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.



There are no events scheduled for this week.

 Around Town

Dec 14, 21, 28:  $5 Friday 9-Hole Golf.  8-12a.

Dec 15:  Frohliche Weihnachten - holiday games & activities.  Families welcome.  The Barrel.  2 - 10p.

Dec 31:  New Year's Dinner & Music.  Bird & Jim Restaurant.  5-11p.

Jan 27:  Estes Park Wedding Association Bridal Show 2019.  The Stanley Hotel.  11a - 2p.

Jan 27:  40th Annual Frost Giant 5K/10K Race.  5K - 11a,  10K - noon


Weekly On:

  •  Tuesday - Free 5K group fun run.  Starts at the Stanley Hotel.  Warm-up at 5:30 pm, Run begins at 6 pm
  •   Sunday - History & Nature Talk.  Rams Horn Village. 5-6p
  •  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
  •  Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday - Weaving Demo.  Old Church Shops.  1-3p.



Dec 15:  Estes Park Chorale Christmas Concert.  Presb. Community Church. 2 - 4p.

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, The Waterfront Grill, and American Legion.



Jan 4:  First Friday Art Groove.  5-8p


In the Park 

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

Dec 15-16 & 22-23:  Winter Wonders!  Beaver Meadows Visitor Center.  10 - 10:30a

Beaver Meadows Visitor Center - Open daily (except Thanksgiving and Christmas) - reduced hours in winter.  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 winter except for select Holiday dates.   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 winter.   Summer 9a - 5p.  Features exhibits on alpine tundra, gift shop & restaurant, and beautiful views!

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

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

Kawuneechee Visitor Center - Open year round with winter hours Wed. - Sunday 9a - 4:30p.  Closed Monday & Tuesday & Thanksgiving.  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, Rock Inn Mountain Tavern, Estes Park Resort, The Other Side Restaurant, Snowy Peaks Winery, The Waterfront Grill, Fajita Rita's, Twin Owls Steakhouse, 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, Estes Park Resort, The Rock Inn, and Lonigans.

Every Friday, Saturday - Nicky's Steakhouse.  Jazz Piano.  6pm.

Every Friday - The Other Side.  Jazz.  5pm - 8pm.

Every Friday, Saturday - Lonigans hosts Karaoke.  9 pm


Every Week - call for current shows and times

Reel Mountain Theatre  970-586-4227

Park Theater  970-586-8904