird Migration.  Field seminar given by the Rocky Mountain Conservancy.  For more information & reservations, go to www.RMConservancy.org or call 970-586-3262.  8 am to 4:30 pm

May 5:  There's More to This Place Than Meets the Eye - 100 Years of Environmental Change in RMNP.  Field seminar given by the Rocky Mountain Conservancy.  For more information & reservations, go to www.RMConservancy.org or call 970-586-3262.  8:30 am to 4:30 pm

May 6:  Annual Duck Race!  Prizes.  Duck Race starts at 1pm.

May 6:  Technology of Your Ancestors - Primitive Survival Skills.  Field seminar given by the Rocky Mountain Conservancy.  For more information & reservations, go to www.RMConservancy.org or call 970-586-3262.  9 am to 4:30 pm

May 12:  Life Signs - Tracking the Invisible.  Field seminar given by the Rocky Mountain Conservancy.  For more information & reservations, go to www.RMConservancy.org or call 970-586-3262.  8:30 am to 4:30 pm

May 13:  Hawks in Flight - Birds of Prey.  Field seminar given by the Rocky Mountain Conservancy.  For more information & reservations, go to www.RMConservancy.org or call 970-586-3262.  9 am to 1 pm

May 13:  Beginning Watercolor for the Nature Enthusiast.  Field seminar given by the Rocky Mountain Conservancy.  For more information & reservations, go to www.RMConservancy.org or call 970-586-3262.  8:30 am to 4 pm

 

Performances

Live Music around town at Rock Inn, Nicky's Restaurant, Lonigans, The Wheel Bar, The Barrel, The Other Side, Estes Park Resort, Twin Owls Steakhouse, Marys Lake Lodge, Snowy Peaks Winery, Fajita Rita's, Ed's Cantina, Hunter's Chophouse, Rock Cut Brewing, and American Legion.

Weekly on Tuesdays & Wednesdays - James Davis.  Spanish & Classical Guitar.  Twin Owls Steakhouse.  6 pm

Weekly on Thursdays - Mountain Town Trio performing classic rock at Fajita Rita's.  6 pm to 9 pm

Weekly on Fridays - Live music - Acoustic.  Snowy Peaks Winery.  4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Mar 31 & April 1:  A Centennial Salute.  The Oratorio Society of Estes Park.  EPHS Auditorium.  Fri 7pm, Sat 2pm

Apr 2:  Estes Park Music Festival - Winter Series with Sandra Wong (fiddle, piano, double bass, percussion).  The Stanley Hotel Concert Hall. For further information contact 970-586-9519 or go to www.EstesParkMusicFestival.org  2 pm

Apr 7-8:  Salute to Americana.  Seven different bands over 2 nights.  The Stanley.  7pm

Apr 9:  Estes Park Music Festival - Winter Series with Antero Winds (oboe, flute, horn, bassoon, clarinet).  The Stanley Hotel Concert Hall. For further information contact 970-586-9519 or go to www.EstesParkMusicFestival.org  2 pm

Apr 23:  Estes Park Music Festival - Winter Series with Fred & Audrey Peterbark (piano and vocal).  The Stanley Hotel Concert Hall. For further information contact 970-586-9519 or go to www.EstesParkMusicFestival.org  2 pm

Apr 30:  Estes Park Music Festival - Winter Series with Estes Valley Chamber Singers (choral group).  The Stanley Hotel Concert Hall. For further information contact 970-586-9519 or go to www.EstesParkMusicFestival.org  2 pm

May 7:  Estes Park Music Festival - Winter Series with Miroslava/David McArthur (four hands piano).  The Stanley Hotel Concert Hall. For further information contact 970-586-9519 or go to www.EstesParkMusicFestival.org  2 pm

 

Exhibits

April 7:  First Friday Art Groove.  Fine Arts throughout the village.  5-8pm

 

In the Park 

Ranger Led Programs include tundra nature walks, talks about wildlife, childrens programs, elk patrol, and more!

Beaver Meadows Visitor Center - Open daily from 8 am to 4:30 pm.  Stop by to learn more about wildlife, the junior ranger program, recreational opportunities, and more!  Free 23 minute park film on the hour and half hour, bookstore, and general Park information.

Fall River Visitor Center - Closed for Season - except open for the last weekend in November and some weekends in December.  Features general Park information, life-sized wildlife displays, a bookstore, and a discovery room where kids can touch objects and try on dress up clothes.  Handicap accessible.

Alpine Visitor Center - Closed for the Season. Features exhibits on alpine tundra, gift shop & restaurant, and beautiful views!

Moraine Park Discovery Center - Closed for the Season.  See natural history exhibits or walk a half-mile nature trail.  Handicap accessible.

Sheep Lakes Information Station - Closed for the Season.  Great viewing spot for park wildlife:  bighorn sheep, coyote, elk, and badgers.

Kawuneechee Visitor Center - Open daily from 8 am - 4:30 pm.  1 mile north of Grand Lake on the Park's west side.  Features exhibits on the Colorado River, books, and the 20 minute park film.

 

Estes Park at Night 

For those night owls who don't go to bed when it gets dark, Estes Park has live entertainment galore.  Nightlife rocks at local bars, lounges, nightclubs, and pubs.

Live music from jazz, country, rock and blues to easy listening can be found at Nicky's Restaurant, Mary's Lake Lodge, Rock Inn Mountain Tavern, Estes Park Resort, The Other Side Restaurant, Ed's Cantina, The Waterfront Grill and Lonigan's Saloon.  If you want to be part of the entertainment, open mics, open stage, or karaoke can be found at The Wheel Bar and Lonigans.

Every Tuesday -  Open Bluegrass Jam.  The Rock Inn.  6 pm to 9 pm

Every Wednesday - Lonigans hosts an Open Stage.  9 pm

Every Thursday - Folk Bluegrass Pick.  The Barrel.  6 pm to 9 pm

Every Friday & Saturday - Lonigans hosts a Karaoke Night.  9 pm

Every Sunday - The Barrel hosts an Open Mic.  3 pm to 6 pm

 

Every Week - call for current shows and times

Reel Mountain Theatre  970-586-4227

Park Theater  970-586-8904