Through Apr 23: Estes Restaurant Week. Throughout Estes.
Apr 18-19: Mysterious Owls of Rocky. Seminar. For details & reservations, contact Rocky Mountain Nature Assocation - 970-586-3262 or www.rmna.org 8 am
Apr 18-19: Great Roads to Great Chefs Program. Caleb Shriver of Dutch & Company Richmond, Virginia. Table restaurant at the Stanley Hotel. Call for reservations: 970-577-4160 or www.stanleyhotel.com/table
Apr 19: Breakfast with the Easter Bunny & Festivities. Estes Park Aquatic Center Gym. 8 am
Apr 19: Earth Day celebration at Rocky Mountaion National Park. Beaver Meadows Visitor Center. 10 am
Apr 19-20: FREE Entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park.
Apr 20: Easter Egg Hunt. Rocky Mountain Park Inn. 10 am
Apr 20: Easter Egg Hunt. Bring your basket to collect hidden eggs throughout the front lawn of the historic Stanley Hotel. 1 pm
Apr 24-27: Stanley Film Festival. The Stanley Hotel and additional Estes Park theaters.
Apr 26: The Real Story of Stephen King, The Shining, and the 1975 Stanley Hotel. Estes Park Archives Presentation. George Hix Community Room, U.S. Bank Building. 1 pm
May 3: Estes Park Duck Race. Festivities begin at Nicky's Resort at 11 a.m. Ducks go into the water at 1 p.m. and activities continue in Riverside Plaza until the last duck swims past the finish line.
May 3-4: Surprise Sidewalk Sale. Downtown & Throughout Estes Park.
May 8: Hawks in Flight: Birds of Prey - Seminar. For details & reservations, contact Rocky Mountain Nature Assocation - 970-586-3262 or www.rmna.org 9 am
May 9: Behind the Scenes in Rocky Mountain National Park - Seminar. For details & reservations, contact Rocky Mountain Nature Assocation - 970-586-3262 or www.rmna.org 9 am
Jun 10 - Aug 26: Grand Lake Safari: An Educational Adventure by Bus, Tuesdays from 8 am to 5 pm. Reservations required. For more details, contact Rocky Mountain Nature Assocation - 970-586-3262 or www.rmna.org
Jun 13 - Sep 5: Escape to Bear Lake: An Educational Adventure by Bus, Fridays from 8 am to noon. Reservations required. For more details, contact Rocky Mountain Nature Assocation - 970-586-3262 or www.rmna.org
June 11 - Sep 4: Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Adventure, Wednesdays & Thursdays from 9 am to 3:30 pm. Reservations required. For more details, contact Rocky Mountain Nature Assocation - 970-586-3262 or www.rmna.org
Live Music around town at Rock Inn, Nicky's Restaurant, Lonigans, Coffee on the Rocks, Estes Park Resort, Twin Owls Steakhouse
Apr 19: Betsy Skinner & Margie Patterson - Vocal Solos. Peak to Peak Concert Series. Shepherd of the Mountains Lutheran Church. 3 pm
Apr 27: Estes Valley Chamber Singers. Renaissance Music. The Stanley Hotel. 2 pm
May 4: Estes Park Music Festival - 2014 Winter Series. Estes Valley Chamber Singers - Classical Choir. Stanley Hotel. 2 pm
May 18: Estes Park Music Festival - 2014 Winter Series. Miroslava Mintcheva & David McArthur - Duo Pianos. Stanley Hotel. 2 pm
17th Annual Student Expressions Exhibit. Exhibit continues through April 26
6th Annual Winter Art Walk. Maps available at Cultural Arts Council. Continues through May 11
May 3: Capturing the Light - Opening Reception. Cultural Arts Council. 5 pm
May 3-25: Capturing the Light. Cultural Arts Council.
Sandzen in Estes Park Exhibit. Estes Park Museum. Through Aug 3, 2014.
In the Park
Bear Necessities - Beaver Meadows Visitor Center 10:30 am Sunday, Tuesday, & Thursday
Amazing Beavers - Beaver Meadows Visitor Center 10:30 am Monday, Wednesday, & Friday
High Country Trails - Alpine Visitor Center 2 pm (weather permitting) Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday
Ranger Led Programs are offered daily & include tundra nature walks, talks about wildlife, children's programs, elk patrol, and more!
Beaver Meadows Visitor Center - Open 8 am - 4:30 pm daily. Stop by to learn more about wildlife, the junior ranger program, recreational opportunities, and more! Free 20 minute park film on the hour and half hour, bookstore, and general Park information. Call 970-586-1206 for more specifics.
Fall River Visitor Center - Closed for the season. 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.
Alpine Visitor Center - Closed for the season. Will re-open late May 2014. Features exhibits on alpine tundra, gift shop & restaurant, and beautiful views!
Moraine Park Visitor Center - Closed for 2013.
Kawuneechee Visitor Center - Open 8 am - 4:30 pm daily. 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, Crags Lodge, Aspen Lodge, Time Out, Estes Park Resort, and Lonigan's Saloon. If you want to be part of the entertainment, open mics, open stage, or karaoke can be found at Wapiti Grill, Ed's Cantina, Mountain Tiki Bar, and Lonigan's.
The Wheel Bar specializes in Texas Hold Em, and Twin Owls Steakhouse hosts a magic show.
Every Wednesday - Longz Mountain Grill hosts a Trivia night. 7 pm
Every Week - call for current shows and times
Reel Mountain Theatre 970-586-4227
Park Theater 970-586-8904