Give Mom a Break: Come to Estes Park for Thanksgiving!

Catch the Glow lights by Eric RoseCatch the Glow Parade Lights by Eric Rose

Give yourself a break from the kitchen and the whole family something to be thankful for with a holiday retreat in Estes Park this November.  All the festive events and delicious Thanksgiving dinner options will allow your entire family to relax, enjoy the mountain scenery and get deep into the holiday spirit.  After a filling feast at one of our cozy restaurants, grab your spot early and enjoy the excitement of the Catch the Glow Lighted Christmas Parade on Friday night.  All weekend long you can start your holiday shopping on our main street with a variety of unique gifts, friendly holiday characters, festive strolling carolers and a visit with Santa himself.  Go to for a full list of Thanksgiving dinner locations, events and more! 

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Holiday Shopping in Estes Park - Get your Shopping Done & Support Local Business!

Ladies shopping Estes Park

Ladies enjoying a recent shopping excursion in Estes Park

Gratefully, much of Estes Park is ready for business as usual! The majority of shops, restaurants, and lodging establishments have their doors open for customers.

A great way to support Estes Park is to come up for a shopping getaway.  Grab a friend and drive up the hill - it's a beautiful drive!

Map to Estes Park

  • Surprise Sidewalk Sale - this weekend October 12-13 Estes Park merchants move merchandise onto the sidewalks for spectacular deals
  • Find that perfect accessory or decor item at one of the boutique shops in town
  • Visit a gallery - a photo or print of stunning Rocky Mountain scenery will add natural inspiration to any wall and be a reminder of the "Mountain Strong" spirit we all love
  • Christmas shops in town carry unique ornaments and manger scenes that are perfect mementos of happy memories in Estes Park
  • Unwind with a spa treatment - Riverspointe Spa is now re-located along the peaceful Riverwalk downtown and their experienced staff would love to pamper you!
  • Dine at one of the wonderful restaurants in Estes Park - we have cuisine to suit anyone's taste or budget
  • Stay overnight, and the the crisp mountain air and majestic mountains transport you back to what really matters

So many folks from around the globe have sent their well wishes and prayers to Estes Park after the recent flooding.  It's been absolutely heartwarming to see the way the community has come together to repair and rebuild.  Thank you for your support and love for Estes Park -we'll see you soon!